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pestudio v8.70 Updated

billon on 27 Nov 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by joby_toss

pestudio shows details about applications and other system files (.exe, .dll, .cpl, ocx, .ax, .sys etc.) without starting them including:

  • Libraries that are used by an application
  • Functions that are imported by an application
  • Functions (also anonymous) that are exported by an application
  • All functions that are forwarded to other libraries
  • Obsolete Functions that are exported and imported by an application
  • If Data Execution Prevention (DEP) Windows security mechanism is used
  • If Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) Windows security mechanism is used
  • If Windows security mechanism Structured Exception Handling (SEH) is used
  • Whether some sections are compressed

pestudio standard lacks some features of pro version, see comparison here (PDF file!).

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete AddToShell.reg and RemoveFromShell.reg. Launch pestudio.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PPEE
What's new?
  • Expose the indicators id number in the output XML file.
  • Extended:
    • Grouping of utilities;
    • Grouping of imports by types and colors.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-11-26 12:10

PEstudio v8.70 - Link date 22-NOV-2017

v8.70 changelog:
. Expose the indicators id number in the output XML file
. Extend grouping of utilities
. Extend grouping of imports by types and colors

Midas on 2017-11-26 19:37

Like noted elsewhere, unless significant for the comment exchange, program changelogs are best posted to the forum topic (or entered at the appropriate field), my dear _phillipe. B-)

__philippe on 2017-11-26 21:39

All righty,... next time round,

the undersigned hereby pledge to abide by the recommendations, protocols,
procedures and regulations set forth by my Right Honourable Friend Midas,
the Member for TPFC's constituency,... cross my heart and hope to die... ;-)

__philippe

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3D Youtube Downloader v1.16.1 Updated

billon on 15 Nov 2017
  • 40MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Napiophelios

3D Youtube Downloader searches and downloads a variety of media from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, LiveLeak and many other sites for playing outside the browser or offline viewing. The program even downloads subtitles and 3D video from YouTube and Dailymotion. High speed download is available with multipart downloads and HTTP compression, as well as proxy support to help circumvent network restrictions.

The search tool includes a variety of criteria including size, detail, ratings and many more. The interface provides options for different types of users including advanced for detailed view of available formats and quality levels, as well as a conversion mode for moving files to a different format altogether. The program supports a variety of media file quality and formats including WebM, MP4, FLV (video) and M4A, OGG, MP3 (audio), as well as conversion to AAC, WMA, SPX and many more.

The program can view YouTube RSS aggregators so you can see and download the latest in a series. A separate, non-free version is available for batch operations, but it is possible to run multiple instances of program for concurrent downloads.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and launch
  2. Select Portable Installation and choose the destination folder
  3. Launch 3dyd.exe
Similar/alternative apps: YouTube Downloader HD, DamnVid Portable
What's new? See:
https://yd.3dyd.com/changelog/details/
Latest comments
stisev on 2017-03-19 04:51

This is the best program for downloading anything from YouTube I have found.
@smaragdus - $9.95 USD is very reasonable, but really sucks that only minor updates are included :(

TP109 on 2017-03-19 11:20

I've always used the batch program and not the standard version, although it works well too. The batch is superior for downloading multiple videos. I use an older free version of the batch program that's limited to a max of 5 simultaneous downloads. From what I understand, the new batch version doesn't work at all without purchasing a license.

MIKLO on 2017-08-21 13:05

If it ain't free it ain't 4me..... jus sayin :)

MIKLO

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Free Download Manager v3.9.7 build 1638 Updated

billon on 8 Nov 2017
  • 17MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Oct 2017
  • Suggested by Sydney2K

Free Download Manager (FDM) is a feature-rich tool for handling and accelerating downloads. Includes a site explorer, offline website downloader, scheduler, video downloader (YouTube, Google Video etc.), BitTorrent support and more. An included media file preview prevents downloading mislabeled music or video while a ZIP file preview tool saves download time and bandwidth by selectively removing unneeded parts. A hash check capability can verify downloads and the program can be controlled remotely over the Internet (fdmwi.exe).

Especially useful to overcome unreliable/slow connections that require frequent download restarts, when bandwidth is at a premium, or for very large files.

