[UPDATE] Stinger v12.0.0.514

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

Alternatively, McAfee Stinger Portable is also available.

[UPDATE] Shutter v3.3

Shutter lets you perform an action when a user-specified event occurs. The event could be timer countdown, a certain time trigger, low CPU usage, user inactive, low battery etc. The action could be shutdown, reboot, logoff, lock workstation, sleep, hibernate etc. It is also able to play a custom sound and/or run a program of your choice, in addition to displaying a user-configurable message. A web interface is also available that permits remote execution of one of a list of actions.

[UPDATE] ShellExView v1.86

ShellExView displays the details of shell extensions installed on your machine and allows you to easily enable/disable each shell extension. ShellExView comes in handy for solving problems caused by third party shell extensions.

[UPDATE] ShareX v8.1.0.573

ShareX is a feature-rich screenshot utility that can grab a selected area with a single key and then open them in an editor, save them to the clipboard, drive, and/or instantly upload them to 25+ different hosting services. ShareX can capture screenshots with variety of shapes including rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, triangle, diamond, polygon, and freehand. Supports screenshots with transparency and shadow, as well as adding a border, watermark, or resizing. In addition to images, the program can upload other file types, supporting clipboard upload and drag-and-drop.

Additional tools include color picker, screen recorder (no-audio AVI or animated GIF format), and file hash checker. The "Annotate image" option opens files in the included Greenshot image editor.

[UPDATE] ReNamer v5.72

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.

[UPDATE] RegDllView v1.56

RegDllView displays the list of all registered dll/ocx/exe files (COM registration). For each registered file, you can view the last date/time that it was registered, and the list of all registration entries (CLSID/ProgID).

RegDllView also allows you to unregister dll/ocx files that you don't need on your system anymore. If you have dll/ocx files that don't exist on your system anymore, but their registration entries are still exist in your Registry, you can manually remove these entries by using 'Delete All Entries For Selected Files' option.

[UPDATE] NK2Edit v2.77

NK2Edit edits the "auto-complete" entries in Microsoft Outlook. Auto-complete is a useful feature to automatically suggest items based on the first few letters of the recipient, but over time can gather invalid or unwanted contacts. The name comes from the .N2K file extension Outlook saves this email list to.

A 64-bit version (only for using with Outlook 2010 64-bit) is available.

[UPDATE] Watch 4 Folder v2.5.1

Posted: 05 Sep 2013 09:57 AM PDT

Watch 4 Folder is a simple, small and portable tool to monitor folders and files activities. It can monitor 15 different types of events, execute a program or batch file, or show a pop-up message in case of an event. It is possible to write to a text log file and to watch a live log running.

[UPDATE] DesktopSnowOK v2.41

Posted: 05 Sep 2013 09:32 AM PDT

DesktopSnowOK adds a little winter magic feeling (5 or more snow flakes) on your Desktop.


[UPDATE] VideoCacheView v2.60

VideoCacheView automatically scans the entire cache of Internet Explorer and Mozilla-based Web browsers (Including Firefox) and finds all cached video files. It allows you to easily copy the cached video files into another folder for playing/watching them in the future. If you have a movie player that is configured to play FLV files, it also allows you to play the video directly from your browser's cache.

[UPDATE] PeStudio v7.42

PeStudio shows details about applications (.exe, .dll, .cpl, ocx, .ax, .sys, etc.) without starting them including:

  • All libraries that are used by an application.
  • All functions that are imported by an application.
  • All functions (also anonymous) that are exported by an application.
  • All functions that are forwarded to other libraries.
  • Obsolete Functions that are exported and imported by an application.
  • Whether the Data Execution Prevention (DEP) Windows security mechanism is used.
  • Whether the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) Windows security mechanism is used.
  • Whether Structured Exception Handling - SEH Windows security mechanism is used.
  • Whether some sections are compressed.

[UPDATE] LameXP v4.08

LameXP is an audio encoding/conversion program with a skinnable, drag-and-drop interface, a variety of format input and outputs, as well as quality controls. The program can edit metadata, create an automatic playlist file, and modify audio with multi-threaded batch processing tools for normalization and tone adjustment.

Although named for one of its popular encoders (the LAME MP3 encoder), the program can also export to OGG, FLAC, AC3, Opus, and experimental DCA. MP4/AAC encoding available via an external codec (NeroAAC). Can convert from a wide variety of formats including MP3, OGG, FLAC, MP4/AAC, AC3, DTS, WavPack, Musepack, TTA, Speex, Monkey's Audio, Shorten, WMA, Opus, and more

[UPDATE] FontViewOK v3.81

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.

