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Tools List

I needed a place to keep a list of what I put on a new PC when I create it and I also though it might be fun to share a list of what I use on a day to day basis with the world. I often check out Scott Hanselman’s Tools List. I will try and keep this updated as I change applications

Choosing between Outlook and Live Mail so I have both

Type Name Version Comments
Documents Microsoft Office 2007  
Operating System Windows 7   On a VPC
Photo Editing Paint.net    
Financial Microsoft Money   not really happy but I don’t have time to write my own. I need the ability to track multiple virtual accounts.
3D Rendering Blender    
(For Blender) Python 2.5  
Blogging Live Writer 14  
Live Writer Plug-in Precode 4.0.3 Uses Syntax Highlighter 2.0 for posting code
Distributing Pictures Live Photo Gallery   Or maybe Picasa, haven’t had time to compare
File Duplication Live Mesh    
IM MSN Messenger    
Development Visual Studio 2008 Trying 2010 on a VPC
misc Fiddler    
Backup Mozy    
Compression IZARC    
PDF Reader Foxit Reader   Still download Adobe if Foxit can’t handle something
FTP Filezilla    
File Maintenance WinDirStat 1.1 Visually shows how space is used on you hard drives
File Synchronization Sync Toy 2.0 I use it for syncing files between drives or our of a VPC