Useful

DireChocobo
DireChocoboList by DireChocobo, last updated 2023-03-17
  1. Matrix.org icon

    Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    • Java
    • Perl
    • ...
    Main Page
  2. guiscrcpy icon

    A full fledged GUI integration for the most award winning open-source android screen mirroring system -- scrcpy located on https://github.com/genymobile/scrcpy/ by @rom1v - srevinsaju/guiscrcpy

    • ...
    guiscrcpy demo
  3. scrcpy icon

    This application mirrors Android devices (video and audio) connected on USB and WiFi, and allows to control the device with the keyboard and the mouse of the computer. It does not require any root access. It works on Linux, Windows and macOS.

    • ...
    scrcpy screenshot 1
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Speedify icon

    A better Internet awaits: now you can combine all of your available WiFi, 3G/4G, and wired Internet connections to create a single, faster and secure Internet connection on your device.

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Raspbian
    • ...
    Speedify screenshot on computers
    Speedify screenshot on smartphones and mobile devices
  7. Falkon icon

    Falkon, formerly QupZilla, is a QtWebEngine based cross-platform web browser.

    It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms.

    Falkon has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar).

    • Web Browser
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Flathub
    • Haiku
    • KDE
    • ...
    Falkon screenshot 1
  8. Kali Linux icon

    Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing, originally forked from Backtrack Linux by the Offensive Security team.

    • ...
    Kali Linux screenshot 1
  9. Rufus icon

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

    • ...
    Rufus screenshot 1
    Rufus screenshot 2
    Rufus screenshot 3
  10. Disconnect icon

    Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer- and privacy-rights attorney. We develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in San Francisco, California.

    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Disconnect screenshot 1
  11. ShadowProtect icon

    Fast and reliable disk-based backup that captures full, differential and incremental point-in-time backup images of your entire system. This includes the operating system, applications, configuration settings and data.

    • ...
    ShadowProtect screenshot 1
  12. Playir icon

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing.

    • ...
    Playir screenshot 1
  13. 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!.

    • ...
    Hollywood's #1 Post Solution
  14. Pushbullet icon

    Pushbullet is the easiest and fastest way to send links, pictures, files, lists, notes, and more right into your phone's notification tray, to your computer, or to a friend, really fast.

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • ...
    Pushbullet screenshot 1
  15. Proton Mail icon

    Secure email with absolutely no compromises, brought to you by MIT and CERN scientists.

    • WebMail Provider
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Tor
    • ...
    Proton Mail screenshot 1
  16. Tails icon

    The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian 9 based live CD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The product ships with several Internet applications, including web browser, IRC client, mail client...

    • Operating System
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Electrum
    • Tor Browser Bundle
    • GNOME
    • Tor
    • VeraCrypt
    • Thunderbird
    • ...
    Tails screenshot 1
  17. HMA VPN icon

    Make fast connections with the largest VPN service on Earth.

    • VPN Service
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • ...
    HMA VPN screenshot 1
  18. HTTPS Everywhere icon

    HTTPS Everywhere is a browser extension produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It encrypts your communications with a number of major websites.

    • Privacy Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • ...
    HTTPS Everywhere screenshot 1
  19. ophcrack icon

    Ophcrack is a Windows Password cracker based on Rainbow Tables.

    Features

    Cracks LM and NTLM Windows hashes Free tables available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 Brute-force module for simple passwords Audit mode and CSV export Real-time graphs to analyze the pas.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • ...
    ophcrack screenshot 1
  20. TDSSKiller icon

    Kaspersky Lab has developed the TDSSKiller utility that allows removing rootkits.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • ...
    TDSSKiller scanning for rootkit
  21. Diaspora icon

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

    • ...
    Diaspora screenshot 1
  22. CCleaner icon

    CCleaner is a system optimization/cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It can also clear your internet history and act as a fully featured registry cleaner.

    • ...
    General Cleaner
  23. Demonsaw icon

    Demonsaw is the next leap in the evolution of a free Internet, and the debut of social cryptography. Demonsaw is designed to protect your anonymity and hide what you're sharing.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    Demonsaw screenshot 1
  24. DiskWarrior icon

    DiskWarrior is the safest, most technologically advanced, most powerful utility to eliminate directory damage and recover your files, folders and documents. DiskWarrior is so advanced it can even recover your data from a failing hard drive.

    • ...
    DiskWarrior screenshot 1
  25. DOSBox icon

    DOSBox is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system. Many IBM PC compatible graphics and sound cards are also emulated. This means that original DOS programs (including PC games) are provided with an environment in which they...

    • DOS Emulator
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    • ...
    DOSBox screenshot 1
  26. QEMU icon

    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization.

