My productivity stack for workflow transcendence. Submit an issue if you have suggestions!
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Type Name Latest commit message Commit time
Failed to load latest commit information.
Change Audio.ahk
Launch Calculator.ahk

My productivity stack

My productivity stack for workflow transcendence. Ordered by blend of usage/usefulness.

Have suggestions? Submit an issue, especially for the following: general file explorer, SFTP client, Adobe Fireworks.


  • ClipX - Clipboard manager. Add sticky & color picker (grab hex code colors from under mouse) plugins. Development discontinued but works well.
  • AquaSnap Pro - Tiling window manager. Snap, dock & tile windows.
  • WizMouse (Win 7) - Allows mouse wheel to work on window under the cursor, even if it's out of focus.
  • Everything - locate files and folders by name instantly. Totally replaced my use of built-in search.
  • Greenshot - screenshot power tool, can edit/blur and upload directly to image sharing sites.
  • Notepad++ - General text/code editor, check ##Development for my current IDE.
  • KeePass 2 - Password/private data manager (if not using Chrome's)
  • Process Explorer - Task manager for power users, drop-in replacement.
  • SoundSwitch - Quickly switch default audio devices.
  • IrfanView - Image viewer, initally released in 1996 and still in active development.
  • Negative Screen - invert or dim your screen for those late night code sessions
  • CDisplayEx - Image viewer for zip and comics
  • Bulk Rename Utility - advanced file renamer

AutoHotKey Scripts

  • Launch Calculator - allows only a single instance of a calculator to be launched. Bound to calc key.
  • Audio Switcher - replaced by SoundSwitch. File still available for reference.

Media / Creation

  • XMPlay - Tiny audio player. Also grab this skin because the default design is very ugly. It plays old school tracker music and has plugins for game console sound files!
  • MPV - Media/video player, extremely customizable. Integrates with YoutubeDL.
  • Adobe Fireworks - Discontinued bitmap/vector editing tool. The ultimate compromise between Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Adobe Audition - Defacto audio editing/recording suite. Spectral editing is very impressive.
  • Audacity - Free & open source multi-track audio editing/recording. Mostly use Adobe Audition.
  • LiceCAP - Animated screen recording to GIF. The outputed GIFs are very optimal.
  • OBS Studio - Streaming and screen/video recording software, open source.


  • WizTree - Disk space visualizer, stupid fast.
  • HWiNFO - Comprehensive hardware analysis/monitoring
  • Sandboxie - Isolate potentially pesky/untrusted applications
  • SpeedFan - Monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures and check drive SMART status
  • CPU-Z - Hardware identification
  • Driver Identifier - find newer system drivers if absolutely necessary.
  • VirtualCloneDrive (Windows 7) - Load ISO files directly, newer versions of Windows have this built-in.
  • Process Monitor - shows real-time file system, registry and process/thread activity. Not for the faint of heart. I recommend the checking out the entire Sysinternals utilities index for the various tools.
  • Device Cleanup Tool - Remove non-present devices from Windows Device management


Personal taste

Android apps

Physical gear

  • Headphones - Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80ohm headphones - closed reference headphones with soft pads & readily available replacement pads/parts (Beyerdynamic rarely discontinues models unlike brands like Audio Technica).
  • Mouse - SteelSeries Rival 500. Oodles of physical buttons and doesn't compromise ergonomics. See my detailed review here. This mouse retired my Logitech G502 in May 2018.
  • Ballpoint pen - Zebra F-701 ballpoint Pen
  • Measuring tape - Used way more often than one would think!
  • Label printer - Dymo LabelWriter
  • Monitors - one in landscape, another in in portrait. Can't go wrong with Dell.


  • KatMouse - Scroll unfocused windows. Replaced by WizMouse.
  • ScreenToGif - replaced by LiceCAP. Editor UI is nice but the exported gifs are large.
  • DisplayFusion - Advanced wallpaper manager and misc. tweaks. No longer change my wallpaper that much, although I do rarely use it to generate multi-monitor wallpaper.
  • iRotate - Screen rotation hotkeys. I now have two monitors in both portrait & landscape, so I have no need for it anymore.
  • WebMon - discontinued web page monitoring program, used it for checking web comics for updates. Likely to be replaced by a Chrome extension.
  • MediaMonkey - Absolutely incredible media library software. Highly customizable. When my media disks and backup failed catastrophically years ago I never had the time to get things back in order. Maybe I will someday, I enjoyed rating music I listened to on a 0-5 scale which online services can't do.