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PicPick v5.1.2 Updated

billon on 23 Sep 2020
  • 30MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Sep 2020
  • Suggested by Cornflower

PicPick is a versatile all-in-one tool for images on the desktop. Includes a powerful screen capture tool, editor, color picker and palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and more. Can upload images automatically to FTP, Facebook, Twitter, default e-mail program, or send to installed Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint).

Alternatively, PicPick Portable is stealth and automatically adjusts paths.

Runs on: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Leaves picpick in APPDATA, Cloud Explorer in LOCALAPPDATA, and picpick in ALLUSERSAPPDATA.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use. Note that without a blank picpick.ini file, the program will offer optional installation of the Bing toolbar.
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Create a blank file called picpick.ini in the same folder. Launch picpick.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX
What's new?
  • Fix an issue on multi monitor environment.
  • Language updates.
Latest comments
fullbug on 2015-09-24 01:32

Love this program, thanx!

dmocha on 2016-12-10 17:51

A new url for portable version

smaragdus on 2018-06-26 16:25

The GUI is ruined in version 5.0.0, last usable version- 4.2.8.

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DropIt v8.5.1

billon on 11 Feb 2018
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Feb 2018
  • Suggested by Lupo73

DropIt provides a floating target image on your desktop that you can drag-and-drop files to quickly process them with a predefined action. Actions include: copy, compress, extract, rename, delete, split, join, encrypt, decrypt, open with, print, upload, send by mail, create gallery, create list, create playlist, create shortcut, copy to clipboard, change properties and ignore. A destination can be chosen for each association defined, as well as group associations in any number of profiles.

Users can create rules to filter files based on name, directory, size, date, properties, content or regular expressions. Existing files in destination folders can be defined to overwrite, skip, or rename them. It includes a multi-language interface, folder monitoring, shared folders support, SendTo and Command-Line support, environment variables support, automatic update and much more.

Runs on: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DropIt.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Drop Zone
What's new? See:
Latest comments
treis on 2011-05-31 14:37

Congrats. Dropit has a mention on lifehacker.

hamasaki on 2013-11-11 08:49

Great little utility. I regularly have a lot of zip files I need to move to different locations. This is a real timesaver.

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Stinger v12.1.0.1933 Private

Checker on 25 Feb 2016
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Feb 2016
  • Suggested by Roman Mahr

Stinger is an utility used to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a substitute for full anti-virus protection, but rather a tool to assist administrators and users when dealing with an infected system. Stinger utilizes next generation scan engine technology, including process scanning, digitally signed DAT files, and scan performance optimizations.

Warning: The latest version of Stinger installs a program on launch.

Note: The removal of this program from the database in under review.

Runs on: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? No. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\Stinger (Which it removes all but an empty HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\McAfee\)

Installs Raptor to the local machine, see warning above.
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download stinger32.exe ( for 32-bit OS) or stinger64.exe (for 64-bit OS) to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new? Enhanced Detections:
  • Adware-Eorezo
  • Exploit-Axpergle!swf
  • Exploit-CVE2012-0158!rtf
  • JS/Exploit-Angler.k
  • W32/Nuwar@MM!rar
Latest comments
AdrianK_IT on 2015-05-12 09:00

This covert install of a hard-to-remove Windows service is the final nail in Stinger's coffin. More info on ghacks:

AdrianK_IT on 2015-05-12 09:09

"McAfee Stinger has been removed from the Portable App Directory due to malware-like behavior".

IMHO Portable Freeware should do the same. This site has an enviable reputation in the IT community I inhabit as a trusted source for software downloads ie for NOT bundling foistware in its offerings, in stark contrast to the increasingly dubious practices of previously worthy sites. Let's not go there!

Checker on 2015-06-08 19:13

Latest version of Stinger reduced file size from 15.458.672 Byte to 9.765.744 Byte.
Does it still install the unwanted Windows service?
... I won't check this out ;)

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ArcConvert v0.70

webfork on 4 Aug 2016
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 22 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by guinness

ArcConvert converts between a wide variety of archives and includes automatic password detection. The program supports drag-and-drop, process priority, file check, and optional attributes (date/time). The program will even notify the user if the new file is larger than the original.

Ideal for upgrading compression (e.g. ZIP -> 7ZIP) or to change an archive to a format supported by your preferred program (e.g. RAR -> CAB).

Supports a long list formats are supported including ZIP, 7-ZIP, RAR, TGZ, as well as ~60 other lesser-known formats. The program can save to ZIP, 7-ZIP, CAB, LHA, TAR, TGZ, BZ2, YZ1, BGA, RAR, ACE, NOA32, PAQAR, UHARC, YZ2, DZ, HA, XZ, and FreeArc

Runs on: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: LGPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch arc_convert.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PeaZip
What's new?
  • Aplib update.
Latest comments
DavidRoper on 2014-05-25 14:13

Why all the fuss over RAR? The biggest problem is getting RAR to ZIP so it's compatible to more people in the world, not less. 1980 called, they want their compressor back.

Midas on 2014-05-25 19:18

The changelog posted is for ArcConvert v0.66, plus there now seems to be a 64 bits version linked at the bottom of the Sourceforge page ("Update for 64bit OS").

Note also that although WinRAR gives you a 30 day trial, as the meme goes, it will never end...


webfork on 2014-05-30 23:25

DavidRoper: even among very technical people, I can't seem to get anyone to use anything but ZIP. The dream of getting people to use one of a number of radically better compression formats has been going on for over a decade now and at this stage just seems like a lost cause.

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TreeCopy v1.11

webfork on 20 Jun 2020
  • 303KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 13 May 2004
  • Suggested by usdcs

TreeCopy is a unique directory copier taking the various folders the source folder to a set of empty target folders. Its unique from similar tools as it copies only the directory structure and not the files. This is useful for developers and in testing.

This functionality is similar to the windows command line "xcopy" i.e. XCOPY source [destination] /T /E, but this tool allows this action without needing to remember command line switches.

Runs on: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch treecopy.exe.
What's new?
  • Updated the main screen to be resizable.
  • Redesigned the user interface to be more up to date.
  • Added comma's to the subdirectories count all over the application.
  • Updated the F1 About box to include a a brief description of the utility.
  • Changed the application to use less system resources.
  • Removed the options for which drive types to select.
  • Removed the Style option that allowed you to change the look and feel.
  • Corrected a defect if the FROM directory included the TO directory.
  • Corrected a defect when you Calculate subdirectories and still be able to perform actions on the user interface.
Latest comments
su on 2010-07-30 06:03

I like user interface, but TreeCopy do not copy my file or folder.

shnbwmn on 2015-12-07 09:34

According to the website, it also works on Win 7 and 8. I'm hesitant to use it on Win 10 since it says "TreeCopy will only work successfully on these specific Windows operating systems:", and then doesn't list Win 10.

shnbwmn on 2015-12-07 09:36

To Gawran: those non-techs such as myself would rather use a larger, "clumsy" program with a GUI than fiddle with commands.

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