Must-Haves - Windows


  • Actual Window Manager

    Commercial Windows Website

    Actual Window Manager is 13 tools in 1.

    FILE FOLDERS
    improves Windows folders navigation adding two additional title buttons: recent folders, favorite folders.

    ADDITIONAL TITLE BUTTONS
    adds additional buttons, such as minimize to tray, stay on top, roll up, etc, to the title bar of each window.

    INDIVIDUAL SETTINGS FOR EACH WINDOW
    allows you to set individual settings for desired window, folder, or program.

    CLIPBOARD MANAGER
    improves Windows clipboard functionality with 2 additional features: Clipboard Templates and Clipboard History.

    DESKTOP DIVIDER
    llows you to split the entire large desktop or each monitor into several non-intersecting areas (tiles).

    MULTIPLE MONITORS
    greatly improves your multi-monitor environment adding additional fully-functional taskbars and other useful tools.

    VIRTUAL DESKTOP
    allows you to use unlimited number of virtual desktops on one or several monitors.

     

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  • FileMenu Tools

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer Website

    FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer. The application adds built-in utilities to perform operations on files and folders and adds customized commands that let users run external applications, copy/move to a specific folder or delete specific file types. With FileMenu Tools, you also can customize the "Send to..." submenu and enable/disable context-menu commands added by other applications.
    Many very useful additional functions:
    create symbolic-Links, sync folders with file-deletion in both directions, show the folder-size of all subfolders

     

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  • Volume2

    Free Windows Website

    Volume2 is an advanced Windows audio mixer, a complete replacement for the standard Volume Control. This application lets you easily change the sound volume just by rotating the mouse wheel or by using keyboard hot keys or just mouse move on screen border. It includes an audio mixer with advanced volume controls support, a scheduler, an on-screen display, command line support, the ability to store and recall different unlimited presets via one mouse click or system-wide hot keys. Support many languages such as: English, Russian, Greek, Armenian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, German, Serbian, Portuguese, Armenian, Spanish, Japanese, Swedish, Slovak, French, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Hungarian, Chines(trad), Chines(sim), Arabic.

     

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  • Bandizip

    Freemium Mac Windows Website

    Bandizip is a powerful archiver which provides an ultrafast processing speed and convenient features. Available free of charge, and its paid editions support a variety of advanced features.

     

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  • 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

    Free Windows Website

    Adapt the taskbar to your workflow, not the other way around.

    Designed for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

    (Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry.)

    The tweaks are divided into three sections:

    TASKBAR ITEMS
    Controls taskbar items related stuff, like middle/right clicking, hovering, and dropping.

    GROUPING & COMBINING
    Disables grouping, allows to drag taskbar buttons between groups, forces or disables combining, and more.

    OTHER TASKBAR OPTIONS
    Provides mouse wheel options, taskbar empty space clicking options, and some other options.

     

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  • DisplayFusion

    Freemium Windows Website

    DisplayFusion will make your multi-monitor life much easier. With powerful features like Multi-Monitor Taskbars, TitleBar Buttons and fully customizable Functions, DisplayFusion will make managing your multiple monitors painless.

     

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  • Bulk Rename Utility

    Free Personal Windows Website

    Bulk Rename Utility is a free file renaming software for Windows. Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria.

    Add date/time stamps, replace numbers, insert text, convert case, add auto-numbers, process folders and sub-folders....plus a whole lot more!

     

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  • Ditto

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time.

     

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  • calibre

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

    Calibre can sort the books in your library by title, author, date added, date published, size, rating, or series, along with extra metadata such as tags and personal comments. You can easily search your book collection for a particular book, based on any of this information. Calibre can also go onto the internet to find online books based on existing title/author or ISBN information.

    In addition, Calibre also:
    -syncs to your ebook reader
    -downloads news from the internet and converts it into ebook form
    -offers a ebook viewer that can display all major ebook formats

    Features:

    Library Management
    E-book conversion
    Syncing to e-book reader devices
    Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
    Built-in e-book viewer
    Content server for online access to your book collection
    E-book editor for the major e-book formats

     

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  • XYplorer

    Commercial Windows Website

    XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly customizable interface, optional dual pane, scripting engine, and a large array of unique ways to efficiently automate frequently recurring tasks. It’s fast, light, and portable.

    XYplorerFree, a free feature-limited version of XYplorer, was available until January 2017, when it was discontinued.
    Last version, 17.40.0100, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded at https://www.xyplorer.com/free.php

    You can also use the Beta version for free:
    https://www.xyplorer.com/xyfc/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4

     

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  • MusicBee

    Free Personal Windows Website

    MusicBee makes it easy to manage, find, and play music files on your computer. MusicBee also supports podcasts, web radio stations and SoundCloud integration.

     

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  • HiBit Uninstaller

    Free Windows Website

    HiBit Uninstaller Powerful software that helps you uninstalling Windows software and Windows Store apps.
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