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Windows 10 FAQ

Top Utilities for Windows 10

Updated: 12 Nov 2020

Name of Utility Description
7-Zip Free Archive tool for 7z, zip, tar archives
Astra32 System information Tool
AusLogics Disk Defragmenter Disk defragmentation tool
Avast! Antivirus software
AVG Free Antivirus software
Avidemux Free video editor to cut, filter and encode video
Bootcamp Bootcamp drivers and information
CamStudio Free video recording tool
CCleaner Internet, temp files, registry cleaner
CDBurnerXP Free CD or DVD Burner software
CloneZilla Full disk backup
CPU Z CPU Information tool
Cygwin for Windows Bash shell and X-Windows
DivX Multimedia player
Dependancy Walker Lists dependancies for programs e.g. DLLs, ActiveX etc
Docker Application virtualisation
DosBox DOS Emulator
Driver Easy Driver management
Edge New Microsoft Chromium based browser
Editpad Lite Text Editor tool with tab, search
EasyBCD Easy Bootloader editor for Window 8 (better than bcdedit)
FFmeg Video encoding tool
FileZilla File Transfer tool
Firefox Web browser
GIT for Windows Git command line tools
Google Chrome Web browser
GPU-Z Graphics card information tool
Handbrake Video conversion tool
Hijack This Virus and malware information tool
ImgBurn Create ISO files of disks or burn ISOs back to disk.
IsoBuster Recover CD/DVD disks and ISO files.
Keepass Password Manager
Kodi Media center for music, movies and TV
LibreOffice Free office software
Malware Bytes Anti-Malware Good anti-malware tool
Moborobo Mobile device file transfer, backup and sync tool
Notepad++ Notepad editor replacement
Open Live Writer Blog writing tool (open source replacement for Live Writer)
OpenSSL Useful SSL certificate tools
OpenOffice Free Office software
Project Libre Free Project software
PsTools Power tools for Windows
Recuva Recover deleted files and folders
SheepShaver Classic Mac emulator.
Sysinternals System tools
Thunderbird Alternative E-mail program
TortoiseGit Download and sync tool
Unity3D Full graphics and game development tool
Windows USB/DVD Download Tool USB or DVD bootable disc tool
Visual Studio 2019 Visual Studio development tools
VirtualBox Virtual Machine Emulator
VLC Player Media player
WinClone Backup or clone Windows partition on Mac.
WiX Toolset Windows Installer XML toolset
ZoneAlarm Firewall software