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Winamp Lite v5.666 Build 3516

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 12MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Dec 2013
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

Winamp is the grand-daddy of MP3 players. It has strong support for different skins and plug-ins, which you can download from the website.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder.
Stealth: ? No. Creates one folder and file to %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\. For full registry changes, read this.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download "Winamp Lite" installer
  2. Extract using 7-Zip to a folder of your choice
  3. Remove all files and folders that begin with "$"
  4. Create an empty file called Winamp.ini. Open this file in a text editor and paste:

    [Winamp]
    no_registry=1
    newverchk=0
    newverchk2=0
    newverchk3=0
    inet_mode=2
    [WinampReg]
    NeedReg=0
    IsFirstInst=0

  5. Launch winamp.exe
Note that the above extraction instructions are only applicable to Winamp Lite. Hank7 has kindly contributed extraction instructions for Winamp Full.
Similar/alternative apps: AIMP, foobar2000, XMPlay
What's new? See:
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=373755
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2013-11-21 05:48

AOL has announced that Winamp will be discontinued:

http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/06/winamp-how-greatest-mp3-player-undid-itself/
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Winamp-to-Be-Discontinued-on-December-20-2013-402176.shtml

There are petitions for open-sourcing Winamp:

PETITION - SIGN NOW to ask for Winamp to go open source
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=373763

AOL: Keep Winamp alive or let it go open source
https://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/aol-keep-winamp-alive-or-let-it-go-open-source

It seems 5.66 will be the last Winamp version.

Midas on 2013-11-21 14:30

The Ars Technica article posted by smaragdus above is great reading. Thanks. I was once an eager user of the free Winamp, so I have signed the petition...

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PokerTH Portable v1.1.2

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 59MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Arithmomaniac

PokerTH is a Texas Holdem style poker game with computer-generated opponents as well as network play capability against opponents all over the world.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GNU GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch PokerTHPortable.exe.
What's new? See:
https://www.pokerth.net/development/changelog
Latest comments
Emka on 2012-01-10 13:30

http://www.pokerth.net/download.html offers a ZIP package, is the game natively portable?

mrpink on 2012-01-10 13:59

No, it writes to AppData. It doesn't seem to write anything at the registry

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 08:34

PokerTH Portable has been updated to v1.1.2

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Neverball v1.6.0

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 150MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 May 2014
  • Suggested by Fluffy

Neverball is part puzzle, part action game. Tilt the floor to roll a ball through an obstacle course before time runs out. Also included is Neverputt, a hot-seat multiplayer miniature golf game using the physics and graphics of Neverball. Finally, a level editor is included.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch neverball.exe.
What's new? See:
https://neverball.org/release.php
Latest comments
steve on 2006-09-06 18:41

For an interview with the developer of Neverball:

http://www.planetfreeplay.com/interview/2/

John Goodin on 2009-04-11 21:39

New 1.5.1 version at owners site
http://neverball.org/index.php

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 08:30

Neverball is @ v1.6 and works on Windows 10
new webpage is https://neverball.org

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Transcendence v1.7

lintalist on 19 Mar 2018
  • 100MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by David Gagnon

Transcendence is a "Space Trader" type game with an action-based "Asteroids" interface. The objective of the game is to destroy enemy ships and stations, loot their wrecks, and improve your ship so that you can take on more powerful opponents.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: A small number of settings are written to the Windows registry. Games are saved to the application folder.
Stealth: ? No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Transcendence.exe.
What's new? See:
https://transcendence.kronosaur.com/news.hexm
Latest comments
TenaciousD on 2013-03-21 10:25

Its the best 2D space exploration, trading and combat game ever!

Emka on 2013-12-15 14:00

v1.1 or even v1.2 is out

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 08:03

Transcendence is @ v1.7 and still supports XP SP3 :)

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TAGAP 3 v1.2

billon on 3 Dec 2017
  • 710MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Fluffy

TAGAP (The Apocalyptic Game About Penguins) is a penguin-laden sidescrolling shooter in the same vein as the classic Abuse. Use a variety of weapons to blast hordes of baddies and clear a path to your nemesis, Pedro the penguin. Take different drugs to boost your health, agility and even become invulnerable, and overdose on them for even more... interesting effects. You can also unlock various awards by completing tasks within the game.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application Folder
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract using Universal Extractor to a folder of your choice
  2. Inside the $[31] folder, move the data folder located into the same folder as TAGAP.exe
  3. Inside the user/user folder, move a file titled default.cfg to the first user folder
  4. Remove all other files aside from default.cfg from the user folder
  5. Delete $PLUGINSDIR to complete clean-up of unnecessary files
  6. Launch TAGAP.exe
What's new? See:
http://www.tagap.net/
Latest comments
IKhan on 2008-01-13 03:14

TO JFish: Just go the Tagap's website and you can download it from there. http://www.tagap.net

Emka on 2014-12-06 18:32

v2 available

Napiophelios on 2017-12-03 07:43

TAGAP 3 is available for Windows Vista or later

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