BSD software

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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)
Chocolatey: 7zip
http://www.7-zip.org/

An archival program.



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Avidemux logo

Software > Video editing >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.avidemux.org/
http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/

I don't really care about this, but I do use it occasionally to cut apart videos.

Quite straightforward to use for simple video editing and appending. It took me almost no time to learn.

Good for transcoding.

  • I use avidemux_gtk

    • there is also avidemux2_cli



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VLC icon

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

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

I use this:

  • GNU Image Manipulation Program



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Ventrilo logo

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.ventrilo.com/

  • aka Vent
  • I've since switched to Mumble.
  • Mangler is an open source vent client for Linux.



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