Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: what progs. can't you do without?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    514
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default what progs. can't you do without?

    what's indispensible to you?

    I like foxit, its a really easy pdf reader that's not a patch as big or hungry as the dreaded adobe

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Romania
    Posts
    1,105
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    4
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    Firefox - I can't browse without it
    ImgBurn - love at first sight for burning whatever DVD's
    KMPlayer -watching wharever movie without borking yout Windows with Mega-Ultra-Crap-codecs
    Comodo firewall - if you don't have a router probably is the best software firewall.
    IrfanView - do whatever you want with your pictures
    7z - amazing (at least for multimedia content) archiver
    Notepad++ - what Wordpad? What Notepad?
    SpeedFan, RealTemp, RivaTuner, CPU-Z, LinX, prime95, GPU CapsViewer, Wireshark - system utilities.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    514
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    have you tried googlechrome?

    I think its just about as good as firefox for a browser, which is saying something.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Romania
    Posts
    1,105
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    4
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    When it will have AdBlock and NoScript and other gazillion of extensions, of course I'll try it.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Central NEW Mexico
    Posts
    807
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    14
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    Terragen, the GIMP, Vista Media Center (uses AVIVO for upscaling), Firefox (with FEBE and TabMixPlus), and the Daniel_K Audigy2 drivers.

    -Adam
    System 1: Core i5-4670K | Z97-Pro Gamer | RX480 GTR | 4*4GB PC3-17000 | 120GB EVO 850 | 2TB Caviar Black |2TB Spinpoint F4 | Raidmax Zeta | Corsair 550VX
    Portable Thingie: HP Pavillion G7-2320DX
    Be the census taker... I'm hungry.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    66
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    Firefox - Ad Block - Flashgot
    Yahoo Messenger
    Img burn - Nero
    WinRAR

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Southeast Asia
    Posts
    72
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    FRAPS
    trying to be 80 Plus certified

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    21
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    3
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    Firefox - I can't browse without it EDIT: Waterfox now. 64 bit, looks better.
    ImgBurn - Small and a delight to use. EDIT: No longer use it as optical drives are useless now.
    Ccleaner: to cleam all crap and edit start-up.
    Revouninstaller : to uninstall the best possible way. EDIT: Using the Pro version now. 64 bit, way better.
    Yahoo messenger and Skype. EDIT: Don't use both now.
    Defraggler to defrag. EDIT: Don't use it anymore post SSD purchase.
    Everest Ultimate edition.
    Windows media center for htpc use. EDIT: Kodi now. Best.
    Avira AV. EDIT: Windows inbuilt now.
    Teamviewer for remote access.
    Last edited by Killswitch; 02-05-2016 at 05:01 AM. Reason: Updated usage.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    21
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    3
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Wink

    If the PDF file u use has a picture in it FOXIT won't display it properly, adobe does what Foxit doesn't hence i switched back to adobe
    Quote Originally Posted by ianm2 View Post
    what's indispensable to you?

    I like foxit, its a really easy pdf reader that's not a patch as big or hungry as the dreaded adobe
    Last edited by Killswitch; 02-05-2016 at 04:57 AM.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Montreal, Canada
    Posts
    1,734
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Killswitch View Post
    If the PDF file u use has a picture in it FOXIT won't display it properly, adobe does what Foxit doesnot hence i switched back to adobe
    Foxit has no trouble displaying pictures contained within PDF files.
    Main: i5 2500K@4.6GHz w/Zalman CNPS10X Performa, Intel DZ68BC, 8GB G.Skill DDR3-1600, PNY GTX 470 + EVGA GTX 470, ASUS Xonar DX, ADATA S510 120GB, Samsung 1TB F3+1TB F1+2TB F4, Kingwin LZG 1kW, Lian-Li PC-9F, Dell U2212HM+S2209W, Win7 Professional.
    Laptop: Dell Vostro 3450, i5 2410M, 8GB DDR3-1333, AMD Radeon HD 6630M 1GB, Intel X25-M 80GB, Seagate Momentus 750GB, Win7 Home Premium.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •