Favourite Tools

Favourite Tools

This is what I keep in my digital toolbox. They are the first programs I install when I buy a new computer. In no particular order.

Total Commander
File manager
A virtual swiss army knife for file management.
OmegaT
CAT tool
Free, open-source computer assisted translation tool.
KeePass
Password manager
Free, open-source software for saving passwords safely and independently.
f.lux
Utility
A tool that adapts screen brightness and color temperature to external light levels so as not to strain your eyesight.
Typertask
Productivity
Text autofil program that suggests words and short phrases after just a few typed letters.
Zim Wiki
Productivity
A wiki desktop where I put all the things I can't manage to keep track of in my head (basically everything).
Greenshot
Image manager
A tool for taking screenshots that can be shared to the cloud with a single click.
Notepad++
Editor
One of the best advanced text editors, an indespendable tool for "plain text" files.
Mattermost
Communication
The open-source alternative to Slack, a private online messaging system. Our foremost means of communication with our colleagues here at Qabiria.
IrfanView
Image manager
A fast, compact image viewer with a wide range of features.
Screencast-O-Matic
Video
A practical app for screen-capturing and adding text and effects to recorded videos, and sharing them online.
Calibre
Ebook manager
The definitive program for organizing your Ebook collection.
Freemind
Productivity
A free, open-source program for making mind maps.
MusicBee
Music
One of the best alternatives to iTunes. A free, lightweight program for listening to and organizing mp3 files, playlists and podcasts.