Readers' ten favorite Windows programs

Microsoft Office OneNote 2007

By Ed Bott

Two weeks ago, I published a list of my 10 favorite Windows programs of all time. The response was overwhelming and refreshingly enthusiastic, as commenters offered their recommendations and suggestions and opinions. I’ve gathered the best from that thread and turned them into this follow-up Top 10 list.

First up is Microsoft's OneNote. Most descriptions of OneNote fall short of describing its sheer breadth. This screen shot shows the basics: notebooks on the left, divided into sections, and then into pages. This recipe was sent to OneNote from a web page with one click.

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