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FolderChangesView v2.32

billon on 1 Aug 2020
  • 139KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Aug 2020
  • Suggested by lautrepay

FolderChangesView monitors the folder, disk drive, or even remote network share to see every file that is being modified, created, or deleted. Requires read permissions to the selected drive/folder.

Category:
Runs on: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 FolderChangesView.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed the /cfg command-line option to load the .cfg file from the current directory if full path is not specified.
Latest comments
rodger123 on 2012-09-23 01:17

Crashes and locks up My PC in every version I have tried.

Sinchu on 2016-12-03 02:34

Just another great program from Nirsoft..very handy.

Specular on 2019-08-27 09:52

Particularly useful since it keeps a log in the main window of files that get deleted immediately following creation, which allows one to see more of what is occurring than merely looking at files that have remained searchable on the disk.

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RegistryChangesView v1.26

billon on 15 Aug 2020
  • 161KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Aug 2020
  • Suggested by billon

RegistryChangesView allows you to take a snapshot of Windows Registry and later compare it with the current Registry, Registry files stored in a shadow copy created by Windows, or other snapshots. When comparing two snapshots, exact changes are displayed, with optional export of the changes into a standard .reg file.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RegistryChangesView.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Regshot, RegFromApp
What's new?
  • Fixed the /cfg command-line option to load the .cfg file from the current directory if full path is not specified.

XnView v2.49.4 Updated

billon on 15 Oct 2020
  • 21MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Oct 2020
  • 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:
Runs on: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. 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=41035
Latest comments
refack on 2016-10-12 21:07

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

PapaiMark on 2020-05-18 22:38

I use it since W98. Very easy copy/paste/crop/resize/scan/print/sharpness and many other things.
Dont have a pen/filler. Not a full img editor but very easy and has many options.
Fully work is done with xnview, mspaint(for pen) and PaintDotNet for layers.(except for the layers that xnview does not have, everything is easier with xnview)

JudyGarland on 2020-10-22 05:38

XnView is not Windows XP compatible anymore. In order to make it work with XP, replace libwebp.dll (plugin folder) with with webp.dll (xnview.com/download/plugins/webp.zip).
cheers

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calibre v5.6.0 Updated

billon on 27 Nov 2020
  • 140MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Nov 2020
  • Suggested by I am Baas

calibre is a feature-rich e-book library management application with a variety of useful functions including viewer, editor, online book and news search/download, device-specific e-book conversion, batch metadata tools, and content server for online access to your collection.

The program syncs automatically with many different physical devices. It supports a variety of ebook and document formats.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac and Linux. Alternatively, Calibre Portable and X-calibre, as well as a WinXP-compatible version are also available.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKCU\Software\Trolltech
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the "portable installer" and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch calibre-portable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TEBookConverter
What's new? See:
https://calibre-ebook.com/whats-new
Latest comments
olliebean on 2018-02-24 08:29

Incidentally there's an official portable version available on the Calibre website (https://calibre-ebook.com/download_portable), which works fine and appears to be stealth. (No Trolltech keys.)

AndTheWolf on 2020-07-17 14:13

calibre-ebook.com/download_windows states that current Calibre versions are for Windows 8 and higher, and the last version to fully support Window 7 is calibre 3.48. Downloads for 3.48, including the portable installer version, are at download.calibre-ebook.com/3.48.0/. You should change the system requirements.

JohnTHaller on 2020-07-20 20:36

AndTheWolf - Although not officially supported, the current release works fine on Windows 7. PortableApps.com is testing every release for compatibility with Windows 7 as part of packaging calibre Portable. One of us will update the listing if something changes in the future.

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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:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: 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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WipeFile v3.6

billon on 1 May 2020
  • 449KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 May 2020
  • Suggested by AlephX

WipeFile is a secure file and folder deletion utility, overwriting data to prevent later recovery. Although most users will only require a standard 1-pass wipe, the program supports 14 different wipe methods, including high-security military standards. Higher security settings involve overwriting the data multiple times, which is dramatically slower.

For full drive wiping, the developer makes available an also portable WipeDisk program.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the 7z package and extract (using a program like PeaExtractor) to a folder of your choice. Launch WipeFile.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: Blank and Secure, WipeDisk
What's new? See German changelog here.
Latest comments
mik.y on 2014-02-17 09:30

Yeah, unicode support must be one of the first features in such a app:/

PAFuser on 2020-06-28 11:43

Shows up as 64bit in TaskMgr and Task Manager Deluxe on Windows10 64bit

Midas on 2020-06-30 07:42

@PAFuser: DotNET apps tend to reflect the underlying OS bitness, unless instructed otherwise.

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TED Notepad v6.2.1

billon on 22 Aug 2019

TED Notepad is a small and fast text editor intended as a replacement for Windows notepad. The program offers a variety of interface tools including hotkeys for almost every function, ability to minimize to system tray, favorite files menu, and many more. Additionally, up to nine permanent clipboards, advanced searching, auto-completion, bi-directional editing and many text-processing functions.

Category:
Runs on: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 TedNPad.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AkelPad
What's new? See:
http://jsimlo.sk/notepad/changes.php
Latest comments
Midas on 2012-04-20 01:02

@outskirter: I had the same problem while testing the latest version (MS Sans Serif font isn't really ClearType friendly); solved with ResHack by finding all instances of 'MS Sans Serif' and replacing them with 'MS Shell Dlg'...

freakazoid on 2013-07-05 14:58

Was testing some Notepad alternatives the other night, and while TED Notepad is relatively small in size, it uses almost 4x the memory (hovering around 9MB). Just a FYI.

ripu on 2018-03-11 11:17

Is it stealth?

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HotKeysList v1.05

billon on 7 Jun 2020
  • 94KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Jun 2020
  • Suggested by I am Baas

HotKeysList displays the list of hot keys that are currently registered on your system. You can use this tool to easily determine which hot keys on your system are available to use.

Category:
Runs on: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 HotKeysList.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Include Windows Key' option. When it's turned on - HotKeysList checks all hotkeys that include the Windows key.
  • Fixed bug: HotKeysList missed some keys, like comma, plus, minus.
Latest comments
Ennovy on 2015-04-01 06:21

I used Ethervane ActiveHotkeys (http://www.tranglos.com/activehotkeys/)
but this application does not work correctly on 64-bit versions of Windows.
Also see: http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6018&hilit=ethervane

webfork on 2017-07-22 02:24

I only use this program once every 2 years but I'm SO glad I have it. I don't know of a similar program for other operating systems.

