Below are links to some brilliant Freeware, most of which I can never be without. I thought this list may be of some use to you all, so posting it here. Media
: A brilliant image editor.Inkscape
: A vector graphics editor.
VideoFreemake Video Converter
: A great free video format converter that handles almost anything you throw at it. HandBrake
: Another superb video converter.OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
: Used to record game footage and also stream it to sites such as Twitch.Shotcut
- Open source video editing package, like Windows Movie maker.VirtualDub
: Freeware video editing software.
VLC Media Player
: A media player capable of playing almost any video file without the need for additional codecs.Audio
: Audio editor for recording, slicing, and mixing audio.Metatogger
: Brilliant tool for fixing, renaming and adding all kinds of stuff related to audio files.MP3 Tag
: Similar to the above - another tool for MP3 file tag management.OfficeNotepad ++
: A Notepad replacement with syntax highlighting and a ton of features.Open Office
: A powerful and feature-rich replacement for Microsoft Office.OtherBlender
: Freeware 3D suite.Utility
Troubleshooting / Fixing / Maintenance
: Similar to Speccy (below). Computer hardware info / scanner.
: A temporary files cleaner.Driver Verifier
: For finding driver issues.File Copier
: Powerful file copier for getting hold of files on corrupted media or that are corrupted themselves.HWInfo
: Diagnostic software to check fan speeds, temperatures and all manor of other such functions to poll various sensors in your machine.Ping Plotter
: A ping and trace-route utility.Sidebar Diagnostics
: A hardware information sidebar for Windows.Speccy
: Computer hardware information for all components, including chipset, RAM, HDD's and pretty much everything.SysInternals
: A suite of programs to do all manor of useful things in Windows, including a process manager, startup program manager and so much more.WhoCrashed
: Find the cause of BSOD crashes.Backup
: A great utility for backing up and restoring game saves. Works with pretty much every game.
: An excellent full-featured backup program.DeveloperAutoHotkey
: Excellent automation program that uses scripts/macros to perform virtually anything you can imagine.Inno Setup
: A setup wizard creation tool. Powerful and very useful for developers.HxD
: A freeware Hex editor.NSIS
: A feature-rich setup wizard and package creation tool - similar to Inno Setup.Customisation
: A beautiful and highly configurable desktop customisation program. I also recommend getting the Enigma
skin, along with Arcs.Windows Layout Manager
: Allows you to save position and size of all open windows and then restore them. Multiple profiles as well. Other7-Zip
: A file archiver which works with practically every compressed file type there is.Advanced Renamer
: Utility to batch rename files and folders based on a multitude of attributes such as date, mp3 tag, image tag etc.Bit Meter
: An internet/line speed monitoring utility.
: A brilliant PDF printer.dnGrep
: A file search utility that finds text inside a multitude of different file-types, including compressed documents, text files, PDFs and more.FreeCommander
: A dual-pane Windows Explorer replacement with a ton of features such as folder comparison and sync, FTP/SFTP, multi-rename and file preview. Extremely customisable.ImgBurn
: Complete set of tools for burning CD's, DVD's and Blu-Ray's.Rufas
: USB drive formatter with ISO and boot options, including UEFI GPT bootable drives.SpeedCrunch
: A fast, feature-rich replacement for the Windows calculator.WinSCP
: A FTP client.
Last edited 4 Aug 2020 at 11:10.