Software to Install (Windows)


  • f.lux

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.

     

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  • Thunderbird

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Website

    Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox.

    It supports POP (storing mail locally on your hard drive so that it can be accessed without an internet connection), and IMAP. It features excellent mail filter capabilities and management.

    Thunderbird has strong support for using multiple accounts and identities, including automated signature features.

    Chat functionality is built in, so you can enjoy real-time conversation with your contacts, right from your favorite messaging application, with multiple supported networks. Thunderbird makes it easy to search through both past conversations and received emails.

    Thunderbird can also function as an RSS/Atom feed reader, and has a large selection of add-ons that extend it with calendar support, PGP support, integration with online services and much more.

    Available also as portable app: http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/thunderbird_portable

     

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  • Virtual CloneDrive

    Free Windows Website

    Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, however it exists only virtually. Image files of various formats (.iso, .bin, etc) can be mounted onto a virtual drive from your hard-disk or from a network drive and used in the same manner as inserting them into a normal CD/DVD drive.

     

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  • Ubuntu

    Free Windows Linux Windows S Website

    Ubuntu is a Debian Linux-based open source operating system for desktop computers.

     

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  • Nextcloud

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Cloudron Website

    A safe home for all your data – Access & share your files, calendars, contacts, mail & more from any device, on your terms.

     

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  • File Converter

    Free Windows Windows Explorer Website

    File Converter is a very simple tool which allows you to convert and compress one or several file(s) using the context menu in Windows Explorer.

    It supports a lot of different file formats:

    Audio
    From: 3gp, aiff, ape, avi, bik, cda, flac, flv, m4a, mkv, mov, mp3, mp4, oga, ogg, wav, webm, wma, wmv
    To: flac, aac, ogg, mp3, wav

    Video:
    From: 3gp, avi, bik, flv, gif, m4v, mkv, mp4, mpeg, mov, ogv, webm, wmv
    To: webm, mkv, mp4, avi, gif

    Image & Document:
    From: bmp, exr, ico, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, svg, tiff, tga, pdf
    To: png, jpg, ico, gif

    Document:
    From: bmp, exr, ico, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, svg, tiff, tga
    To: pdf

     

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  • Listary

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com Windows Explorer Website

    Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows
    that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.

     

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  • TortoiseHg

    Free Windows Linux Website

    TortoiseHg is an easy to use client for the Mercurial (Hg) distributed revision control system. TortoiseHg adds shell integration into Windows and Linux (Gnome/Nautilus) and includes a command line wrapper.

     

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  • TortoiseSVN

    Free Windows Website

    TortoiseSVN is a really easy to use Revision control / version control / source control software for Windows.
    Since its not an integration for a specific IDE you can use it with whatever development tools you like.
    TortoiseSVN is free to use. You dont need to get a loan or pay a full years salary to use it.

    It also offers the "Project Monitor" for monitoring repositories for updates (similar to Commit Monitor or SVN Notifier)

     

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  • Plex

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple TV Kindle Fire Roku Daydream Website

    Plex bridges the gap between your computer and your home theater, doing so with a visually appealing user interface that provides instant access to your media. Plex can play a wide range of video, audio and photo formats as well as online streaming audio and video. The real power of Plex is found in its library features: Organize your media into versatile libraries, automatically retrieve metadata from the Internet, and display your libraries using one of the visually stunning skins.

    The Plex mobile app lets you remotely stream music and video to your smartphone over WiFi, and use your smartphone as a remote control for your media center,

     

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  • Python

    Free Mac Windows Linux S60 BSD ... AROS Haiku AmigaOS OpenSolaris MorphOS Website

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

     

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  • WinCDEmu

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc images by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer. If you have downloaded an ISO image and want to use it without burning it to a blank disc, WinCDEmu is the easiest way to do it.

    Features:

    • One-click mounting of ISO, CUE, NRG, MDS/MDF, CCD, IMG images.
    • Supports unlimited amount of virtual drives.
    • Runs on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions from XP to Windows 10.
    • Allows creating ISO images through a context menu in Explorer.
    • Small installer size - less than 2MB!
    • Does not require rebooting after installation.
    • A special portable version is available.
    • Translated to more than 20 languages.
    • Does not occupy drive letters when not used.
    • Supports data, DVD-video and BD-video images.
    • WinCDEmu is free for any kind of use - it is licensed under LGPL

    Translations:
    WinCDEmu supports various UI languages through the LNG files maintained by the community. You can download the latest language files or submit your own translation in the Online Translation System.

