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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:
Runs on: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).
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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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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.
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__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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RawReg v1.3

billon on 16 Dec 2016
  • 636KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Dec 2011
  • Suggested by joby_toss

RawReg allows to edit offline registry hives. It can be used (for example) to edit BCD hives, NTUSER, software and many other registry hives found inside Windows 2000 and above, including those created by Sandboxie. Information is provided on the physical offset position of each registry key on the hive file, useful for debugging a registry hive with the aid of an hexadecimal editor.

The program can browse the registry, change value data, edit value titles, and show a map with information on the data in each area.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download RawReg.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: Windows Registry Recovery, RegistryViewer

X-HotkeyP v4.8.2 [rev1]

billon on 6 Jun 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 May 2016
  • Suggested by Danix

HotkeyP is a small but powerful macro and hotkey utility that enables you to create a wide range of macro commands and keyboard shortcuts that can perform common tasks such as opening files, running programs, empty the recycle bin, reboot your PC, start the screensaver and much more.

X-HotkeyP is a version of the software packaged in winPenPack format.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
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-HotkeyP.exe.
What's new?
  • Commands "Opacity +", "Opacity -"
  • Environment variables can be used in commands (e.g. %SystemRoot%).
  • Option to play sound when a hotkey is pressed.
  • Option "Wait before executing this hotkey", command will be executed after 5 second unless the user cancels it.
  • Only pressed shift keys are released before macro.
  • Command "Delete temporary files" can delete read-only files.
  • HotkeyP window is transparent when showing User Account Control dialog.
  • Large HotkeyP icon looks same as small icon.
  • All texts are Unicode, it's useful especially for the "Paste text" command.
  • Hotkeys have option "Run as administrator".
  • Commands "Maximize all", "Show HotkeyP window", "Reload hook".
  • Command "Hide window" changes tray icon to yellow.
  • %HotkeyP% in command path is replaced by installation folder.
  • Caps lock is turned off during "Macro".
  • Removed shortcut Ctrl+N which used to delete all hotkeys.
  • Path to HTK file is not stored in the registry if the file is in the HotkeyP folder.
Fixed bugs:
  • Paste text command did not work on some keyboard layouts.
  • Multi-command did not work with paste text
  • Some system hotkeys could not be redefined (Ctrl+Win+P, Ctrl+Win+F, Win+Shift+M, Win+Shift+up, Alt+Win+1, ...).
  • Key state is reset when reloading hook.
  • Hotkey Win+mouse showed the Start menu if used with macro.
  • Right-click on the small icon in the notification area showed the taskbar menu on Windows 10.
  • Could not get executable file name of universal apps on Windows 10.
  • "Information" about a window could not get full path of 64-bit processes.
  • "Paste text" with parameter %l truncated text to 1024 characters.
  • The second parameter of "Macro to active window" could not be longer than 15 characters.
  • "Minimize to tray" did not work for the Explorer.
  • "Magnifier" lost focus after quick mouse movement.
  • The Spy application worked only with 32-bit processes.
  • Some minimized applications could not be restored to foreground when hotkey was pressed.
  • Active window lost focus after waiting before executing a hotkey.
  • "Maximize all" randomly activated another window.
  • Icon was not yellow if asking before executing "Hide application" or "Hide window".
  • "Send keys to window" was too quick and sometimes missed shift keys.
  • Start automatically at Windows startup.

Squeaky Mouse v1.0.3

webfork on 9 Dec 2016
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 May 2016
  • Suggested by Checker

Squeaky Mouse is a tiny, tray-based utility to provide audio feedback when clicking mouse buttons. You can also set it to play a file when the Windows "ClickLock" feature is activated.

Uses WAV format audio files.

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 SqueakyMouse.exe.
What's new?
  • Bug fixed: WAV file paths were not updated properly.
Latest comments
JohnW on 2016-05-16 17:16

Trivial point...
'www.portablefreeware.com' needs to be removed from Website address

Checker on 2016-05-16 18:04

@JohnW: Link corrected.
Thanks ;)

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System Explorer v7.1.0

webfork on 5 May 2016
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by nunoleite

System Explorer is a tool for accessing a variety of system internals. It can also be used as a Task Manager replacement with detailed information about processes, startup entries, explorer/IE add-ons, uninstallers, services, drivers, connections, opened files etc. It has a registry/file snapshot feature so that changes to the system can be computed and displayed in tree view or text list format. It also has a processes security tool that checks your processes against an online database.

