Pixelated Pathways

๐Ÿšง !WIP

This page is a WIP (work in progress) and is a bit disorganized and all over the place. Bear with me, I am working on this.

Welcome to "Pixelated Pathways!" The go-to place for internet stuff. Some links, some guides and some spider webs. I like free stuff and open-source stuff, so most of what is included on this page carries these attributes.

NOTE: Although this page mostly consists of unordered style lists, there had been thought and effort put into them so you can say they are somewhat curated, so work your way through from start > finish.

Created by Dietz
Message me on Discord @ dietz_r

Last Updated: January 30, 2024
VISIT the MIRROR ~ it's prettier!

ALSO: View my Github Repos for some useful and handy stuff: https://github.com/Courage-1984

๐Ÿ“ Table of Contents

  1. ๐Ÿ’ฏ Purpose
  2. ๐Ÿ”ฌ Epic Knowledge Bases
  3. ๐Ÿ“š Awesome Lists / Collections of Lists
  4. ๐Ÿ“‘ Other Awesome "Rentry's" (pages like this)
  5. ๐Ÿ”’ Privacy / Anonymity / Security
    1. ๐Ÿ’ฌ Privacy Focused Messengers
    2. ๐Ÿ’ณ Fake Data
      1. Temp Mail
      2. Credit Card Generator
      3. Profile Generator
      4. misc
  6. ๐Ÿ•ธ๏ธ OSINT
  7. ๐ŸชŸ Windows Optimization, Customization & Privacy
    1. ๐Ÿ™ Ricing
    2. ๐ŸชŸ My Ricing Recommendations Windows 10
    3. ๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ Misc
    4. ๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Windows Files
    5. ๐Ÿ“ฆ Windows Package Managers
  8. โš™๏ธ PC Software
    1. โ€ผ๏ธ Top Picks
    2. ๐Ÿงฉ Extensions Top Picks
    3. ๐Ÿ“œ Scripts
    4. ๐Ÿฅˆ Honorable Mentions
    5. ๐Ÿ““ Software Guides
  9. ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Online Tools
    1. ๐Ÿ“‡ Tool Indexes
    2. ๐Ÿ”ง Most Useful
    3. ๐Ÿ“ File Converters
    4. ๐Ÿ“š Article + Paywall Bypass
    5. โœ๏ธ text / char stuff
    6. ๐Ÿ”Ž Search Engines
    7. ๐Ÿ”€ Generators
    8. ๐ŸŽฆ Screenshot Websites
    9. โ™ป๏ธ HTML to PDF
    10. โŒจ๏ธ Learn to Type
    11. โœจ Online Image Edit / Manipulation
      1. ๐ŸŒ  Quick & Dirty
        1. ๐ŸŸฃ Image Color Transfer / Color Grading
      2. ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Extensive Editors
    12. ๐Ÿค– AI
      1. Prompts
      2. Image & Video Generation
    13. ๐Ÿ”ง Other Lists of Online Tools
      1. ๐Ÿงฐ Tool Hubs
      2. โŒจ๏ธ Lists of Resources for Developers & Designers
  10. ๐Ÿ’พ Saving Digital Legacy
    1. 1. Rare Files | The Lost Media Wiki
    2. 2. Start Here
    3. 3. Guides
    4. 4. Subreddits
    5. 5. Media / Data Rippers
    6. 6. Archives
    7. 7. TORRENTS
    8. 8. Scene Metadata Search Engine
    9. 9. Media / Data Sources
    10. Paste & Host Services
  11. ๐ŸŽต Music
    1. ๐ŸŽถ Music Hoarders Community
    2. ๐Ÿ“€ Orpheus / RED / What-CD "Interview Prep"
    3. Trackers
    4. unreleased & leaked
    5. mixtapes
    6. site streaming rippers
    7. Internet Archive Collections
  12. ๐Ÿ“บ YouTube
    1. ๐ŸŽž๏ธ YouTube Tools & Metadata
    2. ๐Ÿ“ผ YouTube Channels
  13. ๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Metadata
    1. ๐ŸŽฌ Movie/TV Metadata
    2. ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Music Metadata
  14. ๐Ÿ’ป Dev Stuff
    1. ๐Ÿ† Best Fucking Site
    2. ๐ŸŒ Amazing Site Designs / Dev Portfolios
    3. ๐Ÿ†š Customize VS Code
    4. ๐Ÿชฃ VS Code Extensions
    5. ๐Ÿšˆ Public APIs
    6. ๐Ÿ˜Ž Cool Stuff
  15. ๐ŸŒŸ Interesting Stuff
    1. ๐Ÿ’ก Interesting Websites
    2. ๐Ÿง‘ Interesting People with Useful Stuff
    3. ๐Ÿ“– Interesting Reads (possibly Important)
    4. ๐ŸŒŒ Interesting Miscellaneous
  16. ๐Ÿ‡ท Subreddits
  17. Adblock Lists Dump
  18. Userscripts Dump
  19. ๐Ÿ““ Guides
    1. yt-dlp
  21. ๐Ÿšฃ Activities
  22. ๐Ÿ—„๏ธ Topics
    1. ๐Ÿ•ธ๏ธ DeepWeb2.0
    2. ๐Ÿ“ถ VPN
  23. ๐Ÿง Link Dump
  24. Recommended Games
  25. Recommended Anime
  26. NewSection
  27. NewSection
  28. NewSection

๐Ÿ’ฏ Purpose

I would say that for me, the purpose of this page is to share information and links and to also act as a point of quick reference if you need something. Everything (well most) of what is included on this page I have used and or are using, so I would say that it is somewhat curated by experience.

The info/links on this page is semi organized (what's included and what I want to still implement is very broad so this becomes a bit difficult) but I would suggest either Use the "Table of Contents" to see and quickly navigate to what you want or take some time and explore the entire page! (You never know you might end up learning something new or discover something useful!)

๐Ÿ”ฌ Epic Knowledge Bases

  • Links - sizeof(cat) - These links are provided as a convenience to assist you in the search for information since search engines are completely fucked up!
  • My Knowledge Wiki - This is my personal wiki where I share everything I know about this world in form of an online wiki
  • Learn Anything - Learn Anything - I want to learn
  • The More You Know - A list of things that you should know, especially during this day and age.
  • Warren - Links to lose yourself in, curated from HN and other sources
  • the Curricula - the Curricula, search for something to learn

๐Ÿ“š Awesome Lists / Collections of Lists

An awesome list is a list of awesome things curated by the community.

Here is the top-level lists of Awesome Lists:
All Awesome Lists - All the Awesome lists on GitHub.
bookmarks - Public Repositories matching this topic "bookmarks".
Main Repository - Serves as a curated list of awesome lists.๐Ÿ˜ŽAwesome lists about all kinds of interesting topics.
Project-Awesome - Curated list of awesome lists.
Awesome Awesomeness - A curated list of amazingly awesome awesomeness.
More Awesome - An extensive list of "awesome" lists to help you find resources and starting points on every topic.
Curated Lists - [DEPRECATED] A curated list of curated lists.

