Apps worth remembering


  • PDF-XChange Viewer

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com Website

    The PDF-XChange Viewer has been discontinued and replaced by the PDF-XChange Editor.

     

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  • SumatraPDF

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF/DjVu/EPUB/XPS/CHM/CBR/CBZ/MOBI/FB2 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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  • Google Chrome Developer Tools

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome Website

    The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome. The developer tools are developed partly through the WebKit open source project, where the tools are called Web Inspector.

    Here are some of the things you can do with the Chrome Developer Tools:
    Live edit DOM and CSS to master your web page looks.
    Debug JavaScript using graphical debugger with advanced breakpoints support.
    Analyze the execution time of all your functions to improve the speed of your app.
    Trace reflows and repaints as your app loads.
    Explore what is stored within HTML5 local storage databases.

     

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  • Google Chrome

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD iPad PortableApps.com Website

    A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Small Chromium iconChromium project with a focus on speed and minimalism. Chrome offers fast start-up and web page loading, supports a minimalist user interface, automatically updates in the background, and offers syncing of browser bookmarks, extensions, passwords, and history between multiple computers by your Google account.

    Additionally, Chrome has Flash and PDF support built into the browser for better speed and security.

    Chrome Web Apps and Extensions are available on Small Chrome Web Store iconChrome Web Store .

    Available in more than 50 languages.

     

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Snapcraft PortableApps.com Haiku Fire TV Gecko Website

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. Firefox is highly extensible, with thousands of third-party add-ons available.

    Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently faster than Google Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface.

     

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  • CentBrowser

    Free Windows Website

    Cent Browser is an enhanced version of the Chromium web browser that bundles many useful features, such as scrollable tab bar, automatic memory optimization, lazy session loading, mouse gesture, super drag and a lot of tab options. It makes your web surfing easier, more comfortable and more secure.

     

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  • Microsoft OneNote

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows S ... Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire Website

    A digital notebook application that gives people one place to gather notes and information. .

     

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  • AlternativeTo

    Free Web Website

    AlternativeTo is a website which lists alternatives to web-based software, desktop computer software, and mobile apps.

     

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  • npm

    Free Web Website

    npm is a package manager for Node.js that is run through the command line and manages dependencies for an application. It is the predominant package manager for Node.js.

     

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  • GitHub

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

    GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Small Git iconGit revision control system. It is written in Ruby on Rails by Logical Awesome developers Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner. GitHub offers both commercial plans and free accounts for open source projects.

    The site provides social networking functionality like feeds, followers and the network graph to display how developers work on their versions of a repository.

    GitHub also operates a pastebin-style site at gist.github.com, wikis for the individual repositories and web pages that can be edited through a git repository.

    GitHub has a built-in, highly functional Issue Tracker.

     

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  • Icons8

    Freemium Web Website

    Icons8 is a collection of icons created by a single team. The ideas for the icons are crowdsourced by the community.

     

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  • IcoFX

    Commercial Windows Website

    IcoFX is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It is designed to work with Windows and Macintosh icons supporting transparency.

    With a wealth of tools and more than 40 effects at your fingertips, there’s virtually no limit to the icons you can create. You can easily convert your favorite images into icons, or icons into images. IcoFX gives you the possibility to create icon libraries or change icons inside exe files. Create a favicon for your website or blog.

    Convert your Macintosh icons to Windows icons and vice versa. With IcoFX you can extract icons from other files, including Windows and Macintosh files. You can easily work with multiple files using the batch processing capability of IcoFX.

     

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  • Node.js

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS BSD ... Self-Hosted Website

    Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications.

    Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

     

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  • Araxis Merge

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    Merge is the visual file comparison (diff), merging and folder synchronization application from Araxis. Use it to compare and merge source code, web pages, XML and other text files with native application performance. Directly open and compare the text from Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), OpenDocument, PDF and RTF files. Compare images and binary files. Synchronize folders. Perform code reviews and audits. Work with folder hierarchies containing thousands of files. Merge integrates with many SCM (version control) systems and other applications.

    Merge is available for Mac OS X and Windows. One licence entitles you to use Merge on both platforms. Merge for Mac OS X is fully localized into English and Japanese. The Windows version offers a user interface in English, French, German, Japanese. This link is to an external website and International Spanish, with the online help in English and Japanese.

     

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  • Visual Studio Code

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Electron / Atom Shell Website

    Code combines the streamlined UI of a modern editor with rich code assistance and navigation, and an integrated debugging experience – without the need for a full IDE.

     

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  • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Free Personal Mac Windows Web .NET Framework Website

    Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services. Visual Studio uses Microsoft software development platforms such as Windows API, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Store and Microsoft Silverlight. It can produce both native code and managed code.

    Visual Studio includes a code editor supporting IntelliSense as well as code refactoring. The integrated debugger works both as a source-level debugger and a machine-level debugger. Other built-in tools include a forms designer for building GUI applications, web designer, class designer, and database schema designer. It accepts plug-ins that enhance the functionality at almost every level—including adding support for source-control systems (like Subversion) and adding new toolsets like editors and visual designers for domain-specific languages or toolsets for other aspects of the software development lifecycle (like the Team Foundation Server client: Team Explorer).