Alternatively, Free Download Manager Portable is available, as well as a "lite" version, which has not been tested for portability.

NOTE: The program will now prompt for upgrade to the newest version on startup, which is not portable (thanks Joby) and uses a closed-source license.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder. It writes some values to the registry, but these are not related to any user settings.
Dependencies: WinXP: requires Service Pack 3 or above
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer (v3.9.7) and install to the default folder
  2. Run the program and from the menu, select "File" - "Create Portable Version" and copy to a folder of your choice
  3. Uninstall the program
  4. Delete unins000.exe and unins000.dat
  5. Launch fdm.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Web Downloader
What's new?
  • Firefox 57+ support.
Latest comments
bzl333 on 2015-02-24 05:17

Excellent program. Seems to have everything that my commercial downloader program (IDM) has and more. Didn't test for browser integration or website downloader because i don't really need, but everything else works great.

webfork on 2015-04-26 21:34

Love this program particularly for infrequent or bad internet connections. Helps restart, resume, and find the best connections for downloads. I also use it for the occasional Linux or other big file distribution torrent.

shnbwmn on 2016-01-07 20:31

The best download manager. Period.

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WinCompose v0.7.7

billon on 1 Sep 2017
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by Midas

WinCompose allows the insertion of special characters such as é ž à Û ø ¤ « ¿ ® ™ using short and often very intuitive key combinations. For instance, ö is obtained using o + " and ™ is obtained using T + M.

The program is based on the well known Unix compose key and WinCompose ships with more than 2,000 compose rules.

Note: Versions 0.7.0 and up require the .NET Framework. Download link for the last non-.NET version is at v0.6.13 (direct download)

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET Framework 3.0
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: WTFPL
How to extract: Download the "NoInstall" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete unnecessary locale resources. Launch WinCompose.exe.
What's new? See:
https://github.com/SamHocevar/wincompose/releases
Latest comments
webfork on 2014-12-27 01:45

MIKLO: sure, but please thank the dev Sam Hocevar too :) [See website link for his email address ... it's at the bottom of the page.]

bzl333 on 2014-12-29 19:07

i like it but i wish it was easier to search for say symbols like dollar signs, ampersands etc and keep all the alphabet letter variations separate. Also, should be able to have a "favorites" tab that the user adds the best ones to.

MIKLO on 2016-01-14 15:06

webfork yes I did thank some time before I posted this, its not something I do often but this App really helped me and made it very easy to do what I was trying to do. Before using WinCompose it was a real nightmare to do things I wanted and most often I failed. So once again thanks for the hard work on this great useful software. ^5
MIKLO

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CloneSpy v3.4

billon on 31 Aug 2017
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by Fluffy

CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files with exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time, or location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. This can be an issue for example if you have different versions of a file and you want to find and remove the older versions. CloneSpy is able to find zero-byte files.

Note: The installer now allows you to choose between a 32 or 64-bit version of CloneSpy.

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 installer and select 'portable version' at installation type. Launch CloneSpy.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: DoubleKiller
What's new? Modified:
  • Reimplemented the pools and consolidated related feedback messages to resolve several visualization issues.
  • For all Windows versions prior to Windows 10, DPI scaling is now performed by the system to solve icon scaling issues. For Windows 10, you need to adapt the program's DPI scaling behavior if icons are displayed too small (see FAQ).
Fixed:
  • Added an explanation for the formerly unknown error code 53.
Latest comments
MarkyMark on 2015-04-09 15:36

A lot of people here trying to delete multiples of the same image - I just wanted to give a shout out to Dup Detector, which is a great piece of software that does exactly that.

Dup Detector doesn't just do file-size/checksum analysis, it actually analyzes the images to find similarities. E.g. one could be black & white and the other can be color, or one can be watermarked, or one could be taken 2 seconds later because someone blinked & it'll find both and display them to you and ask which one you want to delete or if you want to keep both. You can choose how strict it is in its matching algorithm - 100% mach, 95% match etc.

You can even have it set up to automatically select which one to delete based on rules - e.g. the smaller one. Then you just approve the selection by hitting the space bar, or you can just let it do its thing automatically, or you can go full-manual mode and click the image you want to delete. Super fast way to delete duplicates and easy to use. I've used it professionally to manage large image catalogs that had a lot of duplicates of different sizes.

