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AllDup v4.5.60 Updated

Andrew Lee on 28 Feb 2024
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Feb 2024
  • Suggested by guinness

AllDup removes duplicate files from one or multiple directories and includes a preview function using Windows own tools (IE, MediaPlayer and WordPad). Can find duplicates by file name, file extension, file content, file dates, file attributes. The program can also help identify and remove music and or image files that are not only slightly different.

Multiple files, directories, and drives can all be scanned, as well as ZIP or RAR archives (with an optional file size limit), along with filters for file types and/or folders.

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 "Portable Edition" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AllDupPortable.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: AntiDupl.net
What's new? See: http://alldup.de/alldup_help/alldup_version.php
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2017-10-12 15:04

Working as "freeware" for me :) very nice software does all I want and more thanks for job well done.
MIKLO

Special on 2018-12-23 20:30

It seems that with v4.2.0 it now phone home no matter what on every startup, 4.1.8 didn't do this and yes, the option "Check for updates on startup" is disabled.

dmiranda on 2024-03-03 16:46

To my understanding, the last compatible version for XP is 4.5.0.56

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PeaZip v9.7.1 Updated

Ennovy on 15 Feb 2024
  • 37MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Feb 2024
  • Suggested by Yucca

PeaZip is a feature-rich file archiver with broad support for 200+ file types. The file manager interface includes a hash tool, file wipe, file associations, file splitter, themes, estimated compression level, system benchmark, image crop/rename and much more.

Formats supported include most mainstream archive formats, including ZIP, 7Z, ACE, BZIP2, CAB, GZIP, TAR, UPX, ZIPX, as well as it's own PEA format. Can extact but not create MSI and RAR files.

Note that tools setup through the Task Scheduler are not portable.

Cross platform with clients for Mac, Linux, and BSD, as well as a 64-bit version is available. Alternatively, PeaZip Portable portablizes bookmarks and includes both 32 and 64-bit versions, automatically using the proper one on each PC.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU LGPL
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch peazip.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: 7-Zip, IZArc, Bandizip
What's new? See: https://peazip.github.io/changelog.html
Latest comments
AndTheWolf on 2014-11-16 17:37

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

webfork on 2014-11-16 18:56

AndTheWolf: Joby updated, thanks for the note

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

My experience with PeaZip is to go to:

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

Happy Holidays to everyone :)

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FreeCommander XE 2024 Build 901 Updated

Ennovy on 6 Feb 2024

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?t=775&sid=f1809a9ef15797c7cdf58de4820b5f99&start=345#p42540
Latest comments
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?

PAFuser on 2022-01-11 13:04

FreeCommanderPortable_2022_Build_860.paf.exe available on author's website.

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Multi Commander v13.5.2981 Updated

Ennovy on 30 Jan 2024
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 Jan 2024
  • 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 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Some settings are written to the registry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MultiCommander
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: https://multicommander.com/ChangeLog
Latest comments
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

zorro on 2024-01-30 08:14

Multi Commander unfortunately isn't stealth > creates MultiCommander-key in HKCU\Software. Could be triggered by some settings. Deleting apparently doesn't affect settings/functionality, but the key reappears on every start.

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OutlookAttachView v3.51 Updated

Andrew Lee on 30 Dec 2023
  • 171KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Dec 2023
  • Suggested by guinness

OutlookAttachView scans all messages stored in your Outlook profile and displays the list of all attached files that it finds. You can easily select one or more attachments and save all of them into the desired folder, as well as delete unwanted large attachments that take too much disk space in your mailbox. A list of the contents can also be exported to XML, HTML, CSV or text file.

Functional with PST files that are not in your profile.

A 64-bit version (only for use with Outlook 2010 64-bit) is available.

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 OutlookAttachView.exe.
What's new?
  • When you try to use the 'Delete Selected Attachments' and 'Clear Selected Attachments' options, OutlookAttachView now displays a warning about using these options, and the default answer for the question is no.
Latest comments
Jamie on 2011-01-27 21:10

This is a great tool.

Sure, Outlook can sort or search for e-mails by attachment, but I don't think it can do this across multiple mailboxes.