Alternatively, System Explorer Portable is available.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Nagware
How to extract: Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice. The application files can be found under the {app} subfolder. Launch SystemExplorer.exe.
Latest comments
Ayman on 2013-12-10 23:28

i need to be able to run this app from a CD, it runs will but when i try to exit it won't close because it tries to write to the app folder (on the CD) and it fails of course, is there anything i can get around this issue?

bzl333 on 2014-12-25 16:17

keeps improving.

billon on 2016-04-22 02:05

Updated to 7.1.0, but portable version is gone, previous is gone, everything is gone, see more in forum topic

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URL Monit@r v1.2.3.3

tactictoe on 28 Mar 2016
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Mar 2016
  • Suggested by tactictoe

URL Monitor is a bookmark manager that collects and verifies URLs (anything that starts with http://). The program monitors the clipboard for links and adds them to an internal list. Links can be opened, verified one at a time or in bulk, or exported to a list (html/text).

The program can also import links and lists of links in text/html files via drag-and-drop.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None. On demand to the Application folder in an ini file and the default URL list via respective button.
Stealth: ? 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 URLMonitor.exe.
What's new? V1.2.3.3
    Main: Navigation button manages errors by user custom browser's choice in the options (Set default browser):
  • Browser Directory not existing anymore,
  • Browser not existing anymore,
  • User's custom browser error.
    Main:
  • Capture of FTP URL possible if accepted by the FTP site.
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Midas on 2016-03-07 13:32

Thought I'd ask: does anyone know how URL Monit@r compares to Xenu Link Sleuth ATM? (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=112)

tactictoe on 2016-03-12 02:38

Hi Midas. To answer your question. The comparison is not really a good idea. These softwares have two different goals in mind with a common task to achieve their respective goal. Xenu Link Sleuth ATM crawl a site given a URL and perform a complete site URL check with complete report on demand. And it does it very well. URL Monit@r on the other hand does also a verification of URL but its goal is bookmark managing whatever come has URL captured by the clipboard and it does its task very well. Verification of URL here is on a case per case or thru a given list or complete URL list via the integrated browser (Xenu can also import a list of URL). Both program check URL but for two different goals as I said before. However you can check evolution of URL Monit@r here http://www.geocities.ws/tactictoe/URLMonitor_Progress.html. It will include functionality of Xenu Link Sleuth ATM without challenging this excellent software or trying to superseed this software neither copycat the work of this excellent software. The story of URL Monit@r is not finished. It stills evolves. Anyway thank you for asking, it needed to be asked as some people might be confused. So if you need a temporary bookmark manager for long internet session research URL Monit@r is your software, on the other hand if you need to verify a whole website with report Xenu Link Sleuth ATM is your software. Please also note Xenu Link Sleuth ATM is very light in size where URL Monit@ar is more hungry in mass storage size because its modern icon driven needs for functionality. I could have go all the way with menu and speedbutton with little size glyph to reduce the size to 1Mb but it would have reduce the appeals of the software dramatically.

Midas on 2016-03-12 11:36

Thanks for answering, tactictoe. My curiosity was purely academic, issuing from considering the opportunity of enhancing this entry with mention of alternatives, as is customary here at TPFC. As the author of URL Monit@r, you'll have to concede the possibility of bias in your appraisal. :)

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StrokesPlus v2.8.6.4

billon on 14 Aug 2017
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Mar 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

StrokesPlus is a a mouse gesture recognition program that allows you to automate repetitive tasks by simply drawing a symbol with your mouse or performing mouse and/or keyboard modifiers to launch predefined action(s). Includes a powerful but lightweight embeddable scripting language (Lua), endless gesture and modifier combinations, granular control over program settings, and actions and the possibility to create global hotkeys for actions without using the mouse.

Non-Admin users: The application will not be able to control other programs running with admin privileges (e.g. maintenance, antivirus, etc.)

