The Portable Freeware Collection

The Portable Freeware Collection

[UPDATE] SRWare Iron V3.0.197.0

Posted: 15 Nov 2009 01:35 AM PST

SRWare Iron is a web browser based on Chromium, which is the open-source project behind Google Chrome. By default, Iron sends out lesser information compared to Chrome (eg. creating a unique user ID or the submission of entries to Google to generate suggestions), which makes it potentially more private and secure in operation.

[UPDATE] XPlorer V0.50.113 Beta

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:47 PM PST

XPlorer is a Windows Explorer replacement that supports multiple tabs so that you can open lots of locations at the same time. You can also filter files by wildcard selection. It includes a built-in file viewer/editor, toucher and splitter/joiner.

[UPDATE] SwizzTool V6.0

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:42 PM PST

SwizzTool allows you to create personal reminders and automated tasks that can play a sound, display a message or launch a program at a specified date/time, weekday or after a countdown has elapsed. From the built in hotkey-editor you can create global hotkeys that can execute programs and alarms, or control the volume among other things. SwizzTool also contains a memo to save notes. From this memo you can also create new alarms and search on the Internet.

[UPDATE] Index Your Files - X! V4.0

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:40 PM PST

Index Your Files allows you to index and search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives. Searching can be done by name, date, size, location etc., and boolean operators are available to to perform multiple keyword searches. You can invoke Windows Explorer context menus on found files to perform operations such as drag/drop, copy, rename, delete etc. It also includes internal viewers for text, HTML and image files.

[UPDATE] a-squared HiJackFree V3.1.0.16

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:39 PM PST

a-squared HiJackFree allows you to view and edit the configured autoruns, list explorer/browser add-ons, look at installed services, view all currently opened ports, and list all running processes. It helps in the detection and removal of all types of spyware, adware, trojans and worms.

[UPDATE] xB Browser V3.9.10.24

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:37 PM PST

xB Browser is a fully configured combination of Tor (The Onion Router) and Firefox. It allows you to securely and anonymously surf the internet, bypass firewalls and website censorship. For enhanced privacy, xB Browser clears history of browsing and deletes cookies when you close the browser.

Note that although xB Browser is itself free, it is marketed with the paid XeroBank accounts that promises greater access speed than the public Tor network.

[UPDATE] PortableDIA V0.96.1

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:36 PM PST

Dia is an open-source diagramming tool loosely patterned after Visio. Features include multiple-page printing, export to many formats (EPS, SVG, CGM and PNG), and the ability to use custom shapes created by the user as simple XML descriptions. Dia is useful for drawing UML diagrams, network maps, and flowcharts. PortableDIA is a portable wrapper for DIA.

An alternative  is X-Dia.

[UPDATE] The Uniform Server V5.3

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:33 PM PST

The Uniform Server is a complete web development system on the move. It contains Apache, PHP, MySQL and Perl. There are additional plugins that you can download at the website that will extend the system with FTP server and Java servlet support.

Note: You might also want to check out Wiki on a stick to find out how to run a portable Wiki server on Uniform Server.

[UPDATE] Shellfish Portable V1.1.1

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:31 PM PST

Shellfish is an on-screen virtual keyboard that is designed to get around keyloggers. It supports translucency, as well as three different paste methods to confuse keyloggers.

[UPDATE] PeerGuardian V2.0 rc1

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 12:06 PM PST

PeerGuardian is an IP filter that is designed to block the IP addresses of certain organizations and corporations that may harm user privacy while using the Internet and P2P networks. PeerGuardian blocks IP addresses based upon a list of IP addresses collected by various methods. On Win2K/XP, PeerGuardian blocks at a kernel level, acting against every protocol used within the windows system. On Windows 98/ME, PeerGuardian blocks the TCP protocol only. Note that you need administrator rights to run PeerGuardian.

