Recommendation of Windows software [A long read]

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/windows

InfluxDB - Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale
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  • keepassxc

    KeePassXC is a cross-platform community-driven port of the Windows application “Keepass Password Safe”.

    KeePassXC - a password manager, that works completely offline: stores data in an encrypted file. But has an optional browser integration. Please note the name: there are older versions as well as impostors. Which is why I post the link.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • dopamine

    The audio player that keeps it simple (by digimezzo)

    I would include Dopamine for mp3 playback. https://github.com/digimezzo/dopamine

  • KeePass2.x

    unofficial mirror of KeePass2.x source code

    KeePass and KeePass XC, another password manager, but it works fully offline. Con is that you need to handle syncing across devices yourself. [FOSS]

  • chrlauncher

    Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium.

    If you like Chrome but don't care about numerous Google's trackers sending data of your browsing habits, get Chromium instead. There's a simple self-updating, open source launcher on Github. Grab the latest release. Used that for years.

  • ShareX

    ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to many supported destinations you can choose from.

    ShareX - A screenshot/screen record/ OCR tool. Open source. Has a built-in editor tor quick marking and blurring. Also supports direct upload to cloud

  • Mailspring

    :love_letter: A beautiful, fast and fully open source mail client for Mac, Windows and Linux.

    Mailspring- A great email client for windows (Opensource + Freemium)

  • TablacusExplorer

    A tabbed file manager with Add-on support

    - Tablacus Explorer - Download the tabbed file manager with Add-on support. Alternative to windows explorer customizable with a lot of addons

  • SaaSHub

    SaaSHub - Software Alternatives and Reviews. SaaSHub helps you find the best software and product alternatives

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  • 7-Zip-zstd

    7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard

    Hi, PeaZip can use McMilk's additional compression codecs for 7z format (Zstandard, Brotli, Lizard, etc), https://github.com/mcmilk/7-Zip-zstd

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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