5 must-have Windows Utilities

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  • Published on:  6/27/2018
  • If you use a Windows laptop, there's a lot you can do to customize your experience and make it better. Tom Warren joins Dieter to talk about the best Windows utilities for searching, managing Windows, and clipboard history.Links to all utilities (plus two bonus that were cut for time in the video) are here: https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/27/17...Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGsLike The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGcFollow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvXRead More: http://www.theverge.comCommunity guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAvSubscribe to Verge Science on YouTube, a new home base for our explorations into the future of science: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl
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  • The Verge
    The Verge  a years ago+118

    What's your favorite Windows utility? — Dieter

  • Noam Lavi
    Noam Lavi a years ago+431

    Dieter, we know you are a mac user, but can you please stop calling the Win key the "command key"?

  • zubin choudhary
    zubin choudhary a years ago+101

    1. Eartrumpet
    2. groupy
    3. sharex
    4. ditto
    5. wox
    Thank me later :)

  • Dev E Das
    Dev E Das a years ago+151

    That Windows logo on that door 👌

  • Aaron Porter
    Aaron Porter a years ago+162

    Shift command v? On a surface I don't thinks so sir.

  • Rajorsi Roy Chowdhury
    Rajorsi Roy Chowdhury a years ago+195

    4:43 Shift + Cmd + V You are still on Mac.

  • Noam Lavi
    Noam Lavi a years ago+218

    Why didn't you put links to all of the apps that you mention?

  • Effie Colton
    Effie Colton a years ago+80

    Surprised they didn't mention Quicklook, which is literally a windows version of the quick look function in OS X.
    It allows you to press space on any file to be able to see a preview of it. Really useful for quickly looking through photos and files in general. It functions exactly like the OS X version, but looks like a built in windows app.
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/quicklook/9nv4bs3l1h4s

  • prasenjeet banerjee
    prasenjeet banerjee a years ago+141

    Guys Please Make a video on best Chrome Extension please

  • Teddy Hwang
    Teddy Hwang a years ago+72

    Team Raddish!

  • Ian Spryn
    Ian Spryn a years ago+18

    The quality of The Verge's videos have really increased over the past few months. Well done. I've been greatly enjoying them all.
    Also, I now have a couple apps I need to install.
    Can you guys have a place on your website where you or anyone at The Verge just slowly adds links to software they found that would be very helpful or convenient? This video is great, but I know there's more than 7 things that might be really helpful.

  • Praveen Nirmalkar
    Praveen Nirmalkar a years ago+10

    My favourite windows utilities:
    Everything
    DropIt
    MiPony
    OBS Studio
    QTTabBar
    TreeSize
    Unlocker

  • Fescron_
    Fescron_ a years ago+297

    Are you going to do Linux (Ubuntu?) too :3 ?

  • TheSucread
    TheSucread a years ago+17

    Completely agree with Dieter at the end. Windows is super powerful operating system for those who don't want to limited by one company's vision.

  • Kartikey Singh
    Kartikey Singh a years ago+20

    The reflection on the door looks like a deformed Microsoft logo

  • Home Leung
    Home Leung a years ago+56

    "I hope Microsoft won't lock us all in their services" doesn't another company doing the same thing? What's the problem here?

  • HonorisCreed
    HonorisCreed 1 months ago+1

    I didn't realize this was uploaded by Verge when I clicked it, the media that spreads lies. No thanks.

  • amar krishna
    amar krishna a years ago+4

    What's that phone beside him.

  • Kelvin Prasetya
    Kelvin Prasetya a years ago+2

    So agree with Dieter that Mircosoft should stop pushing us to use their environment, they should instead just make Windows itself even more useful to use around with other environment.

  • Marc Rentschler
    Marc Rentschler a years ago+2

    Why shouldn't Microsoft try to push you to their other services. That's not any different from what Apple or Google are doing on their Operating Systems as well :D