Which Windows applications are used by this web developer?

This list is partly to remind myself what essential apps need to be reinstalled after a system wipe.

But it does have me thinking, what do other web developers use on a daily basis?

Web browsers:

  1. Google Chrome
  2. FireFox
  3. IE
  4. Opera
  5. Safari

FireFox addons:

  1. Adblock Plus
  2. British English Dictionary
  3. ColorZilla
  4. Dummy Lipsum
  5. Firebug
  6. Html Validator
  7. Web Developer
  8. Xmarks

Code editing:

  1. PhpEd
  2. Eclipse PDT
  3. TextPad
  4. vim

Code tools:

  1. SQLyog
  2. WinMerge

System tools:

  1. PuTTY
  2. Vbox
  3. Synergy
  4. TightVNC

File tools:

  1. FileZilla
  2. DropBox
  3. Jungle Disk Workgroup Edition
  4. WinZip
  5. WinRar
  6. 7-Zip

Graphical manipulation:

  1. Paint.NET
  2. Adobe CS
  3. jRuler

“Productivity” apps:

  1. MS Office
  2. Google Apps Sync
  3. Foxit Reader

Communication:

  1. Skype
  2. Zoom phone adapter (use the Vista 64bit driver to get this working on 64bit Windows 7)
  3. X-Chat

CD/DVD tools:

  1. CDex
  2. DeepBurner

Audio/Visual:

  1. Spotify
  2. iTunes
  3. VLC

Dock gadgets:

  1. Digital Clock
  2. GMail Counter

Time off:

  1. Steam

Ace on DHBiT pointed me at http://ninite.com/, how very useful. Will make use of it next time 🙂

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