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ShareX v12.2.0 Updated

billon on 22 Jun 2018
  • 13MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Jun 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

ShareX is a feature-rich screenshot utility that can grab a selected area with a single key and then edit, save to clipboard, drive and/or instantly upload them to 25+ different hosting services (posts to Imgur by default). ShareX can capture screenshots with variety of shapes including rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, triangle, diamond, polygon and freehand. Supports screenshots with transparency and shadow, as well as those that require scrolling. In addition to images, the program can upload other file types, supporting uploads from the clipboard, a watched folder, as well as drag-and-drop.

Additional tools include a powerful screen audio+video recorder (MP4/WEBM or animated GIF format), color picker, ruler, FTP client, monitor test, file hash checker, QR code generator+reader, image effects and much more.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET Framework 4.5+
Stealth: ? No. Log file saved to AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ShareX.exe.

Optionally,
  • Delete unnecessary language files
  • Enable portable video encoding via Task Settings - Screen Recorder - Screen recording options, clicking Download and then entering "ShareX\Tools\ffmpeg.exe" for the FFmpeg path
Similar/alternative apps: PicPick, Greenshot
What's new? See:
https://getsharex.com/changelog/
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-09-28 16:30

ShareX version 11.3.0 is labelled "Pre-release" (unstable), this is also implied by the download link provided at the official web-site (for version 11.2.1) and by the structure of the archive (ShareX-portable.zip).

Jaex on 2016-09-29 09:17

@smaragdus fixed portable zip structure now.

smaragdus on 2017-03-22 14:26

ShareX is not stealth, it creates "ShareX.exe.log" in AppData (C:\Users\UserNAme\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0\UsageLogs).

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WizFile v2.02 New

smaragdus on 20 Jun 2018
  • 17MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jun 2018
  • Suggested by smaragdus

WizFile is a near-instant search utility for finding files and folders. Results can be sorted by name, size or date, and file type (audio, video, image, compressed, etc). The program supports wildcards, AND/OR operations, and much more.

The program rapidly searches NTFS-formatted drives using the Master File Table feature so it's ready for use very quickly after launch. The program also supports non-NTFS formatted drives and network shares (e.g. //servername/sharename), monitoring for file changes and making search results visible in real-time.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder WizFile.ini (portable version)
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware (accepts donations)
How to extract: Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WizFile.exe or WizFile64.exe.

Note that WizFile.exe will auto-launch WizFile64.exe if running on 64 bit Windows and it finds it in the same folder.
Similar/alternative apps: Everything, UltraSearch, SwiftSearch
What's new?
  • Reduced memory use by around 45%.
  • Clicking "Clear" will now clear results when even if a non empty custom filter is active.
  • New "Clear search when minimized" option added (enabled by default). If enabled, minimizing the window will automatically clear the search results (as if "clear" was clicked). (This reduces memory and CPU use to the absolute minimum when WizFile is running in the background.)
  • Tray icon would not appear if WizFile configured to start with Windows.

FileOptimizer v12.90 Updated

billon on 19 Jun 2018
  • 194MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Jun 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

FileOptimizer is a broad format file compression tool used to reduce file size without changing the quality, known as "lossless." This is done via wide variety of optimization and recompression tools and techniques. Original files are sent to the recycle bin for restoration in the event the uncompressed version is preferred. A long list of supported formats include audio/video (MP3, OGG, M4A), image (GIF, JPEG, PNG), office formats (DOCX, XLSX, ODT, PDF) and system files (DLL, EXE).

Supports drag-and-drop of files into the window or onto the program icon. Note that by default the program removes metadata for many file types. This information reduces overall file size and protects privacy but is important to some users (e.g. photographers) and file search tools.

A 64-bit version is available within the folder, the author reports the program is functional in WINE, and can be used on the command line.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU AGPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FileOptimizer32.exe or FileOptimizer64.exe (for 64-bit OS).

Optionally, to save space:
  • 32-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer64.exe and the \Plugins64 folder
  • 64-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer32.exe and the \Plugins32 folder
  • Delete unnecessary language files
Similar/alternative apps: ArcThemALL!, PngOptimizer, RIOT
What's new? See:
https://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.io/static.php?page=FileOptimizer
Latest comments
nikkho on 2017-11-26 09:27

@Special do you mean that even if ads are not shown they are loaded?

nikkho on 2017-11-26 11:15

@Special. Fixed!
https://sourceforge.net/p/nikkhokkho/code/1124/

Special on 2018-05-23 14:52

Hmm no Change log/History for v12.80, this is a first.

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iPhotoDraw v2.6 (Build 6728) Updated

billon on 8 Jun 2018
  • 31MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Jun 2018
  • Suggested by simenwu

iPhotoDraw is a image editor and screencapture program. The program enables image filters, transformations, addendums, layers and arrangement. Photo filters include brightness/contrast, hues/saturation, inversion, sepia and grascale. Addendums include description text, call-out boxes (ballons), dimensions, stamps (1, 2, 3 ...) and more.

The program also includes image slicer, watermarks, a color picker, stamps and batch operations. Images can be sent to Microsoft Office, FTP, or other external programs.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .Net Framework 4.0 or later
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch iPhotoDraw.exe.
What's new? See:
http://www.iphotodraw.com/updates.php

Image Uploader v1.3.2.4568 Updated

billon on 3 Jun 2018
  • 22MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Jun 2018
  • Suggested by guinness

Image Uploader is a feature-rich tool for file upload (images and otherwise), link shortening, screen capture / annotation and extracting video frames. The program enables the quick upload of various files to many different hosting services without using their respective website interface via drag-and-drop, clipboard uploads, or those taken from the included screenshot tool.

Screenshots can be annotated on the screen while highlighted and the program can do full screen, active window, freehand, selected, area etc. as well as extract frames from video files. Includes batch uploads, hotkeys, watermarks, image text and more.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Apache License 2.0
How to extract: Download the "portable" 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Image Uploader.exe.

Note that context menu options are not portable.
Similar/alternative apps: MyImgur
What's new? See:
https://github.com/zenden2k/image-uploader/blob/1.3.2/changelog.txt
Latest comments
TP109 on 2016-03-20 17:42

A keeper. Very lightweight with many useful features.

webfork on 2016-05-03 21:30

Although it's an image uploader with a lot of capability, I was actually most impressed by the included screen capture system. The super easy annotation and batch uploads may completely change how I do screen captures.

smaragdus on 2016-11-22 05:48

@billon
What a bad news! Where did you get these rumours from? I hope the rumours are not true.

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XnView v2.45 Updated

billon on 31 May 2018
  • 21MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 31 May 2018
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

XnView is a feature-rich, customizable media viewer that supports more than 400 formats. Includes batch image converter/renamer as well as basic transformations (rotate, filters, effects, colors, multi-page etc.). Various viewing settings include tabbed interface, fullscreen, slideshow, web page, contact sheet, image compare and filmstrip layout. Includes scanner support, screen capture, Photoshop's 8bf plugins, image search, histogram, metadata viewer, automatic crop (deletes background), watermark, flash export and more. It can also store thumbnails to a temp folder rather than each image folder accessed, which is handy for portable use.

Alternatively, XnView Portable is pre-configured and automatically supports PDF interpreter/rendering engine Ghostscript Portable.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for non-commercial use
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create a file in the same folder called xnview.ini with the following content:

    [Cache]
    SavingMode=1

    [Start]
    ParamsSavingMode=1
    SavingMode=1

  3. Launch xnview.exe

    Optionally, English speakers can delete the \Languages folder to save space.
Similar/alternative apps: IrfanView, Imagine, FastStone Image Viewer
What's new? See:
https://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=37528
Latest comments
Wolfghost on 2013-11-19 14:57

C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Roaming\XnView
Even with ini content as shown!

I am Baas on 2013-11-19 23:31

@Wolfghost

tested on win 7.54, nothing written to the registry.

refack on 2016-10-12 21:07

MSVCR71.DLL MSVCP71.DLL are no longer dependencies
only `msvcp110_win.dll` but it's lazy loaded

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Honeyview v5.27 Updated

billon on 24 May 2018
  • 16MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 May 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Honeyview is a fast image viewer supporting compressed image files often used for comics/manga/photos. Enables slideshow views with repeat, randomize, transitions, filters, interpolation, rotation and zoom options. Unlike many graphics programs, Honeyview can show all images from an entire directory tree and not just one folder.

Functional on 64-bit and supports most common image types including BMP, JPG, GIF/Animated GIF, TIFF, PNG, TGA, PSD, JPEG 2000 (JP2, J2K), JPEG XR/HD Photo (WDP, HDP), DNG. Supported Archive Formats include ZIP/CBZ, RAR/CBR, LZH/LHA, TAR, 7Z, HV3, ALZ and EGG.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Honeyview32.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: CDisplayEx
What's new? New:
  • Copy file path to the clipboard as well as image data when pressing Ctrl+C.
Fixed:
  • Some errors during folder navigation using [, ] key.
  • Minor bugs.
Latest comments
Userfriendly on 2015-02-17 13:52

Honeyview also has 64-bit executable and plugins available in the installer version. Extract with 7zip.

smaragdus on 2015-07-24 10:46

HoneyView 5.12 (Build 4603) has been released.

ripu on 2015-07-25 10:43

It's the best image viewer I've ever used. Awesome UI and hotkeys, fast; everything I wanted in an image viewer. Near perfect.

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Xlideit Image Viewer v1.0.180518 Updated

billon on 18 May 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 May 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Xlideit Image Viewer bundles an image, document and video viewer with a basic graphic editor. The interface is customizable to show groups of thumbnails and subfolders. Edition tools include crop, rotate/flip, convert and tag viewer/editor. Includes additional options to generate slideshows.

Note that at first launch, the program launches full screen and opens any images on the desktop.

Format support: views most common image formats as well as Photoshop, PCX, TIF, WMF and TGA. Video formats include MPG, MP4, WMV and AVI while document preview is limited to HTM, MHT and RTF.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch Xlideit.exe

Optionally:
  1. Choose the gear icon (Settings) and select the Setup tab (this may or may not automatically appear upon opening your first image)
  2. Uncheck "Add a shortcut to the start menu"
Similar/alternative apps: FastStone Image Viewer, JPEGview, NexusImage, MycView
What's new?
  • Button to set the wallpaper in the toolbar (hidden by default).
  • Button to show drawing options in image processing panel.
  • Line smooth and smooth on draw options moved to drawing tools.
  • Option to fade out the tooltips in program settings.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2016-02-01 17:13

Great viewer, currently my favourite.

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GIMP Portable v2.8.22 Updated

billon on 22 May 2018
  • 176MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a powerful photo and image editor for composition and authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, a high quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter and much more.

GIMP Portable is a portable version of GIMP. Also available is an add-on which adjusts GIMP's layout to mimic Photoshop and switched on single-window mode.

Alternatively, another portable package is X-Gimp.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch GIMPPortable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TwistedBrush Open Studio, PhotoFiltre, PhotoDemon
What's new? See:
https://www.gimp.org/release-notes/
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2013-07-08 12:39

Portable apps file appears to be missing.

webfork on 2013-07-10 00:22

hamasaki: works fine for me

JohnTHaller on 2013-07-10 13:27

There was a typo in the download URL on launch day that was fixed within an hour or so.

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TreeView Player v2018 May 15 Updated

billon on 15 May 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 May 2018
  • Suggested by joby_toss

TreeView Player (formerly Ubiquitous Player) includes a wide variety of programs in a single window. Includes a music player, web browser, image viewer, text editor, file manager, games, calculator and many more.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Free for non-commercial use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch TreeViewPlayer.exe.
What's new? See:
http://ubiquitous-player.blogspot.com/
Latest comments
Checker on 2015-03-30 18:24

By the author of Ubiquitous Player:

I've decided to stop updating this program. In 3 years I received exactly zero feedback on it, so I guess no one really uses it.

Thanks.

shnbwmn on 2016-05-17 21:37

So ... is this program being actively developed again now?

MIKLO on 2016-08-23 14:32

WOW this is still being updated I'm surprised but anytime someone is willing to improve their software 4me its a good thing. I used this some time back it does a lot of things but to me is just way to busy although it did work well when I used. :)
MIKLO

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PeaZip v6.6.0 Updated

billon on 6 May 2018
  • 25MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 May 2018
  • Suggested by Yucca

PeaZip is a feature-rich file archiver with broad support for 100+ archive types. The file manager interface includes a hash tool, file wipe, file associations, themes, estimated compression level, system benchmark, image crop/rename and much more. Note that tools setup through the task scheduler are not portable.

Formats supported include most mainstream archive formats, including 7ZIP, ACE (read), BZIP2, CAB, GZIP, MSI (extr.), RAR (extr.), TAR, UPX, ZIP, as well as it's own PEA format.

Cross platform (Linux/BSD) and a 64-bit version is available. Alternatively, PeaZip Portable portablizes bookmarks and includes both 32 and 64-bit versions, automatically using the proper one on each PC.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: LGPL
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch peazip.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: 7-Zip
What's new? See:
http://www.peazip.org/changelog.html
Latest comments
AndTheWolf on 2014-11-16 17:37

Download link (http://www.peazip.org/peazip-portable.html) raises a 404 "not found" error. Link instead just to http://www.peazip.org/ or to http://peazip.sourceforge.net/peazip-portable.html.

webfork on 2014-11-16 18:56

AndTheWolf: Joby updated, thanks for the note

Happy.Camper2 on 2014-12-24 02:22

My experience with PeaZip is to go to:

HomePage: http://www.peazip.org/
Download Link: http://www.peazip.org/downloads/peazip-5.5.2.WINDOWS.exe

Happy Holidays to everyone :)

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DiskInternals Linux Reader v2.7.0 Updated

billon on 5 May 2018
  • 21MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 May 2018
  • Suggested by AlephX

DiskInternals Linux Reader provides several disk management tools in an easy-to-use interface. Most notably it includes a tool for reading disks formatted to to a variety of file systems for Mac and Linux, as well as virtual disks from VMware, VirtualBox, VirtualPC and Parallels (VMDK, VHD, VDI, HDS), as well as a disk image creator. The interface includes a disk usage window, basic file search, and a preview option for pictures and text.

