140,000 online users of Germany’s top PC software download destination portal elect their favorite software titles in ten distinct categories

PARIS, France and FRANKFURT, Germany (December 19, 2014) – Nexway, a leading provider of global managed e-commerce solutions for publishers and retailers of digital products, announces this year’s Software of the Year awards winners in Germany, the result of a public vote by online users of Softwareload (http://www.softwareload.com), the leading PC software download destination website in the country, operated by Nexway.

The Software of the Year awards was started in 2006 by Softwareload to elect German consumers’ favorite PC software products. The awards have since become a recognized mark of excellence in the country, with winners proudly displaying their awards in their online stores and on their physical product boxes.

In 2014, Softwareload nominated seventy-four PC software titles in ten distinct categories. All participants in the voting session held in November were entered to win prizes totaling 15,000 euros.

The gold winners of this year’s Softwareload Software of the Year awards are announced below by categories:

  • Antivirus and Security: Kaspersky Internet Security™
  • Burning and CD/DVD: Nero™
  • Office: Microsoft Office™
  • Finance: WISO Mein Geld™
  • Photo & Graphics: Adobe Photoshop Elements™
  • Music: Audials One™
  • PC Tuning: TuneUp Utilities™
  • Tax Software: WISO Steuer-Sparbuch™
  • System Tools: Driver Genius™
  • Video: Audials Moviebox™

 “We are proud to once again announce the most popular PC software titles in Germany, elected by over 140,000 loyal users of Softwareload, the country’s leading PC software download destination website, operated by Nexway”, says Gilles Ridel, Founder and CEO of Nexway. “We congratulate this year’s winners and wish them continued success in the vibrant German market for digital PC software products”, also says Gilles Ridel.

To celebrate the winners, all thirty winning titles are currently offered at a 20% discount on Softwareload, at the following URL: http://www.softwareload.de/softwaredesjahres

About Nexway

Nexway (www.nexway.com) is a leading provider of full-service e-commerce solutions for publishers and online retailers of digital PC software products, PC video games and Android™ apps. The company’s white-label online stores, in-app stores and app stores boost revenue of digital products with purchase, freemium, trial, subscription and item sales revenue models. Nexway is based in Nanterre, France and has subsidiaries in the USA, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Luxemburg, Morocco, Poland, and Japan. Leading companies relying on Nexway include retailers Orange™, Yahoo! Japan™, Kurio™, Softwareload™, Best Buy™, Pão de Açúcar™, Baixaki™, and Amazon™; and publishers Kaspersky Lab™, IMSI®/Design, Adobe™, SEGA™, Electronic Arts™, ESET™ and AVAST Software™.

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