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Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

List Criteria: The computer & smartphone apps you use the most

The most essential software/apps, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add their favorite software and apps to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the best software, as picked by the people who use these applications every day. Add your two cents, share your software expertise, and see how your app addictions stack up against everyone else's.
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    Paul Buchheit

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    the people's #1 & most listed Google

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    Mozilla Foundation

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    Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, James Gosling

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    Skype

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    Apple Inc.

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    Microsoft

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    Microsoft

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    John Knoll, Adobe Systems, Thomas Knoll

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    DropBox

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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    ranked low on reranks

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, MySQL AB

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    Adobe Systems, Alok Rawat

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    Donncha O Caoimh, Andrew Ozz, Andrew Nacin

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    Google

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    Apple Inc.

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    Microsoft

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    Spotify LTD

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    added by clash1977

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    Twitter

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    added by aegeus Piriform

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Flickr

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    Canonical Ltd.

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    Microsoft

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Free software community, Eclipse Foundation

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    Notepadd++

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Corel

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    added by aegeus VideoLAN

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    added by mega55752 Google

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    added by clash1977

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    added by clash1977 The Weather Channel

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    new! & added by datrlykewlfreekinguymandood Malwarebytes

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