Windows Desktop Software

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Que?

This is a page to list software I use that I often forget to install, or forget that I hated.

Software to Always Use

Productivity

  • 7-Zip
  • AVG
  • Microsoft Office (if we have a license) or Libre Office
  • GIMP
  • Dropbox
  • Google Chrome
  • Malwarebytes
  • Notepad++
  • Rstudio / RProject / Revolution R
  • VLC

Games

  • Good Old Games installer
  • Steam
  • Origin


Software to Maybe Use

Multimedia

  • Avidemux
  • Blender
  • Autodesk 123D Catch
  • Fotosizer
  • GitHub (The official software isn't that great but there's not much better for Windows)
  • MuseScore (Sheet music editing?!)
  • Shotcut (did I try this?)
  • Sketchup

Coding

  • Microsoft Code
  • Eclipse
  • Java SDK -- there should really be a better alternative
  • Anaconda / Spyder (Python)

Other Stuff

  • yWriter
  • OpenVPN / PrivateTunnel
  • Skype
  • Tarrasch Chess GUI
  • Tixati (or uTorrent)


Software that Sucked

  • Geekbench
  • FICO Xpress (data mining / simulation)