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Hooker Lite v3.4 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 29 Jun 2017
  • Suggested by guinness

Hooker is a lightweight keyboard spy program that watches a computer for input by another user. It includes a stealth mode, log encryption, capturing of clipboard changes and currently used process, log viewer and can send logs via email or upload to an FTP server. The "Lite" version has several limitations which include, program shows itself when started; stealth mode is deactivated when hot key is pressed (without password prompt).

Note: Although this program can be used for legitimate purposes, it will be seen as malware by many scanners.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package (Note: Downloadable archive is protected with a password "hooker" because they may be marked as dangerous objects by some anti-virus software, due to the nature of the application) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Hooker.exe.
What's new? See:
http://www.den4b.com/news
Latest comments
JohnW on 2010-05-25 15:58

Ironically Avast doesn't allow me to download this program.
By the nature of the application it couldn't really be described as a false positive!

joby_toss on 2010-05-25 16:18

A good AV will not let you run this kind of software unless you add it to the exclusion list.

Catapult on 2010-05-25 20:28

It's not the zip thats infected. The site itself tries to deploy a trojan horse!

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ReNamer Lite v6.8 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Rob Loach

ReNamer is a small and flexible file renaming tool that offers all the standard renaming procedures, including prefixes, suffixes, replacements, case changes. It can also remove brackets, add number sequences, remove digits or symbols, change file extensions and much more. Multiple renaming actions can be combined into a rule set.

The program supports meta tags such as ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE etc. to rename files based on available metadata.

Note: The "Lite" version is limited to 5 presets and 5 rules.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch ReNamer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Advanced Renamer, Rename Master
What's new? See:
http://www.den4b.com/news
Latest comments
Mixture on 2016-12-08 17:03

@shnbwmn,
I tried every version past 5.60 to see if upgrading was warranted. None were, so I found desktop version 5.60 and I'm staying with that.

shnbwmn on 2016-12-08 20:41

Thanks.

webfork on 2016-12-10 04:46

@shnbwmn There have been a TON of changes that you can check out in the Softpedia changelog, but I don't know if there's any crucial updates that you're missing out on with the old version. The program was one of my favorites before the change, but since there I've mostly switched to Ant Renamer.

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PicPick v4.2.8 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 30MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • 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.

Category:
System Requirements: 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? Fixed:
  • Freezing on Windows 7 classic theme.
  • Small known bugs.
Latest comments
AndTheWolf on 2015-09-23 19:10

PicPick now at 4.0.7

fullbug on 2015-09-24 01:32

Love this program, thanx!

dmocha on 2016-12-10 17:51

A new url for portable version
http://ngwin.com/picpick/download_portable_start

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FontViewOK v4.55 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 180KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by lautrepay

FontViewOK creates a quick visual overview on all fonts installed or from a folder. Includes printing with print preview function, a list of all fonts from a specific folder, dual font preview for quick comparisons of fonts, as well as ability to modify size, style and color.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch one of the following:

  • FontView_Portable.exe (ANSI)
  • FontView_Portable_Unicode.exe (Unicode)
  • FontViewOK_Portable_x64.exe (x64)
Win2K and above will want to use Unicode unless you have a 64-bit operating system.
What's new?
  • Small adjustments and some improvements plus updating the language files.
  • New language: Korean.
Latest comments
lautrepay on 2012-03-26 16:37

@shodan816: Settings are saved to FontViewOK.ini in the app folder. The ini file is automatically created after the first launch. Perhaps the folder where you've installed the app is read-only...

shodan816 on 2012-07-08 18:26

lautrepay: I am very familiar with INI files. What I am saying is that this app does not store the window position you set in the INI file. No matter what you change the windows size to, it will always open in a preset size next time.

__philippe on 2013-08-03 16:26

Above stubborn "preset window size" bug (feature?) still crawling as of v3.75

__philippe

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MultiBootUSB v8.9.0 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 17MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Userfriendly

MultiBootUSB can put one or more bootable tools into a single USB drive, including any of a variety of Linux, FreeBSD and other operating systems.

