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Listary v5.00.2334 Updated

billon on 27 May 2016
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 May 2016
  • Suggested by Jacob125

Listary is an enhancement that allows you to quickly search almost any listing in Windows by simply typing your search terms. The program will pop up a small, semi-transparent window in Explorer windows (including open/save dialogs), Task Manager, Registry Editor, and even directly on your desktop. The program works with almost any application with a system-generated list.

Although some programs will automatically jump to the first letter you type (a find-as-you-type feature of Windows Explorer), you must type quickly for more than one letter and cannot see your output. Listary brings a long-time feature of Linux to Windows, letting you enter whole words, and type slower with automatic changes. Additionally, it allows wildcards and has the ability to edit your input with immediate results.

Advanced features include hotkeys, autocomplete, blacklists, favorites, a customizable window. Note that the program contains many "pro"-only features, but the program is very functional in its basic version.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Listary.exe.
What's new? New:
  • Press Ctrl twice to show/hide Listary.
  • Completely redesign Launch Apps.
  • Theme support! 17 beautiful themes and a theme editor included. Check Options – Appearance.
  • Send to. You can now send a search result using Windows “Send to” menu or send it to any folder via search. Default hotkey Alt+S.
  • Custom Actions. Check Listary Options – Actions.
  • Use a hotkey to execute an action directly.
  • Search web and open websites. Check Options – Keywords – Web.
  • Redesign UI.
  • Press Ctrl+Enter to open parent folder of a search result directly.
  • New action to set keyword for a search result directly.
  • Set keywords for folders. Use keywords to open your mostly used folders easily.
  • Redesign “App Settings” tab in Options.
  • Drag the left border of the toolbar to change its location (launcher mode only).
  • Open with. Default hotkey Alt+O.
  • Search results hotkeys (next item, previous item, actions) are configurable in Options – Hotkeys.
  • New command mkdir folder_name to create a new folder.
  • Add a default keyword opt to open Listary Options.
  • Batch add websites, folders and custom commands in Options – Keywords.
  • Support apps running as administrator even if Listary is started normally.
  • Add many useful system commands. Check Options – Keywords – Custom.
  • “Open Folder” now automatically selects the search result file.
  • Only search specific extensions for Launch Apps.
  • Support launching Windows Store Apps on Windows 8/10.
  • Support {query} in paths.
  • Add more tips.
  • Support mouse scroll on Windows 10 without changing system setting.
  • Add environment variable support for folder paths.
  • Add environment variable support for custom commands.
  • Add XYplorer Free support.
  • Add SpeedCommander support.
  • Add One Commander support.
  • Update tutorial for Listary 5.
  • Show tips of available variables for action and custom command parameters.
  • Add default file manager templates.
  • Lots of performance improvements.
  • Search results sorting.
  • Directory Opus compatibility.
  • Search results are updated with a much less delay.
  • Change default hotkey to Win+F on Windows 10.
  • Use system Explorer pane setting when opening new Explorer windows.
  • Open to launcher mode directly when pressing hotkey in Explorer.
  • Prevent backspace from closing Listary toolbar.
  • Listary will try to recover from disk search index failures automatically.
  • History now saves your search query. The next time you want to launch the same item, you only need to type a prefix.
  • Improve Total Commander support.
  • Improve AutoCAD support.
  • Improve XYplorer flat mode support.
  • Many other usability improvements.
  • Improve search results window layout on small monitors.
  • Tab key can now be used to both auto-complete a keyword and select the next item.
  • Some third-party context menu extensions may crash Listary.
  • Launched apps don’t get input focus correctly sometimes.
  • Wrong start folder of “cmda” command.
  • “Open parent folder” doesn’t work on desktop.
  • Listary doesn’t work fully on some apps running as admin (e.g. Task Manager and Services).
  • Cannot launch shortcuts created by 64-bit apps.
  • Many other bug fixes.
Latest comments
ancientimages on 2012-01-01 19:20

@kiwichick: Do you still have ListaryPortable_2.0.392_English.paf.exe?

I'm looking for a copy of Listary version 2.

smaragdus on 2015-11-02 15:48

Listary 4.23.1728 has been released. By the way extraction instructions are not up to date- ListaryPortable folder doesn't contain Win32 or x64 sub-folders- there is one single Listary.exe for both x32 and x64 versions of Windows.