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights are necessary for full functionality.
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Open Source (multiple, primarily MIT)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch StrokesPlus.exe.
What's new?
  • Added code to update all actions when renaming a gesture, so it applies the new gesture name to all existing gestures using the previous name.
  • Reduced gesture scale width/height, certain gestures were showing outside of the view container.
Latest comments
StrokesPlus on 2013-01-08 08:29

I'd like to note that for Windows Vista+, if you extract the signed version of S+ to a folder under Program Files and manually install the StrokesPlus.cer certificate into Trusted Root Certification Authorities, S+ can be run without administrative privileges and still interact with programs which are running with administrative privileges as well as interact with Windows 8 screens (Start screen, task switcher, etc.).

Yes, I also understand that at that point (installing a certificate), you're no longer really using S+ in a truly portable fashion; but wanted to mention it anyway =)

AndTheWolf on 2014-01-22 18:30

There is a typo in the link, which is pointing to a non-existent strokesplus_2.7.8.1_x86.zippip, rather than to strokesplus_2.7.8.1_x86.zip

Checker on 2014-01-22 18:47

@ AndTheWolf: Thanks for the info ... and sorry for the typo.

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Iconus v1.0

Midas on 17 Jan 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Dec 2015
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Iconus is an icon viewer that lets you view icons via drag-and-drop from various file types including .dll, .exe, .icl, and .ico types. You can easily switch between libraries, extract single icons, view at 16x16 or 32x32 pixels, and fetch the icon's ID.

Category:
Runs on: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 Iconus.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: IconsExtract
What's new? Full changelog is at http://www.sspxusa.org/goodies/iconus/history.htm.
Latest comments
ripu on 2016-01-16 19:31

Awesome tool, makes it so easy to extract icons from all those files.

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URL Snooper v2.39.01 Private

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

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

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

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

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

Ennovy on 2014-11-27 09:21

Update check is optional. You can turn it off

__philippe on 2017-07-13 09:33

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

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

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

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Extra Keys v2.2.1

webfork on 18 Dec 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Extra Keys helps you to type many letters and symbols that may not appear on your keyboard, including accented characters for French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Scandinavian languages, as well as many other special symbols.

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

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch extrakeys.exe (for 32-bit OS) or extrakeys-x64.exe (for 64-bit OS).
Similar/alternative apps: Free Virtual Keyboard
Latest comments
outskirter on 2013-10-31 23:10

A very useful tool! It works exactly as claimed, is completely portable and runs from a single executable file. I keep a shortcut to it in my startup folder so that it's available in my system tray at all times, and I never close it.

avi-aryan on 2013-11-16 05:02

looks same like character map in windows 7

aldnoah on 2014-09-17 01:48

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Mouse Recorder Premium v1.0.46

webfork on 7 Oct 2019
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Jul 2015
  • Suggested by bartelsmedia

Mouse Recorder Premium is an automation program for repetitive tasks. The program functions like a "macro," or tool that records mouse movements, clicks, keyboard input and then plays back the actions infinitely at customizable speed.

The program includes an editor component to modify, change, or update recordings to change text entry, window selection, mouse movement, keystrokes, and more.

The program can function by itself or in concert with PhraseExpress for additional features.

Category:
Runs on:Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: None if launched from USB thumb drive or with the command-line parameter "-portable"
Stealth: ? 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 mouserecorder.exe -portable.
Similar/alternative apps: TinyTask
Latest comments
webfork on 2020-05-30 00:06

There's some oddities in the program and it takes some getting used to but it undoubtedly saves me multiple hrs / week with several repetitive tasks.

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theWord v5.0.0.1450

billon on 5 Feb 2020
  • 153MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 May 2015
  • Suggested by teobromina

theWord (aka "In The Beginning Was The Word") is a Bible study tool. Among the many features: Multiple Bible translations; configurable and fast search engine; parallel Bible view; multiple Bible views/windows; unique Clipboard monitoring function; multiple ways to navigate; personal notes in several levels; verses' bookmarks.

The program handles several versions of Bibles in Original version, Latin, Arab, Bulgarian, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, modern Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Vietnamese etc.

Note: The size of the application significantly depends on the installed Bible versions.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download and launch the installer
  2. When prompted, select "compact (single folder)" and check the "USB flash drive mode" box
  3. Launch theword.exe

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files and skins
Similar/alternative apps: BPBible, Bible Analyzer
What's new? See:
https://www.theword.net/index.php?faq&l=english
Latest comments
T on 2009-09-24 21:05

Please visit www.theword.gr to get the newest version 3.0.7.901.

