AlexTechTips – Software List

Jun 7, 2019 7:36 am

Coding tools

Terminal Tools

iTerm2

iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.

Get it here – http://bit.ly/2GJV2BD

List process in the command line:

$ ps -ax

To kill process:

$ kill

Show size of an item

$ du -sh . |

Home-brew

The missing package manager for macOS. To install Homebrew Paste this at a Terminal prompt.

 

/usr/bin/ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)”

Package to install with homebrew

brew install trash
brew install htop
brew install wget

zsh

Oh-My-Zsh

Oh-My-Zsh is an open-source, community-driven framework for managing your ZSH configuration. It comes bundled with a ton of helpful functions, helpers, plugins, themes, and a few things that make you shout…

$ sh -c “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/master/tools/install.sh)”

neofetch

neofetch

A fast, highly customizable system info script

$ sudo apt-get install neofetch

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rsync

rsync for mac

 example:

$ sudo rsync -avz –delete –exclude={‘test’,’clip’} ~/Desktop/org/ ~/Desktop/backup/org/

-a –archive

-v –verbose

-z –compress

–exclude={‘patten1′,’patten2’}

Web Dev Tools

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Atom

Atom is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on Electron, and based on everything we love about our favorite editors. They designed it to be deeply customizable, but still approachable using the default configuration.

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Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Java, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).

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Xcode

Xcode includes everything developers need to create great applications for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. Xcode provides developers a unified workflow for user interface design, coding, testing, and debugging. The Xcode IDE combined with the Swift programming language make developing apps easier and more fun than ever before.

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Local by Flywheel

Local WordPress development made simple Stop debugging local environments and spend more time launching WordPress sites.

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Docker

Docker enables true independence between applications and infrastructure and developers and IT ops to unlock their potential and creates a model for better collaboration and innovation.

Docker starter commands

docker ps -a

docker images

docker run -d -p 81:80 –name my_webserver php:7.2-apache

docker start
docker stop
docker rm
docker rmi

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Python

Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991, Python’s design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace. Its language constructs and object-oriented approach aim to help programmers write clear, logical code for small and large-scale projects.

Quick web server

python3 -m http.server 8080

Productive tools

Video Editing Tools

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Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro combines revolutionary video editing with powerful media organization and incredible performance to let you create at the speed of thought.

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Motion

Designed for video editors, Motion is a powerful motion graphics tool that makes it easy to create cinematic 2D and 3D titles, fluid transitions, and realistic effects in real time.

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Kdenlive

Kdenlive is an acronym for KDE Non-Linear Video Editor. It is primarily aimed at the GNU/Linux platform but also works on BSD and MacOS. It is currently being ported to Windows as a GSOC project. Non-linear video editing is much more powerful than beginners’ (linear) editors, hence it requires a bit more organization before starting. However, it is not reserved to specialists and can be used for small personal projects.

Photos Tools

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Google Photos

Google Photos gives users free, unlimited storage for photos up to 16 megapixels and videos up to 1080p resolution. The service automatically analyzes photos, identifying various visual features and subjects. Users can search for anything in photos, with the service returning results from three major categories: People, Places, and Things.

Free Unlimited Storage

High quality:

* Photos are compressed to save space. If a photo is larger than 16 MP, it will be resized to 16 MP.
* Videos higher than 1080p will be resized to high-definition 1080p. A video with 1080p or less will look close to the original.

Original quality:

* Limited free storage (15GB), you can purchase more storage when you hit the limit.
* All photos and videos are stored in the same resolution that you took them.

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Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom (officially Adobe Photoshop Lightroom) is a family of image organization and image manipulation software developed by Adobe Systems for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and tvOS (Apple TV). It allows importing/saving, viewing, organizing, tagging, editing, and sharing large numbers of digital images.[5] Unlike Photoshop, Lightroom’s edits are always non-destructive by keeping the original image and the edits applied to it saved separately.

 

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PhotoGIMP

Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done. You can further enhance your productivity with GIMP thanks to many customization options and 3rd party plugins.