Can create disk images (.img and .dsk), including boot sector. Filesystems supported include:

  • Ext2/3/4
  • ReiserFS, Reiser4
  • HFS, HFS+ (Mac OS)
  • FAT, exFAT
  • NTFS, ReFS (next-gen Windows filesystem)
  • UFS2

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder).

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. HKLM\SOFTWARE\DiskInternals, HKCU\Software\DiskInternals
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract the files with Universal Extractor to a temporary folder
  2. Move the contents of $INSTDIR to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch LinuxReader.exe (for 32-bit OS) or LinuxReader64.exe (for 64-bit OS)
Similar/alternative apps: Explore2fs Portable Edition
Latest comments
Midas on 2016-01-14 15:28

@checker: after my experience with the largely illiterate (*ducks*) masses of the Net, I believe a link is more eloquent and straightforward than a note. For one, it's part of the the database structure, while a note is easy to overlook. I motion for the link to be reinstated.

SYSTEM on 2016-01-14 16:11

@Midas: I agree. I was the one who added the 64-bit download link before Checker removed it.

webfork on 2017-03-01 19:13

Tested with Mac-formatted HFS+ drive today and this worked beautifully. Very easy and fast.

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FastStone Image Viewer v6.5 Updated

billon on 3 May 2018
  • 16MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 May 2018
  • Suggested by Widya Santoso

FastStone Image Viewer is an image browser, viewer and converter that supports resizing, renaming, cropping, color adjustments, watermarks, lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image frames, scanner support, histogram and more. It also includes a built-in slideshow with 60+ transitional effects. It supports all major graphic formats including BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO, TGA and several Camera RAWs.

The program includes metadata (EXIF) tools including the ability to pull up a map of where a given picture was taken by looking at GPS data.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for non-commercial use
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FSViewer.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language and help files.
Similar/alternative apps: IrfanView, XnView, Imagine
What's new?
  • Enhanced:
    • The Import Photos and Videos tool. Now it allows you to import both photos and videos from cell phones, digital cameras and card readers. Previously, video files could not be imported;
    • The internal Video Player.
  • Increased the maximum time interval (from 5 minutes to 1 hour) in slideshow.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.
Latest comments
Bruce on 2016-08-29 07:36

I'm a great fan of this program. And, as I've said before, just when you think FastStone Image Viewer can't get better the developers come up with another gem ... this time it supports dual instances, which allows you to run two image viewers at the same time, drag and drop images between them, and compare images from different folders side by side. Well done FastStone!

xor on 2018-02-18 00:26

This is my complimentary app to the well known big-one. I'm having trouble renaming a file (F2) it takes 5 seconds to rename it, I had to go back to version 5.3 where it's all fast and normal, no idea if this a bug or a Win 10 thing or something else.

zorro on 2018-02-18 06:05

@xor: must be related to your system. I'm using the newest version on Win 8.1 x64 and just tested all renaming methods - no problems, no delay. All other functions work as well fast and flawless.

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UNetbootin v6.61 Updated

billon on 30 Apr 2018
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by donald

UNetbootin allows you to create a bootable operating system on a USB drive without burning a CD. Can use regular ISO files or download from any of the major Linux and FreeBSD distributions (Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, NetBSD, etc.) as well as bootable system utilities for repair, recovery, testing and more.

Also available for Mac and Linux.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download unetbootin-windows-xxx.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: Universal USB Installer, Rufus
What's new? See:
https://github.com/unetbootin/unetbootin/commit/master
Latest comments
bzl333 on 2013-07-27 00:36

up to version 5.85 now at sourceforge.

TP109 on 2014-11-26 02:56

This is ideal for installing Linux distros. Has worked flawlessly so far. Can't say the same for similar apps.

webfork on 2016-10-10 22:00

I used this program successfully to get Ubuntu set up on an old Mac.

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SunlitGreen BatchBlitz v3.4.0.1069 Updated

billon on 27 Apr 2018
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by ashghost

BatchBlitz is a batch image processor with an included photo edit program. It allows you to add a watermarks, filter source files, rename/convert images, resize/rotate, automatically apply color corrections and more. An instant preview gives you a look at effects before executing. Additionally, the program supports regular expressions for filtering files to be processed and for the renaming of files. A wizard can categorize files based on metadata (EXIF or IPTC tags).

While the editor program (SunlitGreen Photo Editor) is separate from the batch program, it's included in the application folder or can be launched from within BatchBlitz.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch BatchBlitz.exe
Latest comments
Wolfghost on 2011-02-01 18:12

>AndtheWolf. Updated ;)

webfork on 2015-09-04 01:58

smaragdus: Thanks for the info but I think this topic is better served in the forums. Could you move it from here and over at the SunlitGreen Photo Editor entry?

smaragdus on 2015-09-05 00:59

@webfork
Done.

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SunlitGreen Photo Editor v1.5.0.1065 Updated

billon on 27 Apr 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by Wolfghost

SunlitGreen Photo Editor is a lightweight photo enhancer and color editor. Features drag and drop, viewer with easy-to-use zoom tools, edit/save image selections, automatic color correction as well as advanced, channel-oriented color corrections, previewable image adjustments, as well as image filters for creating special effects.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PhotoEditor.exe
Similar/alternative apps: PhotoFiltre, PhotoScape
Latest comments
Wolfghost on 2011-02-01 18:12

>AndtheWolf. Updated ;)

zorro on 2016-09-25 13:18

It should be mentioned that the screenshot shows the unreleased Pro-version. The actual program does NOT support layers!

webfork on 2016-10-08 06:37

@zorro: that's accurate - I'll try to get the screenshot updated soon.

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PDF-XChange Editor v7.0.325.1 Updated

billon on 25 Apr 2018
  • 95MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by Midas

PDF-XChange Editor is a feature-rich PDF viewer and editor with a tabbed interface. The program includes edition of text-based PDFs, OCR of image based/scanned PDF's to fully text-searchable PDFs, full document spellchecking, rotate/crop documents, add comments/annotations to any PDF file, QR codes and more. You can apply custom stamps from any image/PDF file/Windows clipboard, mark-up pages with text and objects and add/edit hyperlinks.

The program supports export to text or image (BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG etc.).

Note: The free PDF-XChange Editor lacks some features present in the registered version (payware). Some "Pro" features noted with with a shopping cart icon can be used, but add a watermark upon saving.

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 "Portable Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PDFXEdit.exe.

Optionally:
  • Disable the available "pro" features via the Edit menu and choose Preferences. Then select the Registration tab and check Hide all licensed features from toolbars and menus
  • Delete unnecessary language files
Similar/alternative apps: Foxit Reader, PDF XChange Viewer
What's new? See:
https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-editor/history
Latest comments
Midas on 2017-03-09 13:12

Motion granted. :D

MIKLO on 2017-05-13 17:23

As with other PDF-Exchange products the editor doesn't disappoint, it works as advertised and does all I want and more :)

MIKLO

webfork on 2017-09-29 01:48

I had a document with both text and pasted images. While Acrobat Pro kept complaining there was rendered text and wouldn't OCR the available images, PDFXChange got right to it.

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qTox v1.14.1 Updated

smaragdus on 14 Apr 2018
  • 39MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by smaragdus

qTox is an easy, secure instant messaging and VoIP client for the Tox network. The program includes standard features like chat between users, group chats, file transfer with image preview, as well as high-quality audio and video calls with group call capability.

The program is peer-to-peer, meaning no central server is necessary for the network to function.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac, Windows, FreeBSD and Android.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Windows 8: Empty folder written to \AppData\Roaming\tox
Windows 7: Duplicate user files saved to \AppData\Roaming\tox
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch qtox.exe
  3. Create a username and optional password
  4. Click the settings button (gear icon), choose the Advanced tab, and select "Make Tox portable"
Optionally, close the program and delete the folder C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\tox\ (this makes the program more stealth)
Similar/alternative apps: Isotoxin, Ricochet, TorChat
What's new? See:
https://github.com/tux3/qTox/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2017-04-27 01:44

Portability may be lost after update- re-enable it from "Settings" - "Advanced" - "Make Tox portable".

webfork on 2018-01-15 19:20

@billon: Thanks, posted something in forums about it.

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AnyBurn v4.1 Updated

billon on 2 Apr 2018
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by joby_toss

AnyBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / Blu-ray disc burning software with most common features. Includes the ability to burn files/image to disc, create an image from disc, drive info, disc copy, image file conversion (e.g. ISO -> BIN/CUE) and erase rewritable. Can also burn audio files (MP3, FLAC, APE, M4A, WAV, WMA etc.) to audio CD.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder).

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Choose either AnyBurn(32-bit) or AnyBurn(64-bit) folder, depending on your OS
  3. Delete unnecessary language files
  4. Create a file named anyburn.ini with the following contents:

    [Settings]
    CheckUpgrade=-2147483648


  5. Launch AnyBurn.exe
What's new?
  • Some minor bug fixes and enhancements.
Latest comments
DzejPy on 2016-03-06 12:29

Sorry, the correct version number AnyBurn with the ISO editor is 3.1
Works well. And it's the only free ISO editor (that i know).

turionaltec on 2016-04-13 01:37

Thanks DzejPy. The interface seems clunky, but if it allows modifying bootable ISOs, it could be a winner! I've been looking for a suitable replacement for ImgBurn ever since they added OpenCandy bundleware. This might be it!

PAFuser on 2018-03-30 21:29

Windows10 Defender picks up anyburn.exe (64bit) as containing a virus, virustotal marks it clean for all other scanners. Malwarebytes scan (of folder) found no problem. Appears to be a false positive. Put in exception, have had no problems.

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Screenshot Captor v4.29.0 Updated

billon on 2 Apr 2018
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by Ehtyar

Screenshot Captor (SC) is a tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. The program is optimized for taking lots of screenshots with minimal intervention and makes it easy to add and edit callout arrows and text boxes. Allows automatic or on-demand uploading to image hosting services or sending by email. Can grab images from multiple sources including webcams and scanners, including lots of scanner acquisition tools and image correction. Supports multiple monitors, is able to capture Windows 7/8 partial transparency effects, and has a powerful scrolling capture tool.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder.
Note: ColorCop's version included with SC is no longer natively portable -- you'll have to revert to v5.3 if you use the color picker.
Stealth: ? No. Creates HKCU\RtColorPicker registry key, if you use the color picker included.
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
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:
  1. Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Rename the file ConfigDir_Default.ini to ConfigDir.ini
  3. Launch ScreenshotCaptor.exe
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX, PicPick, FastStone Capture
What's new? See:
http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?topic=3474.0
Latest comments
ripu on 2015-02-18 09:00

@Midas I only tried the screenshot feature, and it did not create HKEY_CURRENT_USER\RtColorPicker or any other registry entry.

Midas on 2015-02-18 16:22

@ripu: thanks for reporting.

webfork on 2018-06-23 14:09

I just need to say again, good god this has a ton of features. It's far from smooth or intuitive, but if you do a lot with screenshots, you should get acquainted with what this can do.

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QTranslate v6.5.1

billon on 23 Mar 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

QTranslate is a front-end for various translation websites. Open the main window to enter or paste text or simply select text and press a hotkey for a popup translation window. The program also has the ability to search in offline XDXF dictionaries, speech recognition, text to speech synthesis, image text recognition, spell checking, virtual keyboard, search the web and more.

Supported translation services are Google Translate, Bing Translator, Promt, Babylon, SDL FreeTranslation.com, Yandex.Translate, youdao, Baidu, Naver and DeepL; dictionaries: ABBYY Lingvo Live, Babylon Dictionary, Definr, Google, ImTranslator, Multitran, Oxford Learner Dictionary, Reverso, Urban Dictionary, Wikipedia and WordReference.

Although the hotkeys can be modified, the following are available by default:

  • Show the translation window: CTRL+Q (press CTRL twice for the main window)
  • Speak text: Ctrl+E
  • Perform a web search: Ctrl+W

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Internet Connection
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QTranslate.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary locales and themes.
What's new? New:
  • History export to CSV format.
  • 'Remove line breaks' option (fixes PDF translation).
Fixed:
  • Microsoft translation service.
  • Popup window is closed immediately on mouse exit.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-03-13 10:50

And yet, QTranslate v6.3.1.zip portable downloads without a hitch.

That'll teach you even thinking about using an installer...;-)

smaragdus on 2017-03-13 12:53

@__philippe
I never ever thought of using the installer, I was just testing the download link- the problem with the installer download doesn't appear for the first time. However both primary download links (installer & archive) work fine now.
Thanks to the developer for maintaining and improving the program and for not ruining the interface (so far) like many other freeware developers did recently.

__philippe on 2017-03-13 13:34

@smaragdus

Just teasing, of course...;-)

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PassMark OSFMount v2.0.1001

billon on 22 Mar 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by Stone Tablet

OSFMount is a collection of virtual drive tools that allows mounting local disk image files as a drive letter, RAM disks and mounting CD or DVD images (for simplicity or speed). Supported image types include IMG, DD, ISO, BIN, NRG, SDI, AFF, AFM, AFD, VMDK (used by VMware), VHD (Virtual PC) and more.

The program is ideal for machines without a CD/DVD drive and, as most images are bit-for-bit copies of disk partitions, many programs will treat them as the real thing, enabling programs that require a program disc. For disk images, the program can give access to these files without booting or other required visualization software. RAM disks have a variety of uses including high speed caches, programs with frequent/intense disk reads/writes and some database applications.

Command line tools are also included.

Note: The developer warns: "it is recommended that 64-bit Windows is used when large disk image files are to be mounted."

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_OSFMOUNT

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\OSFMount
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Move the files in {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch OSFMount.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Portable WinCDEmu, DiskInternals Linux Reader
What's new?
  • Updated/added warning and error messages when using format option on command line when specifying a ram drive that is smaller than 260MB.
  • Fixed issue with detecting partitions for ImageUSB images.
  • Microsoft signed OSFMount.sys driver for Windows 10.
Latest comments
Midas on 2014-05-12 16:06

@freakazoid: CDmage is ancient, I'm surprised someone even uses it anymore... :)

skall on 2015-02-23 10:21

whenever i try to mount an image (different formats), the message 'wrong parameter' appears and the new drive is not selectable? i am using the 64bit version and have admin rights.

any hints what might cause this?

i might be wrong, but it seems like this is the only up to date portable virtual cdrom software for win8.1?

