Winmerge WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.
Notepad++ – A very useful program whether for editing CONFIG files or writing some code.
Greenshot – A a free screenshot tool optimized for productivity.
Web-Harvest – Awesome tool that enables you to harvest data from web sites.
Paint.Net – Great for annotating screenshots or manipulating images. The blur tool is excellent for masking confidential data.
7-Zip – A great little compression/extraction tool, much more sophisticated than the one built into Windows.
Cute PDF Writer – Free “Print to PDF” utility. The Cute PDF professional offering is also impressive.
Bulk Rename Utility – A great utility for renaming batches of files.Does exactly what it says on the tin!
MyDefrag 4.0 – One of the better disk defrag tools that I have come across.
Filezilla – I love Filezilla and is the only tool I need for FTP!
Keepass – A great opensource password storage tool, ideal for place for storing all of those admin passwords.
Web Developer Plugin – An amazing web development plugin for Chrome and Firefox from Chris Pederick. I’m just assuming you’ll be allowed to install one of these browsers 🙂