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Moo0 File Monitor v1.11

webfork on 8 Jul 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Aug 2013
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Moo0 File Monitor monitors a host computer activity including processor history, disk activity, and a customizable view of file activities (create, write, rename, delete) on one or more drives. File activity is displayed live to demonstrate what applications are modifying the drive. The program can be used to track down programs that are slowing system performance by reading/writing too much from the hard drive or for config files and other changes.

HTML log file export available.

Note: Program exits by right-clicking system tray icon (thanks Jimmy).

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder: \savedata\SaveData.xml
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FileMonitor.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Process Monitor
What's new?
  • Officially supported Windows 8.
  • Added Greek, Hungarian and Chinese (Simplified) languages support.
  • Supported 6 more languages in partial.
  • Its English name has changed from "Moo0 FileMonitor" to "Moo0 File Monitor".
Latest comments
LifeH2O on 2010-10-03 20:39

Very good software, a bit easier then file monitor by sysinternals. Easy to understand

smaragdus on 2016-06-23 23:34

I think that the instructions are outdated:
Moo0 File Monitor version 1.11 automatically saves "SaveData.xml" inside "savedata" folder on first run.

webfork on 2016-07-08 00:52

@smaragdus: confirmed. Updating entry ...

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ChromeHistoryView v1.42

billon on 27 Aug 2020
  • 205KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Aug 2020
  • Suggested by guinness

ChromeHistoryView reads the history data file of Chromium-based Web browsers and displays the list of all visited Web pages in the last days. For each visited Web page, the following information is displayed: URL, Title, Visit Date/Time, Number of visits, number of times that the user typed this address (Typed Count), Referrer and Visit ID.

Category:
Runs on: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 ChromeHistoryView.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: BrowsingHistoryView
What's new?
  • Fixed bug: ChromeHistoryView crashed if there was an history record with missing URL.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-03-15 12:28

ChromeHistoryView v1.30 realeased 14-MAR-2017

Changelog: Version 1.30
   "Added new columns: 'Transition Type' and 'Transition Qualifiers'."
   "You can read about the meaning of these fields here and here."

Since the Readme.txt file "here and here" pointers lead to...never-never land,
(and the equivalent *.chm help file entry generates some obscure error message)
the following real pointers might perhaps be more helpful in clarifying the added fields gist :

Transition Types explained:
https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/history

Transition Qualifiers explained:
https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/webNavigation

(Thanks @billon who obligingly provided alternative pointers in the What's new entry...;-)

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EMDB v3.70 Updated

billon on 8 Nov 2020
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Nov 2020
  • Suggested by MarkCo

EMDB (Eric's Movie DataBase) helps you keep track of your movie and television series collections, supporting both physical discs and media files. The program includes an automatic import from IMDB, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, text or HTML, export to CSV, advanced search and filter functions.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download, extract the ZIP file, and launch setup.exe
  2. Install to a folder of your choice (excluding the Program Files folder)
  3. Launch EMDB.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Ant Movie Catalog
What's new? See:
https://emdb.eu/whats-new.html
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2017-10-12 02:47

It is not stealth, it adds an uninstall entry and a pile of registry keys.

Loreto on 2020-03-09 05:03

Viru detectedon 64bit file. I cannot download it.

Midas on 2020-03-10 10:11

@Loreto: EMDB has been in our database since 2016 and there have been no other such reports.

I'd advise you to try to download from the homepage and check any executables through virustotal.com/ before posting any scant reports...

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Calculatormatik v1.15.260

webfork on 15 Sep 2017
  • 252KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Calculatormatik is a math tool that includes a broad variety of calculators and converters from common to unusual. Some examples include angle converter, area calculator/converter, binary to number, body mass index, body Surface area, numbers to Roman, numbers to string, Ohm's Law, volume/weight, water consumption, and many more.

Other tools include a random password generator, hex-to-ascii converter, and a stopwatch.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: MSVBVM60.DLL
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Calculatormatik.exe.
What's new?
  • Curtain Pleat Calculator added.
  • Line of Sight Calculator added.
  • dBm to Watts added to Electrical Calculators.
  • Minor additions.
  • Minor fixes.
  • Minor changes.
Latest comments
webfork on 2017-09-15 03:28

One of the most unusual programs on the site, it seems to do a little of everything.

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WaveShop v1.0.14.001

Midas on 3 Sep 2019
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Nov 2013
  • Suggested by Taf

WaveShop is a fast and lightweight audio editor, which despite its name supports lots of different audio file formats, including MP3, FLAC, OGG/Vorbis, and AAC/MP4. The program is bit-perfect, meaning uncompressed audio samples aren't altered unless they need to be; editing a portion of an audio file only affects that portion and the rest of the file remains untouched. Cut and pasted audio blocks won't modify their contents. This is especially useful for patching a finished master without corrupting its dither. Other features include unlimited undo, peak and RMS analysis, normalizing, fading, audio generation, and more.

Note that the author recommends running the 64-bit version (if you have 64-bit Windows) as it can load bigger files without running out of memory.

Alternatively, WaveShop Portable automatically switches between 32 & 64-bit and portablizes paths. X-WaveShop is also available.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the portable ZIP package (32 or 64 bit) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WaveShop.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Audacity, Wavosaur
Latest comments
webfork on 2013-03-30 17:08

Gemini: no issue having PortableApps versions mentioned, but please avoid duplicate mentions.

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Proxomitron v4.5 June Release

lintalist on 25 Jun 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Proxomitron is a local HTTP web-filtering proxy. It contains a powerful text matching engine specially designed to re-write web pages on the fly. You can use one of the built-in filtering rules, modify them or even write your own. With Proxomitron, you can stop pop-up, pop-under or pop-over ad windows, convert ads/banners into simple text links, freeze animated GIFs, stop blinking text etc.

Note: The original author of Proxomitron has passed on, and the program is no longer being developed.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Proxomitron.exe.
Latest comments
Simon on 2011-03-01 16:43

I've been using proxomitron since win95, more than 10 years now. Best ad/trash/online scam filter EVER. Best thing is, no matter what new exploit shows up.. all you need are a few lines of code to block it/modify it. This baby literally rewrites the web.

