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Isotoxin v0.4.511 Updated

smaragdus on 26 Mar 2017
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by smaragdus

Isotoxin is a feature-rich secure messenger that lets you connect over your local network or the Internet. The program supports audio and video, desktop sharing (view only), file transfer (with inline images), group chats, and user profiles. Available extras include spell check, avatars, themes, auto gain / noise filter for audio, and much more.

The Tox protocol is peer-to-peer, meaning no central server is necessary for the network to function.

Includes basic XMPP (Jabber) support.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL v3
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP archive and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch isotoxin.exe and choose Portable mode
  3. Click Join network, select LAN, Tox or Jabber protocol, and choose a name
Similar/alternative apps: qTox
What's new?
  • replaced some macros: %CONFIG% -> {ConfigPath}, %CONTACTID% -> {ContactId} (these macros will be automatically replaced in config)
  • added some macros: {DownloadPath}, {ContactName}
  • updates are downloaded to %TEMP% instead of {ConfigPath} now
  • some default temp paths changed to {ConfigPath}\temp in portable mode
  • profiles (*.profile files) are moved to {ConfigPath}\profile
  • default conversation font size increased to 14 (previous value was 12)
  • It is possible to disable video capture by default. "Video call" and "Camera" buttons will be disabled.
  • Minimal camera resolution decreased to 160 pixels of width (previous value was 640)
  • Do not set "Away" status by inactivity while call
  • Fixed voice playback issue
  • Folder shares - you can share any folder to your friend
Latest comments
Realist on 2016-09-05 11:04

What about WhatsApp!!!

webfork on 2016-09-05 15:13

@Realist: I haven't tested it because, unlike Isotoxin, WhatsApp is only out for Win8 and higher, closed source, and and is owned by Facebook. Their Wikipedia page lists some other concerns.

freakazoid on 2016-09-10 19:34

@Realist - Just go to web.whatsapp.com. Their "app" is just a wrapper for that.

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FileVoyager v17.03.25.0 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 29MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by Midas

FileVoyager is a customizable, feature-rich file manager that supports tabs, themes, color customization, and a ribbon or classic interface. The program uses an "orthodox" or two-panel commander-style view of disks, folders (real or virtual), shares, archives, and FTP/FTPS. It supports a long list of file operations, archive creation, media file playback, display modes, quick preview, application bar, favorites bar, file comparison, minimize-to-tray, and much more.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download either the Full or NoVLC "Portable" 7z package ("NoVLC" is smaller but excludes media preview tools)
  2. Extract using a program like PeaExtractor to a folder of your choice
  3. Launch FileVoyager.exe
Similar/alternative apps: CubicExplorer, FreeCommander XE, Multi Commander, XYplorer Free
What's new? Fixed:
  • Globally: Complete rework of the various visual components to be DPI aware.
  • Navigation: Many issues due to the bad DPI awareness are now solved (eg: Shell Contextmenu unresponsive outside 96 dpi).
  • Viewer: "Banned" the Blob audio visualization as it makes Win 10 crash (and maybe other versions too).
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-10-16 16:16

The "No VLC" and "Full" versions differ significantly in size:
"No VLC"- 27.0 MB (28,334,764 bytes) uncompressed
"Full"- 109 MB (115,235,866 bytes) uncompressed

Midas on 2016-10-16 17:54

Unless they have very specific needs, most 'portablists' should go with the "No VLC" version -- and get portable VLC if they need it...

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FileOptimizer v9.70 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 109MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

FileOptimizer is a broad format file compression tool used to reduce file size without changing the quality, known as "lossless." This is done via wide variety of optimization and recompression tools and techniques. Original files are sent to the recycle bin for restoration in the event the uncompressed version is preferred. A long list of supported formats include audio/video (MP3, OGG, M4A), image (GIF, JPEG, PNG), office formats (DOCX, XLSX, ODT, PDF), and system files (DLL, EXE).

Supports drag-and-drop of files into the window or onto the program icon. Note that by default the program removes metadata for many file types. This information reduces overall file size and protects privacy but is important to some users (e.g. photographers) and file search tools.

A 64-bit version is available within the folder, the author reports the program is functional in WINE, and can be used on the command line.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FileOptimizer32.exe (for 32-bit OS) or FileOptimizer64.exe (for 64-bit OS).