Awesome Lists Tools:

  • Awesome Search - AwesomeSearch makes you find what you want in awesome lists more quickly.
  • StumbleUponAwesome - Discover random pages from the Awesome dataset using a browser extension.
  • Awesome CLI - A simple command line tool to give you a fancy command line interface to dive into Awesome lists.
  • Awesome Viewer - A visualizer for all of the above Awesome lists.
  • Track Awesome List - View the latest updates of Awesome lists.
  • Awesome Languages to Discover - Discover the most awesome repositories and projects of your favorite languages.

Curated List of Curated Lists based on open source projects, developer tools, frameworks, libraries, software, languages and resources:

  • list-of-lists A meta list of lists of useful open source projects and developer tools
  • Awesome all A curated list of awesome lists of awesome frameworks, libraries and software
  • Awesome awesome A curated list of curated lists of libraries, resources and shiny things for various languages
  • awesome-awesomes Awesome collection of awesome lists of libraries, tools, frameworks and software for any programming language
  • awesome-awesome A curated list of awesome curated lists! Inspired by inspiration
  • awesome-awesome Awesome collection of awesome lists

Some Awesome Lists to mention:

Now onto other Collections of Lists:

Public Pages Exploration:

๐Ÿ“‘ Other Awesome "Rentry's" (pages like this)

Rentry Backup

If "Rentry" doesn't load, access the backup by changing the .co to .org in the link. (or other way around).

Rentry URL
Haunt's Site List https://rentry.co/u234qq
Cool Websites https://rentry.co/cool_websites
FMHY Guides https://rentry.co/fmhy-guides
Firehawk52 Guide - Saving Digital Legacy https://rentry.co/firehawk52
The Piracy Glossary https://rentry.org/The-Piracy-Glossary
Beginners Guide to Piracy https://rentry.org/Piracy-BG
๐Ÿ“œ โžœ Megathread https://rentry.co/megathread
CHAMPAGNE PIRACY WIKI https://rentry.org/champagne_wiki
Pirated Games Mega Thread https://rentry.org/pgames
Divolt.xyz Discover https://rentry.org/divolt
Slav Art Beginner Information https://rentry.org/slavart
Friendly Windows Thread Paste https://rentry.co/fwt
Download Windows Install Media https://rentry.co/fwtdwnl
Installing Windows for Retards https://rentry.co/windows_for_retards
Optimize-Offline: Guide - Windows Debloating Tool https://rentry.co/mdl-optimize-guide
Offline Imaging & Optimization Guide https://rentry.co/ltsc_optimize
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๐Ÿ”’ Privacy / Anonymity / Security

it is paramount

  • Privacy Guides Your Independent Privacy and Security Resource. The guide to restoring your online privacy.
  • Privacy Tools Privacy Tools: Fight Mass Surveillance with Encryption - Best Privacy Tools & Software Guide
  • Cover Your Tracks See how trackers view your browser
  • Awesome Windows privacy A list of awesome tools, documentation and scripts for better privacy on Microsoft Windows
  • r/privacy Privacy & Freedom in the Information Age
  • PRISM Break Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore, and Tempora
  • Mine The Future of Data Ownership - Mine allows you to discover where your personal data is, and reduce your online exposure to minimize digital risks.
  • Just Delete Me A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.
  • Just Get My Data A directory of direct links for you to obtain your data from web services.
  • deletefacebook Delete Facebook Guide.
  • Proton A better internet starts with privacy and freedom - Take control of your data with end-to-end encryption.
  • Tor Project Defend yourself against tracking and surveillance. Circumvent censorship.
  • DEDA DEDA - tracking Dots Extraction, Decoding and Anonymisation toolkit.
  • r/antivirus For all of your Antivirus Needs.
  • Official Malware Removal Guide SUGGESTED READING Official Malware Removal Guide
  • Alternative Internet A collection of interesting new networks and tech aiming at decentralisation (in some form).
  • Let's Block It! Remove low-quality content and useless nags, focus on what matters. Make the web yours again with this collection of community-owned content filters.
  • **

๐Ÿ’ฌ Privacy Focused Messengers

  • Signal An unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all of the features you expect.
  • Element A secure communications platform built around you.
  • Jami Jami is a free/libre, end-to-end encrypted, and private communication software.
  • Briar Censorship-resistant peer-to-peer messaging that bypasses centralized servers.
  • **

๐Ÿ’ณ Fake Data

Temp / Fake data to use. Could be useful for Dev purposes, Online Obfuscation, and Activity / Profile / Identity Segregation.

Temp Mail
Credit Card Generator
  • Namsogen Random Credit Card Number Generator for Testing and Development
  • BIN Validate, Verify, Check, Calculate & Generate BIN
  • Article SOLVED - Can someone explain how these BIN numbers are generated or how they work?
Profile Generator

๐Ÿ•ธ๏ธ OSINT

๐ŸชŸ Windows Optimization, Customization & Privacy

Windows privacy, security, performance, productivity and customization. Windows settings, features and utilities. Block spying, tracking and telemetry on Windows. Remove Bloatware and monitor your Windows. become a SUPER-USER!

๐Ÿ™ Ricing

  • Ricing Guide Making visual improvements and customization to your desktop and/or phone that can simplify your desktop environment but (generally) are completely pointless.
  • Nanami-tan Github Repo Ricing resource and index of helpful links
  • Nanami-tan Github Page Win 7 Ricing resource and index of helpful links

the above 3 links may be a bit out-dated but can still be very useful and informative. A lot of the stuff in the Win 7 page can still be applied to Win 10

๐ŸชŸ My Ricing Recommendations Windows 10


Make a habit of creating System Restore Points often when Ricing (Implementing the stuff in this section)

Windows Optimization:

  • Remove the language indicator Permanently remove language indicator from the taskbar.
  • Fix search indexing Start menu will search through files and file contents.
  • Keyboard shortcuts in Windows Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide an alternative way to do something that youโ€™d typically do with a mouse.
  • Keyboard shortcuts in Firefox Keyboard shortcuts - Perform common Firefox tasks quickly
  • Fix problems that block programs from being installed or removed The Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter helps you automatically repair issues when you're blocked from installing or removing programs. It also fixes corrupted registry keys.
  • Custom Windows Icons Have a look at what is posted here. I really like the "Paper" icon set.
  • Chris Titus Tech's Windows Utility Install Programs, Tweaks, Fixes, and Updates
  • Sophia Script for Windows The most powerful PowerShell module on GitHub for fine-tuning Windows 10 & Windows 11
    Some useful Registry Keys:
  • Add Take Ownership to Context Menu How to Add Take Ownership to Context Menu in Windows 10.
  • Show more details in Details pane of File Explorer Show more details in Details pane of File Explorer
  • Pin Files to Start on Windows 10 Enable the ability to Pin Files to Start on Windows 10 through the context menu.
  • Enable Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10 How to Enable Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10 and possibly set as default.
  • Disable Windows Web Search in Start Disable Windows Web Search Using a Registry Key
  • Remove the Folders From โ€œThis PCโ€ How to Remove the Folders From โ€œThis PCโ€ on Windows 10

