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Awesome Windows

🎉 An awesome & curated list of best applications and tools for Windows.

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Last Update: Nov. 30, 2022, 7:02 a.m.

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Chat Clients

Compression

Customization

Renamed to NeoClassic-UI then renamed to Open-Shell - https://github.com/Open-Shell/Open-Shell-Menu

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3
4y 116d
n/a

EarTrumpet - Volume Control for Windows

5.32K
382
10m
MIT

A small program that forwards searches from Cortana to your preferred browser and search engine.

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45
1y 5m
MIT

A lightweight utility that makes the Windows taskbar translucent/transparent.

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827
1y 54d
GPL-3.0

Changes the Windows 10 Login Screen Background

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99
5y 10m
n/a

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Data Recovery

Developer Tools

A feature-rich WinForms-based HTTP client

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32
6y 54d
Apache-2.0

Series of System Administration Tools

1.25K
168
9m
n/a

A modern file tail utility based on Rx.Net which show cases reactive programming and Dynamic Data (see https://github.com/RolandPheasant/DynamicData)

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4y 5m
GPL-3.0
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3y 7m
MIT

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Documents

E-Book Utilities

Email

Games

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IDEs

Online Storage

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Productivity

Windows environment automation tool

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6
1y 5m
n/a

A command line program monitor systray for Windows

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32
2y 17d
MIT

Automatic dark mode for Windows 10

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10
2y 7m
MIT

A command-line installer for Windows.

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11m
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Terminal

A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.

43.07K
2.55K
15d
Apache-2.0

The new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host, all in the same place!

80.92K
7.2K
9m
MIT

Customizable Windows terminal with tabs, splits, quake-style, hotkeys and more

7.59K
528
1y 43d
BSD-3-Clause

This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8/10 and a better visual rendering.

2.88K
234
1y 5m
GPL-2.0

A Terminal Emulator based on UWP and web technologies.

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424
9m
GPL-3.0

Utilities

Find files with SQL-like queries

3.37K
77
11d
Apache-2.0

Greenshot for Windows - Report bugs & features go here: https://greenshot.atlassian.net or look for information on:

2.66K
431
9m
GPL-3.0

Reduces eye strain by adjusting gamma based on the current time

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102
10m
n/a

Changes the Windows 10 Login Screen Background

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99
5y 10m
n/a

Command line tool with a fluent API for modifying the Windows registry

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3
10m
MIT

Distributed Peer-to-Peer Web Search Engine and Intranet Search Appliance

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345
9m
n/a

ZeroNet - Decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and BitTorrent network

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2.21K
1y 10m
n/a

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Snip & Sketch - Windows 10 utility to easily capture and edit selected area in screen.

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Proxy and VPN Tools

Set up a personal VPN in the cloud

26.46K
2.19K
31d
AGPL-3.0

Video

Windows 10 Setup

PowerShell script for automation of routine tasks done after fresh installations of Windows 10 / Server 2016 / Server 2019

4.53K
1.07K
1y 6m
MIT

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