Ennovy on 2012-01-20 11:07

Tested under Windows 7, works fine. Great software and I am using it for many years now.

lintalist on 2018-06-25 17:03

For those interested: someone managed to decompile Proxomitron completely, analyse and rebuild it, dubbed Proxomitron Reborn. More information in the forum thread https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1486

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AkelPad v4.9.8

billon on 28 Oct 2016
  • 554KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Jul 2016
  • Suggested by Fluffy

AkelPad is a plain text editor focused on speed and a small size. The program includes unicode support, available single-document and tabbed interfaces, unlimited file size, and multi-level undo, etc.
Support plugins.

Alternatively, AkelPad Portable portablizes recent files and search history and has both the 32- and 64-bit versions together and chooses the right one. X-AkelPad is also available.

Category:
Runs on:WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes. If you set Recent Files and Search History to 0 as these are stored in the registry.
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of drive-less absolute path (eg. \docs\personal\work.doc without the drive letter)
License: BSD
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In AkelPad.exe folder, use a Unicode-aware editor to create AkelPad.ini the following four lines:

    [Options]
    SaveSettings=2
    RecentFiles=0
    SearchStrings=0


  3. Save AkelPad.ini as a Unicode-encoded file
  4. Launch AkelPad.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Notepad++, EditPad Lite
What's new? Added:
  • Flag 128 in the manual parameter "PaintOptions" - unit of vertical scrolling is line (default is pixel).
  • Optional parameter for commands 4103,4106:
    1 - force to use last directory.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2013-12-08 13:07

Akelpad v 4.8.6 released.

__philippe on 2015-06-04 09:04

Akelpad v4.9.4 released 03-JUN-2015 :
http://akelpad.sourceforge.net/en/download.php

Scores of plugins updated likewise :
http://akelpad.sourceforge.net/en/plugins.php

Wolfghost on 2015-06-04 12:10

@__philippe tx updated

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Wavosaur v1.7.0.0

billon on 27 Jul 2020
  • 770KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Jul 2020
  • Suggested by NewKreation

Wavosaur is a fast and easy multi-audiowave file editor created for editing audio clips, sound design, mastering, managing and recording. The program is compatible with VSTs and capable of using them in real time to listen to effects-processed audio. It can also monitor audio ports and is MIDI-controllable.

Features include ASIO support, import (MP3, aiff, raw binary, au/snd, ADPCM and so on), MP3 export, statistic/analysis tools (2D/3D spectrum, real time oscilloscope), process tools (resample, bit-depth convert 8, 16, 24, 32 bits, pitch shift, vocal removal, etc.), batch processing and more.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
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 Wavosaur.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Audacity
What's new? See:
https://www.wavosaur.com/history.php
Latest comments
BGM on 2012-12-28 02:11

I like this program very much. I use it to make voice recordings for Asterisk.

zorro on 2020-03-21 07:25

The update to 1.4.0.0 applies only for the x86-version - interestingly the x64-version remains at 1.3.0.0 (last update 06.12.2016!)

freakazoid on 2020-03-21 18:15

@zorro - Looks like the Wavosaur team updated the x64 version after you mentioned it :)

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Stalled Printer Repair v1.2

Midas on 4 Nov 2015
  • 656KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by guinness

Stalled Printer Repair is able to detect and purge requests stuck in the printer queue that cannot be deleted. Also known as spooler restoration, this will allow subsequent print or fax jobs by clearing problematic print jobs and without need for manual intervention.

Category:
Runs on:WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch StalledPrinterRepair.exe.
Latest comments
I am Baas on 2010-04-23 06:34

Read "stuck print jobs" @ http://jesusnjim.com/using-computers/stuck-print-jobs.html

Batch file that does the same is available @ http://jesusnjim.com/using-computers/flushprinters.bat

Source, binaries and installer @ http://jesusnjim.com/code/printflush.html

TenaciousD on 2014-01-24 10:59

Not bad!
The BAT file basically stops the spooling process, then deletes the contents (files) located in the system32\spool\printers directory
then starts the spool process again.

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Screenshot Captor v4.36.2

billon on 24 Jan 2020
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Jan 2020
  • Suggested by Ehtyar

Screenshot Captor (SC) is a feature-rich image tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing images. While the program is optimized for taking lots of screenshots with minimal intervention, it also includes multiple sources including games, webcams, and scanners. The program supports photo edition, watermarks, text boxes, arrows, thumbnails, hotkeys, and can export to a host of new and old formats, including sending multiple files to a PDF or animated GIF.

For screenshots, the program supports multiple monitors, is able to capture partial transparency effects, and has a powerful scrolling capture tool. Numerous tools are available to emphasize, diminish, or hide screen elements, such as highlight, blur, and cover.

Sharing is available via automatic or on-demand upload to image hosting services or sending by email. Settings menu allows detailed control of program behavior, menus, automatic functions, and even memory usage.

Category:
Runs on: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:
https://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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X-Mouse Button Control v2.19.2

billon on 23 May 2020
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 May 2020
  • 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:
Runs on: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.
Unicode support: Yes
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
  3. Launch XMouseButtonControl.exe
Similar/alternative apps: MPH
What's new? See:
https://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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RegFromApp v1.33

webfork on 28 Jul 2015
  • 65KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Cornflower

RegFromApp monitors the Registry changes made by the application that you selected, and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.REG) that contains all the Registry changes made by the application. You can use the generated .REG file to import these changes with RegEdit when needed.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RegFromApp.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed RegFromApp to avoid from BSOD when trying to attach to smss.exe (Be aware that RegFromApp will still fail to capture the smss.exe process).
Latest comments
Ruby on 2011-06-22 16:00

@Magibon

I find that RegFromApp will only capture reg writes if the app your monitoring is actually doing the writing.

Let's say your monitoring an app/installer that creates a 'Working directory' e.g. %temp%/MonitoredApp and dumps some files that now write to the registry, these writes do not get captured because the monitored app is not doing the writing.

How I find RegFromApp useful:

1. In concert with Regshot: RegFromApp will only capture writes from the program not the system.

2. Capture and Export: I use Chromium web browser and pass args on the command line to keep all files in the app directory e.g. --user-data-dir=.\
The only problem is that when I "Make Chromium my Default Browser" it doesn't transfer the command line to the registry.

By starting Chromium from/within RegFromApp as an admin I can capture these reg entries and export for editing (search and replace) with a text editor and add the command line and merge back into the registry.

lwc on 2020-06-05 17:06

This program doesn't work anymore. When launching any app through it, both the 32 and 64-bit versions just display "Failed to start with the new selected process. Error code: 299
Only part of a ReadProcessMemory or WriteProcessMemory request was completed."

juverax on 2020-10-18 13:55

Does not work, tested Oct 2020.