  • Windows Customization:**
  • Microsoft PowerToys Windows system utilities to maximize productivity
  • 7+ Taskbar Tweaker Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options. Adapt the taskbar to your workflow, not the other way around.
  • ExplorerPatcher This project aims to enhance the working environment on Windows
  • OldNewExplorer OldNewExplorer is the Windows 10 (and Windows 8.1, and 8) shell extension / tweaker which can undo "improvements" to file browsing made in newer Windows version.
  • StartIsBack Real start menu for Windows 8 and Windows 10. Start menu is back and it's better than ever. Get the most useful shell enhancement for Windows 10 now!
  • Mactype Better font rendering, includes version for W7 and W10 (also works on 8.1). Follow the instructions to install.
  • AutoHotkey The ultimate automation scripting language for Windows.. AutoHotKey is a fantastic hotkey tool, and for ricing it can do a few very helpful jobs like making hotkeys to certain programs, tiling, removing taskbar/titlebar icons and hiding titlebars.
  • My custom AHK Some useful custom AHK. Read the Readme.
  • QTTabBar Adds a lot more functionality to Explorer, including tabs, hotkeys and alternative navigation panes.
  • Icaros Icaros is a collection of lightweight, high quality, Windows Shell Extensions. Windows Explorer- thumbnails and properties for basically any file type.
  • MPC-BE Media Player Classic - BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows.
  • foobar2000 foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
  • ClamAV ClamAVยฎ is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.
  • Windows Terminal What is Windows Terminal?
  • Mac Mouse Pointer Guide How To Get Mac Mouse Pointer (Cursor) In Windows 10
  • macOS Sierra Retina cursors macOS Sierra Retina cursors
  • ElCapitan cursors Updated ElCapitan cursors
    ElCapitan cursors is smaller but the macOS Sierra Retina cursors is much cleaner!
  • Dracula One theme. All platforms.
  • Discover Customization on DeviantArt Download custom skins and assets to personalize your day-to-day tools and applications.

  • Online Url and File Analyses:**
  • VirusTotal Analyse suspicious files, domains, IPs and URLs to detect malware and other breaches
  • Hybrid Analysis Free Automated Malware Analysis Service. This is a free malware analysis service for the community that detects and analyzes unknown threats using a unique Hybrid Analysis technology.
  • Cloudflare Radar URL Scanner Understand the security, performance, technology, and network details of a URL with a publicly shareable report.
  • Jotti's malware scan Jotti's malware scan is a free service that lets you scan suspicious files with several anti-virus programs.

  • Windows Privacy:**
  • O&O ShutUp10++ Free antispy tool for Windows 10 and 11
  • O&O AppBuster Bust Apps you do not want!
  • WPD WPD is the most convenient way to configure various privacy settings in Windows
  • WindowsSpyBlocker Block spying and tracking on Windows
  • privatezilla Performs a privacy & security check of Windows 10
  • optimizer The finest Windows Optimizer
  • Privacy is sexy Enforce privacy & security on Windows, macOS and Linux
  • SophiApp The most powerful open source tweaker on GitHub for fine-tuning Windows 10 & Windows 11
  • Bulk Crap Uninstaller Remove large amounts of unwanted applications

  • arkenfox:**
  • arkenfox Github arkenfox Github user profile
  • arkenfox Home arkenfox user-js wiki
  • arkenfox Extensions arkenfox Extensions

๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ Misc

  • System Tools, Hardware Tools, Windows ISOs, Customization System Tools, Hardware Tools, Windows ISOs, Customization
  • Eylenburg's Tech Website Detailed Comparisons of OS's, Browsers, Environments and Services
  • Open-Shell A collection of utilities bringing back classic features to Windows.
  • KMS_VL_ALL_AIO Right click this link and save as KMS_VL_ALL_AIO.cmd. The BEST windows and office activator.
  • Sysinternals Suite The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools
  • Process Explorer Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded
  • QuickMon QuickMon is a simple monitoring and alerting tool. It allows you to monitor and alert on various resources/services locally or remotely.
  • Winaero Tweaker It is an all-in-one application that comes with dozens of options for fine-grained tuning of various Windows settings and features
  • Blackbird Windows privacy, security and performance
  • QuickBoost Automated Windows 10 / 11 Tweaking Utility
  • Pegasun System Utilities Maximize PC performance and battery life
  • JetBrains Mono A free and open source typeface for developers
  • Couleur Tweak Tips Couleur Tweak Tips - a comprehensive aggregation of useful resources for enthusiasts looking to expand their toolchain of programs and adopt good practices to enhance the quality of life in daily computer use and video production.
  • CTT Wiki Couleur Tweak Tips documentation hosted on GitHub Pages using Material for MkDocs
  • Couleur Tweak Tips Ongoing Projects Couleur Tweak Tips Ongoing Projects
  • **

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Windows Files

  • TechBench Get your windows and office ISOs here.
  • files List of files by Microsoftยฎ

๐Ÿ“ฆ Windows Package Managers

  • Ninite Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once
  • Chocolatey The package manager for Windows

โš™๏ธ PC Software

Some context: I use Windows 10, so the following software works on Windows. Although, they might also be available for other operating systems. Don't judge too hard, I am considering Linux. Most software listed, if not all, is free!

