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Your Favorite Apps...

#1
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
 

Electronic Punk

willalwaysbewithyou
Staff member
Political User
#2
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
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#3
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
 

muzikool

Act your wage.
Political User
#4
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
 
J

jawshoouh

Guest
#5
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
 
T

theone1

Guest
#6
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
 
B

BlackEyedAngel

Guest
#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
 
H

huFFamOOse

Guest
#9
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
 

Gnu

OSNN Addict
#10
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
 
1

1timemember

Guest
#11
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
 
N

NegativeFactor

Guest
#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
 
N

ncc1704

Guest
#13
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:
 
Z

ZipTriX

Guest
#14
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
 
J

Jim

Guest
#15
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
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
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
 

2z

OSNN Gamer
#18
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
 
P

pappcam

Guest
#19
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
 

JJB6486

Retired Mod
Political User
#20
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
 

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