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OS & Utilities

This category includes computer operating systems and the tools to manage and maintain them: disk and registry cleaners, temporary files deleters, duplicate file locators, disk space analysis, disk defragmenters, software and process managers, fonts, drivers, partitions, and startup and boot managers. Moreover, you can monitor system activities, share input devices, and customize and enhance your desktop with software that helps in changing icons, wallpapers, your taskbar, or your shell.

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7-Zip

The main features of 7-Zip

High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compressionSupported formats:Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIMUnpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZipStrong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formatsSelf-extracting capability for 7z formatIntegration with Windows ShellPowerful File ManagerPowerful command line versionPlugin for FAR ManagerLocalizations for 87 languages

7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.

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TeamViewer

TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.

New features such as VoIP, webcam and application selection will give you an even better, easier and faster desktop sharing experience.

  • TeamViewer enables you to do what you want without any hassle and without any worries.Private data, private conversations, and private meetings stay that way.
  • Support, assist, interact, and collaborate with people. Exchange information. Access and use technology. One tool makes it possible to work as if you were all in the same room without travel time and expenses.
  • Solve issues remotely or bring customers and colleagues together without complex steps or onerous prep time.

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CCleaner

CCleaner is a system optimization/cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It can also clear your internet history and act as a fully featured registry cleaner.CCleaner is fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO spyware or adware!

Freemium 248 alternatives 2599 apps

Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.

The latest release is 19.04 ("Disco Dingo"), and the most recent long-term support release is 18.04 LTS ("Bionic Beaver"), which is supported until 2023 under public support and until 2028 as a paid option.

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Steam

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.

Features:

Small Steam Chat iconSteam ChatTalk with friends or groups via text or voice without leaving Steam. Videos, Tweets, GIFs and more are supported; use wisely.

Game HubsEverything about your game, all in one place. Join discussions, upload content, and be the first to know about new updates.

Steam BroadcastStream your gameplay live with the click of a button, and share your game with friends or the rest of the community.

Small Steam Workshop iconSteam WorkshopCreate, discover, and download player-created mods and cosmetics for nearly 1,000 supported games.

Available on MobileAccess Steam anywhere from your iOS or Android device with the Steam mobile app.

Early Access to GamesDiscover, play, and get involved with games as they evolve. Be the first to see what's coming and become part of the process.

MultilingualCreating a global community is important to us, that's why our client supports 28 languages and counting.

Purchases Made EasyOur storefront supports 100+ payment methods across over 35 currencies, giving you the flexibility to pay how you want.

Controller SupportSteam encourages developers to include controller support in their games including PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo controllers.

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Opera

Opera is a browser with innovative features, speed and security. Opera’s vision is to deliver the best Internet experience on any device and the company is committed to support and contribute to open standards.

The browser delivers a highly customizable start page (Speed Dial) where you can set your top sites and bookmarks, Off-road mode for data saving and faster browsing in slow networks such as 3G/2G and public Wi-Fi, a "Discover" page for getting the best of the web's content; and in the desktop version Stash, a tool for comparing pages and "read it later".

Resume, save and rename the media files you keep on your phone with the download manager.

For iOS, Blackberry and other devices, Small Opera Mini iconOpera Mini is available: compared with Opera Mobile, it provides similar features and browsing experience, but its peculiar feature is that pages are compressed before being sent to your phone.In this way you can:

  • Save time, because pages and tabs will load faster;
  • Save data and money, because Opera Mini uses up to 90% less data from your prepaid data plan than other web browsers.

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HandBrake

HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).

Supports• Any Blu-ray or DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD, and some .VOB, .m2ts, and .TS files. Without VLC, HandBrake requires media to be unencrypted or already decrypted by third-party programs (i.e. DVD rippers).• Almost any other multimedia file it can get libavformat to read and libavcodec to decode.

Outputs• File format: MP4 and MKV• Video: MPEG-4, H.264, or Theora• Audio: AAC, CoreAudio AAC (macOS Only), MP3, or Vorbis. AC-3 pass-through, DTS pass-through (MKV only)

Other features• Support of chapter selections• Support of subtitles• Integrated bitrate calculator• Picture deinterlacing, cropping and scaling• Live Video Preview

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foobar2000

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.

Main features

Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, Opus, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.Gapless playback.Easily customizable user interface layout.Advanced tagging capabilities.Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.Full ReplayGain support.Customizable keyboard shortcuts.Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.

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PuTTY

PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

A simple, lightweight client for connecting to a Linux shell from your Windows machine!

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