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Must-Have Softwares - Your Opinion?

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Thank! Good topic, I saw well-known programs and several new ones.
I think we need to make a classification, like this:

7-Zip File Manager (free) - Archiver
Acronis & Macrium Reflect - To restore Windows
Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro 8.1 - To selectively block IP traffic
Classic Shell (free) - Classic Desktop from Windows XP for Windows 7/8/10
Directx_Jun2010_redis (free) - a required package from Microsoft
Duplicate Cleaner Pro v4.0.5 - Find duplicate files in Windows
Everything - (free) - find files in Windows
HashTab v 4.0.0 (free) - To quickly calculate the checksum of a file
HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool (free) - for formatting flash cards
ImgBurn (free) - For burning ISO files to DVD
jv16 PowerTools 2009 - for working with the Registry
Microsoft Visual C ++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017,2019 (free) - a required package from Microsoft
.NET Framework 4.5.1 (free) - a required package from Microsoft
Notepad ++ (free) - Notepad with advanced features
Rufus (free) - For burning ISO files to a flash card
UltraISO - For burning ISO files to CD / DVD / flash card
WinRAR - Archiver

Video, photo
Mkvtoolnix (free) - Official package for video in mkv format
Nikon Capture 4 Editor - for working with photos
VLC media player (free) - Video player
ConvertXtoDVD 4 - Good video mkv to DVD converter

foobar2000 (free) - Good audio player / converter
xrecode II - Good audio converter

Adobe Reader (free) - Working with text.
ABBYY FineReader 7.0 - For OCR from a scanner
Office 2003 - Working with text.
PROMT Professional 9.0 - Translator

The Internet
4K Video Downloader - Downloadable from YouTube
AdGuard - Block Ads on the Internet
Betternet ver.4.1.1 - VPN for the Internet
Firefox Setup 55.0 (free) - Internet Browser
Tor (free) - Internet browser
uTorrent (free) - for downloading files from torrents
YouTube Video Downloader PRO - for downloading from YouTube
YTD Video Downloader PRO - for downloading from YouTube

If the program does not have the mark “free” then you can download from torrents, for example rutracker (dot) org; rutor (dot) info;  nnmclub (dot) to; ets, ets

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Most of the software that I use are already mentioned. Here's a few more:


EasyJoin - Share notifications/files/text/etc between Android and PC/Mac/Linux

ImageGlass - A lightweight, versatile image viewer

NetSpeedMonitor - NetSpeedMonitor is a free utility tool using which you can observe the speed of your internet connection.

MusicBrainz Picard - Picard is a cross-platform music tagger written in Python.

Drive SnapShot - Disk Image Backup for Windows.

Spotify - Millions of songs and podcasts. Can be controlled/resume playback on the mobile app.

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