Irfanview: a fast and free image editor. I use it everyday.
Paint.net: it’s a great, powerful image editor. I use it frequently at work.
Tag & Rename: the ultimate music file editor. i use it everyday.
WordPress: this website is a product of WordPress. I use it everyday.
Foobar2000 is a great audio player
Chrome is the fastest and most versatile web browser.
Firefox is another fast and versatile web browser with a plethora of extensions and plug-ins.
Exact Audio Copy is the CD ripper that gives you an exact copy of the CD including gaps between the tracks.
Filezilla: available as free and paid. the best FTP utility.
Everything searches your computer for whatever you need. I understand that the next update to Windows 10 may include the same functionality built in to the start menu.
Ninite is a web based utility that installs what you need (and nothing more) on your new computer
VirtualDJ is the most versatile and powerful DJ software.
Revo Uninstaller cleans applications off your hard drive that you no longer need (there are free and Pro paid versions). This utility does a much better job than the built in Windows uninstaller.
Audacity is a free audio utility.
dBPoweramp is the Swiss Army Knife for audio files: conversion, ripping, and more…