User Tools

Site Tools


tool:software:useful_programs

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
tool:software:useful_programs [2018/11/14 03:23]
rjt trizen, megatools, youtube-dl, overbite, fixing some errors and out-of-date stuffs
tool:software:useful_programs [2020/06/01 06:47] (current)
rjt [Thunderbird] New info for CardDAV and CalDAV
Line 5: Line 5:
 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. 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.
  
-FIXME Out of date+FIXME (Out of date, need to clear out [better yet, just move?] entries for softs. I don't use anymore)
  
 ==== Relevant Links ==== ==== Relevant Links ====
Line 13: Line 13:
  
 ===== 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 | [[github>​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. | 
 +| |||
 | 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 |
 | ||||| | |||||
 | 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. | | 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) |+|  ``  | [[github>​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]]. ​|
 | ||||| | |||||
 | 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. |
Line 25: Line 28:
 | 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]] |
 | ||||| | |||||
-| 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]] |  ​[[github>​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 |
Line 32: Line 35:
 | ||||| | |||||
 | Game stuff | [[https://​scottrice.github.io/​Ice/​|Ice]] |  ?  |  [[https://​scottrice.github.io/​Ice/​|Win7]] ​ | Put ROMs in Steam\\ Get images from:\\ http://​consolegrid.com/​\\ http://​steambanners.booru.org/​| | Game stuff | [[https://​scottrice.github.io/​Ice/​|Ice]] |  ?  |  [[https://​scottrice.github.io/​Ice/​|Win7]] ​ | Put ROMs in Steam\\ Get images from:\\ http://​consolegrid.com/​\\ http://​steambanners.booru.org/​|
-|  ``  | [[http://​steamidlemaster.com|Idle Master]] |  [[aur>​steam-idle-master-git/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​idlemaster|Win7]] ​ | Collects Steam cards without having to open the game. See [[tools:​software:​idle_master|Idle master]]. | +|  ``  | [[http://​steamidlemaster.com|Idle Master]] |  [[aur>​steam-idle-master-git/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​idlemaster|Win7]] ​ | Collects Steam cards without having to open the game. See [[Idle master]]. | 
-|  ``  | [[git>​JustArchi/​ArchiSteamFarm|ArchiSteamFarm]] |  [[aur>​asf/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[git>​JustArchi/​ArchiSteamFarm/​releases|Win7]] ​ | Collects Steam cards without having to open the game. See [[tools:​software:​archi_steam_farm|Archi Steam Farm]]. |+|  ``  | [[github>​JustArchi/​ArchiSteamFarm|ArchiSteamFarm]] |  [[aur>​asf/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[github>​JustArchi/​ArchiSteamFarm/​releases|Win7]] ​ | Collects Steam cards without having to open the game. See [[Archi Steam Farm]]. |
 |  ``  | [[https://​lutris.net/​|Lutris]] |  [[aur>​lutris|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Combined library for Steam, emulators, Wine, etc. | |  ``  | [[https://​lutris.net/​|Lutris]] |  [[aur>​lutris|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Combined library for Steam, emulators, Wine, etc. |
 | ||||| | |||||
Line 40: Line 43:
 | ||||| | |||||
 | Launcher | [[https://​albertlauncher.github.io/​|Albert]] |  [[aur>​albert/​|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Nice program / file / web launcher for linux.\\ Easy to theme, unlike the otherwise good [[https://​launchpad.net/​synapse-project|Synapse]]. | | Launcher | [[https://​albertlauncher.github.io/​|Albert]] |  [[aur>​albert/​|AUR]] ​ |  n/a  | Nice program / file / web launcher for linux.\\ Easy to theme, unlike the otherwise good [[https://​launchpad.net/​synapse-project|Synapse]]. |
-|  ``  | [[git>​DaveDavenport/​rofi|Rofi]] |  [[arch>​community/​x86_64/​rofi/​|Arch]] ​ |  n/a  | Flexible launcher for [[i3wm]] |+|  ``  | [[github>​DaveDavenport/​rofi|Rofi]] |  [[arch>​community/​x86_64/​rofi/​|Arch]] ​ |  n/a  | Flexible launcher for [[i3wm]] |
 | ||||| | |||||
-| 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. |+|  ``  | [[github>​mps-youtube/​mps-youtube|mps-youtube]] |  [[arch>​community/​any/​mps-youtube/​|Arch]] ​ |  ?  | Stream Youtube audio from the terminal. |
 | ||||| | |||||
 | OH&S | f.lux |  [[aur>​xflux/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​f.lux|Win7]] ​ | Changes screen tone and brightness at different times of day. | | OH&S | f.lux |  [[aur>​xflux/​|AUR]] ​ |  [[choco>​f.lux|Win7]] ​ | Changes screen tone and brightness at different times of day. |
Line 49: Line 52:
 | 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. |
 +|  ``  | [[https://​www.qownnotes.org/​|QOwnNotes]] |  [[aur>​qownnotes/​|AUR]] ​ |  ?  | Nice bit of software for writing and organising notes. I sync them between computers and phone with [[Syncthing]]. Might change to [[emacs#​Org-mode]] one day? |
 +|  ``  | [[http://​tellico-project.org/​|Tellico]] |  [[arch>​community/​x86_64/​tellico/​|Arch]] ​ |  ?  | Software for organising info. about collections. Easy to customise what fields you want to use, and does a good job of importing data from places like Discogs. I use it for videogames and music.\\ I also tried GCstar, but liked this more. |
 +| |||||
 +| P2P | [[http://​www.slsknet.org/​|SoulseekQT]] |  [[aur>​soulseekqt|AUR]] ​ |  | Mostly used for music sharing. I much prefer it to the alternate [[nicotine-plus|Nicotine+]] client. |
 | ||||| | |||||
 | 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 disappearing. But this one's doing a good job of replacing the now maintained pacaur. | +|  ``  | [[github>​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~ |+|  ``  | [[github>​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~ |
 | ||||| | |||||
 | 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 :) |
Line 65: Line 72:
  
