Toolbox: Desert Island Tools

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Tools that SSC Users would choose as the one tool they could have on a desert island. The tool that gets you through the day. The tool that some would say is your soulmate.




14 Tools - Sort by: popularity | last updated | name
  • 5069 Directory Report in 3 toolboxes
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    Directory printer, finds duplicate files, multiple file rename, multiple file change date, multiple file change owner, report on total files/bytes per user.

    Directory Report looks just like the MS-Explorer but it shows the sizes of all directories. As you open a folder it automatically shows you the size of all subdirectories

  • 4796 Dropbox in 41 toolboxes
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    Secure hosted file sync between linux, mac, windows, iphone, android with web backup/storage and sharing.

  • 665 Eclipse in 22 toolboxes
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    Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software.

    tagged: development, ide, java, php
  • 2335 emacs in 7 toolboxes
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    popular and powerful text editor

  • 2416 Firebug in 51 toolboxes
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    One of the most addicting add-ons allows you to see the underlying code of a webpage and see how it would look if you were to tweak that code. I use Firebug all the time and can't imagine how much time it's saved me in trying to figure out design elements. Essential for web designers and those who like to steal CSS color codes :)

  • 5477 FMYI in 7 toolboxes
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    FMYI [For MY Innovation] is an online workspace you can use to bring your team together to store and share information securely with each other.

  • 199 GIMP in 116 toolboxes
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    A freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

  • 4034 Google Apps Team Edition in 11 toolboxes
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    Google Apps Team Edition is a set of collaboration tools for verified users of a domain. The suite includes the following Google services: Sites, Docs, Calendar, Talk, Mail, and Start Page.

  • 6054 Google Reader in 62 toolboxes
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    RSS is just cool, to use the technical term. And, as a way to manage all that fresh content, it doesn't get much easier than Google Reader.

  • 6583 Illustrator in 16 toolboxes
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    Vector graphics design software.

  • 1623 NetSuite in 6 toolboxes
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    NetSuite, which does Accounting, Marketing/CRM, Time-keeping/payroll, Web/mail hosting, Ecommerce, Inventory, Human Resources
    (via Jeff on SSC Blog)

  • 6049 Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware in 25 toolboxes
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    Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (35+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Smarty. It is actively developed by a very large international community. Tiki can be used to create all kinds of Web applications, sites, portals, knowledge base, intranets, and extranets.

    Tiki offers a very large number of features "out-of-the-box", arguably more than any other Open Source Web Application. Highly configurable and modular, all features are optional and administered via a web-based interface.

    Major features include a robust wiki engine, news articles, discussion forums, newsletters, blogs, file and image galleries, bug and issue trackers (form generator), a links directory, polls/surveys and quizzes, FAQs, banner management system, calendar, maps, mobile version, RSS feeds, category system, tags, an advanced themeing engine (Smarty), spreadsheet, live support, shoutbox, inter-user messaging, menu generator, advanced permission system for users and groups, internal search engine, external authentication support, and much, much more.

  • 2475 VaultletSuite in 12 toolboxes
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    I couldn't live w/o the VaultletSuite for a bigger reason than simply being the creator of the software: I use it on a daily basis to protect all my personal and business information!

    VaultletSuite 2 Go is privacy protecting software that installs on your hard drive or your thumb/USB drive. It uses Open Source 2048 bit RSA public key and 256 AES encryption, and provides easy-to-use (transparent) encrypted and controllable email and password protects important files.

  • 3983 VLC Media Player in 79 toolboxes
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    VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.