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ExifToolGUI v5.16 Updated

webfork on 7 Feb 2016
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by AlephX

ExifToolGUI is a tool for viewing/editing metadata inside a long list of file types including document, audio, video, image, PDF, and more. For images, the program can both view and edit metadata information such as camera/device used, settings on the device, and even map the location the picture was taken if the camera has GPS capability. The program also supports IPTC and XMP tags, has batch capability, and can import/export all tags.

For privacy (and file size), the program can remove all metadata from selected files.

The program is a front-end for the cross-platform ExifTool. It extracts the content of ExifTool.exe to a temp folder under the user's folder, along with thumbs, if enabled.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: ExifTool: Open Source: Perl License, GUI: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download ExifToolGUI (look for the green link near the top) and then ExifTool ZIP (labeled "Windows Executable")
  2. Extract the contents of both ZIP files to a folder of your choice
  3. Rename the file exiftool(-k).exe to exiftool.exe
  4. Launch ExifToolGUI.exe
Similar/alternative apps: ExifDataView, JPEG and PNG Stripper
What's new?
  • Bug fixed shifting some date/time values.
Latest comments
webfork on 2012-05-02 23:01

gms9813: thanks -- updated the instructions a little, hopefully its easier

billon on 2013-03-11 04:48

" ExifToolGUI v5.15, January 8,2013
Changes:

Bug fixed where sub-directories with names containing a dot could be processed when processing the parent directory. "

webfork on 2013-11-17 01:18

Everytime I use it, this program surprises me away with a LOT of data about files. If ever you want to try and understand the history, author, or other details about a given file, ExifTool is a great place to start.

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QuickWayToFolders v1.3.3

Checker on 18 Apr 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by crownixx

QuickWayToFolders provides quick and easy access to a folder on your computer via a taskbar icon. The program window disappears when you click outside the window. Display modes include:

  • Desktop: Act like a mini-desktop, with small icons
  • Small Browser: very similar to Windows explorer in "details" view
  • Menu: Display folder content in a menu
  • Multiple Folders Menu: Display multiple folders content in a single menu (note that you must manually add them or nothing will appear when you click the icon)
In the "Menu" and "Multiple Folders Menu" settings, the program can act like a Program Launcher. Multiple instances of the program can be run with customizable icons and each entry is added to the taskbar.

To use the program as a root folder of a portable folder choose Options - Local path, then use a forward slash: "\". To set an image as a background place it in the application folder and set path as "image name.jpg" etc.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: No
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPLv2
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch QuickWayToFolders.exe
  3. Right-click the taskbar icon, select Options and uncheck "Launch at Windows Startup"
What's new?
  • Begin of support for Win 8 and Win 10.
  • Bad toolbar size for Browser/Desktop view if aero mode was disabled solved.
  • Menus: Launched application sometimes showing in background bug solved.
  • Menus: Bug introduced in 1.3.2 solved (link pointing to parent folder was producing a stack overflow).
Latest comments
kevin on 2011-05-13 14:47

I extracted the zip to a folder on my thumbdrive and attempted to launch QuickWayToFolders.exe (thumbdrive attached to my netbook - WinXP SP3). I got "The procedure entry point ShutdownBlockReasonDestroy could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll."
This looks like it might be a great addition to my portables -- any help would be appreciated!

webfork on 2011-05-13 15:40

kevin: having same issue -- emailing the dev

Midas on 2013-02-26 20:30

A great yet simple way to achieve native multi-desktops in Windows 7 x64 (I mean desktops as physical locations, bearing in mind the default one is usually located at %USERPROFILE%\Desktop):

1) Define any number of folders in QuickWayToFolders (QW2F) with "Shortcut Type" as "Local Path" (e.g.: Desk2, Desk3, ...);

2) Customize them through QW2F's "Options | Browsing options", taking care to check "Hide toolbar For Home Folder" and "Save Icons Positions For Home Folder", setting "View Type" to "Medium", as well as a different "Show / Hide Hotkey" (Win+F2, Win+F3, ... are viable choices);

3) For easier visual identification, set different background pictures for each folder in "Customization";

4) Open "FoldersOptions.ini" in QW2F folder with any text editor and change all "IsMaximized=0" to "1".

Launch and you're good to go -- to get back to the default desktop, press Win+D. There are a few quirks to iron, but not a bad solution in the end. :)

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Delete After Days v2.0.0 New

Checker on 7 Jan 2016
  • 469KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by DarkShadow

Delete After Days lets you drag and drop files and folders to a desktop trash icon. The program will prompt you for a number of days before deletion. After the specified time, the files will be deleted. Useful for ongoing system cleanup or to help make sure files with a short window of usefulness don't continue to take up space on your system (e.g. huge log files).

Note that the program does not track files that are moved or copied.  Additionally, the program must be running to actually delete files, though not constantly; it will delete past due files at next launch.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Delete After Days.exe.
What's new?
  • Click on basket to get menu options.
  • List Files with expiry dates.
  • List Files which will expire soon.
  • List Files which expired and were deleted.
  • Remove the file expiry date, if want to, original files remains untouched.
  • Open and view files from the list.
  • Setting to display smaller basket.
  • Setting to set expire soon days.
  • Shows colored papers in the basket if files will expire soon.

NTFSLinksView v1.16

webfork on 28 Jul 2015
  • 62KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by guinness

NTFSLinksView shows you a list of all symbolic links and junctions in the specified folder, and their target paths. Microsoft Windows uses symbolic links and junction points of NTFS file system in order to make changes in the folders structure of Windows and keep the compatibility of applications written for older versions (pre-Vista). The program is useful for both diagnosis around linking issues and developers seeking to use symbolic links in their tools.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch NTFSLinksView.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed the target path of symbolic links on Windows 8.1.

ITN Converter v1.87

Checker on 20 Sep 2014

ITN Converter (a.k.a. ITNConv) is both a route converter supporting many formats as well as a simple and efficient route planner.

The converter supports route file formats (roadbook) from many GPS or mapping software such as TomTom, Navigon, Garmin, MapPoint or MapSource. This converter can easily transfer a route created by a GPS or mapping software to another so you can download routes from many web sites and convert it to the file format supported by your hardware.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ITNConv.exe.
Latest comments
John on 2010-10-01 18:44

Norton removed this as a security risk

Hi on 2010-10-01 21:45

@John It says it right there where you write your comment, above the textbox: "If your *** scanner has detected a virus in the application, please email the author directly or post to the forum. ....."

(can't even mention the word v1rus without getting a notice from Portablefreeware)

You should report the false positive to Norton.

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