Ennovy on 2016-05-26 06:18

Version 5 has been released with many new features:

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File Blender v0.35 Updated

webfork on 5 Apr 2016
  • 22MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2016
  • Suggested by Cornflower

File Blender is a simple drag-and-drop file media file conversion tool to quickly and simply change basic aspects of files including format, with basic quality and effects that average users will need for daily use. Can modify a long list of image, audio, and video formats, as well as split/combine PDF/TIFF files.

The program even includes optional encryption component and options to cleanup/obfuscate CSS, HTML, and JavaScript.

System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch File Blender.exe.
What's new?
  • Added Greek translation file.
Latest comments
webfork on 2010-12-08 22:50

Danny: thanks for making it :)

freakazoid on 2011-01-19 03:39

Nice and simple GUI! Could use a progress bar, but other than that, I can't say a bad thing about it!

allclownsareevil on 2011-06-23 02:37

This really is an awesome piece of kit, thank you to the author, Danny.

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DriveLetterView v1.42 Updated

billon on 8 May 2016
  • 78KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 May 2016
  • Suggested by guinness

DriveLetterView allows you to view the list of all drive letter assignments in your system, including local drives, remote network drives, CD/DVD drives, and USB drives - even if they are not currently plugged in. It also allows you to easily change a drive letter of USB devices and remote network shares, as well as to delete a drive letter of USB device that is not plugged in.

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administration rights (for changing letters)
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DriveLetterView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Cluster Size' column (in bytes).
  • Added 64-bit build.

Pazera Free Audio Extractor v2.1

webfork on 1 Feb 2016
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by jack

Pazera Free Audio Extractor takes the audio from most major video files without loss of sound quality or converts them to a variety of common audio formats. The program can also behave as a simple conversion tool from one audio format to another (e.g. AAC to MP3).

Note: By default, the program will extract/convert to MP3. Select "Try extract original audio stream" to avoid re-encoding. This is faster, but may result in a format some devices can't read. Additionally, the program has a number of predefined settings (profiles) specially designed for novice users. More advanced users can easily customize audio encoding parameters with output parameters.

Some supported formats include (audio) MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA, M4A, FLAC, OGG, WAV; (video) AVI, FLV, MP4, MPG, MOV, RM, 3GP, WMV, VOB, MKV, WebM, and OGV.

System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AudioExtractor.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Free Audio Extractor
What's new?
  • Changes in the program interface.
  • New version of the FFmpeg encoder and MediaInfo library.
  • Improved detection of data streams in video/audio files.
  • Added support for Bulgarian and Hungarian languages.
Latest comments
rogerthedodger on 2014-06-25 06:26

Love this program, but V2 doesnt save settings, gone back to V1.4 which does.

rogerthedodger on 2014-08-02 05:25

Version 2.1 now out

Checker on 2014-08-02 09:36

@ rogerthedodger: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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HWiNFO32 v5.24 Updated

billon on 27 Apr 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Apr 2016
  • Suggested by Baas

HWiNFO32 is a professional hardware information and diagnostic tool supporting latest components, industry technologies and standards. Includes system health monitoring (Thermal, Voltage, Fan, Power), basic benchmarks, and multiple report formats (text, CSV, XML, HTML, MHTML).

HWiNFO64, a 64-bit version, as well as HWiNFO Portable, a 32-bit and 64-bit switching version, are also available from the publisher.

System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch HWiNFO32.exe or HWiNFO64.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed SMBus problems on MSI 100-series mainboards with LED controllers.
  • Fixed a memory leak in server side of remote sensor monitoring.
  • Clicking the sensor graph plot area will toggle it to occupy the entire window width.
  • Added reporting of GPU TMU count.
  • Added AMD Radeon Pro Duo.
  • Enhanced NVMe support.
  • Enhanced sensor monitoring on ASUS Z97-PRO GAMER.
  • Fixed a rare crash during closing on some machines with NVIDIA GPU.
  • Added monitoring of CPU Power Limits on systems where these can change during runtime.
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-02-03 23:17

The latest version of HWiNFO32/HWiNFO64 is 4.50.

Checker on 2015-02-04 07:07

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

DarkShadow on 2016-02-09 12:39

v5.20 (2016-02-09) released !

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