[UPDATE] USB Flash Tools V2.10

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 11:24 AM PST

USB Flash Tools is a toolkit that provides several functions for flash memory cards (eg. SD or CF cards) and USB flash drives. It helps to detect fake cards/drives by verifying its reported capacity. It is able to backup a card/drive to an image file, and restore from it later. You can also use it to securely erase the drive/card's contents from a choice of methods, including pseudorandom data, Royal Canadian Mounted Police DSX, US DoD 5220.22-M (E), US DoD 5220.22-M (ECE), Gutmann etc.

[UPDATE] FileTypesMan V1.55

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 07:09 AM PST

FileTypesMan is an alternative to the 'File Types' tab in the 'Folder Options' of Windows. It displays the list of all file extensions and types registered on your computer. For each file type, the following information is displayed: Type Name, Description, MIME Type, Perceived Type, Flags, Browser Flags, and more. FileTypesMan also allows you to easily edit the properties and flags of each file type, as well as it allows you to add, edit, and remove actions in a file type.

[UPDATE] CubicExplorer V0.90

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 06:43 AM PST

CubicExplorer is a Windows explorer replacement that supports bookmarks and multiple tabs. It contains a built-in text editor with syntax highlighting support.


Posted: 14 Nov 2009 06:16 AM PST

SIV (System Information Viewer) displays lots of OS, network and hardware-related information, including CPU, PCI, PCMCIA, USB, sensors etc.

[UPDATE] dirhtml V4.844

Posted: 14 Nov 2009 01:18 AM PST

dirhtml creates index.html files that lists the files in a folder (and subfolders), optionally including your own HTML code at any point in the generated files.

Note: As of v4.74, dirhtml supports Unicode but no longer supports Win95/98/ME. Thanks to Eric Nitzsche for the information.

[UPDATE] PhotoFilmStrip V1.3

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 06:02 PM PST

PhotoFilmStrip creates movies out of images in 3 steps. First select your photos, customize the motion path and render the video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD (1920x1080). The effect of the slideshow is known as "Ken Burns". Comments of the pictures are generated into a subtitle file. Furthermore an audio file can be specified to setup the background music for the slide show.

[UPDATE] MP3 Quality Modifier V1.21

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 06:01 PM PST

MP3 Quality Modifier lets you change the bitrate of your MP3 music collection so that the filesize can be dramatically reduced while retaining the ID3 tags. It supports advanced options like presets, downsampling, changing the used channels etc.

[UPDATE] Rainmeter V1.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:58 PM PST

Rainmeter is a customizable performance meter. It can display the CPU load, memory utilization, free disk space, network traffic, uptime and many other information. The data can be configured to be displayed in a histogram, a bar, as numbers etc. Rainmeter also includes a plugin interface so that it can be extended with 3rd party plugins.

Note: Some addons/plugins may not be compatible with Win2K.

[UPDATE] AlternateStreamView V1.11

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:56 PM PST

AlternateStreamView lets you scan your NTFS drive and find all hidden alternate streams stored in the file system. After scanning and finding the alternate streams, you can extract these streams into the specified folder, delete unwanted streams, or save the streams list into text/html/csv/xml file.


Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:55 PM PST

FreeOTFE is an on-the-fly disk encryption program. When run, it can be used to create one or more encrypted virtual disks. It supports numerous encryption algorithms (e.g. AES, Blowfish, Twofish, Serpent, and many more), and can be used to encrypt entire partitions. A separate application called FreeOTFE Explorer is also available that allows you to access encrypted disks via an Explorer-like interface without administrative rights.

Note: On startup, you will receive a message asking you to use portable mode drivers to start the virtual disk drivers (you need administrator rights to do this, otherwise the menu item will be grayed out). When you shutdown the program, you will also be given the option to stop the virtual disk drivers.

[UPDATE] Tweak PDF V1.52

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:54 PM PST

Tweak PDF lets you set the initial view preferences of a PDF document, such as whether to center window of the PDF file when opened, whether to display document title, to fit window, to hide menu bar, to hide toolbar, and to hide window UI. You can also set the page mode of a PDF document, such as show PDF files in full screen mode, outlines mode, thumbnail mode, or simply without any special mode. In addition, PDF document properties such as title, subject, author, keywords etc. can be modified.

