Some lists of my favourite software.

Software used to create content for this website

  • Notepad++.
  • Filezilla.
  • Wamp.
  • Serif Photoplus X2.
  • Windows photo gallery can take care or quick crops and resizing.
  • Sony Vegas.


  • VLC.
  • Boxee XBMC Kodi.
  • Rockmelt. Chrome. Now mostly Firefox as Chrome was a RAM hog.
  • Openoffice. LibreOffice.
  • Fences. I have no icons on my Windows 8 desktop.
  • drjava. Moved up to Netbeans.
  • TightVNC.
  • Audacity.
  • DVD Flick.
  • Google SketchUp.
  • FreeFileSync.
  • WinDirStat.
  • TV Rename.
  • ReNamer.
  • Mp3tag.
  • Putty.

Windows 8 apps

  • Readiy - for Feedly.
  • ReddHub - for Reddit.
  • MetroMail.
  • OneNote.
  • Viber.
  • Twitter.
  • Facebook.
  • Skype.

Windows Phone apps

  • 6snap - for Snapchat. Snapchat closed my account for using this third party app, yet they still won't release an official one. I was never a huge fan so I haven't bothered to install and set up new account on my secondary (Android) phone.
  • Phonly - for Feedly.
  • Toshl - For expenses..
  • 7Pass - For Keepass passwords.
  • Alien News - for Reddit.
  • Business Card - for sharing my contact details using QR codes and NFC.
  • Caledos Runner - for Runkeeper.
  • Flashlight-X.
  • IM+ - for Google and Jabber chat.
  • QR for Cortana - to bring back easy QR code scanning
  • ScrobbleMe - for scrobbling to
  • Smart Player - for DLNA playback.
  • Webtextr - for sending web texts.
  • XBMC remote.
  • Metromail - for email with an archive button for my Gmail account.

Android Apps

I've moved to Windows Phone on a Nokia 620 and then a 925 so a lot of this list would not be true if I went back to Android.

  • ConnectBot. For SSH to my server.
  • androidVNC. For VNC to my server.
  • Aldiko. Simple e-book reader.
  • MX Video Player. Handles a lot of formats with great gesture controls.
  • UPnPlay. Finds my windows PCs and mediatomb from ubuntu server.
  • ES. File manager.
  • Google Reader. Feedly.
  • MightyText. Sending and receiving texts from my tablet and PC is awesome.