Interesting applications

  • CodeDesigner: Rapid Application Development - free application
  • Matrix Flowcode: Graphical programming for PIC, dsPIC, ARM & AVR - chargeable
  • StarUML: UML modeling - free for v1 and commercial application for v2
  • Proteus Design Suite CAD Software: electronic - chargeable
  • Visio: creating diagrams - commercial application
  • agroUML: UML modeling - free application
  • Action! Mirillis: screencasting - commercial application
  • PSPP: statistics - free application
  • JASP: statistics - free application
  • Xcas: formal calculation - free application
  • Xcas Pad (Android): formal calculation - free of charge
  • wxMaxima: formal calculation - free of charge
  • Gimp: image editing and retouching - free of charge
  • Inkscape: free vector drawing
  • Spriter: 2d animation for video games - commercial application
  • PhotoFiltre: image editing and retouching - free/commercial application
  • Construct 2: video game creation - commercial application
  • XMind: mental mapping - free/commercial application
  • Scilab: numerical computation - free application
  • MuseScore: editing and reading musical scores - free of charge
  • Audacity: audio recorder and editor - free of charge
  • Logic Friday: combinatorial logic analysis tool - free of charge
  • PuTTY: tool for SSH, Telnet, rlogin, raw TCP and RS-232 serial link connection
  • PuTTYgen: PuTTY tool to create RSA and DSA keys
  • WinSCP: WinSCP is a graphical SFTP client for Windows.
  • Wireshark: analyzer of packets crossing the network
  • SQLeo: tool for visual creation of complex SQL queries.
  • SQL Data Workshop: tool for visual creation of complex SQL queries
  • Multiple Back-Propagation (software): software for designing and learning (with CUDA in particular) artificial neural networks. (C code generation)
  • Orange Data Mining: open source data mining software
  • fuzzylite, jfuzzylite and QtFuzzyLite: Free and open source fuzzy logic library C++ (fuzzylite), Java and Android (jfuzzylite)
  • WinDirStats: tool to find out what is taking up space on your hard drive.
  • PowerGREP
  • RegexBuddy
  • RegexMagic
  • CCleaner: "CCleaner is the number-one tool for cleaning your PC. »
  • Defraggler: " Speed up your PC with quick & easy defragmentation. »
  • Recuva: "Recover your deleted files quickly and easily. »
  • Speccy: "Fast, lightweight, advanced system information tool for your PC. »
  • FileZilla: open source FTP client
  • KeePass and KeePass 2: open source password manager
  • Pencil: free software for creating site or application templates
  • UNetbootin: free software allowing to create bootable USB flash drives with a linux distribution on it.
  • Flowgorithm: algorithmic development environment
  • PDFsam Basic: split, merge, extract pages, mix and rotate PDF files
  • TortoiseGit: Git version management software
  • TortoiseSVN: SVN version management software
  • TortoiseHg: Mercurial version management software
  • TortoiseDarcs: Darcs version management software
  • TortoiseBZR: Bazaar version management software
  • logisim: Open source and free software for design and simulation of logic circuits
  • OBS Studio: Free and cross-platform software to film your screen
  • OpenShot: Free, open-source, cross-platform video editing software
  • AstroGrep: grep under windows
  • SurfFind: grep under windows
  • Searchmonkey: grep sous windows
  • mTAIL: mTAIL is a Windows Program that works like the Unix Command TAIL
  • insomnia: Powerful HTTP and GraphQL tool belt. Free and open source on Mac, Windows, and Linux (REST client)
  • JASP: A Fresh Way to Do Statistics
  • jamovi: ree and open statistical software to bridge the gap between researcher and statistician
  • jMerise: modelling conceptual data models for Merise
  • looping-mcd: modelling conceptual data models for Merise
  • Telegram:  be careful because by default the conversations are not end to end encrypted : for that purpose create a secret chat ("New Secret Chat") -> secret conversations can be recognised with a lock.
  • Briar: "Peer-to-peer encrypted messaging and forums" "Briar is a messaging app designed for activists, journalists, and anyone else who needs a safe, easy and robust way to communicate. Unlike traditional messaging apps, Briar doesn’t rely on a central server - messages are synchronized directly between the users’ devices. If the internet’s down, Briar can sync via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, keeping the information flowing in a crisis. If the internet’s up, Briar can sync via the Tor network, protecting users and their relationships from surveillance."
