Dev machine

  • Windows 7 icon

    Windows 7

    Commercial Windows Website

    Windows 7 is the successor to Small Windows Vista iconWindows Vista . The new OS introduces a compelling combination of welcome innovations and much-needed polish. Windows 7 is built with the codebase from Vista and is a minor upgrade (6.1) in the NT series of operating systems from Microsoft. Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC, available ONLY on Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate, allow you to run multiple Windows environments, such as Small Windows XP Mode iconWindows XP Mode , from your Windows 7 desktop.

    All editions of Windows 7 can make System Images without additional system backup programs, which were necessary for system backups of Windows XP or Vista.


  • Mozilla Firefox icon

    Mozilla Firefox

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad Haiku Website

    Mozilla 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.


  • Microsoft Office Suite icon

    Microsoft Office Suite

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad Website

    Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers and services.

    The office suite includes:

    Small Microsoft Office Word iconMicrosoft Office Word
    Small Microsoft Office Excel iconMicrosoft Office Excel
    Small Microsoft Office Powerpoint iconMicrosoft Office Powerpoint
    Small Microsoft Office Access iconMicrosoft Office Access
    Small Microsoft Office Outlook iconMicrosoft Office Outlook
    Small Microsoft OneNote iconMicrosoft OneNote

    With MS Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 you can save all office Documents up to 7 GB for free on your online Small Microsoft OneDrive iconMicrosoft OneDrive , so that you have full access to your documents on any computer, wherever you are.

    Other desktop applications included in Microsoft Office suite are:

    Small Microsoft Office Publisher iconMicrosoft Office Publisher : desktop publishing app mostly used for designing brochures, labels, calendars, greeting cards, business cards, newsletters, web site, and postcards;
    Small Microsoft Project iconMicrosoft Project : project management software to keep track of events and to create network charts and Gantt charts (not bundled in any Office suite);
    Small Microsoft Office Visio iconMicrosoft Office Visio : diagram and flowcharting program (not bundled);
    Small Microsoft Lync iconMicrosoft Lync : integrated communications client for conferences and meetings in real time, rebranded as " Small Skype iconSkype for Business" in 2015.


  • Paint.NET icon


    Free Windows Windows S Website

    Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.


  • Steam icon


    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the worlds most popular games. Steam is set apart from its peers in terms of functionality primarily by its residency in the system tray, and the desktop tasks that the client software performs to make use of that position.


  • TeamViewer icon


    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows RT Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Chrome Kindle Fire Website

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.

    New features such as VoIP, webcam and application selection will give you an even better, easier and faster desktop sharing experience.

    • TeamViewer enables you to do what you want without any hassle and without any worries.
      Private data, private conversations, and private meetings stay that way.
    • Support, assist, interact, and collaborate with people. Exchange information. Access and use technology. One tool makes it possible to work as if you were all in the same room without travel time and expenses.
    • Solve issues remotely or bring customers and colleagues together without complex steps or onerous prep time.


  • VirtualBox icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris Website

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

    Virtualbox is available in 28 languages.


  • Arch Linux icon

    Arch Linux

    Free Linux Website

    Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking. Operating on a rolling release system, Arch can be installed from a CD image or via an FTP server. The default install provides a solid base that enables users to create a custom installation. In addition, the Arch Build System (ABS) provides a way to easily build new packages, modify the configuration of stock packages, and share these packages with other users via the Arch Linux user repository.


  • 7-Zip icon


    Free Windows Linux BSD Website

    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
    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.


  • ShareX icon


    Free Windows Chrome Firefox Website

    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 over 80 supported destinations you can choose from.

    ShareX supports many ways to capture or record your screen. The main capture methods are:

    • Fullscreen
    • Active window
    • Active monitor
    • Window menu
    • Monitor menu
    • Region
    • Region (Light)
    • Region (Transparent)
    • Last region
    • Custom region
    • Screen recording
    • Screen recording (GIF)
    • Scrolling capture
    • Webpage capture
    • Text capture (OCR)
    • Auto capture

    There are many configurable screen capture settings such as showing the cursor, transparent window capture, delayed capture, multiple region selection with different shapes, etc.

