Crew Picks

Our favorite apps


  • Olive Video Editor

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
    Olive is making rapid progress and users are already producing videos with it, but it's still currently in alpha meaning it is incomplete and not fully stable. Regardless we invite you to download the latest build and try it out for yourself.
    New features are being added every day. Even if Olive is missing something you need, come back in a month or two and it's possible it will have been implemented.

     

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  • LightPaper

    Commercial Mac Website

    LightPaper lets you write your documents/articles/blogs using powerful features such as markdown, folder navigator, real and live preview, shadow notes, multi-tabs, custom styles, distraction free mode, syntax highlighting, math rendering, full GFM support including GitHub tasks, Jekyll rendering, and more.

    Whether you are a professional writer, a blogger, a developer, a scholar, or a student, LightPaper has you covered for all your writing and note taking needs.

     

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  • DVDStyler

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    DVDStyler is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVDs. It allows not only burning of video files on DVD that can be played practically on any standalone DVD player, but also creation of individually designed DVD menus. It is open source software and is completely free.

    Features

    Create and burn DVD video with interactive menus;
    Design your own DVD menu or select one from the list of ready to use menu templates;
    Create photo slideshow;
    Add multiple subtitle and audio tracks;
    Support of AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG, OGG, WMV and other file formats;
    Support of MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, Xvid, MP2, MP3, AC-3 and other audio and video formats;
    Support of multi-core processor;
    Use MPEG and VOB files without reencoding, see FAQ;
    Put files with different audio/video format on one DVD (support of titleset);
    User-friendly interface with support of drag & drop;
    Flexible menu creation on the basis of scalable vector graphic;
    Import of image file for background;
    Place buttons, text, images and other graphic objects anywhere on the menu screen;
    Change the font/color and other parameters of buttons and graphic objects;
    Scale any button or graphic object;
    Copy any menu object or whole menu;
    Customize navigation using DVD scripting.

     

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  • ActivityWatch

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome Python ... Chromium Firefox Website

    Log what you do on your computer. Simple (yet powerful), extensible, no third parties.

     

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  • Scarlet Notes

    Free Android Android Tablet F-Droid Website

    Material Notes offers a simple no hassle interface for adding notes in a beautiful material design.

     

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  • kboard

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    A programmable keyboard for Android that lets you send phrases, lenny faces, macros, or data from the Internet in a single tap.

     

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  • Core Shell

    Freemium Mac Website

    Core Shell is a full-featured terminal with built-in OpenSSH support, focused on managing and login to hosts efficiently.

     

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  • Rabbit

    Free Personal Web Android iPhone Website

    Rabbit is about sharing your everyday. Watch your favorite shows with your friends, without being in the same room (or even the same city!). Collaborate with your coworkers when you’re all on the road. Shop together for a birthday present for Mom, then sing her “happy birthday” with family far away. The possibilities are endless.

     

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  • Helium

    Free Mac Website

    Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

     

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  • Windscribe

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome Opera Firefox Website

    Windscribe protects all of your computer activity like browsing, Skype, email and P2P from prying eyes. Its the simplest and most powerful VPN client you will ever use.

    Travelling abroad where Internet may be restricted? Use the "Stealth Mode" to by pass government firewalls and unlock the Internet just like at home.

    Windscribe is not just a VPN, it’s a desktop application and browser extension that work together to protect your online privacy, unblock websites, and remove ads and trackers that follow you across the websites you visit every day. Never mess with confusing settings and options menus again, our minimalist applications are designed to be turned on once, and forgotten about.

     

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  • Heroku

    Freemium Mac Linux Web Website

    Heroku is a platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, run, and operate applications entirely in the cloud.

     

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  • TellForm

    Free Self-Hosted Heroku Docker Website

    Create stunning embedable forms for recruiting, market research, surveys and more.

     

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  • Startpage

    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome Safari Firefox Website

    Why did we create Startpage.com?

    As kids, we’re all taught not to touch stuff that doesn’t belong to us. It’s a good guideline. So why are online companies harvesting our personal data without our consent? They shouldn’t. That’s why we’re developing online tools that help you stay in control of your personal information. Search is done. Expect other private versions of common digital services soon. Why?
    Because it’s our belief that personal data should be your data, not Big Data. Period.

    How we made search private

    You can’t beat Google when it comes to online search. So we’re paying them to use their brilliant search results in order to remove all trackers and logs. The result: The world’s best and most private search engine. Only now you can search without ads following you around, recommending products you’ve already bought. And no more data mining by companies with dubious intentions. We want you to dance like nobody’s watching and search like nobody’s watching.

    No personal data storage

    We don’t collect or share your personal information. Ever. There’s literally no data about you on our servers. None. We can’t profile you, and we can’t be forced to hand over your data to authorities, simply because we don’t have any data to hand over.