[UPDATE] AlwaysMouseWheel v3.12

AlwaysMouseWheel allows you to scroll (via mouse wheel) any window under the mouse, even if that window is not in the foreground (e.g focussed).


[UPDATE] WaveShop v1.0.13.000

WaveShop is a fast, lightweight, audio editor. The program is bit-perfect, meaning samples aren't altered unless they need to be. Editing a portion of an audio file only affects that portion; the rest of the file is untouched. Blocks of audio can be cut and pasted without changing their contents at all. This is especially useful for patching a finished master without corrupting its dither. Waveshop's features include peak and RMS analysis, normalizing, fading, audio generation, and more, all with unlimited undo.

Alternatively, WaveShop Portable automatically switches between 32 & 64-bit and portablizes paths.

[UPDATE] Multi Commander v3.5.0 (Build 1500)

Multi Commander is a customizable, feature-rich, and multi-tabbed file manager with a dual-pane layout. The program includes the standard file manager features with the ability to browse a variety of resources including local hard drives, network servers/shares, archives (zip, 7zip, rar, bz2), system registry, and FTP (with SSL/TLS Support). Available tools include quick search, file verifier, splitter, audio, picture, clipboard, permissions, and many more.

Includes intelligent functions that allow you to do advanced tasks with ease such as auto-unpacking, auto-sorting, internal file type associations, a powerful scripting engine for automation, and command-line field.

[UPDATE] TeamViewer v8.0.20768

TeamViewer is a remote control / viewing program that connects to other machines for troubleshooting, presentations, or installations. Supports file transfer, paranoid firewalls, and a VPN between clients, display quality based on connection speed, and browser access.

Clients are also available for Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

Alternatively, a PortableApps version is also available: TeamViewer Portable.

[UPDATE] Qsel v2.21

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

[UPDATE] MicroSIP v3.3.22

MicroSIP allows high quality VoIP calls via the open Session Initiation Protocol to other SIP-compatible phones or regular telephones. The program is easy to configure and light on system resources, and supports video, instant messaging, secure connections (via client-to-client TLS encryption), and standards compatibility.

This SIP softphone is based on the Windows PJSIP stack. For regular phones, the program requires an account with a (non-free) SIP Provider.

Languages: French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and more.

[UPDATE] IECacheView v1.51

Posted: 03 Sep 2013 09:25 AM PDT

IECacheView reads the cache folder of Internet Explorer and displays the list of all files currently stored. For each cache file, the following is displayed: Filename, Content Type, URL, Last Accessed Time, Last Modified Time, Expiration Time, Number Of Hits, File Size, Folder Name, and full path of the cache filename. The information can be easily saved to a text/html/xml file, or copied to the clipboard and pasted to another application, like Excel or OpenOffice spreadsheet.

[UPDATE] ArsClip v4.12

Posted: 03 Sep 2013 09:17 AM PDT

ArsClip remembers the most recent clipboard entries and allows you to quickly paste any of the entries into a program by pressing a hotkey (by default ctrl+shift+z). You can configure it to monitor both text and non-text clipboard entries, and you can create permanent items that are always present. There are also multiple ways for entering items into a program, including a "form mode" for pasting multiple fields in one step.



[NEW] MiTeC DirList v1.1

MiTeC DirList creates file and folder listings that can be saved to CSV file or HTML with defined layout.

USBDeview v2.26

USBDeview is a small utility that lists all USB devices that currently connected to your computer, as well as all devices that you previously used. For each device, extended information is displayed: name/description, type, serial number (for mass storage), the date/time that device was added, Vendor ID, Product ID etc. USBDeview also allows you to uninstall USB devices that you previously used and disconnect those currently connected. You can also use the program on a remote computer, as long as you are logged into that computer as admin.

SynWrite v5.8.830

SynWrite is a powerful tabbed source code and web development editor. This feature-rich program includes syntax highlighting for many languages, code folding, tree structure, project management, FTP/SFTP client, keyboard macros, spell checking, customizable hotkeys, etc.

LibreOffice Portable v4.1.1

LibreOffice is a complete office suite including word processor, spreadsheet, presentations, database, drawing tool and more. Includes strong compatibility for 100s of file formats including OpenXML (docx, xlsx, etc.). The program is similar to OpenOffice, a program that it was derived from, but has added many new features including more import filters and window enhancements.

LibreOffice Portable is a special build optimized for flash memory devices developed in conjunction with the publisher. On systems without Java installed, some functions that require it (document creation wizards, the Base database application, etc) can be enabled by adding jPortable, though this is optional and can be skipped if those functions are not needed.

