My Ulitimate Windows Utility List

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  • MicaForEveryone

    Mica For Everyone is a tool to enable backdrop effects on the title bars of Win32 apps on Windows 11.

    Mica For Everyone (Better Than Windows)

  • winstall

    A web app for browsing and installing Windows Package Manager apps.

    Go to and add as many apps as you want.

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  • Playnite

    Video game library manager with support for wide range of 3rd party libraries and game emulation support, providing one unified interface for your games.

    Playnite (Better than Steam/Gog Galaxy IMO)

  • 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 (Better Than Clipping Tool)

  • PRemoteM

    Personal Remote Manager Best RDP,SSH,… Manager

  • AltSnap

    Maintained continuation of Stefan Sundin's AltDrag

    You should also try AltSnap. E.g. "It allows you to move and resize windows by using the Alt key and clicking wherever on the window instead of relying on very precise clicking."

  • JaxCore

    A beautiful set of tools and widgets to spice up your desktop.

    JaxCore, an amazing desktop experience suite, featuring fully customizable: flyout replacement, start menu replacement, volume mixer flyout, hotkeys to launch apps with a fancy animation, a music visualizer and music player for your desktop, and much more.

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    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Data Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services in less time with less code.

  • win-11-virtual-desktop-enhancer

    Enhancements of Windows 11 virtual desktops (by urob)

    I highly recommend win 11 virtual desktop enhancer. It's an AHK script that gives you so much more power and control over virtual desktops.

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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