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Poll

What is your most used program? (listed, top to bottom, by popularity as of 8-29-07. excludes web browsers.)

FARR
21 (30.9%)
DOpus
19 (27.9%)
Autohotkey
10 (14.7%)
xplorer2
8 (11.8%)
A tie between Foobar, RoboForm, The Bat, Total Commander and Website Watcher
10 (14.7%)

Total Members Voted: 68

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #175 on: April 02, 2009, 04:14 PM »
Now that I have had this new pc for some months, and reset my wakoopa account so it will reflect only the software I run on here, it's time for a new list.

Excluding browsers, email clients, and anything that loads at startup (including being handled by my own lacuna launcher at startup), these are the top 3:

1. Notepad2
2. Paintshop Pro
3. Delphi

The order has changed, and WLW was replaced by Delphi. I guess that means I am writing more code than words, these days.  :)


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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #176 on: April 02, 2009, 05:14 PM »
1. Outlook (see #3 for one reason why)
2. Quicken
3. InfoSelect (only flaws:poor handling of all things in HTML, and no linking capabilities like DoOrganizer)
Other than that, I love that program.

 :-* If there were a #4, DoOrganizer would be it, (sorry!).  :-*
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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #177 on: April 02, 2009, 06:29 PM »
I voted xplorer2 because I have it set to start up with Windows and it stays open all day.
Of course, file-shuffling is much of the activity of my day, so it's no wonder.

Second is Outlook because much of my work comes in via email and the boss would not like me switching to Firebird.

Everything else gets opened with FARR, so it's a close but definite third.

If only there were an xplorer2 for my Linux box at home, I would be an order of magnitude happier.  :-*
(xfe is close, but not really...)
« Last Edit: April 02, 2009, 06:31 PM by Edvard »

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #178 on: April 03, 2009, 08:34 AM »
Autohotkey
Dopus
FirstDefense-ISR
FARR

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #179 on: April 04, 2009, 03:51 PM »
None of the above:

Free Commander
AutoHotKey
VideoLAN

A bit surprised that no-one mentioned VideoLAN (a media player)

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #180 on: April 04, 2009, 10:46 PM »
Because as of late it is not such a good media player anymore? (I mean the Windows version, which is the only one on which I have experience.)

Still using 0.8.6 of VLC instead of any 0.9.x version...if KMplayer fails.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #181 on: April 09, 2009, 07:42 PM »
I've been using linux for a few months now, so my tastes have changed a bit.
However, Opera and Eclipse are still my top choices, with Jajuk, Pidgin and Thunderbird on a close third :)

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #182 on: April 09, 2009, 09:15 PM »
After a few days I will take down the apps/games and count them off, and the top 25 or so will get added my project, SimpleStart (easy starting of commonly used apps) that I am releasing later this month.

so what happened to the project mentioned in the OP? a download link would be helpful..

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #183 on: December 21, 2019, 11:12 AM »
I revive this interesting thread after a decade.

1. emEditor
2. spartan
3. winautomation

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #184 on: December 21, 2019, 07:51 PM »
1. FreeCommander
2. TreeDBNotes
3. XnViewMP

With "top" meaning favourite most used.  It's hard for me to say just 3 when I have at least the same 15 to 20 running all day, every day.


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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #185 on: December 21, 2019, 08:22 PM »
1. DOpus
2. Notepad++
3. SQL Developer/SQLTools

Same here though, there are more often than not the same set of 15 programs running (besides a browser that has some tabs with web-interfaces open too).
« Last Edit: December 21, 2019, 08:46 PM by Shades »

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #186 on: December 21, 2019, 09:15 PM »
DoogiePIM
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FastStone Image Viewer

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #187 on: December 21, 2019, 09:18 PM »
DoogiePIM
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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #188 on: December 21, 2019, 10:58 PM »
Directory Opus
EmEditor
Steam

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #189 on: December 21, 2019, 11:08 PM »
Visual Studio
Sublime Text
Visual Studio Code

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #190 on: December 22, 2019, 04:45 AM »
Google Chrome browser
Libre Office Writer
Irfanview to edit pictures.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #191 on: December 22, 2019, 07:27 AM »
1. FreeCommander
2. TreeDBNotes
3. XnViewMP

With "top" meaning favourite most used.  It's hard for me to say just 3 when I have at least the same 15 to 20 running all day, every day.



