My Laptop Survival Kit

"Expanse Sessions III" artwork as a background on Windows 11

A personal list for my software, music, and video editing

WIP (work in progress, will update with more)

The Basics

Winamp 5.666 Lite: http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=373755

Audio Production

Cakewalk by BandLab – My preferred digital audio workstation (free)
https://www.bandlab.com/products/cakewalk?lang=en

Adobe Audition – Part of Adobe Creative Cloud
https://creativecloud.adobe.com/en/apps/download/creative-cloud

Video Production

Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects – Video editing and effects
https://creativecloud.adobe.com/en/apps/download/creative-cloud

Software Development

Chrome – Industry standard web browser
https://www.google.com/chrome/

DarkReader – Chrome plugin for blue light reduction
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dark-reader/eimadpbcbfnmbkopoojfekhnkhdbieeh/related?hl=en-US

Node Version Manager (NVM) – Installation and version switching tool for Node.js
https://github.com/coreybutler/nvm-windows/releases

Node Windows Build Tools:

  1. run CMD as Admin
  2. run npm install --g --production windows-build-tools

Git – Source control, documentation, and code deployment
https://git-scm.com/download/win

VS Code – Excellent free code editor, ideal for TypeScript/JavaScript/Node
https://code.visualstudio.com/download

GitHub CLI
https://cli.github.com/

Flux
https://justgetflux.com/

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