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WipeDisk v1.3

webfork on 14 Sep 2017
  • 842KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Apr 2014
  • Suggested by Gaijin

WipeDisk is a tool for secure wiping of hard disks (both logical and physical), USB memory sticks and floppy disks to prevent file recovery. By default, the program will wipe a disk and all it's content, but the program includes a "Free Space" wipe, which includes deleted but recoverable files.

Although the "Low 1x" setting should be sufficient for most security needs, it supports 14 wiping methods for very high security, including US Navy, Airforce, DoD and NATO standards. Higher settings are slower.

The developer also makes a program for individual files WipeFile.

Note: No longer listed on the author's website -- linking to Softpedia.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the RAR package and extract using a program like PeaExtractor to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch WipeDisk.exe
  3. If the program doesn't default to English, select Extras from the menu and choose Sprache / Language - English

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: WipeFile
What's new? See German change-log here.
Latest comments
Dave on 2010-11-16 20:57

Can it be run from a bootable USB Flash Drive

Mixture on 2017-08-28 16:02

The software is no longer available at its website. I had to go to Download.com to acquire Wipedisk.

webfork on 2017-09-05 02:28

@Mixture: Yes, that's why we're linking to Softpedia.

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TreeSize Free v4.4.2

billon on 4 Jun 2020
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Jun 2020
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

TreeSize Free shows you instantly which files or folders are taking up the most space on your harddisk without using heavy system resources or reading the drive extensively.

Alternatively, TreeSize Free Portable is pre-configured to be portable, automatically adjusts paths and is stealth.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Creates an empty JAM Software\TreeSize Free folder in %AppData%. If the context menu integration is enabled/disabled, settings will be written to that folder.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Liteware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch TreeSizeFree.exe.

Optionally, to disable automatic update check on start-up:

  • Select "Help" and run "Check for Update...", wait for the popup message Uncheck the "Check for updates regularly" box
OR:

  1. Close the program
  2. Open GlobalOptions.xml in Notepad and look for the element CheckForUpdatesAutomatically
  3. Change True to False and save
  4. Launch TreeSizeFree.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GetFolderSize
What's new? See:
https://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/changes.shtml
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-02-17 15:51

@Ennovy
Thanks for the tip, your workaround really worked! Anyway, I notified the developer about this problem.

gbrao on 2017-04-29 05:19

http://www.jam-software.com/knowledgebase/7085

In file "GlobalOptions.xml" Search for the text "True" and replace it with "False"
Save the file and close the editor. TreeSize Free will now start without the ribbon interface.

Ennovy on 2017-04-29 05:50

@gbrao Thank you

Search for the text UseRibbonUI and replace true with false

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Quick Cliq v2.1.1

billon on 17 Apr 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Apr 2018
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Quick Cliq is an application launcher and productivity tool that provides quick access folders, files, programs, links and command-line operations as well as window management, clipboard manipulation and text "memos". The compact menu can be displayed anywhere via keyboard shortcut or mouse gesture, even within applications.

A video preview is available.

Category:
Runs on: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/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Quick Cliq.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed many Windows 10 compatibility issues.
  • Other minor fixes/improvements.

EditPad Lite v8.1.2

billon on 1 Jul 2020

EditPad Lite is a fast and lightweight general-purpose text editor. It allows you to open many files simultaneously and switch between them using tabs. It also supports many functions for text manipulation and conversion.

A 64-bit version is available. EditPad's installer now automatically installs a 64-bit version of EditPad on 64-bit Windows.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Creates HKCU\Software\JGsoft on Windows 8.1.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer
  2. Select the 'Create Portable Installation' option
  3. Check 'treat all drives as removable drives' and save to a drive of your choice. The program will save to the root of that drive.
  4. Optionally, move EditPadLite from the drive root to a folder of your choice
  5. Launch EditPadLite8.exe
Similar/alternative apps: AkelPad, Notepad++
What's new? See:
https://www.editpadlite.com/releasenotes.html
Latest comments
AndTheWolf on 2017-10-10 16:16

Now at version 7.6.2

AndTheWolf on 2018-05-11 15:55

Now at Version 7.6.4

AndTheWolf on 2020-01-29 18:50

Now EditPad Lite is at version 8.*, you should probably change "Launch EditPadLite7.exe" to "Launch EditPadLite8.exe" in "How to extract"

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PopMan v1.3.8

billon on 14 May 2019
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 May 2019
  • Suggested by Darren Blake

PopMan is an email management tool that notifies of new mail and previews received mail on your server. Unwanted mail can be deleted directly from the server without having download them.

The program includes rules and blacklists to manage email and supports both POP3 and IMAP4 protocols.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PopMan.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary languages and themes.
Similar/alternative apps: nPOP, nPOPuk, POP Peeper
What's new?
  • Show explanation of rule match as tooltip in Rule column.
  • Improved:
    • Parsing of long attachment names;
    • Parsing of UTF-8 encoded message properties.
  • Fixed:
    • Pressing Return key in warning dialog opens message window;
    • Loading large amounts of messages (> ~2000) will crash PopMan and reset MailCache.dat;
    • Logging of rules does not include rule actions.
Latest comments
Ennovy on 2016-03-09 15:10

@Kea: added Win10 to system requirements. Tested in Windows 10 and works fine!

smaragdus on 2016-03-09 21:31

PopMan is great but unfortunately it seems to be abandoned. There is one thing I don't like about it- PopMan doesn't support Unicode.

JudyGarland on 2018-11-04 15:31

- is not a valid win32 application

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1by1 v1.97

billon on 29 Aug 2020
  • 210KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Aug 2020
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

1by1 is a lightweight and low-resource usage audio player that plays directories or whole drives, with optional playlist/favorites support. The program remembers last track and position, supports gapless playback or crossfading between tracks, audio enhancer and Winamp 2.x input plugin support. Manage your collection from within the program including folder compare, delete, rename while playing, move and more.

Supports most popular formats including MP3, OGG, MP4, CDs and more.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / 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: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete License.txt
  3. Launch 1by1.exe
Similar/alternative apps: foobar2000
What's new?
  • Possible Multiband DSP overdrive fixed.
  • Multiple folder picture names possible.
  • Wrapable toolbar.
  • Descripted button set.
  • Grey button set.
  • Optional toolbar Tab access.
  • Some corrections.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2015-06-30 11:18

The official 1by1 (1.84) download link appears to be down currently...:-(

Try this one instead:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Audio/Audio-Players/1by1.shtml#download

spicydog on 2016-02-11 06:47

This is an AWESOME player!!!

