Windows apps

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  1. DaVinci Resolve icon

    DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

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    Hollywood's #1 Post Solution
  2. Explorer++ icon

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.

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    details view
  3. WinMerge icon

    WinMerge is an open source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

    • Diff Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
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    File Comparison
  4. PDF Arranger icon

    Small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.

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    Export selection only. Export each selected page to a file. Export all pages to files.
  5. MPC-BE icon

    MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows.

    MPC-BE is based on the original Guliverkli project and "Media Player Classic Home Cinema" project, contains additional features and bug fixes.

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    MPC-BE screenshot 1
  6. LosslessCut icon

    Simple, cross platform video editor for lossless trimming / cutting of videos. Great for rough processing of large video files taken from a video camera, GoPro, drone, etc. Lets you quickly extract the good parts from your videos and discard GB of data without losing quality.

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    LosslessCut screenshot 1
  7. Screamer Radio icon

    Screamer Radio is a free internet radio client with recording abilities. It is able to play back streams using WMA, MP3, Ogg Vorbis or AAC streams and can also record these into several formats.

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    Screamer Radio screenshot 1
  8. Volume2 icon

    Volume2 is an advanced Windows audio mixer, a complete replacement for the standard Volume Control. This application lets you easily change the sound volume just by rotating the mouse wheel or by using keyboard hot keys or just mouse move on screen border.

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    Volume2 screenshot 1
  9. OBS Studio icon

    OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software, or OBS) is a screen-casting and live-streaming software available across multiple platforms including macOS, Windows and Linux. Boasting features typically only found in commercial screen recording apps, OBS also provides one...

    • Screen Recorder
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • FreeBSD
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    OBS Studio screenshot 1
  10. Melloware PlacesBar Editor icon

    PlacesBar Editor is a small utility that will help you enhance standard Windows menu. It can be useful in everyday activity, as you need every time to go through many folders to save files. As you can see Windows open/save dialog contains 5 folders on default, such as Desktop...

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
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    Melloware PlacesBar Editor screenshot 1
  11. Unified Remote icon

    Unified Remote is an app that lets you control your entire computer from your mobile device. In short, it turns your device into a WiFi or Bluetooth remote control for all the programs on your computer. It is easily the most feature-filled Mobile-PC remote available.

    • Remote Desktop Tool
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
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    Unified Remote screenshot 1
    Unified Remote screenshot 2
    Unified Remote screenshot 3
  12. Unchecky icon

    Tired of unchecking unrelated offers while installing software?

    Have you ever felt, while installing software, that the installer tries to push additional unwanted programs at all cost? Ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware? Ever opened your browser.

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    Unchecky screenshot 1
  13. WinDirStat icon

    WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool, inspired by KDirStat .

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    Folder sorted after their foldersize
  14. Duplicate Cleaner icon

    Duplicate Cleaner is a tool for finding and removing duplicate files from your computer or network drives; It is intended to be used on user content - documents, photos, images, music, but can be used to scan any type of files.

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    Duplicate Cleaner screenshot 1
  15. HandBrake icon

    HandBrake is an open-source, multithreaded video transcoder – it compresses and converts digital media from one format to another. HandBrake can rip encrypted DVDs with libdvdcss (libdvdcss is installed with VLC media player on macOS, or AnyDVD/DVD 43 on Windows).

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    Main UI (Windows)
  16. CDex icon

    CDex is a CD-Ripper, extracting digital audio data from an Audio CD. The application supports many Audio encoders, including WAV, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, VQF, Musepack, APE, and many others.

    • CD Ripper
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
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    The main CDex window
  17. Ahnenblatt icon

    Ahnenblatt is genealogy software for Windows. (Use Portable Version for Linux with Wine)

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    Ahnenblatt screenshot 1
  18. ABBYY FineReader PDF icon

    ABBYY FineReader PDF is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition.

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
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    ABBYY FineReader PDF screenshot 1
  19. 7-Zip icon

    File archiver with a high compression ratio.

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

    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...

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    VirtualBox Manager
  21. WinCDEmu icon

    WinCDEmu is an open-source CD/DVD/BD emulator - a tool that allows you to mount optical disc images by simply clicking on them in Windows Explorer. If you have downloaded an ISO image and want to use it without burning it to a blank disc, WinCDEmu is the easiest way to do it.

