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PeaZip v6.5.1 Updated

billon on 18 Feb 2018
  • 25MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by Yucca

PeaZip is a feature-rich file archiver with broad support for 100+ archive types. The file manager interface includes a hash tool, file wipe, file associations, themes, estimated compression level, system benchmark, image crop/rename and much more. Note that tools setup through the task scheduler are not portable.

Formats supported include most mainstream archive formats, including 7ZIP, ACE (read), BZIP2, CAB, GZIP, MSI (extr.), RAR (extr.), TAR, UPX, ZIP, as well as it's own PEA format.

Cross platform (Linux/BSD) and 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.

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: 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
What's new? See:
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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PDFTK Builder v3.9.4

webfork on 2 Oct 2016
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 26 Apr 2015
  • Suggested by Yucca

PDFTK Builder is a tool to combine (collate), split, decrypt, add background/stamp, password protect, and other security features. It is a graphical user interface (front-end) to the command-line PDFTK.

Note: double-click on "Document Protection" for available security features.

Alternatively, PDFTK Builder Portable is a PortableApps version of the program.

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: GPL (both GUI and main program)
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a temporary folder
  2. The application is in the {app} folder
  3. Launch PDFTKBuilder.exe
What's new?
  • Added: Support for Unicode filenames.
  • Update: Further cosmetic improvements.
Latest comments
Cornflower on 2011-05-09 17:34

pdftk Builder 3.6 will not break with pdftk 1.44 in my use of it. However, I would really love to use multibackground and multistamp (the main visible additions to 1.4. which Builder 3.6 was built upon). I still haven't found a gui for Windows that takes this into account, so I am using batch files for this specific purpose.

Joe on 2014-10-28 16:36

PDFTK Builder works in Windows 7 x64 and Windows 8.1 x64 too.

Checker on 2014-10-28 19:30

@ Joe: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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Yadabyte Dictionary v1.0.0.1

billon on 20 Aug 2016
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 5 Jul 2006
  • Suggested by Yucca

Yadabyte Dictionary provides a small and fast American English dictionary that contains more than 145,000 definitions and synonyms. It uses state-of-the-art compression to squeeze nearly 24MB worth of information into a mere 5MB.

System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch YadabyteDictionary.exe.
Latest comments
Shamrock on 2006-06-26 01:05

This is brilliant. Love it.

Technomancer on 2008-07-15 11:19

This program is really good and if you like it you'll love 'TheSage Dictionary'.

bb2u2 on 2008-10-16 19:35

It would be nice to have a G rated version so that I could use it in the classroom. Cool tool though, thank you

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Yadabyte Subtext v1.0

lautrepay on 29 Dec 2015
  • 68KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Apr 2006
  • Suggested by Yucca

Yadabyte Subtext is a text-substitution app that saves you time and keystrokes on frequently used words, phrases and text. For example, entering a text selection and pressing space/enter will instantly substitute your address into the current application.

For example:

  • "DNA" to automatically expand to Deoxyribonucleic acid
  • "Aaddress" (misspelled deliberately) can be set to turn into 1234 Your Address, City, State, etc.
  • "Sig" changes into your email signature

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware/Open Source
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch YadabyteSubTextApp.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TyperTask
Latest comments
lautrepay on 2015-12-31 13:07

@smaragdus: One thing is one thing and another thing is another thing. I was just noting that the file left behind is located in a temp folder, which does not affect the app's portability or its stealth status. I'm not judging the program's merits or demerits (never used it), and I too think that leaving a DLL behind is not a good practice, but let's not mix things up. A bad, or even a malicious program, can still be portable.

lautrepay on 2015-12-31 13:49

@smaragdus: And don't get me wrong. Your comment is a valuable one.

smaragdus on 2016-01-01 13:49

I don't get you wrong. In fact I spotted the DLL I mentioned because my anti-virus shrieked (false positive, of course). I was harsh about the developer of Yadabyte Subtext but I really do think it would be better if this DLL was extracted in Yadabyte Subtext program folder (I see no logical reason why it should be extracted in Temp folder). In short, I agree it Yadabyte Subtext is portable but not stealth. Regards and happy new year!

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dsSHA v1.02

Andrew Lee on 12 Feb 2013
  • 7KB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Yucca

dsSHA calculates the SHA-1 checksum for any given file, with the option to copy the checksum value to the clipboard.

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: None
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the EXE file to a folder of your choice. Drag-and-drop the target file onto dssha.exe to calculate and display its SHA-1 checksum.
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sha calc on 2007-08-21 09:45

very simple utility, the only problem is it's limited to your system memory.
i tried performing a calculation on a file about 1.5GB but it gives me a not enough memory message.
i'm only on 1GB of RAM so i find this utility useless if i want to check the hash values on large files.
for example i regularly download torrent files 2GB - 4GB in size. which would require 4 GB of RAM!!!

Can anyone recommend a different app?

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