Unfortunately, it's not portable.

The latest version I have is 3.3.02 from July 8, 2011. You can get an earlier version from rareware.

http://www.freeware-guide.com/rareware/DupDetector.html

I am Baas on 2015-04-09 16:44

@MarkyMark Dup Detector is in the database at http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=225

MarkyMark on 2015-04-10 02:08

Oh awesome. Well, it's still great software - it does one thing & does it very well.

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streamWriter v5.4.1.0

billon on 27 Aug 2017
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

streamWriter is a feature-rich Internet radio client with the ability to record both the played stream and any number of other stations simultaneously. The program includes a searchable browser for thousands of available sources of every kind (rock, rap, talk, sports etc.), an audio splitter that looks for silence to separate tracks, and includes a basic player for recorded files. The program supports scheduled recordings, audio file wish list and block list, equalizer and allows connections with the streamWriter community to report on available radio streams.

Functional in 64-bit. Add-ons are available for additional features such as audio conversion, post-processing and tag edition.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the "portable without installation" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch streamwriter.exe
  3. When prompted, choose "Save data to application path"

Optionally, enable Addons in the File - Settings - Addons menu and check boxes next to required Addons, which will download automatically to the application folder.
Similar/alternative apps: RadioSure, Screamer Radio, Pocket Radio Player
What's new?
  • Added Dutch translations.
  • streamWriter should no longer lose data on Windows shutdown/reboot.
Latest comments
webfork on 2015-09-07 21:37

freakazoid: Cool, thanks. I've been using this program for years now and I never noticed that.

afh on 2015-09-08 15:14

Is it possible to connect via proxy which requires user and password?

freakazoid on 2015-09-08 17:29

afh: Doesn't look like you can add a user and password for the HTTP proxy. You could try something like 'user:password@yourstream.com' for the host. This might work, but I'm not sure.

If that doesn't work, you could request this feature from the developer.

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DNSQuerySniffer v1.65

billon on 7 Jul 2017
  • 198KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

DNSQuerySniffer is a network sniffer utility that shows the DNS queries sent from your system. For every DNS query, the following information is displayed: Host Name, Port Number, Query ID, Request Type (A, AAAA, NS, MX, and so on), Request Time, Response Time, Duration, Response Code, Number of records and the content of the returned DNS records.

You can easily export the DNS queries information to csv/tab-delimited/xml/html file, or copy the DNS queries to the clipboard and then, paste them into Excel or other spreadsheet application.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Capture driver (WinPcap capture driver or Network Monitor driver)
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DNSQuerySniffer.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Quick Filter' feature (View -> Use Quick Filter or Ctrl+Q). When it's turned on, you can type a string in the text-box added under the toolbar and DNSQuerySniffer will instantly filter the DNS table, showing only lines that contain the string you typed.
Latest comments
Midas on 2015-12-28 02:56

Yay! 3:)

__philippe on 2017-04-04 14:11

Is Nirsoft's server suffering from a (temporary) hiccup right now ?

Second Opinion :

http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/nirsoft.net
------>    It's not just you! http://nirsoft.net looks down from here.

__philippe on 2017-04-04 17:01

Nirsoft's site OK now.
Battle stations countermanded; All clear on the bridge !...;-)

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HTTPNetworkSniffer v1.61

billon on 26 May 2017
  • 186KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 May 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

HTTPNetworkSniffer is a packet sniffer tool that captures all requests/responses sent between the Web browser and the Web server and displays them in a simple table. For every HTTP request, the following information is displayed: Host Name, HTTP method (GET, POST, HEAD), URL Path, User Agent, Response Code, Response String, Content Type, Referer, Content Encoding, Transfer Encoding, Server Name, Content Length, Cookie String, and more...

You can easily select one or more HTTP information lines, and then export them to text/html/xml/csv file or copy them to the clipboard and then paste them into Excel.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Capture driver (e.g. WinPcap Capture Driver or Microsoft Network Monitor), Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch HTTPNetworkSniffer.exe.
What's new?
  • Added /cfg command-line option, which instructs HTTPNetworkSniffer to use a config file in another location instead if the default config file, for example:
    HTTPNetworkSniffer.exe /cfg "%AppData%\HTTPNetworkSniffer.cfg".
Latest comments
Ascend4nt on 2012-01-07 17:17

Under Windows 7 (and probably Vista), you may need to run this program as Administrator for it to work.
'SmartSniff' (also from Nirsoft) already has a manifest that will ask for Elevated Privileges.. not sure why this one was missed?