    Visual Studio supports different programming languages and allows the code editor and debugger to support (to varying degrees) nearly any programming language, provided a language-specific service exists. Built-in languages include C, C++ and C++/CLI (via Visual C++), VB.NET (via Visual Basic .NET), C# (via Visual C#), and F# (as of Visual Studio 2010). Support for other languages such as M, Python, and Ruby among others is available via language services installed separately. It also supports XML/XSLT, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript and CSS.

     

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  • Notepad++

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

     

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  • Everything

    Free Windows Website

    File and folder lookup tool that searches across local, removable, and network mapped drives.

     

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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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  • WinRAR

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD ... ReactOS Website

    WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. You can try WinRAR before buy, its trial version is available in downloads. After the trial period expires, the program will start to nag you to buy it every time you open up a zip, rar, etc. You can still use the software, but with the nag screen.

     

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  • 7-Zip

    Free Windows BSD PortableApps.com ReactOS Website

    7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

    The main features of 7-Zip

    High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
    Supported formats:
    Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
    Unpacking 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 WinZip
    Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
    Self-extracting capability for 7z format
    Integration with Windows Shell
    Powerful File Manager
    Powerful command line version
    Plugin for FAR Manager
    Localizations 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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  • Total Commander

    Freemium Windows Windows Mobile Android Android Tablet Website

    Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows.
    Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.

    Features include:

    • Two file windows side by side
    • Multiple language and Unicode support
    • Enhanced search function
    • Compare files (now with editor) / synchronize directories
    • Quick View panel with bitmap display
    • ZIP, ARJ, LZH, RAR, UC2, TAR, GZ, CAB, ACE archive handling + plugins
    • Built-in FTP client with FXP (server to server) and HTTP proxy support
    • Parallel port link, multi-rename tool
    • Tabbed interface, regular expressions, history+favorites buttons
    • Thumbnails view, custom columns, enhanced search
    • Compare editor, cursor in lister, separate trees, logging, enhanced overwrite dialog etc.
    • Unicode names almost everywhere, long names (>259 characters), password manager for ftp and plugins, synchronize empty dirs, 64 bit context menu, quick file filter (Ctrl+S)
    • USB port connection via special direct transfer cable, partial branch view (Ctrl+Shift+B), and many improvements to ftp, synchronizing and other functions
    • And many more!

     

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  • Adobe Bridge

    Free Mac Windows Website

    Bridge CC gives you centralized access to all the files and assets you need for your creative projects. Organize personal and team assets, batch edit with ease, add watermarks, set centralized color preferences, and even upload your photos to Adobe Stock. Bridge simplifies your workflow and keeps you organized and now with CC Libraries.

    Features:
    Bulk import, export and preview CC Libraries assets
    Edit photo capture time
    Export/ Import network cache
    Native PDF Output Module
    Easy upload of images to Adobe Stock so you can get royalties for your work
    Support for Retina and HiDPI displays with the ability to scale
    Automated cache management
    Publishing to Adobe Portfolio to build your personalized website
    Quick organization and stacking of panoramic and HDR images
    On-demand thumbnail and metadata generation
    Option to import photos and videos from your mobile device or digital camera on macOS
    Support for CEP HTML5
    Flexible batch processing
    Drag-and-drop file flexibility
    Centralized color settings

    Lots of free training videos
    Optional cloud storage

     

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  • Adobe After Effects

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    Industry leading motion graphics and visual effects software for post-production and creative video work.

     

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  • Adobe Lightroom

    Commercial Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... iPad Website

    Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.

    Edit in full resolution and have both your original photos and edits backed up to the cloud. Organize your photos with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways.

    With easy-to-use sliders, filters, and quick adjustment tools, the intuitive Lightroom CC interface makes it simple to create photos that look just the way you want. You can edit your full-resolution photos anywhere — on mobile devices, the web, or your desktop. Edits on one device are automatically applied everywhere else.

    Adobe Lightroom is available as part of the Photography plan, which costs $9.99 per month. The highest subscription tier refers to the All Apps + Adobe Stock plan for the Small Adobe Creative Cloud iconAdobe Creative Cloud, which costs $82.98 per month (Source: Adobe, 3 July 2019).

     

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  • Adobe Illustrator

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    Design quickly and confidently with Adobe Illustrator software. Sophisticated tools for drawing and typography, along with advanced color controls and creative effects, provide a comprehensive vector graphics environment. Explore more efficient ways of working with multiple artboards, a Blob Brush tool for intuitive vector painting, and transparency in gradients with on-object controls. Stay ahead of the pace of change — equip yourself with precisely the tools you need for today’s print, web, interactive, motion, and mobile content design.

     

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  • Adobe Photoshop

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad Wine ReactOS Website

    The standard in professional image editing and compositing for creative design work.

     

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