answered Sep 10 '10 at 14:44
I decided to just cover applications. Here is a small list.
Foxit reader to view pdfs - mac, windows and linux
Filezilla to upload/download files to/from a server - win/mac/linux
**OpenOffice.org**, a free office suite - win/linux/mac
KdenLive a powerful video editor - win/mac/linux
Format Factory, convert any file to any format and rip dvds - win
UltraVNC to connect to any computer and controll it - win
Gimp a powerful image editor - mac/win/linux
Panda Cloud AV, a lightweight, cloud based virus protection solution - windows
Eclipse an extensible Java ide to develop java applications - mac/win/linux
Blender a powerful 3D modelling tool - mac, win, linux
Wine a tool designed to allow you to run windows .exe applications inside a linux environment - Linux
Virtual box, install your favourite operating system inside a virtual machine - mac/win/linux
WinToFlash boot your ageing copy of Windows XP home or pro from a flash drive - win
Unetbootin boot your favourite linux distribution from a flash drive - win/linux
Google Earth, view the world in 3D and on your computer - win/mac/linux
7-Zip open any type of zipped file including iso files - win/linux
Rainbar get those cool desktop gadgets from vista in windows XP - win
CPU-Z - Find out all the information from your CPU - win
Bluefish an environment for creating web pages. win/linux
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answered Sep 10 '10 at 14:15
I have a long list for Windows, since I've been such a avid user for so long.
Browsers: Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
Normally when I install Windows, these are the steps I take:
This is the best way, and only way, I configure machines for person use, and for other people that ask me. Hope it helps!
I have many favorite free and open applications, but the ones I name are the most frequent ones i tend to use. In fact, I can't see my self living, or computing, without them.
Browser Plug-ins: Firebug, Web Developer Toolbar, Pixel Perfect, Xmarks, Ad Block Plus
Desktop Applications: Notepad++, VLC Media Player, RealVNC Free Edition, File Zilla, Imgburn
Web Applications: Google Docs, GMail
General Utilities: OPHCrack, Memtest, CCleaner, Defraggler, Speccy, CPU-Z, CoreTemp, ComboFix, MalwareBytes
answered Sep 10 '10 at 18:11
Browsers: Firefox 4, Chrome
Office: Open Office, Adobe Reader
Webware: Google Docs, SkyDrive, Photoshop, Picnik
Desktop Applications: VLC media Player, Imgburn, Mozilla Thunderbird, Calibre
Anti Virus/Malware/Spyware: Microsoft Security Essentials, Avira, Avast, Malware bytes, Super Anti-Spyware
Utilites: CCleaner, Defraggler, Speccy, Recuva, System Ninja, CCEnhancer, File Analyzr, Revo Uninstaller, Memtest, 7-zip, Seatools, Kon-Boot and a lot more and don't have the patience to write.
Conversions: Format Factory, Handbrake
answered Sep 20 '10 at 17:22
Has to be Audacity! It is the best sound editing software around. Great for making ring tones!
answered Oct 08 '10 at 06:42
There's just too much to list.
answered Oct 08 '10 at 08:07