I am Baas on 2012-01-08 05:54

@Ascend4nt

Thanks. Entry updated.

bzl333 on 2013-03-13 02:50

pretty cool program. useful for adding domains to a hosts file or IP addresses to a PeerBlock type of app.

works on raw sockets for me on winXP SP3 so no need to install anything.

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DNS Jumper v2.1

billon on 5 Jan 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Jan 2017
  • Suggested by guinness

DNS Jumper is a management program to easily define and apply customized DNS server profiles on your computer. The program comes bundled with over 50 free server profiles to choose from. With the "Fastest DNS" option, DNS Jumper will ping all the DNS profiles and select the fastest one to use in your area.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. If you use the DNS backup function, the backup data is stored in Windows registry.
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DnsJumper.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: QuickSetDNS, Public DNS Server Tool
What's new? Added:
  • New parameters (Ipv4/Ipv6 support…).
Fixed:
  • Changing Custom Text size (DPI) messes up the DNS Jumper’s texts.
  • DnsJumper.exe /? parameter window is cutting the text off.
  • Windows 10 1607 make DNS Jumper’s icons blurry.
  • Minimized tray icon help section causes DNS Jumper to freeze.
  • DNS Jumper can’t show some Network Adapter name Properly.
  • DNS Jumper startup reg BUG (Instead of 32 bit write 64 bit registry hive).
  • UPX causes Minor latency (No UPX used).
  • Minor Bugs of codes.
Latest comments
shuunen on 2015-07-18 13:44

Great app, portable for sure, but also quick and simple, allow to choose/change and detect fast DNS.

MIKLO on 2017-01-06 16:36

My VPN app looks for the "best & fastest" DNS servers so I'm curious to try this software and make a comparison. It’s always good to have more than one source to have an efficient way to run your computer at least that's my opinion.
MIKLO

apometron on 2017-01-07 17:12

What a great application. I did loved it so much. And folks here at portablefreeware.com are so helpful. Thanks !!!! =DDD
Your friend,
Rodrigo Cesar Bagnara

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Hasher Lite v3.3

billon on 5 Dec 2016
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 4 Dec 2016
  • Suggested by Ttech

Hasher is a file verification system supporting drag-and-drop, multiple hashes at one time, and a log viewer to show a list of processed files. The program can save to a verification file or copy hash results to clipboard. Many compare options are available or you can run multiple instances to compare hash results side-by-side.

Note: Lite version is restricted to 100 files per hash run.

The program works with files, directories, or text, supports unicode paths, and covers most common hash formats including CRC32, MD5, SHA1. Also features the high-security SHA256/512 among others.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for personal use only
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Hasher.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Multihasher, RapidCRC Unicode
What's new?
  • Added:
    • "Stay on top" option;
    • BiDiCode setting in INI file for overriding application BidiMode, possible values: AUTO, LTR, RTL;
    • Japanese, Spanish (Mexico) and French language files.
  • Resolve environment variables in custom storage path in Storage.ini.
  • Set application BidiMode (right-to-left) according to the selected language, instead of by system locale.
  • General code refactoring.
  • Updated;
    • Copyright information;
    • Russian (ru), Portuguese (Brazil) and Chinese Simplified language files.
Latest comments
PJ on 2010-01-02 23:48

Now what we need is a way to generate hashes for all files
in directories

abc on 2012-06-09 04:33

Needs support for SHA-2 (SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512), it's becoming more common now days. The interface is quite good though

den4b on 2014-02-20 21:32

I just wanted to let you know that your suggestions have been heard and implemented.

@ Jon: Latest version can compute multiple hashes simultaneously.

@ abc: SHA-256 and SHA-512 have been added in the latest version.

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SpaceSniffer v1.3.0.2

billon on 3 Oct 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Oct 2016
  • Suggested by donald

SpaceSniffer is a graphical disk use analysis software with available filtering. It can break down display into individual folders and files. Uses a special "Treemap" to display disk use (a concept invented by Prof. Ben Shneiderman).