SammeyDW on 2010-01-27 20:19

You no longer have to use Universal Extractor.
The Regular installer now has a compact option.
http://www.theword.gr/index.php?article.portable&l=english
While installing it will ask you what type
of installation.
Pick compact.
Now the "portable" check-mark
should become avalible.
Click it.
Now just point it to your portable drive,
and you are good to go.

davidcoxmex on 2016-12-22 22:56

Hi, I am a long time user of theWord (esword before that), and I also use MySword for Android apps. I would just like to say that there is a USB form of installation, and that can be done into a folder on any Windows computer. I have probably 25-30 different installations of theWord like this. I do development of modules for theWord, so I have different setups like this. This is TRULY "portable"!

Secondly I would like to say that some of the other portable software that I have used before has a lot of "down sides" to it. Most notably is that as Windows goes through generation of generation of operating systems, Windows itself has no loyalty to its own requirements and past operating systems. I once had all my IRS accounting in files in a portable program called Lucid. With time, I finally went back to look up something to find that the portable version of the software no longer works under recent Windows. AAAAAAH! All my records locked away forever!

theWord is being actively updated for each modern version of the Windows operating system.

On another note, some 10 years ago I got a cheap Toshiba laptop (I think I paid $20 for it), and it had a 286 processor on it. Okay, so it was a waste of time. No ports to speak of except a "modern" USB (at its birth I guess that may be true). It had like 640K of Ram, and something like 500MB of hard disk space. (I probably got ripped off really for $20).

But my point here is that I decided to put theWord portable to the test. I got a 4GB USB, yes it would read and write to it. Then I installed theWord portable version on it, and then copied bunches of modules (files in the format theWord uses) onto it. The I cranked it up. To my surpise, theWord worked flawlessly under those primitive conditions. The only real problem was doing searches (which the RAM restriction was the problem, not theWord). But with time, theWord worked perfectly on it.

If you want to know how robust this program is, try it on an old junker PC, and you will be surprised!

Please visit www.theWordbooks.com to download premium modules. ("30%OFF" code for 30% off until Dec 26, 2016).
I also have a website www.twmodules.com for module downloads, as well as a theWord tutorial website at http://www.thewordtutorial.com/.

http://theword-modules.com/
http://www.module-repository.com/
http://www.theword-dictionary-modules.com/
http://www.theword-commentary-modules.com/

Para español, twmodulos.com para módulos, y http://www.thewordayuda.com/ para ayuda con aprender el programa.

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Splat v1.1.8

Midas on 4 Mar 2018
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Aug 2015
  • Suggested by Checker

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

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

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

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

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

Midas on 2015-01-19 13:16

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

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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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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:
Runs on: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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Registry Commander v15.02.15

webfork on 8 Jun 2020
  • 702KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Feb 2015
  • Suggested by Tom

Registry Commander is designed to replace Windows RegEdit. It supports all 12 data types in the registry, defined in the "winnt.h" header file. The advanced search feature allows you to search part or all of the registry by keyword, size or data type. You can bookmark keys or values so that they can be accessed more quickly. You can also change the data type of a value without affecting its content.

Category:
Runs on:WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the RAR package and extract using a program like PeaExtrator to a folder of your choice. Launch RegCmd.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed an issue with sorted bookmarks. Any action done when a list was sorted, would not act on the correct item.
Latest comments
Ruby on 2013-02-25 21:16

@Midas
Google worked for me, found a hosted copy at:
http://rsload.net/soft/registry/13005-aezay-registry-commander.html

The site is Russian, but the download will break if translated, just scroll down the page and look for the hyperlink:
Скачать: Aezay Registry Commander v13.02.23

Midas on 2013-02-26 10:37

Site is back up...

Thanks for that, Ruby, but I had already gotten it from the guy who posted that video. It might be of help to others. Anyway, grateful for the consideration... :)

Nh on 2018-08-03 07:33

http://aezay.dk/aezay/regcmd/

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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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ResourcesExtract v1.18

webfork on 17 Dec 2015
  • 47KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Ennovy

ResourcesExtract is a small utility that extracts all resources from dll/ocx/exe files. These include bitmaps, icons, cursors, AVI movies, HTML files, and more. The program can search subfolders and export BMP files as PNG.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista
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 ResourcesExtract.exe.
What's new?
  • Added x64 build.
Latest comments
Joe Gent on 2009-12-15 18:38

It worked very fast for me. It extracted it into organized folders. Good app to have.