Portable Reviewer on 2015-09-15 12:36

@Midas CDmage works like a charm unlike PassMark OSFMount despite "being ancient". Nothing ancient about it. PassMark OSFMount couldn't detect my image file properly as @freakazoid experienced. In fact very few free portable mount tools could handle my image file properly. I'm surprised you don't use CDmage to mount......

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Free Shooter v2.0.1

webfork on 22 Mar 2018
  • 503KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by smaragdus

Free Shooter is lightweight, easy-to-use tool for taking screenshots. This simple program supports 3 capture modes: full screen, active window and selected region along with 5 output file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG and TIFF. Other features include copying image to clipboard, capture sound, mouse cursor inclusion, clear window transparency, disable aero effect, customizable shortcut keys, always on top, tray control, multi-monitor support and more.

A 64-bit version is available (included in archive).

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 GPLv3
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch freeshooter.exe from 32 or 64 folder (for 64-bit OS).
Similar/alternative apps: Lightscreen, WinSnap
Latest comments
webfork on 2018-03-22 20:57

Nice to have an actively developed screenshot tool that doesn't rely on dotNET libraries.

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QuickViewer v1.1.0

billon on 13 Mar 2018
  • 43MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by smaragdus

QuickViewer is a fast, versatile and customizable graphics viewer. View features include full screen, spread format, slideshow and various zoom options. The program supports drag and drop, always on top, history, bookmarks, catalogs, customizable shortcut keys, EXIF information and automatic rotation according to EXIF, send image to mail client, rich context menu and more.

Formats supported include common graphics (BMP, PNG, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, TGA, ICO, WEBP, DDS), animation (APNG, GIF), archives and comic books archives (7Z, RAR, ZIP, CBR, CBZ) and raw image formats (Canon- CRW & CR2, Nicon- NEF, Ricoh- DNG, Sony- ARW etc.).

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL v3.0
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QuickViewer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: FastStone Image Viewer, Honeyview, IrfanView, XnView
What's new? See:
https://github.com/kanryu/quickviewer/releases

Inkscape Portable v0.92.3

billon on 13 Mar 2018
  • 247MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by Danilo

Inkscape is a vector graphics editor and open alternative to commercial apps like Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X. Useful for branding, icons, web design, publishing and even illustrated maps, it supports features like shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns and grouping. Uses the open W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format, as well as exporting to other vector-based and standard image types like PNG. Imports formats such as JPEG, PNG and TIFF.

Inkscape Portable is a portable wrapper distributed by the publisher using the PortableApps.com format. Alternatively, X-Inkscape is another wrapper that writes settings to the application folder.

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 self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch InkScapePortable.exe.
What's new? See:
http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Release_notes
Latest comments
webfork on 2012-03-04 21:45

Danix: Thanks for the update. Change is posted.

AndTheWolf on 2015-02-28 18:15

Version 0.91 is available. Links to both 32-bit and 64-bit 7z archives and to Portable Apps version are at https://inkscape.org/en/download/windows/

Checker on 2015-02-28 19:43

@ AndTheWolf: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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Artweaver Free v6.0.8

billon on 9 Mar 2018
  • 41MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by Island Boy

Artweaver is an image editor that tries to simulate natural brush tools eg. chalk, charcoal, pencils. It supports common image formats such as BMP, GIF, JPEG, PCX, TGA, TIFF, PNG and PSD, in addition to its own format (AWD). Image editing functions includes selection, gradient, crop, fill, transparency, layers, effects (sharpen, blur, emboss, mosaic etc.).

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Move the contents of {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Create a text file Artweaver.ini in that folder with the content:

    [Settings]
    LangFilePath=Languages\Artweaver_en.lng

  4. Launch Artweaver.exe
What's new?
  • Reduced overall memory usage.
  • Fixed:
    • A crash closing all documents with a special tab arrangement;
    • Not updating coordinates while a tool is in use;
    • Wrong shown transformation frame with low zoom levels.
Latest comments
ishldgetoutmore on 2011-12-07 21:49

I used Universal Extractor to open the installer, then copied the {app} folder to my PortableApps directory on my USB drive. I renamed it to Artweaver and created the .ini file. Seems to run just fine! I guess the {embedded} directory contains license files and so forth; not necessary to run the program. Very nice!

dany on 2011-12-08 00:06

@foxcole: click the link in 'how to extract.', you need to replace bin/innounp.exe with the latest version, yours only supports versions up to 5.1.1. Innounp version 0.36 supports unpacking version 5.4.2 Inno Setup installers.
Worked for me.

Happy.Camper2 on 2017-03-10 19:34

Sadly, The Artweaver Team will shutdown on
06/01/2017.
Article at Artweaver blog=>
https://www.artweaver.de/en/blog/80

Take Care All,
Happy Camper2

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QuickImageComment v4.31

billon on 2 Mar 2018
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Mar 2018
  • Suggested by Midas

QuickImageComment is a tool with a variety of tools around viewing, editing and removing digital image metadata files. It can sync times, compare, export, or use the data to modify the file name (e.g. rename the the file to the date the photo was taken).

The program functions with JPEG, TIFF and various RAW formats, retrieving data from a variety of formats including EXIF, IPTC and XMP properties.

The program has privacy features of deleting all metadata, which can include location and equipment used) as well as batch operations.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract it to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch QuickImageComment.exe or QuickImageCommentX64.exe
  3. After choosing the program language, select "Program folder" for "Storage location for user settings" and click "OK"
Similar/alternative apps: ExifDataView, ExifToolGUI,
What's new? See:
http://www.quickimagecomment.de/index.php/en/change-history
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-09-28 17:13

@IanFromBarrie
The corruption of QuickImageComment archives happen when they are downloaded by Free Download Manager and some other download managers. It seems that the problem is caused by Phoca Download (http://www.phoca.cz/phocadownload) the official web-site uses. In order to get the file right please download it via a browser.
For more information please see this forum post:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=83259#p83259

xor on 2016-09-28 20:57

looking forward not to hear excuses about some tags related to Exif.Photo.MakerNote, Exif.Image.Make and their dependencies that can't be removed which represent roughly 40 KB of file size

__philippe on 2016-11-17 14:16

QuickImageComment v4.26 released as of 17-NOV-2016

- fixed page display bug introduced in v4.25

Update notification courtesy smaragdus:
https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=84127#p84127

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IrfanView v4.51

billon on 27 Feb 2018
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

IrfanView is a viewer for a wide variety of image, audio and video formats. The program includes batch processing, creation of panoramic images, edition of multi-page TIFF files, lossless JPEG rotate/crop and effects such as sharpen and blur. Other tools such as screen capture, scanner, slideshow, plugin support and ability to capture icons from EXE or DLL.

Alternatively, IrfanView Portable is also available and updates drive letters and handles registry keys.

Category:
System Requirements: WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKCR\IrfanView
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for non-commerical use
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete iv_uninstall.exe
  3. Optionally, download the plugins ZIP package and extract the contents to the Plugins sub folder
  4. Launch i_view32.exe or i_view64.exe (for 64-bit OS)
Note: Plugins adds more than 20 megs to the size and support for more graphics, audio, video and more. Plugins for OCR and PDF tools are available separate download -- see the thread in forums on how to enable them with portable installations.
Similar/alternative apps: XnView, Imagine, FastStone Image Viewer
What's new?
  • Improved JPG save option: "Set file size" (no RIOT PlugIn needed).
  • New options in IrfanView Shell Extension (PlugIns website).
  • Support for animated WebP files.
  • Some fixes (Zoom box text, EXE/DLL icon loading).
  • Several PlugIns are changed/updated, please download the newest versions.
Latest comments
zorro on 2017-10-14 20:18

Attention! Version 4.50 changes the ini-file to unicode (UTF16 LE) - as a side-effect the dropdown-zoombox in the menu (if activated) doesn't show up the percentage-steps any more, only %%. You can still type in the desired percentage and press enter, but the predefined steps don't work. This sure will be corrected, but if someone can't live with that: stay with V4.44 until next version.

zorro on 2018-02-28 06:26

As mentioned above the problems with unicode were solved. Zip now contains a text file with following advise:

>> Please start IrfanView and call (once) any of the dialogs:
- Properties (P), or
- File->Open (O), or
- File->Save As (S), or
- Batch (B)
to convert/set IrfanView INI file to UNICODE mode !

If the INI file is not converted to Unicode, some of the options (like filenames, paths or text options)
may NOT be saved properly and the feature may not be working as expected.

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Subtitle Edit v3.5.6

billon on 27 Feb 2018
  • 19MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by Userfriendly

Subtitle Edit is a subtitle editor for creating, editing, sync'ing, adjusting, repair and translation of subtitles. The program can also import and OCR vobsub and blu-ray image based subtitles (even from matroska/mp4 files).

Supports more than 200 subtitle formats and written in C#.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET Framework 4.0+
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes. Problems with unicode characters (WinXP).
Use font Lucida Sans Unicode/Times New Roman.
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the "Portable version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SubtitleEdit.exe.
What's new? See:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/SubtitleEdit/subtitleedit/master/Changelog.txt
Latest comments
Checker on 2014-12-02 17:25

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

CornHolio the Gringo on 2015-08-06 20:39

Subtitle Edit, is the subtitle-editor Ive been using to sync the subs
Ive downed, and has worked flawlessly.

MIKLO on 2018-02-28 10:14

Hmmm and all this time I have been using notepad to edit any subtitle that needed editing....am I missing something or is there really an advantage to using software such as this?

MIKLO

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JPEGView v1.0.37

billon on 24 Feb 2018
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by infimum

JPEGView is a minimalistic viewer/editor designed to view images from digital cameras full screen and with highest quality possible. Basic image editing functionality is provided, allowing correction for typical problems as color cast, high/low contrast, orientation and under- or overexposure very quickly and interactively during review of the images. The program can view and save JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF, or WEBP. Includes batch rename and copy features.

While JPEGView is not intended as a replacement for a full-blown image editor, the included tool set of commonly-used modifications means such editors should be needed less often.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder).

Alternatively, JPEGView Portable is also available from PortableApps.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a temproary folder
  2. Choose the folder for your operating system (JPEGView32 or JPEGView64) and copy to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch JPEGView.exe
Similar/alternative apps: FreeVimager
What's new? See:
https://sourceforge.net/p/jpegview/news/
Latest comments
webfork on 2018-01-19 17:30

Needless to say, this program is drastically better than the included image viewer for Win10.

alanc on 2018-02-25 05:00

I agree with the positive comments. I scanned all my ancient negatives and slides to huge tif files. This is the only viewer that opens these full screen instantly on my machine. Other progs have more functionality, and I have those, but as a graphics viewer on a Windows box, this is unrivalled.

To put it on the right click context menu for a folder, make and run a reg file as follows:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\JPEGView]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\JPEGView\command]
@="C:\\Portables\\Graphics\\JPEGView64\\JPEGView.exe \"%1\""
_____________________________________________________________________________________________


where "C:\\Portables\\Graphics\\JPEGView64\\JPEGView.exe" is your path to the exe.

shnbwmn on 2018-05-07 06:10

You can also use something like eXpresso[1], which has the benefit of being global and singular.

[1]: http://www.lupopensuite.com/db/expresso.htm

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Quick Any2Ico v2.3.0.0

billon on 20 Feb 2018
  • 343KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Quick Any2Ico can take high quality icon or image files from a binary executable or resource file (.exe or .dll). Icons can be exported to a variety of formats with available sizing options. The program can also be used to add or remove image formats from icon files.

Command-line capabilities included.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download Quick_Any2Ico.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: ToYcon, Imagicon
What's new? See:
http://www.carifred.com/quick_any2ico/#whats_new
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2017-04-03 15:10

Very nice, I am able to make icons with this app when IcoFX2 is unable.Quick Any2Ico has a small footprint & is fast and reliable along with being very user friendly.
MIKLO

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FreeVimager v7.7.0

billon on 19 Feb 2018
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

FreeVimager is a fast media viewer and image editor with full screen and multi-monitor support. Includes various image modification tools (lossless rotate and crop, resize, brightness, contrast, sharpen) and analysis tools. Includes batch processing and CD/DVD slideshow creation, as well as a random setting. Touch screen gesture support for zoom in/out and for next/previous picture. Includes EXIF date / time adjustment, view image location in Google Maps and can edit JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG, PCX and EMF, as well as save to PDF.

Also includes basic screenshot and scanning tools.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download FreeVimager-x.x.x-Portable.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new?
  • Bigger close buttons for dialogs (handy for tablets).
  • Replaced menu circles with check marks.
Latest comments
ripu on 2016-02-15 09:54

It again created that log file named log.txt. It contains some errors that occurred some days only. And when that happens, it does not remain stealth.

smaragdus on 2016-09-21 17:40

FreeVimager (version 5.1.0) creates "FreeVimagerShared" folder in Temp:
"C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FreeVimagerShared"

__philippe on 2017-10-19 11:23

FreeVimager v7.5.0
Dropped Windows XP and Windows 2003 support...:-(

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DropIt v8.5.1

billon on 11 Feb 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by Lupo73

DropIt provides a floating target image on your desktop that you can drag-and-drop files to quickly process them with a predefined action. Actions include: copy, compress, extract, rename, delete, split, join, encrypt, decrypt, open with, print, upload, send by mail, create gallery, create list, create playlist, create shortcut, copy to clipboard, change properties and ignore. A destination can be chosen for each association defined, as well as group associations in any number of profiles.

Users can create rules to filter files based on name, directory, size, date, properties, content or regular expressions. Existing files in destination folders can be defined to overwrite, skip, or rename them. It includes a multi-language interface, folder monitoring, shared folders support, SendTo and Command-Line support, environment variables support, automatic update and much more.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DropIt.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Drop Zone
What's new? See:
http://www.dropitproject.com/changelog.txt
Latest comments
treis on 2011-05-31 14:37

Congrats. Dropit has a mention on lifehacker.
http://ca.lifehacker.com/5806828/dropit-keeps-your-desktop-clean-by-sorting-all-your-files-for-you

hamasaki on 2013-11-11 08:49

Great little utility. I regularly have a lot of zip files I need to move to different locations. This is a real timesaver.