โ€ผ๏ธ Top Picks

  • open FWTRA in a new window to see Friendly Windows Thread Recommended apps
  • voidtools "Everything" Windows Desktop Search Engine
  • ClipClip clipboard management software for Windows
  • JDownloader 2 open-source download management tool
  • CrystalDiskInfo A HDD/SSD utility software which supports a part of USB, Intel RAID and NVMe
  • WinDirStat Windows disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool
  • WizTree Disk Space Analyzer
  • qBittorrent open-source BitTorrent client
  • Firefox browser
  • 7-Zip file archiver with a high compression ratio
  • Jocys-com Clock Clock for WINDOWS
  • Bulk Rename Utility File Renaming Utility for Windows
  • f.lux makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day
  • Plex home media server
  • Plexamp Plexamp is a free app that lets you create a personalized music player with your own library
  • Malwarebytes malware removal and protection software
  • Speccy advanced system information tool for your PC
  • Sumatra PDF PDF, eBook (epub, mobi), comic book (cbz/cbr), DjVu, XPS, CHM, image viewer for Windows
  • MakeMKV format converter, otherwise called "transcoder"
  • MediaInfo convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files
  • WinMerge Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows
  • VLC open source cross-platform multimedia player
  • ^ Also check out this repo: VLC Shuffle Playlist for "Shuffle Playlist" VLC addon.
  • MPC-BE open source audio and video player for Windows
  • mpv a free, open source, and cross-platform media player for the command line
  • Potplayer a media player
  • Audacity audio editing and recording app
  • MP3TAG universal tag editor
  • MusicBrainz Picard cross-platform music tagger powered by the MusicBrainz database
  • Spek open source spectrogram viewer
  • CUETools suite of tools for lossless audio/CUE sheet format conversion and verification
  • foobar2000 foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform.
  • MusicBee The Ultimate Music Manager and Player
  • Soulseek file sharing network
  • Nicotine+ a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer network
  • MP3val tool for checking MPEG audio files' integrity, also able to fix problems
  • MP3 Diags identify issues with MP3 files, fix some of the issues and make other changes
  • Lossless Audio Checker utility to check whether a WAVE or FLAC file is truly lossless or not
    ^note: lossless audio checker does not tell you if a file is "truly lossless", it tries its best to "look at" the spectrogram and deduce if it's lossy or not but it should be used with caution as it can be inept
  • AudioTester64 checks if the audio will play without issue and it's not only a partly downloaded file
    ^more info: Check integrity of audio files
    โˆจnote: if you want to check flac files it can be done with the official flac cli directly and the test argument
  • official flac cli command-line tools and libaries for FLAC files
  • ShareX Screen capture, file sharing and productivity tool
  • Snipaste powerful snipping tool
  • TeraCopy Copy your files faster and more securely
  • Volumeยฒ advanced Windows volume control
  • OBS Studio open source software for video recording and live streaming
  • Send Anywhere file transfer service, send between devices
  • LibreOffice free and powerful office suite
  • Bitwarden password manager
  • LMMS free, open source music production tool
  • Voicemeeter virtual audio mixing console, able to manage every audio sources and audio points
  • yt-dlp Command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and other video sites. Check out my guide at the bottom of the page.
  • wget command-line utility for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols
  • FFmpeg A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video
  • aria2 lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility
  • ExifTool Read, Write and Edit Meta Information
  • Oxipng Multithreaded PNG optimizer, this is for losslessly optimizing png files and optionally removing tags from them
  • gallery-dl Command-line program to download image galleries and collections from several image hosting sites
  • gallery-dl man page gallery-dl - download image-galleries and -collections - man page help
  • croc secure and easy data transfer, p2p e2ee, but must trust other enough to see your ip to use
  • TeamViewer Remote Secure remote access
  • MW Metadata A quick way to gather all the metadata about a video, playlist, or channel from the YouTube API
  • Visual Studio Code Code editing
  • Notepad++ source code editor and Notepad replacement
  • jpegview fast and highly configurable viewer/editor for JPEG, BMP, PNG, WEBP, TGA, GIF and TIFF images with a minimal GUI. Basic on-the-fly image processing is provided - allowing adjusting typical parameters as sharpness, color balance, rotation, perspective, contrast and local under-/overexposure.
  • AutoHotkey The ultimate automation scripting language for Windows.
  • Mouse Wheel Accelerator Mouse Wheel Accelerator improves the wheel scroll in windows towards dynamic smooth iPhone-like scrolling.
  • HandBrake Open Source Video Transcoder
  • Discord Your Place to Talk and Hang Out
  • Warframe Warframe is a free-to-play action role-playing third-person shooter multiplayer online game.
  • Epic Games Launcher Epic Games Launcher From the Epic Games Store
  • Steam Steam is the ultimate destination for playing, discussing, and creating games.
  • Node-js Node.jsยฎ is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment.
  • Python Python is powerful... and fast; plays well with others; runs everywhere; is friendly & easy to learn; is Open.
  • Ruby A dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write.
  • Git Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
  • XAMPP XAMPP is a free and open-source cross-platform web server solution stack package developed by Apache Friends, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.
  • Insomnia Start building, designing, testing better APIs through spec-first development driven by an APIOps CI/CD pipelines.
  • DaVinci Resolve DaVinci Resolve is a color grading, color correction, visual effects, and audio post-production video editing application.
  • OpenShot OpenShot Video Editor is a free and open-source video editor.
  • speedtest-cli Command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net
  • **

๐Ÿงฉ Extensions Top Picks

  • AdNauseam obfuscate browsing data and protect users from tracking by advertising networks
  • TrackMeNot periodically issues randomized search-queries to popular search engines - creates obfuscation
  • FastForward bypass annoying link shorteners
  • uBlock Origin An efficient content & ad blocker
  • Ghostery Ad Blocker & Privacy Browsing
  • DuckDuckGo privacy protection for your browser
  • Bitwarden password manager
  • ImprovedTube enrich your video experience & enable your content selection
  • Return YouTube Dislike shows you dislikes on Youtube
  • DeArrow crowdsourcing better titles and thumbnails on YouTube
  • Imagus show full-sized images/videos on mouse hover
  • ColorZilla Color Picker, Eye Dropper, Gradient Generator and many additional advanced color tools
  • Most Recent Tab adds a keyboard shortcut to switch back to your most recently selected tab
  • Awesome Screenshot Screen Recorder and Screen Capture
  • FireShot Website Screenshots and Annotations
  • Linkclump Linkclump for Firefox, allows you to open multiple links at once by dragging a window around all the links
  • Linkclump Linkclump for Chrome, allows you to open multiple links at once by dragging a window around all the links
  • Violentmonkey An open source userscript manager
  • Dark Reader enable Dark Mode on websites
  • SponsorBlock open-source crowdsourced browser extension and open API for skipping sponsor segments in YouTube videos
  • Translate Web Pages Translate your page in real time using Google or Yandex
  • Save Page WE Save a complete web page (as currently displayed) as a single HTML file that can be opened in any browser. Save a single page, multiple selected pages or a list of page URLs.
  • ClearURLs This extension will automatically remove tracking elements from URLs to help protect your privacy when browsing through the internet.
  • Decentraleyes Protects you against tracking through "free", centralized, content delivery.
  • NoScript Security Suite Allow potentially malicious web content to run only from sites you trust.
  • Reddit Random Redirect A lightweight Firefox extension that instantly transports you to a random subreddit with a single click.
  • StumbleUponAwesome A browser extension that takes you to a random site from one of the awesome curated lists. Like good ol' StumbleUpon, for developers, tech & science lovers.
  • FireShot Performs full page screen capture.
  • User Agent Switcher and Manager The "User-Agent Switcher and Manager" extension allows you to alter your browser's User-Agent string, which is used by web servers to provide content to you.
  • Youtube Volume Scroll Browser Extension that enable scrolling mousewheel to control volume on Youtube and Youtube Music.
  • Tab Preview On Hover Adds on-hover tab preview to Firefox (requires CSS theme).
  • Export Cookies WebExtension to export cookies to a Netscape format cookies.txt file.
  • Magnifying Glass Convert your mouse cursor to a high-quality magnifying glass.
  • Open in Browser Offers the possibility to display documents in the browser window.
  • Behind The Overlay One button to close any overlay on any website
  • Fake Filler Fake Filler is the quickest way to fill all inputs on a page with fake data.
  • ffckoverlays Right-click any overlay to remove it.
  • Link to Text Fragment Browser extension that allows for linking to arbitrary text fragments.
  • PopUpOFF Popup and overlay blocker
  • Smart Referer Intelligent referer handling for increased browsing privacy
  • Canvas Fingerprint Defender Defending against canvas fingerprinting by reporting a fake value.
  • CanvasBlocker A Firefox extension to protect from being fingerprinted.
  • Multi-Account Containers Firefox Multi-Account Containers lets you keep parts of your online life separated into color-coded tabs that preserve your privacy. Cookies are separated by container, allowing you to use the web with multiple identities or accounts simultaneously.
  • Dracula Dark theme Dracula Dark theme
  • Dracula Dark Theme Official Dracula theme for firefox.
  • Dracula Dark Theme 2 Dark theme from color.firefox.com
  • Google Unlocked Google Unlocked browser extension uncensor google search results
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๐Ÿ“œ Scripts

