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Why do I prefer this software?

Post by Rathinagiri » Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:52 am

Hi,

I use many open source/freeware products in my computer. Most of them might be used by you! However, I wish to list out them here, so that, you can also get benefited by a nice product, and I may also get benefited if you know a better product than in my listing.

Thanks.

Here is the list of products for your kind information. I will update this, if I know some more in the future too. :)

1. Software development - of course HMG. Any doubt about this?!
2. Code editor - Crimson Editor (Thanks Esgici for introducing Crimson to me which is along with syntax highlighting for xBase) or Notepad++
3. File/Code comparison software - WinMerge
4. Mind Mapping Software - FreeMind
5. Image Viewer/Slideshow/Thumbnail creator - IrfanView
6. EMail Notification Software - SimpleCheck
7. Compression/Decompression Software - 7-Zip (For handling .zip, .rar, .gz, .bz etc.,)
8. Audio Manipulation - Audacity
9. Paint for kids - TuxPaint
10. Universe Explorer (Simulation) - Celestia
11. PDF Creation through print - PDF Creator
12. Windows Process/Start up information - What's Running
13. Educational Kit for kids - GCompris
14. Simple Animation Software for kids - Pivot Stick Animator
15. Enhanced Explorer - ExplorerXP
16. Anti-Virus - MoonSecure (Along with ClamAV)
17. Mobile Media Converter - Mobile Media Converter
18. BitTorrent Client - uTorrent
19. Registry Tracker - RegRunner
20. LAN Management - Look@LAN
21. Live Dictionary - Star Dictionary (Available for many languages also)
22. Virtual Network Computing (VNC) - TightVNC
23. Screen Capture/Animation - CamStudio
24. Small MP3 Player - XMPlay
25. Unit Converter - Das Unit Converter (Believe it! More than 2000 units in 80 categories!)
26. Quiz Software - Qedoc Quiz Player
27. Desktop Calendar, Event Log, Reminder - RainLendar
28. Panorama Photo Stitcher - Hugin
29. KDE utilities for Windows - KDE4Win
30. Digital Simulator (For Electronics Students) - Digital Simulator
31. Project Management - OpenProj
32. Clipboard Manager - Ditto (Very useful stuff)
33. Movie Subtitle Editor - Subtitle Edit
34. Nutrient DataBase - Nutrient Data
35. Personal Information System, Notes etc., - Total Text Container
36. PDF Viewer - SumatraPDF (Believe me, I don't use Adobe PDF viewer!)
37. Merge, Split PDF Doc - PDFTKBuilder
38. File Eraser - Eraser
39. One Line Calculator - SpeedCrunch
40. Multi-desktop for Windows - Windows Pager
41. Windows Hider - ClickyGone
42. Image Manipulation - GIMP (With Animation Package)
43. Office Suite - OpenOffice.org (Along with Sun PDF Importer Extension)
44. E Mail Client - Thunderbird
45. Internet Browsing Software - Firefox (With some useful extensions like DownloadThemAll)
46. 3D Stereo Photo Maker - Stereo Photo Maker (Also Video)
47. Instant Messenger - Miranda (GTalk, Yahoo!, AIM,... all in one place)
48. Comic Reader - CDispEx
49. Help File Creator - Shalom Help Maker (For old fashioned creation of .hlp files - to integrate with HMG help ids!)
50. Help File Creator (CHM) - HelpMaker
51. Setup File Creator - InnoSetup
52. Personal Firewall - Jetico Personal Firewall
53. Media Converter - MediaCoder
54. Media Player - VLC Media Player
55. Medial Player - Media Player Classic
56. Sudoku - Simple Sudoku
57. Planetarium - Stellarium
58. RDBMS - MySQL
59. Vector Based Drawing - Inkscape
60. 3D Animation - Blender

This list will be categorized soon. Thanks for your patience!
East or West HMG is the Best.
South or North HMG is worth.
...the possibilities are endless.

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Post by esgici » Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:12 am

Thanks a lot Rathi

Very useful list of must have software.

BTW, highly similar to mine :)

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Post by sudip » Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:32 am

Waw, great :o

Thank you very much :D

This list will be very helpful to me.

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Sudip
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Post by swapan » Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:16 pm

Dear Rathi:

Great compilation! A few are known but many are not known to me.Will check a few ones from the list.

BTW, what about Software Installer Makers?
I've used NSIS (open source), for creating installers. Though now not in touch for over 1 year. Its really great scriptable language with a very good online forum.


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Post by swapan » Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:18 pm

swapan wrote:Dear Rathi:

BTW, what about Software Installer Makers?
Oops! I missed your this no.:

51. Setup File Creator - InnoSetup
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Post by Rathinagiri » Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:44 pm

Thanks all.

Swapan, thanks for introducing NSIS. I will try.
East or West HMG is the Best.
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Post by jayadevu » Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:29 pm

Dear Rathinagiri,

Very good compilation.

Shall I add the following softwares:

1. For remote support / remote help : Teamviewer, showmypc ( uses VNC). Showmypc has a very small executable - no installation required.
2. For editing of programs : xMate - syntax highlighting, Full IDE.
3. Free software for backup/ synchronisation between two disks / USB Drives/ Locations - Syncback freeware
4. For downloads - Fresh devices - Freshdownload (requries registration).
5. print to PDF - cutePDF.
6. Outlook express back up - Outlook express freebie backup.

All the above programs are free and some require free regisration.

I have been using all the above softwares and find the extremly useful.

Just my two bits.

Warm regards,

Jayadev

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Post by Rathinagiri » Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:43 pm

Thanks a lot Jeyadev.
East or West HMG is the Best.
South or North HMG is worth.
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Post by jrendon » Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:23 pm

rathinagiri

this list is good.

Regards

Juan Rendón

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Post by fchirico » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:26 am

rathinagiri wrote:Hi,

Here is the list of products for your kind information. I will update this, if I know some more in the future too. :)

This list will be categorized soon. Thanks for your patience!
One of the best is to make virtualization VirtualBox.

http://www.virtualbox.org/

Saludos, Fernando Chirico.
Saludos, Fernando Chirico.

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