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pefado List by pefado , last updated 2024-03-28
  1. 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
    • ...
    Start Page
  2. LibreWolf icon

    This project is an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy security and user freedom. It is the community run successor to LibreFox

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AppImageHub
    • Linux Mint
    • Arch Linux
    • Gentoo Linux
    • Flathub
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • OpenBSD
    • ...
    Homeage
  3. QuickInstaller icon

    QuickInstaller is a free software updater and installer for Windows for both installers and portable applications.

    • ...
    QuickInstaller screenshot 1
  4. Patch My PC icon

    Patch My PC is a small portable application that updates third party applications and Windows updates. It’s critical to keep software up to date to ensure vulnerabilities are patched. There are currently almost 300 third-party applications that Patch My PC can silently update...

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    Patch My PC screenshot 1
  5. Geek Uninstaller icon

    Standard removal program leaves tons of leftovers on your PC. GeekUninstaller performs deep and fast scanning afterwards and removes all leftovers. Keep your PC clean! Use Force Removal for stubborn and broken programs.

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    Geek Uninstaller screenshot 1
    Geek Uninstaller screenshot 2
  6. AdGuard icon

    AdGuard is the best way to get rid of intrusive ads and online tracking, and to protect your computer from malware. Make your web surfing faster, safer and more comfortable with AdGuard!.

    • Ad Blocker
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Very good app for blocking ads. Use it!
  7. 7-Zip icon

    File archiver with a high compression ratio.

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

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name...

    • ...
    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  9. ShareX icon

    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.

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    Main window
  10. Notepad++ icon

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

    • ...
    Notepad++ screenshot 1
  11. SumatraPDF icon

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

    • ...
    SumatraPDF screenshot 1
  12. PDF24 Creator icon

    PDF24 Creator is free and feature-filled PDF creation, merging and conversion tool for Windows. Its unique feature among the free PDF printer tools is an editor, which allows to easily assemble, create and modify PDF files with Drag & Drop.

    • ...
    Main window
  13. Paperwork icon

    Paperwork is a personal document manager for scanned documents (and PDFs).

    • ...
    Paperwork screenshot 1
  14. 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
    • ...
    BleachBit 1.9.3 on Windows 10 showing Firefox preview
  15. calibre icon

    Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application made by users, for users. Many languages, designed around the concept of the logical book, i.e., a single entry in your library that may correspond to actual e-book files in several formats.

    • Ebook Reader
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Homebrew
    • ...
    calibre screenshot 1
  16. GIMP icon

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

    • Image Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Flatpak
    • AmigaOS
    • ...
    yes
  17. ScreenToGif icon

    This tool allows you to record a selected area of your screen and save as a animated gif.

    • ...
    Recorder
  18. Proton VPN icon

    High-speed Swiss VPN that safeguards your privacy.

    • VPN Service
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • F-Droid
    • Android TV
    • Fire TV
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Proton VPN screenshot 1
  19. ShutUp10++ icon

    O&O ShutUp10++ means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 and Windows 11 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far. Using a very simple interface, you decide how Windows 10 and Windows 11 should respect your...

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    ShutUp10++ screenshot 1
  20. Comodo Internet Security icon

    Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.

    • ...
    Comodo Internet Security screenshot 1
  21. SponsorBlock icon

    SponsorBlock is a browser extension and open API via crowdsource for skipping sponsor segments in YouTube videos. It's open-source. Users submit when a sponsor happens from the extension, and the extension automatically skips sponsors it knows about using a privacy...

    • Ad Blocker
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • ...
    SponsorBlock screenshot 1
  22. Decentraleyes icon

    Protects you against tracking through "free", centralized, content delivery. It prevents a lot of requests from reaching networks like Google Hosted Libraries, and serves local files to keep sites from breaking. Complements regular content blockers.

    • Privacy Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Decentraleyes screenshot 1
  23. Dark Reader icon

    This eye-care extension enables night mode creating dark themes for websites on the fly. Dark Reader inverts bright colors making them high contrast and easy to read at night.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Thunderbird
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Dark Reader screenshot 1
  24. Bitwarden icon

    Bitwarden is the easiest and safest way to store your logins and passwords across all of your devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more). Bitwarden is FREE and open source.

    • Password Manager
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple Watch
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Flathub
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Tor Browser Bundle
    • Safari
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron
    • Opera
    • Chocolatey
    • Mono
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    • Snapcraft
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    Desktop app on macOS
  25. Simple Translate icon

    WebExtensions for translating text on web pages. Contribute to sienori/simple-translate development by creating an account on GitHub.

    • Translator
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • ...
  26. Brave Search icon

    Brave Search is built on top of a completely independent index, and doesn’t track users, their searches, or their clicks.

    • ...
    Brave Search screenshot 1
  27. CloudCompare icon

    CloudCompare is a 3D point cloud (and triangular mesh) processing software. It has been originally designed to perform comparison between 3D points clouds only. It relies on a specific octree structure that enables great performances(1) relatively to this particular function.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    CloudCompare screenshot 1
  28. QGIS icon

    QGIS, formerly Quantum GIS, is a user friendly open source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, and Windows and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities.

    • ...
    QGIS main window while editing a project
  29. LibreOffice icon

    LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It is an independently-developed version of the OpenOffice.org suite.

    • Office Suite
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Android
    • ...
    LibreOffice Writer on Linux
  30. Cryptomator icon

    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.

    • Cloud Storage Service
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • ...
    Cryptomator screenshot 1
  31. Xtreme Download Manager icon

    Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.

    • ...
    New interface with v8.0
  32. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.

    • Ad Blocker
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • UC Browser
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • OpenWrt
    • Opera
    • Alpine Linux
    • pfSense
    • Firefox
    • DD-WRT
    • ...
    NextDNS screenshot 1
  33. 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
    • ...
    Signal screenshot 1
  34. Audire icon

    Audire identifies the music playing near you and shows you details on its title – including lyrics (where available), album details, and linking you to Spotify/Youtube for it. The app also saves a history of songs it identified for you in the past, so you can look up all songs...

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    Audire screenshot 1
    Audire screenshot 2
    Audire screenshot 3
  35. SpMp icon

    A YouTube Music client with a focus on customisation of colours and song metadata, built using Compose Multiplatform for Android and desktop.

    • Audio Player
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Windows
    • Android Tablet
    • ...
    Android app #1
  36. NewPipe icon

    NewPipe is a lightweight YouTube front-end for Android. Also YouTube Music . Beta support for SoundCloud , .

    • YouTube Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • SoundCloud
    • YouTube Music
    • Bandcamp
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    • PeerTube
    • ...
    Trending,
  37. Showly icon

    Showly 2.0 is modern, slick, open source Android TV Shows Tracker.

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • ...
    Showly screenshot 1
    Showly screenshot 2
    Showly screenshot 3

This list was created by pefado Feb 18, 2022 and was last updated Mar 28, 2024. The list has 37 apps.

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