windows tools

Basic programs and mods to make windows 11 usable. Someday this list will just be an install script for wingetui, poke me and i will get on it

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Omniraptor List by Omniraptor , last updated 2024-01-18
  1. WingetUI icon

    lets you search several package managers. basically a better version of the windows store (which is searchable through winget)

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    WingetUI screenshot 1
  2. Microsoft PowerToys icon

    Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users aimed at enhancing Windows productivity. The available utilities include:

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    Microsoft PowerToys screenshot 1
  3. Auto Dark Mode icon

    can sync windows theming with windows nightlight. should have been built in.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    Main UI
  4. Miscellaneous shell patches. Needed to enable 7+Taskbar Tweaker

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    Windows 10 Taskbar on Windows 11, also a solution to make EverythingToolbar wokring again, also works for TaskbarX and so on~
  5. 7+ Taskbar Tweaker icon

    Needs ExplorerPatcher to work. adds proper click-drag interaction to the tasksbar.

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    7+ Taskbar Tweaker screenshot 1
  6. Open Shell icon

    Start menu in the style of windows 7. The default one in modern windows has internet recommendations >:(

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    Open Shell screenshot 1
  7. Hourglass icon

    best countdown timer, supports interval and fixed date targets as well as CLI invocation.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    Hourglass screenshot 1
  8. CopyQ icon

    the best cross platform open source clipboard manager. How launch this at login

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    CopyQ screenshot 1
  9. Pushbullet icon

    Easily share links and files between pc/mobile. also supports notification mirroring.

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    Pushbullet screenshot 1
  10. DeepL Translator icon

    The world’s best online translator for you and your team.

    • Translator
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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    DeepL Translator screenshot 1
  11. File Utilities

  12. WinDirStat icon

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

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    Folder sorted after their foldersize
  13. Everything icon

    Fast filesystem search. Use this plugin for powertoys integration

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    Locate files and folders by name instantly.
  14. Network tools

  15. SSHFS-Win is a minimal port of SSHFS to Windows. Under the hood it uses Cygwin for the POSIX environment and WinFsp for the FUSE functionality.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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  16. SiriKali icon

    GUI for ssh-win

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    SiriKali screenshot 1
  17. Rclone icon

    Rclone ("rsync for cloud storage") is a command-line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage providers.

    • File Sync Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
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    Rclone screenshot 1
  18. Media editors/viewers

  19. Metadata++ icon

    edit lots of different filtypes' metadata. can even add/read a special metadata field to files that don't have any built in.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    Metadata++ screenshot 1
  20. nomacs icon

    Image viewer, supports lots of formats and displays metadata tags

    • Image Viewer
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • Flathub
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    nomacs screenshot 1
  21. FireAlpaca icon

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely free download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for both Mac and Windows users!

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    FireAlpaca screenshot 1
  22. 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
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    All in one
  23. 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
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    calibre screenshot 1
  24. FBReader icon

    The desktop reading experience isn't great (calibre is better), but this has the killer feature of freely syncing with mobile through google drive. And the mobile app is simply the best ereader on android, been using it for a decade.

    • Ebook Reader
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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    FBReader screenshot 1
    FBReader screenshot 2

This list was created by Omniraptor Mar 3, 2023 and was last updated Jan 18, 2024. The list has 21 apps.

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