Web and Mobile Apps
Also consider Remember the Milk, Producteev, Wunderlist, Any.do, Google Keep
Office / Productivity
- Inkscape - Graphics
- Mendeley - Outstanding reference manager. ITunes for your collection of research articles.
- Atom - Flexible text editor
- git - Powerful version control system (local or server-based)
- Anaconda - Easiest way to deploy a full scientific Python environment on any platform
- Jupyter Notebook (formerly IPython notebook)
- f.lux - Circadian color temperature adjustment for your screen
- insync - Google Drive syncing client that works on Linux
- Crossover - Run Windows software on Mac or Linux
- Crashplan - Set-and-forget cloud backup solution
- Ninite - Install and update a bunch of Windows programs at once.
- CCleaner - System cleaner and general maintenance tool.