The program uses Syslinux for installing MBR and 7-Zip for extracting ISO images. It also uses a Windows version of CPIO program for installing certain distros. USB/ISO can be tested without reboot via a built-in QEMU program.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
License: GNU GPLv2
How to extract: Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MultiBootUSB.exe.
What's new? See:
http://multibootusb.org/news/
Latest comments
Checker on 2014-05-17 19:01

@ Midas: Thanks ... and updated ;)

AndTheWolf on 2015-05-08 17:14

Now at 7.5.0 (the link here, http://softlayer-dal.dl.sourceforge.net/project/multibootusb/7.5.0/Windows/multibootusb-7.5.0.exe is correct, but the description still shows 7.3.0)

Checker on 2015-05-08 18:28

@ AndTheWolf: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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AIMP v4.50 build 2047 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 13MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by eldad

AIMP is a skinnable audio player similar to Winamp that supports most audio formats, as well as Internet radio. Features include a mini-player, colorizing of individual skins, equalizer, visualizations, playlist, global hotkeys, library and plug-ins capability. The application also includes a built-in tag editor, alarm clock and auto-shutdown.

Alternatively, AIMP Portable is stealth and automatically adjusts paths.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Writes to registry if run with admin rights. See this forum thread.
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download and run the installer, choose a folder of your choice (outside of the Program Files directory) and select Portable version
  2. Launch AIMP.exe
Optionally, you may delete the uninstall.exe file.
Similar/alternative apps: Foobar2000, Xion
What's new? See:
http://www.aimp.ru/?do=changelog
Latest comments
fullbug on 2016-04-18 14:15

Great player! Thanx for sharing....

MIKLO on 2016-06-03 11:47

smaragdus REALLY? wow I didn't realize that looks over substance was so important to sum people. Now I'm curious what others think about the "looks" of V4 or if most just don't care like me, please don't misunderstand I understand how you feel its just foreign 2me is all I'm saying. Of course if V3 suits your needs then by all means that's the correct version for you to use, no matter what I or others think. Enjoy.:)
MIKLO

Peter202 on 2016-11-06 10:52

Is it possible to disable the ID3v1 tagging? It's messing up the grouping of my mp3 files when i import them in the library.

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AutoHideDesktopIcons v2.99 Updated

billon on 17 Nov 2017
  • 68KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by USBman

AutoHideDesktopIcons allows you to hide/unhide all desktop icons after a preset time.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / 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 AutoHideDesktopIcons.exe.
What's new?
  • Small adjustments for Windows 10 x64 and update of the language files.
Latest comments
donald on 2011-09-16 17:56

I will attempt to post on application website but ...
"Always start minimized (To Tray)" option does not work.

I have not seen changes occur to the configuration file (AutoHideDesktopIcons.ini) for this setting.

I will also ask about command line option to start minimized.

donald on 2011-09-22 00:45

Please note the immediate response of the developer.

This is a very nice and handy piece of software from a very prolific developer.

I have only seen first rate software from this developer.

freakazoid on 2013-12-02 00:03

Neat little app. Uses around 1.0 - 1.5MB RAM. GUI is a little ugly like all SoftwareOK apps, but you'll probably want to start this in the system tray and forget it! :)

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QOwnNotes v17.11.2 Updated

billon on 17 Nov 2017
  • 64MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by pbek

QOwnNotes is a text editor / notepad replacement with markdown support and todo list manager. The program supports themes, keyboard shortcuts, syntax highlighting, and encryption. Includes available nested file list, tags, search and more. Optionally works with the notes application ownCloud or Nextcloud.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac and Linux.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder (if launched with QOwnNotesPortable.bat)
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QOwnNotesPortable.bat or launch QOwnNotes.exe --portable.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
What's new? See:
http://www.qownnotes.org/changelog/QOwnNotes
Latest comments
pbek on 2016-11-29 18:18

@AtmanActive, I'm happy you like it. :)
@TP109, thank you for confirming!