     

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  • EdgeDeflector

    Free Windows Website

    EdgeDeflector is a small helper application that intercepts URIs that force-open web links in Microsoft Edge and redirects it to the system’s default web browser.

     

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  • ASUS AI Suite

    Free Windows Website

    AI Suite 3 is an all-in-one interface that integrates several ASUS utilities and allows you to launch and operate these utilities simultaneously.

     

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  • WinPcap

    Free Windows Website

    WinPcap is the first successful port of libpcap (originally developed for Unix-like operating systems) for Windows.
    Features of WinPcap:
    -WinPcap is released under the BSD open source licence.
    -It implements all of the classic optimizations described in the packet capture literature (e.g., kernel-level filtering and buffering, context switch mitigation, partial packet copy), plus some original ones, like JIT filter compilation and kernel-level statistic processing.

    • It allows applications to capture and transmit network packets bypassing the protocol stack.
      -It has additional useful features, including kernel-level packet filtering, a network statistics engine and support for remote packet capture.

     

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  • VRidge

    Freemium Windows Android HTC Vive Oculus Rift Website

    Play PC VR games inside your mobile VR headset with VRidge technology. For a fraction of the cost!

    This app enables RiftCat's VRidge technology on Android phone. Transforming your phone to a powerful VR headset screen. All you need is to put it inside a headmount like Google Cardboard and have fun.

    It uses your desktop PC computing power to handle PC VR games and stream it into your phone via WiFi. It simulates the devices like Oculus Rift etc.

     

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  • VLC Media Player

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Apple TV PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Haiku Xbox Website

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

     

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  • Video DownloadHelper

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Chrome Firefox Website

    DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.

    Just surf the Web as you are used to, when DownloadHelper detects it can do something for you, the icon gets animated and a menu allows you to download files by simply clicking an item

    For instance, if you go to a YouTube page, you'll be able to download the video directly on your file system. It also works with MySpace, Google videos, DailyMotion, Porkolt, iFilm, DreamHost and others. You can even setup the extension to automatically convert the downloaded movies to your preferred video format.

    When you are on a page containing links to images or movies, you can download some or all of them at once. Moving the mouse over the items in the menu will highlights the links directly in the page to make sure they are the ones you want to pick up.

    DownloadHelper also allows you to download files one by one, so that you keep bandwidth to surf for other stuff to download.

    Because of Google WebStore restrictions, the Chrome version of the add-on does not download videos from YouTube. Use the Firefox version for this purpose.

     

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  • VeraCrypt

    Free Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com Website

    VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on Small TrueCrypt iconTrueCrypt .
    It adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks.
    For example, when the system partition is encrypted, TrueCrypt uses PBKDF2-RIPEMD160 with 1000 iterations whereas in VeraCrypt we use 327670. And for standard containers and other partitions, TrueCrypt uses at most 2000 iterations but VeraCrypt uses 655340 for RIPEMD160 and 500000 iterations for SHA-2 and Whirlpool.

     

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  • Uplay

    Free Windows Website

    Uplay is Ubisoft's PC games portal, where you can find all your games on PC.

     

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  • Typora

    Free Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Replace them with a real live preview feature to help you concentrate the content itself.

    It has features of:

    1. Markdown support including tables, code fences with syntax highlight, LaTeX, Table of Contents.
    2. Cross-platform.
    3. The real live preview and WYSIWYG features.
    4. Beautiful interface and Custom CSS theme support.
    5. Easy export

    Typora will only be free during its Beta period. When it gets out of Beta, it will be a paid app.

     

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  • TortoiseGit

    Free Windows Website

    TortoiseGit is a Windows Shell Interface to Git and based on TortoiseSVN. It's open source and can fully be build with freely available software.

     

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  • TeamViewer

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows S Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome PortableApps.com Kindle Fire Website

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds.

     

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  • Sumatra PDF

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI viewer for Windows.
    Why another PDF reader?

    Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features.

    Its small and starts up very fast.

    Its designed for portable use: its just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB drive.

     

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  • Steam

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the worlds most popular games. Steam is set apart from its peers in terms of functionality primarily by its residency in the system tray, and the desktop tasks that the client software performs to make use of that position.

     

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