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    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
  1. Quod Libet is a Gapless GTK+-based audio player written in Python. Its designed around the idea that you know how to organize your music better than we do. It lets you make playlists based on regular expressions (dont worry, regular searches work too).


  2. 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.
  3. Welcome to Amphetamine4, the most awesome keep-awake utility ever created for macOS. Amphetamine can keep your Mac, and optionally its display, awake through a super simple on/off switch, or automatically through easy-to-configure Triggers.
  4. John’s Background Switcher (or JBS for short) periodically changes the wallpaper on your computer (like every hour or every day) to something interesting. JBS sits in your system tray (down by the clock) and changes your background at the time interval of your choosing.
  5. This GNOME app helps to manage time according to Pomodoro Technique. It intends to improve productivity and quality of work by reminding you to take short breaks.
  6. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).
  7. Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  8. SmartSystemMenu extends system menu of all windows in the system. It appends next custom items to menu:
  9. Project Hamster is time tracking for individuals. It helps you to keep track on how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track.
  10. Crow Translate is a simple and lightweight translator programmed in C++ / Qt that allows to translate and speak text using Google, Yandex and Bing translate API.
  11. Tweaking.com - Windows Repair is a tool designed help fix a large majority of known Windows problems including; registry errors, file permissions, issues with Internet Explorer, Windows Updates, Windows Firewall and more.
  12. 1Clipboard is managerial clipboard software that enables you to approach clipboard at any place on any device.

    Discontinued

    Since 2016, there is no new version. See changelog: http://1clipboard.io/update

  13. Taskbar System Monitoring for Windows.
  14. Lightscreen is a simple tool to automate the tedious process of saving and cataloging screenshots, it operates as a hidden background process that is invoked with one (or multiple) hotkeys and then saves a screenshot file to disk according to the user's preferences.