MIKLO on 2017-07-22 16:12

Thanks to the maker of some very good software that does so much more than Notepad and others, great job my favorite text editor.
Miklo

pbek on 2017-07-23 06:01

Thank you for you kind words, @MIKLO.

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DxWnd v2.04.53 Updated

billon on 17 Nov 2017
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 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
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?

refack on 2017-04-22 14:53

@Special, I'm just helping gho with the "mechanics" of the mirror. He owns and approves the mirror.

Midas on 2017-07-04 10:04

Tip: no help files are included in recent builds, so it is advised you grab v2_04_10 from Sourceforge which has the most up to date files.

BTW, the GitHub repository mentioned above by refack is currently empty.

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File Attribute Changer v1.1.2.61 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by smaragdus

File Attribute Changer is a utility to easily rename multiple files and folders, change timestamps and system attributes. The program can use regular expression for an extremely flexible search-and-replace capability.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Writes to the registry.
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch File Attribute Changer.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed an issue with the GUI which doesn't display correctly under high DPI monitor resolution.
Latest comments
MIKLO on 2017-01-18 14:49

I have tried apps like this before without much success, I will give this one a try and hope for the best. :)

MIKLO

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Music Collection v2.9.0.0 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 10MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by lautrepay

Music Collection allows you to build a database of your audio files across drives, disks and elsewhere. The program can accept any music, recorded books, or other audio media that you own or intend to. Add, edit and search for any information in the database. Album info can be manually entered or pulled automatically from one of 3 Internet album search tools. After saving the albums, you can browse or filter by a variety of criteria. Includes a variety of views and print methods.

Utilizes the Microsoft Access Database (MDB) format.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch Music Collection.exe.
What's new?
  • Added:
    • Update saved album in the web search;
    • Track composer at presentation page.
  • Improved the audio file scanning and saving.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

See global changelog here.
Latest comments
Emka on 2016-02-22 15:05

Portable version comes now in a self-extracting exe, entry changed accordingly.

MIKLO on 2016-12-29 16:56

Hey I spelled my name wrong how could you guys allow this, now its wrong in my reg what am I gonna do?Fix your software :P jeez could that have been my fault? Hmmmm nah I'm never wrong lol.
MIKLO

MIKLO on 2016-12-29 16:59

Sorry for two post I forgot to mention the portable version worked fine 4me and I've found this a useful and easy to use program. Thanks.
MIKLO

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Quick Access Popup v8.6.3 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by shnbwmn

Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, webpages etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Apache License, Version 2.0
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QuickAccessPopup-32-bit.exe or QuickAccessPopup-64-bit.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Folders Popup
What's new? See:
http://www.quickaccesspopup.com/change-log/
Latest comments
RainrooM on 2016-06-18 16:18

For sure a must-have utility. Basic enough still (luckily) but with great potential. A very big time saver especially in corporate environments where you can have a deep folder structure to switch quick to your favourite folders. Very useful also when saving files to folders and you what to access that folder quickly to save. In active development. Check it out. The smalest and back-to-basic programs are often the best ones in general. This one belongs to the list.

cybermcm on 2016-10-17 06:42

I used Folders Popup before and now switched to Quick Access Popup due to the active development. QAP is a very handy tool to save time navigating through your file structure. My middle mouse button is now a productive one. I can really recommend this one!

Nh on 2017-02-21 17:28

It is very similar to Quick Cliq.
https://portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6999
https://youtube.com/watch?v=NBGyZ9n19Hk
The project seems stalled, though for me it looks perfect in its current state.

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DSpeech v1.64.8 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 3MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by AlephX

DSpeech is a text-to-speech program with the option of saving the output to a variety of formats, great for creating audio books from text sources. It also supports dynamically changing the features of the voices e.g. insert pauses, emphasize specific words, spell them out etc. using tags.