[UPDATE] Total Text Container V0.a081

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:51 PM PST

Total Text Container is a personal information manager that lets you to store all kinds of different content within a single encrypted XML database, including rich text, images, spreadsheets, URLs/passwords, contacts, calender events, catalogs, files etc. Each item in the database is capable of supporting a mashup of content types, so you can store and view all related information on the same page easily.

[UPDATE] Nexuiz V2.5.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:49 PM PST

Nexuiz is a futuristic first person shooter game. It can be configured to run in either single or multi-player mode.

[UPDATE] Ken Rename V0.88

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:48 PM PST

Ken Renamer is a rename utility. Among its many features: wildcards, macro, numbered file lists. string. replacement/remove (regular expressions), undo. It also supports tags: ID3V1, ID3V2 and EXIF.

[UPDATE] Battle for Wesnoth V1.6.5

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:47 PM PST

Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based strategy game with a fantasy theme. Build up a great army, gradually turning raw recruits into hardened veterans. In later games, recall your toughest warriors and form a deadly host against whom none can stand! Choose units from a large pool of specialists, and hand-pick a force with the right strengths to fight well on different terrains against all manner of opposition.

[UPDATE] Money Manager Ex V0.9.5.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:44 PM PST

Money Manager Ex is a personal finance software that helps you to organize your finances and keeps track of where, when and how the money goes. It is also a great tool to get a bird's eye view of your financial worth.

[UPDATE] Process Monitor V2.8

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:44 PM PST

Process Monitor combines the features of FileMon and RegMon. It displays both file system and registry activities in real-time. Additional features includes non-destructive filtering, comprehensive event properties such session IDs and user names, reliable process information, full thread stacks with integrated symbol support for each operation, file logging etc.

[UPDATE] X-WinMerge V2.12.4 [rev11]

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:43 PM PST

WinMerge is a visual text file differencing and merging tool. It can be used to determined what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes between versions. It comes with a built-in editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers and word-wrap, and handles DOS, UNIX and MAC text file formats. X-WinMerge is a portable wrapper for WinMerge.

An alternative is WinMerge Portable.

[UPDATE] ozSync V2.5.2.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:42 PM PST

ozSync is a synchronization tool for files/folders. Synchronization can be started manually, scheduled or triggered in real-time (when content changes). Both full and incremental backup can be performed. With the latter, lost or changed files can be recovered from the backup.

[UPDATE] Qsel V1.65

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:40 PM PST

Qsel is a flexible program launcher with categories and icons. It supports easy configuration of launcher items via drag-and-drop.

[UPDATE] Maxthon Classic V1.6.5.18

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:39 PM PST

Maxthon is a tabbed browser based on the Internet Explorer rendering engine. It supports mouse gestures, ad-blocking, skinning and a built-in RSS reader sidebar. It also has privacy protection features. For example, you can erase browsing history, cookies, cache etc. with a single click, or configure the browser to clear them automatically when it closes.

[UPDATE] KeePass V1.16

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:37 PM PST

KeePass is a password manager that helps you manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key-disk. So you only have to remember one single master password to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

Note: Since KeePass V2.x will require the .NET framework, I will only track changes to KeePass V1.x for the database.

[UPDATE] MadEdit V0.2.9.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:36 PM PST

MadEdit is a text editor with text/hex/column edit modes. It supports many character encodings, including UTF-8/16/32, BIG5, GBK, S-JIS etc. It also supports regular expression search-and-replace, syntax highlighting (C++, Java, HTML, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby and many others), as well as the display of ASCII-Art files.

[UPDATE] NoteTab Light V6.12

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:34 PM PST

NoteTab Light is a free Notepad replacement as well as a capable HTML editor. It is able to multiple files using a tabbed interface with no size limit, and has built-in macro and clipboard support.


Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:32 PM PST

XAMPP is an integrated server package that contains Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl etc. A smaller version called XAMPP-Lite is also available that has fewer components but takes up less disk space.

[UPDATE] MediaCoder V0.7.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:31 PM PST

MediaCoder is a universal audio/video batch transcoder. It supports numerous audio and video formats directly, with no dependencies on any media players, codecs or components installed on the system. It also supports device-specific profiles (mobile phone, PDA, MP4 player, PSP, VCD/DVD player), and is able to extract audio tracks from video clips.

[UPDATE] PureRa V1.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:27 PM PST

PureRa removes files from your computer that other mainstream cleaning programs tend to overlook. Some of the targets can simply be removed to create some valuable space while others are removed in an attempt to repair certain problems because they will simply recreate themselves. Targets that are currently removed by PureRa are: Config.msi, Thumbs.db, Iconcache.db, .sqm-files, Desktop.ini etc.

[UPDATE] PNotes V5.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:27 PM PST

PNotes is a light-weight, flexible, skinnable manager of virtual notes on your desktop. Features include settings for individual note, transparency and scheduling.

[UPDATE] Halite V0.3.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:25 PM PST

Halite is a BitTorrent client that is still in early development. It supports global/per-torrent connection/transfer rate limits, trackerless torrents, IP filtering, minimize to tray with transfer rate summary etc.

[UPDATE] Rainlendar Lite V2.6

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:24 PM PST

Rainlendar is a skinnable calendar that resides on your desktop and shows the days of the current month. You can add events and tasks to the calendar and be reminded when they occur. Rainlendar uses the standard iCalendar format to store its events and tasks so you can easily transfer them between applications.

Note that Rainlendar Lite is the freeware version of Rainlendar Pro (payware). The lite version is missing network shared calendars, Outlook support and other features.

[UPDATE] Decimal Basic V7.3.5

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:21 PM PST

Decimal BASIC provides a full programming environment for the BASIC programming language. It implements almost all of the core module and the graphics module of ISO Full BASIC, which is the current international standard for BASIC. It comes with a built-in editor and debugger.

[UPDATE] ExiftoolGUI V3.36

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:20 PM PST

ExifToolGUI is a tool for viewing/editing EXIF (metadata) inside image files. It is based on ExifTool by Phil Harvey, which has to be downloaded separately. This tool can view/edit the most of the Exif, IPTC and XMP metadata tags, and has batch capability. It can also export and import all the tags.

The application extracts the content of ExifTool.exe to a temp folder under the user's folder, along with thumbs, if enabled. Anyway, the application stores the settings in the ini file.

[UPDATE] xpy V1.0.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:19 PM PST

xpy attempts to secure your Windows system and protects your privacy. In addition to anti-spyware features, it disables common security threats (RPC/DCOM, LMHash) and increases your Windows performance.

[UPDATE] Windows Registry Recovery V1.5.0.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:15 PM PST

Windows Registry Recovery allows to directly read files containing Windows registry hives and extract many useful information about the configuration and windows installation settings of the host machine.

[UPDATE] Pixia V4.3y

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:12 PM PST

Pixia is a powerful graphics editor with a unique user interface. When learning Pixia, it's easier to discard everything you know about Photoshop or Paintshop, and start from scratch with the tutorials and help files.

[UPDATE] Screamer Radio V0.4.3

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:10 PM PST

Screamer Radio is a player for streaming Internet radio. It supports Shoutcast and Icecast MP3, Icecast OGG Vorbis, WMA and AAC streaming. It also support recording of streams.

[UPDATE] Alien Arena V7.32

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:07 PM PST

Alien Arena is a colorful, oldschool first person shooter with a cartoonish science-fiction theme. Featuring plenty of levels, 9 different game types, lots of mutators, built in AI and more martians that most people thought existed, Alien Arena makes action and addictiveness the names of the game. There's probably more that could be said about this game, but if you're a fan of oldschool FPS gaming you might as well just download it already.

