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FolderTimeUpdate v1.20 Updated

Checker on 22 Oct 2014
  • 108KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Checker

FolderTimeUpdate scans all files and folders under the base folder you choose, and updates the 'Modified Time' of every folder according the latest modified time of the files stored in it.

This tool might be useful if, for example, you backup a cluster of folders and then restore them into another disk, but the backup program doesn't restore the original modified time of the folders.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / 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 FolderTimeUpdate.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Mark Items With Time Change' option.
  • Added 'Display only items with time change' option to the Log Display combo-box.

ChordEase v1.0.09 Updated

Checker on 22 Oct 2014

ChordEase makes it easier to play music with complicated chords. No matter what the chords are, you can play as if they were all in the key of C. You don't need to play sharps or flats, because ChordEase automatically adds them for you. Though ChordEase is intended for jazz, it could be useful for any type of music that modulates frequently. ChordEase alters your notes in real time in order to make them harmonically correct, while preserving their rhythm and dynamics. By delegating rapid music theory calculations to ChordEase, you gain freedom to concentrate on other aspects of musical performance, such as feel and aesthetics.

ChordEase is a translator that takes MIDI notes as input, and produces MIDI notes as output. The input notes are translated to the current chord scale, so that the output notes fit the chord progression of a song. ChordEase supports various mapping functions which determine how the translating is done. ChordEase can handle multiple translations at once, so multiple performers can play through a single instance of ChordEase, using any number of MIDI instruments. ChordEase parameters can be remotely controlled via MIDI for additional effects. ChordEase can also record its own output as MIDI data.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ChordEase.exe.
What's new?
  • ChordEase can now synchronize to MIDI clocks from an external device.
  • ChordEase can now output MIDI clocks and sequencer control messages.
  • A non-diatonic notes rule was added that outputs scale tones in cycle of thirds order.
  • A command was added to transpose the selected chords (Edit/Transpose).
  • A command was added to change the length of the selected chords (Edit/Length).
  • Changing the time signature via File/Properties now updates the chord durations.
  • The song text editor (File/Edit) now supports find and replace.
  • In Vista/7/8, the MIDI input callback thread's priority is now raised to reduce latency.
  • The threads dialog was failing to update itself and showing stale data; fixed.
  • The bass trigger button wasn't being highlighted in MIDI learn mode; fixed.
  • The metronome page now shows the output device name.
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Taf on 2014-09-03 07:32

Nice proggie! For Music lovers is a "must have"

Taf on 2014-09-03 07:42

Why this program is signed as "NO STEALTH"?

victimofleisure on 2014-09-03 13:14

Hi Taf,

That "NO STEALTH" setting is because I created the database entry myself. I tried pretty hard to get it right but apparently not quite. What should it be?

Chris

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Tweaking.com Registry Backup v1.10.1 Updated

Checker on 21 Oct 2014

Tweaking.com Registry Backup does live registry backups using Windows' own Volume Shadow Copy Service. The program is user-friendly and allows selection of specific registry files to backup or restore. Restored backups can be done via Safe Mode or from the recovery console.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the Portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch TweakingRegistryBackup.exe
  3. In the Settings tab, enter a relative path as the Backup Location

Note: If you are likely to want to restore from the recovery console, use a path relative to the drive root (e.g., "\RegBackup"), otherwise the restore script will fail.
What's new?
  • Fixed a bug where the registry wouldn't restore if the user had changed the temp folders to another drive. The program will now always use C:\Windows\Temp to restore the registry. This is because of Windows security, Windows will not allow registry files from another drive to be loaded. The registry must be on the same drive as Windows in order to restore it.
  • Fixed a bug where if the settings.ini file was deleted or a user updated the program from from a older version and the settings.ini file didn't have the color information set that the colors wouldn't be set correctly, such as black text over the dark grey background. The program has now been updated to apply the proper default colors when this happens.
  • Multiple code improvements and changes.
  • Changed and updated multiple icons and graphics in the program.
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Midas on 2014-04-22 20:38

Please note that interface colors are customizable and, in setting the backup path, TRB v1.8.0 now accepts the following variables:

%CurrentProfile%
%WindowsFolder%
%WindowsDrive%
%CurrentDrive%
%AllUsersDocs%
%MyDocuments%

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sStockQuote v1.0.8 Updated

Checker on 22 Oct 2014
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Checker

sStockQuote allows you to see how your chosen stocks are doing, limited to a raw list of stock prices (no portfolio features or stock charts).