At work I have my own mailbox but need to access several shared inboxes. When contacts assure me they sent something, a default search in OutlookAttachView looks through every mailbox I have access to, and blindingly fast to boot.

masterjedi on 2014-02-25 04:04

If you have had an end user get mailbox is full notices and they have done EVERYTHING.. This is a great tool to show them that all items are can have attachments. Even their calendar items. Meeting invites are often sent with attachments such a agendas in word format, Power Point presentations and even the occasional picture file. This application scans them and finds them ALL. It has saved my first call resolutions stats.

lstollin on 2015-08-21 14:09

I love this program. Took me a little bit to figure out how to filter by user (it seems to be visible name, not email address), but it's not hard to use and it's extremely powerful.

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XAMPP v8.2.12 Updated

lwc on 23 Dec 2023
  • 674MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Nov 2023
  • Suggested by Hank7

XAMPP is an integrated server package with mail, Web, FTP, and WebDAV. Named for Apache + MariaDB + Filezilla + PHP + Perl (AMPP) plus Mercury and Tomcat, the program includes a open software packages combined to power the various services, including JSP Java, OpenSSL, and more.

Also available for OSX and Linux.

Notes:

  1. To also add portable Python:
    1. Download and extract Python's NuGet package
    2. In XAMPP's control panel, click Config=>Apache (httpd.conf)
    3. Add AddHandler cgi-script .py into the end of the file (see this blog post for other info)
    4. Start your PY files with #!..\Python\python.exe (or wherever else you extracted the Python folder)
  2. To also add portable Composer:
    1. Download Compser's Manual Installation (i.e. portable) version
    2. Extract it in any folder you like
    3. Modify the command in the link above to the relative (or absolute) path to the main PHP file, for example (assuming you'll run composer from htdocs):
      @echo ..\php\php "%~dp0composer.phar" %*>composer.bat
    4. In order to be able to download packages, edit php\php.ini and uncomment ;extension=zip (i.e. remove the ;)
  3. One useful function of this program is the Wiki on a stick tool that works with XAMPP.
  4. XAMPP has add-on capabilities, currently only a WordPress installation (but previously also a portable MediaWiki).

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the portable Zip or 7z package.
  2. Extract to a folder of your choice.
  3. Unless you extracted directly to the root drive (e.g. C:\), launch setup_xampp.bat to adjust paths.
  4. Launch xampp-control.exe to run the control panel or start the different servers with the corresponding start/stop batch files.
Similar/alternative apps: Uniform Server, Abyss Webserver X1
What's new? See: https://www.apachefriends.org/blog.html
Latest comments
freakazoid on 2012-06-02 20:22

webfork: Because it's their preferred portable build. Not everyone will need the full package. The lite / portable build should be sufficient for people building a website for testing locally and on the go.

olliebean on 2018-10-19 14:51

Just for clarification, is the full version portable? Because the only version labelled "portable" at the download link appears to be the lite version, without FTP or Mail.

Pax on 2019-05-17 03:49

Note: The description should replace Oracle's MySQL with the community-based fork: MariaDB.

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Blender v4.0.1

Ennovy on 18 Nov 2023
  • 230MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2023
  • Suggested by Danilo

Blender is a powerful, integrated 3D creation software suite with character/solids modeling, animation, rendering, rigging, shading, motion tracking and post-processing tools. It lets users create high quality 3D graphics, movies and replay real-time, interactive 3D content. Its features can be extended with a variety of plug-ins, scripts, templates and more.

Cross platform (Mac, Linux). The program has been used for a wide variety of functions, including VFX, video edition, modeling etc.

Alternatively:


Note: Last version for 32-bit systems is 2.80.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In the 2.8x sub-directory, create a new folder and name it config
  3. In this config folder, create an empty text file and name it startup.blend
  4. Launch blender.exe

See this post for more information.
What's new? See:
https://wiki.blender.org/wiki/Reference/Release_Notes
https://wiki.blender.org/wiki/Reference/Release_Notes/4.0
Latest comments
webfork on 2012-04-28 23:06

Added a note about films because I watched that Sintel short film created with Blender, which was in some areas even better than the work Pixar and Dreamworks are putting out commercially.

