These are the apps I use on a daily basis for work and play. Most are free and the others are quite affordable. If you can, you really should buy those.

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Browsers and plug-ins

Google Chrome offline installer
Mozilla Firefox offline installer | Extended Support Release (32-bit) – Direct (All versions)
Opera – Direct
Oracle Java 9 Run-time | Java 8
AdBlock Plus – Chrome | Firefox | Opera | Edge
LastPass – Chrome | Firefox | Opera | Edge
Pushbullet – Chrome | Firefox | Opera
Pocket – Chrome | Opera | Edge
DownThemAll – Firefox
Termius – Chrome
Authy – Chrome App | Chrome Extension

Media

FastStone Image Viewer
Google Earth Pro
Kodi
MediaInfo GUI
Open Broadcaster Software Studio
VLC Media Player
XSplit Broadcaster
Apple iTunes (Change user-agent in Firefox or Chrome for 32-bit or 64-bit)

Utilities

7-Zip
Evernote – Direct
Foxit Reader
LastPass – Direct
MobaXterm
PuTTY
EditPad Lite
Skype – Direct
TeamViewer
TreeSize Free
uTorrent – Direct
Viber – Direct
Alternate Stream View
Ant Renamer
CDBurnerXP
FileZilla Client
FileZilla Server
Mobile Net Switch
TightVNC
Oracle VM VirtualBox
VMware Workstation Player
Windows USB DVD Tool
WinMerge
WinMTR – Direct
WinPcap
WinSCP
Wireshark

Hardware

HWiNFO
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
CoreTemp
NZXT CAM – Direct
MSI Afterburner – Direct
CrystalDiskInfo
CrystalDiskMark
Cinebench R15 Benchmark
Unigine Superposition Banchmark
Unigine Valley Benchmark