๐Ÿฅˆ Honorable Mentions

  • Org Mode A GNU Emacs major mode for keeping notes, authoring documents, computational notebooks, literate programming, maintaining to-do lists, planning projects, and more โ€” in a fast and effective plain text system
  • Qalculate! a multi-purpose cross-platform desktop calculator
  • Jekyll Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs
  • Maloja Self-hosted music scrobble database to create personal listening statistics and charts
  • Seagate USB External drive diagnostics testing your Seagate hard drive
  • Enhanced Image-Colour-Transfer-2 A Further Enhanced Implementation of the Colour Transfer Method proposed by E Reinhard et al
  • DontBugMe allows you to easily use credentials from BugMeNot.com on any page
  • Divolt Divolt
  • Divolt Desktop Revolt Desktop App, rebuilt for Divolt.
  • ytdl-sub Automate downloading and metadata generation with YoutubeDL
  • DiscordChatExporter Exports Discord chat logs to a file
  • ImHex A Hex Editor for Reverse Engineers, Programmers and people who value their retinas when working at 3 AM.
  • ImHex Web Free Online Hex Editor for Reverse Engineers
  • Obsidian Obsidian is the private and flexible writing app that adapts to the way you think.
  • MASSCAN MASSCAN: Mass IP port scanner - TCP port scanner, spews SYN packets asynchronously, scanning entire Internet in under 5 minutes.
  • RedditToMarkdown Export Reddit Post and comments to a markdown format
  • OurResearch We make tools that make research more open.
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๐Ÿ““ Software Guides

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Online Tools

The online world is a vast place and you need to understand that you can almost achieve anything you need to do online with ease and a lot of the time for free as well. The possibilities are endless!

๐Ÿ“‡ Tool Indexes

๐Ÿ”ง Most Useful

Online Url and File Analyses:

  • VirusTotal Analyse suspicious files, domains, IPs and URLs to detect malware and other breaches
  • Hybrid Analysis Free Automated Malware Analysis Service. This is a free malware analysis service for the community that detects and analyzes unknown threats using a unique Hybrid Analysis technology.
  • Cloudflare Radar URL Scanner Understand the security, performance, technology, and network details of a URL with a publicly shareable report.
  • Jotti's malware scan Jotti's malware scan is a free service that lets you scan suspicious files with several anti-virus programs.


๐Ÿ“ File Converters

  • CloudConvert CloudConvert is an online file converter.
  • Convertio Convert your files to any format
  • FreeConvert Easily convert files from one format to another, online.
  • Converter365 Free online converter for 1000+ formats

๐Ÿ“š Article + Paywall Bypass

โœ๏ธ text / char stuff

๐Ÿ”Ž Search Engines

  • Google you know this one
  • DuckDuckGo DuckDuckGo is an independent Internet privacy company that aims to make getting privacy simple and accessible for everyone.
  • Yandex Russian search engine
  • SearXNG SearXNG is a free internet metasearch engine which aggregates results from more than 70 search services. Users are neither tracked nor profiled.
  • Startpage Startpage is a private search engine. Protect your privacy, one search at a time.
  • opendirsearch Open Directory Search Tool
  • TinEye Reverse Image Search Find where images appear online.
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๐Ÿ”€ Generators

๐ŸŽฆ Screenshot Websites

  • screen-guru Take clean screenshot of any websites
  • Screenshot Guru Take beautiful, high-resolution screen captures of websites and tweets

โ™ป๏ธ HTML to PDF

  • HTML to PDF Convert web pages or HTML files to PDF documents
  • HTML to PDF Convert web pages to PDF documents with high accuracy
  • PrintFriendly Make web pages printer-friendly and convert just about any file to/from PDF, and then edit or sign your document right here. PDF Tools for Documents and Web Pages.
  • web2pdfconvert Convert Web Page to PDF for Free Online - #1 Web to PDF Converter
  • webtopdf Convert Web to PDF Online Free

โŒจ๏ธ Learn to Type

  • typings Great tool to learn to type. NOT WORKING LAST I CHECKED
  • Typing Practice Learn to Type Faster
  • ZType Typing Game - Type to Shoot
  • Monkeytype A minimalistic, customizable typing test
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โœจ Online Image Edit / Manipulation

๐ŸŒ  Quick & Dirty
๐ŸŸฃ Image Color Transfer / Color Grading
๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Extensive Editors
  • Cutout-Pro AI powered Visual Design Platform, perform various tasks on image/video backgrounds
  • IMAGEamigo Advanced Image Processing For Everyone, Free Automatic Online Photo Editing & Processing
  • Imageonline-co Free online image editing tools
  • iLoveIMG The fastest free web app for easy image modification.
  • PhotoRetrica Photo Editor Online, Edit your images like a PRO with a full set of tools in one place!
  • Pixlr Free Online AI Photo Editor, Image Generator & Design tool
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๐Ÿค– AI

Image & Video Generation
  • Stable Diffusion Online Create free AI generated images - Stable Diffusion Online
  • NightCafe Creator Create free AI generated images - Create Something Amazing
  • BasedLabs Generate Videos from Images for Free - AI video powerhouse and community
  • dreamlike Free AI Art Generator, AI Art Maker
  • Dream by WOMBO AI Powered Artwork Tool
  • artbreeder Generate AI Images
  • Leonardo-ai Create production-quality visual assets for your projects with unprecedented quality, speed, and style-consistency.
  • picsart Generate images with AI
  • Craiyon Free AI image generator: Create AI Art
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๐Ÿ”ง Other Lists of Online Tools

๐Ÿงฐ Tool Hubs

The following hubs/lists are curated for Developers and Designers but even if that's not you, you still might find something awesome!