Optionally, to save space:
  • 32-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer64.exe and the \Plugins64 folder
  • 64-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer32.exe and the \Plugins32 folder
Similar/alternative apps: ArcThemALL!, PngOptimizer, RIOT
What's new?
  • Added:
    • INI setting IncludeMask=. If not empty, only files containing this mask (substring) on name or path will be included from optimization;
    • ECT ZIP support.
  • Updated:
    • Custom builds with Visual C++ 2017 (jsmin, gifsicle, jpegoptim);
    • Ghostscript to 9.21;
    • Guetzli to 1.0;
    • Tidy to 5.4.0;
    • libwebp to 0.6.0;
    • pingo to 0.76;
    • Leanify to 0.4.3.188 daily binaries;
    • ImageMagick 7.0.5.3 with HDRI support.
  • Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.
Latest comments
kozak on 2015-12-26 08:53

Can't start the app on WindowsXP - it misses BORLNDMM.DLL. Just plain adding of that .DLL doesn't resolve the issue...((
Any ideas for the solution?

Midas on 2015-12-27 03:05

@kozak: did you try registering that DLL with Windows?
(e.g., "regsvr32 BORLNDMM.DLL" at the command line)

webfork on 2016-02-26 00:23

Most images and files I post to portablefreeware go through this amazing compression tool. When compressing PDF files, I strongly recommend enabling the lossy DPI compression settings (usually around 150 or 200 is fine for most documents).

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EMDB v2.72 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 25 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by MarkCo

EMDB (Eric's Movie DataBase) helps you keep track of your movie and television series collections, supporting both physical discs and media files. The program includes an automatic import from IMDB, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, text or HTML, export to CSV, advanced search and filter functions

Supports 32 world languages.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download, extract the ZIP file, and launch setup.exe
  2. Install to a folder of your choice (excluding the Program Files folder)
  3. Launch EMDB.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Ant Movie Catalog
What's new?
  • User Interface: Added keyboard shortcuts Ctrl-K / Ctrl-E for global search.
  • IMDb Import: Fixed importing of thumbnails / posters.
  • Autoupdate: Fixed an issue were the Autoupdater could not update itself correctly.
  • Database:
    • Added DTS:X to the audio streams;
    • After switching databases the posters from the previous database were still shown;
    • After installing a new version the last used custom database does not show correctly.
  • HTML Export: Added a new template 'ResponsiveRed' to the download section.
  • TV Series: After opening the TVSeries details screen the file size sometimes got corrupted.
  • Translations: Updated the Turkish, Slovak, German, Italian, Indonesian, Slovenian, Arabic, Danish and Dutch translations.

DxWnd v2.04.21 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by Special

DxWnd lets you run many applications that default to fullscreen in a window, ideal for games. The program is a Win32 "hooker" program that intercepts and alters the behavior of window messages and APIs. It picks up events and injects code into the configured tasks to run fullscreen programs in a windowed environment while maintaining expected behavior.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the RAR package and extract (using a program like PeaExtractor) to a folder of your choice. Launch dxwnd.exe.
What's new? See:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/dxwnd/files/Latest build/
Latest comments
nakaoh12 on 2016-12-30 21:02

Excellent app for StarCraft 1 on Win7, Win8 and Win10

refack on 2017-03-25 15:14

Code is now also available at https://github.com/DxWnd

Special on 2017-03-25 17:18

Who are you? Like if gho the main guy behind DxWnd move over to Github, only then I would consider it an "official" repo, but other wise it seems pretty unofficial to me when a random person sets one up.

What are some of your contributions to DxWnd? Why didn't gho set it up instead?

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TaskSchedulerView v1.26 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 125KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

TaskSchedulerView displays in a single table the list of all tasks from the Windows "Task Scheduler". The program also allows you to easily disable/enable multiple tasks at once.

For every task, the following information is displayed: Task Name, Description, Status, Hidden (Yes/No), Last Run/Next Run Times, Task Folder, EXE filename or COM handler of the task, number of missed runs, and more.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 TaskSchedulerView.exe.
What's new?
  • Added 'Start Directory' column.

ThisIsMyFile v2.03 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 245KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by billon

ThisIsMyFile is a program for unlocking protected files or folders. The program can delete stubborn files or remove them at system reboot, as well as make a copy for further analysis.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file and name it ThisIsMyFile.ini
  3. Launch ThisIsMyFile.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Unlocker, FileASSASSIN
What's new?
  • Improvements and adjustments for Windows 10.
  • New languages: Spanish, Hungarian, Turkish.

ToDoList v7.1.2.2 Updated

billon on 25 Mar 2017
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by leloo

ToDoList is a hierarchical task manager that allows you to repeatedly sub-divide your tasks into more manageable pieces, which makes it ideal for IT-related projects as well as more general activities. Each task can be given a wide variety of attributes including priority, risk, color, category, and many more. Viewable in tree, list, or calendar format, and includes native XML support for custom reporting.

