Note the platforms in the bracket for each software are only the platforms I use the software, not all platforms that the software supports.
The most powerful code editor that works very well on both Windows and Linux.
When I need a slim code editor, Notepad++ is a good choice.
I've been using Far File Manager for about 20 years and I will continue using it. It's a little out of date nowadays but it's still a very good file manager.
I use VS to develop cross platform projects.
I don't use Qt that often nowadays, but Qt is still one my favorite framework and Qt creator is a pretty good C++ IDE.
I only use Windows as the host OS. When I need to run Linux, I run it in VirtualBox.
Great PHP and web server for local development.
I always believe GUI for version control system is more productive than command line.
My favorite SQL servers viewer and management tool. I wish it would not crash that a lot...
It's enough for me to manage my personal servers.
Free yet powerful audio process and recording software. I created a free tool to automate Audacity recording
I use GIMP to do some simple image manipulation. I mostly use it to process music scores.
An awesome free screenshot capture software.
My favorite video player. I used it to play audio, but seems it amplifies the volume and background noise significantly.
I use it to play audio. Its auto playlist function is great to monitor sound changes.
My favorite image viewer.
I write little script to call ffmpeg to split videos.
I use Inkscape to edit SVG images.
My favorite video player on mobile phone.
Android screen capture.
Free video software.
Very powerful tuner and metronome. I usually tune my instrument using this mobile app.
Music instrument tuner for Win10. Rarely I tune using this Win10 app.
Free and easy to use metronome.
Powerful and free metronome.
Audio spectrum analyzer.
Free music composition and notation software. I use it to read Ukulele TAB charts in Guitar Pro file format.
App for learning chords for Ukulele and Guitar. It has much more features.
Free drum machine emulator. It's fun to add some drums to my instrument performance.
My favorite PDF and Epub reader on mobile phone.
I use PDFCreator to convert PDF to images.
I'm not a native English speaker, so I need a good dictionary.
Add-on for browsers (Firefox, Chrome, etc). Download documents on a web page easily.
Free, slim, no advertises, no spyware, no crappy ware, no information stealer, no extra crappy programs. If you used some popular downloaders made by Chinese companies, you understand what I mean :-)
I use Core Temp to monitor computer processor temperature.
I use it to transfer files between my PC and my phone. I don't need a cable anymore!