computer_science:software:awesome_software

Awesome Software

Software or Tools that I either use constantly or personally recommend.

Note: Since I do not use macOS, the “OS” column will only be relevant to Windows and Linux systems.

SoftwareFreeOpenSourceOSPurposeDescriptionLink
AudaciousYesYesLinux
Windows
AudioPlayerAudacious is an open source audio player. A descendant of XMMS, Audacious plays your music how you want it, without stealing away your computer's resources from other tasks. You can find a nice preset here.Audacious
Github
BarrierYesYesWindows
Linux
Software KVMBarrier is software that mimics the functionality of a KVM switch.GitHub
btopYesYesLinuxSystem Resources MonitorResource monitor that shows usage and stats for processor, memory, disks, network and processes.GitHub
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GreenshotYesNoWindowsScreenshot SoftwareA light-weight screenshot software tool for WindowsGreenshot
HWInfoYesNoWindowsHardware MonitorThe Most Comprehensive System Audit Tool I've Ever SeenHWInfo
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KeepassYesYesWindows
Linux
Password ManagerKeePass Password Safe is a free and open-source password manager primarily for Windows.GitHub
Keepass
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NCDUYesYesLinuxDisk Space AnalyserNcdu is a disk usage analyzer with an ncurses interface. It is designed to find space hogs on a remote server where you don’t have an entire graphical setup available.NCDU
OperaYesYesWindows
Linux
BrowserOpera is a multi-platform web browser developed by Opera Software. Opera is a Chromium-based browser. It distinguishes itself from other browsers through its user interface, functionality, and other features.Opera
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qBittorrentYesYesWindowsP2P TorrentqBittorrent is a cross-platform free and open-source BitTorrent client.GitHub
qBittorrent
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SolidWorksNoNoWindowsCADSolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering computer programSolidworks
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VentoyYesYesWindows
Linux
ISO Boot SoftwareSoftware for booting clients with an ISO file. You just pop the ISOs in the Ventoy partition, and it will provide an updated list to choose from.GitHub
Ventoy.net
VLCYesYesWindows
Linux
MediaplayerVLC media player is a free and open-source portable cross-platform media player software and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project.GitHub
VLC
WindowGridYesYesWindowsQoL1 Personally a must have in Windows. Allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid using just the mouse.WindowGrid
WizTreeYesNoWindowsDisk Space Analyzer WizTree is a disk space analyzer for quickly scanning your entire hard drive and then shows you which files and folders are using the most disk space. VERY Quickly.WizTree
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  • Last modified: 2022/06/29 16:04
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