The desktop sticky note world is full of freeware, but Notezilla proves you can have enough in the way of useful extras to make it worth opening your wallet
Snagit remains essential for graphic designers, developers, and anyone else who works with image and video captures.
InfoQube has a kitchen sink of features and can be used for many purposes.
The standard bearer in two-pane outliners remains functional and feature-rich but needs some attention from its developers.
Using standard protocols and without unnecessary bells and whistles, Argentum Backup is a good tool for all but the most advanced users.
Still in Alpha, Rummage shows some promise as a file management tool, but its ultimate success depends on feature implementation as it moves to beta and release.
Coolbase blends a tree-style outliner with semi-structured data, but a clunky interface and poor documentation undermine its usefulness.
Tabbles offers a useful and effective way of dealing with complex projects scattered over many files, but it requires developing new habits to get the most out of it.