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A Sharper Scaling V1.2

billon on 5 Feb 2018
  • 624KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Apr 2017
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

A Sharper Scaling is a high quality image scaling technology mainly developed for upscaling. It preserves more details when creating larger resolution images from smaller ones compared to traditional methods (e.g. bicubic interpolation). It supports batch processing of images.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Windows registry
Dependencies: .NET Framework 3.5+
Stealth: ? No. HKCU\Software\A Sharper Scaling
Unicode support: Yes
License: Creative Commons BY-ND
How to extract: Download the "Mobile (zipped) version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ASharperScaling.exe.

PDF-XChange Viewer v2.5.322.8

billon on 26 Jan 2018
  • 20MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by Myles

PDF-XChange Viewer is a feature-rich program that displays multiple PDF documents within a tabbed interface. Edit features include the ability to rotate documents, add comments/annotations to any PDF file, apply custom stamps from any image/PDF file/Windows clipboard, mark-up pages with text and objects, and type directly on any PDF page in "Typewriter" mode. The program supports exporting to BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG etc., or extracting text from a PDF page/file. Additional features include capturing the document with the snapshot tool (copies an area to clipboard), measuring tools for distance, area and perimeter, and more. A recommended picture-to-text OCR plugin is available (thanks Bruce) as is a PDF help file.

Reported as functional on Mac/Linux under WINE. Alternatively, PDF-XChange Viewer Portable adjusts paths, with an OCR plugin and help file available from the website as separate downloads.

Note:

  • The free PDF-XChange Viewer lacks some features present in the registered version (payware) and, while some "Pro" features can still be used, they'll add a watermark to the document edited upon saving
  • For 64-bit, see forum post

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Optionally, delete unnecessary language files and install OCR plugin
  3. Launch PDFXCview.exe
Similar/alternative apps: SumatraPDF, PDF-XChange Editor, STDU Viewer
What's new? See:
https://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer/history
Latest comments
Midas on 2016-03-27 20:32

FYI, additional languages OCR downloads are available from http://www.tracker-software.com/pdf-xchange-viewer-ocr ...

Mixture on 2017-02-07 16:30

@zorro:
I updated my default PDF viewer (PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.320) today. Tracker Software still updates the Viewer.
Why don't I use the PDF-XChange Editor? Simple, I need a PDF viewer, not an editor.

PAFuser on 2017-06-30 15:11

Mixture is correct. Only need as viewer with able to add text comment (download utility bills and mark date paid, less paper stored).

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FreeCommander XE v2018 Build 770

billon on 24 Jan 2018

FreeCommander XE is a powerful dual-pane file manager with hundreds of features including folder size calculation, folder comparison/synchronization, file search, filtering, MD5 calc / verfiy, folder compare, sync and a customizable interface. Includes a file viewer to view files in hex, binary, text or image format; an archive handling ability for standard compressed formats including ZIP (read, write), CAB (read, write) and RAR (read); built-in copy/move/delete handlers; and much more. Additional features are available via plugins.

A 64-bit version is available for donors, while a PortableApps version is also available from the author's website.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FreeCommander.exe.

Note: It is not recommended to overwrite the file fcStart.ini when the application is being updated.
Similar/alternative apps: Multi Commander, Q-Dir, CubicExplorer
What's new? See:
http://www.forum.freecommander.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=775&start=210
Latest comments
Ennovy on 2016-02-01 06:16

About the ftp client: Marek promised to release a public beta with ftp:
http://forum.freecommander.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6112#p22198
but it is not build in the current public release.

joby_toss on 2016-02-01 07:10

There is a public FC XE beta with FTP for quite some time (now at version 716, check the Downloads page): http://forum.freecommander.com/viewtopic.php?p=22580#p22580

wagner reatto on 2016-07-28 23:48

the best

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AntiDupl.NET v2.3.9

billon on 22 Jan 2018
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by JohnW

AntiDupl.NET is a tool to search for and delete identical or very similar pictures. Includes a customizable difference threshold and can highlight image differences.

The program can also detect image defects.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0
Unicode support: Yes
License: MIT License
How to extract: Download the self-extracting archive to a folder of your choice. Launch AntiDupl.NET.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ImgSearch
What's new? See:
https://ermig1979.github.io/AntiDupl/english/index.html?page=news.html
Latest comments
webfork on 2017-03-21 02:08

I thought my similar image analysis program of choice was more than adequate but this program is remarkably good. The program works really fast on a TON of images and the change detection is very useful.

__philippe on 2017-03-21 12:12

@webfork

Appreciate your tightening of Antidupl.NET functional capabilities description, particularly in reference
to the product remarkable customizable divergence threshold and its image differences highlighting ability.

__philippe on 2018-01-23 07:38

Russian users are reporting some issues with AntiDupl v2.3.9
"version 2.3.9 # 7 is not working"
https://github.com/ermig1979/AntiDupl/issues/7

I'll gladly stick with v2.3.8 till the dust settles...;-)

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XnConvert v1.76

billon on 16 Jan 2018
  • 38MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by joby_toss

XnConvert is an easy, multi-platform image converter for graphic files, photos and images. It supports more than 500 file formats. You can rotate, crop, resize, edit metadata, add a watermark, change contrast, brightness or gamma, apply filters, masks, effects and many other things.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for private non-commercial or educational use.
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create xnconvert.ini in the same folder with the following parameters:

    [Cache]
    SavingMode=1

    [Start]
    ParamsSavingMode=1
    SavingMode=1

  3. Optionally, delete unnecessary language files
  4. Launch xnconvert.exe
What's new?
  • Many bugs fixed.
Latest comments
Zeke the Frog on 2011-06-24 19:40

I restored my win7 X64 computer to out-of-box state (pre sp1) and it still would not open the 64 bit xnconvert, so I'm guessing it needs the visual c++

Magibon on 2011-06-25 08:12

@ Zeke the Frog

Nope.. i installed Visual C++ on my system for Rainmeter.
still does not work for me.

i also tried adding the dependencies with no success.

Can't figure it out.
I just use the x32bit version.

JudyGarland on 2017-09-07 16:40

v.1.75 portable - windows xp 32 SP3 - I get the following message which is : The procedure entry point GetLogicalProcessorInformation could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll
Previous versions until 1.74 worked fine.
XnConvert does not support XP anymore?
Greetings

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Snipaste v1.16.2

billon on 22 Jan 2018
  • 23MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Snipaste is an easy screen capture and image edition program, with the ability to detect windows and menus and supporting pixel-level control. Both captured images and various clipboard content can be pasted as a floating window to the desktop. Windows can be moved, organized into groups, saved to file, as well as basic editions like rotation, zoom, translucence etc.

The program can grab colors, supports themes and includes multi-screen support. The default keys (which can be customized) are F1 for Snip and F3 for Paste.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft Visual C++ Redist 2015
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Snipaste.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Greenshot, Lightscreen, PicPick, Screenshot Captor
What's new? See:
https://github.com/Snipaste/feedback/wiki/Changelog
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-10-15 15:49

Snipaste 1.8.7 (fix for 1.8.6) released 15-OCT 2016

Includes snapshot sound effect, swiftly implemented following smaragdus recent suggestion to developer:

http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=83280#p83280

MIKLO on 2017-01-03 20:50

I tried Snipaste for awhile and gave it an honest chance but 4me it doesn't compare to zScreen (I use older version) which I have used for a very long time. I'm really open to finding and using a new or different screen capture pgm. I just haven't found it yet. Not to take anything away from Snipaste cuz in fact it is a good app and easy to use.

MIKLO

two on 2017-03-17 14:30

drawing tools are great!

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Paint.NET v4.0.21

billon on 15 Jan 2018
  • 58MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Jan 2018
  • Suggested by nunoleite

Paint.NET is an image and photo editing software with support for layers, unlimited undo, image effects and a tabbed thumbnail interface. The program includes a variety of paint bushes and selection tools as well as image filters such as sharpening, red-eye removal, distortion, noise etc.

The program supports plugins and will automatically start in 64-bit if within an operating system that supports it.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: .NET Framework 4.7
Stealth: ? No. Writes to C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\paint.net
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer inside the ZIP package, extract and install to the default location (C:\Program Files\paint.net)
  2. Open the file PaintDotNet.exe.config in a text editor and find this line:

    <add key="EnableWindowsFormsHighDpiAutoResizing" value="true" />

  3. Underneath, paste the following text:

    <add key="PaintDotNet.EnablePortableMode" value="true" />

  4. Save this change and copy the paint.net folder to a destination of your choice
  5. Uninstall the program
  6. Launch PaintDotNet.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP, PhotoFiltre, PhotoScape, PhotoDemon
What's new? See:
https://blog.getpaint.net/category/update-news/

ImageCacheViewer v1.15

billon on 31 Dec 2017
  • 102KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 31 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

ImageCacheViewer scans the cache of your Web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Pale Moon, SeaMonkey, Google Chrome, Chromium, Opera, Vivaldi and Yandex) and lists the images displayed in the recently visited Web sites. For every cached image file, program displays the URL of the image, browser used, image type, image and browsing date/time and file size. Selecting an image from this list shows the image in the lowe rpane and you can copy the image to the clipboard (Ctrl+M) for pasting elsewhere.

The program is useful for getting around some image protection schemes, web development testing and tracking down a specific image when you're not sure of its associated website.

Note: The author recommends closing all windows of your Web browser before using to ensure that all files are saved to the disk. Additionally, the program won't work if the browser is configured to clear its cache on closing (for privacy or space reasons).

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 ImageCacheViewer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: FBCacheView
What's new?
  • ImageCacheViewer now automatically detects the cache folder of Pale Moon Web browser.

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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FBCacheView v1.16

billon on 20 Nov 2017
  • 105KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

FBCacheView scans the cache of browsers on your system, listing all images displayed from viewed Facebook and Instagram pages. This includes profile pictures, images uploaded to Facebook, Instagram and images taken from other Web sites. For every Facebook and Instagram image, you can view the URL, Web browser that was used to visit the page, image type, date/time of the image, visit time, image file size and external URL (for images taken from another Web site).

Note: FBCacheView won't work if you configure your Web browser to clear the cache after closing it. Works with Internet Explorer, Mozilla-based Web browsers and Chrome-based Web browsers (excluding Opera).

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 FBCacheView.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ImageCacheViewer
What's new?
  • Updated FBCacheView to work with the current URLs of Facebook.
Latest comments
Checker on 2016-02-28 16:31

Note: Website shows a v1.10, but download is (presently) still linked to old v1.07.

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WinToFlash Lite v1.13.0000

billon on 7 Nov 2017
  • 44MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by alifjuman

WinToFlash easily transfers your Windows XP - 10 setup CD, DVD, or ISO image to a USB device. Although possible via other means, this solves the problem of annoying command-line arguments when reinstalling Windows on a device without an optical drive.

Additionally, as some flash devices have faster read times than optical drives, this can result in a faster Windows setup.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware (Ad Supported)
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable edition" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete non-required language files (see comments for a list)
  3. Launch WinToFlash.exe
What's new? See:
http://en.wiki.wintoflash.com/index.php?title=Change_Log
Latest comments
bro on 2013-10-28 13:54

I used to use this long time ago, but now I've found better tool named Rufus:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?q=rufus&m=

Midas on 2015-07-05 18:54

Wintoflash has just reached v1.0 -- Pro version is payware, but Lite/Home is still free (changelog is at http://wintoflash.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=35696).

AndTheWolf on 2017-04-12 20:08

Now at version 1.6.0001

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MiTeC XML Viewer v5.5.1

billon on 31 Oct 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 31 Oct 2017
  • Suggested by 4sydney

MiTeC XML Viewer include simple XML Editor with xml validation, very fast SAX parser, support hierarchical and text preview, text searching, Base64 decoding, SVG preview, attribute listing, image interpretation, Web and Content preview and large files up to available memory.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch XMLView.exe.
What's new?
  • Win10 fixes.
Latest comments
agam on 2016-12-19 12:24

sorry, it is not portable - wrotes settings to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MiTeC

billon on 2016-12-19 12:51

@agam:

DO NOT select "Persistent settings"

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ISO to USB v1.5

billon on 21 Oct 2017
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

ISO to USB is a small software that can burn the ISO image file directly to the USB drives, these USB drives include USB flash drives, memory sticks and other USB storage devices, it also supports to create a bootable USB disk with Windows operating systems.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. The application is in the {app} folder
  3. Launch isotousb.exe
Latest comments
olliebean on 2014-07-28 12:00

I am unable to extract this with Universal Extractor. The log says:

Signature detected: Inno Setup Setup Data (5.5.0)
This is not directly supported, but i'll try to unpack it as version 5309
; Version detected: 5500
Unpacking failed. This version is not supported.

Midas on 2014-07-28 21:16

Looks like you need to update your 'innounp.exe' inside Universal Extractor folder...

Checker on 2014-07-28 23:45

@ olliebean: See http://www.portablefreeware.com/faq.php#extract

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Greenshot v1.2.10.6

billon on 14 Sep 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Sep 2017
  • Suggested by david

Greenshot is a lightweight screenshot software tool focused on speed, basic annotation and ease of export. The program includes an image editor, ability to output to file, printer, clipboard, e-mail, Office programs, as well as upload to photo sites like Imgur, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa or others. Includes a variety of customizations, scrolling (full page captures), auto crop, ability to use external editors and more.

Functional in 64-bit. A PortableApps-formatted version distributed by the author is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET v3.5 or above
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPLv2
How to extract: Download the "NO-INSTALLER" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete unnecessary language and help files. Launch Greenshot.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PicPick, LightScreen, ShareX
What's new? See:
https://github.com/greenshot/greenshot/releases/
Latest comments
Peter202 on 2016-05-06 08:15

@webfork Yes, but it gives only one url of the image to copy. I have used another Imgur uploader, which stopped working, but it gave different type of url's to use, like: for forums, for html sites, with small and large thumbnails.

webfork on 2016-05-06 20:18

@Peter202: Greenshot goes really lightweight and minimalist by design so that's not present but you might goto the home page and click 'suggest a feature'

gbrao on 2016-12-20 10:58

I just started using Greenshot. With Win 7 x64.