ChemZ on 2011-01-10 00:29

A simple but very useful extraction program.
A "must have" in every portable collection!

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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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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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Personal Video Database v1.0.2.7

Midas on 24 Apr 2014
  • 63MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Personal Video Database lets you catalog your movie or DVD collection. It automatically retrieves movie details from online resources. You can also load a cover image from Amazon, or load covers/screenshots from disk. The program includes filtering and grouping options as well as an advanced search feature to make it easy to find a specific movie. Other features include loan management, support for local video files, personal ratings, bookmarks, import/export, library statistics etc.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: MSVCP71.DLL
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch using "viddb.exe -portable", or simply run the included portable.bat.
What's new? Feature:
  • File scanner can parse imdb ids.
Fixed:
  • Issues with character encoding and plugins and scripts.
  • Setting Seen Date would not update the Seen state.
  • DoubleClick in Fields did not select word under cursor.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Latest comments
Midas on 2008-10-30 16:35

A great Video Cataloguer, let down only for the lack of documentation and online support. Have more than 400 DVDs and tried both the apps in this category, stayed with PVD. Nimble and quick, doesn´t have all the importers that AMC has, but makes finding blanks and editing a breeze. Recomended.

Miguel Angel on 2011-04-22 09:33

Una base de datos para películas muy buena, sobre todo, la posibilidad de importar los datos y carátulas de páginas web.
- Falta solamente la traducción al español.
Gracias, thank you.
Congratulations !!!

smaragdus on 2013-10-19 04:12

The ribbon killed it for me.

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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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TyperTask v1.20

smaragdus on 30 Apr 2018
  • 53KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Mar 2012
  • Suggested by dmg

TyperTask is a powerful automation utility with a simple text-based interface. The program enables a variety of capabilities including automatic text replacement as you type, launch of web addresses and files via hotkeys, mouse events, window focus and more.

Note that first-time users should read the detailed instructions and examples of function definitions available under the Help menu.

NOTE: Program discontinued, linking to archive.org. Also available from PortableApps (thanks shnbwmn).

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download typertask.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: Lintalist, PhraseExpress, Texter
Latest comments
webfork on 2018-04-14 14:26

smaragdus: yes, please do

Andrew Lee on 2018-04-17 22:32

Thanks to smaragdus. I have made V1.20 available for direct download.

shnbwmn on 2018-04-18 07:02

On PortableApps (1.20 Rev. 2):

https://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/typertask-portable

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Task Killer v2.30

webfork on 2 Jun 2016
  • 368KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Task Killer will quickly terminates applications, processes, Windows services, etc. Simply click on the Task Killer icon and select the application / process / service from the menu list. The program features customizable hot-keys (global), command-line support, and a "Smart Kill" mode with a safer way to kill a program than the standard Task Manager.

Languages: Catalan, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Èesky, Deutsch, Français, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download tksetup.exe and extract to a temporary folder
  2. Open the folder 4 and move the files TaskKiller.exe, taskkiller.ini, and taskkiller.chm to a folder of your choice
  3. Optionally, create a Lang folder in the same destination and place the .lng file(s) there
  4. Launch TaskKiller.exe

Wallpaper Master v2.16 New

billon on 28 Oct 2020
  • 508KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 8 Nov 2005
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Wallpaper Master automatically changes your background wallpaper with a wide range of options. You can create your own categories using images on your computer, letting it cycle through automatically in whatever order you specify. In shuffle mode, listed order, or based on your personal ratings. The program also has auto-size options to make sure your images are displayed with optimal size.

NOTE: Website is gone, linking to Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / 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 Wallpaper.exe.
Latest comments
donald on 2012-03-27 04:52

To manually set the path to wallpaper to the application directory or a sub-directory just use the pathway setting as a period, seems to work on my machine at least. Vista SP1

IE "LastPath=."

bitcoin on 2020-10-28 11:40

the website is gone

webfork on 2020-10-28 12:56

@bitcoin: thanks, I've added something to the entry.

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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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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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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.

