The tools I use on a regular basis.
Encircle Inventory is an efficient tool for home and business owners to document their properties. It’s the leading tool for policyholders to inventory and track assets for insurance claims, financial planning, tenant damage claims and recovering stolen property. Once policyholders upload asset information, Encircle works with manufacturers, retailers and service companies to proactively support users with high value information – all centralized in a user’s Encircle account.
Documenting capabilities: Efficiently photograph properties and contents Taps allow for documenting hundreds of items in minutes Long press on photos to edit, delete and access other functions Efficiently add photos and text notes to exterior, rooms and items
Typora gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.
Typora allows you to manage your files easily, providing both file tree panel and articles (file list) side panel. Fell free to organize files in your own way, including putting in sync services, like Dropbox or iCloud.
Automatically see the Outline structure of your documents in outline panel, which allows you to quickly go through the document and jump to any section with one click.
Import & Export
Export to PDF with bookmarks. Go further and export or import. More formats, including docx, OpenOffice, LaTeX, MediaWiki, Epub, etc, can be exported or imported.
See how large your document is in words, characters, lines, or reading minutes.
Focus Mode & TypeWriter Mode
Focus mode helps you focus only on the current line, by blurring the others. Typewriter mode always keeps the currently active line in the middle of the window.
Auto complete pair of brackets and quotes like a code editor. Also, There's also an option to auto pair markdown symbols, like * or _.
PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user.
It has an intuitive interface and simple, elegant operation. After starting the software, you simply select one of the tool from the PicPick Tools trayicon menu when you want.
It features a powerful capture tool, image editor, color picker, color palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and etc. You can use all these tools freely.......
ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to many supported destinations you can choose from.
MediaMonkey is a music player and a music library manager with support for 50,000+ files and many features for organizing, tagging, converting and burning your music. It also has advanced podcasting and syncing features. MediaMonkey syncs with iPhones, iPods, and most other MP3 Devices. MediaMonkey is an All-in-One music manager solution with many plugins available.
Family Historian is a family tree program offering great diagram facilities.
It was praised in particular for its ability to enter data directly from diagrams and for its multi-media capabilities.
XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.
Compared to the original XnView, notable features in XnView MP have been re-tweaked, enhanced and visually re-styled. XnView MP is intended to have a unified look and feel across all platforms it runs on. All core features and functionalities of the standard XnView 1.9x are all still present in XnView MP, whilst some features are scheduled to be re-introduced.
Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible without losing user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.
WinSCP is a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows. Moreover, WinSCP is a powerful multi-functional tool that will improve your productivity.
WinSCP can copy files between a local and remote computer using multiple protocols: FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP or WebDAV. On the one hand, WinSCP offers an easy to use graphical user interface; you can choose between Windows Explorer look and tabbed twin-panel interface like Norton commander. On the other hand, advanced users can automate WinSCP functionality using .NET assembly or simple batch file scripting.
You will use WinSCP for all common operations with files. You can start editing a file directly from WinSCP, either using WinSCP internal text editor or using integration with your favorite external text editor. WinSCP operations are not limited to individual files; WinSCP offers several ways to synchronize your remote and local directories.
After connecting to a site you can choose to store site information for repeated access, WinSCP can even share site settings with another popular open source tool PuTTY. WinSCP integrates also with Pageant (PuTTY authentication agent) for full support of public key authentication with SSH.
Admins love WinSCP support for portable operation using a configuration file instead of registry entries, suitable for operation from removable media.
A comprehensive WinSCP documentation is freely accessible at http://winscp.net. This site hosts also a very active user forum for support and feature requests.
WinSCP is available in English and many other languages.
WinSCP is an open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Easily gather, organize and protect all of your photos across all your devices. Use Mylio to rediscover, enjoy, and share your memories—anytime, anywhere.
LIBRARY & FILE MANAGEMENT THAT PUTS YOU IN CONTROL Mylio builds on your existing albums and file architecture, respecting your own personal organizational style, and folder structures from Lightroom, Aperture, & Facebook. Mylio makes photo management more manageable. Search and filter your photos by People, Date, Keywords, Tags, Location and Ratings.
PHOTO SYNCING ACROSS ALL OF YOUR DEVICES Sync, share and edit your photos seamlessly between any of your Apple, Android and Windows devices. Mylio intelligently optimizes photo size and resolution for each device, never sacrificing quality, and never slowing your devices down. Mylio can even sync your images across devices when you’re offline with our unique Device-to-Device Syncing.