I just cannot set Settings->General->Update_check_interval to 0. Any other value works.

Nice program otherwise.

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PhotoWipe v1.21

billon on 27 Aug 2017
  • 833KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Jul 2012
  • Suggested by AlephX

PhotoWipe is an basic image processing tool that can remove unwanted objects from photos. Paint over the area you want to remove (or unnecessary subjects) in black and press the preview button. Experiment with larger and smaller blocks of coverage for a different effect.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the Installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. The application is in the {app} folder
  3. Launch PhotoWipe.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP
What's new? See:
http://www.hanovsolutions.com/?prod=PhotoWipe#version
Latest comments
Webfork on 2007-10-06 15:29

A very basic photo edit tool that definitely comes in handy. Although light-years away from skilled hands using photoshop, this tool is primarily to fix minor mistakes and picture problems (stains, tears, splotches). Larger wipe areas will show a smudge created by the cleanup tool but sometimes its worth it for what it covers up. Only 1.5 megs makes for a terrifically small and easy tool.

Regis on 2008-05-17 12:07

attention, this linke for download goes to a no portable version

Emka on 2013-12-18 17:14

@Regis: ...which would probably be v1.20?

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Imagine v1.1.0

billon on 7 Aug 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by infimum

Imagine is a lightweight, fast and easy to use image viewer with basic graphics and animation edit features. Other features include viewing internals of archives (ZIP, RAR, 7z etc.), screen capture, batch conversion, thumbnail browser, slideshow and metadata disclosure. Additional formats support available through plugins.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package 32-bit ANSI (Win95-ME), Unicode (WinNT-XP), or 64-bit and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create a file named Imagine.ini with the following content:

    [BrowserOption]
    ThumbnailDirectory=2

  3. Optionally, delete unnecessary language files and Total Commander plugins
  4. Launch Imagine.exe or Imagine64.exe
What's new? Added:
  • Command line parameter 'crop'.
  • Transparency for XPM.
Fixed:
  • Support for High-DPI awareness.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-08-07 09:13

Allelluia !
Imagine has Risen from Limbo, after a mere five years in hibernation...;-)

Complete Changelog history: (2003-2017)

http://www.nyam.pe.kr/dev/imagine/doc/Whatsnew.txt

Word to the wise:
Backup your current "imagine.ini" before merrily installing the new version...

Midas on 2017-08-09 11:15

While reaching for the changelog just now: "This site is now out of traffic. Please visit later." :(

__philippe on 2017-08-09 14:11

Imagine falling prey to its born-again success, I suspect ?
Its Byus.Net host is enforcing traffic choking, temporarily, one would hope...:-(

PS
To the lucky dames/fellows who grabbed the new distro before this recent server hiccup :
a full changelog is also included as a "whatsnew.txt" in Imagine_1.1.0_Unicode.zip.

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IZArc2Go v4.3

Ennovy on 8 Apr 2017
  • 13MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Apr 2017
  • Suggested by french

IZArc is an archive utility that supports drag-and-drop, searching inside archives, 50 different formats, archives broken into sections (spanning), the creation of self-extracting archives, repair of damaged ZIP archives, converting from archive type to another, create/merge multi-volume sets, etc. The program decompresses popular formats ZIP, RAR, 7Z, as well as CD image formats (ISO, BIN, NRG, IMG, etc), while compressing to 7Z, JAR, ZIP, and many more, using their native speed/quality options and encryption methods.

IZArc2Go is the portable version of IZArc by the same author.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder (note: requires latest InnoUp version to extract)
  2. Move the contents of {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch IZArc2Go.exe
Similar/alternative apps: 7-zip, Peazip
What's new?
  • Fixed error messages are not shown when "Close IZArc After Extract" option is selected
  • Fixed converting password protected 7-ZIP archives
  • Fixed creation of CAB archives
  • Added support for DEP and ASLR security options
  • Improvements for speed and reliability
  • Updated translations
Latest comments
lautrepay on 2012-07-31 17:47

InnoUnp V0.37 is needed to extract the installer: http://innounp.sourceforge.net/

smaragdus on 2014-08-24 16:51

IZArc2Go 4.1.9 released.

Checker on 2014-08-25 15:24

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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Greenfish Icon Editor Pro v3.6

billon on 15 Sep 2017
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Apr 2017
  • Suggested by risk

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro is a tool for creating icons, animated or static cursors and other small images. Can extract icons and cursors from executable files and icon libraries, batch convert image files to icons or other image formats and supports advanced selection handling (marquee, lasso and wand tools, saving/loading selections from files). Offers various gradient styles for filling shapes, and includes many filters such as remove matte, drop shadow, inner/outer glow and bevel etc.

The program opens and saves in ICO, CUR, ANI, PNG, XPM, BMP, JPEG, WebP and TGA formats and creates icons and cursors up to 256x256 @ 32-bit, which can also be PNG-compressed for use in Vista and above.

Include Greenfish Image Converter (for processing TIFF and SVG files), which requires .NET Framework 3.5.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder). Alternatively, a PortableApps version is also available: Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Portable.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPLv3
How to extract: Download the "portable version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch gfie32.exe or gfie64.exe (for 64-bit OS).

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
What's new?
  • New:
    • Linux support;
    • Load/Save WebP, Portable AnyMap and TGA (Targa) files;
    • Contrast adjustment in Exposure dialog.
  • Improved: RGB Formulae (alpha adjustment, new operations).
Latest comments
olliebean on 2013-06-15 14:44

WARNING: this no longer comes as a direct download of the zip, but as an executable downloader which downloads the zip, but in the process you have to decline installation of about four different annoyanceware toolbars and addons. Also the downloader itself is not portable; it leaves folders in AppData.

thepiney on 2013-06-18 21:24

When you click the download link, a page opens with the download, just un-check the "Use our download manager and get recommended downloads" box. You'll get the zip file that you want. My Avast keeps blocking the site/file so I just disabled. After download I checked using VirusTotal and comes up clean.

billon on 2017-04-06 10:17

If you want load/save WebP under XP, DL v.0.5.0 -
https://storage.googleapis.com/downloads.webmproject.org/releases/webp/index.html

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SteganoG v1.30

billon on 6 Apr 2017

SteganoG hides an encrypted file inside a image file (BMP or RAW) and acts as a carrier. Also known as steganography, the program offers a variety of encryption algorithms including Blowfish, TEA, and Twofish.

Note that the included Skipjack and RC4 algorithms have known weaknesses.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Dependencies: MSVBVM60.DLL
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SteganoG.exe.
What's new? See German changelog here.
Latest comments
Kranor on 2007-02-21 01:03

Does not seem to decrypt properly when using blowfish. I am unsure if it is the encrypt of decrypt side that is causing the issue. RC4 encryption works perfectly.

kiest on 2010-07-23 02:51

Does not encrypt/decrypt properly with all methods, but RC4 works fine. When CompressData is enabled, the decrypted file is smaller sized. When CompressData is disabled, the decrypted file seems to be the correct size but it is not the original file (checksum mismatch/content unreadable).

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ColorMania v6.3

billon on 1 Apr 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Apr 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

ColorMania is an advanced color picker utility, especially created for web-designers, graphic artists and application developers. The program is able to pick colors from anywhere on your screen using a built-in screen magnifier for increased accuracy.

Includes variable zoom settings, a color palate, random and image inversion, hue, saturation, value, and brightness settings. A variety of color notation types (HTML Hex, RGB values, CMYK, Photoshop, and more).

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 "Portable Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ColorManiaPortable.exe.
What's new?
  • Option added to display color codes in uppercase/lowercase.
  • Eyedropper cursor restored.
Latest comments
gbrao on 2017-02-24 16:50

The dev has made the above mentioned changes. Version no. remains the same tho.

smaragdus on 2017-02-24 17:59

@gbrao
You are right, thank you for the information.

ColorMania 6.1 archive from 2017.02.23:
Name: Colormania.zip
File Size: 1054426 Byte(s) (1.01 MB)
Modified Date: 2017-02-23 15:22
CRC32: 6e061adf
MD5: f4182b2c66409522845be2ebf2e10dd9
SHA1: fa78093c7799c03c2d6704a39258577ca64ab31a
SHA256: 01c26130ff106493c401002ed140ae6ea13d92990db9ad49efe6352deffccbaf
SHA512: 4a156e18baae2af9dcc2a4467d06d69b829d4cf7c2bd5da3f6d167dc06c7ff94676e631becf386e0d05b3c5b1868d2d8f3b00b848bad8afe7ac9e73e16a04923

ColorMania 6.1 archive from 2017.02.24:
Name: Colormania.zip
File Size: 1142210 Byte(s) (1.09 MB)
Modified Date: 2017-02-24 08:54
CRC32: 7eb34504
MD5: d59e03319cdd5a95b38e87df19b10d8b
SHA1: dc43958ee22f9e9636d12aeb74c439abf4fb8b02
SHA256: fd6c65f5b4e960f3da7e64d9a33c5e6bb027472d9e015b9c7969847010e99c01
SHA512: 517d378dbf7f574a3098e5d818e003ca80bdb1d00830ec8611d01344681c57b2c8c04331dbc3f8f9999cfdb0042c3da8542a2fc9aa6347b4e3f7306470f7e517

gbrao on 2017-02-25 06:59

The dev responds to any e-mail. If any one has any suggestions contact the dev.

I made a request for showing the color code in two formats (at the same time) - sometimes I need the code in both Photoshop and RGB formats.

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FastStone Photo Resizer v3.8

billon on 18 Feb 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Widya Santoso

FastStone Photo Resizer is a batch image converter/resizer that enables users to convert, rename, resize, crop, rotate, change color depth, add text and watermarks to many images at one go.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for non-commerical use
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FSResizer.exe.
What's new?
  • Batch processing dialogs can be maximized.
  • Improved:
    • Algorithm for conversion to 1-bit color depth;
    • Memory management to handle larger images.
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2013-08-03 12:51

I've been using the FS Image viewer for some time and it is a very useful app that I use all the time, I hope to get the same usefulness from this new program.Thanks for the hard work.
MIKLO

Checker on 2013-08-03 16:17

@ MILKO: It was entered to the TPFC-database in January, 2007 ... so I won't call it a "new" program.
Maybe it's new to you ;)

Checker on 2014-09-01 10:25

@ pravin007techno: Use the given download link.

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ArtSage v2.00.0001

webfork on 28 Jan 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Jan 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

ArtSage is a lightweight image viewer that displays the image files in a folder tree. The program includes a slideshow, layout, collage, favorites, and transitions. It can rotate the view, find file names in a series, rename, and more. Format support includes BMP, EMF, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG and TIF files.

The program can even create an automated slideshow, where the EXE is placed together with all the images for display from storage media (CD, USB memory stick etc.). Launching the EXE will immediately display the images in slideshow mode.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch artsage.exe
  3. Select a folder and press the Escape key to close program
  4. Do one of the following:

    • Open artsage.ini and edit the [portable] section, setting "savefolder=FALSE"
    or

    • Right-click on the interface and select "Settings -> Save Folder"
Similar/alternative apps: JPEGView
What's new?
  • Command line option -fullscreen correctly overrides ini file.
  • Static build includes MingW standard C and C++ libraries.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-06-28 13:36

Awfully convoluted CLI solutions ;-)

| c:\>artsage64 mypicture.jpg
| (Exit with..."Esc" key...;-)

Plain batch file:

| REM art.bat yourpic.jpg
| @echo off
| artsage64 %1

Prompting batch file :

| REM artp.bat (type input file name after prompt)
| @echo off
| set /p arg= pix ?
| artsage64 %arg%

See also artsage.txt doc included in the artsage64.zip package, where all intricate CLI options will be revealed...;-)

webfork on 2016-06-28 22:26

@philippe: feel like that belongs in forums

__philippe on 2016-06-29 09:37

Motion seconded and moved, your Honour...;-)

http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=81909#p81909

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DriveImage XML v2.60

billon on 20 Jan 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jan 2017
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

DriveImage XML allows you to backup any logical drive or partition to an image file, even if the drive or partition is currently in use. You can browse an image file, view/extract files from it, or restore the image to the same or different drive. It also has a function to help you clone one hard disk to another.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None. (Don't check the logging option.)
Dependencies: Administrative rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial. The program itself doesn't support unicode, but it uses Windows Shadow Copy for backing-up.
License: Free for non-commercial use
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and install to the default folder.
  2. Copy all files (except Uninstall.exe, INSTALL.LOG and install.sss) to a folder of your choice.
  3. Uninstall the program.
  4. Launch dixml.exe.
Latest comments
Midwest Dave on 2011-01-22 19:11

I have my doubts regarding how "portable" this program is. I know it's popular...but portable...not so sure. I decided to try running it in a sandbox (Sandboxie). It wouldn't even install in the sandbox. Makes me think this program is trying to install a driver and sandboxie is stopping it. If so, then it's not portable in my sense of the word.

webfork on 2011-01-23 18:21

Dave: Many programs that have access to system areas and require admin rights are difficult to effectively virtualize by Sandboxie or other programs.

abc on 2012-01-13 01:28

I really wanted to try this but it kept crashing on Vista.. I guess I'm stuck with Clonezilla (not such a bad thing, actually)

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Lightscreen v2.4

billon on 19 Dec 2016
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Dec 2016
  • Suggested by webfork

Lightscreen is an easy-to-use program to save images of your screen. Includes customizable hotkeys and ability to capture a single window, a user specified region, or the full screen. Can then save with an optional delay to a variable quality JPG, PNG (high compression), BMP, or to the system clipboard to paste into a graphics application of your choice.

Cross platform with a client available for Linux and includes support for uploading to the Imgur image hosting service.

