Episode 55 - What Software is Awesome?

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This week we cover some of our favorite software tools. There are a lot of them, so without further ado lets go!

For managing your PC there's https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/processexplorer.aspx, and https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx along with https://windirstat.net/ or https://daisydiskapp.com/ for the Mac.

For graphics you've got  and https://www.gimp.org/ along with http://www.askvg.com/how-to-install-and-get-microsoft-office-picture-manager-back-in-office-2013/ or https://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php for coders.

To access your computer remotely, you can use https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.rdc.android&hl=en and https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id714464092?mt=8 on mobile.

To control different systems use https://symless.com/synergy/ which is better than https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_Network_Computing. On that note my favorite VNC client is https://www.realvnc.com/.

For coding https://code.visualstudio.com/ is awesome. I screwed up the name of the new Microsoft version of JavaScript which is https://www.typescriptlang.org/.

For stock images use https://www.pexels.com/ or http://www.freepik.com/. You can also use https://placeit.net/ for composites. 

Here are some random others:

https://filezilla-project.org/ for FTP

https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download/v7.3.html for Windows text

https://atom.io/ for Mac text

https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira for software project management

http://www.audacityteam.org/ for recording and editing.

https://www.draw.io/ is a great vector graphics tool.

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-canon-eos-utility-lose-installation-cd-mac/ is handy for taking photos and videos using a Canon Rebel EOS SLR camera.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/technology/ make some awesome things. 

https://ifttt.com/ is great!

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