EDIT ON ANY DEVICE From Red-Eye Reduction on your tablet, to Cropping an original image on your desktop—no matter which Edits you make to your photos, your changes will sync instantly across all devices.
MYLIO WORKS WELL (AND PLAYS WELL) WITH OTHERS Mylio works with many apps & programs. Mylio works with programs you already have, allowing you to import and share with Facebook, Flickr, iPhoto and Aperture. Mylio complements how you already work with Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop, too.
PERFECT YOUR PHOTOS WITH MYLIO'S EDITING TOOLS Mylio has editing tools. Quickly make your photos look their best with our suite of editing tools, including Auto Enhance, Cropping & Rotating, Red-Eye Removal, Tone Control, Sharpening and a Histogram. You can also work with RAW Images for better quality and control. See the List of Supported Cameras.
SUPPORT TEAM SUPERHEROES Mylio’s support people are second to none. Friendly, caring, and empathetic, the enthusiasm for their product is magic. Things aren’t done until they’re done correctly. Awesome product! Awesome support!
Using Signal, you can communicate instantly with your relatives without making a compromise on privacy or security. Make video calls, send messages, pictures, videos, documents, voice recordings, GIFs, contacts & location, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once and react to their messages with emojis -all with complete privacy-. Signal servers never have access to any of your communications and never store any of your data.
- Say Anything - Share text, voice messages, photos, videos, GIFs and files for free. Signal uses your phone's data connection so you can avoid SMS (No longer supports SMS or MMS) and MMS fees.
- Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear voice and video calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
- Make Privacy Stick - Add a new layer of expression to your conversations with encrypted stickers. You can also create and share your own sticker packs.
- Get Together with Groups - Group chats make it easy to stay connected to your family, friends, and coworkers.
- No ads. No trackers. No kidding. - There are no ads, no affiliate marketers, and no creepy tracking in Signal. So focus on sharing the moments that matter with the people who matter to you.
- Remain Connected - Push notifications let you know when new messages have arrived, and they'll be waiting for you even if your battery dies or you temporarily lose service.
- View Source - All of our code is free, open, and available on GitHub (https://github.com/signalapp).
- Join Movements - Technology developed by Open Whisper Systems is trusted and used by millions of people around the world every day.
pCloud is a cloud- based digital asset management platform and cloud storage that provides access to all your digital content including images,video, audio,documents, and more- anytime, anywhere,on any device. Keep all of your important files safe and centralized in one place. You can share with team members, clients, etc. across the globe and give them controlled access and permissions to your digital library.
It has a user-friendly interface that clearly shows where everything is located and what it does. The software is available for multiple platforms – iOS and Android devices, Mac, Windows, and Linux.
By installing pCloud on your computer (through its desktop application pCloud Drive), the app creates a secure virtual drive which expands your local storage space. Every change you make in your pCloud can be seen immediately on your computer, phone or tablet. All your devices are instantly synchronized and you have direct file access to any update you make.
pCloud's latest feature Branded links allows you to customize download links with your brand's style and logo.
pCloud Crypto is a highest level of security for your files.You could save your sensitive information, and your private documents in the cloud, and to have them on any device. Nobody has access to these files, including the administrators of pCloud. With client-side encryption , your files are encrypted locally on your computer and only the encrypted information is uploaded in the cloud. The files never leave your device without the encryption
They have life-time option for 500GB and 2TB for 175€ and 350€, but in 2021 black friday lowered to 122.5€ and 245€
Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support. Save a screenshot or a part of the screen to a file within a second or load it up to an Internet-picture-storage and get a public accessible URL (Confluence, Box.com, Dropbox, Flick, Imgur without/with password, JIRA, Picasa-Web). Export to Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook) or an "external command" (self defined). Apply text and shapes to the screenshot. Offers capture of window, region or full screenshot. Supports several image formats. Low demand of space on harddisk: 1289 kB; 32 supported languages.
Raindrop.io saves not just bookmarks but associated content depending on page type.
Supports articles, photos, videos, presentations, website screenshots and more. Supports all your favorite sites
If it's an article, it will be cut and saved with the bookmark. The same applies to video, photo and presentations. So you can organize thematic collections with different content.
Available from a web interface, browser extension & mobile apps.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, share research and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.
Zotero helps you organize your research any way you want. You can sort items into collections and tag them with keywords. Or create saved searches that automatically fill with relevant materials as you work.