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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RegistryViewer v1.3

billon on 12 Aug 2019
  • 970KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by Ennovy

RegistryViewer can open raw Windows registry hive files. The file structure is shown similar to the Windows' own Registry editor and folders, keys, and values can be searched with values can displayed in hexadecimal form.

The registry files can be opened with drag-and-drop and all registry files including SYSTEM, SOFTWARE, SAM, NTUSER.DAT, SECURITY, USERDIFF and DEFAULT are supported.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RegView.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files and flags images.
Similar/alternative apps: Windows Registry Recovery, RawReg
What's new?
  • The selected key and its subkeys could be exported to a registry file (.reg), which is compatible with the Windows Registry Editor.
Latest comments
Specular on 2018-07-09 00:37

Used this program to successfully extract keys from an older backup of the Registry hive files. Followed an online guide which recommended it since it automatically tweaks the exported key file with the correct path for importing into the registry.

FireRabbit on 2019-08-12 15:55

Link dead program no longer listed on website

FireRabbit on 2019-08-12 15:58

Update it's found on the directory page for old software:
https://www.gaijin.at/en/download-directory?dir=old_software

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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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IcoFX v1.6.4

webfork on 26 Aug 2016
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by MISIIM

IcoFX is a complete all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing. It supports transparency and has tools and more than 40 effects to create icons. It can also import and export various images formats and has batch processing capability.

Works with 64-bit.

Note: This is the last freeware version as latest version has gone payware

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable edition" ZIP package and extract it to a folder of your choice. Launch IcoFX.exe.
Latest comments
lautrepay on 2012-11-10 01:04

@rogerthedodger: you can download the PortableApps.com package. Extract or install it, the contents of the APP folder is all you need, delete the rest. After the first launching of IcoFX.exe the configuration files will be created

Rodger on 2013-01-06 10:04

small fonts (on the app itself) = @ Kermode
Found a solution !
Dowmoad 12noon Dispay Changer (free -> google): very nice prgram, helps me a lot with old programs on my new large screen !
Install. Go to folder where installed, make a shortcut from the cd.exe folder.
Rightclick on shortcut, open properties
Richtclick IcoFX.exe, open properties, highlight target command line, copy (Ctrl + c)
Go to THE END of the same line (target) in the IconFX properties, paste (Ctrl + v); leave a space between both (there are quotation marks at the beinning and at the end of both)
Go to the space and type (without quotation marks, but leaving again a space before, in between and at the end) "-width=1152 -height=864" (or any other screen size COMPATIBLE with your screen, e.g. 1600x 900 1027x768, etc; see help of dc to find out which screen sizes are compatible).
Close properties of both.
Change the name and icon of dc.exe to IcoFX.
That's it !
(When you close IcoFX, the screen will automatically return to its initial size, so the change onlw affcts this program !)

Specular on 2015-01-06 18:35

The busy XP screenshot doesn't do the app justice. Worthwhile app for icon creation and extraction. Main limitation of this version is the lack of 512px+ size support, which OSX and now Windows 10 support.

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SoftMaker Office 2006

webfork on 19 Apr 2016

SoftMaker Office 2006 includes a fast, feature-rich word processor and spreadsheet program:

  • TextMaker can open and save to a wide variety of formats including MS Word (.doc and .docx), and comes with a built-in database and mail-merge function. Includes spell-checker, thesaurus, a variety of different hotkey mappings, tables, quick text (BR becomes "best regards") and much more.
  • PlanMaker opens and can save to most major spreadsheet formats and comes with more than 320 calculation functions. It features Excel-compatible charts, conditional formatting, syntax highlighting, goal seeker, sheet/workbook protection, etc.
The collection also comes with accessory Smash.exe, which includes a quick look at major system folders including My Documents, Printers, Fonts, etc.

Version note: SoftMaker Office 2008 is freeware, contains more filters, includes a presentation program, and can be downloaded from the home page, but requires e-mail registration and extra steps for portability.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Writes empty section header to WIN.INI, as well as some OLE stuff to the registry.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch TextMaker.exe for the word processor or PlanMaker.exe for the spreadsheet program
Similar/alternative apps: LibreOffice
Latest comments
tikbalang on 2011-08-01 08:30

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"ofw08charity.exe" is free but needs registration at the website for the serial. follow instructions for the extract/install up to step #3. there is no need to edit .ini files because the string "OEMRegisterSkip" is not there.

keep the usb version.