The program works out-of-the-box on WinXP and above, using the included Microsoft speech engine SAPI5. For WinNT/2K, you will need to install the speech engine separately. You will find links to plugins, speech engines and voice sets on the program website.

The program can import text from TXT, DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML, XML and PDF and output to MP3, OGG, AAC, WMA, OPUS and AMR.

Category:
System Requirements: WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft speech engine SAPI5
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DSpeech.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Balabolka
What's new? See:
http://www.softpedia.com/progChangelog/DSpeech-Changelog-36935.html
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-04-01 21:46

I tried to test DSpeech but it failed to run on my system (Windows 8.1)- what are its requirements?

AndTheWolf on 2017-02-22 20:48

Now at v1.63.0

Happy.Camper2 on 2017-06-10 17:28

DSpeech is now version 1.63.3 Released 2017 Mar 27 at Authors site.
http://dimio.altervista.org/eng/index.html

Download Link=>
http://dimio.altervista.org/stats/download.php?id=5

DSpeech is now available in .paf format over at portableapps.com - version 1.63.3 Released 2017 Jun 09
https://portableapps.com/apps/accessibility/dspeech-portable

Download Link=>
http://download3.portableapps.com/portableapps/dspeechportable/DSpeechPortable_1.63.3.paf.exe

Enjoy!

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SepPDF v3.01 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 349KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

SepPDF is a tiny PDF file splitter with drag-and-drop support.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SepPDF.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PDFTK Builder, UnityPDF
What's new?
  • Fixed bug with PDF file display.
Latest comments
xor on 2016-09-29 08:10

yep @Midas, I didn't know it was around, I upvoted it too

MIKLO on 2016-12-22 15:57

Well this has been here a very long time, this program has worked fine for my uses.I was looking for an older version from the website I found in Japanese, the problem was many of the Japanese words are spelled wrong which changes the meaning. :D
MIKLO

__philippe on 2017-09-23 10:43

Useful small footprint PDF splitting tool.

Only would wish for slightly more specific changelogs, beside the usual, non-descript
"fixed some bugs"...;-)

see also:
https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=87982#p87982

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Opera v49.0.2725.39 Updated Adware

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 137MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Specular

Opera is a fast and secure web browser with tabbed, customizable interface. Features integrated searches, themes, device sync and mouse gestures. Also available is a service that includes a bookmarks and password sync along with an "off-road" mode that uses server-side compression to speed up browsing especially for low speed internet connections (account signup required). A variety of add-ons are available to extend functionality.

Based on Google Chrome, the program is available for Mac, Linux, Android and a variety of mobile phones and tablets. Opera v12 (Presto) is also available and includes many features not present in the newer version.

Alternative Portable versions:

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKCU\Software\Opera Software, HKCU\Software\MozillaPlugins, HKLM\Software\MozillaPlugins.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download and launch Setup.exe
  2. Select Options and choose Stand-alone installation (USB)
  3. Set Install path to a folder of your choice and click Accept & Install
  4. Launch launcher.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Vivaldi, Google Chrome Portable
What's new? See:
https://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/
Latest comments
PAFuser on 2017-05-09 20:10

Opera has not changed download yet, still 44. 45 available at: http://get.geo.opera.com/pub/opera/desktop/45.0.2552.635/win/Opera_45.0.2552.635_Setup_x64.exe
Setup for portable and desktop 45, used a temporary folder for portable version, copied everything except profile to portable Opera folder.

PAFuser on 2017-05-30 20:14

Deleting "Add site" button on start page will stop ads being added. Use address bar icon to add to speed dial, or bookmark.

PAFuser on 2017-09-07 00:12

Download directory: https://get.geo.opera.com/pub/opera/desktop/ Go to bottom of page for newest version, select win, then select your download:

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PrivaZer v3.0.32 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 14MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by lautrepay

PrivaZer is a cleaning tool that scans and cleans your computers and storage devices, including external disks, USB flash drives, iPods, SD cards or network drives. It safeguards your privacy by removing unwanted traces of internet activities, software usage, USB history, registry and files.

