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Must-Have Software Tools for Different Categories

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In today's digital era, software applications play a crucial role in enhancing our productivity and making our tasks more efficient. With an overwhelming number of options available, it can be challenging to find the right software for specific purposes. To help you in your search, I have compiled a list of essential software tools across various categories. Whether you need media players, storage analysers, browsers, data recovery tools, software uninstallers, Android to Windows file transfer apps, hardware monitors, or battery analysers, this article aims to simplify your decision-making process.

1. Media Player - VLC Media Player

Official Link: https://www.videolan.or...c/

VLC Media Player is a highly versatile multimedia player that supports a wide range of audio and video formats. It offers advanced features like subtitle synchronization, audio and video filters, streaming options, and customizable playback controls. VLC is known for its stability and compatibility across different platforms.

2. Storage Analyzer - WizTree

Official Link: https://wiztreefre...m/

WizTree is a powerful disk space analyser that provides a quick overview of which files and folders are taking up the most space on your hard drive. It offers a simple interface, lightning-fast scanning, and detailed visualizations, making it easier to identify and manage disk space usage effectively.

3. Web Browser - Brave

Official Link: https://brav...m/

Brave is a privacy-focused web browser that blocks ads, trackers, and unwanted scripts by default, offering a faster and safer browsing experience. It also rewards users with cryptocurrency for opting into privacy-respecting ads if they choose to participate.

4. Data Recovery - Recuva

Official Link: https://www.ccleaner.com/...va

Recuva is a reliable data recovery tool that helps you retrieve accidentally deleted files from various storage devices. With its user-friendly interface and deep scanning capabilities, Recuva can recover a wide range of file types, including photos, documents, videos, and more.

5. Software Uninstaller - Revo Uninstaller

Official Link: https://www.revouninstalle...m/

Revo Uninstaller is a comprehensive tool for removing unwanted software from your system. It not only uninstalls programs but also performs deep scans to remove leftover files, registry entries, and other remnants. This ensures a thorough uninstallation and helps optimize system performance.

6. Android to Windows File Transfer - Nearby Share

Official Link: Built-in feature on Android devices

Nearby Share is a built-in feature available on Android devices that enables easy and fast file transfer between Android smartphones and Windows PCs. It utilizes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct technologies, allowing you to share files securely and conveniently without requiring additional apps.

7. Hardware Monitor - Open Hardware Monitor

Official Link: https://openhardwaremonito...g/

Open Hardware Monitor is a free and open-source tool that monitors various parameters of your computer's hardware in real-time. It provides detailed information about CPU usage, temperatures, fan speeds, voltages, and more, allowing you to keep track of your system's health and performance.

8. Battery Analyzer - Pure Battery Analytics

Official Link: https://purebatteryanalytic...m/

Pure Battery Analytics is a comprehensive battery analyser that helps you monitor and analyse the health and performance of your laptop or smartphone battery. It provides detailed insights into battery capacity, discharge cycles, charging behaviour, and estimates battery life, helping you optimize battery usage and prolong its lifespan

9. Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and Solid-State Drives (SSD) Monitor - CrystalDiskInfo

Official Link: https://crystalmark.info/en/software/crystaldis...

CrystalDiskInfo is a popular utility for monitoring the health and performance of your hard disk drives (HDD) and solid-state drives (SSD). It provides detailed information about various parameters such as temperature, SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) attributes, disk usage, and more. CrystalDiskInfo helps you keep track of your drive's condition, detect potential issues, and take preventive measures to ensure data integrity.

10. Wallpaper Manager - Backiee

Official Link: https://www.backie...m/

Backiee is a feature-rich wallpaper manager for Windows that provides a vast collection of high-quality wallpapers to enhance your desktop experience. It offers a wide range of categories and themes, allowing you to customize your desktop with stunning images from nature, landscapes, abstract art, animals, and more. Backiee also provides automatic wallpaper rotation, allowing you to enjoy a fresh look on your desktop at regular intervals.