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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #192 on: December 22, 2019, 10:12 AM »
2. TreeDBNotes
Looks as if the main website is now down completely and purchase links no longer function.
The free version was always good enough for most uses.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #193 on: December 22, 2019, 10:47 AM »

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #194 on: December 22, 2019, 11:02 AM »
http://www.mytreedb....reedbnotes_free.html

Up for me
So it is.
Before, I just got this when I googled:
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And this one failed at the purchase link.
https://www.softpedi...reeDBNotes-Pro.shtml
Very glad it is still there. I rarely use it now, but still have fond memories.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #195 on: December 22, 2019, 11:23 AM »
Yeah, for TreeDBNotes, I started using it years ago when KeyNote stopped being developed (someone else picked it up, but the updates are few and small).  I have so much data in those TreeDBNote books that I can't change anymore!  haha  I have the Pro version, but it's not very useful for anything beyond the notes pages anyway, and I agree, the free version does everything.   I've written dozens of times to the authour, but he hasn't answered me except maybe once or twice in all the years.

4. PowerPro
5. QuiteRSS
6. Waterfox  (I run two instances as well as Vivaldi at all times [multi-taksking])
7. PhonerLite  (turns my computer into a phone for use with our Asterisk PBX)
8. Teamviewer   (I am tech support)
9. Notepad3  opens instantly when I press win+1.  For more advanced things I use Notepad++
10. ConEmu
11. DisplayFusion
12. SystemExplorer  (another oldie)


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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #196 on: December 22, 2019, 04:09 PM »
2. TreeDBNotes
Looks as if the main website is now down completely and purchase links no longer function.
The free version was always good enough for most uses.

Maybe there were too many two-pane organisers for the market to bear, as there appears to be a winnowing going on.  You're reporting TreeDBNotes development moribund.  The entire Treepad family (including the popular freeware Treepad Lite) and associated Freebyte site have gone from the web.  Smereka TreeProjects appears to be freeware.  Jot+ Notes has just been declared freeware.  Still plenty of others, of course.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #197 on: December 22, 2019, 05:15 PM »
Maybe there were too many two-pane organisers for the market to bear, as there appears to be a winnowing going on.
I think TreeDBNotes most recent version is 2015, and there had been only tiny changes for some years before that.
I remember some vehement argument and criticism in the forum for a year or two before it was closed down. Many posters arguing for more PIM features. I thought they were wrong, and that more could be done to develop the text editor, whichh I believed was always its best feature.

I think there were too many organisers, but I think that the major problem was that the market simply moved away from the concept. Developers took themselves into a PIM cul-de-sac, and had nowhere to go when better answers to the PIM need arrived. Very few people want purely local anymore.

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #198 on: December 22, 2019, 05:28 PM »
This also relates to DoogiePIM in the sense that an Android version was to come but was pushed back in favour of more focus on the local program....imo not coincidentally development has slowed somewhat

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Re: Top 3 programs you use
« Reply #199 on: December 22, 2019, 06:18 PM »
This also relates to DoogiePIM ... development has slowed somewhat
It has. Came back from the dead, frequent updates at start, but much slower now.
Quite a few things on the list to be addressed haven't been (yet). Forum pretty inactive. I've not bothered installing the latest update yet. The code might have been rewritten, but there really aren't many changes from GemX in the way it works. But it does what it does and keeps on going, which may be enough. I don't think there would be enough money to justify an Android version of such a huge program.

Ultra Recall was almost left to die but has been revived. Updates aren't cheap though.