No other player needed on my system ;)

freakazoid on 2020-08-30 19:58

v1.97 just happens to be a download size of 197kb :)

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Crypto Notepad v1.6.8 Updated

billon on 9 Sep 2020
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by smaragdus

Crypto Notepad is a simple, notepad-like text editor that encrypts saved files. Other features include font and color customization, word wrap, shortcut keys, and auto-lock on minimize. You can press the lock icon to hide information without closing the application (will switch to a password prompt).

Utilizes the AES encryption algorithm with available 128, 192, and 256 key sizes.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1+
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: MIT License
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Crypto Notepad.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: fSekrit, Steganos LockNote
What's new? See:
https://github.com/Crypto-Notepad/Crypto-Notepad/wiki/Release-Notes
Latest comments
Hawk on 2017-02-13 14:20

Don't have tabs?

webfork on 2017-02-13 22:52

@Hawk: no but feel free to request that feature on the github site. Author is fairly responsive.

vmars316 on 2018-12-20 14:40

Couldn't open zip file , had to use 7z .

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SoftPerfect File Recovery v1.2

billon on 15 Nov 2016
  • 555KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jun 2015
  • Suggested by milentechie

SoftPerfect File Recovery helps you recover accidentally deleted files from floppy disks, hard drives, USB flash drives, CF and SD cards and other storage media. It supports the popular file systems such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 with compression and encryption.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch file_recovery.exe.
Latest comments
Andy on 2007-04-06 23:41

Hi guys. I am a developer of this free tool. Let me clarify the 'hard drive' recovery. The software is able to restore accidentally deleted files from built-in hard disk drives as long as two the following conditions are met:

1. The file was deleted recently and no writing was made on the volume after that

2. Follows from 1. If you delete a file from a system volume (e.g. C:\), there are little chances to restore it because the OS is constantly writing on this volume (logs, registry branches, etc).

hudson on 2009-08-22 01:20

Excellent product. Recovered two files from flash memory. Simple and efficient, and no installation

Rolf on 2011-02-05 19:04

Odd The download says it is Version V1.2.0.0
but its size is 387KB. why? I have a 2009 copy
of V1.2.0.0 which is the correct size 272KB.
Andy can you explain. Looks a bit dodgy

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Vector Clock v2.40

webfork on 22 Dec 2017
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Apr 2010
  • Suggested by dmg

Vector Clock provides a fully scalable desktop clock and alarm that can be placed anywhere on your screen, rotated with total freedom, resized to any scale and set in 3D perspective view without losing any quality. The program offers a variety of beautiful faces and colors, from classic to modern.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder. A third file, clock-name.config will be created when you run the exe.
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the single clock of your choice or one of the installer packages. If an installer, you will need to extract it to a temporary folder, then move the contents of {app} to a folder of your choice.
  2. Select one of the exe files to run and create a blank file using the name of the selected exe and .portable as the file extension. For example, if VectorClock-Roman-Gears.exe is the clock you choose to run, create an empty file named VectorClock-Roman-Gears.portable.
  3. Launch the chosen .exe file.
Similar/alternative apps: Digital Clock
What's new?
  • Added time formatting options (eg. h:mm:ss am/pm)
  • Show day of week option and hide digits seconds option
  • Added Calendar view
  • Fixed behaviour on multiple screens - when clock finds itself on non-existing screen (eg. after notebook undocking) - it moves itself to the main visible screen.
  • Fixed issue, when clock was creating empty subfolder in AppData.
  • Various minor improvements and fixes.
Latest comments
I am Baas on 2010-11-30 16:06

@Jimmy Neutron
Uniextracting the installer works fine. Otherwise, just run the installer, agree the license, choose portable mode and be sure to uncheck all the junk (toolbars etc.) it wants you to install. I will update the entry later.

webfork on 2010-11-30 17:24

Installation instructions updated. Note that I didn't test the "install as portable" option, which might work fine.

dmg on 2011-04-02 23:43

I just tried one and it no longer appears to be stealth. The individual clocks used to store settings in the application folder as hidden files, but that no longer appears to be the case.

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IZArc2Go v4.4

billon on 17 Apr 2020
  • 13MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Mar 2019
  • 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:
Runs on: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, Bandizip
What's new?
  • Fixed:
    • Support for LHA archives;
    • Some small bugs.
  • Removed support for ACE archives due to found security vulnerability in UNACEV2.DLL library.
  • 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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File Bucket v1.1.0

Checker on 24 May 2015
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Jul 2010
  • Suggested by guinness

File Bucket copies or moves files, folders, and subfolders from one or more locations on your computer and sends them all to a single location. An unlimited number of filters makes for very specialized transfer of files. Potential uses include gathering a wide variety of different file formats (e.g. TXT, ODF, DOC, DOCX) from a large number of directories into one.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7
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. Delete the file FileBucket.dcupdate
  3. Launch FileBucket.exe (ANSI version) or FileBucket_Unicode.exe (Unicode version)
What's new?
  • When selecting a folder in the tree, folders are now added at the top of the upper listview instead of being interspersed with the files. Sorting with the column headers will still intersperse the two.

CSV Buddy v2.1.6

billon on 12 Dec 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Dec 2017
  • Suggested by JnLlnd

CSV Buddy adds additional functionality to the widely-supported basic spreadsheets known as Comma-Separated Value (CSV) files. The program allows the edition of a variety of formats, import/export, reorder and more.

Works with comma-delimited, tab-delimited and other CSV-type files. A 64-bit version is included. Written using AutoHotKey.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes. Unicode support in 64-bit version.
License: Apache License, Version 2.0
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch CSVBuddy-x_x-32-bit.exe or CSVBuddy-x_x-64-bit.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: CSVFileView
What's new?
  • Fix bug when changing the Fixed with default in Export tab.

Executor v1.0.1 Updated

billon on 7 Sep 2020
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

Executor is a program launcher and functions as a very customizable replacement for the Windows "Run" tool. It supports user-defined keywords, hotkeys for apps, auto-completion for keywords/file system/history, optional Vista-like results list, integrated calculator etc.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / 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: MIT
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file in the same folder and rename it executor.ini
  3. Launch Executor.exe
What's new? See:
http://1space.dk/executor/vhistory.html
Latest comments
Carl on 2015-08-16 11:30

Nevermind, I was not waiting long enough for the indexing to finish. It seems a bit longer with windows 10. Last 64 bits version work fine.

freakazoid on 2018-07-28 02:05

Yay, first official update in five years! Still my favorite launcher!

