Programs I Use (some proprietary, some open source)

  • Image & Video

  • GIMP

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Snapcraft ... FLATHUB Haiku AmigaOS Website

    I love using this software, it has most of the tools Adobe Photoshop has. I use it for various purposes, like making art, memes, and more. However, when it comes to using my drawing pad, I like using a different program.


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  • Krita

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S Android Tablet ... Steam Website

    This is my preferred raster image editor when I'm using my drawing pad. It is a terrific software with many tools, and is perfect for making cartoons.


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  • Pinta

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Mono Website

    Pinta is my preferred alternative to Microsoft Paint, which comes with the Windows installation. I love using this software along with Krita and GIMP.


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  • Inkscape

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows S BSD ... Snapcraft FLATHUB X11 MacPorts XQuartz Website

    When making logos, this is the perfect free vector graphics editor. It has a lot of stuff you might find useful, like 3D boxes, shapes, text, and many, many more!


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  • ShareX

    Free Windows Chrome Steam Firefox Website

    ShareX is one of the gold standards for open source screenshot software, having a ton of sharing options for the screenshot.


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  • Converseen

    Free Windows Linux Website

    This software can let you convert images to a large variety of formats, such as PNG, JPG, TGA, ICO, and many more.


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  • Blender

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Steam Website

    This is my preferred video editor, 3d modeler (along with FreeCAD,) and VFX software. It supports a ton of effects & tools, and it is very versatile.


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  • Natron

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    INRIA's Natron is an amazing software for making intros & lower thirds. It's perfect for your YouTube needs, and there are loads of tutorials on how to use this handy software. It has a similar GUI to NUKE, which costs money.


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  • OBS Studio

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... FreeBSD Website

    This is my preferred screen recorder for gaming videos, is full featured, and a perfect alternative to NCH Software's Debut Video Capture Software.


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  • VLC Media Player

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Windows S Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Apple Watch Apple TV F-Droid Kindle Fire Haiku Website

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.


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  • HandBrake

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce Website

    Even though I use VidCoder for video converting & transcoding, it is based on this software. You can remaster remaster videos, and rip DVDs.


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  • Publishing & Ebooks

  • Scribus

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Website

    This is my preferred alternative to InDesign, and is perfect for publishers who can't afford Adobe's A-list publishing software.


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  • Web, E-mail, torrents, and file sharing

  • KompoZer

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

    KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding.
    It is based on the Small NVU iconNVU source code.


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  • Waterfox

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Waterfox is a high performance browser based on the Mozilla platform. Made specifically for 64-bit systems, Waterfox has one thing in mind: speed.


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  • qBittorrent

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku Website

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to Small µTorrent iconµTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

    qBittorrent is based on the Qt toolkit and libtorrent-rasterbar library.


    Polished ĀµTorrent-like User Interface

    Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
    Simultaneous search in most famous BitTorrent search sites
    Per-category-specific search requests (e.g. Books, Music, Movies)

    All Bittorrent extensions
    DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, ...

    Remote control through a Web user interface
    Nearly identical to the regular UI, all in Ajax

    Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
    Torrents queueing and prioritizing
    Torrent content selection and prioritizing

    Natively integrated: When Downloads Completes Options (no need for additional script or plug-in)
    Exit, Suspend, Hibernate, Shutdown

    UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support

    Available in ~41 languages (Unicode support)

    Torrent creation tool

    Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)

    Bandwidth scheduler

    IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)

    IPv6 compliant

    Sequential downloading (aka "Download in order")

    Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD


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  • Gaming

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