A page of tips and tricks for use is available.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware (Donations Welcome)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SpaceSniffer.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed binary export file format (Version 2). Now text elements are encoded in Base64 format to prevent special characters corruption. Version 1 files are still readable.
Latest comments
Mike.S.G. on 2011-05-20 06:43

@Gmacri

Select the 'Path' to scan if you don't want a whole drive.

mrpink on 2012-01-29 21:08

I think i'll keep this one. WinDirStat is prettier but Spacesniffer is way faster and natively portable

spicydog on 2016-10-04 07:46

Awesome application!

Until you try it you cannot really appreciate it... After all that applies to 99% of things in life ;)

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Portable Update v2.5.1

billon on 13 Jul 2016
  • 695KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Jul 2016
  • Suggested by gigirex

Portable Update helps machines run system updates from Microsoft. The program works to download updates independently for later installation, increasing stability and overall security.

This is useful in many circumstances including:

  • A slow or absent network connection due to location, inability to connect to proxy, or security concerns
  • Planning ahead to quickly update a new / freshly formatted computer
  • Provide greater control over the update process

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights; MSVBVM60.DLL.
Stealth: ? No
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PortUp.exe.
What's new? See:
http://www.portableupdate.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=5&sid=1603cb0d22e1c6c6e9abf84cd2ca34ab

eToolz v4.3

billon on 3 Jul 2017
  • 945KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Jun 2016
  • Suggested by cmmehl

eToolz includes some of the most important networking tools like NS-Lookup, Ping, TraceRoute and Whois. It allows also to check E-mail addresses (MX-Server) and to search/convert domain names showing DNS entries (A, PTR, NS, SOA). eToolz supports also international domain names.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: DotNET v2.0
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the RAR package (using 7-zip or other RAR-compatible extractor) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch eToolz.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files, flags' images and help file.
What's new? See German changelog here.
Latest comments
Snidely Whiplash on 2011-04-23 03:09

Download links to version 3.4.7, which is now available...

Emka on 2011-04-23 06:08

I've updated the entry. Since the changelog is only available in German I tried to translate it for our purposes, but I'm not sure to what extent my translation is correct...

zorro on 2016-06-13 18:10

It should be mentioned, that eToolz requires NET3.5 - I think since version 3. It does NOT run on Windows 8 and higher with the integrated NET 4+, if the optional NET3.5-package is not installed!

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Desktop Ticker v1.11

billon on 3 Jul 2017
  • 400KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 May 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Desktop Ticker is a web feed aggregator program that is RSS and Atom-compatible, allowing you to keep an eye on the latest news from your favorite websites.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: DotNET Framework 2.0
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DesktopTicker.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: RSS Guard
What's new?
  • Text and image files can now be added to the feed list.
  • Items can be hidden from the ticker.
  • Color scheme can match title bar color on Windows 8.
  • RSS icon is displayed in the same colour as the text.
  • Switched to time based scrolling and added 30/60Hz switch.
  • Ticker size now adjusts for high DPI displays.
  • Added support for .NET 4.0.
  • Fix for crash when closing the application whilst feeds are loading.
  • Fix for System.Web errors.
  • Reduced connection timeout to 15 seconds.
  • Items can be hidden without viewing by holding down the Control key whilst clicking.
  • Animated GIF images can now animate.
  • The ticker can now be scrolled using the mouse wheel.
  • Option added to show buttons allowing the ticker to jump to the next or previous feed.
  • Added options to indicate gain or loss on stock symbols.
  • Added connection timeout settings to the configuration file.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Opera (Presto) v12.18

webfork on 26 Feb 2016
  • 26MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Feb 2016
  • Suggested by Chris Mehl

Version note: Please see this entry for the latest version of Opera.

Opera (Presto) is a discontinued version of the Opera web browser, meaning feature development and maintenance for this version of Opera has ceased. Compared to the newer version based on Google Chrome, it features a leaner memory footprint, more user-interface customization, an RSS reader, integrated e-mail client, IRC chat, and native BitTorrent support. A variety of extensions are available to further extend functionality.

