Macworld has announced the first round of nominations for the Macworld Awards.

Now in its 16th year, the Macworld Awards are THE event in the UK Mac calendar, recognising the products and vendors that make a significant contribution throughout the year.

All the winners are chosen by the Macworld editorial team and Macworld's army of enthusiastic readers. We celebrate the most innovative and successful products and companies in the Mac community for their achievements and contributions to the industry.

Readers can vote here for their favourite products of the past twelve months – an be in with a chance of winning an iPad 2.

Readers can also enter the following awards:

Digital artist of the year

Mobile champion of the year

Macworld Awards 2011 - Editors' Awards


Apple Product Of The Year

1 MacBook Air 11in

2 Mac App Store

3 MacBook Pro

4 iPad 2

Best Consumer Storage

1 LaCie LaCinema Classic HD

2 Western Digital WD Live TV

3 G-TECH G-Drive Slim

4 Freecom Hard Drive XS

Best Business Storage

1 Icy Dock MB982SPR-2S

2 Data Robotics DroboPro FS

3 Sabio Storage DAS DM2-PT

4 Promise SmartStore DS4600


Best Consumer Software

1 Adobe Premiere Elements

2 Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac

3 FileMaker Bento 4

4 Roxio Toast 11 Titanium

Best Professional Software

1 Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac

2 Business Accountz Enterprise

3 Parallels Desktop 6

4 LogMeIn

Best Education Product

1 Vito Technology Star Walk for iPad

2 Scrivener 2

3 Nuance Dragon Dictate

4 Read&Write GOLD 4 for Mac


Best iPhone Entertainment & Lifestyle App

To be announced...

Best iPhone Business & Utility App

To be announced...

Best iPhone & iPod Accessory

To be announced...

Best iPad Accessory

To be announced...


Best Consumer Digital Camera

1 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

2 Fujifilm FinePix HS10

3 Canon PowerShot S95

4 Nikon Coolpix P100

Consumer Audio Product Of The Year

To be announced...


Best Creative Hardware

1 Wacom Intuos4 Wireless

2 Aiptek Media Tablet Ultimate

3 Spydercheckr

4 LaCie 324i display

Creative Design Software Of The Year

1 QuarkXPress 9

2 Autodesk Maya 2011

3 Filter Forge 2

4 OnOne Perfect Photo Suite 5.5

Best Web And Online Software

1 Yummy FTP

2 WordPress 3

3 BaseKit

4 Freeway 5.5

Best Printer

1 HP Photosmart Premium

2 Xerox Phaser 6180MFPV/D

3 Epson Stylus Pro 3880

4 Canon Pixma MX870

Professional Camcorder Of The Year

1 Panasonic AF101

2 Canon XF300/XF305

3 Sony F3

4 JVC HM790

Digital SLR Of The Year

1 Olympus E-PL2

2 Nikon D3100

3 Canon EOS 60D

4 Panasonc Lumix DMC-GH2