Description URL
WebDevHub NOT WORKING LAST I CHECKED https://webdevhub.herokuapp.com/
Addy's Toolkit โ€ข Web Dev & Design Resources โ€“ Curated tools & resources for people who make websites https://toolkit.addy.codes/
List Of Tools For Web Developers - Isotropic https://isotropic.co/isotropic-tools/
84+ Curated Web Dev Tools 2021 - InTab https://intab.io/resources/
Free for developers https://free-for.dev/#/
Track Free for Dev (ripienaar/free-for-dev) Updates Daily - Track Awesome List https://www.trackawesomelist.com/ripienaar/free-for-dev/
Free Developer Stuff https://freestuff.dev/
Handy Tools and Apps for Designers - Awwwards https://www.awwwards.com/awwwards/collections/tools-apps-platforms-worth-trying/
GitHub - ripienaar/free-for-dev: A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev https://github.com/ripienaar/free-for-dev
GitHub - bradtraversy/design-resources-for-developers: Curated list of design and UI resources from stock photos, web templates, CSS frameworks, UI libraries, tools and much more https://github.com/bradtraversy/design-resources-for-developers
Curating the web for developers, designers, makers, and creatives - SaaS Surf https://saassurf.com/
Find Open Source By Searching, Browsing and Combining 174,966 Topics Across 59 Categories And 6,024,846 Projects https://awesomeopensource.com/
GitHub - goabstract/Awesome-Design-Tools: The best design tools and plugins for everything ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://github.com/goabstract/Awesome-Design-Tools
HERE's a list of free platforms you need for your next project! : web_design https://www.reddit.com/r/web_design/comments/uq18cp/heres_a_list_of_free_platforms_you_need_for_your/
HEREโ€™s a list of free platforms you need for your next project! (Part-2) : web_design https://www.reddit.com/r/web_design/comments/wa3q65/heres_a_list_of_free_platforms_you_need_for_your/
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โŒจ๏ธ Lists of Resources for Developers & Designers

This is similar to the above entry but focuses more on Resources.

Description URL
70 Design Resources for Developers https://dev.to/codewell/70-design-resources-for-developers-34fm
100+ Free Resources for Designers and Developers https://wpacademy.pk/free-resources-for-designers-and-developers/
50 New Resources and Tools for Developers and Designers https://speckyboy.com/50-new-resources-and-tools-for-developers-and-designers/
The Ultimate List of Web Development Resources for Designers & Developers https://medium.com/web-development-resources/the-ultimate-list-of-web-development-resources-for-designers-developers-616f4547802e
Extensive List of Best Development Resources - 121 Links to Guides, Cheat Sheets and More List of Resources https://www.perssondennis.com/articles/extensive-list-of-best-development-resources-121-links-to-guides-cheat-sheets-and-more-list-of-resources
42 Fresh Tools And Resources for Developers And Designers https://www.smashingapps.com/42-fresh-tools-and-resources-for-developers-and-designers/
A Collaborative List Of 700+ Resources For Developers https://devresourc.es/
Top Free Resources for Developers https://zerotomastery.io/resources/
100+ Web Development Resources & Best Tools For Developers in 2024 https://www.websiterating.com/resources/top-100-web-development-resources/
A (Big) List of Resources for Developers https://dev.to/jacobherrington/a-list-of-resources-programmers-4gmn
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๐Ÿ’พ Saving Digital Legacy

So I got the idea for the title of this section from this page. This section is about the obtaining and archival of digital media and digital content. Some of what I put in this section has its own guides and lists so I suggest going through them to understand what you're doing and how to do it. It is also highly suggested that you go through this section in the order it is laid out!

1. Rare Files | The Lost Media Wiki

2. Start Here

  1. The Piracy Glossary
  2. Beginners Guide to Piracy
  3. Beginners Guide โ€ข freemediaheckyeah
  4. FMHY Guides
  5. EsotericaSiteList

3. Guides

4. Subreddits



5. Media / Data Rippers

  • yt-dlp A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes. Download Videos from a wide range of sites. Check out my guide at the bottom of the page.
  • FFmpeg A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
  • aria2c aria2c is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility.
  • gallery-dl Command-line program to download image galleries and collections from several image hosting sites.
  • gallery-dl man page gallery-dl - download image-galleries and -collections - man page help
  • Wget A command-line utility for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols.
  • You-Get You-Get is a tiny command-line utility to download media contents (videos, audios, images) from the Web, in case there is no other handy way to do it.
  • cobalt save what you love - a media downloader that doesn't piss you off. it's fast, friendly, and doesn't have any bullshit that modern web is filled with: no ads, trackers, or analytics.

Music Rippers

NOTE: For the most comprehensive guide visit: Firehawk52 Guide - Saving Digital Legacy


  • Slav Art Download HQ Music For Free
  • DoubleDouble Music Downloads
  • streamrip A scriptable stream downloader for Qobuz, Tidal, Deezer and SoundCloud.
  • Freyr Download songs from Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer.


Tidal rippers
HiFi (Plus) subscription required

Deezer rippers

  • Deemix Listen to and download music from Deezer. Requires account or use ARLs.

Qobuz rippers

  • qbdlX Downloads streams directly from Qobuz.

Spotify rippers

Apple Music rippers

  • gamdl Glomatico's Apple Music Downloader

Bandcamp rippers

  • bcdl Gets free to download albums from Bandcamp

SoundCloud rippers

  • scdl Soundcloud Music Downloader

6. Archives

  • Internet Archive Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
  • Wayback Machine Explore more than 860 billion web pages saved over time.
  • CachedView Google Cached Pages of Any Website
  • The-Archive The-Archive is a dedicated group of people focused on digital media archival and preservation.
  • Open Directories Subreddit Images of indexes or directories. They can be open or not. We also accept links to unprotected directories of pics, vids, music, software and otherwise interesting files.
  • T E X T F I L E S D O T C O M An Archive of txt files
  • Ghostarchive Archive a webpage for scholarly or research purposes.
  • Archive-today Archive-today is a time capsule for web pages!
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NOTE: These torrent site links are just for quick and easy access, I suggest you go through the previous "Start Here" and "Guides" sections to know which sites are safe and which sites to visit for what content!

8. Scene Metadata Search Engine

  • PreDB Scene release metadata search engine.
  • srrDB srrDB is an historical record of the warez scene.
  • pouรซt your online demoscene resource

9. Media / Data Sources

NOTE: Again, I suggest you go through the previous "Start Here" and "Guides" sections to know which sites are safe and which sites to visit for what content!




  • Redtopia Redtopia was a private music tracker that was shutdown. This repository contains torrents for downloading its content.



Paste & Host Services

Sites where you can host content for free just like this page.