Alternative Portable versions:

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKCU\Software\Opera Software
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer
  2. Select Options and, from the Install menu, choose Stand-alone installation (USB)
  3. Set the Install path to a folder of your choice and click Accept & Install
  4. opera.exe will auto-launch after install
Similar/alternative apps: SeaMonkey Portable, Firefox Portable, Chromium Portable, Google Chrome Portable
What's new? See:
http://www.opera.com/blogs/security/2016/02/opera-12-and-opera-mail-security-update/
Latest comments
billon on 2016-02-15 18:59

UPDATED TO 12.18!!!11
no changelog yet on off. page

Specular on 2016-02-16 07:31

@billon mmm, it's odd. Just had a pop-up informing of a new version to download which is apparently v12.18 yet no official changelog has been released.

However did find an old My Opera stalwart who posted some of the changes over on the Vivaldi forums. Will continue this discussion on the PF thread...

Checker on 2016-02-26 18:15

Opera@USB v12.18 is available.

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URL Snooper v2.39.01 Private

webfork on 2 May 2016
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Nov 2015
  • Suggested by DarkShadow

URL Snooper helps users locate the URLs of audio and video files inside a web page so that they can be recorded. With it, you can find find a variety of URLs including streaming media by watching network traffic and identifying potential sources.

Note: the portability status of this program is under review.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: WinPcap Capture Driver
Stealth: ? Yes. Disable 'Check for updates'.
License: Registerware for personal use; a license key must be obtained from DonationCoder (either by donating or by registering in their forums for free) to remove the nag message.
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch URLSnooper.exe.
What's new? BugFix:
  • Custom application links could sometimes drop surrounding quotes.
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billon on 2014-11-26 23:16

"This program is FREE for personal use, but you must request a freeware license to continue using it without nag messages." ???
And trying to check for update in first start, not stealth

Ennovy on 2014-11-27 09:21

Update check is optional. You can turn it off

__philippe on 2017-07-13 09:33

URL_Snooper v2.42.01 Portable version released 03-MAY-2017

Changelog (complete version history):
https://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/urlsnooper/help/wishlistandtodoitems.htm

see also forun discussion:
https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=87278#p87278

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AltDrag v1.1

Checker on 11 Dec 2015
  • 256KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Aug 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

AltDrag is a lightweight program for moving and resizing windows. Simply hold down the Alt key and then click and drag any window near the sides of your screen to see available resize options. Besides just moving windows, you can resize, maximize and close them too.

See the website About page for usage tips.

Supports 64-bit systems.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GNU GPL v3
How to extract: Download the 7z package and extract (using 7-zip or a 7z-compatible archive program) to a folder of your choice. Launch AltDrag.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: DesktopOK
What's new?
  • AltDrag has moved to GitHub.
  • Fixed the shift key not being usable after dragging started (Windows 10).
  • Fixed various minor bugs.
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Wolfghost on 2013-09-20 20:18

Nice one thanks and yes voted :)

Fixitman on 2013-09-21 13:49

Uh..why would you need this, you can click and drag to move or resize, minimize, maximize, and close windows with buttons or keyboard shortcuts, anyway?
Just asking?

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Splat v1.1.8

smaragdus on 29 Jun 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Aug 2015
  • Suggested by Checker

Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination) allows you to build profiles that can launch or close programs and services. Supports drag-and-drop, hotkeys, process priority, and includes the ability to open specific files, folders, URLs, and even other Splat profiles. The program can aggressively close (kill) applications that may not shut down normally or add delays of time, CPU usage, or whether the previous program has closed yet.

Great for a computer startup sequence that won't slow down your computer or for switching between different separate program groups (such switching from a view all your financial programs, data, and files to all your photo/video editing tools)

Category:
System Requirements: Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Splat.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Lacuna Launcher
What's new?
  • Added the ability to create a profile shortcut in your startup folder. Right-click a profile and choose the option from the menu.
  • Fixed: Context menu did not work for reordering profiles.

a023.gif Applause for "Best new portable freeware of 2015" !
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webfork on 2015-01-18 22:43

I very quickly integrated this into the startup sequence on both of my main machines. Great to get multiple portable software up and running in a system-friendly way.