Created lists can be exported to a variety of formats including HTML, ICS (calendar), speadsheet, and more. Supports remote todolists and encryption for security.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: "Check for update" requires administrator privileges.
Stealth: ? No. Registers some components in the registry:
HKCU\Software\Abstractspoon
License: The Eclipse Public License 1.0
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch ToDoList.exe
  3. Select Language
  4. If not already selected, choose Ini File for settings storage

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files at \todolist_exe\Resources\Translations
What's new? See:
https://www.codeproject.com/KB/applications/todolist2.aspx
Latest comments
IanFromBarrie on 2017-01-27 22:48

Solved: the download on the portable freeware site does not include a file "todolist.exe.manifest" that is required to run on XP. If you have an existing earlier version of todolist, it will have a file "todolist.exe.xp.manifest". Dan the developer advises to rename that to "todolist.exe.manifest". Seems to work.

IanFromBarrie on 2017-01-27 22:54

The download contains the "todolist.exe.xp.manifest" file, and renaming that to "todolist.exe.manifest" works

TP109 on 2017-01-28 02:43

@IanFromBarrie

Thanks for that info. I was wondering why it wasn't working with XP. Renaming todolist.exe.xp.manifest to todolist.exe.manifest worked.

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Screenshot Captor v4.20.1 Updated

Ennovy on 24 Mar 2017
  • 15MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by Ehtyar

Screenshot Captor (SC) is a tool for grabbing, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots. The program is optimized for taking lots of screenshots with minimal intervention and makes it easy to add and edit callout arrows and text boxes. Allows automatic or on-demand uploading to image hosting services or sending by email. Can grab images from multiple sources including webcams and scanners, including lots of scanner acquisition tools and image correction. Supports multiple monitors, is able to capture Windows 7/8 partial transparency effects, and has a powerful scrolling capture tool.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder.
Note: ColorCop's version included with SC is no longer natively portable -- you'll have to revert to v5.3 if you use the color picker.
Stealth: ? No. Creates HKEY_CURRENT_USER\RtColorPicker registry key, if you use the color picker included.
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Registerware for personal use; a license key must be obtained from DonationCoder (either by donating or by registering in their forums for free) to remove the nag message.
How to extract:
  1. Download the portable ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Rename the file ConfigDir_Default.ini to ConfigDir.ini
  3. Launch ScreenshotCaptor.exe
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX, PicPick, FastStone Capture
What's new?
  • [MajorFeature] First High-dpi compatible version beta.
  • [Feature] Added option to control whether an override filename specified in the post-capture pop-up dialog will always be used as the full filename (new default; see post-cap options tab) or whether it will be used as the %quickfield% field if present in the filename template (old behavior).
  • [BugFix] Custom filename and comment is no longer cleared after each action on the post-capture pop-up dialog.
  • [Feature] You can now use %APPDRIVE% and other replacement fields when specifying screenshot folder in options.
  • [Feature] Workaround for trying to UNDO when using arrow tool.
  • [Feature] Added option in uploader to preserve log across runs, and to copy log to clipboard.
  • [BugFix] Right-click to pan/drag was not working right in object mode.
  • [BugFix] Zoom level label was sometimes not updating if no images were found at startup.
Latest comments
Midas on 2014-08-20 13:25

Has anyone tested recently if SC portability shortcomings are still extant?

ripu on 2015-02-18 09:00

@Midas I only tried the screenshot feature, and it did not create HKEY_CURRENT_USER\RtColorPicker or any other registry entry.

Midas on 2015-02-18 16:22

@ripu: thanks for reporting.

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Qmmp v0.10.8 Updated

billon on 24 Mar 2017
  • 41MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Qmmp (Qt-based Multimedia Player) is a Winamp-inspired audio player that supports most popular formats, CUE sheets and playlists (m3u, pls, xspf). It includes visualization, spectrum analyzer, 10-band equalizer, wide skin support (including XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins), plugins, lyrics, cover art, global hot-keys, tray control, CDDB and ReplayGain support and more.

The program is cross-platform (FreeBSD, Linux) and written in C++ and Qt.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU General Public License, version 2
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer
  2. During installation choose Portable configuration and select a folder of your choice
  3. Launch qmmp.exe

Optionally, you may delete unnecessary language files from translations sub-folder.
Similar/alternative apps: 1by1, AIMP, foobar2000, Spider Player Pro, Xion
What's new? Fixed:
  • PCM Wave support.
  • Game Boy support in the gme plugin.
  • Xing header detection in the mpeg plugin.
  • Output of the '--status' command line option.
  • Maximum year in the tag editor.
Latest comments
shnbwmn on 2016-07-24 13:02

Nice little player. The website has a page with plugins, but it's slightly misleading. The "Qmmp Plugin Pack" download directs to the player itself, and the others require building from source/installed dependencies.

Realist on 2016-10-06 16:25

Why do we another music player and that too which looks like WinAMP?

MIKLO on 2017-01-15 17:15

@Realist, I believe the more we have the better they will all get or they go away, after all competition makes the world go round. I would agree if all are the exact same then it is a waste, but coders usually try and add something more useful that the last version doesn't have. Just my thoughts. :)
MIKLO

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