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Apps with 'Optimized for Windows' feature

  1. GParted is a GTK+ frontend to GNU Parted and the official GNOME Partition Editor application. It is used for creating, deleting, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.
  2. Waterfox is a high performance browser based on the Mozilla platform. Made specifically for 64-Bit systems, Waterfox has one thing in mind: speed.


  3. Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser available for Microsoft Windows and Linux (with other operating systems in development), focusing on efficiency and customization. Make sure to get the most out of your browser!.
  4. Captura is a Windows software that allows you to record your screen or a region of you screen in high resolution with or without audio, keystrokes and mouse cursor.

    Discontinued

    Captura is not being developped anymore, but the software can still be downloaded. See https://github.com/MathewSachin/Captura/issues/405#issuecomment-657065501

  5. PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.
  6. Notezilla is the leading sticky notes app for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and the web. Set reminders to sticky notes, Pin sticky notes, attach them to websites, docs & folders, sync between PCs and other devices, organize using folders and tags.
  7. Locale Emulator is a tool similar to MS AppLocale and NTLEA, providing a simulation function that can make an application recognize your OS as in a language other than the real one. It is quite useful when you are trying to play country-specific games.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • KaiOS
    SHAREit - An inter-phone transmission tool that has zero network traffic; Works even without internet connection and 60x faster than Bluetooth.
  8. Rebelle is a one-of-a-kind paint program that lets you create realistic watercolor, acrylic and dry media artwork, using real-world color blending, wet diffusion and drying.
  9. If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep, caffeine will keep it awake. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks you're still working at the keyboard, so won't lock the screen or activate the screensaver.
  10. Squad is a 50 vs 50 multiplayer first-person shooter that aims to capture combat realism through communication and teamplay, emphasizing both strong squad cohesion mechanics as well as larger scale coordination, tactics and planning.
  11. FastPictureViewer is an award-winning image viewer for the Windows platform, specifically Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.