This is a short list of my most frequent used or recommended software

CherryTree – hierarchical note taking application
 – great web hosting – feature rich
GoodSync – power users backup software
G2A – buy licensed software at really low prices 
Notepad++ – power user text editor – great photo/imaging editing software (not web based)
Picasa 3.9  – last version that will ever exist
Synchronicity – open source backup and synchronization
Teamviewer – download link for remote support
VLC Media Player – media player that will play just about any format
WhoIs – small exe that does domain look-ups