portable software

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Soon to be renamed System Informer

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A free, powerful, multi-purpose tool that helps you monitor system resources, debug software and detect malware.

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A beautified text editor with the widgets around the edges removed ("distraction-free").

I started using it because I couldn't trivially get Geany spell checking working. Once I did get it working I stopped.

Although I've used this on Linux a bit, it merely idles in my Windows kit.

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A host of features to manage processes, such as changing CPU priority. It has lots of automated magic for system happiness. I use it for its control of the CPU's power profile, making this the equivalent of Linux's cpufrequtils.

Highly recommended.

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An audio player.

Straightforward, with few dependencies and a lot of audio format support.

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