What is the best program/app you have installed?

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  1. Bree's Avatar
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    10 Home x64 (20H2) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    One of my favourites is just a modest little utility Microsoft published in 1996....

    Microsoft GIF Animator - Wikipedia

    ...first used it in W'95, still works in x64 W10
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  2. BurrWalnut's Avatar
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    I bet nobody has heard of ArcSoft’s PhotoStudio 2000. I got if free with a Canon scanner at the turn of the millennium and I’m still using it 20 years later.
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  3. AndreTen's Avatar
    Posts : 23,316
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)

    dalchina said:
    ... - there's got to be one... surely... please someone??
    What is the best program/app you have installed?-image.png

    And Dynamic Theme.

    I start my clean installs with PatchMyPC lately. Then select my 15 to 20 programs like Treesize free, 7-zip etc. Always direct from developer, and versions without any third party PUPs
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  4. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 4,667
    Windows Home Dev 21xxx x64

    Yandex browser - I found this little gem by a chance, its market share outside Russia is nonexistent.
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  5. SoFine409's Avatar
    Posts : 1,287
    Win10 Pro

    Bootice. It’s helped my fix all kinds of issues with partitions not booting.
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  6. Posts : 1,962
    Windows 10

    Edwin said:
    I bet the OP is gonna get a ton of answers, and none of them will include UWP Apps!!!

    UWP Apps, in use:
    MS Store
    Mail & Calendar
    Edge Browser
    Snip and Sketch
    WiFi Analyzer
    VLC Player
    Diagnostic Data Viewer
    Youtube downloaders (whatever works)
    Xbox Game bar
    HP Smart
    Live BBC Radio
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  7. Posts : 113
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit

    Skofab said:
    Always interested in what people have found, and could be used by others.
    For me, the best ever program (which has got me out of many a foolish move) has got to be Macrium. The times I have done something very silly and major happens from time to time. Good old Macrium has been an absolute life saver.
    What do other recommend?

    Fully agree about Macrium.
    Other than that --- O&O Shutup10
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    Ja, ja, I know this is tenforums.com -- however, I could not resist...
    Believe it or not, I recently took a chance on Auslogics Driver Updater, and it actually worked for my two laptops. I was in the midst of numerous WUs, some of which "told" me I had to update some driver here, there, etc. After it made the backups, it updated what it found -- and so far, I detect no trouble with Windows7. Normally, I do not use driver updaters. Now onto more installs: Macrium Reflect, Image for Windows; Cyberlink products; TeraCopy...and so on.
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  9. f14tomcat's Avatar
    Posts : 53,102
    Multi-boot Windows 10 - RTM, RP, Beta, and Insider

    Microsoft SyncToy x64. Pushing 11 years old, but a simple, fast, reliable folder/file backup/sync app that does one thing and does it well.
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  10. Steve C's Avatar
    Posts : 6,287
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Microsoft Money still available for free and last updated c. 2005!

    These are my essential utilities:
    Macrium Reflect
    Wise Disk Cleaner
    BSOD Viewer
    7 Zip
    Belarc Advisor
    TreeSize Free
    Driver Store Explorer
    Last edited by Steve C; 25 Feb 2020 at 02:12.
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