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    WinCDEmu screenshot 1
  22. Zoom icon

    Cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, events, contact centers, VoIP cloud phones, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and on-site room systems.

    • Video Calling App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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    Zoom screenshot 1
  23. Anki icon

    Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it is a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.

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    A simple card on Mac
  24. CDBurnerXP icon

    CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free.

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    CDBurnerXP screenshot 1
  25. HTTrack icon

    HTTrack is a free (GPL, libre/free software) and easy-to-use offline browser utility. It allows you to download a World Wide Web site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your...

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    HTTrack screenshot 1
  26. Paint.NET icon

    Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.

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    Paint.NET screenshot 1
  27. 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
  28. NetWorx icon

    NetWorx is a simple, yet versatile and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth consumption situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connections.

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    NetWorx screenshot 1
  29. Process Explorer icon

    Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows. The top always shows a list of the currently active processes, including the names of their owning accounts, whereas the information...

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    Process Explorer screenshot 1
  30. Dropbox icon

    Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed. Because copies of your files are stored on Dropbox's secure servers, you can also access them from any computer or mobile...

    • Cloud Storage Service
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
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    Dropbox screenshot 1
  31. Dual Monitor Tools icon

    Dual Monitor Tools is a software package for Windows users with dual or multiple monitor setups.

    All the tools are open source and free, and each tool is independent so you only need to install or run what you want.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    Dual Monitor Tools screenshot 1
  32. PureText icon

    PureText is a tiny (13Kb) application for Windows that allows you to paste text to any application without formatting, using a hotkey (default Win + V).

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    Notification Area Icon
(Right-Click for Menu, Options)
  33. f.lux icon

    Software that makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.

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    Main Window
  34. Rainmeter icon

    Rainmeter allows you to display customizable skins on your desktop, from hardware usage meters to fully functional audio visualizers. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.

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    Rainmeter screenshot 1
  35. SyncTrayzor icon

    SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to automatically start at PC startup.

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    SyncTrayzor screenshot 1
  36. Open Shell icon

    Open Shell is a fork of the Classic Shell project for Windows that getting back the classic start menu to modern versions of Microsoft Windows.

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    Open Shell screenshot 1
  37. 7+ Taskbar Tweaker icon

    Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options.

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    7+ Taskbar Tweaker screenshot 1
  38. CopyQ icon

    Multi-Platform Clipboard Manager with Advanced Features.

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    Shows a list of previously copied text or images.
  39. QuestSoft QTranslate icon

    QTranslate is a free translator for Windows. With this small utility, you simply select the text you want to translate and then press hot key (Ctrl+Q to show translation in the popup window or Double Ctrl click to show the translation in the main window).

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    Main application window.
  40. GoldenDict icon

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously.

    • Dictionary
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
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    A feathery thing
  41. Signal icon

    Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

    • Instant Messenger
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Flathub
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
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    Signal screenshot 1
  42. Telegram icon

    Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD
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    Telegram Desktop
  43. Airytec Switch Off icon

    Switch Off is a lightweight, easy-to-use, tray-based system utility that can automatically shutdown, suspend or hibernate your system. The user-friendly, intuitive interface is designed to seamlessly integrate into Windows and provide quick access to all operations through the...

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    Airytec Switch Off screenshot 1
  44. PDF-XChange Viewer icon

    PDF-XChange Viewer is an alternative viewer for PDF files that enables you to view and annotate PDF files. You can add text, sticky notes, and other annotations and save them to the file, which will be compatible with the standard Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    • PDF Reader
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
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    PDF-XChange Viewer screenshot 1
  45. Transmission icon

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

    • Torrent Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Cloudron
    • Xfce
    • ...
    Transmission Windows
  46. FastStone Image Viewer icon

    FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments.

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    A Screenshot of the whole program interface
  47. SumatraPDF icon

    Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) viewer for Windows.

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    SumatraPDF screenshot 1
  48. foobar2000 icon

    foobar2000 is an advanced multi-platform freeware audio player.

    • Audio Player
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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    Foobar custom.
  49. Simplenote icon

    Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.

    • Note-taking Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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    Simplenote screenshot 1
  50. Notepad++ icon

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

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    Notepad++ screenshot 1
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This list was created by ups_tups Sep 23, 2021 and was last updated Aug 18, 2023. The list has 61 apps.

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