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Save.me v2.4.0

aiClipboard on 7 Dec 2017
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by aiClipboard

Save.me automatically and seamlessly saves everything (i.e. files, folders, graphics, texts, URLs, emails) you work with and provides an easy way to search and organize it. Includes a variety of organization views including by calendar, order of save, as well as groups and favorites. The program can also function beyond the clipboard, pulling information from one or more other folders to help combine data.

Elements can be added manually, emailed, or posted to Facebook.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware (donate)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SaveMe.exe.
What's new?
  • Lots of fixes and improvements
Latest comments
Checker on 2015-08-23 19:50

@smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

smaragdus on 2015-09-01 02:10

Save.me 2.2.3 released, changes:
1. Improvements to the detached preview window
2. Bugs fixes

Checker on 2015-09-01 15:14

@smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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NetStumbler v0.4.0

Midas on 7 Dec 2017
  • 806KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Apr 2004
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

NetStumbler allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g. You can use it to verify that your network is set up the way you intended, find locations with poor coverage in your WLAN, and detect other networks that might be causing interference with your network, etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Windows registry.
Dependencies: MFC71.DLL
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and install to the default folder C:\Program Files\Network Stumbler.
  2. Then copy all files (except uninst.exe) to a folder of your choice. Also copy nsndis5.sys and nsndis50.dll from C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 to the same folder.
  3. Uninstall the program.
  4. Launch NetStumbler.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Homedale
What's new?
  • Fixed bug (introduced in 0.3.30) that caused "Reconfigure" to put ORiNOCO cards into a state where they would report no access points.
  • Support for Atheros, Atmel, Intersil Prism2 based wireless cards. Improved support for Cisco cards.
  • Allow use of Serial Earthmate GPS. (USB Earthmate should already work using NMEA and serial driver)
  • If you scroll all the way to the right of the graph view, it will auto-scroll new data.
  • Fixed bug (introduced in 0.3.30) in graph view: corrupted display when scrolling.
  • Fixed bug in graph view: improper scroll bar tracking with large data sets.
  • If "Reconfigure" is on, the Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration service will be stopped when you start scanning. It is restarted when the application exits.
  • If you connect to a network that supports DHCP, the IP subnet is reported.
  • If the access point is discovered in the ARP table, its IP address is reported.
  • While you are scanning, the system will be prevented from going into standby unless power is critically low.
  • Large files load several times faster than before (though the really large ones still don't load fast enough).
  • A whole lot of new Scripting features.

Full changelog at http://www.stumbler.net/readme/readme_0_4_0.html.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-12-07 14:14

NetStumbler v0.4.0 (rel 21-APR-2004),

the granddaddy of all wifi home network analyzers,
still working fine since first released way back in 2002, thank you,
yet possibly superseded nowadays by younger generation tools such as Homedale :

https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=21445&p=88562#p88562

Midas on 2017-12-07 15:19

Quick note for saying that, in case of 64-bit Windows 7, if present all the afore mentioned files (nsndis5.sys, nsndis50.dll, mfc71.dll and msvcr71.dll) will be located at '%WINDIR%\SysWOW64'.

Registry entries might be found under 'HKLM\Software\Bogosoft\', 'HKCU\Software\Bogosoft\', 'HKCR\.ns1', and 'HKCR\NetStumbler.Document'.

Plus, NetStumbler requires administrative privileges.

__philippe on 2017-12-07 16:18

Granted all of the above !

More reasons for the SRVP crowd (Society for Registry Virginity Preservation),
Yours truly included, to embrace Homedale instead... ;-)

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Password Inventor v1.0.5.0

billon on 6 Dec 2017
  • 702KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Jan 2012
  • Suggested by Mixture

Password Inventor is a simple but powerful password generator, which provided security using cryptographically strong random number generator. Password is generated in just one click, but the presence of the advanced settings and different ways to generate satisfies most needs arising from the need for a strong password. The program is designed not only for system administrators and programmers but also for ordinary users who are concerned about their computer security.

Features:
Simple one-touch password generation.
Generate password template.
Generate pronounceable passwords that are easy to remember.
Ability to generate a list of passwords.
The use of cryptographically strong generator Microsoft Crypto API.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PInventor.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PWGen, PassworG

Calculor v1.7

webfork on 12 Dec 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by BGM

Calculor is a powerful, easy-to-use math program delivering answers as you type.

Written in AutoHotkey.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Calculor.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: OpalCalc
What's new?
  • Fixed issue where live-edit cursor position kept getting reset.
Latest comments
BGM on 2017-08-19 15:51

I am the authour of this application. I wrote it for the NANY 2017 at Donation Coder. Here is the thread: http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?topic=43180.0

apometron on 2017-12-07 14:59

Cool! I did like the interface!

BGM on 2017-12-09 18:09

I've updated this to 1.7 just today to fix a bug where the cursor position keeps getting reset during live-edit.

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LICEcap v1.28

billon on 8 Dec 2017
  • 444KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to animated GIF files. Features include: move the screen capture frame while recording, pause and restart recording, with optional inserted text messages, global hotkey (Shift+Space) to toggle pausing while recording, adjustable maximum recording framerate, basic title frame, with or without text, record mouse button presses, display elapsed time in the recording.

You can run multiple LICEcap window simultaneously, even of another LICEcap.