[UPDATE] ReNamer V5.50

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:04 PM PST

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. In addition, ReNamer supports meta tags such as ID3v1, ID3v2, EXIF, OLE etc.

[UPDATE] Avanti GUI V0.4.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:03 PM PST

Avanti GUI is a front-end for FFmpeg with the option to insert Avisynth as a pre-processor. It offers user friendly control over all basic and advanced FFmpeg options. A number of template examples are also included.

[UPDATE] TrayEverything V1.3

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:02 PM PST

TrayEverything shows a list of currently opened programs with their associated windows and allow you to either hide any of the windows, or minimize them to the system tray. You can also assign a password when you hide/minimize a window so that only someone who knows the password can bring the window back into view.

[UPDATE] PlainEdit V1.7.6.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 05:02 PM PST

PlainEdit is a text editor for ANSI and ASCII files. PlainEdit supports syntax highlightning for the most script- and programming-languages like PHP, HTML, JS, VBS, CSS, VB, Pascal, C etc. Text can converted to various formats and templates helps by the creation of documents.

[UPDATE] System Scheduler Free Version V4.12

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:59 PM PST

System Scheduler is a tool to schedule unattended running of applications, batch files, scripts etc. It is a replacement for Windows' own scheduler, with more flexibility and features. You can also schedule popup reminders so you'll never forget those important appointments and things to do. Reminders, tasks and other events can be set to run once or every minute, hour, day, week, month or year etc.

[UPDATE] HDD Scan V3.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:56 PM PST

HDDScan is a tool for low-level HDD diagnostics. It supports IDE/SATA/SCSI hard disk drives, RAID arrays, external USB/Firewire hard disks, flash cards and can scan the surface, view SMART attributes, adjust AAM, APM (Power Management), etc.

[UPDATE] Auslogics Registry Defrag V5.5.20.525

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:55 PM PST

Auslogics Registry Defrag defragments and compacts the Windows Registry in less than a minute. It scans through the registry to remove slack spaces, reducing the registry size and ultimately the amount of RAM the registry takes up, hence improving your computer's performance.

[UPDATE] Sophos Anti-Rootkit V1.5

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:53 PM PST

Sophos Anti-Rootkit scans running processes, Windows registry and local hard drives to find and remove any rootkit that is hidden on your computer.

[UPDATE] eToolz V3.4.3

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:52 PM PST

eToolz includes some of the most important networking tools like NS-Lookup, Ping, TraceRoute and Whois. It allows also to check E-mail addresses (MX-Server) and to search/convert domain names showing DNS entries (A, PTR, NS, SOA). eToolz supports also international domain names.

Note: the application starts in German, but you can immediately focus the "Sprache / Language" option in the window.


Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:49 PM PST

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

[UPDATE] Chords V2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:47 PM PST

Chords is a sheet music notation editor that is designed for guitars. It shows chord and scale diagrams, allows adding of chords/scales to sheet music, and supports multiple track playback via MIDI output.

[UPDATE] Toolbox V2.85

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:46 PM PST

ToolBox is an alternative application launcher for Windows. It helps you organize your desktop and get rid of numerous shortcuts that take up valuable space on it. It handles almost anything you can throw at it: applications, drives, folders, files and control panel applets. It also supports relative paths for portable use.

[UPDATE] Easy Duplicate File Finder V2.2.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:41 PM PST

Easy Duplicate File Finder helps you find and remove duplicate files on your PC. It finds true duplicates by content (instead of file name and size alone). You can scan multiple folders/drives at the same time, and the search can be restricted by using a scan mask and/or specifying a size condition. Lists of duplicates can be exported to HTML

[UPDATE] IrfanView V4.25

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:38 PM PST

IrfanView is a image viewer with support for a large number of image, audio and video formats, including animated GIF, multi-page TIFF and multiple ICO files. It also supports creation of panaroma images, editing of multi-page TIFF files, as well as lossless JPEG rotation.

