My Windows Software and PWAs

This is the list of software and PWA that I regularly use. I try to use what I think are most efficient or useful apps. for my daily use. If there is a free version or alternative I'll most likely use it.

TheEmperorArt
TheEmperorArtList by TheEmperorArt, last updated 2023-03-22
  1. Crypto

  2. Exodus icon

    Exodus encrypts private keys and transaction data locally for your eyes only - no accounts, no servers, no data sharing.

    • Crypto Wallet
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    • Brave
    • Chromium
    • ...
    Exodus screenshot 1
  3. Binance icon

    Binance stands for “Binary” and “Finance”, this is because we combine digital technology and Finance. Binance is a pure cryptocurrency exchange, meaning we do not deal with fiat currencies. For more information please visit our website.

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    Binance screenshot 1
  4. Koinly icon

    Koinly is the easiest way to monitor your crypto activity. Simply connect your exchange accounts, wallets and public addresses to view all your transactions in one place. Koinly automatically identifies transfers within your own wallets and gives you an accurate view of your...

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    Koinly screenshot 1
  5. Story Maker App

  6. KIT Scenarist icon

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • ...
    Add research document
  7. Quoll Writer icon

    Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.

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    Quoll Writer screenshot 1
  8. Storyboarder icon

    Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie.

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    Storyboarder screenshot 1
  9. Gaming & Store

  10. Playnite icon

    Video game library manager and launcher with support for 3rd party libraries like Steam, GOG, Origin and Uplay, providing one unified interface for your games.

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    Playnite screenshot 1
  11. RAWG icon

    RAWG is a video game discovery site and database.

    • ...
    Homepage
  12. Indiegala icon

    Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process.

    • ...
    Indiegala screenshot 1
  13. Fanatical icon

    Buy awesome games. Pay a fraction of the retail price!

    Every week we bring you a spectacular new Steam game bundle, saving up to 97% off the normal retail price! Hurry though, each bundle is only available for a limited time.

    We're on a mission to help gamers from all over.

    • ...
    Fanatical screenshot 1
  14. Torrents

  15. qBittorrent icon

    Torrents are one of the best methods out there for distributing files over the Internet, both legit and legal content as well as some not-so-legal and a bit shady "stuff."

    • Torrent Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • ...
    qBittorrent screenshot 1
  16. 1337X icon

    1337x is a website that provides a directory of torrent files and magnet links used for peer-to-peer file sharing through the BitTorrent protocol. According to the TorrentFreak news blog, 1337x is the third most popular torrent website as of 2021.

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    1337X screenshot 1
  17. iDope icon

    iDope is a site created in tribute of K.A.T. The administrators of idope.se also offer a mobile app for those users who use tablets and smartphones for their P2P hobby. It is said that it has an even larger collection of torrents than KAT.

    • ...
    iDope screenshot 1
  18. KickassTorrents  icon

    The main goal of KickassTorrents is to provide users with a user-friendly interface that will make search of torrents easier and more organized. We do our best to establish a new high standard for torrent sites and lead the whole community of p2p users into a new era.

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    KickassTorrents  screenshot 1
  19. The Pirate Bay icon

    Known as "the world's most resilient BitTorrent site", The Pirate Bay is a website that lets you search for, download, and upload torrents. Download music, movies, games, software and much more.

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    The Pirate Bay screenshot 1
  20. Library Genesis icon

    Library Genesis is a search engine for articles and books on various topics, which allows free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere.

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    Library Genesis screenshot 1
  21. Socials

  22. Element icon

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    • ...
    Video calls for desktop and mobile
  23. Gab icon

    Gab Social is an open source and fully decentralized social network powered by the Gab Platform. It is the new social network of Gab.com. This change was made to further Gab's commitment to its users trust and privacy online.

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    Gab screenshot 1
  24. Microsoft Mail and Calendar icon

    Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in.

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    Microsoft Mail and Calendar screenshot 1
  25. Discord icon

    Discord is a versatile communication platform that supports text, voice, and video interactions, offering organized servers for topic-focused discussions, customizable moderation tools, and low latency technology for smooth conversation and content sharing.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Epic Games Store
    • Flathub
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    • Snapcraft
    • ...
    Discord screenshot 1
  26. Skype icon

    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    Skype screenshot 1
  27. Instagram icon

    Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your iPhone, choose a filter to transform the look and feel, send to Facebook, Twitter or Flickr – it’s all as easy as pie. It’s photo sharing, reinvented.