  • Rentry Markdown Paste Service
  • Pastebin #1 paste tool since 2002!
  • GitHub Pages Websites for you and your projects, hosted directly from your GitHub repository.
  • PasteHTML The fastest & easiest HTML/TEXT hosting platfrom
  • Neocities Create your own free website! Neocities is a commercial web hosting service for static pages.
  • Lookimg Blazing Fast Image Hosting - Upload and Share Images, Screenshots for free.
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๐ŸŽต Music

๐ŸŽถ Music Hoarders Community

  • Music Hoarder SubReddit Home of the music hoarders and audiophiles who are looking to expand, archive or organize their music library.
  • MH Wiki Welcome to the Music Hoarders Wiki, created to support the daily conversations and activities of the hoarders.
  • COV Cover Search Engine
  • EAC for FLAC ripping How to setup Exact Audio Copy for FLAC ripping
  • cambia a tool for assessing compact disc rip logs.
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๐Ÿ“€ Orpheus / RED / What-CD "Interview Prep"


unreleased & leaked


site streaming rippers

Internet Archive Collections

๐Ÿ“บ YouTube

๐ŸŽž๏ธ YouTube Tools & Metadata

Site Use-case Link
MW Metadata A quick way to gather all the metadata about a video, playlist, or channel from the YouTube API. There's also a 'Bulk' option. secret https://mattw.io/youtube-metadata/
MW Metadata Repo Repo for MW Metadata, clone and run locally. Change code locally to unlock secret. Repo also has a very insightful wiki. https://github.com/mattwright324/youtube-metadata
YouTube Video Finder Search several resources for archived YouTube video and metadata https://findyoutubevideo.thetechrobo.ca/
YouTube Video Finder Repo Searches for lost YouTube videos in archives https://github.com/mattwright324/youtubevideofinder
filmot unlistedSearch Search unlisted videos by metadata. Find unlisted videos based on: title, channel, automatically detected language and other parameters. https://filmot.com/unlistedSearch
WatanNetwork YouTube region restriction checker Check YouTube Video Region Restrictions Online https://watannetwork.com/tools/blocked/
YouTube Subscription History With this website you can find out when you subscribed which YouTube channel. https://xxluke.de/subscription-history/
searchme cc Online Tools for Youtube https://www.searchme.cc/
lemnoslife YouTube operational API YouTube operational API works when YouTube Data API v3 fails. https://yt.lemnoslife.com/
lemnoslife YouTube operational API Example This searches Youtube for "minecraft" and returns JSON. There are other Current implemented features as well. https://yt.lemnoslife.com/search?part=id,snippet&q=minecraft&type=video,short&order=viewCount
Unlisted Videos A website for submitting, searching for, and watching unlisted YouTube videos.
No registration required. Can even search for specific channels like so: http://unlistedvideos.com/search.php?user=Username https://unlistedvideos.com/
filmot Search within YouTube subtitles https://filmot.com/
Social Blade Social Blade tracks user statistics for YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, and Twitter!
Get a deeper understanding of user growth and trends by utilizing Social Blade https://socialblade.com/
Playboard Search and analyze 16.3M YouTube channels worldwide with professional filters. https://playboard.co/en/
Listubes Browse easily the videos of your favorites youtubers. https://listubes.com/
quiteaplaylist Hidden/Deleted/Private videos in YouTube Playlists? Let's find 'em! https://quiteaplaylist.com/
VideoMentions Search YouTube to find videos that mention your brand, your product, or the topics you care about. https://videomentions.com/search
YTGREP Extract and Returns The Top Most Replay Times From Youtube Videos https://ytgrep.com/
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๐Ÿ“ผ YouTube Channels

Channel About Link
Techlore Techlore - spreading privacy and security to the masses. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs6KfncB4OV6Vug4o_bzijg
The Hated One Creating deeply researched and well-sourced essays critiquing some of the most important issues of our time in a non-partisan, non-sectarian way. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjr2bPAyPV7t35MvcgT3W8Q
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๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Metadata

Sources of media metadata

๐ŸŽฌ Movie/TV Metadata

The Movie Database (TMDB) Millions of movies, TV shows and people to discover. Explore now.
TheTVDB.com You've found the most accurate source for TV and film.
OpenSubtitles Find the right subtitles. For movies and TV shows

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Music Metadata

MusicBrainz The Open Music Encyclopedia
AllMusic Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands
Genius Song Lyrics & Knowledge
Last.fm Play music, find songs, and discover artists
Discogs Music Database and Marketplace
Awesome source for cover art:
COV Cover Search Engine
Important Plex Articles:
Metadata Agents
Adding Music Media From Folders
Adding Local Artist and Music Videos
Correcting Your Music Content Matches

๐Ÿ’ป Dev Stuff

๐Ÿ† Best Fucking Site

  1. Motherfucking Website
  2. Better Motherfucking Website
  3. Even Better Motherfucking Website
  4. The Best Motherfucking Website

๐ŸŒ Amazing Site Designs / Dev Portfolios

๐Ÿ†š Customize VS Code

๐Ÿชฃ VS Code Extensions

  • Python IntelliSense (Pylance), Linting, Debugging (Python Debugger), code formatting, refactoring, unit tests, and more.
  • Pylance A performant, feature-rich language server for Python in VS Code
  • Live Server Launch a development local Server with live reload feature for static & dynamic pages
  • Prettier - Code formatter Code formatter using prettier
  • C# Base language support for C#
  • Material Icon Theme Material Design Icons for Visual Studio Code
  • Live Share Real-time collaborative development from the comfort of your favorite tools.
  • JavaScript (ES6) code snippets Code snippets for JavaScript in ES6 syntax
  • Path Intellisense Visual Studio Code plugin that autocompletes filenames
  • ES7+ React/Redux/React-Native snippets Extensions for React, React-Native and Redux in JS/TS with ES7+ syntax. Customizable. Built-in integration with prettier.
  • .NET Install Tool This extension installs and manages different versions of the .NET SDK and Runtime.
  • Code Spell Checker Spelling checker for source code
  • Python Debugger Python Debugger extension using debugpy.
  • indent-rainbow Makes indentation easier to read
  • CSS Peek Allow peeking to css ID and class strings as definitions from html files to respective CSS. Allows peek and goto definition.
  • Rainbow CSV Highlight CSV and TSV files, Run SQL-like queries
  • Error Lens Improve highlighting of errors, warnings and other language diagnostics.
  • Bookmarks Mark lines and jump to them
  • HTML Boilerplate A basic HTML5 boilerplate snippet generator.
  • Peacock Subtly change the workspace color of your workspace. Ideal when you have multiple VS Code instances and you want to quickly identify which is which.
  • PHP All-in-One PHP support - IntelliSense, Debug, Formatter, Code Lenses, Code Fixes, Linting, Refactoring, PHPUnit Tests, Web Server, and more.
  • Composer All-in-One composer integration, quick actions, commands, automatic installation, tasks, code lenses, diagnostics, and composer.json IntelliSense.
  • PHP Profiler Support for PHP (Xdebug) profiling files and inspecting them.
  • json Json for Visual Studio Code
  • Highlight Matching Tag Highlights matching closing and opening tags
  • Prettify JSON Visual Studio Code Prettify JSON Extension
  • SynthWave '84 A Synthwave-inspired colour theme to satisfy your neon dreams
  • IntelliPHP - AI Autocomplete for PHPPreview AI-assisted development for PHP.
  • Turbo Console Log Automating the process of writing meaningful log messages.
  • Andromeda Dark theme with a taste of the universe
  • Power Mode Your code is powerful, unleash it! The extension made popular by Code in the Dark has finally made its way to VS Code.
  • colorize A vscode extension to help visualize css colors in files.
  • Custom CSS and JS Loader Custom CSS and JS for Visual Studio Code
  • CodeGPT: write and improve code using AI Use GPT3 or ChatGPT right inside the IDE to enhance and automate your coding with AI-powered assistance
  • Error Gutters Show error gutters to the right from line numbers
  • Monokai Charcoal high contrast monokai Charcoal with High Contrast frame
  • Colorful Comments Improve and Enhance your code and make it attractive by adding Colorful Comments
  • Minimalist Product Icon Theme This is a minimalist customized product icon theme
  • Sweet vscode Icons A colorful icon set for vscode
  • Warm Up - Typing test Improve your typing speed by practicing right inside your code editor. Practice with simple words or code snippets.
  • Tabs color Color any tab by right click, based on file type or based on direcory
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๐Ÿšˆ Public APIs

๐Ÿ˜Ž Cool Stuff

  • 90s Cursor Effects Old-school cursor effects for your browser built with modern JavaScript
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๐ŸŒŸ Interesting Stuff

๐Ÿ’ก Interesting Websites

Just a list of interesting, possibly useful sites.