 ===== Firefox Stuffs ===== ===== Firefox Stuffs =====
 +FIXME (Out of date)
 ^ Use ^ Add-on / Extension ^ Note ^ ^ Use ^ Add-on / Extension ^ Note ^
 | Appearance | Simple White Compact | Square, white, compact, tidy (discontinued?​) | | Appearance | Simple White Compact | Square, white, compact, tidy (discontinued?​) |
-|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​styl-us|Stylus]] | Use custom CSS on websites. Previously I used Stylish, but apparantly ​that got nasty. Easy to replace ​and old Stylish setup---uses the same format. |+|  ``  | [[ffaddon>​styl-us|Stylus]] | Use custom ​[[language:CSS]] on websites. Previously I used Stylish, but apparently ​that got nasty. Easy to replace ​an old Stylish setup---uses the same format. See [[stylus]] for some example rules. |
 | ||| | |||
 | 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. See also: [[UBlock Origin]] ​|
 |  ``  | [[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 |
Line 96: Line 103:
 ===== Thunderbird ===== ===== Thunderbird =====
 ^ Use ^ Add-on / Extension ^ Note ^ ^ Use ^ Add-on / Extension ^ Note ^
-| Account management | [[https://​addons.mozilla.org/​en-US/​thunderbird/​addon/​startupmaster/​|StartupMaster]] | A fix for multiple master password prompts on startup. |+| Account management | [[https://​addons.mozilla.org/​en-US/​thunderbird/​addon/​startupmaster/​|StartupMaster]] | A fix for multiple master password prompts on startup. Not working after version 68 :( | 
 +| Ca*DAV | [[https://​addons.thunderbird.net/​en-US/​thunderbird/​addon/​tbsync/?​src=search|TbSync]] | My fave for connecting with CardDAV and CalDAV servers.\\ Used to use [[https://​addons.thunderbird.net/​en-US/​thunderbird/​addon/​cardbook/​|CardBook]],​ but it stopped working with my NAS / local network. | 
 +|  ``  | [[https://​addons.thunderbird.net/​en-US/​thunderbird/​addon/​dav-4-tbsync/​|DAV-4-TbSync]] | Required by [[TbSync]] to add Ca*DAV support. |
  