Carl on 2020-09-08 18:31

The best launcher ever. I've been using this for 10 years.

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TrueCrypt v7.1a

Midas on 26 Apr 2016

TrueCrypt creates and opens secure volumes that function like an attached drive, making it possible to move files to and from a secure place, as well as open and run. Additional security features include support for key files and hidden volumes inside regular ones (for plausible deniability) for higher security, as well as hardware acceleration and benchmark tools for speed.

Supports a range of encryption algorithms including AES, Serpent, and Twofish, as well as combinations (e.g. Serpent + Twofish) in the event that one of them is eventually cracked.

Note: This program may have unfixed security vulnerabilities.  As version 7.2 only allows the opening of TrueCrypt volumes, not their creation, we are linking to a mirrror of Version 7.1a.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. Writes "LEGACY_TRUECRYPT" driver settings to the registry.
License: Open Source: TrueCrypt License Version 3.0 (donate)
How to extract:
  1. Download and launch the installer
  2. Select the Extract option to extract files to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch TrueCrypt.exe
For more information on the available options of running TrueCrypt in portable mode, read the section on Traveler Mode.
Similar/alternative apps: VeraCrypt, FreeOTFE
What's new?
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes
Latest comments
Mixture on 2014-05-29 15:32

There are two TrueCrypt clones, VeraCrypt 1.0c and HaDES 1.1.

VeraCrypt seems to be still active.
http://veracrypt.codeplex.com/

HaDES seems to be a dead link.
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Encrypting/HaDES.shtml
http://hadeshdencrypt.sourceforge.net/

Mixture on 2014-05-29 15:47

Even the Wayback Machine (web.archive.org) has excluded the TrueCrypt/sourceforge and Truecrypt.org webpages.

SlowLearner on 2014-05-29 16:44

TrueCrypt has gone - v7.2 instructs you to stop using it

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GSplit v3.0.1

Midas on 6 Nov 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 11 Feb 2009
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

GSplit is a versatile file-splitter that can split a large file into multiple parts based on user-specified parameters. It is also able to generate self-uniting executables (with file corruption auto-detection) that do not require any program on the destination machine.

This is useful for transferring files when there is a bandwidth or storage cap.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch GSplit.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed: splitting by count of lines did not always work fine if the internal memory buffer size was superior to 64kb.
  • Default size of the internal memory buffer now set to 64kb.
  • Fixed input problem in some fields (the value resets to '0' when the field is empty).
  • The filename of the piece currently being processed is now displayed.
  • Fixed: GUnite.exe prompts for an incorrect file name when uniting a file split with custom filename mask.
  • Updated memory manager and skin engine.
  • New Check For Updates feature in Help menu.
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes.
  • Updated help file with a FAQ and troubleshooting section.
Full changelog at http://www.gdgsoft.com/gsplit/help/gsplitlog.txt.
Latest comments
Just Art on 2009-04-30 14:49

Wow did this work well! It's a no-brainer to use and did exactly what it said it would do. I tried to cram a huge 143MB file through the system yesterday and it kept choking and dying - after an hour of trying. I used GSplit and it went through in under five minutes for all of the smaller files. I tested re-assembly on my end and it was a no-brainer too.

Ascend4nt on 2012-02-25 12:30

There appears to be a problem with their download page. This link work for now:
http://www.gdgsoft.com/files/gsplitp.zip

guinness on 2012-02-25 13:15

Thanks, updated the link.

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PhraseExpress v15.0.73 Updated

billon on 9 Nov 2020
  • 29MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 9 Nov 2020
  • Suggested by JohnW

PhraseExpress is a keyboard macro utility that manages all your frequently used text phrases from a taskbar icon and allows you to paste them into any application with a single mouse click, a keyboard shortcut, or a text macro command. The program is ideal for email reply templates, signatures, addresses and any other information that you find yourself typing repeatedly.

PhraseExpress also includes powerful macro functions to launch programs, files or email messages, offers support for dynamic macro commands and comes with a unique text-prediction feature.

Category:
Runs on:Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the "Portable Edition" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch phraseexpress.exe -portable.
Similar/alternative apps: Texter
What's new? See:
https://www.phraseexpress.com/download/changelog/#client
Latest comments
AndTheWolf on 2017-01-10 18:00

Most recent version is 12.0.124

Ennovy on 2017-01-10 18:30

@AndTheWolf: Thanks. The version history however is not updated

bartelsmedia on 2020-08-17 04:38

You can find the version history here:
Windows version:
https://www.phraseexpress.com/download/changelog/

Mac version:
https://www.phraseexpress.com/mac/download/changelog/

Enjoy!

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CSVed v2.5.6 Updated

billon on 28 Sep 2020
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by NewKreation

CSVed is a fast, basic spreadsheet file editor that supports the CSV file format. You can add/delete columns, rearrange column order, change separator, filter items, remove duplicates, split/join columns etc.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "without installer" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch CSVed.exe
  3. Select Tools, Portable to enable portable mode
Similar/alternative apps: CSVpad, CSV Buddy, CSVFileView
What's new?
  • XML customized.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2017-08-03 14:05

CSVed 2.5.2a changelog: "no test disk in drive and network"

Would anyone venture to elucidate the deeper meaning of this cryptic changelog entry ?

__philippe on 2018-09-21 05:12

Verbatim changelog from website:

new in version (2.5.3) September 2018
1."some small corrections enzo"
2.

Frightfully informative indeed...:-(

__philippe on 2020-07-17 15:24

CSVed v2.5.5 (released 17-JUL-20)

Yet another mismatch between developer-stated version and internal PE id-tags:

C:\>sigcheck -a -q csved.exe

Verified: Unsigned
Link date: 00:22 20/06/1992
Publisher: n/a
Company: OostWestThuisBest (OWTB)
Description: CSV file editor
Product: CSVeditor
Prod version: 2.5.4
File version: 2.5.4.0
MachineType: 32-bit
Binary Version: 2.5.4.0
Original Name: CSVed
Internal Name: n/a
Copyright: SJ Francke
Comments: geen
Entropy: 7.907

Plus ça change, et plus c'est la même chose...:-(

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WeatherMate v4.14 Updated

billon on 3 Oct 2020
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Oct 2020
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

WeatherMate gives you instant access to current weather conditions and forecasts for tens of thousands of locations worldwide. The program includes a customizable interface, radar images, severe weather alerts, a variety of maps and can even speak the weather. Temperature can be displayed in Celsius or Fahrenheit and various weather forecast formats are available.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WeatherMate4.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: sWeather
What's new? Bug fixes:
  • The current conditions could not be displayed on some PCs running Windows 7.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-03-21 11:20

WeatherMate v4.4 released as of 20-MAR-2106

Changelog: http://ravib.com/wm/relnotes.htm

PAFuser on 2018-03-27 20:31

Version 4.9 available on site.