Alternatively, Lightscreen Portable is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. QT Application Framework @ HKCU\Software\Trolltech
License: GPL Version 2
How to extract: Download the installer and launch (requires Administrator rights), select "Portable Mode". Launch Lightscreen.exe.
What's new?
  • Updated to Qt 5.7.1.
  • Fixed:
    • High DPI area screenshots;
    • Imgur authentication.
Latest comments
Midas on 2014-07-02 10:26

Is the previous version still available? Couldn't find it at the site...

smaragdus on 2014-11-01 21:16

@Midas - I have put into an archive and uploaded all the versions of Lightscreen I have (0.5, 1.0, 1.01, 2.0 + PAF editions), so you can download the archive if you need any of the previous versions, which seem to be unavailable. Here is the download link of the 7Z archive- http://ge.tt/7p8JzJ32/v/0?c

Midas on 2014-11-02 00:18

Thanks, smaragdus, much appreciated. :)

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ISO2Disc v1.10

billon on 3 Nov 2016
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Nov 2016
  • Suggested by Midas

ISO2Disc is a powerful and lightweight software designed to create a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive from any bootable image. This includes Windows Setup ISO, Linux, Ubuntu, Windows PE, BartPE, or any customized boot image. The program also allows the creation of a "Windows To Go" USB drive from Windows 8/8.1 ISO image.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Move the contents of {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Rename ISO2Disc,1.exe to ISO2Disc.exe
  4. Delete ISO2Disc,2.exe
  5. Launch ISO2Disc.exe

WebCacheImageInfo v1.22

webfork on 2 Apr 2017
  • 106KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Oct 2016
  • Suggested by Checker

WebCacheImageInfo searches for JPEG images with metadata stored inside the cache of your Web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, SeaMonkey, Google Chrome, Chromium, Yandex or Vivaldi), and then displays the list of all images found in the cache.

Image information (EXIF data) includes software that was used to create the image, the camera model that was used to take the picture, and the date/time that the image was created.

Note: If the browser is configured to remove the cache on close, WebCacheImageInfo will not find any data.

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 WebCacheImageInfo.exe.
What's new?
  • WebCacheImageInfo now automatically detects the cache folder of Vivaldi Web browser.

File Blender v0.36

Checker on 13 Sep 2016
  • 22MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Sep 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.

Category:
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?
  • Fixed: Ability to use perentheses in gui functions.
    ~Gui:Select(Audio,Yes[],No[hello()])~
  • Fixed: Dragging the main window when action menu was open caused an error.
  • Changed: Action button text alignment can now be configured.
  • Added: Ability to set GUI width.
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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Pictus v1.7.0

Specular on 3 Sep 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 4 Sep 2016
  • Suggested by Specular

Pictus is a fast, lightweight image viewer featuring an uncluttered interface and a variety of customizable settings. Image scaling, navigation, zoom and pan options can be adjusted, in addition to mouse actions and basic in-viewer image rotation and contrast adjustment.

Supports the most common image formats, including: JPG, GIF/Animated GIF, PNG, BMP, PSD (Adobe Photoshop), TGA, TIFF, PCX, PSP (Corel Paint Shop Pro), WBMP and XYZ. 64-bit version available.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware/Open Source (standard copyright)
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty file Pictus.ini within this folder
  3. Launch Pictus.exe
What's new? Features:
  • Add support for rotating with mouse and keyboard
  • Add support for panning by screen and panning to edge with keyboard
Bugfix:
  • Fix bug where an error could appear when rotating or panning very fast
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-05-01 21:24

@This is me
It would be perfect if it supported EXIF.

Specular on 2015-05-03 13:47

@smaragdus, EXIF metadata (rotation at least) is a planned feature, judging by the Github issues page.

If any devs out are there feel like adding support for it I'm also sure the author would welcome it :)

smaragdus on 2015-11-15 19:00

@Specular
Since version 1.5.0 Pictus offers EXIF orientation support! ;)
By the way the latest version is 1.5.1.

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RIOT (Radical Image Optimization Tool) v0.6.0

webfork on 3 Sep 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Aug 2016
  • Suggested by ashghost

RIOT (Radical Image Optimization Tool) presents a before-and-after image compression view that allows you to reduce file size of an image into JPG, PNG, or GIF format. Includes optional metadata removal, batch operations, compression to a target file size, transparency options, and other common editing functions (flip, rotate, zoom, pan). Notable versus similar software in the ability to gradually reduce the available colors one-by-one (7, 8, 9, 10...), not just milestones of 16, 32, 64, etc.

The program is also available as a plugin for XnView, GIMP, or Irfanview (see website).

Functional in Linux using Wine. Many of the official entries here on PortableFreeware have used RIOT for compression. Note that the installer version of this program is considered adware.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for personal and non-profit use; commercial users are asked to donate $10+
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create two empty text files: Riot.ini and Riot-external-tools.ini in that folder
  3. Launch Riot.exe
Similar/alternative apps: FileOptimizer
What's new? Added:
  • “Auto, Original Format” mode, renamed modes.
  • Batch:
    • Option to save in original folder in order to keep folder structure;
    • Option to backup originals on overwrite.
Fixed:
  • Behavior for using the original image if smaller only if we use an option from the batch mode.
  • Resize issues when keep aspect ratio is checked and both dimensions are provided.
Latest comments
Ruby on 2013-08-19 22:15

@Checker The zip download is for 0.5.0; it appears 0.4.6 is only available as installer

Checker on 2013-08-20 17:22

@ Ruby: I changed to v0.5.0 again, but added a note.

juvera on 2013-10-11 23:40

Fortiguard running on their web server blocks all downloads.

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Carbon CD v1.0.2

webfork on 17 May 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Sep 2015
  • Suggested by pms

Carbon CD is an feature-rich utility for CD burning to duplicate, erase, and create/write media image files, master audio and data discs. The program can rip audio tracks, ignore read errors, function without ASPI driver, and more.

Based on the Japanese-only CD Manipulator by Y. Kanechika, Carbon CD's UI has been revamped and the code cleaned and updated to VS 2010. Disk image formats supported include ISO, IMG, CUE, CCD, CDM.

Note: Carbon CD doesn't currently support DVD burning.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch CarbonCD.exe.
Latest comments
Steph on 2008-01-24 08:40

Finally! After evaluating every burning app in this section from top to bottom, this is the first one that has a plain and simple "CD Copy" function.

wozza on 2008-08-28 02:33

agree with steph. You'd think something as simple as a straight cd copy would be easy to find. Well, it's not, and here it is.

juvera on 2015-06-14 03:01

Download link + webpage are no longer current (they have disappeared!).
The name has been changed to carbon-cd: http://www.rizonesoft.com/software/carbon-cd/ ???

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Windows File Analyzer v2.6.4

billon on 14 May 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 May 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Windows File Analyzer decodes and analyzes to provide cached information for forensic analysis. Includes a tabbed interface with a multiple-document window and horizontal/vertical/cascade view settings. Analysis results can be printed in user-friendly form. The program includes a variety of analysis tools useful for seeing how much information your computer leaves behind that could represent a privacy risk or for trying to detect nefarious activity.

Features include thumbnail viewers available for Windows XP, ACDSee, Google Picasa, FastStone Viewer, and HP Digital Imaging files, displaying content with stored data and image preview. A Prefetch Analyzer looks at recent programs run and stored in the Prefetch folder while the Shortcut Analyzer for all shortcut files in specified folder and data stored in them. An Index.DAT Analyzer looks at Internet Explorer cookies, temporary files or history while a Recycle Bin decoding tool displays Info2 files that hold recycle bin content (Win2k and XP only).

A PDF-format help file is available from the author website.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WFA.EXE.
What's new?
  • Visual fixes.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2013-07-08 20:53

Categories classification:

Currently, WindowsFileAnalyser can be looked up under 2 categories
- Files -> Miscellaneous (25)
- Security -> Privacy Tools (42)

Would it be appropriate to expand the list with the newly created "Security -> "Forensic Tools" subcategory ?

__philippe

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RealWorld Paint v2013.1 service pack 1

Midas on 7 May 2016
  • 26MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jun 2013
  • Suggested by infimum

RealWorld Paint is an image, photo, and animation editor that includes support for layers and layer styles, photo retouching, and vector layers. Also supports Photoshop plugins, animated GIF and PNG formats, and a variety of downloadable extras including plugins, layer styles, brushes, etc.

The program includes a basic screen capture program, and can import/export to Photoshop, GIMP, and Paint.NET editors. A command-line interface is available for exact coordinates when drawing shapes and an in-place calculator for use with simple expressions (like "256/3") when setting filter parameters.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes. The embedded Internet Explorer control writes some files (cache) and some registry entries. Do not open the Online page within the app to prevent this.
File thumbnails are stored in %TEMP% folder.
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 RWPaint.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP, PhotoFiltre
What's new? Multiple minor updates and bugfixes including:
  • Bézier deformation mode added to Transform tool.
  • Flip or mirror floating selection from context menu.
  • Image effect configuration windows use a different layout with configuration in a single column at the right side of the window.
  • Holding SHIFT while drawing with Pencil or Brush tools forces a straight line.
  • Pasting layer style applies the style to all selected layers.
  • Changing frame duration while multiple frames are selected sets the duration to those frames.
  • Use image in clipboard when filling with pattern.
  • Shrink/grow image mask by multiple pixels; bugfixes related to image masks.
  • Multiple bugfixes and enhancements related to vector images, text elements and shape outlines.
  • Speedups when editing images with a lot of layers and layer styles.
  • Customizable application name and splash screen.
  • And other fixes.
Latest comments
kiwichick on 2011-10-12 05:36

Links to the website and download don't work

webfork on 2011-10-13 20:41

kiwichick: tested on Oct 13 and they're working ok. still having probs?

billon on 2016-05-07 04:48

You can always try latest (unstable) version - http://download.rw-designer.com/latest/RWPaint.zip
Latest version from 7 April 2016, so project not abandoned

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Folder2Iso v3.1

billon on 30 Apr 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Apr 2016
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

Folder2Iso provides a quick and easy way of creating an ISO image from a given folder (and subfolders). The ISO image can then be written to CD using any CD burner that supports ISO images.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKLM\SOFTWARE\Cygwin
Unicode support: Partial
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE and extract it content to a folder of your choice. Launch Folder2Iso.exe.
What's new?
  • Updated mkisofs to the newest version [3.02a06-win32-bin].
  • Changed settings file.
  • Tested and Ported : Windows 10.
Latest comments
Beeber on 2011-04-26 19:40

@ Magibon
Thanks for that!
Your help is much appreciated.

Magibon on 2013-04-06 14:31

@ billion, you can update it by clicking "Edit".

In addition, it's no longer stealth.
Now writes to HKLM, HKCU/Software/Cygwin

Checker on 2015-04-08 18:13

@ billon: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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QuickWayToFolders v1.3.5

billon on 21 Mar 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Mar 2016
  • 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 / Win10
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?
  • Bug solved : for menu with .lnk files (shortcuts), if no shortcut arrow option was used, the target icon was used instead of the shortcut icon.
Latest comments
billon on 2016-03-21 17:06

Executable says 1.3.5, site says 1.3.4, who to believe?

smaragdus on 2016-03-21 21:28

@billon
Better trust the executable. Softpedia also corrected the version number:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Launchers-Shutdown-Tools/QuickWayToFolders.shtml

Midas on 2016-05-24 11:17

The version discrepancy should be noted -- the changelog at http://jacquelin.potier.free.fr/QuickWayToFolders/history.php stops at v1.3.4 ...

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ExifDataView v1.06

webfork on 7 Feb 2016
  • 100KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Feb 2016
  • Suggested by Checker

ExifDataView reads and displays the metadata data stored inside .JPG image files generated by digital cameras. This "EXIF" data includes the name of the company created the camera, camera model, the date/time that the photograph was taken, Exposure Time, ISO Speed, GPS information (for digital cameras with GPS), and more.

This is useful both for photographers and for finding out more information on a given photograph.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / 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 ExifDataView.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ExifToolGUI
What's new?
  • Fixed bug: ExifDataView displayed incorrect GPS Latitude/Longitude values.
Latest comments
Jebug on 2014-02-15 10:06

It's not working: I try to open a file in it, and nothing happens

outskirter on 2014-02-15 15:15

It works for me, Jebug. Are you sure the image file you're trying to open contains EXIF data? Some image files either don't have any to begin with, or have been modified in an image editor that has destroyed the EXIF data when saving the modified file. It happened to me a number of times until I switched to a different editor.

Besides, most good image viewers and editors can display EXIF data, so a separate tool isn't usually necessary.

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WildBit Viewer v6.3

I am Baas on 31 Jan 2016
  • 56MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Jan 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

WildBit Viewer is a compact and fast image viewer with slide show and editor. The program includes a thumbnail viewer with various sizes, sorting, and sizes, as well as a metadata viewer, and favorites. The program also includes a side-by-side image compare, custom show creator with transition effects, and supports 70+ graphic formats including JPEG, JPEG 2000, GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, and TGA.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
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 Viewer.cmd.
What's new? Updated:
  • ImageEn to 6.2.2B version.
  • Eurekalog to 7.3.2.0 version.
  • Jedi JCL & JVCL.
  • 64-bit versions available.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2016-01-31 13:31

Doesn`t seem to be portable, writes settings to:
.....\Roaming\WildBit Viewer

I am Baas on 2016-01-31 15:29

You need to run either the .cmd file e.g. Viewer.cmd or launch the .exe file (in the bin folder) with the /portable parameter.

hamasaki on 2016-02-02 20:00

I am Baas, thank you.

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Office Image Extraction Wizard v4.1

Checker on 27 Sep 2015
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 May 2014
  • Suggested by mmx64

Office Image Extraction Wizard allows you to easily extract images from many productivity programs and ebook formats, saving them as normal picture files on your hard drive. Images are extracted in their original format without additional processing or re-compression.

Supports MS Office, LibreOffice/OpenOffice, Apple iWorks, Flash, ePub, CHM and more.

Functional in 64-bit.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application Folder
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Office Image Extraction Wizard.exe.
Latest comments
webfork on 2016-10-21 21:27

I recently had a lot of trouble getting other tools to output to images and this saved me. Although I came close with using LibreOffice to export to HTML, Office Extractor caught an additional image that was embedded in the Word file header.

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i2pdf v1.0.46

I am Baas on 12 Jun 2016
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Jul 2015
  • Suggested by gp_hbk

i2pdf (image to pdf) is a fast and compact application built to create PDF documents from a collection of images, typically scanned from a paper source or in form of digital photographs. i2pdf allows control over the final quality and size of the images stored inside the PDF. Supports JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF and TIFF file formats.

Note multi page / multi-frame formats are not supported (for example, multi-page TIFFs or animated GIFs). Additionally, transparency data is not preserved whether a PNG or GIF file.

