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== Windows ==
 
== Windows ==
=== Audio and Video Tools ===
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=== Audio and Video ===
 
* Music Playback - [http://www.foobar2000.org foobar2000 Advanced Audio Player] ([[foobar2000|local foobar2000 page]])
 
* Music Playback - [http://www.foobar2000.org foobar2000 Advanced Audio Player] ([[foobar2000|local foobar2000 page]])
 
* Video Playback - [http://fuxx.us/imouto Simplest, most powerful, and best method] or [http://www.scriptin.us/download/combined-community-codec-pack-cccp/ CCCP Combined Community Codec Pack] (worst option)
 
* Video Playback - [http://fuxx.us/imouto Simplest, most powerful, and best method] or [http://www.scriptin.us/download/combined-community-codec-pack-cccp/ CCCP Combined Community Codec Pack] (worst option)
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* Desktop Recorder - [http://www.bsrsoft.com/downloadbsr.asp BSR Screen Recorder] or [http://camstudio.org/ CamStudio]
 
* Desktop Recorder - [http://www.bsrsoft.com/downloadbsr.asp BSR Screen Recorder] or [http://camstudio.org/ CamStudio]
  
=== Bulk Process Tools ===
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=== Bulk Processing ===
 
* Bulk File Renamer - [http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php Bulk Rename Utility (BRU)]
 
* Bulk File Renamer - [http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php Bulk Rename Utility (BRU)]
 
* Duplicate File Finder - [http://www.12oclocker.com/programs.htm Simple Duplicate Finder] (used to be Duplicate File Finder 3.5)
 
* Duplicate File Finder - [http://www.12oclocker.com/programs.htm Simple Duplicate Finder] (used to be Duplicate File Finder 3.5)
 
* Search Filesystem for Keywords - [http://www.12oclocker.com/programs.htm File Text Finder] or [http://www.wingrep.com/ Windows Grep]
 
* Search Filesystem for Keywords - [http://www.12oclocker.com/programs.htm File Text Finder] or [http://www.wingrep.com/ Windows Grep]
  
=== Document Tools ===
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=== Document Editors / Readers ===
 
* Comic Viewer / Reader - [http://www.cdisplayex.com/ CDisplayEx]
 
* Comic Viewer / Reader - [http://www.cdisplayex.com/ CDisplayEx]
 
* Document / File Viewer / Editor - [http://www.flos-freeware.ch/notepad2.html Notepad2] or [http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Notepad++] and Microsoft Office
 
* Document / File Viewer / Editor - [http://www.flos-freeware.ch/notepad2.html Notepad2] or [http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Notepad++] and Microsoft Office
 
* PDF Reader / Viewer - [http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/download-free-pdf-viewer.html Sumatra PDF]
 
* PDF Reader / Viewer - [http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/download-free-pdf-viewer.html Sumatra PDF]
  
=== File Management Tools ===
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=== File Management ===
 
* Search - [http://www.voidtools.com/download.php voidtools Everything Search Engine]
 
* Search - [http://www.voidtools.com/download.php voidtools Everything Search Engine]
 
* Recovery File (PAR, PAR2) and Hash File (SFV, MD5) Management - [http://www.quickpar.org.uk/Download.htm QuickPar]
 
* Recovery File (PAR, PAR2) and Hash File (SFV, MD5) Management - [http://www.quickpar.org.uk/Download.htm QuickPar]
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* File Splitting and Joining - [http://www.hjsplit.org/ HJ-Split]
 
* File Splitting and Joining - [http://www.hjsplit.org/ HJ-Split]
  
=== File Transfer, P2P and SSH Tools ===
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=== File Transfer, P2P, and SSH ===
 
* FTP / SFTP / SCP - [http://winscp.net/eng/download.php WinSCP]
 
* FTP / SFTP / SCP - [http://winscp.net/eng/download.php WinSCP]
 
* FXP - [http://www.flashfxp.com/download FlashFXP] (does anything even support FXP these days?)
 
* FXP - [http://www.flashfxp.com/download FlashFXP] (does anything even support FXP these days?)
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* Remote Desktop Control / VNC - [http://www.tightvnc.com/ TightVNC] / [[w:Comparison_of_remote_desktop_software|Comparison of remote desktop software]]
 
* Remote Desktop Control / VNC - [http://www.tightvnc.com/ TightVNC] / [[w:Comparison_of_remote_desktop_software|Comparison of remote desktop software]]
  
=== Hardware Tools ===
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=== Hardware ===
 
* Hardware Information - [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html CPU-Z]
 
* Hardware Information - [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html CPU-Z]
 
* Graphics (GPU) Information - [http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ GPU-Z]
 
* Graphics (GPU) Information - [http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ GPU-Z]
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* Hardware Monitor - [http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php SpeedFan], [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html HWMonitor], and [http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ GPU-Z]
 
* Hardware Monitor - [http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php SpeedFan], [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html HWMonitor], and [http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ GPU-Z]
  
=== HTTP Tools ===
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=== Web ===
 
* Website Browser - [http://fuxx.us/opera Opera Web Browser v12.17] ([[Opera|local Opera page]]) and [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/ Microsoft Internet Explorer]
 
* Website Browser - [http://fuxx.us/opera Opera Web Browser v12.17] ([[Opera|local Opera page]]) and [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/ Microsoft Internet Explorer]
 
* In-page File Downloader - [http://fuxx.us/opera Opera's Links panel]
 
* In-page File Downloader - [http://fuxx.us/opera Opera's Links panel]
  
=== Instant Messaging / Chat Tools ===
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=== Instant Messaging / Chat ===
 
* Instant Messaging (MSN, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, etc) - [https://pidgin.im/ Pidgin Instant Messenger]
 
* Instant Messaging (MSN, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, etc) - [https://pidgin.im/ Pidgin Instant Messenger]
 
* IRC - [http://www.chansluts.com/camwhores/downloads-torrents/res/22.php mIRC] ([[mIRC|local mIRC page]])
 
* IRC - [http://www.chansluts.com/camwhores/downloads-torrents/res/22.php mIRC] ([[mIRC|local mIRC page]])
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* File / Hard Drive Encrypting - [https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/ VeraCrypt] or [https://www.grc.com/misc/truecrypt/truecrypt.htm TrueCrypt]
 
* File / Hard Drive Encrypting - [https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/ VeraCrypt] or [https://www.grc.com/misc/truecrypt/truecrypt.htm TrueCrypt]
  
=== System Management Tools ===
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=== System Management ===
 
* Startup Manager - [https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx AutoRuns]
 
* Startup Manager - [https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx AutoRuns]
 
* BSOD Information / Troubleshooting - [http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html BlueScreenView]
 
* BSOD Information / Troubleshooting - [http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html BlueScreenView]
 
* Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Defrag - [http://www.mydefrag.com/ MyDefrag Disk Defragmenter] (don't use it on an SSD, obviously)
 
* Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Defrag - [http://www.mydefrag.com/ MyDefrag Disk Defragmenter] (don't use it on an SSD, obviously)
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=== UI ===
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* Start Menu - [http://www.classicshell.net/ Classic Shell]
  
 
== Linux ==
 
== Linux ==

Revision as of 17:09, 3 August 2015

This is a list of programs that are the best at their job.

Windows

Audio and Video

Bulk Processing

Document Editors / Readers

File Management

File Transfer, P2P, and SSH

Hardware

Web

Instant Messaging / Chat

ISOs, Burning, Virtual Drives

Security

System Management

UI

Linux

If you can't figure it out yourself, install Windows.