Zotero instantly creates references and bibliographies for any text editor, and directly inside Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs. With support for over 100,000 citation styles, you can format your work to match any style guide or publication.
Zotero can optionally synchronize your data across devices, keeping your notes, files, and bibliographic records seamlessly up to date. If you decide to sync, you can also always access your research from any web browser.
Zotero lets you co-write a paper with a colleague, distribute course materials to students, or build a collaborative bibliography. You can share a Zotero library with as many people you like, at no cost.
Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store all of your logins and passwords while conveniently keeping them synced between all of your devices.
Password theft is a serious problem. The websites and apps that you use are under attack every day. Security breaches occur and your passwords are stolen. When you reuse the same passwords across apps and websites hackers can easily access your email, bank, and other important accounts.
Security experts recommend that you use a different, randomly generated password for every account that you create. But how do you manage all those passwords? Bitwarden makes it easy for you to create, store, and access your passwords.
Bitwarden stores all of your logins in an encrypted vault that syncs across all of your devices. Since it's fully encrypted before it ever leaves your device, only you have access to your data. Not even the team at Bitwarden can read your data, even if we wanted to. Your data is sealed with AES-256 bit encryption, salted hashing, and PBKDF2 SHA-256.
Bitwarden is 100% open source software. The source code for Bitwarden is hosted on GitHub and everyone is free to review, audit, and contribute to the Bitwarden codebase.
Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience.
*What is Brave Ad Replacement?
Brave’s goal is to speed up the web, stop bad ads and pay publishers. One of the ways we plan to accomplish this is with ad replacements. We will also invite users to fund their wallets and to use those funds to pay the publishers of their favorite websites.
Cryptomator provides transparent, client-side encryption for your cloud. Protect your documents from unauthorized access. Cryptomator is free and open source software, so you can rest assured there are no backdoors.
Easy and Reliable
We understand simplicity as a key aspect of security. With Cryptomator you don't have to deal with accounts, key management, cloud access grants or cipher configurations. Just choose a password and you're ready to go.
You don't even need to specify what cloud you use. Cryptomator encrypts files and doesn't care where you store them. This makes it a lightweight application, which we believe is a huge benefit for reliability. Complexity would kill security.
Cryptomator is a so-called transparent encryption utility. This means that you don't have to learn new workflows. Just work with your files as you're used to.
Secure and Trustworthy
Cryptomator encrypts file contents and names using AES. Your passphrase is protected against bruteforcing attempts using scrypt. Directory structures and file sizes get obfuscated. The only thing which cannot be encrypted without breaking your cloud synchronization is the modification date of your files.
Cryptomator's desktop app is a free and open source software licensed under the MIT / X Consortium License. This allows anyone to check our code. It is impossible to introduce backdoors for third parties. Also we cannot hide vulnerabilities. And the best thing is: There is no need to trust us, as you can control us!
Vendor lock-ins are impossible. Even if we decided to stop development: The desktop source code is already cloned by hundreds of other developers. As you don't need an account, you will never stand in front of locked doors.
Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor. The notes are in Markdown format.
Notes exported from Evernote via .enex files can be imported into Joplin, including the formatted content (which is converted to Markdown), resources (images, attachments, etc.) and complete metadata (geolocation, updated time, created time, etc.). Plain Markdown files can also be imported.
The notes can be synchronised with various cloud services including Nextcloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, WebDAV, their own service (paid) or the file system (for example with a network directory). When synchronising the notes, notebooks, tags and other metadata are saved to plain text files which can be easily inspected, backed up and moved around.
The application is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. A Web Clipper, to save web pages and screenshots from your browser, is also available for Firefox and Chrome.
- Desktop, mobile and terminal applications.
- Web Clipper for Firefox and Chrome.
- End To End Encrypted (E2EE) synchronisation (but not encrypted locally at rest)
- Synchronisation with various services, including NextCloud, Dropbox, WebDAV and OneDrive.
- Import Enex files (Evernote export format) and Markdown files.
- Export JEX files (Joplin Export format) and raw files.
- Support for to-dos and tags
- Support for notifications in mobile and desktop applications.
- Offline first, so the entire data is always available on the device even without an internet connection.
- Markdown notes. Support for extra features such as math notation, checkboxes and Fountain (screenwriting markup language).
- File attachment support, images, etc.
- Search functionality.
- Geo-location support.
- Supports multiple languages
- External editor support - open notes in your favorite external editor with one click in Joplin.