Note: Development of i2pdf is stopped, only bug-fixing if required from now on, no new features.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
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 i2pdf.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: FreeVImager, FileBlender
What's new?
  • Removed the executable packers, some minor cosmetic fixes.
Latest comments
Checker on 2015-08-28 18:54

According the site:
"Development of i2pdf is stopped, only bug-fixing if required from now on, no new features."

shnbwmn on 2016-06-12 09:38

Couldn't download from the site; it gives a 404 error when the download starts. Softpedia has a mirror: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/PDF/i2pdf.shtml

webfork on 2016-08-26 23:06

This is an easy print-to-PDF tool for programs like PowerPoint and LibreOffice Impress that can export their content to a page-per-image. I've also been using it a lot lately to avoid the built-in JPEG-based compression that many other export tools integrate.

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JPEG Lossless Rotator v9.2

webfork on 22 Mar 2016
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Dec 2014
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

JPEG Lossless Rotator is an application for rotating JPEG files performs a special "lossless" algorythim using block transformation without a decoding and re-encoding process, which preserves the image quality. If the image can't be rotated without losing some pixels, the program will prompt you with the costs in pixels.

Features batch and automatic rotation, image flipping, renaming and deletion of files, and display of EXIF-data.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Empty key at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AnnyStudio\JPEGRotator
License: Free for personal non-commercial or educational use
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file within this folder and name it jpegr.ini
  3. Launch jpegr.exe

Optionally, delete unnecessary languages (.lng files) within lang folder
Similar/alternative apps: FastStone Photo Resizer Tinuous
Latest comments
stisev on 2017-03-19 07:50

FYI it's not stealth. writes an empty folder and key to registry.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\AnnyStudio\JPEGRotator

:(

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Primg v1.3.0.0

Checker on 12 Jul 2015
  • 547KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Jul 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Primg is a simple photo/image print utility with three printing methods for thumbnail, single, and multiple fixed form.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty Primg.ini within this folder
  3. Lauch Primg.exe

Vieas v5.4.6.0

Checker on 27 Jun 2015
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Jun 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Vieas is an image viewer and converter with combination of two window forms. Can crop, resize, rotate, expand canvas, mirror, flip, and more. Color options include adjusting brightness/contrast, balancing color, applying filters and replacing colors. Views available include slideshow, fullscreen, histogram, and color count, as well as multi-monitor support.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty Vieas.ini within this folder
  3. Launch Vieas.exe

SendTo-Convert v2.7.8.0

webfork on 8 Feb 2016
  • 584KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Jun 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

SendTo-Convert is a quick and easy image converter to start from "Send To" menu or by drag-and-drop. The program can also shrink images for ease of transfer and convert to a variety of formats including JPEG, JPEG lossless, PNG, GIF, and BMP.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file within this folder
  3. Name this file StCon.ini
  4. Launch StCon.exe
Latest comments
Daneel on 2013-01-03 09:18

Wonderful application by Views as Variedrop but don't work with transparent png background.

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Portable WinCDEmu v4.0

billon on 26 Jul 2017

Portable WinCDEmu allows users to make one or more DVD or CD image files appear to the system as an actual disk. This is useful for programs that require access to an external drive, to speed up the access time of read-only media or to connect multiple discs to one computer simultaneously.

The program supports a variety of image file types including ISO, CUE, IMG, BIN, NRG, MDF/MDS, CCD and RAW formats, as well as both 32 and 64-bit computers.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. Leaves entries in HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet.
Unicode support: Yes
License: LGPL
How to extract: Download PortableWinCDEmu-x.x.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: OSFMount, Virtual CDRom Control Panel
What's new?
  • ISO images can now be created from arbitrary folders.
  • Can now replace a mounted image without removing the drive.
  • Portable version now supports file drag-and-drop.
  • Fixed driver uninstallation problems with portable version.
  • Portable version now has a command-line interface.
Latest comments
rOBzUC on 2011-05-16 20:40

3.5 is not yet a portable version... please delete it from here...

Magibon on 2011-06-09 11:56

: the 3.5 wont be ready for a while .. the author is going to tackle it last ..
currently he/she is in the process of releasing 3.6..
after which, the author said he would consider the Portable version.

Passmark OSF Mount is the way to go ..
it's updated, portable, stealth, fast, and does everything i need with ISOs :)

smaragdus on 2015-06-03 14:06

WinCDEmu 4.0 has been released. I haven't checked it for portability.
By the way this:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6715
might be added as the official forum thread.

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Trimto v1.5.0.0

Checker on 30 May 2015
  • 745KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 May 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Trimto is an image editor to crop, resize, and save in one operation. The program focuses on standard-sizing and a set aspect ratio. Optionally, "Sharpen Edge" and "Auto Correction" can be processed simultaneously. Useful for quickly reducing the size of photos with unnecessary borders or lots of activity on the periphery (e.g. distractions like flags, crowds, power-lines, etc.).

Includes sizing presets and output size details to file name. Input and output formats include PNG, JPG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty Trimto.ini within this folder
  3. Launch Trimto.exe
Latest comments
webfork on 2013-01-05 18:54

Cool program, but wish I could just do a free mouse crop (draw a rectangle of any size or shape) on this program to crop.

shodan816 on 2015-06-01 11:26

Totally agree with webfork. A great little utility, but the ability to draw a freehand rectangle would be fantastic. Nevertheless, it's still a keeper!

shodan816 on 2015-06-01 11:28

Please ignore last comment. Latest version allows free rectangle. Thank you, Trimto!

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Unifie v3.6.0.2

Checker on 15 May 2015
  • 913KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 May 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Unifie is an image viewer with an optional dual-viewing surface to list or compare two directories. An image is previewed quickly in popup window by clicking a thumbnail. Supports EXIF data viewing (camera used, date, location data, etc), can easily open in a any of a customizable list of external graphics viewer/editors. Can filter/view files by name, filetype, size, and modified dates.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty file Unifie.ini within this folder
  3. Launch Unifie.exe
Latest comments
__philippe on 2015-03-22 15:42

Unifie Version 3.6.0.1 (2015-03-22) changelog
-Fixed a bug related to the same name folder processing in archive deployment and ZIP creation.

Unifie Version 3.6.0.0 (2015-03-12) changelog :
- Add window, the font selection option on the menu, etc..
- Change the appearance, etc. in the Options dialog.

(JP->Google translate ->awkward EN...;-)

Checker on 2015-03-22 21:20

@ __philippe: Because of this "awkward" translation by Google, I won't add the changelog to "What's new?".

__philippe on 2015-03-22 22:30

@Checker: fine with me...;-)

Let's keep those odd changelogs 'translations' safely confined within the comments section, shall we, hoping they may convey roughly the original's gist ?

__philippe

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ExifToolGUI v5.16

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
gms9813 on 2012-04-10 18:56

Disregard that, I just got it working. The instructions were a little confusing.

webfork on 2012-05-02 23:01

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

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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STDU Viewer v1.6.375

Checker on 27 Apr 2015
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by joby_toss

STDU (Scientific and Technical Documentation Utility) Viewer is intended to combine a variety of document, text, and graphics format viewers into one. The program includes a modern tabbed interface, search, rotate, thumbnail view, etc. The program can also export pages to an image file, create bookmarks, and more.

Primarily supporting formats used (as the program name suggests) for scientific/technical docs (TIFF, PDF, DjVu, XPS, and JBIG2), the program also supports a variety of others including FB2, Comic Book Archive (CBR or CBZ), TCR, PalmDoc(PDB), MOBI, AZW, EPub, DCX and both standard and specialized image formats (PCX, WMF, EMF, PSD).

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: GDIPLUS.DLL only on Windows 2000
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for private or educational use -- commercial users must register.
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch STDUViewerApp.exe.
What's new?
  • Fix minor bugs.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2015-04-28 03:10

Doesn`t work half the time, keeps saying the epub file is corrupt. Yet, they open in Sumatra and just about any other epub viewer with no issues.

Specular on 2017-11-15 14:16

Anyone know security-wise if this is still worth using? It's now been more than two years without an update and I wonder what the risk to using it is, vs say Adobe Reader with its never-ending vulnerabilities.

webfork on 2017-11-19 18:17

@Specular: I think if you're asking a question like that, it's probably wise to use an updated viewer. There have been a few PDF vulnerabilities over the past year, but I think you have to enable various Adobe-only extras that I don't think STDU has in it's program.

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Jcropper v1.2.5.0

webfork on 17 Dec 2015
  • 527KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Jcropper is an image converter for lossless JPEG cropping with options for fixed aspect ratio, grayscale/progressive conversion, copy markers, etc.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty Jcropper.ini within this folder
  3. Launch Jcropper.exe
Latest comments
spice_prods on 2013-01-03 22:26

None of the "free" softwares from http://www.vieas.com seems to be downloadable ...
There is an error 403 on every link on downloads page and there is no contact page.
Anybody tried this one ?

rogerthedodger on 2013-01-03 23:44

The link worked fine for me with several of those listed here?????

Checker on 2013-01-04 00:44

@ spice_prods: Use the link "Download" given by me at the top of this entry. This will link you to a working download page (http://www.vieas.com/en/soft.html#Jcropper). At this page klick at the ZIP-button to download the ZIP file.

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Dup Detector v3.3.0.2

webfork on 17 Dec 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Aug 2011
  • Suggested by Kongu Tamil

Dup Detector finds duplicate or near-duplicate images by comparing image pixel data. As large image collections can over time pull in duplicates with different file sizes and different names, this program helps track those down and save disk space.

Note: main website down, linking to archive.org

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Windows registry. It was a tough call, but I finally decided to accepted it as portable because it is probably not something that you will run that regularly. And when you run the program on a different machine, a few parameters will need to be adjusted anyway.
Stealth: ? No. A yaP configuration file to make Dup Detector portable and stealth is available at http://rolandtoth.hu/yaP/#examples
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Move the contents of {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch DupDetector.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Awesome Duplicate Photo Finder, ImgSearch
What's new? V3.30 3/2/11
  1. Added support for .GIF

V3.301 4/17/11
  1. Added alternate file extensions (.jpg .jpeg .jpe .jif) and (.tif .tiff)

V3.302 7/8/11
  1. Made minor changes to use of image list
Latest comments
nostariel on 2006-07-26 20:23

Link no longer works! Sad because this is exactly the type of program i was looking for.

Andrew Lee on 2006-07-26 23:55

Since the license says it is freely distributable, I have added a direct download link for those of you who still want it.

AlephX on 2007-02-04 23:45

I had a DL error... anyway it´s possible to find it even at
http://www.freeware-guide.com/rareware/DupDetector.html

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LazPaint v6.4.1

webfork on 10 Apr 2015
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

LazPaint is a full-featured image and photo editor with support for layers, drawing tools, filter effects, rendering textures, and more.

Alternatively, LazPaint Portable adjusts paths and includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. X-LaxPaint and LazPaint Portable FramaKey adjust paths as well.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder when lazpaint.ini exists and is edited as described below.
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: No
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In this folder, create a new text file and paste the following:

    [General]
    ConfigFile=LazPaint.cfg


  3. Rename the file lazpaint.ini and launch lazpaint.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP, PhotoDemon
What's new?
  • Added "brush tool": you can specify the shape of the brush, load it from a file.
  • Added "clone tool": right click to set source location, and left click to duplicate.
  • Added palette toolbar: load/save palettes in various formats, posterize or dither image.
  • In color window: add color to the palette, preview of current color.
  • Less toolbars by default: right-click on top-left toolbar to add/remove toolbars.
  • Toolbox is docking inside the main window (left or right side).
  • Save file as PNG/JPG/BMP: choose color depth and preview image & file size.
  • Added "rain" rendering (menu Render).
  • Loading 3d models with texture and vertex normals.
  • Effects are applied only on the selected area instead of the bounding rectangle.
Latest comments
webfork on 2015-04-10 02:11

Has some interesting features but so far I find I prefer PhotoDemon, which seems to have a few more filters and controls.

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Tinuous v4.0.0.2

Checker on 21 Mar 2015
  • 795KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Mar 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Tinuous is an image converter for batch-processing multiple image files, including GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF and JPEG. Transformations include shrink, rotation, correction, sharpen, brightness, output file name setting, etc. Many changes to JPEG files are "lossless", or not involving any quality loss and various metadata options are also available.

Includes a preview function.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Within this folder, create an empty text file and rename it Tinuous.ini
  3. Launch Tinuous.exe
Similar/alternative apps: XnView
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-03-10 22:32

Tinuous version 4.0.0.0 has been released.

Checker on 2015-03-11 18:40

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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PhotoFiltre v7.2.1

Midas on 4 Mar 2015
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

PhotoFiltre is a complete image editing/retouching program. It allows you to perform both simple and advanced adjustments to an image, as well as apply a vast range of effects and filters. Several extra plugins, selections, masks and patterns are available to download from the application website, to extend software features.

Languages: 26 including Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and French. Website also available in French.

Alternatively, PhotoFiltre Portable is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. (details)
Unicode support: No
Path portability: No
License: Free for non-commercial use (register)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PhotoFiltre7.exe.
What's new?
  • Bug fixing when expand/contract a bitmap selection
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2014-12-28 04:37

PhotoFiltre 7.2.0 released.

Checker on 2014-12-28 11:00

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

mcodex on 2015-02-28 18:09

Can anybody tell me what's the difference with IrfanView?

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ComicsViewer v3.08

webfork on 14 Sep 2016
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by Widya Santoso

ComicsViewer is an image viewer specially tailored to viewing scanned comics. The program can modify colors, contrast, and other elements on the fly and will rotates your view of images with your screen in portrait orientation. It has an available slide show,

The program can view most common graphics formats including Jpeg2000 and allows export to JPEG, BMP, and PNG. It is also able to directly display images stored in ZIP and RAR files (even with password protection).