Includes an available secure delete function that overwrites files to prevent recovery.

WARNING: some users have reported problems that cause system stability issues. Recommend backing up data before use.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable version" EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch PrivaZer.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: BleachBit
What's new? See:
http://privazer.com/download.php#tab-changelog
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-07-04 04:35

PrivaZer 2.33 has been released.

Checker on 2015-07-04 17:15

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

FileHandler on 2016-08-20 17:50

Desaster. It broke my Windows system beyond repair. Several programs won't start anymore. Office and Windows lost their service packs. Updates fail, same with restore points. Error messages all over the place.

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QuickTextPaste v3.77.1 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 134KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

QuickTextPaste allows you to insert (paste) quickly pre-defined text in any applications via keyboard shortcut. It can also run commands and programs via keyboard shortcuts to save time and avoid spelling errors.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 QuickTextPaste.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TyperTask
What's new?
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2013-05-12 19:08

Works ok, but Typer Task is much better imo.

__philippe on 2017-08-19 15:10

Not to mention smaller as well...;-)

TyperTask: 52KB http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1854

QuickTextPaste: 112KB

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FileOptimizer v11.31 Updated

billon on 18 Nov 2017
  • 194MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 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
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU LGPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FileOptimizer32.exe 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?
  • Moved to a new HTTPS enabled website at https://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.io.
  • Switched code to support HTTP and HTTPS.
  • Added:
    • Integrated ads display, since some users wanted to support FileOptimizer and do not have Paypal. You can remove if you want;
    • HideAds=false INI setting to remove ads;
    • GUI option to remove ads.
  • Disabled Windows error handling, so when a plugin crashes, FileOptimizer execution does not get stopped.
  • Disabled/deprecated themes because they are not stable. I will remove all asociated code in next release.
  • Reduced:
    • Reminder frequency;
    • Donator reminder frequency;
    • Ads number because now they are 728x90.
  • Workarounded ImageMagick GIF processing flags.
  • Fixed default process priority set to idle, even if it should be normal.
  • Avoided m7zRepacker treating .exe files.
  • Improved:
    • Window restore on next launch when maximized;
    • Ads viewer.
  • Updated:
    • Leanify to 0.4.3.208 daily binaries;
    • ffmpeg to 3.3.4;
    • ImageMagick flags;
    • ImageMagick to 7.0.7.11 with HDRI support;
    • SQLite to 3.21.0 x86 and x64 Visual C++ 2017 custom builds;
    • pingo to 0.92e x86 and x64 versions;
    • pngquant to 2.11.2;
    • strip to 2.29.1.
  • Tested with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and wine 2 under GalliumOS 2.1 / lubuntu 16.10.
  • Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.
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nikkho on 2017-10-12 16:57

Releasing FileOptimizer 11.20 - http://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.net/static.php?page=FileOptimizer

11.20 - 2017/10/12
- Added 7-Zip (.7z) support with m7zRepacker.
- Improved donator information (Peni).
- Improved APNG compression adding ECT and pingo.
- Improved PNG 9-patch compression adding pingo.
- Added more supported extensions (.mzz, .rll).
- Made restore default settings smoother.
- Updated to ECT 0.8.2 (9290a5cf7ea0) x86 and x64 daily optimized builds (thanks przemoc).
- Updated Leanify to 0.4.3.195 daily binaries.
- Updated Ghostscript to 9.22.
- Updated pingo to 0.92 x86 and x64 versions.
- Updated ImageMagick to 7.0.7.6 with HDRI support.
- Updated to cppcheck 1.81.
- Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.

nikkho on 2017-11-16 18:00

FileOptimizer 11.30 is out, beware of the new URL: https://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.io/static.php?page=FileOptimizer