__philippe on 2018-04-01 15:39

WeatherMate v4.10 released 31-MAR-2018

Changelog: http://ravib.com/wm/relnotes.htm

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Winyl v3.3.1

billon on 15 Oct 2018
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Oct 2018
  • Suggested by ArnaudNime

Winyl is a lightweight digital audio player with a minimalist design and skinable interface. The program plays all popular formats and automatically organizes files into categories based on audio tags, making your music easy to find and play. The program offers music organization tools, Internet radio, track rating, smart playlists, rapid search, song lyrics and music tagging.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the 'portable' ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Winyl.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language folders.
Similar/alternative apps: AIMP
What's new?
  • Added x64 version.
  • Updated:
    • Radio stations;
    • Lyrics providers.
  • Changed:
    • Behaviour when reloading cover arts;
    • The custom icon name to Main.ico instead of Winyl.ico.
  • Fixed blurry custom icon.
Latest comments
PAFuser on 2018-03-22 17:24

64 bit "test" version available: http://vinylsoft.com/download/winyl_portable_x64_test.zip I have not had any problems with it.

PAFuser on 2019-08-28 22:37

Nera skin from deviantart.com, modified - large print: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KtLN9Kw9RxdLtMzcET7j3HeOCz9HtgNf Easier reading info, and some other modifications.

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WordWeb Free v9.03

billon on 3 May 2020
  • 41MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 May 2020
  • Suggested by motormaroon

WordWeb is a one-click English thesaurus and dictionary that can look up words in almost any program. It works off-line, but can also look up words in web references such as the Wikipedia. It includes full dictionary and thesaurus for the various English variants including American, British, Canadian, Australian, Indian and global.

A pro version available with additional features.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Greenware - free if you only take one return flight in any 12 month period
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and launch
  2. Enter a destination folder of your choice
  3. Click on the Advanced options... button, and ensure the Install as portable app check box is selected
  4. The program will automatically launch but in the future, run wweb32.exe

Optionally, delete uninst.exe and launch
Similar/alternative apps: TheSage
What's new? See:
https://wordweb.info/users.html
Latest comments
Happy.Camper2 on 2018-05-14 21:06

Hi to all of you who use WordWeb-
I've read the license 3 times now & I still don't get it. If you get it, please explain it to me & after you do, I'll probably be saying DUH to myself.
Link to the license if anyone wants to read it....
https://wordweb.info/free/licence5.html

I've read all of the above comments & I still don't get a clue.

I'm in hopes that one of you can explain it to me.

Thanks in advance.

Mixture on 2018-05-16 09:53

@Happy.Camper2
The license clearly says that if you fly aboard a commercial jet aircraft more than TWICE in a 12 month time period, you are not being 'green'. This company believes in environmentalism, and hates normal people like you and I who drive cars, flies aboard aircraft, and use gas-powered lawn mowers. That's why I don't use this weird software and use The Sage instead.

Happy.Camper2 on 2018-05-16 14:40

Hi Mixture-
[1]I've never flown on a jet or any other in the sky vehicles
[2]I don't have a car since a few years ago
[3]I don't have any gas-powered gizmos

Maybe I'm just 'green' enough to use WordWeb if need be.
I also keep The Sage on hand if I need it.

Thank you for explaining that strange license to me and the way
its written up does seem kinda weird to me.

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FreeCommander XE v2020 Build 810a

billon on 19 Jan 2020

FreeCommander XE is a powerful, dual-pane file manager with hundreds of features including folder size calculation, folder comparison/synchronization, file/duplicate 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:
Runs on: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:
https://freecommander.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=775&p=31424#p314249
Latest comments
wagner reatto on 2016-07-28 23:48

the best

peter48 on 2019-07-12 04:25

I like this software but it has some bugs.

qj3328 on 2019-10-31 00:35

I have been using FreeCommander for many years and it is, simply, outstanding. To not have a real file manager is a misfortune; to be without FreeCommander is to be handicapped. Over time I have introduced many new users to FreeCommander and the results are always the same after several weeks of use - fascination that they ever managed to function with that Windows File Explorer thing. I had moved to FreeCommander when the old Xtree/XtreeGold file manager was no longer functional in Windows, and other file managers were not handling the complex file management work regularly encountered. At first, the two default panes in FreeCommander seemed odd. Though one pane can be disabled or hidden, dual panes grow quickly on the user until one realizes - wait, how can anyone function with a file manager that has just one pane?

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StackNotes v1.0.4.6

billon on 30 Sep 2018
  • 713KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Sep 2018
  • Suggested by h3kt0r

StackNotes is a note-taking application to record notes and todo lists. The first line of each page is used as the Table of Contents entry and pages are automatically saved whenever you browse through your notes. Features drag-and-drop, priorities, TOC search, find and replace, built-in help, desktop locations and taskbar tray.

Each page can contain up to 32K of text (roughly 5,000 words).

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial
License: FreeBSD
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch StackNotes.exe.

Optionally, delete Sources.zip.
What's new? See:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/stacknotes/files/
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2017-05-26 00:37

@xor
Better report your problems at the forum, the developer usually responds to bug reports and other issues. Of course you are not dumb. Did you change the initial location of StackNotes folder- it remembers the location of the last used file.

hamasaki on 2017-06-26 08:50

"This file may contain malware and the automatic download has been disabled."

Message from SourceForge when trying to download.

h3kt0r on 2018-02-08 12:43

Software is certified by SoftPedia as beeing "Clean of virus, spywares, adwares". The reason why it was reported as beeing "potentially malicious" at SourceForge was due to the AES encryption command line tool included with the package. This tool is no more distributed with the package and can optionnaly be downloaded from the "AES Crypt" website if needed. You can post questions, requests or discuss anything on the forum here : https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=22131.
If you happen to find a bug, please send me a mail; thank you !

