Your Favorite Apps...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by NetRyder, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Fellow XP-erience members:
    Post your favorite application in each of the following categories. Please post ONLY 1 app per category.

    At the end of the month, we will decide which apps are the most popular among users here at XP-erience based on your feedback.

    The categories (followed by my favorites) are:

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: JASC Animation Shop
    5) Download Manager: -- (Not needed on broadband)
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- (Edited HOSTS file)
    7) Firewall software: -- (Router)
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Systemworks 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: --
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: KaZaA Lite
    14) Audio Player: WinAmp
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player (with DivX codec)
    16) Disk Management: PowerQuest Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: PowerQuest DriveImage 2002
    18) Defragmenter: Diskeeper 7
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6

    Since this thread lists every major software category, it should be a good reference.
    Mods, please feel free to delete any posts that are considered flaming or irrelevant to the topic.

    Let the games begin! :D
     
  2. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Location:
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: JASC Animation Shop
    5) Download Manager: Getright
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: ZoneAlarm Pro
    7) Firewall software: ZoneAlarm Pro
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Utilities 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: Various Apps
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: KaZaA Lite
    14) Audio Player: Winamp
    15) Video Player: Zoom Player
    16) Disk Management: PowerQuest Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging:
    18) Defragmenter: Norton Speedisk 2002
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Location:
    Melbourne Australia
    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Paint
    4) 2D Animation: Paint
    5) Download Manager: -- Flashget
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- Free Surfer
    7) Firewall software: -- Zone Alarm
    8) Instant Messenger:
    9) Antivirus software: AGV
    10) Utilities suite:
    11) Video/DV Editing:
    12) Web Design:
    13) P2P File Sharing:
    14) Audio Player: Windows Media Player
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management:
    17) Disk Imaging:
    18) Defragmenter: xp
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  4. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Pro
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: don't use it
    5) Download Manager: -- GetRight
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- Pop-Up Stopper Pro
    7) Firewall software: -- Norton Personal Firewall
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: NAV
    10) Utilities suite: don't use it... like Ontrack Systemsuite
    11) Video/DV Editing: Adobe Premiere 6.1
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: Direct Connect
    14) Audio Player: Windows Media Player
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic
    17) Disk Imaging: Disk Image Pro
    18) Defragmenter: Executive Software Diskeeper 7.0
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  5. jawshoouh

    jawshoouh Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Pro
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Pro
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: n/a
    5) Download Manager: GetRight
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Opera's built-in
    7) Firewall software: n/a
    8) Instant Messenger: AIM/mIRC
    9) Antivirus software: Sophos AV
    10) Utilities suite: n/a
    11) Video/DV Editing: Adobe Premiere 6
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: eDonkey
    14) Audio Player: WinAMP (2)
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: Ghost 7.5
    18) Defragmenter: O&O Defrag Pro
    19) Web Browser: Opera 6
    20) Email client: Office XP Pro's Outlook
     
  6. theone1

    theone1 Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage
    3) Image Editor: Paint
    4) 2D Animation: Paint
    5) Download Manager:
    6) Ad/Popup blocker:
    7) Firewall software:
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Ontrack SystemSuite
    11) Video/DV Editing:
    12) Web Design:
    13) P2P File Sharing: WinMX
    14) Audio Player: Windows Media Player
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management:
    17) Disk Imaging:
    18) Defragmenter:Ontrack JetDefrag with IntelliCluster
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Hotmail
     
  7. 1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Paint Shop Pro 7
    4) 2D Animation: Animation Shop
    5) Download Manager: NONE - Broadband
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: AnalogueX Pow!
    7) Firewall software: NONE - Hardware firewall in router :p
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Sophos
    10) Utilities suite: TweakUI :D
    11) Video/DV Editing: NONE
    12) Web Design: Dreamweaver
    13) P2P File Sharing: WinMX
    14) Audio Player: Winamp 2.8
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player 6
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: NONE
    18) Defragmenter: Windows DeFrag
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  8. UniSol

