Top Programs for Windows gamers (2019)

We combed the inter-webs and consolidated a list of the most useful programs that Windows 10 gamer will find helpful. Majority are completely free, and some are so handy that you might want to cough up some cash to buy it.  Remember that sponsoring the developer community keeps this programs update, so consider sending some bitcoins there way.

 

Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes protects you against malware, ransomware, malicious websites, and other advanced online threats that have made traditional antivirus obsolete. In this crowded world of virus protection, this is free non invasive and effective malware protection does it all.

TreeSize

TreeSize is a disk space analyzer written by JAM Software. TreeSize is compatible with all versions of Windows. A pretty awesome little program that allows you to easily view all your files quickly and determine what is taking up the most space on your storage solution.

Everything

Everything is a search engine to locate files and folders by name instantly.
It uses the Master File Table of the NTFS volume to build its database, which means that the results are almost instant as it doesn’t have to go out and scour your hard drive. Way faster than the built in Windows search

KeyTweak

KeyTweak allows you to remap any key on your keyboard to any other key, or even to disable keys altogether. Options are limitless, and have your keyboard execute commands efficiently.

MSI Afterburner

MSI Afterburner is a handy overclocking utility for MSI graphics cards. ONLY MSI graphic cards!  Main features include GPU/Shader/Memory clock adjustment, advanced fan speed and GPU voltage control.

GameSave Manager

GameSave Manager allows easy backup, restore and transfer your gamesaves. No longer do you need to manually track through all of the those different directories to backup/restore/transfer your gamesaves. This makes it great for those who like to share gamesave progress with friends/family, format frequently, paranoid about data loss.

CrystalDiskInfo

CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which supports a part of USB connection and Intel RAID. CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD health monitoring utility. It displays basic HDD information, monitors S.M.A.R.T. values, and disk temperature. Its a good idea to run this every couple of months to make sure your drives aren’t gonna fail on you.

FreeFileSync

FreeFileSync is a free and open-source program used for file synchronization. It works by comparing one or multiple folders on their content, date or file size and subsequently synchronizing the content according to user-defined settings.

Display Driver Uninstaller

Display Driver Uninstaller is a graphics driver removal tool that helps remove all remnants of AMD, Nvidia, and Intel graphics card drivers. After swapping video cards, this is an excellent tool to clean up the mess.

Unlocker

Administrative access required? This ALWAYS happens to me when swapping hard drives. Unlocker performs well in solving “cannot delete files”, “access is denied”, “The file is in use by another program or user”, or “There has been a sharing violation” problems. With IObit Unlocker, you can manage all your files the way you want

Wallpaper Engine

Yes I said it, Wallpaper Engine. Everybody’s PC need some kind of beautiful or stunning live wallpapers on your desktop. Animate your own images to create new wallpapers or import videos/websites and share them on Steam Workshop!