[UPDATE] ImgBurn V2.5.0.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:36 PM PST

ImgBurn writes most types of CD/DVD image files to physical media. It supports the latest writers (including booktype/bitsetting on many of the major ones such as BenQ, LiteOn, NEC, Plextor, Sony etc.) You can also ImgBurn to erase/format your rewritable media.

[UPDATE] Converber V2.2.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:32 PM PST

Converber is a unit converter that supports more than 1000 various units of measure in 38 categories. Converber converts everything from length and force to flow and temperature.

[UPDATE] VirtuaWin V4.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:29 PM PST

VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager that lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called "workspaces").

[UPDATE] Typhoon 2001 V3992

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:26 PM PST

Typhoon 2001 is a remake of the classic Atari Jaguar game, Tempest 2000, which is in itself a remake of the classic game Tempest. This remake, however, is loaded with plenty of graphic bells and whistles as well as a great soundtrack.

[UPDATE] OpenWithView V1.10

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:39 PM PST

OpenWithView is a small utility that displays the list of all available applications in the 'Open With' dialog-box of Windows, and allows you to easily disable/enable the applications in the list.

This utility works under Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, and Windows Vista. In earlier versions of Windows, OpenWithView will display the list of 'Open With' window entries, but disable/enable feature won't work.

[UPDATE] Team Talk V3.6.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:09 PM PST

Team Talk is a voice conferencing application aimed at providing everyone a VoIP solution, regardless of connection speed. Features include packetloss resistance, denoising of outgoing audio, 3D positioning of sound and more.

[UPDATE] PortableTor V0.2.1.19

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:08 PM PST

PortableTor is a convenient package for anonymous web browsing. It uses Tor, a virtual network that allows you to surf anonymously. It also contains Vidalia, which is a GUI controller for Tor, and Privoxy, which is a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server. With these components working together, you simply need to configure your web browser to use Privoxy as the proxy server and you will be able to visit web sites with complete privacy.

[UPDATE] NFReader V1.3.9

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:07 PM PST

NFReader is a simple newsfeed reader with RSS, Atom and RDF support. It also imports and exports OPML files.

[UPDATE] MediaInfo V0.7.25

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:49 PM PST

MediaInfo provides a great deal of technical and tag information from audio/video files. It features many different layouts to display the information, as well as the ability to create custom layouts as well. Can be used to find missing codecs or just to get all the information you'd need from a multimedia file.

[UPDATE] JavaRa V1.15 beta

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:48 PM PST

JavaRa removes old and redundant versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from your machine. Simply select "Check for Updates" or "Remove Older Version" to begin.

[UPDATE] Foxit Reader V3.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:47 PM PST

Foxit Reader is a small and fast PDF viewer that is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7. It includes Javascript support, interactive form filler, annotation tools and built-in text converter.

[UPDATE] WinAudit V2.28.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:45 PM PST

WinAudit performs a rapid and exhaustive audit of installed software, license information, security configuration, hardware inventory, network settings etc. The report can be save in various formats (text, PDF, HTMl etc.), sent via email, or exported to a database via ODBC.

[UPDATE] ImageToMp3 Light V2.0.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:43 PM PST

ImageToMp3 copies CD covers or other images into your MP3 files, which will be displayed by some media players such as Winamp (with the appropriate plugin). It will preserve existing ID3 tags in your MP3 files.

[UPDATE] Fast Image Resizer V0.98

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:41 PM PST

This is a small drag&drop tool to quickly resize a bunch of pictures to JPEG. The quality settings are configurable and EXIF data can be copied. It works with different image format (as source) and performs an automatic cropping too.

Note: the license companion text file and the author's webpage do not mention any kind of known end-user agreement. This Software is a "Project" which likely will become payware.

[UPDATE] ntouch V2.0.0.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:38 PM PST

ntouch can be used to modify the timestamps of files and directories by simple drag-and-drop. You can set the date and time to either the current date/time or any other date/time value. You can also choose to modify only the "Last modified time" or the "Creation time" as well.