    Anonymous View

    Clicking search results means leaving the protection of Startpage.com. This could lead to a barrage of cookies being installed on your device. That’s why we developed the "Anonymous View" feature. With "Anonymous View" you can visit search results in full privacy, and keep on browsing: They’ll never know you were there. You’ll find the feature next to every search result.

    No filter bubble

    Other search engines use your search habits to serve you results they think you want, essentially trapping you in an echo chamber of results. With Startpage.com, you break through the filter bubble to see a wider variety of results.

     

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  • Tresorit

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Website

    End-to-end encrypted file sync & sharing
    Tresorit is the ultra-secure place in the cloud to store, sync and share files easily from anywhere, anytime. Tresorit is powered by end-to-end encryption and enhanced with a flexible permission system, therefore it seals your files away from internal data breaches and hackers. All the data is securely stored according to the GDPR in Europe in Microsoft Azure datacenters.

    Tresorit helps to secure your team member's collaboration with shared team folders. Manage who can add, edit or only view the data you shared. Team members can securely access the updated files using their browser, desktop, or mobile device, wherever they are.

    Files can be shared with the same secure manners outside your company as well. Replace risky email attachments with ultra-secure share links. Thanks to end-to-end encryption, nothing leaves your device unencrypted, meaning only you and your recipient can open the files, nobody in-between.

     

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  • GoodNotes

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad Website

    GoodNotes lets you take notes and annotate PDF documents. They will be synced to all your iOS devices automatically, thanks to iCloud.

    This app allows you to

    • take page-based hand-written vector-drawn notes
    • search handwritten notes
    • import and annotate PDF documents in your notes
    • export to PDF with searchable text layer of your hand-written notes
    • sync and view notes across iOS and Mac platforms

     

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  • BountySource

    Free Web Website

    BountySource is a funding platform for open-source bugs and features.

    Anyone can can post a monetary bounty on an open source project's issues (currently only projects hosted on Github are supported), encouraging other developers to come and work on a solution.

     

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  • Cronopete

    Free Linux Website

    A Linux clone of Time Machine, the backup utility for Mac from Apple. It aims to mimic it as closely as possible.

     

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  • Daylio

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Keep a free private diary and capture your day without writing down a single line!.

     

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  • Briar

    Free Android Website

    An open-source decentralized and encrypted messaging app even without internet connection via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
    Messages are stored securely on your device, not in the cloud. Connect directly with nearby contacts - no Internet access is required.

     

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  • Find

    Free Web Website

    Improve your browser's URL bar with an action engine. Don't just search, Find!.

     

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  • Recalbox

    Free Linux Raspbian Raspberry Pi Odroid Website

    Recalbox is a light embedded system created to run on the raspberryPi ,raspberryPI 2 and on PC x86/x64.

    You can transform your rpi or your pc in an emulation platform, supporting up to 40 systems !

    Features

    Supports Amiga, Atari 2600/7800, C64, NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, DS, Super Nintendo, DOSBox and ScummVM, Master System, Megadrive (Genesis), FBA, iMame4all, PCEngine, MSX1/2, PSX, SegaCD, Sega 32x, and more!
    Build with buildroot, so the root file system is only 100MB compressed.
    Rescue system based on NOOBS : reinstall directly from your sd card or get the last version from the net
    Online update
    Network access to rom folder, screenshots, saves.
    fat32 rom partition : compatible with all systems
    Controller configuration in the frontend : configure once, play everywhere.
    Background frontend music
    PS3 and Shanwan Bluetooth built-in support (plug a controller, unplug and play)
    French, English, Portugues (thanks to mgoulart), Spanish, German and maybe other to come if you participate.
    Frontend based on Aloshi great EmulationStation2
    FBA optimized version with 4 player support (yeah Dungeons and Dragons)
    Use RPi GPIOs as controllers

     

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  • eM Client

    Freemium Mac Windows Website

    eM Client is a full featured e-mail client with a modern and easy to use interface. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts and chat.

     

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  • October

    Free Self-Hosted Laravel PHP Website

    The award-winning CMS platform trusted by thousands of digital studios and their clients. Based on Laravel.

     

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  • Ripcord

    Free Mac Windows Linux Discord Slack Website

    Ripcord is a desktop chat client for group-centric services like Slack and Discord. It provides a traditional compact desktop interface designed for power users. It's not built on top of web browser technology: it responds quickly to input, sips gently from computer resources, and gets out of your way. It does voice chat, too.

     

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  • Pillowfort.io

    Commercial Web Website

    Pillowfort is a blogging platform providing users with better tools for communication and control over how their content is accessed and shared.

     

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