    After the capture the following automated tasks can be executed:

    • Show quick task menu
    • Show "After capture" window
    • Add image effects / watermark
    • Annotate image
    • Copy image to clipboard
    • Print image
    • Save image to file
    • Save image to file as...
    • Save thumbnail image to file
    • Perform actions
    • Copy file to clipboard
    • Copy file path to clipboard
    • Show file in explorer
    • Recognize text (OCR)
    • Show "Before upload" window
    • Upload image to host
    • Delete file locally

    ShareX allows you to upload any type of files with these methods:

    • Upload file
    • Upload folder
    • Upload from clipboard
    • Upload from URL
    • Drag and drop upload
    • Upload from Windows shell context menu
    • Upload from Windows send to menu
    • Watch folder

    After the upload, any of the following automated tasks can be executed:

    • Show "After upload" window
    • Shorten URL
    • Share URL
    • Copy URL to clipboard
    • Open URL
    • Show QR code window

    ShareX also comes with a few simple productivity tools:

    • Color picker
    • Screen color picker
    • Annotate image
    • Image effects
    • Hash check
    • DNS changer
    • QR code
    • Ruler
    • Directory indexer
    • Image combiner
    • Video thumbnailer
    • FTP client
    • Tweet message
    • Monitor test


  • Stickies icon


    Free Windows Website

    Stickies is a PC utility written to replace Post-It-style notes left stuck to your monitor. The design goal behind Stickies is that the program is small and simple. Stickies will not mess with your system files, or write to the Registry. Stickies stores all information in a single text-based INI file. Stickies will never support animated dancing figures, or play "Greensleeves". They are instead yellow rectangular windows onto which you can put some text notes. Once created, they will stay on screen until you take them away. Just like a real sticky piece of paper.

    Version 6.7a includes an API to allow integration with other programs, and other bug-fixes and enhancements.


  • Git Extensions icon

    Git Extensions

    Free Windows Website

    Git Extensions is the only graphical user interface for Git that allows you control Git without using the command line.


  • Notepad++ icon


    Free Windows Website

    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.


  • Microsoft Visual Studio icon

    Microsoft Visual Studio

    Free Personal 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.

    Microsoft provides "Express" editions of its Visual Studio at no cost. Commercial versions of Visual Studio along with select past versions are available for free to students via Microsoft's DreamSpark program. Moreover Visual Studio Online, a software as a service offering of Visual Studio on Windows Azure platform, is available on


  • Winamp icon


    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Website

    Winamp is a media player for Windows and OS X developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL, who sold to Radionomy in January 2014. Since version 2 it has been sold as freemium and supports extensibility with plug-ins and skins, and features music visualization, playlist and a media library, supported by a large online community.


  • Lightworks icon


    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.

    Lightworks is an Academy and Emmy award-winning professional-grade video editor with over 20 years of history in the film and broadcast industry. Having cut hundreds of films such as Pulp Fiction, The Departed, Centurion, Shutter Island,The King's Speech, Martin Scorsese's The Departed, Mission Impossible, Pulp Fiction, Braveheart and Batman, it includes a full feature set of editorial tools -- from advanced trimming and media management, to stereoscopic support and real time effects including multiple secondary color correctors. Lightworks has an advanced effects pipeline, utilizing the power of your GPU. And with support for up to 2K workflows with real time effects, it is the most advanced editing application available.


  • K-Lite Codec Pack icon

    K-Lite Codec Pack

    Free Windows Website

    K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of codecs, DirectShow filters and tools. Codecs and DirectShow filters are needed for encoding and decoding (playing) audio and video formats. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular audio and video formats and even some rare formats.


