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WinRAR logo

(on Wikipedia)
http://rarlab.com/

An archival utility.

I've been using this for a hell of a long time.

  • aka WinRAR, for its Windows versions.
  • After this, I used 7zip
  • Before this, I used zip



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Zenity infobox

(on Wikipedia)
https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Zenity

A program to present a GUI dialog, that lets a scripter get user input.

I didn't use this for anything notable enough to form an opinion. It seems nice, but I didn't want to have yet another application, especially one with a dependency, when there's something commandline already (dialog).



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7zip logo

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.7-zip.org/

An archival program.

  • p7zip is a port of 7za.exe for POSIX systems like Unix (Linux, Solaris, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Cygwin, AIX, ...), MacOS X and also for BeOS and Amiga.
  • I used to use RAR



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VLC icon

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.videolan.org/vlc/

The king of video players.

On Windows, this is especially-king because the user doesn't have to figure out and download various shady codecs.



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GIMP logo

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.gimp.org/

An incredibly capable (and therefore very convoluted) image editor.

I use this:

  • GNU Image Manipulation Program



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Oldschool music players >

Herrie screenshot

http://herrie.info/ (still mostly-gone as of 2016-03-31 - archive.org)

I don't know where I heard of this music player, but I had recently bookmarked it. I took a moment to check it out.

It failed my review.



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