- Moved to a new HTTPS enabled website at https://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.io.
- Switched code to support HTTP and HTTPS.
- Added integrated ads display, since some users wanted to support FileOptimizer and do not have Paypal. You can remove if you want.
- Added HideAds=false INI setting to remove ads.
- Added GUI option to remove ads.
- Disabled Windows error handling, so when a plugin crashes, FileOptimizer execution does not get stopped (Garret Wilson and others).
- Disabled/deprecated themes because they are not stable. I will remove all asociated code in next release.
- Reduced reminder frequency.
- Workarrounded ImageMagick GIF processing flags (Devedse).
- Fixed default process priority set to idle, even if it should be normal (RejZoR).
- Avoided m7zRepacker treating .exe files.
- Updated Leanify to 0.4.3.208 daily binaries.
- Updated ffmpeg to 3.3.4 (TPS).
- Updated ImageMagick flags (Devedse).
- Updated ImageMagick to 7.0.7.9 with HDRI support.
- Updated SQLite to 3.21.0 x86 and x64 Visual C++ 2017 custom builds.
- Updated pingo to 0.92e x86 and x64 versions.
- Tested with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
- Tested with wine 2 under GalliumOS 2.1 / lubuntu 16.10.
- Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.

nikkho on 2017-11-17 14:59

Noticed some updated plugins that were not commited, and also made ads lighter:

11.31 - 2017/11/17
- Reduced donator reminder frequency.
- Reduced ads number because now they are 728x90.
- Improved window restore on next launch when maximized.
- Improved ads viewer.
- Updated ImageMagick to 7.0.7.11 with HDRI support.
- Updated pngquant to 2.11.2.
- Updated strip to 2.29.1.
- Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.


https://nikkhokkho.sourceforge.io/static.php?page=FileOptimizer

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TagScanner v6.0.25 Updated

billon on 17 Nov 2017
  • 7MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 17 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by scamme

TagScanner is a multifunction program for organizing and managing your music collection. It can edit tags of most audio formats, rename files based on the tag information, generate tag information from filenames and perform any transformations of the text from tags and filenames. Album info available via online databases like freedb, Discogs or MusicBrainz and includes a built-in audio player.

Supports ID3v1, ID3v2, Vorbis comments, APEv2, WindowsMedia and MP4 (iTunes) tags. Includes powerful TAG editor with batch functions and special features and a playlist maker with ability to export playlists to HTML, Excel or any user-defined format.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Tagscan.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
What's new?
  • New: Online results window are now shows track length if available.
  • Improved:
    • Stability while saving tags into multiple huge files;
    • Now you can paste single tag from buffer to all selected files;
    • Playback loop control;
    • Fast forward and rewind while playing;
    • Program are now import genre info from Discogs to CONTENTGROUP field;
    • Additional logic on parsing Vorbis comments fields from foobar2000.
  • Updated MP4 metadata support.
  • Changed: Program now use 'xxx' language marker for ID3v2 frame USLT to prevent problems with reading lyrics in some players.
  • Translation: Bulgarian, Serbian (Latin).
  • Hotfix for problem with field values cleaning in tag editor.
Latest comments
EL_DeLino on 2014-08-30 22:32

The Best Tag Editor!

EL_DeLino on 2014-09-01 19:36

v5.1.652 is Online!

http://xdlab.ru/en/download.htm

Checker on 2014-09-01 21:32

@ EL_DeLino: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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PotPlayer v1.7.5545 Updated

billon on 16 Nov 2017
  • 57MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Ruby

PotPlayer is a feature-rich media player that plays hundreds of different video and audio formats without any dependency on installed codecs, as well as streaming media and DVD video. The program includes configurable subtitles, audio and subtitles delay adjustment, video equalizer, 3D capabilities, playlist support, bookmarks, audio visualizations etc.