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TP109 on 2011-08-07 08:36

The 2008 version is much lighter and faster than OOo. Wow! Looks great so far.

Midas on 2012-03-05 14:13

Testing version 2008, not sure if it is stealth, but seems rather snappy, looks like a keeper...

For those having trouble with installation instructions:

Install it to you desktop machine,
choose default interface language (which you may change later via options),
enter registration details (received freely at email address given while registering for download; also, keep those details, as they are mandatory for SoftMaker Office 2008 installation),
choose location for install (not really important, as you'll be making that install portable),
then choose the custom button on the next dialog for selecting which components of the suite to install (I recommend getting the interface language of your choice, plus all the proofing tools for the languages you understand and minus the SMASH launcher),
then deselect the 'Install application for all users on this computer' option on the next dialog and
proceed to Install.

After that, find the SoftMaker Office entry in the start menu, and under 'tools' you'll find the option to transfer the installation to your portable device, after which you can uninstall from your desktop machine if you wish to.

Really useful soft, as it's multiplatform (Windows & Linux) and can be run portable.

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FastStone Capture v5.3 Updated

billon on 22 Aug 2020
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Feb 2007
  • Suggested by Fluffy

FastStone Capture is a powerful, flexible and intuitive screen-capture utility. It allows you to capture anything on the screen including windows, objects, full screen, rectangle regions, freehand-selected regions and scrolling windows/web pages. It has innovative features such as a floating Capture Panel, hotkeys, resizing, cropping, text annotation, printing, e-mailing, screen magnifier and many more.

Reported to function in Windows 7 and in Linux under WINE.

Note: FastStone Capture went payware starting from v5.4 so I have made the last freeware version available (v5.3) for direct download as the license agreement does not prohibit redistribution.

Category:
Runs on:Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of drive-less absolute path (eg. \docs\personal\work.doc without the drive letter)
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FSCapture.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Greenshot, PicPick, ShareX
What's new?
  • Compatible with Windows Vista.
  • Improved quality of 256 color PNG/GIF output.
  • Added:
    • To Email to the Output list;
    • Reset to Primary Screen (only available in Multi-monitor system) to the tray icon's popup menu.
Latest comments
webfork on 2016-06-02 02:58

@jimdorey: I'm a little confused why we had a listing that this works with Win10 -- it really doesn't. When this version of the program stopped being developed, Win7 wasn't even out yet. Anyway, I recommend trying another software package for that OS. I've updated the entry.

joby_toss on 2016-06-02 11:49

@jimdorey: v5.3 works fine on my win 10 x64 using a 1080p screen resolution. Maybe you're using a high DPI screen/4k monitor, and only the last version (8.4, payware, but worth every penny) works fine in that case.

__philippe on 2016-10-14 15:57

Don't care for FSC freeware near inaudible screenshot audio cue ?

Never fear: Everything you always wanted to know about...
Grafting a neater camera-like snapshot sound to FastStone Capture v5.3...;-)

http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=83541#p83541

Cheers,

__philippe

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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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Push The Freakin' Button v1.0.6.4

webfork on 9 Dec 2018
  • 421KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Dec 2003
  • Suggested by Ennovy

Push the Freakin' Button (PTFB) is a button pressing utility. When you wish to automatically dismiss a dialog box, you can configure PTFB to "push" a particular button by using drag-and-drop, and it will function as instructed when the dialog box pops up the next time.

Note: This is the last freeware version of what is now a payware product.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP installer and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PTFB.exe.
Latest comments
Shodan on 2007-03-17 13:36

i also use rtvreco and like it much. i agree it is far better than this one. well worth the 'payware' price. it will do much more and find more windows than ptfb will and give user more choices what to do when it recognizes a window...

Morten on 2007-03-22 02:11

It doesn't actually help how much better the other product is as this is a "freeware" listing. The name "The Portable Freeware Collection" does not indicate the use of payware does it?

somejerk on 2018-11-27 19:48

RtvReco doesn't even exist anymore. gbj and Shodan are probably spammers who were trying to push the software.

PTFB does exactly what I need; it pushes the freakin button. It's great for one off tasks that have an unexpected error interruption.

When I need something more complex (like automating installers), I use AutoIt, which is also freeware.

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