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tool:software:useful_programs [2018/10/22 08:45]
rjt [Useful Programs] out of date note
tool:software:useful_programs [2019/03/13 07:44] (current)
rjt [PC] find-cursor, rapidcopy, foobat formatting fix
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 Programs I find useful. Mostly just ones I think I might forget, or that seem slightly obscure. Programs I find useful. Mostly just ones I think I might forget, or that seem slightly obscure.
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 +I don't use [[tool:​software:​windows_7|Windows]] anymore, but I'll leave this stuff here 'cause maybe someone'​ll still find it useful.
  
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 ===== PC ===== ===== PC =====
 +nbjp I don't use Windows anymore, so don't care too much about keeping that info. up to date. Sorry!
  
-^ Use ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^ +^ Use ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^ 
 +| Accessibility | [[git>​Carpetsmoker/​find-cursor|find-cursor]] |  <-  |  n/a  | Replicates the accessibility feature in Windows where you can press Ctrl to spawn some contracting concentric circles to show you where your mouse cursor is. | 
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 | Bootdisk | [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​usbwriter/​|USBWriter]] |  ?  |  [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​usbwriter/​|Win7]] ​ | Simple, used for Antergos Linux | | Bootdisk | [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​usbwriter/​|USBWriter]] |  ?  |  [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​usbwriter/​|Win7]] ​ | Simple, used for Antergos Linux |
 |  ``  | [[https://​www.pendrivelinux.com/​universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/​|Universal USB Installer]] |  ?  |  [[choco>​universal-usb-installer|Win7]] ​ | More option, inc. storage partition | |  ``  | [[https://​www.pendrivelinux.com/​universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/​|Universal USB Installer]] |  ?  |  [[choco>​universal-usb-installer|Win7]] ​ | More option, inc. storage partition |
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 +| Download Management | [[https://​megatools.megous.com/​|Megatools]] |  [[aur>​megatools|AUR]] ​ |  ?  | Command-line tools for working with mega.co.nz, either with or without an account. |
 +|  ``  | [[git>​rg3/​youtube-dl|youtube-dl]] |  [[arch>​youtube-dl|Arch]] ​ |  ?  | CLI tools for grabbing video and audio from Youtube (and some other places, apparently). [[youtube-dl|Notes]]. |
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 | DVD authoring | [[http://​www.dvdflick.net/​|DVD Flick]] |  ?  | [[http://​www.dvdflick.net/​download.php|Win7]] | Create and burn DVD-video discs. | | DVD authoring | [[http://​www.dvdflick.net/​|DVD Flick]] |  ?  | [[http://​www.dvdflick.net/​download.php|Win7]] | Create and burn DVD-video discs. |
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 | DVD ripping | [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​megui/​|MeGUI]] |  ?  |  [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​megui/​|Win7]] ​ | Useful part of workflow when making DVD rips (for KG, etc.) [[https://​forum.karagarga.in/​index.php?​showtopic=27384&​page=1]] | | DVD ripping | [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​megui/​|MeGUI]] |  ?  |  [[https://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​megui/​|Win7]] ​ | Useful part of workflow when making DVD rips (for KG, etc.) [[https://​forum.karagarga.in/​index.php?​showtopic=27384&​page=1]] |
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-| File management | [[https://​ipmsg.org/​tools/​fastcopy.html.en|FastCopy]] |  ​ ​| ​ [[choco>​FastCopy|Win7]] | Copies files faster, with more options. |+| File management | [[https://​ipmsg.org/​tools/​fastcopy.html.en|FastCopy]] |  ​[[git>​KengoSawa2/​RapidCopy|Lin]] ​ ​| ​ [[choco>​FastCopy|Win7]] | Copies files faster, with more options. Not sure how useful it is on Linux, but there'​s a port for it and OSX called RapidCopy. |
 |  ``  | [[http://​www.mediacoderhq.com/​|Mediacoder]] |  ?  |  [[choco>​mediacoder|Win7]] ​ | Info. on video files | |  ``  | [[http://​www.mediacoderhq.com/​|Mediacoder]] |  ?  |  [[choco>​mediacoder|Win7]] ​ | Info. on video files |
 |  ``  | [[http://​pandorarecovery.com/​|Pandora Recovery]] |  n/a  |  [[http://​www.pandorarecovery.com/​download/​|Win7]] | Super useful program for re-getting deleted items | |  ``  | [[http://​pandorarecovery.com/​|Pandora Recovery]] |  n/a  |  [[http://​www.pandorarecovery.com/​download/​|Win7]] | Super useful program for re-getting deleted items |
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 |  ``  | [[git>​DaveDavenport/​rofi|Rofi]] |  [[arch>​community/​x86_64/​rofi/​|Arch]] ​ |  n/a  | Flexible launcher for [[i3wm]] | |  ``  | [[git>​DaveDavenport/​rofi|Rofi]] |  [[arch>​community/​x86_64/​rofi/​|Arch]] ​ |  n/a  | Flexible launcher for [[i3wm]] |
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-| Music | [[https://​www.foobar2000.org/​|Foobar 2000]] | [[aur>​foobar2000|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​foobar2000|Win7]] ​ | Perfect software for organising and playing music. See [[foobar_2000]] :) |+| Music | [[https://​www.foobar2000.org/​|Foobar 2000]] |  [[aur>​foobar2000|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​foobar2000|Win7]] ​ | Perfect software for organising and playing music. See [[foobar_2000]] :) |
 |  ``  | [[git>​mps-youtube/​mps-youtube|mps-youtube]] |  [[arch>​community/​any/​mps-youtube/​|Arch]] ​ |  ?  | Stream Youtube audio from the terminal. | |  ``  | [[git>​mps-youtube/​mps-youtube|mps-youtube]] |  [[arch>​community/​any/​mps-youtube/​|Arch]] ​ |  ?  | Stream Youtube audio from the terminal. |
