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AutoHotkey v1.1.26.01 Updated

lintalist on 16 Jul 2017
  • 895KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by Jon Pajela

AutoHotkey is a powerful automation and scripting tool with an option to export to a self-contained executable. Possible uses include assigning the hotkey "Ctrl-Alt-F" to launch Firefox, making abbreviations expand to their full definition as you type them, or saving time by setting the computer to auto-click a confirmation screen.

The program can create entire applications and has been used to create many hosted here on PortableFreeware including 7plus, WallPaper Randomizer, Gridy and many more.

Note: Pulover's Macro Creator can be used as a macro recorder and includes an "Export to AHK" function.

Category:
System Requirements: WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Places an ahk script file in user documents by default
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AutoHotkey.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AutoIt
What's new?
  • Fixed RegDelete (with no args) failing when A_LoopRegSubKey is blank, such as when enumerating keys directly under the root key.
  • Fixed RAlt/LAlt:: sometimes failing to prevent menu activation after the user alt-tabs away from a window and reactivates it.
  • Fixed SC → VK translation for multimedia keys, CtrlBreak, Pause, LWin and RWin, with the exception that multimedia keys and CtrlBreak are still translated incorrectly on Windows 2000 and XP.
  • Fixed VK → SC translation for multimedia keys, CtrlBreak and Pause.
  • Fixed 'Wait commands such as RunWait to log extra lines for ListLines only when necessary to show that it is still waiting; that is, after resuming from an interruption which logged other lines.
See:- https://autohotkey.com/docs/AHKL_ChangeLog.htm
Latest comments
lintalist on 2015-03-08 08:24

Update v1.1.20.00 - new features & bug fixes: http://ahkscript.org/docs/AHKL_ChangeLog.htm

Checker on 2015-03-08 11:32

@ lintalist: Thanks ... and updated ;)

shnbwmn on 2016-03-13 17:01

I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but if you download the installer and extract, you get all the exes (32/64 unicode and ansi), Window Spy, the help chm, a template and the ahk2exe compiler.

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AlwaysMouseWheel v3.71 Updated

billon on 11 Jul 2017
  • 56KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 11 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by lautrepay

AlwaysMouseWheel allows you to scroll (via mouse wheel) any window under the mouse, even if that window is not in the foreground. This is especially useful when referencing multiple windows without losing focus on the primary window (e.g. taking notes).

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 ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AlwaysMouseWheel.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: WizMouse
What's new?
  • Small changes and some improvements plus updating the language files.
  • Small adjustments for Windows 10 Creators Update.
Latest comments
Wizkey on 2013-03-20 21:56

@boby_toss: No, I'm not the developer and I'm not gonna lie, I just realized that both my Nick and the WizMouse app start with WIZ, that's a funny coincidence :) There's another freeware app called MouseHunter it's a good one too.

I am Baas on 2013-03-20 23:37

"@boby_toss: No, I'm not the developer and I'm not gonna lie, I just realized that both my Nick and the WizMouse app start with WIZ, that's a funny coincidence :) There's another freeware app called MouseHunter it's a good one too."

1. Who the fxxk is boby?
2. WizKey is by the same developer... a remarkable coincidence, is it not?
3 WizMouse writes to the registry.
4 Discuss Mouse Hunter @ http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=60965#p60965

shnbwmn on 2016-01-21 21:45

Win 10 now includes this by default, for people who have upgraded and still thought they had to use this app :)

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Clavier+ v10.7.2 Updated

billon on 3 Jul 2017
  • 123KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by rw14c

Clavier allows you to create global keyboard shortcuts for launching programs/websites, opening folders, inserting text strings etc. Shortcuts can be set using almost any key combination, including the Windows key. Useful for frequently used sites/programs as well as unique foreign-language characters (e.g. Æ, Ç, etc).

Clavier supports relative paths for maximum portability.

Category:
System Requirements: WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPLv3
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Clavier.exe.
What's new?
  • Better newlines support with the [|...|] syntax.
Latest comments
fred65 on 2006-10-08 06:42

Just tried this, sounds good. I'm currently using ActiveKeys, which I have been using to replace WinKey...

Unfortunately, Clavier uses 2mb of RAM straight up, whereas AK only uses just over 600kb...

If memory can be reduced, then I will use it no worries. But at least it's free and portable!

ace on 2007-05-27 08:27

small and nice kayboard macros

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X-Mouse Button Control v2.16.1 Updated

billon on 25 Jun 2017
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by risk

X-Mouse Button Control (XMBC) allows you to set a variety of controls for your mouse. For example, you can set a button copy, paste, undo, volume up/down, forward-backward (in browser), scrolling background windows, and many more.

Changes can be application-specific, meaning simply changing applications will automatically swap mouse controls, but they can also be user-managed and based on a hot-key. So your mouse can work as basic volume controls for your music player as well as back and forward buttons for your browser.

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

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: A mouse and driver that supports 5 buttons (e.g. Windows default mouse driver).
Stealth: ? No. Creates empty registry key.
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Depending on your operating system, choose the 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) folder (if you're not sure, go with the 32bit)
  3. Launch XMouseButtonControl.exe
Similar/alternative apps: MPH
What's new? See:
http://www.highrez.co.uk/downloads/xmbc_changelog.htm
Latest comments
Prompt24 on 2014-10-19 09:31

Must have indeed!

Checker on 2015-10-18 20:50

@billon: There is no "working" EXE file within the 32bit (x86) folder. That's why I presently didn't update to v2.12.

Checker on 2015-10-19 11:46

v2.12.1 has a "working" EXE again.

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QiPress Lite v1.071 Updated

billon on 10 Jun 2017
  • 917KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by billon

QiPress is a monitor for the system keyboard and mouse, describing activity in a small, semi-transparent black box in the corner of your screen. Ideal for presentations, screencasts, and program howtos, the program can also behave as a diagnosis tool for keyboard problems, describe unlabeled keys, or provide feedback show when an application is ignoring input.

Settings are available to ignore key-sets to exclude for example mouse or keypad activity, as well as window color, transparency, fade-out, and more.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal, non-commercial use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QiPress.exe.
Latest comments
utilfreak on 2015-05-31 01:35

The program is stealth again.

I am Baas on 2015-06-02 02:52

@utilfreak

Thank you.

Also, QiPress triggers a User Account Control (UAC) prompt. What does it need it for?

utilfreak on 2015-06-03 16:09

@I am Baas
Thank you for your note, I wasn't aware of it as I have set UAC to the lowest level. QiPress 1.064 Build 6 will now trigger UAC only if it is running within:
a) C:\Program Files*\* OR
b) Root of a drive
This is generally required by programs that need to dynamically update their resources within those paths.

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