There are a bunch of apps I can’t live without. Let’s take a look at some of the coolest apps out there
Ok, so Windows 7 has been out for a while and people are pretty happy with it. But what tools and applications should I install on my shiny new Windows 7? This is going to be a list of the “Top 10 apps for Windows 7“!
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1. 7stacks – Group Taskbar Icons
This is a must-have if you want to pimp your taskbar
Assuming that you use your computer regularly, you have games, office tools, editing tools (video/audio/etc), media players and much more that all require 1 spot on the taskbar. Wouldn’t it be great if you could simply create a group of similar icons?
7stacks is a great app that allows you to create stacks of taskbar icons. In Windows 7 you are not able to create groups of taskbar icons and you will quickly end up having no room for new taskbar icons.
2. 7zip – Free File Extractor
Another trendy “7″ app. Many people tend to switch to 7zip when they install Windows 7. I assume that 7zip will soon be the most common zip tool world-wide; it’s already as popular as WinRAR!
One of the greatest things about 7zip is that you can extract .themepack files. If you want to learn more about this special 7zip feature:
If you want to be in full control over your PC and know what processes and services are actually running on your computer, then you will need ProcessHacker.
4. Fishbowl – Facebook Client
Ok, I predict something about you. I predict that you have at least 1 facebook account. Am I right?
One of the best ways to connect with your friends and other people on facebook is through a Facebook client called Fishbowl.
Fishbowl natively supports Windows 7.
5. CCLeaner – Windows 7 Disk Cleaner
Doing the “PC whores” has never been easier. Just download this handy app for Windows 7 and clean your hard drive from garbage files that only pile up tons of space on your HDD.
- Clean your Hard Drive in Windows 7
6. Digsby – All-In-One Messenger
Probably, you are not only on facebook, but also on Yahoo, MSN, Twitter, MySpace and many other community sites.
Instead of installing multiple messengers on Windows 7, I recommend to grab Digsby – the best free All-in-One messenger for Windows 7.
7. Super Mario Brothers Screensaver
Hands down, Super Mario Bros is the ultimate fun game. It’s about time that you install the Super Mario Bros Screensaver.
8. HandyBackup – Backup Tools
You ever had a disk failure and lost all of your data? I did! Trust me, it ain’t worth the trouble or $300 to recover the data on your hard drive. Make backups regularly. Better safe than sorry!
Know what? We’re giving away HandyBackup for free! Stay tuned for our Christmas giveaway and check back regularly.
9. Windows Fences
This handy app from Stardock allows you to organize your desktop:
If your desktop is a complete mess, download this one and turn in into a great-looking-fast-access-desktop.
10. Jumplist Launcher
Create Custom Jumplists
Another handy Windows 7 app that allows you to organize your desktop and increase your productivity is the “Jumplist Launcher”.Basically, the Jumplist Launcher allows you to create custom jumplists and even divide them into subgroups.
You can simply create a group for your office tools, for your games, for your browsers, media players and anything else: