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Favourite apps

Post by Inquiring Mind » Fri Oct 19, 2007 3:50 pm

Decided after more than a year and a half, the laptop deserved a reformat, and with that comes a nice clean slate to work with. I was wondering what everyone's favourite windows applications and utilities are.... maybe worth trying out. Some of mine are:

VLC Player - Multimedia player... seems to able to play damn near anything
ZoneAlarm - Firewall
AntiVir - Anti-virus software

Also have a nice old version of Winamp I like to use to play mp3's, there are newer and flashier ones out there, but I just want a something to play them, and this is very easy on the resources.

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Post by Sir Purrcival » Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:59 pm

CDBurnerXP Pro
Atomic Clock Synch
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Post by Soundy » Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:36 pm

Second the votes on WinRAR, Firefox, Thunderbird, and VLC.

Avast! for antivirus, Spybot-S&D for antispyware.

IrfanView for an image viewer, Picasa for basic photo tweaking.

Speedfan for hardware monitoring.

Foobar2000 for an MP3/stream player.

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Post by Catssuck » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:25 am

Here is probably one of the most extensive open-source lists that I have seen. I use a number of these applications and have investigated a number of others. I like this list because it is an unbiased list - just tells you a bit about the application, it's core language etc... without an opinion as to the ap itself. Try a few and make a decision as to whether or not it suits your needs. The great thing is there are a number to chose from for each area.

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