 ===== Android ===== ===== Android =====
-FIXME+
 ^ Use ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^  ^ Use ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^ 
-| Calendar | Calendar |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​com.simplemobiletools.calendar/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ?  | Straight-forward calendar that you can either run offline or synced. | +| Calendar | Simple ​Calendar ​Pro |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​com.simplemobiletools.calendar.pro/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?id=com.simplemobiletools.calendar.pro|G.Play]] ​ | Straight-forward calendar that you can either run offline or synced. | 
-|  ``  | DAVDroid ​|  [[https://​f-droid.org/​packages/​at.bitfire.davdroid/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ?  | Tool for syncing with  CalDAV calendars (for example if you're hosting your own). | +|  ``  | DAVx⁵ ​|  [[https://​f-droid.org/​packages/​at.bitfire.davdroid/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?id=at.bitfire.davdroid|G.Play]] ​ | Tool for syncing with  CalDAV calendars (for example if you're hosting your own). | 
-|  ``  | ICSdroid ​|  [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​at.bitfire.icsdroid/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ?  | Used for incorporating webcal, which DAVDroid doesn'​t handle. | +|  ``  | ICSx⁵ ​|  [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​at.bitfire.icsdroid/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?id=at.bitfire.icsdroid|G.Play]] ​ | Used for incorporating webcal, which DAVDroid doesn'​t handle. ​
-| Notes | ColorNote |  ​ ​| ​ [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.socialnmobile.dictapps.notepad.color.note|G.Play]] ​ | Simple note taking software with a decent widget. | +| ||||
-| Drawing | Tux Paint |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​packages/​org.tuxpaint/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ?  | Fun drawing program! | +| Notes | ColorNote |  ​ ​| ​ [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.socialnmobile.dictapps.notepad.color.note|G.Play]] ​ | Simple note taking software with a decent widget.\\ I don't use this anymore. | 
-| Media | Yatse |  |  | Kodi remote | +|  ``  | Markor |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​net.gsantner.markor/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=net.gsantner.markor|G.Play]] ​ | This is the app I've been using for doing notes. I use [[Syncthing]] to keep things synced between my phone and PCs. | 
-|  ``  | PhotoScan |  |  | Easy photo capture that works really well | +| ||||
-|  ``  | Animal Crossing: New Leaf Guide |  |  | Keep track of Animal Crossing stuffs | +| Drawing | Tux Paint |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​packages/​org.tuxpaint/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  ?  | Fun drawing program! ​(Also on PCs) | 
-| Social | Tusky |   Seems to be the best of the two single-account Mastodon ​apps. | +| ||||
-|  ``  | Subway Tooter | | | Best Masto app. if you need to use multiple accountsVery customisable. |+| Media | Yatse |  ​x ​ ​|  ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=org.leetzone.android.yatsewidgetfree|G.Play]] ​ | [[Kodi]] remote. | 
 +|  ``  | Kore |  [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​org.xbmc.kore/​|F-Droid]] ​ |  [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=org.xbmc.kore|G.Play]] ​ | Official [[Kodi]] remote. Actually ​ on F-Droid :) 
 +|  ``  | PhotoScan |  ​x ​ ​| ​ ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.google.android.apps.photos.scanner|G.Play]] ​ | Easy photo capture that works really well.\\ By Google though. ​
 +|  ``  | Animal Crossing: New Leaf Guide |  ​x ​ ​| ​ ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.jrustonapps.newleaf&​hl=en|G.Play]] ​ | Keep track of //​[[form:​videogame:​animal_crossing_series|Animal Crossing]]// stuffs. Haven'​t looked into a //New Horizons// version yet. | 
 +| | MuPDF | [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​com.artifex.mupdf.viewer.app/​|F-Droid]] | [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.artifex.mupdfdemo|G.Play]] | Decent, basic PDF reader. | 
 +| ||||
 +| Social | Tusky | [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​com.keylesspalace.tusky/​|F.Droid]] ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.keylesspalace.tusky|G.Play]] | Most popular [[form:​fediverse|Fediverse]] app. | 
 +|  ``  | Subway Tooter | [[https://​android.izzysoft.de/​repo/​apk/​jp.juggler.subwaytooter|Repo]] ​[[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=jp.juggler.subwaytooter|G.Play]] | My fave Fedi. app. Very customisable and FOSS-clunky-feeling. Has a great feature where you can preview local timelines of any instance. | 
 +| ||||| 
 +| Misc. | Syncthing-Fork | [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​com.github.catfriend1.syncthingandroid/​|F-Droid]] | [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.github.catfriend1.syncthingandroid|G.Play]] | I use this for syncing files between my computers
 +| | OsmAnd~ | [[https://​f-droid.org/​en/​packages/​net.osmand.plus/​|F.Droid]] | [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=net.osmand|G.Play]] | Access [[OpenStreetMap]] maps. Also lets you download maps for particular regions, so you can use them without an Internet connection. |
  
 ==== See Also ==== ==== See Also ====
   * [[form:​videogame:​notes:​android|Notes on Android games]]   * [[form:​videogame:​notes:​android|Notes on Android games]]
  
-===== GIMP =====+===== Gnu IMP =====
 ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^  ^ Name ^  Downloads ​ ^^ Note ^ 
 | | [[https://​github.com/​khalim19/​gimp-plugin-export-layers/​releases/​|Export Layers]] || | | | [[https://​github.com/​khalim19/​gimp-plugin-export-layers/​releases/​|Export Layers]] || |
tool/software/useful_programs.1542183826.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/11/14 03:23 by rjt