  • Signal: end-to-end encryption; a reference in the field of security
  • Silence: end-to-end encrypted SMS and MMS messages (Signal encryption protocol) / No servers or internet connection required
  • Olvid: end-to-end encryption; architecture without the need of a trusted third-party (safer)
  • Simple DNSCrypt: "Simple DNSCrypt is a simple management tool to configure dnscrypt-proxy on windows based systems."
  • X - Certificate and Key management (XCA): GUI "This application is intended for creating and managing X.509 certificates, certificate requests, RSA, DSA and EC private keys, Smartcards and CRLs."
  • Rufus: free software allowing to create bootable USB flash drives with a linux distribution on it.
  • VeraCrypt: "VeraCrypt is a source-available freeware utility used for on-the-fly encryption (OTFE). It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or (in Windows) the entire storage device with pre-boot authentication." "VeraCrypt is a fork of the discontinued TrueCrypt project."
  • OpenPuff: "Yet not another steganography SW"
    https://embeddedsw.net/OpenPuff_Steganography_Home.html
  • Eraser: "Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns."
  • Calibre: "powerful and easy to use e-book manager" "completely free and open source"
  • uBlock Origin: "a free and open-source, cross-platform browser extension for content-filtering, including ad-blocking."
  • Privacy Badger: "free and open-source browser extension [...] created by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)." "Privacy Badger automatically learns to block invisible trackers. Instead of keeping lists of what to block, Privacy Badger automatically discovers trackers based on their behavior."
  • HTTPS Everywhere: "HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. Encrypt the web: Install HTTPS Everywhere today." "HTTPS Everywhere is produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation."
  • NoScript Security Suite: "The NoScript Firefox extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and other mozilla-based browsers: this free, open source add-on allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank). NoScript also provides the most powerful anti-XSS and anti-Clickjacking protection ever available in a browser. NoScript's unique whitelist based pre-emptive script blocking approach prevents exploitation of security vulnerabilities (known, such as Meltdown or Spectre, and even not known yet!) with no loss of functionality..."
  • Decentraleyes: free and open-source, cross-platform browser extension, 'Local emulation of Content Delivery Networks.' 'Protects you against tracking through "free", centralized, content delivery.'
  • Cryptomator: "Cryptomator encrypts your data quickly and easily, so you can safely upload it to your favourite cloud service." Desktop (windows, mac, linux) / IOS / Android - open source (GPLv3)
  • rclone: "Rclone is a command line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature rich alternative to cloud vendors' web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.
    Rclone has powerful cloud equivalents to the unix commands rsync, cp, mv, mount, ls, ncdu, tree, rm, and cat." "Rclone is mature, open source software originally inspired by rsync and written in Go." - https://rclone.org/
  • softwares developped by JetBrains: "a Czech software development company whose tools are targeted towards software developers (IDEs and other tools) and project managers." :
    IDEs : AppCode ("Smart IDE for iOS/macOS development"), CLion ("A cross-platform IDE for C and C++"), DataGrip ("Many databases, one tool"), GoLand ("GoLand is a cross-platform IDE built specially for Go developers "), IntelliJ IDEA (JVM languages IDE - Java, Kotlin, Scala, Groovy), PhpStorm (" The Lightning-Smart PHP IDE"), PyCharm("The Python IDE for Professional Developers"), Rider ("Fast & powerful, cross-platform .NET IDE"), RubyMine (Ruby IDE), WebStorm ("The smartest JavaScript IDE") - https://www.jetbrains.com
  • PiBakery: "The key feature of PiBakery is the ability to create a customised version of Raspbian that you write directly to your Raspberry Pi. This works by creating a set of scripts that run when the Raspberry Pi has been powered on, meaning that your Pi can automatically perform setup tasks, and you don't need to configure anything." "The scripts are created using a block based interface that is very similar to Scratch. If you've used Scratch before, you already know how to use PiBakery. Simply drag and drop the different tasks that you want your Raspberry Pi to perform, and they'll be turned into scripts and written to your SD card. As soon as the Pi boots up, the scripts will be run."
  • andOTP: "a two-factor authentication App for Android" - open source : MIT License (good alternative to google authenticator)
  • OpenKeyChain: "a free and open-source mobile app for the Android operating system that provides strong, user-based encryption which is compatible with the OpenPGP standard." ; compatible with K-9 Mail , Conversations (Instant Messaging), FairEmail and Password Store
  • K-9 Mail: "Advanced Email for Android" "an open source email client focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email." - GPG & PGP/MIME support
  • Simple Keyboard: Open source keyboard for Android with minimal permissions (and in particular no internet access...)

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