[UPDATE] OllyDbg V2.0 beta 2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:37 PM PST

OllyDbg is a 32-bit assembler level debugger. Its built-in code analysis feature makes it easier to recognize and deal with procedures, loops, API calls, switches, tables, constants and strings. It also allows for user-defined labels, comments and function descriptions.

[UPDATE] dtouch V1.0.0.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:37 PM PST

dtouch modifies the timestamps of files and directories by simple drag-and-drop. You can add or subtract a specific time interval from the timestamps of all chosen files. Note that dtouch requires MSVCR70.DLL to run.

[UPDATE] Free Window Registry Repair V2.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:34 PM PST

Free Window Registry Repair helps locate and remove invalid registry entries, which helps improve system performance (since the registry becomes smaller). It supports the automatic creation of registry backups so that you can restore to a previous backup if something goes wrong. On WinXP, it can also create a restore point automatically.

[UPDATE] xp-AntiSpy V3.97-5

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:32 PM PST

xp-AntiSpy allows you to easily enable/disable certain unnecessary or undesirable features in Win2K/XP (eg. Windows Messenger, Windows Media Player's automatic codec download etc). You can also enable/disable the time synchronization service, and change the time server to synchronize with. Another great feature is the ability to patch TCPIP.SYS to increase the maximum number of half-opened TCP connections, which is critical to anyone running P2P applications.

[UPDATE] Steganos LockNote V1.0.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

LockNote works in two ways. It is a notepad that encrypts everything you put inside so that it cannot be viewed without the proper password. It also creates copies of itself when you drag-drop a text file into it so that you end up with a new EXE that displays the content of that text file when it is run and the correct password entered.

[UPDATE] CDex V1.70 Beta 2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:29 PM PST

CDex is a tool for converting your CD collection into MP3 and other formats (WAV, OGG, VQF, APE etc). It supports advanced jitter correction, ID3 V1 and V2 tags, volume normalization, CDDB and recording from an analog input line.

[UPDATE] AM-Notebook Free V5.1.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:27 PM PST

AM-Notebook is a system tray utility that provides an easy way to store notes (rich text) and spreadsheets in a multi-tabbed interface, with a calendar, addresses and a to-do list. It has alarm clock support to remind you of important events.

Note that the "Lite" version is missing some features available only in the "Pro" version, including address book, encryption and global search.

[UPDATE] MobaLiveCD V2.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:27 PM PST

QEMU is a processor emulator that provides you with VMWare-style virtual machines using a technique called "dynamic translation" that gives good performance. MobaLiveCD is a simple graphical frontend for QEMU that lets you boot any LiveCD ISO image in a virtual machine without complicated settings in only a few clicks.

[UPDATE] MV RegClean V5.9

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:26 PM PST

MV RegClean is a Windows registry cleaner. It searches for and displays invalid entries in the Windows registry, then gives you the option of deleting those entries.

Note: Website is not in English, but an English version of the program is available for download.

[UPDATE] NetSetMan V2.6.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:25 PM PST

NetSetMan is a network settings manager that helps you switch between 6 different, visually structured profiles that includes IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, preferred/alternate DNS server, computer name, workgroup, DNS domain, WINS server, default printer and run scripts.

[UPDATE] Server2Go 1.8.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:25 PM PST

Server2Go is a portable web application server that comprises of Apache + PHP, SQLite, MySQL and Perl. You can use it as a portable web development environment, or to distribute standalone web applications that runs directly from CDROMs.

[UPDATE] AutoIt V3.3.0.0

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:23 PM PST

AutoIt is a BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI. It uses a combination of simulated keystrokes, mouse movement and window/control manipulation in order to automate tasks, or perform user interface testing.

SciTE4AutoIt3 - 31-10-2009
A more advanced version of the SciTE editor that includes an array of extra tools and features to enhance AutoIt.

