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#1 Philip C.

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 06:33 PM

All the main good browers:
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Opera
Apple Safari

Free Windows utilities replacements:
Notepad++ (Notepad replacement)
Irfanview (Windows image viewer replacement)
Paint.Net (Paint replacement)
The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) (Photoshop/Paint replacement)
OpenOffice (Microsoft Office replacement)
Defraggler (Defrag program made by the people who made CCleaner)

Video driver updates for NVIDIA and ATI:
ATI
NVidia Drivers

Media related programs/links
Top 5 best free media converters
MediaCoder
VLC Media Player - Plays virtually all media
KLite Codec Pack

Important websites
First and formost: Google
http://www.whatismyip.com - Tells you your IP on the internet
http://www.systemreq...om/referrer/srl - Can you run games with your current hardware?
http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ - Is the website experiencing problems, or is your network?

Framework updates
DirectX End-User Web Installer
Java
Adobe Flash Player
.NET Framework 2.0
.NET Framework 3.5
Microsoft Update

Online image editing sites
http://www.picnik.com/
http://www.pixlr.com/
http://www.sumopaint.com/web/
http://fotoflexer.com/
http://www.splashup.com/
http://aviary.com/home?v=b
http://www.flauntr.com/
http://www.lunapic.com/editor/
http://www.befunky.com/

Media Related:
SUPER© - Encodes video and also acts as a media player.

CD/DVD burning software:
InfraRecorder
ImgBurn
Deepburner

General Utilities
System Information for Windows - basically analyzes everything about your entire computer, both hardware and software side.
- checks if your drivers are all up to date.
7-Zip - best free zip/unzip tool, apart from the WinRAR trial.
Batch Renamer - Easily rename groups of files (great for images or videos)
PowerToys - Great free utilities for people with Windows such as:
-SyncToy
-TweakUI
-ClearType Tuner
-Image Resizer
-Virtual Desktop Manager
GPU-Z - Lightweight utility designed to give you all information about your video card and GPU.
CPUID - Gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.

Common Linux Distributions
Ubuntu
Knoppix
Mint
Fedora
openSUSE
Mandriva
Slackware
Backtrack 3
Gentoo


Please add below any other suggestions you have and at some point i'll update this post haha
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#2 Jeremy

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 07:52 PM

I would remove Firefox from that list, it (on my machine) is an extreme memory hog. :(


I uses Error Repair Professional often as a general maintenance utility. Spybot Search & Destroy is my spyware program of choice and AVG Free is my anti virus utility.

Daemon Tools is a good iso mounter. Photobucket allows you to edit images on their server now, too.


I haven't yet found a reliable video converter for many filetypes. Thoughts?
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#3 KingOfMyWorld

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 09:19 PM

Handbrake and XMedia Recode are good video converters, they take time, but they do pretty good jobs. I used to use Handbrake to convert DVD, now I use XMedia to convert MKV to M4V to stream through iTunes airplay.
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