    UniSol I'm all ears

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    Same as NetRyder
     
  9. huFFamOOse

    huFFamOOse Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: JASC Paintshop Pro 7
    4) 2D Animation: JASC Animation Shop 3
    5) Download Manager: -- (Not needed on broadband)
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Don't Panic 4
    7) Firewall software: Tiny Personal Firewall 2 (but have a router too)
    8) Instant Messenger: -- (none, use IRC)
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: --
    11) Video/DV Editing: Pure Motion Edit Studio 3
    12) Web Design: Notepad
    13) P2P File Sharing: Morpheus
    14) Audio Player: WinAmp
    15) Video Player: Global DivX
    16) Disk Management: FDisk
    17) Disk Imaging: Undisker
    18) Defragmenter: -- (Default)
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  10. Gnu

    Gnu OSNN Addict

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    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: JASC Animation Shop
    5) Download Manager: -- none
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- none
    7) Firewall software: -- none
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Systemworks 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: -- changes like the winds
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: eDonkey/Flock/Overnet
    14) Audio Player: Windows Media Player
    15) Video Player: PowerDVD
    16) Disk Management: PowerQuest Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: PowerQuest DriveImage 2002
    18) Defragmenter: O&O Defrag
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  11. 1timemember

    1timemember Guest

    ok I just copy and paste
    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: N/A
    3) Image Editor: Paint Shop Pro 4.0
    4) 2D Animation: N/A
    5) Download Manager: Window Explorer
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: N/A
    7) Firewall software: N/A
    8) Instant Messenger: AIM
    9) Antivirus software: N/A
    10) Utilities suite: N/A
    11) Video/DV Editing: N/A
    12) Web Design: N/A
    13) P2P File Sharing: AIM
    14) Audio Player: Window Media Player
    15) Video Player: N/A
    16) Disk Management: N/A
    17) Disk Imaging: N/A
    18) Defragmenter: N/A
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Hotmail
     
  12. 1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 6.0
    4) 2D Animation: don't do that.
    5) Download Manager: -- Stardownloader
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- HOSTS file
    7) Firewall software: -- Sygate Personal Firewall
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: AVG
    10) Utilities suite: Just RegVac!
    11) Video/DV Editing: -- don't do that
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: KaZaA Lite
    14) Audio Player: WinAmp
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player (with DivX codec)
    16) Disk Management: don't do that
    17) Disk Imaging: nor that
    18) Defragmenter: Just the plain old XP one
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook 2002
     
  13. ncc1704

    ncc1704 Guest

    Here It Goes:

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional (3 discs)
    3) Image Editor: JASC Paint Shop Pro 7
    4) 2D Animation: Macromedia Flash MX
    5) Download Manager: DAP
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Popup-killer
    7) Firewall software: standard router
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Utilities 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: :confused: ...none....
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, frontpage Xp
    13) P2P File Sharing: iMesh, Edonkey2000
    14) Audio Player: Winamp 3.0 - beta -
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management: fdisk.... :p
    17) Disk Imaging: Norton Ghost 5.0
    18) Defragmenter: Standard windows tool
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Eudora 5.1
    21) Favorite Game: Counter-Strike
    22) Most Irritating Utile: Pop-up from windows...:mad:
     
  14. ZipTriX

    ZipTriX Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Corp
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe ImageStyler 1
    4) 2D Animation: .........................
    5) Download Manager: Go!Zillia (For slooooooooooooooow downloading) I'm on broadband
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Meaya Popup Killer
    7) Firewall software: HARDWARE
    8) Instant Messenger: Trillian
    9) Antivirus software: ............................
    10) Utilities suite: .........................
    11) Video/DV Editing: .........................
    12) Web Design: Notepad
    13) P2P File Sharing: mIRC
    14) Audio Player: Winamp
    15) Video Player: Winamp
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: Drive Image 2002
    18) Defragmenter: .................................
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: PocoMail pe
     
  15. Jim

    Jim Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2000
    3) Image Editor: Paint
    4) 2D Animation: X
    5) Download Manager: X
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: X
    7) Firewall software: X
    8) Instant Messenger: Yahoo
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: jv16 Power Tools & Super Cleaner
    11) Video/DV Editing: X
    12) Web Design: Front Page
    13) P2P File Sharing: Winmx
    14) Audio Player: Windows Media Player
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management:X
    17) Disk Imaging: X
    18) Defragmenter: Diskeeper 7
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  16. BlazinX

    BlazinX justblaze.