Additional: Check this thread on how to configure SciTE to use the Portable version of AutoIt and ensure no files are saved to the local machine.

[UPDATE] MozBackup V1.4.9

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:19 PM PST

MozBackup allows you to backup profiles of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite and Netscape profiles. This includes important stuff like bookmarks, mail, contacts, history, extensions, cache etc. Hey, you should really be using portable versions of these apps. But if for some reason you can't, MozBackup can help you shuttle profiles between installed versions of these apps on multiple machines.

[UPDATE] WinSCP V4.2.4 beta

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:14 PM PST

WinSCP is a SFTP client for Windows using SSH. Legacy SCP protocol is also supported. It allows for secure copying of files between a local and a remote computer. It features a Windows Explorer-like and Norton Commander-like interfaces. It also has a built-in directory synchronization tool to synchronizes changes between local and remote directories.

[UPDATE] Stellarium V0.10.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:06 PM PST

Stellarium is a planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope, with realistic atmosphere, sunrise and sunset. It features over 120,000 stars from the Hipparcos catalogue with associated information.

[UPDATE] PeaZip 2.8 beta

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:59 PM PST

PeaZip is an archiver tool. It supports its native PEA archive format that features splitting, flexible encryption and integrity check schemes. It also supports most mainstream archive formats, including 7ZIP, ACE (read), BZIP2, CAB, GZIP, MSI (extr.), RAR (extr.), TAR, UPX, ZIP etc.


Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:56 PM PST

HFS (HTTP File Server) is a great tool for sharing files. Once the server is up and running, the administrator simply adds files to be shared via drag and drop. Users wishing to download the shared files go to the specified IP address/domain where HFS is hosted via their favorite web browser. They will then be presented with a nice web page that lists all the available files that can be downloaded.

[UPDATE] Stickies V7.0b

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:55 PM PST

Stickies is Post-it notes for your PC. The appearance of stickies can be customised; fonts, colours and buttons may be changed, and styles saved. They can be resized, or snapped to each others edges to keep them lined up. They can also be hidden for a certain period, until a specified date and time, or to wake every day, week or month, to act as reminders.

[UPDATE] Taksi V0.7.7.2

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:53 PM PST

Taksi is a video/screen capture tool for 3D applications. It can capture from almost any DirectX, OpenGL or GDI window and capture an AVI video of the contents. Although it can use codecs to compress the results, this is not recommended as it causes more slowdown to an already taxing process. However, this also causes the resulting AVI to take up much more space, so it's a trade-off either way. Also, this application is still in development and some features are not yet implemented (such as recording audio).

[UPDATE] IE Cache Explorer V1.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:52 PM PST

Internet Explorer Cache Explorer displays the details of all cookies that Internet Explorer stores on your computer and reads all information from the history file on your computer, displays the list of all URLs that you have visited. It also allows you to clear history, delete cookies and temporary Internet files.

[UPDATE] System Spec V2.65

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:52 PM PST

System Spec is an all-in-one hardware information gathering tool. With System Spec you can see, save and print a complete spec of your PC with this no-install, system information utility and perform various windows functions. Additional advanced info includes CPU, drives, apps, display, memory, CD / DVD drives and more.

[UPDATE] FloatLED V1.04

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:45 PM PST

FloatLED is a simple application to display Hard Disk usage with LED-style displays. It is very simple and unintrusive, requiring little screen space or usage of system resources.

[UPDATE] Dana V1.4

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:44 PM PST

Dana is a skinnable, single-server IRC client. Very light and "barebones," Dana is great for users that just want to chat on IRC, but will leave more advanced users searching for a more capable client.

[UPDATE] Xye V0.9.1

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:43 PM PST

Xye is a remake of the classic game Kye. The goal of this game is to collect all of the gems while overcoming various obstacles on a variety of levels. Since it not only challenges your strategy but also your reflexes and speed, just about anyone can find something to enjoy in this unique puzzler.