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6 Tools I always install on Windows

kojikanao profile image Koji (he/him) ・1 min read

I'm posting this because got a comment from @tetri lol

To be honest, I'm not really using a Windows machine. Sometimes use it.

If you know anything useful, please tell me!!!

1. Visual Studio Code

I tried some editors/IDE for Windows. Eventually, reached vscode.

https://code.visualstudio.com/download

2. Cmder

Windows machine has Command prompt, but it doesn't allow me to use basic linux/unix commands, so don't use it.

https://cmder.net/

3. Visual Studio

I don't write c# and use .NET, but I need Visual Studio for openFrameworks and build codes.

https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/

4. VirtualBox

Generally, I don't like to click buttons, so just avoid clicking many times.

https://www.virtualbox.org/

5. 7-Zip

A thing I always wish if Mac has this since 7z can save my storage.

https://www.7-zip.org/

6. CCleaner

To keep clean my machine as much as possible, but not really sure that this software really helps to do that lol. However, I used to f*** up registry keys and had a tough time. So avoid touching them lol.

https://www.ccleaner.com/

Other

I don't know still alive or not.
Winamp is the only thing I miss Windows machine.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winamp

Things need a GPU
Unity
Software for devices (zed camera etc)

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Cmder is great, I have started using it. Thank you!