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    Location:
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    1) Operating System: Win XP Pro
    2) Office Suite: Office XP Pro
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 7.0
    4) 2D Animation: ---------
    5) Download Manager: DAP (Works great with broadband :D)
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: POW!
    7) Firewall software: Zone Alarm Pro
    8) Instant Messenger: AIM (Only cuz there is alot of hacks for it ;))
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Systemworks 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: ---------
    12) Web Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
    13) P2P File Sharing: KaZaA Lite
    14) Audio Player: WMP
    15) Video Player: WMP
    16) Disk Management: PowerQuest Partition Magic 7.0
    17) Disk Imaging: ----------
    18) Defragmenter: Windows Defragmenter
    19) Web Browser: IE 7
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
    :)
     
  17. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Location:
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    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office 2000
    3) Image Editor: Paint
    4) 2D Animation: Paint
    5) Download Manager:
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Pop-Up Stopper Pro
    7) Firewall software: XP
    8) Instant Messenger: AIM, MIRC, Trillian
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite:
    11) Video/DV Editing: Adobe Premiere
    12) Web Design:
    13) P2P File Sharing: Kazaalite
    14) Audio Player: Winamp 2.72
    15) Video Player: Win DVD 3
    16) Disk Management:
    17) Disk Imaging: Drive Image 2002
    18) Defragmenter: Diskeeper 7
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: Hotmail


    How about for MP3's: EAC and Lame 3.92
     
  18. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    Location:
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    Heres my list

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Office XP Pro
    3) Image Editor: Paint Shop Pro 7
    4) 2D Animation: Animation Shop 3, Ulead GIF Animator 5
    5) Download Manager: Dap
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: Free Surfer
    7) Firewall software: NeoWatch 2.4
    8) Instant Messenger: Yahoo, AOL 7
    9) Antivirus software: Ontrack
    10) Utilities suite: Norton
    11) Video/DV Editing: X
    12) Web Design: X
    13) P2P File Sharing: Aimster, Diet Kaza, Direct Connect
    14) Audio Player: Winamp
    15) Video Player: PowerDVD
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic 7.0
    17) Disk Imaging: X
    18) Defragmenter: Diskeeper 7
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6, Aol 7
    20) Email client: Aol 7
     
  19. pappcam

    pappcam Guest

    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Office XP Pro
    3) Image Editor: Photoshop Elements
    4) 2D Animation:
    5) Download Manager: No need - Broadband :D
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: AdShield
    7) Firewall software: XP Firewall
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger, ICQ
    9) Antivirus software: NAV 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Systemworks 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing:
    12) Web Design:
    13) P2P File Sharing: Kazaalite, WinMX
    14) Audio Player: MusicMatch Jukebox
    15) Video Player: Windows Media Player
    16) Disk Management: Partition Magic 7.0
    17) Disk Imaging: Drive Image 2002
    18) Defragmenter: Diskeeper 7
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6, Opera
    20) Email client: Outlook Express 6
     
  20. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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    Location:
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    1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    2) Office Suite: Microsoft Office XP Professional
    3) Image Editor: Adobe Photoshop 6
    4) 2D Animation: N/A
    5) Download Manager: -- FreshDownload
    6) Ad/Popup blocker: -- IE "Restricted" zone
    7) Firewall software: -- N/A (Router)
    8) Instant Messenger: Windows Messenger, AIM, & mIRC
    9) Antivirus software: Norton Antivirus 2002
    10) Utilities suite: Norton Utilities 2002
    11) Video/DV Editing: -- N/A
    12) Web Design: MS FrontPage 2002 for WYSIWYG and 1st Page 2000 for raw HTML code
    13) P2P File Sharing: KaZaA Lite
    14) Audio Player: WinAmp
    15) Video Player: RealMagic Hollywood Plus DVD Decoder Card
    16) Disk Management: PowerQuest Partition Magic 7
    17) Disk Imaging: PowerQuest DriveImage 2002
    18) Defragmenter: Norton Disk Doctor 2002
    19) Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6
    20) Email client: MS Outlook 2002