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Shutter Encoder v18.2 Updated

Andrew Lee on 18 Jun 2024
  • 259MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Jun 2024
  • Suggested by webfork

Shutter Encoder is a portable, cross-platform software for converting videos, audio files and images. It's particularly useful for video editors as it offers a wide range of features including:

  • Converting between various video and audio formats
  • Extracting specific portions of videos or audio files
  • Adding logos or watermarks
  • Adjusting video/audio quality through encoding settings
  • Analyzing audio loudness

Category:
Runs on:Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Java Runtime (included)
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Create a blank file called settings.xml in the same folder. Launch Shutter Encoder.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Handbrake
What's new? See: https://www.shutterencoder.com/changelog.txt

Unicodia v2.7.4 Updated

Ennovy on 16 Jun 2024
  • 142MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Jun 2024
  • Suggested by Llewelyn

Unicodia is a simple Unicode encyclopedia and replacement for Character Map.

  • In Windows 10/11 — all characters of Unicode 15 are supported.
  • In Windows 7 — all characters of Base Multilingual Plane, plus Phoenician, Aramaic and Brahmi.
  • Shows if the character is supported in your system, and if so — which font.
  • Copy character codes in HTML, UTF-8 and UTF-16.
  • Simple search.
  • Little emoji reference.

Category:
Runs on:Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL 3.0
How to extract:
  1. Download the 7zip package and extract to a folder of your choice.
  2. Open the Unicodia.xml file and replace the string portable="0" with portable="1".
  3. Launch Unicodia.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: BabelMap Portable
What's new? See: https://github.com/Mercury13/unicodia/releases/tag/v2.7.4

MKVToolNix v85.0 Updated

Andrew Lee on 5 Jun 2024
  • 153MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Jun 2024
  • Suggested by agam

MKVToolnix is a freeware utility that allows you to create, alter, inspect, etc., video files with the MKV format.You can use MKVToolNix to create, split, edit, mux, demux, merge, extract, or inspect Matroska files.
MKVToolnix program will also work with other video formats including AVI, MPEG, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1/2, h264, and more, as well as some video codecs such as VP9, audio including AAC, FLAC, MP2, MP3, AC3, DTS/DTS-HD, Vorbis and most subtitle formats including SRT, PGS/SUP, VobSub, ASS, and SSA.

Category:
Runs on:Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. QtProject registry key
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the Portable 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch mkvtoolnix-gui.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Avidemux, MKVcleaver
What's new? See https://mkvtoolnix.download/doc/NEWS.md (detailed) or https://www.bunkus.org/blog/ (summary but might not be limited to just what's new)

HiBit Uninstaller v3.2.20 Updated

Ennovy on 19 May 2024
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 May 2024
  • Suggested by Midas

HiBit Uninstaller is a free software to uninstall any Programs & Microsoft Store apps on your Windows PC. It also offers others like an advanced browser extension manager, junk cleaner, registry cleaner, process and startup manager, context menu manager, etc.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
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 HiBitUninstaller-Portable.exe and when prompted choose: Save the app settings and data in a folder next to the app executable file
Similar/alternative apps: Bulk Crap Uninstaller
What's new? See: https://www.hibitsoft.ir/HiBitUninstaller/Changelog.txt

Sizer v4.0 Private

Andrew Lee on 18 Apr 2024
  • 228KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Apr 2020
  • Suggested by Midas

Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size. The utility is also handy when compiling screen-shots for documentation, using Sizer allows you to easily maintain the same window size across screen grabs.

Sizer 4.0 has been completely rewritten to improve compatibility with modern applications including Windows 10 Apps. Sizer 4.0 is less intrusive than previous versions and therefore is more stable. Unfortunately this increased stability comes at a small price, some infrequently used features have been removed as a result.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: 1. Download the binaries only ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice.
2. In that folder create a text file called sizer.xml with the following content.
3. Launch sizer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: WinSize2

HideDesktopIcons v1.0.0 Private

Llewelyn on 31 Mar 2024
  • 176B (uncompressed)
  • Released on 3 Mar 2006
  • Suggested by Rudy5

If you’re looking for a simple, easy way to switch your desktop icons display on and off – literally at the press of a button – then check out this tiny little free app.
HideDesktopIcons emulates the “display desktop icon” command in the Windows context menu, packaged in a simple icon that can be placed anywhere (or alternately launched via a keyboard shortcut). A single click will hide the desktop icons and/or display them again; there is no user interface or any dialogs of any sort.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86)
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch HideDesktopIcons.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AutoHideDesktopIcons

StandaloneStack v2.0.7 Private

Llewelyn on 31 Mar 2024
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 31 May 2009
  • Suggested by -.-

Standalone Stack is a free software that can launch any folder in Mac-style popup icon stacks that appear when you click on a shortcut and fade out when you move or clik away. Supports two styles of icons: “grid” and “fan”.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / 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 StandaloneStack2.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: RocketDock

Linkbar v1.6.9 Private

Llewelyn on 9 Apr 2024
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Jan 2021
  • Suggested by Llewelyn

Linkbar will come in handy for users that need more than one taskbar on their desktop.
The application is totally customizable, from Icon size, padding or position on the screen.
Moreover, Linkbar provides users with an Autohide option and the ability to open multiple instances.

Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Win11
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Depending on your version of Windows launch Linkbar.exe or Linkbar64.exe and when prompted choose Anyone who uses this computer (all users)

Avidemux v2.8.1 Updated

Llewelyn on 17 Apr 2024
  • 62MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Sep 2022
  • Suggested by Netgirl

Avidemux is a video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.

Cross-platform (Linux, BSD, OS X).

Alternatively, X-Avidemux and Avidemux Portable are also available.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Qt keys saved to registry
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the Portable Windows 64-bit zip package and extract to a folder of your choice. Rename avidemux.exe to avidemux_portable.exe and launch.
Similar/alternative apps: MKVToolnix
What's new? See:
http://avidemux.sourceforge.net/news.html
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2017-04-29 16:52

I gotta agree with @smaragdus its up to the anti-virus developer to correct their mistake naming something as malware or anything bad when in fact it is not! I have used this software for quite some time and really like and its easy to use & works great.
MIKLO

gbrao on 2017-07-16 12:17

There is a v2.6.21, only for x64.
"same as 2.6.20 with x265 encoder fixed on win64"

https://sourceforge.net/projects/avidemux/files/avidemux/2.6.21/

turionaltec on 2019-04-16 06:31

Love this software to do quick edits (just cutting out a clip from a longer video), or to convert file types (avi->mp4). If the codec remains the same it will be done in seconds!

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Wise Data Recovery v5.1.3 Private

webfork on 2 May 2020
  • 19MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Dec 2019
  • Suggested by Rudy5

Wise Data Recovery can easily and quickly recover deleted photos, documents, videos, email, etc. Recover data from local drives, external drive, USB drive, SD card, mobile phone and other removable devices.

Category:
Runs on:Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Partial
Path portability: Automatic compensation for dynamic drive letter in removable storage devices
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch WiseDataRecovery.exe.
What's new? What's new in Wise Data Recovery 5.1.3.331
December 19, 2019

Added more detectable file formats.
50% improvement in scan speed.
Minor bug fixes.