Windows

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Richard Rothacker
Richard RothackerList by Richard Rothacker, last updated 2021-05-20
  1. Boot Media

  2. balenaEtcher icon

    balenaEtcher is a free and open-source image burner with support for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. It makes USB and SD card image burning as simple and fast as possible.

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  3. Rufus icon

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

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  4. Spacedesk icon

    The multi-monitor display extension app, spacedesk lets you use other devices and computers on your LAN (Local Area Network) as monitors for your Windows desktop.

    • Screen Mirroring App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
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    Desktop Extension
  5. DS4Windows by Ryochan7 icon

    An extract anywhere program that allows you to get the best DualShock 4 experience on your PC. By emulating a Xbox 360 controller, many more games are accessible. A fork of the work of Jays2Kings.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    DS4Windows by Ryochan7 screenshot 1
  6. SoundSwitch icon

    SoundSwitch makes it easier to switch playback devices (sound cards). With SoundSwitch you configure once between which Playback devices you want to toggle and then you can press Ctrl+Alt+F11 to toggle automatically!.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    SoundSwitch screenshot 1
  7. Text Files

  8. Notepad++ icon

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

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    Notepad++ screenshot 1
  9. Notepad Replacer icon

    Notepad Replacer will allow you to replace the default Windows version of Notepad with whatever alternative you would like to use.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    Notepad Replacer screenshot 1
  10. Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

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    Edit side by side in widescreen
  11. Internet & Network

  12. Brave icon

    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.

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
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    Start Page
  13. Deluge icon

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses libtorrent (rasterbar) at its core and GTK for the main user interface along with web and console interfaces for advanced client/server...

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    Main UI
  14. namebench icon

    Are you a power-user with 5 minutes to spare? Do you want a faster internet experience?

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  15. Storage Devices

    Manage all your Disks, Drives & Partitions

  16. AOMEI Partition Assistant icon

    AOMEI Partition Assistant is a disk partition management software which has earned good reputation among worldwide users. It comes with so many powerful features that you can completely control your hard disk and partition.

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    Main Window
  17. MiniTool Partition Wizard icon

    MiniTool Partition Wizard is a partition manager software that supports 32/64 bit Windows Operating System.

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    Home Window
  18. SSD Fresh icon

    SSD drives are expensive. This tool optimizes disk access and enhances the lifecycle of your SSD.

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    SSD Fresh screenshot 1
  19. SD Card Formatter icon

    SD Card Formatter is a program that provides quick and easy access to all memory card formats like SD, SDHC and SCXC, and has been designed so that you can get rid of all the content stored on your SD card in one go.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
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    SD Card Formatter screenshot 1
  20. Data Files

  21. 7-Zip icon

    File archiver with a high compression ratio.

    • File Archiver
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
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    Main Window
  22. BleachBit icon

    BleachBit deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space, maintain privacy, and remove junk.

    • System Cleaner
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blackberry
    • PortableApps.com
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    BleachBit 1.9.3 on Windows 10 showing Firefox preview
  23. FastCopy icon

    FastCopy is the fastest copy, delete, & sync software on Windows. It uses modern checksum verification to ensure copy accuracy and data integrity. It handles long Unicode path names over MAX_PATH (260 bytes), and automatically optimizes copy mode operations between the same...

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    Main window during copying
  24. dupeGuru icon

    dupeGuru is a free and open source tool to find duplicate files on your computer. It can scan either filenames or contents. The filename scan features a fuzzy matching algorithm that can find duplicate filenames even when they are not exactly the same.

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  25. FileBot icon

    FileBot is the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your movies, tv shows or anime, and music well as downloading subtitles and artwork. It's smart and just works.

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    Rename episodes
  26. Audio & Music

  27. 4k Video Downloader icon

    4k Video Downloader allows to download video, audio, subtitles, channels and playlists from YouTube in high quality and to save it on your computer. This program is free for downloading videos and playlists of no more than 25 videos.

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  28. AIMP icon

    AIMP is a powerful free audio player that supports for local files, NAS, clouds, and podcasts. Additionally, it includes powerful tools to operate with audio files.

    • Audio Player
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
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    AIMP screenshot 1
  29. beaTunes icon

    What started out as a BPM detection tool for DJs, runners and dancers, has become one of the finest iTunes™ library management tools around.

    • Mac
    • Windows
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    Mac interface
  30. Breakaway Audio Enhancer icon

    Breakaway Audio Enhancer dramatically improves the quality of the listening experience by digitally remastering audio in real-time with the same technology used by the pros in the music and broadcast business.

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  31. EarTrumpet icon

    EarTrumpet is a powerful volume control app for Windows.

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  32. Equalizer APO icon

    Equalizer APO is a parametric / graphic equalizer for Windows. It is implemented as an Audio Processing Object (APO) for the system effect infrastructure introduced with Windows Vista.

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    Equalizer APO screenshot 1
  33. REW icon

    REW is free room acoustics analysis software for measuring and analysing room and loudspeaker responses. The audio analysis features of REW help you optimise the acoustics of your listening room, studio or home theater and find the best locations for your speakers, subwoofers...

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    REW screenshot 1
  34. Video & TV

  35. MPV icon

    MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types.

    • Media Player
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Xfce
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    MPV screenshot 1
  36. Netflix icon

    Netflix is the world’s leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies on your phone.

    • Video Streaming App
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Playstation
    • Fire TV
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
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    Netflix screenshot 1
  37. VLC Media Player icon

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

    • Media Player
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • AppImageHub
    • Apple Watch
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple TV
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • F-Droid
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku
    • Android TV
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
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    VLC Media Player screenshot 1
  38. Zattoo icon

    With Zattoo TV streaming you can watch TV live and on demand simply over the internet on your TV device. No binding contract, no tangled cables, always set to receive. All you need is an internet connection and a web-enabled device, such as Samsung Smart TV, Apple TV, Amazon...

    • Video Streaming App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
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    Zattoo screenshot 1
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This list was created by Richard Rothacker Mar 3, 2018 and was last updated May 20, 2021. The list has 31 apps.

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