20 ST/STE applications I really think that anyone should have. Target machine, 4 MB ST with hard disk.
Atari Works: A complete office suite with a word processor, database and spreadsheet.
3d Calc: Superb spreadsheet, 3dimensional
QED: Wonderful text editor with syntax highlighting.
SND player: sound player for the SNDH format.
Player 1.0: Mod file player
PlaySid: Sid player
Mplayer 3.11: Video player for Atari
Utilities and tools:
Hypview 0.40: Hypertext viewer.
Procalc: Freeware scientific calculator by Atari. Lots of functions. Can work as an app or desk accessory
JayMSA: Disk image utility
CAB: Web browser for any ST with TOS.
Highwire: The best web browser for the Atari. Needs a multitasking OS.
Litchi 1.0c: FTP client
Troll: Newsgroups client
aMail: e-mail client
AtarIRC: IRC client
AtarICQ: ICQ client
Graphics and Image
Pixel painters from the DHS site: I am not an artist to suggest you one. But if you have an artistic side we'd be more than happy to hear from you
Smurf: Image editor
GemView: Image viewer.
And I forget so many more... This post was a hard one. There are way too many applications to choose from. I' d appreciate any additions you'd like to make to this list, disagreements and everything else.