    • ...
    QEMU  with the free OS ReactOS
  27. Minds icon

    We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network of social networks. Available in either decentralized or centralized options.

    • Social Network
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • ...
    Minds.com homepage
  28. Destroy Windows Spying icon

    Even though Windows 10 did bring many of the features users expected of it, such as a Start Menu and revamped icons, it also came with several issues and a very important one is related to its tracking behavior.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • ...
    Destroy Windows Spying screenshot 1
  29. ScummVM icon

    ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for...

    • Game Emulator
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    • ...
    Myst: Masterpiece Edition (Windows/German)
  30. SpaceSniffer icon

    SpaceSniffer is a tool application that gives you an idea of how folders and files are structured on your disks. By using a Treemap visualization layout, you have immediate perception of where big folders and files are situated on your devices.

    • ...
    SpaceSniffer screenshot 1
  31. 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...

    • ...
    Main UI
  32. Wireshark icon

    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

    • Network Analyzer
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • ...
    Wireshark screenshot 1
  33. Recuva icon

    Accidentally deleted an important file? Lost files after a computer crash? No problem - Recuva recovers files from your Windows computer, recycle bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player!.

    • ...
    Recuva screenshot 1
  34. Virtual CloneDrive icon

    Virtual CloneDrive works and behaves just like a physical CD/DVD drive, however it exists only virtually. Image files of various formats (.iso, .bin, etc) can be mounted onto a virtual drive from your hard-disk or from a network drive and used in the same manner as inserting...

    • ...
    Settings Dialog
  35. Notepad++ icon

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

    • ...
    Notepad++ screenshot 1
  36. TreeSize icon

    TreeSize Professional tells you where precious disk space has gone to. It can be started from the context menu of a local folder or a local drive and displays the size of each folder, including its subfolders.

    • ...
    The main window is split into the file system tree on the left and the details view on the right.
  37. DisplayFusion icon

    DisplayFusion will make your multi-monitor life much easier. With powerful features like Multi-Monitor Taskbars, TitleBar Buttons and fully customizable Functions, DisplayFusion will make managing your multiple monitors painless.

    • ...
    Wallpaper Settings
  38. 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
    • ...
    Dropbox screenshot 1
  39. Tor icon

    Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

    • ...
    Tor screenshot 1
  40. Bulk Rename Utility icon

    Bulk Rename Utility is a free file renaming software for Windows. Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria.

    • ...
    The main screen of the application.
  41. VMware Workstation Player icon

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating systems and applications in a virtual machine.

    • ...
    VMware Workstation Player screenshot 1
  42. FreeTube icon

    FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind. Use YouTube without advertisments and prevent Google tracking from you with their cookies and JavaScript. Available for Windows, Mac & Linux thanks to Electron.

    • YouTube Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AppImageHub
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    FreeTube screenshot 1
  43. uBlock Origin icon

    An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

    • Ad Blocker
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Node.JS
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • ...
    uBlock Origin screenshot 1
  44. Disroot icon

    Disroot is a platform providing online services based on principles of freedom, privacy, federation and decentralization.

    • ...
    Disroot screenshot 1
  45. Veeam Agent icon

    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and Veeam Agent for Linux work with Veeam Availability Suite to deliver Availability for ALL workloads — virtual, physical and cloud — from a single management console, extending Veeam’s leadership position from being the best for VMware vSphere...

    • ...
    Status page
  46. ZeroNet icon

    ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.

    • Anonymizing Network
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • gevent
    • Self-Hosted
    • NameCoin
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • ...
    ZeroNet screenshot 1
  47. Sandboxie Plus icon

    Sandboxie Plus creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.

    • ...
    Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space
  48. ComboFix icon

    USE WITH CAUTION! Combofix is a freeware (a legitimate spyware remover created by sUBs), Combofix was designed to scan a computer for known malware, spyware (SurfSideKick, QooLogic, and Look2Me as well as any other combination of the mentioned spyware applications) and remove...

    • ...
    ComboFix screenshot 1
  49. Mastodon icon

    Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

    • Social Network
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    • ...
    Screenshot of the Mastodon web interface
  50. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware icon

    Malwarebytes Premium is smarter, faster, and lighter than ever before. Go beyond antivirus and stop worrying about online threats.

    • Anti-Malware App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • ...
    ,
Page 1 of 2

This list was created by DireChocobo Apr 24, 2019 and was last updated Mar 17, 2023. The list has 69 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.


Comments

   relevance • date
DireChocobo
CommentMar 23, 2022

3/23/22 - Going to be going through this and getting rid of applications that have jumped the shark in some manner.

Show entire comment
0
Gu