Midas on 2015-01-19 13:16

Thanks, webfork. Your comment made me realize that Splat can be used as a start-up manager... duh!

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SMath Studio v0.97.5346 Private

Checker on 10 Feb 2015
  • 207MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Aug 2014
  • Suggested by Enternal

SMath Studio is a freeware WYSIWYG mathematical notebook program similar to Mathcad. It's able to solve differential equations, graphing with manipulation, matrices, symbolic mathematics, numerical calculations, system of equations, and support programming. Furthermore it's extendable with plugins, support user defined functions, and has built-in support for units.

Examples of problems solved with this program in engineering, mathematics, and financial.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET 2.0
Mono on Linux
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SMathStudio_Desktop.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Eigenmath
Euler Math Toolbox
Portable Python
Redcrab
SpeQ Mathematics
X-Maxima

Disk Investigator v1.61

webfork on 2 Jun 2016

Disk Investigator displays the true drive contents by bypassing the operating system and directly reading the raw drive sectors. You can view and search raw directories, files, clusters, and system sectors, verify the effectiveness of file and disk wiping programs, and undelete previously deleted files.

Functional on 64-bit systems.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Windows registry but given the nature of the application, I think it can be accepted as portable.
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SolwaySoftware\DiskInvestigator
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and install to the default folder C:\Program Files\Disk Investigator
  2. Copy all files (except uninst.exe) to a folder of your choice
  3. Uninstall the program
  4. Launch di.exe

Alternatively, uniextract the installer.
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bzl333 on 2014-06-26 18:10

its up to v1.61

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PeerBlock v1.2 r693 Updated

webfork on 5 Oct 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Jan 2014
  • Suggested by guinness

PeerBlock is an filter that automatically blocks the addresses of organizations and corporations that may harm user privacy while using the Internet and P2P networks. The program also contains a "Block HTTP" feature for use with web browsers that blocks advertisements, sites associated with spyware, and more. PeerBlock is a fork of the popular but inactive PeerGuardian, adding features and fixes as well as Windows Vista/7/8 and 64-bit versions.

Alternatively, Peerblock Portable is stealth and automatically selects the proper Peerblock variant for the current PC.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrative rights
Stealth: ? No. Leaves registry entries: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_IPFILTERDRIVER and HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\IpFilterDriver\Enum
License: GPL and zlib/libpng
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package for your operating system and extract to a folder of your choice. Note that there are four variants: standard WinXP 32-bit & 64-bit, and Vista+ 32-bit and 64-bit
  2. Launch peerblock.exe
  3. When prompted, select types of organizations you would like to block
Similar/alternative apps: SterJo Netstalker
What's new?
  • Port Allow List - The new "Port Settings" tab allows you to unblock ports (incoming and/or outgoing). This means that PeerBlock will not filter any connections from/to those ports. This can for example be used if you're running PeerBlock on a public FTP server, or if you want to ensure that outgoing SMTP mail communications are never blocked. Many thanks to night_stalker_z for his hard work on this feature!
  • First-run Update Message - When you first run PeerBlock after upgrading, you will see a notice explaining why lists are only updating once per week. Hopefully this will help to alleviate people's confusion about this.
  • Better Weekly List-Updating - We've made some improvements that should help ensure that free users continue to get their free weekly list-updates.
  • I-Blocklist Subscription Settings - To make it easier for you to configure PeerBlock to use an I-Blocklist Subscription, new I-Blocklist Username/PIN fields have been added to the bottom of the "Settings 1" tab.
  • Separate Settings Tabs - Instead of having one Settings tab with those silly "Next" and "Prev" buttons on it, we've broken that out into two separate "Settings 1" and "Settings 2" tabs.
  • Improved List-Update Error Handling - We've worked with I-Blocklist, who hosts the vast majority of the lists people use, to create improved error messaging for the various problems that may occur when updating lists. If something occurs during update-checking, the error message displayed should be much more meaningful.
  • Improved List-update Error Window - Should you hit any errors while updating your lists - 429 or otherwise - we will now pop up a more informative error window, along with a button you can click to jump straight to our site to check for more information.
  • Updated Error Windows - If you encounter a catastrophic error, the message that appears will now tell you to go visit peerblock.com/errors. This will redirect you to a forum-post on which the most common error-messages are displayed, to help you figure out what has gone wrong, and what can be done to fix it.
  • (Re)Load Previously Downloaded Lists - Previously, there was a problem where if you disabled and then re-enabled a list in the List Manager, that list wouldn't be reloaded until it successfully downloaded an update. Now, if it can't update that list it will still load the last version you did successfully download.
  • Removal of Windows 2000 Support - Windows 2000 is quite old by now, we hope that nobody's still running it; if you are, you can continue using the previous PeerBlock version. This release does support all Windows variants from Windows XP through to Windows 8.1, including server variants. (But not Windows RT.)
Latest comments
giulia on 2014-01-13 17:04

