What is a free or underrated Windows 10 software everyone should have?

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  • TranslucentTB

    A lightweight utility that makes the Windows taskbar translucent/transparent.

    TranslucentTB - Make your taskbar transparent, translucent, or somewhere in between.

  • 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 - Screenshots, screen captures, easy sharing.

  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • PowerToys

    Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

    PowerToys - A bundle of fancy (pun intended) tools that act as extensions to Windows.

  • terminal

    The new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host, all in the same place!

    Windows Terminal - A modern console host (terminal emulator) for Windows.

  • PowerShell

    PowerShell for every system!

    PowerShell Core - PowerShell, but built on .NET Core (now simply ".NET"), with new features. Much better than the old CMD.

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