  • FFmpeg icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Website

    FFmpeg is an open source project that develops libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. FFmpeg is the home to libavcodec, a codec library used by a large spectrum of programs, and libavformat, a mux and demux library for containers. The project develops 4 command-line programs; ffmpeg, the central tool for transcoding multimedia files, as well as ffplay, a simple media player for previewing files, ffprobe, a profiling tool for scanning containers, and ffserver, a network streaming server.

    FFmpeg is published under the GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1+ or GNU General Public License 2+ (depending on which options are enabled).


  • Blender icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD ... Haiku AmigaOS MorphOS Website

    Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.
    It can be used for modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, water simulations, skinning, animating, rendering, particle and other simulations, non-linear editing, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications, rigid body, fluid, cloth and softbody dynamics, modifier based modeling tools, powerful character animation tools, a node based material and compositing system and Python for embedded scripting.


  • Rufus icon


    Free Windows Website

    The Reliable USB Formatting Utility

    Rufus is a small utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.


    • Formats USB memory sticks to FAT/FAT32/NTFS/exFAT/UDF/ReFS
    • Creates bootable USB drive from a wide range of ISOs
    • Creates MS-DOS/FreeDOS bootable USB memory sticks, with no external files required
    • Creates BIOS or UEFI bootable drives
    • Checks for bad blocks
    • Modern UI, with UAC elevation for Windows Vista and later
    • Fully Open Source (GPL v3)

    It can be be especially useful for cases where:

    • you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
    • you need to install an Operating System or run a Live CD from USB
    • you need to work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed
    • you want to run a DOS low-level utility

    Despite its small size, Rufus provides you with everything you need!


  • PyCharm icon


    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Website

    Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging.
    There is also an open source version, PyCharm Community Edition, which has some limitations: it does not support database/SQL, UML diagrams, code coverage, CSS and JavaScript.


  • Python icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux S60 BSD ... AROS Haiku AmigaOS OpenSolaris MorphOS Website

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.


  • Anaconda icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Python Website

    Completely free enterprise-ready Python distribution for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing. Includes 100+ of the most popular Python packages for science, math, engineering, data analysis. Cross platform on Linux, Windows, Mac. Installs into a single directory and doesn't affect other Python installations on your system. Doesn't require root or local administrator privileges.

    Choose this instead of the default Python installer if you want to avoid the hassle of installing and updating most commonly used packages!


  • ScpToolkit icon


    Free Windows Website

    ScpToolkit - Windows Driver and XInput Wrapper for Sony DualShock 3/4 Controllers


  • f.lux icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow?

    Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?

    During the day, computer screens look good—they're designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun.

    f.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.

    It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.

    f.lux makes your computer screen look like the room you're in, all the time. When the sun sets, it makes your computer look like your indoor lights. In the morning, it makes things look like sunlight again.

    Tell f.lux what kind of lighting you have, and where you live. Then forget about it. f.lux will do the rest, automatically.


  • OpenDNS icon


    Free Personal Web Website

    OpenDNS is the leading provider of security and infrastructure services that make the Internet safer through integrated Web content filtering, anti-phishing and DNS. OpenDNS services enable consumers and network administrators to secure their networks from online threats, reduce costs and enforce Internet-use policies. OpenDNS is used today by millions of users and organizations around the world.


  • MSYS2 icon


    Free Windows Website

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

    The name is a contraction of Minimal SYStem 2, and aims to provide support to facilitate using the bash shell, Autotools, revision control systems and the like for building native Windows applications using MinGW-w64 toolchains.

    We wanted a package management system to provide easy installation of packages, and ported Arch Linux's Pacman. This brings many powerful features such as dependency resolution and simple complete system upgrades, as well as providing the build system - makepkg{,-mingw} - which is used to make these packages. The set of software-building recipes (PKGBUILD and patches) for MSYS2 itself are at:

    and those for MinGW-w64 (native Windows software) are at:

    Both 32 and 64-bit are supported.


  • GnuWin32 icon


    Free Windows Website

    GnuWin32 provides Win32 (MS Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / 2008) ports of tools with a GNU or similar open source license.