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Multi Commander v10.0.0 Updated

billon on 24 Nov 2020
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Nov 2020
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Multi Commander is a customizable, feature-rich and multi-tabbed file manager with a dual-pane layout. The program includes the standard file manager features with the ability to browse a variety of resources including local hard drives, network servers/shares, system registry and FTP (with SSL/TLS Support). Available tools include quick search, file verifier, splitter, audio, picture, clipboard, permissions and many more. The program can browse many archive formats like folders on your system (zip, tar, gz) as well as manage/open other formats (7z, RAR).

Includes intelligent functions that allow you to do advanced tasks with ease such as auto-unpacking, auto-sorting, internal file type associations, a powerful scripting engine for automation and command-line field.

Category:
Runs on: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 version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MultiCommander.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: FreeCommander XE
What's new? See:
http://multicommander.com/release/multicommander/changelog
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-02-02 09:06

Multi Commander 5.0.0 (Build 1888) has been released.

apometron on 2016-12-26 05:28

MultiCommander has a bug in log into other directories. I could not log into directories reliably. =( Check the directories you enter with MC!

Ennovy on 2020-11-24 08:51

Version 10 no longer supports Windows XP
Download latest XP Edition here: http://multicommander.com/downloads/XP

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KeePass Professional v2.46 Updated

billon on 10 Sep 2020
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by Orca

KeePass is a password manager that helps you store and manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database locked with a single master key or a key file. The database is encrypted using the AES algorithm and the program includes a strong automatic password generator, expire dates, customized icons and categories and much more.

Note that available plug-ins may not be portable.

Note: KeePass Classic is also available with fewer features, but does not require DotNet. See edition comparison.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Stealth: ? Yes. Plugins use creates/writes to AppData\Local\KeePass\PluginCache\
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch KeePass.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: KeePass Classic, Password Safe
What's new? See:
https://keepass.info/news/news_all.html
Latest comments
Mixture on 2019-01-14 14:53

@webfork, ChaCha20 is an encryption algorithm (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salsa20#ChaCha_variant)

I am shocked you don't keep up to date on important features, such as portable password manager security.

Ding-A-Ling on 2019-05-01 15:53

V2.42 is available now.

AndTheWolf on 2020-05-07 18:54

Now at version 2.45

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Registry Finder v2.48.0 Updated

billon on 25 Nov 2020
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Nov 2020
  • Suggested by Midas

Registry Finder is a small tool for quickly searching the Windows registry and displaying the results in a list. You can edit found items or jump to an item in RegEdit in a single click. Search results can be saved to a .reg or a text file.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Archive" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RegistryFinder.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: RegScanner
What's new? See:
https://registry-finder.com/version_history.html
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2015-01-16 18:06

Hmmmm maybe a Russian dating site? lol
MIKLO

MIKLO on 2016-12-16 18:05

Well I was able to DL this time without getting the Russian dating site now that's progress...unless they are busy hacking the Democrats :)

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TaskSpace v0.5.0.0

webfork on 27 May 2018
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by Schumi 053

TaskSpace is a window management tool that lets you collect a series of windows into one view. Added windows can be placed in a split-screen view or broken up into separate tabs with their own split views. The program is a great way to easily gather and manage a large set of programs by project, task, or other system.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download the self-extracting Exe to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch TaskSpace.exe for 32-bit or TaskSpace64.exe for 64-bit
Similar/alternative apps: TidyTabs, WinSplit Revolution
What's new? See:
http://www.systemgoods.com/downloads/TSChangeLog.txt
Latest comments
webfork on 2019-02-19 22:49

Sadly doesn't appear to work on Windows 10 any longer. Tested today and couldn't add existing Windows to the interface.

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Decimal BASIC v7.8.5.6 Updated

billon on 13 Oct 2020

Decimal BASIC provides a full programming environment for the BASIC programming language. It implements almost all of the core module and the graphics module of ISO Full BASIC, which is the current international standard for BASIC. It comes with a built-in editor and debugger.

Category:
Runs on:WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch BASIC.EXE.
What's new? See:
https://decimalbasic.ninja-web.net/EnglishWindows.htm
Latest comments
Update please on 2011-06-02 16:44

Now at Version 7.5.4

Checker on 2011-06-02 20:57

Thanks and done ;)

thepiney on 2018-11-15 03:55

At Version 7.8.5 as of Jul.30, 2018

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SynWrite v6.40.2770

billon on 29 Aug 2017
  • 30MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by Mat030

SynWrite is a powerful tabbed source code and web development editor. This feature-rich program includes syntax highlighting for many languages, code folding, tree structure, project management, FTP/SFTP client, keyboard macros, spell checking, customizable hotkeys etc.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Mozilla Public License
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Syn.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AkelPad, Notepad++, RJ TextEd, PSPad
What's new? See:
http://www.uvviewsoft.com/synwrite/History.txt
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2017-08-29 21:34

Download link triggers none portable version.

webfork on 2017-08-31 22:24

@hamasaki: Seems like it's working okay on this side

hamasaki on 2017-09-03 09:48

@webfork: Yes, fine now. Strange, before I got the exe.

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sWeather v1.8.2

billon on 1 Mar 2019
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Mar 2019
  • Suggested by guinness

sWeather is a tray-based weather app featuring multiple location support, a 5-day forecast and integrated WOEID (Where on Earth IDentifier) searching. Optional, customizable tray icons are available for conditions and temperature.

Weather data is provided by Yahoo! Weather.

Category:
Runs on: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 sWeather.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: WeatherMate
What's new? See:
https://www.dcmembers.com/skwire/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/apps/sweather/changelog.txt
Latest comments
__philippe on 2013-07-27 13:03

For a different perspective about weather-related applications,
take a peek at the Norwegian Met office free-access portal: http://yowindow.com

discussed in PFC's "chit-chat" forum here:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20711

__philippe

vbb on 2015-01-30 13:45

A great application: small, fast & beautiful.

mechmn on 2015-03-07 00:53

sWeather is 1st class for GUI and data, NirSoft's mWeather is 2nd for data.

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FastStone Photo Resizer v4.3

billon on 14 Jun 2019
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Jun 2019
  • 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. Supports file renaming and a conversion preview is available before processing.

Any set of conversion settings can be saved for future use.

Category:
Runs on: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 "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FSResizer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ImBatch
What's new?
  • Supports FAX and JFIF formats.
  • Improved processing speed (5X faster) of Batch Rename.
  • Fixed a bug that failed to load certain TIFF 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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