Software Recommendations for End-User
- For Installation with minimal hassle: Ninite
- 7-zip – Compressing and uncompressing files in and into various formats.
- LZMA/7zip is the most efficient one, free and open.
- Also handles
Web-Browser (ranked by degree of recommendation)
- Firefox – as the highly configurable and modular superb browser
- Chrome – Fast, efficient, by Google
E-Mail and Calendar
free, good antivirus
- Mumble – your #1 VoIP, ultra low latency, superb quality - self-hosted, or public servers (keep control over your data)
- SIP Communicator (Win-only)
- Quassel IRC - can be run as a local client, or server bnc and client with saved scrollback
- Hexchat - successor of XChat WDK, multi-server capable, multiple plugin APIs (languages)
Virtual Machine (“VM”)
Mounting Images (ISO, Bin, etc)
- Greenshot - take screenshots from fullscreen, window, region, instant-save or edit them for adding marks like arrows, hightlights or text
- LibreOffice - “Office” software package. Free software writer, table calculator, math formular creator, and presentation software.
- FreeFileSync - for all your backup, file-folder synchronisation and comparison needs
- Tipp10 – Learning to Type