Cross-platform with a version available for Mac OS.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract licecap.exe to a folder of your choice
  2. In this folder, create an empty text file and rename it to licecap.ini
  3. Launch licecap.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GifCam
What's new?
  • LCF: fix crash when error opening output file.
  • GIF: use WDL_FileWrite to write to disk rather than fopen()/_wfopen(), lock files while writing.
  • New icon.
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-08-27 11:47

LICEcap version 1.26 is out, changes:
v1.26 - August 26 2015
+ Windows 8.1+ high-DPI fix, thanks to Betsegaw Tadele

Checker on 2015-08-27 19:22

@smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

Cornflower on 2018-01-18 11:41

This is excellent! I'm already creating demos with it.
Of the 2017 utilities, I use this one and Calculor the most.

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CherryTree v0.38.4

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 102MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

CherryTree is an hierarchical note-taking application. It features rich-text formatting, syntax highlighting, spell-checking, image insertion and password protection. Data is stored in a single XML or SQLite file. Import from plaintext, HTML or your favorite note-taker, including Zim, Treepad, Keynote, Mempad and RedNotebook. Export to PDF, HTML or plaintext files.

Cross platform with versions available for Linux. CherryTree Portable is a portable wrapper for CherryTree.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes. However, enabling spell-checking creates the folder "enchant" in AppData\Local
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the "portable" 7z package and extract (using a program like PeaExtractor) to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file in the bin directory and name it config.cfg
  3. From same bin directory, launch cherrytree.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Flashnote
What's new? See:
http://www.giuspen.com/2017/12/cherrytree-0-38-4-issued/
Latest comments
shnbwmn on 2016-08-07 13:28

CherryTree produces great formatted HTML export. It's fully customisable after-the-fact, with the included styles.css. Embedded files, images and the HTML files are stored separately from each other.

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iNFekt v1.0.1

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

iNFekt is a text viewer application that has been carefully designed around its main task: viewing and presenting NFO files. It comes with three different view modes (Rendered, Classic and Text Only), basic ANSI Art support (16+ colors), export functionality and lots of options.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the "portable release" RAR package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch infekt-win32.exe or infekt-win64.exe (for 64-bit OS).
What's new?
  • New option to allow bold fonts.
  • Fixed:
    • Scrolling set to scroll by page instead of by x lines;
    • Malformed files from PNG export;
    • Version information.
  • Compiler upgrade to fix rendering in certain situations.
  • Library update to cairo 1.15.8, libpng v1.6.34 (includes important bugfixes).
Latest comments
Midas on 2012-06-09 22:14

NFO Pad (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2164) is my preferred option for this -- it can double as a capable Notepad replacement, too...

I am Baas on 2013-05-14 16:33

There's also iNFekt "Super Compact Version!"

Details at http://code.google.com/p/infekt/downloads/detail?name=iNFekt-v0.8.8-SuperCompact.rar

smaragdus on 2016-11-03 22:13

iNFekt version 0.9.6 is slightly lighter (uses less RAM) than previous version 0.9.5, good job.

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Winamp Lite v5.666 Build 3516

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 12MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Dec 2013
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

Winamp is the grand-daddy of MP3 players. It has strong support for different skins and plug-ins, which you can download from the website.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder.
Stealth: ? No. Creates one folder and file to %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\. For full registry changes, read this.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download "Winamp Lite" installer
  2. Extract using 7-Zip to a folder of your choice
  3. Remove all files and folders that begin with "$"
  4. Create an empty file called Winamp.ini. Open this file in a text editor and paste:

    [Winamp]
    no_registry=1
    newverchk=0
    newverchk2=0
    newverchk3=0
    inet_mode=2
    [WinampReg]
    NeedReg=0
    IsFirstInst=0

  5. Launch winamp.exe
Note that the above extraction instructions are only applicable to Winamp Lite. Hank7 has kindly contributed extraction instructions for Winamp Full.
Similar/alternative apps: AIMP, foobar2000, XMPlay
What's new? See:
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=373755
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2013-11-21 05:48

AOL has announced that Winamp will be discontinued:

http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/06/winamp-how-greatest-mp3-player-undid-itself/
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Winamp-to-Be-Discontinued-on-December-20-2013-402176.shtml

There are petitions for open-sourcing Winamp:

PETITION - SIGN NOW to ask for Winamp to go open source
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=373763

AOL: Keep Winamp alive or let it go open source
https://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/aol-keep-winamp-alive-or-let-it-go-open-source

It seems 5.66 will be the last Winamp version.

Midas on 2013-11-21 14:30

The Ars Technica article posted by smaragdus above is great reading. Thanks. I was once an eager user of the free Winamp, so I have signed the petition...

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PokerTH Portable v1.1.2

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 59MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Arithmomaniac

PokerTH is a Texas Holdem style poker game with computer-generated opponents as well as network play capability against opponents all over the world.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GNU GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch PokerTHPortable.exe.
What's new? See:
https://www.pokerth.net/development/changelog
Latest comments
Emka on 2012-01-10 13:30

http://www.pokerth.net/download.html offers a ZIP package, is the game natively portable?

mrpink on 2012-01-10 13:59

No, it writes to AppData. It doesn't seem to write anything at the registry

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 08:34

PokerTH Portable has been updated to v1.1.2

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Neverball v1.6.0

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 150MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 May 2014
  • Suggested by Fluffy

Neverball is part puzzle, part action game. Tilt the floor to roll a ball through an obstacle course before time runs out. Also included is Neverputt, a hot-seat multiplayer miniature golf game using the physics and graphics of Neverball. Finally, a level editor is included.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch neverball.exe.
What's new? See:
https://neverball.org/release.php
Latest comments
steve on 2006-09-06 18:41

For an interview with the developer of Neverball:

http://www.planetfreeplay.com/interview/2/

John Goodin on 2009-04-11 21:39

New 1.5.1 version at owners site
http://neverball.org/index.php

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 08:30

Neverball is @ v1.6 and works on Windows 10
new webpage is https://neverball.org

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