Checker on 2012-10-03 18:17

Watch Blender's fourth Open Movie "Tears of Steel" at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6MlUcmOul8

Checker on 2015-09-18 18:21

If you want to try: v2.76 rc-1 ( http://www.blender.org/ )

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Honeyview v5.51

Andrew Lee on 17 Sep 2023
  • 17MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 Sep 2023
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Honeyview is a fast image viewer supporting compressed image files often used for comics/manga/photos. Enables slideshow views with repeat, randomize, transitions, filters, interpolation, rotation and zoom options.

Unlike many graphics programs, Honeyview can show all images from an entire directory tree and not just one folder.

Functional on 64-bit and supports most common image types including BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, DDS, JXR, WebP, J2K, JP2, TGA, TIFF, PCX, PGM, PNM, PPM, and BPG. Animated GIF, PNG, WebP, BGP. Raw images: DNG, CR2, CRW, NEF, NRW, ORF, RW2, PEF, SR2, and RAF. Archives (without extraction): ZIP, RAR, 7Z, LZH, TAR, CBR, and CBZ.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Honeyview32.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: CDisplayEx
What's new? See: https://www.bandisoft.com/honeyview/history/
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-07-24 10:46

HoneyView 5.12 (Build 4603) has been released.

ripu on 2015-07-25 10:43

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

juverax on 2021-03-14 14:17

I tested Honeyview with a "very large" graphic file" ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Garden_of_Earthly_Delights#/media/File:The_Garden_of_earthly_delights.jpg ), 175Mb.
I was very pleased to see that Honeyview could display the file, but the "zoom" function failed.

Link to download the graphic file: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/The_Garden_of_earthly_delights.jpg?download

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Bandizip Standard Edition v7.32 Adware

Andrew Lee on 15 Sep 2023
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Sep 2023
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Bandizip is an archive tool that supports a customisable interface, the searching of archives by file name, file splitting, password protection, self-extracting archives and varying levels of compression. It supports the creation and extraction of most common compression formats, as well as modern formats ZIPX and 7Z.

The program's "High Speed Archiving" function will allow you to compress or bypass the files its own algorithm on multimedia files (AVI, WMV, MP3...) or archive files (ZIP, RAR, 7Z...) that won't benefit from additional compression. This can increase archiving speed dramatically. Extract formats supported include 7Z, ZIPX, RAR, ALZ, EGG, TAR, BH, LZH, BZ2, ISO, CAB, WIM, XZ, ARJ, ZIP, Z and more.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware/Liteware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Bandizip32.exe or Bandizip64.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: 7-Zip, PeaZip, IZArc
What's new? See: https://www.bandisoft.com/bandizip/history/
Latest comments
FireRabbit on 2021-10-08 14:51

I didn't realize Bandizip was here or I'd have commented sooner. I LOVE Bandizip it's the only archive program that handles Zpaq files well. When you have a big zpaq update you can Ctrl+F in the archive and filter and search the entire backup history of the Zpaq.

TL/DL
Best GUI for Zpaq and Zpaq is magic.

Ennovy on 2022-07-05 11:08

Version 7.26 is released today

Pendrive on 2023-09-14 11:10

v7.32

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NK2Edit v3.46

Andrew Lee on 30 Aug 2023
  • 485KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Aug 2023
  • Suggested by guinness

NK2Edit edits the "auto-complete" entries in Microsoft Outlook. Auto-complete is a useful feature to automatically suggest items based on the first few letters of the recipient, but over time can gather invalid or unwanted contacts. The name comes from the .NK2 file extension Outlook saves this email list to.

A 64-bit version (only for using with Outlook 2010/2013 64-bit) is available.

Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch NK2Edit.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed issue: When copying data to the clipboard or exporting to tab-delimited file, every line contained an empty field in the end of the line.
  • Added the icon of NK2Edit to all dialog-boxes.
Latest comments
masterjedi on 2014-02-25 02:44

This is a powerful tool and really helps you gain the upper hand when dealing with the end user. Simple to use interface.

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