• Visual Studio - The most powerful IDE that's available.
    • DevExpress CodeRush - Once you've tried it, you're hooked, if you don't have it, get it, as it's worth every penny.
    • DevExpress Refactor! Pro - Makes refactoring your code time savingly simple.
  • UltraEdit Studio - Great for editing large text files, and editing files via FTP.
  • GVim - The best text editor with fast keyboard commands. Don't remove your hands from the keyboard and touch that mouse!
  • 010 Editor - The best hex editor I've ever used.
  • CodeSmith Professional - Code generation at it's best.
  • Web Design Generator - Artisteer - Improve your web design skills.


  • Sysinternals Suite - Very useful system tools, when you need to know what's going on inside Windows.
  • SlickRun - A program launcher.
  • ImgBurn - Create or burn CD/DVD image files.
  • VirtualCloneDrive - Mount CD/DVD image files without burning to CD or DVD.
  • SnagIt - Screen capture utility.