hi
i guess Magibon is right

Wolfghost on 2014-01-13 21:56

I only get this:

HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\2\0

Andrew Lee on 2016-10-22 00:15

I have downvoted the entry because the updates have gone payware and I have not been able to update the database in a while.

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MicroBin v1.0.0.0

Checker on 23 May 2015

MicroBin is the most minimal (10 KB) free recycle bin for your Microsoft Windows system tray area. MicroBin is a fork of MiniBin, but without all the extras.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Free for non-commercial use under the Creative Commons Public License
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch microbin.exe.
Latest comments
bzl333 on 2015-01-11 04:39

@Midas, yeah i'm using Microbin but i think fullbug is referring to the other.

fullbug on 2015-01-11 15:45

Yeas, my mistake, was referring to Minibin, oops....

shnbwmn on 2016-03-16 06:43

If you just want the recycle bin in the systray area on your main PC, then another way is to add it via quick launch. Right-click taskbar, toolbars, add ... %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch ... Unlock taskbar, untick show text/titles, tick large icons under view, lock taskbar. You can now drag items to this and they'll be added to the RB; right-click lets you empty it, and of course clicking it will open it.

Then you're free to remove that damned icon from the desktop. I know this isn't portable and of course it doesn't have the extra functions, but again, this is just if you want it in your tray on your main PC.

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Belvedere v0.7.1

webfork on 29 Sep 2016
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Mar 2008
  • Suggested by joby_toss

Belvedere is an automated file management tool that works between two or more directories. It allows you to create advanced, multi-level rules to move, copy, delete, rename, or open files based on their name, extension, size, creation date, and more. Also allows for compression, recursive (all files and subfolders) copy, as well as recycle bin management.

Note: The program processes files based on a variable number of milliseconds. By default, this is set to 3,000,000 milliseconds, or 50 minutes. Modify the Sleeptime under Preferences for more or less frequent changes. For example, for every 24 hours, enter 86,400,000, for every minute, enter 60,000, or for instant change, enter 100.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Belvedere.exe.
Latest comments
Checker on 2011-10-07 10:29

Uups, I missed that.
Thanks to tuiruru for notifying and thanks to I am Baas for the DL-update.

Napiophelios on 2012-01-26 01:16

Updated the DL link to v0.7

Checker on 2012-01-26 01:40

Uups, I missed that again ... shame on me.
Thanks for updating the link.

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TapinRadio v1.51.1 Private

webfork on 18 Jul 2015

NOTE: No longer freeware. Future works / updates by Raimersoft will not be tested.

TapinRadio is an Internet radio player and recorder that supports the major steaming media formats and includes quick search, smooth switching between stations, favorites, recording, and a "sleep" timer to close the program or shut down the computer after a set amount of time.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the portable_setup.exe and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Move all files within {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch TapinRadio.exe
What's new?
  • Updated: Language files
  • Updated: Minor problems
  • Removed: Reloading favorites backup
Latest comments
David Dollevoet on 2012-01-17 13:32

TapinRadio is my choice. It is a hefty 25 Mbytes, but it can play all of the formats in its database of 14,000 stations. And the GUI is my favorite.

I am Baas on 2012-01-24 14:21

Do not run the portable installer. See http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=46207#p46207

smaragdus on 2015-07-08 04:30

I don't get why one should use the latest version of TapinRadio which is ads-infested. The portable version of TapinRadio version 1.26 is clean- just extract and run. The installer of version 1.26 is also clean. Overall TapinRadio and Screamer Radio are quite similar but TapinRadio has a better handling of favourites (grouping).

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