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    Instagram screenshot 1
    Instagram screenshot 2
    Instagram screenshot 3
  28. Phone Link icon

    Link your Android phone or iPhone¹ and PC to view and reply to text messages, make and receive calls and more – all right on your PC.

    • ...
    Phone Link screenshot 1
  29. Reddit icon

    Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members.

    • Social Network
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Tor
    • ...
    Reddit screenshot 1
  30. Notes App

  31. Obsidian icon

    Obsidian is a note-taking app that lets you create a personal knowledge graph with ease. It is designed for non-linear thinking and allows you to easily link your notes together wiki-style.

    • Note-taking Tool
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • ...
    Obsidian screenshot 1
  32. WPS Office icon

    WPS Office is a free, lightweight, feature-rich comprehensive office suite with high compatibility. Capable of handling texts in Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheet, and PDF files.

    • Office Suite
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • ...
    All in one
  33. Microsoft 365 (Office)  icon

    Microsoft 365 is a product family of productivity software, collaboration and cloud-based services owned by Microsoft. It encompasses online services such as Outlook.com, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, programs formerly marketed under the name Microsoft Office (including...

    • Office Suite
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • ...
    Microsoft 365 (Office)  screenshot 1
  34. Players and Library

  35. MALClient icon

    MALClient is 3rd party app for managing your anime and manga list on MyAnimeList as well as accessing other website features.

    • ...
    MALClient screenshot 1
  36. Plex icon

    Plex is a one-stop destination to stream movies, TV shows, sports & music. Check good movies to watch on Plex and stream all your personal media libraries on every device.

    • Media Server
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Daydream
    • Kindle Fire
    • Android TV
    • Kodi
    • Roku
    • ...
    Plex screenshot 1
  37. SoundCloud icon

    SoundCloud lets you share music fast & easily. The platform takes the daily hassle out of receiving, sending & distributing music for artists, record labels & other music professionals.

    • ...
    Main page when not logged in
  38. 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
    • ...
    Netflix screenshot 1
  39. YouTube icon

    YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

    • Video Streaming App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • KaiOS
    • Fire TV
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox
    • ...
    YouTube screenshot 1
  40. Rumble icon

    Rumble is your rights management video platform. Host, distribute and monetize all your professional, social and viral video.

    • ...
    Rumble screenshot 1
  41. Dictionary and Encyclopedia

  42. Encyclopædia Britannica icon

    The Encyclopædia Britannica is a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately-held company. The articles in the Britannica are aimed at educated adult readers, and written by a staff of about 100 full-time editors and...

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    Main Page
  43. Merriam-Webster icon

    Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources.

    • Dictionary
    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • ...
    Homepage
  44. Takoboto icon

    Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Both online and offline apps available.

    • ...
    Windows app (dictionary)
  45. Illustration

  46. MediBang Paint icon

    MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

    • ...
    Great for anime or comics
  47. SketchBook icon

    Sketchbook drawing software features an artist-friendly, gesture-based user interface that is so fast and intuitive even new users can be productive within minutes.

    • ...
    Android (1)
  48. Converter and Tags

  49. ShanaEncoder icon

    ShanaEncoder is audio/video encoding program based on FFmpeg.

    Main Features

    • Both beginners and professionals can easily use the ShanaEncoder.
    • Fast encoding speed and professional quality
    • Closed caption, subtitle overlay, logo, crop, segment, etc...
    • Support for H.264 (Hi.
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    ShanaEncoder screenshot 1
  50. VidCoder icon

    VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding application for Windows. It uses HandBrake as its encoding engine.

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    VidCoder screenshot 1
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This list was created by TheEmperorArt Nov 28, 2020 and was last updated Mar 22, 2023. The list has 62 apps.

You can create your own lists from our large database of apps either for your own sake or if you want to share some great apps with other people.


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TheEmperorArt
CommentMar 7, 2022

Edit 2 March 26: Removed Buttercup. Added KeepassXC edit 1: Removed Onenote, FB Messenger. Added: Vidcoder, Buttercup PW, Element and Rumble

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