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ComicsViewer.exe.
What's new?
  • Enhancements: Enhanced fault tolerance TIFF files.
  • Enhancements: Toolbar to add "page displays the" Settings button.
  • Function Fixed: remove the "Options -> Page Split / Merge" menu, change the width of the split in the "Options -> Page Display" setting.
  • Function Fixed: Default to select the "skip back cover page".
  • Bug Fix: File prefix back cover page of correction from bak for bac.
  • Bug Fix: Some special size JPG file decoding, white line appears at the bottom after encoding.
  • The source code to sort out some of those amendments do not think now dislike something.
  • Revision of the help file.
Latest comments
Checker on 2015-02-27 14:17

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

billon on 2016-09-14 20:45

New home page(?) - http://www.cnblogs.com/stronghorse/ and i can't find anything in there

Realist on 2016-10-07 09:34

Has nobody tried RoboReader.
Please give it a try.

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Overlap Wallpaper v2.6.0

webfork on 25 Jun 2017
  • 454KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Overlap Wallpaper displays a photo on the desktop wallpaper so that one can have for example the photo of a loved one on different wallpaper image. The overlapped photo can be sized, positioned on desktop as required, and made semi-transparent.

PNG image photos with transparent colors are supported. Photos can be reloaded after a set time, allowing for example the use of another program to overwrite previous image file and auto-display it.

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 Overlap Wallpaper.exe.
What's new?
  • New setting, display photo full screen.
Latest comments
donald on 2012-03-25 23:12

With the settings below this acts like a wallpaper changer, though you will lose desktop icons while running in this way.
[Settings]
photo file name=carina.jpg
photo width=1,280
photo height=-1
photo transparency=255
photo position x=0
photo position y=0

Ganamyde on 2013-05-09 06:21

Couldn't the author just name it correctly?
Its just a desktop picture gadget, a poor one.

anand on 2013-06-06 09:46

Hi Ganamyde,

OW has few different features than widget, so a different name.
It works in Xp which do not have widget support, and also Win8. You are welcome to read features and feedback at the website (https://sites.google.com/site/overlapwallpaper/home) for more information. I will request you to use OW along with widget to get first hand experience.

Thanks donald for tips.

Regards,

Anand

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Spews v1.0.6

webfork on 25 Jun 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by Checker

Spews (Skwire's Process Excluding Wallpaper Switcher) is designed to automatically switch your wallpapers on a configurable schedule. You can add image folders, choose wallpaper options, and check/uncheck the images paths as needed; only checked paths will be scanned for images.

The program will automatically suspend wallpaper switching if it detects any process names you configure in the Exclusions section. This can be beneficial, for instance, when running games that will be disrupted if the wallpaper is changed.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 Spews.exe.
What's new?
  • Added a "previous wallpaper" function and corresponding customizable hotkey.
Latest comments
Ganamyde on 2014-01-17 15:41

@Skwire,
You can easily clean up your temp left over, here is what I use...
run, CMD /C CD /D "%a_temp%" & PING 1.1.1.1 -n 1 -w 2000 & RMDIR /S /Q "%script_tempFolder%",,hide useErrorLevel

MIKLO on 2015-01-26 19:24

The word "Stealth" came into use recently in reference to the "stealth" airplanes the United States government started to use back in the 80's. As for these "stealth" airplanes they are in fact not invisible, what they show is a very small imprint in hopes to fool a radar operator into thinking that what they see is nothing to worry about. I suppose the fact of the matter is that there is no magic way to keep anything totally invisible on a computer. I for one can live with this free software calling itself "stealth" cuz that's what it looks like to me... Just sayin :) Thank you to the person for their hard work in bring me this free "stealth" software that does what it says.
MIKLO

misan on 2016-04-11 12:39

:-)

There are portable apps that are "stealth". I use lot of them.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stealth

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Lucidity v1.0.6

webfork on 25 Jun 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by Checker

Lucidity sets an image as your wallpaper and then creates a neat translucent effect on your entire desktop.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 Lucidity.exe.
What's new?
  • Added ability to set a hotkey to bring up the transparency slider.
  • Added new commandline parameter to set the transparency value. This value overrides any saved value.
    Usage: -trans:<0-100>
  • Fixed an erroneous startup message box if certain conditions were met.

PhoXo v8.3.0

Midas on 29 Aug 2017
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Nov 2014
  • Suggested by I am Baas

PhoXo is an easy-to-use, small, and powerful image editing software intended as a mini-PhotoShop. Its features include layers, undo, over 50 special effects, batch processing, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools for selecting, croping, painting, retouching, measuring and navigation. You can easily add text effects to image, such as shadow text, ripple text, gradient color text etc.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PhoXo.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PhotoFiltre
What's new?
  • Supported to move layer by keyboard.
  • Supported to adding name to layer.
  • Decimal font size is supported.
  • Symbol font is supported.
  • Add greek language.
  • Fixed some bugs.

CDisplay Ex 1.10.29

webfork on 14 Sep 2016

Note: this program's portability and status as freeware is under review. Proceed with caution.

CDisplay Ex is an image viewer optimized for displaying comics. Includes a minimalistic interface with a wide variety of view options including rotation, slideshow, resizing, thumbnails, smooth scrolling, and more. The program aims for fluid and comfortable reading on even slow computers. Includes a color filter to improve the look of older comics and customizable keyboard shortcuts.

The program aims to be an updated version of the defunct CDisplay and supports most standard image types including JPEG, PNG, GIF and BMP. Many archive formats can be viewed without extraction including CBR, CBZ, CB7, CBT, RAR, ZIP, TAR, 7Z, LZH, ARJ, CAB, TAR.GZ, TAR.BZ2, PDF, DJVU, etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder: cdisplayex.db
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Move files from {app} to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch cdisplayex.exe
Note: If you have issues running the program, you may need to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable
Similar/alternative apps: HoneyView3, ComicsViewer
What's new?
    1.10.29
  • Vibrance color correction.
  • PDF: Fixed some incompatibilities with various file formats.
  • PDF: Fixed Anti-Aliased Fonts.
  • Updated Webp v4.1.
  • translation: Vietnamese

See http://www.cdisplayex.com/releasenotes.
Latest comments
joby_toss on 2014-12-08 06:44

@Loonier: please see the forum topic for additional info.

Midas on 2014-12-08 12:35

... especially http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=72248#p72248 ...

I'm now convinced the newly found CDisplay Ex innounp extract fail is definitely an adware countermeasure -- please find an alternative viewer if you can...

Checker on 2015-06-06 17:07

CDisplay Ex is on v1.10.30, but uniextraction fails (with innounp 0.42).

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SpReader v1.4.9.1

Midas on 17 Nov 2014

SpReader is an image viewer for displaying page spread for example from a comic or magazine that has two files for each pane of a full spread or a picture cut into two parts for size. The images within ZIP can be displayed directly.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty file SpReader.ini within this folder
  3. Launch SpReader.exe
What's new? Google Translate(d) changelog:

    Version 1.4.9.1 (2014-11-15)
  • Problems that occur in language change or the like, fix the other.

(Japanese original at http://www.vieas.com/en/software/spr_his.html)

CUETools v2.1.5

billon on 3 Jul 2017
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Apr 2013
  • Suggested by freakazoid

CUETools helps ensure an album image is preserved accurately by managing lossless audio and CUE sheet format conversion. Since many applications don't keep track of preserving gaps and CUE sheet contents during conversion, or don't support all possible CUE sheet styles, CUETools preserves both with no loss in quality.

CUETools includes CUERipper, an extremely powerfull yet easy-to-use CD ripping program, with features like lossless and lossy encoding options, EAC style logs, automatic metadata look-up and AccurateRip verification.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: DotNET Framework 2.0, MSVCR90.DLL, MSVCP90.DLL
Stealth: ? No. Writes some files to AppData
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete the file user_profiles_enabled
  3. Launch CUETools.exe
What's new? See:
http://cue.tools/wiki/CUETools_Changelog
Latest comments
giulia on 2016-01-06 08:21

it's not stealth
the last stable version saves files inside AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\CLR Security Config\v2.0.50727.312\64bit\

Specular on 2016-02-13 03:09

The included CUERipper program is utterly superb and should be mentioned in the description I strongly think since it doesn't have enough attention and currently doesn't show up in results (I'll fix that in a sec).

It has an easy to use yet poweruser-friendly interface, produces EAC logs with AccurateRip information, offers Burst/Secure/Paranoid ripping modes (with Burst correctly set by default), allows for image or track rips, verify options and moe.

And one of the main features which solidified my switch: both it and the main CUETools offer a metadata search UI that displays the extended tag info such as Publisher, Barcode, etc. The only ripper I've tried which displays and tags this.

billon on 2017-03-31 03:07

There is latest experimental/dev build 2.1.6 from Dec 09 2014.

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TweakPNG v1.4.6

Checker on 12 Sep 2014

TweakPNG is a low-level utility for examining and modifying PNG image files. As it works with detailed file internals, a familiarity with the PNG format is useful.

A 64-bit version is included (within the x64 subfolder).

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Windows registry. But given the nature of the application and the small number of settings it exposes, I think it can be accepted as portable.
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch tweakpng.exe.
What's new?
  • Maintenance release.
  • "Copy image to clipboard" feature.
  • Made "Correct for nonsquare pixels" optional.

X-DiffImg v2.1.0 [rev2]

Checker on 19 Jul 2014
  • 51MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Danix

DiffImg is a simple image comparison tool looking at changes between two images. Uses statistical analysis as well as displaying pixel changes as a color mask. Useful to see how images have been retouched or modified, especially when changes are very subtle or slight.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac and Linux.

X-DiffImg is a version of the software packaged in winPenPack format. Alternatively, a PortableApps.com version is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch X-DiffImg.exe.
What's new? New features:
  • Add keys for zooming with keyboard (Ctrl+/Ctrl-).
  • Add YUV format.
Bug fixed:
  • Invalid restore of maximized window state.
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webfork on 2014-01-12 23:23

It's surprising how much time and energy goes into a great Photoshop retouch, and this program can show you just how much has happened in the before and after.

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jpgQ v1.0

webfork on 25 Nov 2014

jpgQ is an image analysis tool that can estimate the quality settings used to save a JPEG image. Since it's difficult to determine the compression level without access to the original, this program can help determine the value (between 1 and 100).

Useful for editors interested in seeing if a JPEG edit will drastically reduce quality, since higher numbers are more likely to survive another instance of lossy compression without serious degradation.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: None
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch JpgQ.exe.

ImgSearch v3.0.8

billon on 24 Jan 2018

ImgSearch lets you search and delete similar images across multiple folders. The program even allows checking for similarity from previous image analysis. Files are removed to the Recycle Bin and can be restored in case of a mistake.

Supports analysis of JPG, GIF, BMP, ICO, CUR, WMF, EMF, PNG, PCX image formats.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ImgSearch.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AntiDupl.NET
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-03-01 16:35

Worthy alternative to ImgSearch (which has not been updated since March 2007) :

Antidupl.Net 2.3.8 (Released Sep 2015)

http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7471&hilit=imgsearch&start=0

spicydog on 2018-01-24 02:19

Download link (and apparently website) seem to be broken.

Download from Softpedia: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Others/ImgSearch.shtml

webfork on 2018-01-24 20:37

@spicydog: thanks for that -- billon pointed it to archive.org (thanks billon)

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JPEG & PNG Stripper v1.5.7.70

webfork on 19 Apr 2014

JPEG &amp; PNG Stripper is a drag-and-drop metadata stripper/cleaner for one or more JPG/JPEG, JFIF and PNG files, saving disk space and protecting privacy. Metadata carries a variety of information about the camera or device used to take the picture, date it was taken, and other data primarily important for photographers. Because metadata increasingly carries more and more information about the pre-cropped original photo and on where the picture was taken (geo-location), metadata can represent a privacy risk. Deleting metadata usually saves between 1 and 10% of the overall file size.

The program includes a "preview only" feature to show how much space image metadata is taking up.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: User profile folder. But given the nature of the application and the small number of settings it exposes, I think it can be accepted as portable.
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Stripper.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ExifToolGUI
Latest comments
u64 on 2010-06-18 05:49

Smallest images possible without loosing quality.

jpg2jpg.bat
for /R .\ %%1 in (*.jp*) do jpegtran -optimize -perfect -copy none -progressive "%%1" "%%1"
jscl -d -j -n -r -s *.jp*
contig/s *.jp*

png2png.bat
cmd /c "start /b /low /wait cmd /c for /R .\ %%1 in (*.png) do for /L %%j in (1,1,5) do pngout /f%%j "%%1""
deflopt -abdr *
contig/s *.png

Carbonize on 2010-08-29 17:42

Metadata in images is just the same as tags in audio files. They are used to store useful information (OK some of the information is not not that useful to most of us like what camera took the pic). Would be better if this program gave you a list of common metadata and let you tick those you didn't want it to remove.

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Wallpaper Welder v1.0.0

webfork on 25 Jun 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 Dec 2013
  • Suggested by Checker

Wallpaper Welder is designed for multiple monitor setups and allows you to create a wallpaper using a separate image per monitor.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 WallpaperWelder.exe.
Latest comments
sunclad on 2014-02-18 00:10

Developer web site says it will not work with Windows 8 (17-February-2014)

Checker on 2014-02-18 07:27

@ sunclad: Thanks ... entry for "System Requirements" changed.

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Locate32 v3.1.11.7100

webfork on 2 May 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Aug 2012
  • Suggested by freakazoid

Locate32 is an indexing search tool that allows you to find files on local and Windows networking-compatible remote shares. After an initial search of shares, it uses database to provide instant for any number of files and folders. Searches can be set on a variety of criterion including date, size, extension, files/folders, etc.

Note that the databases must be updated to give accurate information. You can customize places to search and frequency of each update (e.g. your desktop hourly, your backup drive weekly). Some file types' contents can be searched including most MS Office file formats, but only some PDFs and image metadata.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: BSD
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Follow these instructions to make Locate32 portable
  3. Launch Locate32.exe
Similar/alternative apps: DocFetcher
What's new? For Locate32 changes up to v3.1 RC3l build 10.8220 see http://sourceforge.net/projects/locate32/files/.
Latest comments
Midas on 2015-07-09 15:02

See http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=75621#p75621 for info on newer versions...

smaragdus on 2016-05-02 13:38

I think that:
"2. Follow these instructions to make Locate32 portable" point at non-existent thread. I suppose that the right thread which explains how to make Locate32 portable is this one:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=22751#p22751

webfork on 2016-05-02 18:49

Smaragdus: confirmed, fixed. Thanks.

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