As of August 19th 2021, my favorite software (besides from Simple DNS Plus) is:

Software Development tools

Software development components / libraries

Server software

Desktop software / Utilities

  • Notion - https://notion.so New in 2021
    Notes, kanban boards, etc.

  • KeePass Password Safe - http://keepass.info
    Great (free) program for storing passwords.
    Storing the (encrypted) password database on DropBox makes it easy to sync between computers and my (Android) phone.

  • 7-Zip - http://www.7-zip.org
    Great for working with zip files and other compressed file archives.
    I primarily use this because the built-in function for creating zip files in Windows 10 doesn't work with file names containing non-english characters.

  • Dropbox - https://dropbox.com
    Best file sync.

  • TightVNC - https://www.tightvnc.com
    For remote control of Windows "Home" edition computers. Also does file transfers.

  • CutePDF Professional - http://www.cutepdf.com
    I mostly use it for scanning to PDF files, and for merging multiple PDF files into one.

  • TreeSize Free - https://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free
    Figure out what is using all that hard disk space.

  • VirtualBox - https://www.virtualbox.org
    Virtual machine software for the desktop.

  • Debut Professional - https://www.nchsoftware.com/capture
    Screen recording / video capture. For making tutorials etc.

Photography / graphics

I have tried many different tools in all these categories over the years, and I can recommend all of the above over any competitors that I know of. If you know of any better alternatives please do tell me in the comments below - always looking for better toys :-)

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