What's the best freeware you've found lately that you can't live without?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/software

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  • SonarQube - Static code analysis for 29 languages.
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  • qBittorrent

    qBittorrent BitTorrent client

    qBittorrent - fast, reliable and regularly updated Bittorrent client.

  • VideoLAN Client (VLC)

    VLC media player - All pull requests are ignored, please follow https://wiki.videolan.org/Sending_Patches_VLC/

    VLC media player - plays everything (even audio)

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • Bulk-Crap-Uninstaller

    Remove large amounts of unwanted applications quickly.

    Bulk Crap Uninstaller - Remove large amounts of unwanted applications quickly better than Windows built in uninstaller. It can detect most applications and games (even portable or not registered), clean up leftovers, force uninstall, automatically uninstall according to premade lists, and much more.

  • HandBrake

    HandBrake's main development repository

    HandBrake - HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs

  • 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 - Screen capture, file sharing and productivity tool

  • dupeguru

    Find duplicate files

    dupeGuru - cross-platform (Linux, OS X, Windows) GUI tool to find duplicate files in a system.

  • FastForward

    Don't waste your time with compliance. FastForward automatically skips annoying link shorteners.

    FastForward ;To skip annoying URL "shorteners".

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • FanControl.Releases

    This is the release repository for Fan Control, a highly customizable fan controlling software for Windows.

    Fan Control. Absolute MUST-HAVE if you've built your own system or employed any sort of custom cooling.

  • GDevelop

    :video_game: GDevelop is an open-source, cross-platform game engine designed to be used by everyone.

    GDevelop a no-code, open-source, free, and easy game-making app. Very similar to Construct 3 and Clickteam Fusion.

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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