By using CrystalDiskInfo, you can monitor the health and performance of your hard drives, ensuring their longevity and reliability. On the other hand, Backiee helps you personalize your Windows desktop with beautiful wallpapers that reflect your style and preferences.

Conclusion:

Finding the right software for specific tasks can be time-consuming and overwhelming. However, with this list of essential software tools across different categories, you can now save hours of research and discover useful applications tailored to your needs. Remember to explore official websites for the latest versions and updates of these software tools, ensuring you have the most up-to-date and reliable options at your disposal. Happy exploring and optimizing your digital experience!

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I would love to hear about the software tools that you find valuable and useful. Share with us the software applications you rely on for different purposes. Whether it's media players, storage analysers, web browsers, data recovery tools, software uninstallers, file transfer apps, hardware monitors, or any other category, we're eager to learn about the software tools that have made a positive impact on your digital experience.


Please provide the names of the software tools along with their official links. Your contributions will not only help us discover new and helpful software applications but also assist other readers who are searching for reliable solutions. Let's create a resourceful list of software tools together!


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Browser: Firefox/Chrome/Opera

Disk Tools: GNU Parted/ Disk Part

Bootable Disk Preparation: Rufus / Etcher/ Multibootusb/ LinuxLive USB Creator

Thermal Management/Undervolting: Throttlestop

Media Player: VLC/Pot Player(Love this)

Archiever-Compressor: 7zip/ Tar/ PeaZip

Text Editor: Notepad/Notepad ++/ VIM/ HxD

Office: Office 365/ Google Docs/ Libre Office

Email Client: Outlook/ Thunderbird/

Telnet Client: PuTTY

FTP: Transmit/ WinSCP/ gFTP

Torrent Client/ Download Manager: FDM/ Transmission


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My list of must-have softwares are as follows:

1. 7-Zip - to extract any file

2. Adobe reader - To view PDF file

3. Internet Download Manager - Download a file from the internet at a higher speed

4. Anydesk - remote desktop access software

5. Torrent - Download your favourite movies or games online from torrent websites

6. CCleaner - software to clean junk files on PC

7. VLC media player - favourite software to play any audio and video files

8. Google Chrome - Favourite browser to access websites

9. Windows USB/DVD tool - software to create a bootable pendrive for Windows installation

10. Zoom Meetings - software for a free video meeting

Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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Where's the antivirus 😄

Freebie Finder Freebie Finder
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Not needed nowadays because Microsoft Defender does this job easily, take some precautions like don't click on unwanted links or visit malicious websites.
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VLC is pretty ordinary. Media Player HC is far superior. 

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Also Pot Player which is even better than MPC-HC in some aspects.
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1. Winrar - to extract any file

2. Adobe Acrobat Pro - To manage/Edit PDF file

3. Internet Download Manager - Download a file from the internet at a higher speed

4. Anydesk - remote desktop access software

5. CCleaner - software to clean junk files on PC

6. MPC-HC - favourite software to play any audio and video files

7. Firefox, Vivaldi or Opera One - Browser to access websites

8. Rufus - software to create a bootable pendrive for Windows installation

9. IObit Uninstaller -  To Remove stubborn apps, Uninstalled Apps Leftovers, browser plug-ins, and injected programs promptly and thoroughly

10. IObit Drive Booster - To Update Systerm Drivers 

11. Pango Bright -  To Reduce Screen Blue lIght and Eye- Strain

12. DFX Audio Enhancer - for fine-tuning audio settings on Movies, Music, applications, games 

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    Pango Bright - To Reduce Screen Blue lIght and Eye- Strain


    Bhai, bada scam hai. Kuch faida nai hai

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    Best applications 👍

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    avast to dal lo bhaiyo sbse important to woi h 😄

    Helpful Helpful
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    image

    Cool Cool
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    Powertoys - Multiple Use Cases. My Favorite one extracting text from images.

