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HxD v2.4.0.0

billon on 28 Feb 2020
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Feb 2020
  • Suggested by nullx42

HxD is a carefully designed and fast hex editor including raw disk editing, modifying foreign RAM and handling files of any size. The program includes search/replace (ASCII | Unicode), export, checksum/digests, insertion of byte patterns, file shredder, concatenation or splitting of files, statistics and more.

Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" installer inside the ZIP package, extract it and execute. Launch HxD32.exe or HxD64.exe.
What's new? See:
Latest comments
Special on 2018-07-17 21:51

v2.0.0.0 is now out in stable, after almost 10 long years, and it's still the best Hex editor!

__philippe on 2018-07-18 09:54

Seconding Special's praise for HxD 2.0

HxD was remarkably useful yet in its former v1.1.7 incarnation.
Ten years on, the v2.0 release, resurrected from limbo, Phoenix-like,
offers an amazing list of new features and enhancements, such as:

• New Data Inspector
• New Unicode support
• Enhanced Search window
• …


pacofdez on 2019-01-17 17:14

The solution to [Scrolling on Windows 10 tablet problem] is appreciated.

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MemTest v7.0

billon on 7 Dec 2019
  • 53KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 6 Dec 2019
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

MemTest tests the RAM on your system to evaluate your computer memory's ability to store and retrieve data accurately. This is a useful test to run on a new computer, when you install new or additional RAM, or overclock your machine.

Runs on:WinAll
Writes settings to: None
License: Free for personal use
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch memtest.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Memory Booster, StressMyPC
What's new? See:
Latest comments
rss'er on 2009-11-11 12:24

but is it "stealth"?

John G on 2009-11-13 15:30

Notice error in description. Website says it will work on Vista and Win 7. How do you update whenever the software developer indicates that package runs on newer OS platforms?

xxx on 2011-04-22 10:53


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Mem Reduct v3.3.5

freakazoid on 27 Feb 2020
  • 842KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 10 Feb 2019
  • Suggested by smaragdus

Mem Reduct is a lightweight, real-time memory management application to monitor and clean system memory on your computer. The program uses undocumented internal system features (in the Native API) to clear system cache (system working set, working set, standby page lists, modified page lists) with variable result ~10-50%.

A 64-bit version is available within the archive.

Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Administrator rights
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract the version specific to your OS to a folder of your choice. Create an empty memreduct.ini in the same folder as memreduct.exe. Launch memreduct.exe.
What's new?
  • Updated project SDK.
  • Fixed:
    • Running as admin on every startup;
    • Cosmetics bugs;
    • Bugs.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2018-11-01 12:43

Glad v3.3.4 fixes a pesky WinXP bug introduced in previous version...;-)

freakazoid on 2020-02-27 14:31

I just happened to stumble upon this app because I was viewing the author's site. What a lifesaver! Really works! Can't believe I didn't know about this app sooner!

Midas on 2020-02-28 07:34

Yes, truly a lifesaver. Been using it for some time now, since my 4GB only laptop started struggling with modern day resource hog browsers... I have upgraded RAM but just kept using it.

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Memory Booster v1.9.5.1959

Checker on 11 Jan 2015
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by guinness

Memory Booster is a lightweight RAM optimization tool, with RAM and CPU usage histogram. The program frees up memory in RAM by sending messages to Windows to clean up the workspace and for processes it no longer needs (Clear Processes Working Set). It is not a placebo memory optimization engine and will not force any memory out of RAM. Will continue to run periodically in the background to help improve the speed and the stability of your system.

Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch memBoost.exe.
What's new?
  • Now Open Source (GNU General Public License version 3).
Latest comments
webfork on 2013-12-24 23:38

Emka: thanks, updated

Rizonesoft191 on 2014-06-01 21:26

I updated Memory Booster to More information and download here: I am publishing all my freeware under Rizonesoft again. Could you please update the listing on TPFC to reflect all the new information (Including company info and home page). I apologize for all the moving, link and company changes, will try not to change anything again. Thank you for publishing Memory Booster on TPFC in the first place, I truly appreciate it.

Please update the version number in the title and the new icon also.
Publisher: Rizonesoft
Publisher home:
Size: 1.78 (Uncompressed)
Direct Download:

Checker on 2014-06-01 23:46

@ Rizonesoft191: Thanks ... and done ;)

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DriveGLEAM v1.10

Andrew Lee on 12 Feb 2013
  • 54KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on
  • Suggested by Rykenden

DriveGLEAM indicates read/write activity for your hard drives in the system tray and also includes built in extensions for monitoring CPU and memory load. It also supports sending this information to the parallel port, so you can plug in your own electronics for visual display.

Support Windows 64-Bit versions.

Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the single EXE file to a folder of your choice. Note that there is a different version for Win2K, so you might want to download that as well if you plan on running it on Win2K. Launch drivegleam.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixes a severe memory leak found in the network detection code introduced in V1.09.
  • Also fixed some issues in the network monitoring code.