The program can also capture video sequences and record audio, split video and add processing filters. It can sleep or shut down the computer after a timer finishes or at a set time.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create an empty text file named PotPlayerMini.ini (PotPlayerMini64.ini for the 64-bit version) and paste the following contents:

    [Settings]

  3. Launch PotPlayerMini.exe

Optionally, remove the following folders: $COMMONFILES, $PLUGINSDIR, and $SYSDIR
Similar/alternative apps: Media Player Classic - Home Cinema, VLC Media Player
What's new?
  • Added:
    • The ability to scale the space in compression settings;
    • Audio pitch control function;
    • The ability to output items as tiles in file navigator;
    • Item search feature to file navigator;
    • The ability to hide the bookmark file list.
  • Improved handling of playlist thumbnails.
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smaragdus on 2017-02-22 19:48

x32 version- 1.7.461
x64 version- 1.7.456
fire version for both- 1.7.456.0

stisev on 2017-03-19 08:02

Not stealth? Can anyone confirm?

I am seeing following key created repeatedly:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\DAUM\PotPlayerMini
ServiceCount
0x00000000(0)

gbrao on 2017-04-13 14:22

Yes, confirmed with v1.7.1915.

creates HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\DAUM\PotPlayerMini
and/or HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\DAUM\PotPlayerMini64

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Pazera Free Audio Extractor v2.6 Updated

billon on 17 Nov 2017
  • 34MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by jack

Pazera Free Audio Extractor takes the audio from most major video files without loss of sound quality or converts them to a variety of common audio formats. The program can also behave as a simple conversion tool from one audio format to another (e.g. AAC to MP3).

Some supported formats include (audio) MP3, AAC, AC3, WMA, M4A, FLAC, OGG, WAV, ALAC, WavPack, AIFF; (video) AVI, FLV, MP4, MPG, MOV, RM, 3GP, WMV, VOB, MKV, WebM and OGV.

Note: By default, the program will extract/convert to MP3. Select "Try extract original audio stream" to avoid re-encoding. This is faster, but may result in a format some devices can't read. Additionally, the program has a number of predefined settings (profiles) specially designed for novice users. More advanced users can easily customize audio encoding parameters with output parameters.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AudioExtractor.exe or AudioExtractor64.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary languages and styles.
Similar/alternative apps: Free Audio Extractor
What's new?
  • New:
    • Output formats/codecs: Opus (Ogg), MKA - Opus, CAF - Opus;
    • Conversion engine (FFmpeg) and multimedia information library (MediaInfo);
    • Conversion profiles;
    • Translations: Arabic, Dutch, Korean.
  • Bug fixes and enhancements.
Latest comments
rogerthedodger on 2014-06-25 06:26

Love this program, but V2 doesnt save settings, gone back to V1.4 which does.

rogerthedodger on 2014-08-02 05:25

Version 2.1 now out

Checker on 2014-08-02 09:36

@ rogerthedodger: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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R-Undelete Home v6.2.169945 Updated

billon on 15 Nov 2017
  • 57MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by pplknownothin

R-Undelete recovers files from external USB disks, digital photo and video camera memory cards and other devices with the FAT (FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and exFAT) file system. In addition, it also uses the scan for known file types, which makes R-Undelete an ideal solution for the recovery of lost digital photos, movies and music.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the installer and select "portable USB option" while installing. Launch r-undelete.exe.
What's new? See:
http://forum.r-tt.com/r-undelete-version-history-t8140.html
Latest comments
Happy.Camper2 on 2017-08-22 17:47

It's obvious to me that the version history is lagging behind seeing that the last entry is for
5.1 build 165337 Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:24 pm

As for v6.1 build 169323 - the date released on their site is Jul 23 2017 - I always try to give the link that my comment(s) refer to in order to make your job easier.

Happy.Camper2 on 2017-08-25 20:17

Now at==>
Version:6.2 build 169533
Date Released:Aug 24 2017
File Name:RUndelete6.exe
Download Size:62.92 MB
http://www.r-undelete.com/downloads/RUndelete6.exe

Referral Link:http://www.r-undelete.com/Download.shtml

AyrA on 2017-11-17 06:55

From their website: R-Undelete run in the free Home mode has no limitations for recovery from FAT partitions and also allows you to evaluate how the software recovers lost files from the NTFS file system, for which it has a limitation to recover files larger than 64KB. [filelist] can be previewed to estimate recovery chances before you upgrade the Home version for recovery from NTFS partitions

Seems that recovery from NTFS costs money and thus makes this application almost useless today.

