Tools/Software i love/use/was used to

February 28, 2019 - Reading time: 3 minutes

This is a incomprehensive (commercial, free, opensource,.. ) recap / list of software/technology I use (or have used or have worked with) for my day to day business/(schdraggl)survival: (no links, google themself).

OS

  • Windows (Server 2000 -> now / MSDOS / Windows 3.1 -> now / Mobile / CE )
  • Linux (Debian, Ubuntu Mint)
  • MacOS X (Tiger -> Yosemite)
  • Android ( Froyo -> now)
  • iOS (iPhone OS 3 -> now)
  • IBM i

Audio

  • Fruity Loops (it's all about the synths)
  • Propellerheads Reason (catching music ideas)
  • Audacity

Coding

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Netbeans
  • JetBrains Tools (CLion, PyCharm) for University Stuff

Photo/Graphics

  • then: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign/Premiere (CS6 and older)
  • now: Serif Affinity Suite (Photo, Design, Publish)
  • Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (my free favourite)
  • DxO Nik Collection

Office

  • M$ WordPad, Office 95 -> now
  • OpenOffice / LibreOffice
  • Google Docs / Office 365 ->
  • OneNote for University transcripts/written notes (if you have an opensource solution with pen support, i would love to know)
  • Nextcloud (on my own Server in my flat, for my private stuff)

Database

  • MSSQL
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • PostgreSQL / PostGIS
  • SQLlite
  • QlikView
  • Access
  • ODBC

Games

  • Solitaire
  • Half-Life
  • Counter-Strike
  • DotA 2
  • Diablo