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windows software: (partial) Screencapture shortcut on windows just press
windows key + shift + s

hell faster than print + paint.
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File Zilla Pro is well worth the small fee - allows FTP straight to Google Drive etc - https://filezillapro.com/

Files2Folder - posted here, for iStar / Cyclone users, it creates individual folders for all the 360 images with their file name so you can then import & align in Cyclone: viewtopic.php?f=44&t=11285&p=73890&hilit=batch#p73890
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Windirstat is another free tool for viewing data occupation on a drive
http://windirstat.sourceforge.net/
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Wow, good replies !
Great thread idea.

"Artweaver free", its a great free alternative to Photoshop
"Affinity Photo". (Paid) A more in depth alternative to Photoshop.
Rhino 3D of course.

Plus, this isn't software but I couldn't work without it.. my "3D Connexion Mouse"

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Agreed. So many good ones that we use already here, so I am going to add a couple weird ones.

Got to second Windirstat, but Treesize looks similar, so thanks.

Still a fan of Onedrive Personal for file transfers(business version sucks). 1TB of storage for $1/month with up to 10GB in a single file limit...last time I checked. Also for many things like video and pictures the end user can just browse or view without the need to download. Can send either editable or read-only links.

Aquasnap: https://www.nurgo-software.com/products/aquasnap
Went from two or three monitors to one 50" 4k tv because of this tool, never going back.

OBS for screen capture and more of course.

Found my way back to Real VNC viewer through vpn after years of team viewer for remote access. Avoids opengl problems of RDP for certain software. Need to try some of the others listed here.

ICE (image composite editor) image sticher, have ptgui and gigapan stitchfx also but they are paid.

Surprised VirtualBox is not already here

Advanced IP scanner

Crystal diskmark

Cinebench

7-Zip

Autohotkey

Virtual Desktop https://www.vrdesktop.net/
Remote to desktop with VR headset to register scans and such. Sit on couch eat oreos. Get fat.

Linux- so many tools, will have to be another thread

Gstreamer-to complicated to explain, but many uses

RDPwrapper- our setup is very complicated but powerful, also needs another thread to explain.
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I did not see meshlab in the list, nice software for photogrametry also blender is an excellent software with many plugins
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Didn't see Techsmith Jing
(Now replaced with newer version Techsmith Capture), Image saves ,screencasting,,5min videos with nice simple annotation tools

We also at times use Sketchup (free version) irfanview (mentioned before)
For a small fee we've recently included Cloudberry (conversion of static Blob storage on the cloud to readable file structure tree for operation of software that requires file tree for processing on the cloud)
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A few others... ;)

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Another vote for 7zip.
Open source software that can compress files/folders, use it every day.
https://www.7-zip.org/

Microsoft have a PowerToys collection as well that has some useful bits.
https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys
Notably the image resizer is one i use a lot. (https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/ ... r-Overview)
Select thousands of images, drag into new folder and resize in one swoop, very handy.

Other than that, Python is the go-to for a lot of things, there are packages/libraries for everything.
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Another one i use a lot but forgot to mention

Text 2 folders : create folders and subfolders in a master directory

https://www.dcmembers.com/skwire/downlo ... 2-folders/
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