PhotoGIMP is a plugin that changes the GIMP interface and shortcuts that look and use like Adobe Photoshop.

Document Creating Tools

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Pages

Create gorgeous documents in minutes with the Pages for Mac word processor. Start with an Apple-designed template to instantly create gorgeous reports, digital books, CVs, posters and more. Or use a blank document and create your own design. Easily add images, movies, charts and shapes. And use comments, change tracking and highlights to review your work.

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Numbers

Create gorgeous spreadsheets with Numbers for Mac. Get started with one of many Apple-designed templates for your home budget, checklist, invoice, mortgage calculator and more. Add tables, charts, text and images anywhere on the free-form canvas.

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Keynote

Easily create gorgeous presentations with Keynote, featuring powerful yet easy-to-use tools and dazzling effects that will make you a very hard act to follow. The Theme Chooser lets you skim through an impressive collection of 30 new and updated Apple-designed themes.

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yEd

yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button. yEd is freely available and runs on all major platforms: Windows, Unix/Linux, and macOS.

Video Player

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Celluloid

Celluloid (formerly GNOME MPV) is a simple GTK+ frontend for mpv. It aims to be easy to use while maintaining high level of configurability.

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VLC

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System Utilities tools

MAC OS Settings

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Three finger drag function

Settings -> Accessibility

Mouse & Trackpad -> Trackped Options…

Enable dragging -> three finger drag

System tools

BleachBit

When your computer is getting full, BleachBit quickly frees disk space. When your information is only your business, BleachBit guards your privacy. With BleachBit you can free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn’t know was there. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean thousands of applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari,and more. Beyond simply deleting files, BleachBit includes advanced features such as shredding files to prevent recovery, wiping free disk space to hide traces of files deleted by other applications, and vacuuming Firefox to make it faster. Better than free, BleachBit is open source.

NZXT CAM

A COMPLETE PC MONITORING SOLUTION The days of using multiple programs to monitor and tune your PC are over. CAM is easy-to-use and comprehensive, providing you the essential data you need to keep your PC running optimally. Think of CAM as your PC’s best friend.

Disk Utilities

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iSCSI Initiator for MAC

KernSafe iSCSI Initiator X is an iSCSI initiator software for Apple Mac OS X (Free license available). With the benefits of iSCSI technology, iSCSI initiator X can export an SAN device to local Mac OS X machine include: Mac Pro, iMac, Mac Server, Mac Mini and even MacBook Pro. It is very useful software in visualization industry and data centralization for small business and large enterprise.

Network Utilities

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GlassWire

Detect hidden threats with GlassWire’s Firewall Instantly see your current & past network activity. Detect malware, & block badly behaving apps.

O&O ShutUp10

O&O ShutUp10 means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far. Using a very simple interface, you decide how Windows 10 should respect your privacy by deciding which unwanted functions should be deactivated. O&O ShutUp10 is entirely free and does not have to be installed – it can be simply run directly and immediately on your PC. And it will not install or download retrospectively unwanted or unnecessary software, like so many other programs do these days!

Debloat Windows 10

Trying to Debloat Windows 10 is getting ridiculous and as a system admin it is soul crushing to see all that performance go to waste on the botched attempt by Microsoft to do an Appstore and its apps (I’m looking at you Candy Crush). Luckily some admins have worked tirelessly to give us a solution that works considerably well. Lets Start!

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WinDirStat

WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for various versions of Microsoft Windows. Note: if you are looking for an alternative for Linux, you are looking for KDirStat (apt-get install kdirstat or apt-get install k4dirstat on Debian-derivatives) or QDirStat and for MacOS X it would be Disk Inventory X or GrandPerspective. Please visit the WinDirStat blog for more up-to-date information about the program.

Screen Record Softwares

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OBS

Free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming.

 Download and start streaming quickly and easily on Windows, Mac, or Linux.

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ScreenToGif

This tool allows you to record a selected area of your screen, live feed from your webcam or live drawings from a sketchboard. Afterwards, you can edit and save the animation as a gif, apng, video, psd or png images.