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 | Organisation | [[http://​www.rainlendar.net/​|Rainlendar]] |  [[aur>?​K=rainlendar|AUR]] ​ |  [[http://​www.rainlendar.net/​cms/​index.php?​option=com_rny_download&​Itemid=32|Win7]] ​ | Is on AUR, not on Chocolatey. Easy to share a calendar between OSes\\ Pro version syncs with Google Cal., CalDAV, etc. | | Organisation | [[http://​www.rainlendar.net/​|Rainlendar]] |  [[aur>?​K=rainlendar|AUR]] ​ |  [[http://​www.rainlendar.net/​cms/​index.php?​option=com_rny_download&​Itemid=32|Win7]] ​ | Is on AUR, not on Chocolatey. Easy to share a calendar between OSes\\ Pro version syncs with Google Cal., CalDAV, etc. |
 |  ``  | [[http://​freemind.sourceforge.net/​|FreeMind]] |  [[arch>​community/​any/​freemind/​|Arch]] ​ |  [[choco>​freemind|Win7]] ​ | Mind-mapping tool. | |  ``  | [[http://​freemind.sourceforge.net/​|FreeMind]] |  [[arch>​community/​any/​freemind/​|Arch]] ​ |  [[choco>​freemind|Win7]] ​ | Mind-mapping tool. |
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 +| P2P | [[http://​www.slsknet.org/​|SoulseekQT]] |  [[aur>​soulseekqt|AUR]] ​ |  | Mostly used for music sharing. I much prefer it to the alternate [[nicotine-plus.sourceforge.net|Nicotine+]] client |
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 | Package Management | [[https://​chocolatey.org/​|Chocolatey]] |  n/a  |  [[https://​chocolatey.org/​install|Win7]] | Windows package manager!! Not perfect, and a little slow, but much better than nothing! | | Package Management | [[https://​chocolatey.org/​|Chocolatey]] |  n/a  |  [[https://​chocolatey.org/​install|Win7]] | Windows package manager!! Not perfect, and a little slow, but much better than nothing! |
-|  ``  | [[git>​Jguer/​yay|Yay]] |  [[aur>​yay|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Gosh AUR helpers keep dissapearing. But this one's doing a good job of replacing the now unmaintained ​pacaur. |+|  ``  | [[git>​Jguer/​yay|Yay]] |  [[aur>​yay|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Gosh AUR helpers keep disappearing. But this one's doing a good job of replacing the now maintained ​pacaur. ​
 +|  ``  | [[git>​trizen/​trizen|Trizen]] |  [[aur>​trizen|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | I've switched from Yay to Trizen, but they'​re both pretty equally fine and I can't remember why I changed~ ​|
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 | Screenshots | [[https://​getsharex.com/​|ShareX]] |  n/a  |  [[choco>​sharex|Win7]] ​ | Can set it up so '​printscreens'​ are dumped strait to the desktop :) | | Screenshots | [[https://​getsharex.com/​|ShareX]] |  n/a  |  [[choco>​sharex|Win7]] ​ | Can set it up so '​printscreens'​ are dumped strait to the desktop :) |
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 | Privacy, security | [[ffaddon>​cookie-autodelete|Cookie AutoDelete]] | Dictate cookie lifespan | | Privacy, security | [[ffaddon>​cookie-autodelete|Cookie AutoDelete]] | Dictate cookie lifespan |
-|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​ublock-origin|UBlock Origin| Ad blocker |+|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​ublock-origin|UBlock Origin]] | Ad blocker |
 |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​form-history-control|Form History Control]] | Manage stored form data | |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​form-history-control|Form History Control]] | Manage stored form data |
 |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​noscript|NoScript]] | Blocks JS | |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​noscript|NoScript]] | Blocks JS |
-|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​password-exporter|Password Exporter]] | For moving my passwords from Firefox to KeePass |+|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​password-exporter|Password Exporter]] | For moving my passwords from [[tool:​software:​Firefox]] to [[tool:​software:​KeePass]] |
 |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​requestpolicy-continued|Request Policy]] | Control cross-website access (rad). | |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​requestpolicy-continued|Request Policy]] | Control cross-website access (rad). |
 |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​no-canvas-fingerprinting|Canvas Defender]] | Protects against HTML5 canvas fingerprinting. | |  ``  | [[ffaddon>​no-canvas-fingerprinting|Canvas Defender]] | Protects against HTML5 canvas fingerprinting. |
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 | Steam | Super Steam | Use Enhanced Steam in not-Firefox | | Steam | Super Steam | Use Enhanced Steam in not-Firefox |
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 +| Protocols | [[ffaddon>​overbitewx|OverbiteWX]] | Redirects [[form:​Gopher]] links to the Floodgap proxy :) In the future is supposed to render them on its own! |
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 | Whoops | Lazarus: Form Recovery | | | Whoops | Lazarus: Form Recovery | |
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-| Youtube | [[ffaddon>​video-blocker|Video Blocker]] | Block entire Youtube channels!! |+| Youtube | <del>[[ffaddon>​video-blocker|Video Blocker]]</​del> ​| Block entire Youtube channels!! ​But is busted last time I checked. ​|
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 | Content | [[ffaddon>​unpaywall|Unpaywall]] | Find non-paywall versions of paywalled academic documents | | Content | [[ffaddon>​unpaywall|Unpaywall]] | Find non-paywall versions of paywalled academic documents |
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