Stock quote data is provided by Yahoo! Finance.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / 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 sStockQuote.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TakeStock
What's new? Added:
  • sStockQuote can now handle more than 200 symbols in the list.
  • Added text-to-speech option for alerts.
  • Each stock can now have a "notes" field where you can enter in whatever textual date you like. This data is displayed in the main stock data listviews.
  • You can now specify a "Shares owned" value for each stock. This value is displayed in the main listviews and a "Share value" column is calculated by multiplying the "Shares owned" value and the "Last trade" value.
  • Added an import feature by which you can mass import stock symbols. Go to the Options tab > List and click the Import button.
Changed:
  • Completely reworked the Options tab.
  • The alerts.lst file has been renamed to alerts.log.
Fixed:
  • Choosing File, Exit from the menu didn't always close out the application.
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rogerthedodger on 2013-04-17 23:20

Nifty little program, be aware to customize it to your area you need to enter your stock exchange after the stock symbol. Im in Aus, and for BHP you enter it as BHP.AX

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Slimjet v1.2.9 Updated

Checker on 21 Oct 2014
  • 145MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by donald

Slimjet is fast, secure, and powerful browser built on top of the Google Chrome browser, integrating many more features and customizations without reducing speed. The program includes a fully customizable toolbar, form filler, Youtube video downloader, weather, photo upload enhance/shrink, translation, address aliases, webpage screenshots, auto-refresh, multiple proxy support, flexible new tab controls, and more.

Facebook integration is available and extensions designed for Chrome in Chrome Web Store should be compatible with Slimjet.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FlashPeak\Slimjet registry key is left behind.
License: Freeware (free for both personal and commercial use)
How to extract: Download the portable self-extracting 7zip package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch slimjet.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Firefox Portable, Opera, Chromium Portable, QupZilla
What's new?
  • CRITICAL SECURITY UPDATE: Set default SSL minimum to TLS 1.0 as a response to the Poodle bites exploit of SSL 3.0.
  • Privacy protection enhancements (Privacy section):
    - Added option to hide the special avatar button in incognito mode to make incognito mode less conspicuous.
    Simply click on the avatar button in incognito mode and select "Hide this icon" from the popup menu to hide it.
    - Added a series of anti-tracking options (Learn more):
    - Block cross-domain HTTP referrer.
    - Block social network javascript on third-party websites.
    - Block Google ads on third-party websites.
    - Replace indirect link in search engine results with direct link to original site.
  • Updated flash player to 15.0.0.189.
  • Added option to close tab by right click (Tab options section).
  • Added option to support "drag & drop text to search" for selected text in the current search engine (Misc section).
  • Added option to control whether to create new browser window when clicking on program shortcut (Misc section).
  • Added toolbar button to search for keywords within the current site using Google site search.
  • Improved loading speed of New Tab page.
  • Added a "List of tabs" button when the tab bar is full of tabs. You can click this button to get a drop down list showing the full title of all the tabs.
  • Bug fix: Hiding status message in full screen mode.
  • Bug fix: Remember save path when saving screenshot images.
  • Bug fix: Bookmark side panel lost after resizing the width to zero.
  • Bug fix: Opening from bookmark side panel should follow tab creation option.
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MnX on 2014-09-19 07:14

Regardless of its size, this is a keeper for me. This browser is impressive. Fast, highly customizable, and a lot easier to update.

stephench on 2014-09-22 20:11

To be fair, Slimjet includes builtin PDF viewer and pepper flash player plugin. That's 20MB+. If you don't need that, you can delete those. And you can remove all the language files that you don't need under the locales folder and language folder. And if you don't ever play any games based on the NaCl technology, feel free to remove nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe and nacl_irt_x86_64.nexe .

Their SlimBoat is a lot slimmer. But Slimjet is the better choice to go for me in terms of speed and site compatibility.

stephench on 2014-09-23 01:40

I don't know about the Opera 12. That seems a very old version. But I checked opera 24 and its unpacked size is 150MB+.

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