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Database .NET v23.5.6528 Updated

billon on 15 Nov 2017
  • 16MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by s630417

Database .NET is a powerful and intuitive multiple database management tool. The program allows the administration of local or remote databases to browse objects, design tables, edit rows, export data, create new databases and run queries with a consistent interface. The program includes table/data editor, index editor, syntax highlighting, SQL profiler, code manager and multiple query tabs.

Supported databases include SQL Server, SQL Azure, Firebird, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, IBM DB2 and Informix, Sybase ASE, MS Access and Excel, dBase IV, FoxPro, Data Sources, ODBC DSN and OData. Can export to CSV, XML, TXT, XLS, or SQL Print Query Results.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Stealth: ? No. Creates an empty registry key [HKCU\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\fishDatabase].
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Free for personal or non-profit use
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch Database4.exe
  3. Select "Portable mode" under "Tools->Options->General"
What's new? See Japanese changelog here.
Latest comments
s630417 on 2014-09-21 14:39

It requires .NET Framework 4.0 Full profile or higher, not client profile.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718

MxW on 2015-10-22 15:58

I like it allot, it is just what I have been looking for. The interface is like MS Management Studio but better. My experience with support was great, I sent in a question via e-mail and received an answer in under 15 minutes. I HIGHLY recommend it especially to anyone who likes working with Management Studio.

DarkShadow on 2016-02-16 18:43

v17.7.5890.1 released !

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CCleaner v5.37.6309 Updated

billon on 15 Nov 2017
  • 22MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Ennovy

CCleaner is a feature-rich system optimization and privacy tool. The program cleans unused, temporary and log files from your system, as well as traces of online activities such as Internet history and flash cookies. The program contains startup controls for Windows, major internet browsers and context menu entries. Includes a separate registry cleaner, duplicate search, system restore tool and can wipe both deleted files and drive free space for security.

A 64-bit version is available (within the folder). Monitoring functions are only available in the pro version.

An unofficial set of community developed cleaning rules can be found here however it should be noted that many of these rules are alpha and the developers will not provide support for these rules, a thread in the users forum is dedicated to supporting the add-on rules.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights under Windows Vista or above
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete License.txt and unnecessary language files
  3. Launch CCleaner.exe or CCleaner64.exe (for 64-bit OS)
What's new? See:
http://www.piriform.com/news/release-announcements/
Latest comments
webfork on 2017-09-20 02:49

@philippe: Yeah I am working on a response to this that might affect site design. So frustrated with this.

__philippe on 2017-09-21 12:23

YARA rules for CCleaner 5.33 :
https://blog.nviso.be/2017/09/21/yara-rules-for-ccleaner-5-33/

Better late than never, methinks...;-)

Special on 2017-09-21 13:34

Seems like there was a second payload from all this...

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/09/21/ccleaner-malware-second-payload-discovered/

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FolderTimeUpdate v1.51 Updated

billon on 15 Nov 2017
  • 125KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Nov 2017
  • Suggested by Checker

FolderTimeUpdate scans all files and folders under the base folder you choose and updates the 'Modified Time' of every folder according the latest modified time of the files stored in it.

This tool might be useful if, for example, you backup a cluster of folders and then restore them into another disk, but the backup program doesn't restore the original modified time of the folders.

Category:
System Requirements: 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 FolderTimeUpdate.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed issue: when running FolderTimeUpdate in the first time without .cfg file, the window of FolderTimeUpdate was too small and the start button was hidden.
Latest comments
TP109 on 2015-12-06 02:36

Useful tool for updating folder dates according to the dates of the files within them. Extremely fast processing, making it especially useful for multilevel directories with a large number of folders.

DarkShadow on 2016-02-16 18:46

v1.31 released !

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