  • The Internet map The map of the Internet
  • The Useless Web The Useless Web... because some websites, we just couldn't do without.
  • Radio Garden Explore live radio by rotating the globe. RADIO WORLDWIDE
  • QRBTF QRBTF stands for โ€œQR Code Beautifierโ€ and with it create awesome QR codes!
  • SongSim SongSim uses self-similarity matrices to visualize patterns of repetition in text. Best used with music!
  • Compressing Pop Lyrics Pop songs compressed by the Lempel-Ziv algorithm
  • Chrome Music Lab Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
  • Pixelfika Your daily design inspiration
  • Cheatography Download Free Cheat Sheets or Create Your Own! - Cheat Sheets For Every Occasion
  • The Pudding The Pudding is a digital publication that explains ideas debated in culture with visual essays makes cool shit on the internet.
  • Behind The Screens Behind The Screens shows real source code appearing in films and television and goes deeper into some of that source code to show how it works and where it came from.
  • Last.fm Collage Generator Use our generator to create astonishing album and artist collages based on your Last.fm charts!
  • Open Source Heroes Discover the top-rated open source developers and organizations on Open Source Heroes, the ultimate platform for showcasing your contributions and explore trends of your favorite languages.
    CPU Black Hole Raytracer:
  • Python Black Hole Raytracer Starless is a CPU black hole raytracer in numpy suitable for both informative diagrams and decent wallpaper material.
  • Black Hole & Raytracing About the Black Hole & Raytracing
  • Real-time Black Hole A real-time simulation of the visual appearance of a Schwarzschild Black Hole.
  • Therabbithole-wiki Therabbithole-wiki - An Exhibition of literary curiosities
  • LIMINAL ARCHIVES LIMINAL ARCHIVES - Exploring spaces which shouldn't exist
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๐Ÿง‘ Interesting People with Useful Stuff

Do note:

These are intelligent and creative people. Take your time going through their personal sites where they usually tell a bit about themselves, blog and what is even more exciting is they usually also list/showcase awesome tools and related stuff they created which can be very cool, niche and sometimes useful!

  • colin_morris programmer and deep learning enthusiast
  • schollz scientist but also do creative coding, design websites, develop music applications, and draw.
  • Edan Kwan Creative Technologist
  • Christopher Cherupil Creative Developer
  • unknown check the "What's my IP?" or "Random stuff" section
  • Chris Titus Chris Titus Tech | Tech Content Creator
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๐Ÿ“– Interesting Reads (possibly Important)

Just a random assortment of interesting and possibly useful reads!

๐ŸŒŒ Interesting Miscellaneous

๐Ÿ‡ท Subreddits

  • r/Archiveteam Archive Team is a loose collective of rogue archivists, programmers, writers and loudmouths dedicated to saving our digital heritage.
  • r/bookmarklets *A javascript bookmarklet aims to modify the display of a website, but it can do much more. *
  • r/DataHoarder This is a sub that aims at bringing data hoarders together to share their passion with like minded people.
  • r/DeepIntoYouTube The Dark Depths of YouTube
  • r/deepweb This subreddit exists to debunk urban legends and share real verifiable information from the far reaches of the Tor dark web.
  • r/EBook_Resources Resources to find any book, article, or paper you want in a digital format~!
  • r/musichoarder Home of the music hoarders and audiophiles who are looking to expand, archive or organize their music library.
  • r/opendirectories Images of indexes or directories. They can be open or not.
  • r/Piracy Community devoted to in-depth debate on topics concerning digital piracy, ethical problems, and legal advancements.
  • r/PleX For questions and comments about the Plex Media Server.
  • r/programming Computer Programming
  • r/rabbitholes A subreddit to post mysterious topics that will take oneself down a rabbit hole.
  • r/software Anything software-related.
  • r/web_design Web Design
  • r/webdev A community dedicated to all things web development: both front-end and back-end.
  • r/wget A sub designated for help with using the program WGET.
  • r/WikiLeaks r/WikiLeaks is a subreddit for discussion about WikiLeaks and their founding editor, Julian Assange, and related projects.
  • r/youtubedl youtube-dl and the yt-dlp fork are a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com, as well as many other sites.
  • r/ffmpeg FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created.
  • r/FREEMEDIAHECKYEAH ๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿ“บ ๐ŸŽต ๐ŸŽฎ ๐Ÿ“— ๐Ÿ“ฑ
  • r/HowToHack This is your open hacker community designed to help you on the journey from neophyte to veteran in the world of underground skillsets.
  • r/YTdatahoarding This is a community for data hoarding YouTube videos.
  • r/thehatedone This subreddit is for anyone who wants to stand up for themselves in the age of digital surveillance, corporate censorship, and centralized control.
  • r/shortcuts This subreddit is devoted to Shortcuts. Shortcuts is an Apple app for automation on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.
  • r/Stumbledon A subreddit for sharing useful websites, fun websites, unknown websites, strange websites, weird websites, lesser known websites, and related Reddit posts occasionally shared in posts as well.
  • r/datacurator A place for us less messy data hoarders.
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Adblock Lists Dump


Userscripts Dump


๐Ÿ““ Guides


Instructions for Windows

  1. Download https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/releases/latest/download/yt-dlp.exe
  2. Download https://github.com/yt-dlp/FFmpeg-Builds/releases/download/latest/ffmpeg-master-latest-win64-gpl.zip
  3. Create a folder somewhere easily accessible, you will navigate to this folder each time you want to use yt-dlp
  4. Put the 2 downloaded files in that folder
    • Open "ffmpeg-master-latest-win64-gpl.zip" and extract "ffmpeg.exe" and "ffprobe.exe" into your chosen folder (they are in the "bin" folder)
    • You should now have "yt-dlp.exe", "ffmpeg.exe" and "ffprobe.exe" in your chosen folder
  5. Download a video
    • In the address bar of your chosen folder type cmd and press enter
    • Then in the terminal window that opens, type yt-dlp "URL" replacing URL with the link u want to download
    • Wait for your video to finish downloading
    • It will download into your chosen folder
  6. Learn More

Open the visual guide in a new tab and have a look at it for extra guidance!


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Pub: 21 Dec 2023 02:07 UTC
Edit: 09 Feb 2024 17:48 UTC
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