    Everything - For searching files and programs. Faster and better results than windows search.
    Kde Connect- Clipboard Syncing, File Transfer, Media Player control

    Qbittorrent- Torrent client
    Syncthing - Syncing files between devices.

    Jellyfin - Personal Media Center

    Voicemeter - Easy Switching of audio devices

    Obsidian - Taking Notes


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    7Zip- for Zip

    Foxit Reader- PDF

    Utorrent- Torrent Files

    Opera- Primary Browser but also use Brave

    Quicklook- Small but Amazing utility to preview files like Mac

    AVG Antivirus

    Microsoft Office!!

    Pulse SMS- SMS for web, especially useful for OTPs when phone is not with you

    and also use majority of what OP has mentoned.

    Finance Ninja Finance Ninja
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    Does Torrent Work even Now? What is the Proxy Site? DM me if working

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    Benevolent Benevolent
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    Any good free easy to use video editor? Microsoft one sucks.

    Benevolent Benevolent
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    7zip - unzip/unrar

    ventoy - With ventoy, you don't need to format the disk over and over, you just need to copy the ISO/WIM/IMG/VHD(x)/EFI files to the USB drive and boot them directly

    qbittorrent - for torrent

    vivaldi - best browser for me faster than chrome

    protonvpn - best free vpn offers full bandwidth without any data cap not to mention swiss privacy thing

    storage analyzer - spacesniffer

    android to windows file transfer - filezilla + solid explorer in android

    hardware monitor - hwinfo

    hdd monitor - hdsentinel

    file explorer - onecommander 

    download manager - fdm

    youtube downloader - yt-dlp

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    MTP is a terrible protocol so I had switched to FZ and later WinSCP for backing up data from my Android devices. Previously I used to get maximum possible speeds (30+MBps all my devices are limited to USB 2.0 unfortunately) but in the last few months speeds don't cross even 10MBps. 

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    I want to use IDM ... but afraid use to craked one.... whats the way to use a clean IDM ... whats the cost ?

    Benevolent Benevolent
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    Use fdm it has 90% features of idm and its free

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    7 zip

    Chrome with few add ons like ad blocker

    Adobe reader

    Avg free edition

    Vlc

    MS Word

    Bing wallpaper

    Prime video 

    Netflix

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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    which paid Indian VPN service is good to use in Laptop for playing card games with real money?😊

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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    Very good listings. I hope to get more such useful lists.

    Deal Newbie Deal Newbie
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    There's a github project LeDragoX/Win-Debloat-Tools which lets you debloat windows and install necessary softwares. I've used it. In Task Manager, resources consumption dropped drastically 

    Shopping Friend Shopping Friend
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    Notepad++

    Post Tycoon Post Tycoon
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    7zip along with winrar

    Vlc

    Firefox, operaGX and edge

    docker desktop for containers

    Lunacy for figma and Sketch files

    bitvise along with winscp

    certify the web for manual SSLs

    DTS sound unbound fot spatial sound

    Github desktop

    insta360 Link controller for my webcam

    luminar ai for photo editing

    Oracle vm virtualbox along with WSL for virtual machines

    paint.net

    qbittorrent torrent client

    signalRGB for RGB control

    sonic studio 3 audio controller

    steam along with epik launcher, ubisoft connect and battle.net

    unigram for telegram

    unofficial YouTube music

    visual studio code

    That's all folks, here are my ready to go applications.

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    Instant search tool "Everything". I can't live without this.

    https://www.voidtool...m/



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    Before - Android Apps

    Now - Windows Softwares

    Thanks So Much for your contribution bhai ❤️🙏👍

    Thanks for Creating a Valuable Thread again. Much Appreciated. ❤️🙏👍

    VU + HA + KG 

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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    Please give me the link for Android apps

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    Any PDF reader which allow premium features for free?

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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    Mention OS also.

    For linux replacement:

    Everything - Fsearch

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    Use fdm insted of idm .. it is free

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    Best free screen capture software

    OBS Studio

    in my opinion

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