I know. Freeware and open source is NOT the same. I always try to pick open source apps, when they also provide full functionality for free – happy days for me!

Freeware and Open-source what is the difference?
Please educate yourselves before moving forward 🙂

These are the apps I regularly use and I wholeheartedly recommend

Usually, I start with a Ninite installation so I can get most of these out of the way.