Alternatively, X-LibreOffice is also available.

Google Chrome Portable v29.0.1547.62

Google Chrome is a minimalistic browser designed for simplicity and speed. Its appearance and capabilities can be extended with themes and extensions. The rendering and underlying code is similar to Apple's Safari browser.

Clients are available for Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.

Google Chrome Portable is a version created in the PortableApps format and includes automatic support for jPortable to enable web-based Java apps. For users interested in the cutting edge, the beta and development branches are also available.

[UPDATE] FreeFileSync v5.21

FreeFileSync is a folder comparison and synchronization tool. It supports filters, file sizes greater than 4GB, delete-before-copy for large sync operations, and creation of batch files for automated synchronization. After compare process (by date or content) operations can be customized on a file-by-file basis. Includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Alternatively, FreeFileSync Portable is in Format and automatically adjusts paths.

Upgrade note: a tool to convert settings from previous versions is discussed in forums.

Languages: 23, including Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.

OnlyStopWatch v3.46

Posted: 02 Sep 2013 09:45 AM PDT

OnlyStopWatch is a simple time monitor.

Q-Dir v5.69

Posted: 02 Sep 2013 09:40 AM PDT

Q-Dir is a quad-pane file explorer that is capable of displaying 4 Explorer panes simultaneously. It supports favorites, file/color filtering, export to XLS/CSV/TXT/HTML, screen magnifier, quick preview etc.



WinHTTrack v3.47-25

WinHTTrack is an offline browser utility. It allows you to download a website from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer. WinHTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads.

Alternatively, X-WinHTTrack is a portable package optimized for external flash memory.

QupZilla v1.4.4

QupZilla is a lightweight and modern web browser that implements all standard features, as well as extras like a SSL certificate manager, search engine manager, themes, speed dial, extensions, AdBlock, GreaseMonkey, mouse gestures, access keys navigation, a command-line interface, and more.

Cross-platform (Linux, OS/2 and Haiku OS) and, despite the name, the program is not Mozilla Gecko-based: uses the WebKit core and Qt Framework used by Safari and Chrome.

Alternatively, QupZilla Portable is stealth, portablizes paths and bundles the required Visual C DLLs.

Date Reminder v3.23

Date Reminder alerts you to both recurring and nonrecurring events, like birthdays, bills to pay, appointments etc. The reminders are listed in chronological order. Reminders can be marked "done", i.e. "dealt with". Past events will remain in the list until they are marked "done". An advance notice marker can be set a number of days before an event.

AkelPad v4.8.5

Akelpad is a plain text editor designed to be small and fast. Unicode support, both single-document and tabbed interfaces, unlimited file size and multi-level undo are just a few of the many features this editor offers.

Alternatively, AkelPad Portable portablizes recent files and search history and has both the 32- and 64-bit versions together and chooses the right one. X-AkelPad is also available.

XMedia Recode v3.1.7.2

XMedia Recode is an audio/video converter for most popular audio/video formats and includes handy profiles for popular mobile/tablet devices such as iPod, iPhone, Samsung, SonyEricsson, Zune, PSP, Blackberry, LG, etc. These profiles include file format, screen size, and other details chosen specifically for a given player.

Functional in 64-bit. Format support includes 3GP, DVD, AVI, MP4, WMV, ASF, and many more.

Note: his program may or may not be in compliance with one or more licenses.

Languages: German (default), English, Fran├žais, Italiano, Japanese

PrivaZer v2.2

PrivaZer is a cleaning tool that scans and cleans your computers and storage devices (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 secure delete function that overwrites a file to prevent recovery.

PeaZip v5.1.0

PeaZip is an easy to use file manager-style compression tool supporting 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.

Alternatively, PeaZip Portable portablizes bookmarks and includes both 32 and 64-bit versions, automatically using the proper one on each PC.

LiLi USB Creator v2.8.24

Linux Live USB Creator allows you to create a bootable drive with any of a long list of distributions. The program is faster than similar tools and can use almost any bootable ISO (excluding Windows XP or Mac OS X). Additionally, the program supports the Linux "Persistence" feature, which works like a Live distribution while saving your data and settings. Persistence enables you to keep your settings between sessions, while reduces the wear on USB flash media by keeping writes to a minimum.

Note: Although this program works with a portable version of VirtualBox (available from the download page) to let users test an OS without rebooting, this has not been tested as portable.

CloneSpy v3.02

CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files with exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time, or location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. This can be an issue for example if you have different versions of a file and you want to find and remove the older versions. CloneSpy is able to find zero-byte files.

Update From The Portable Freeware Collection

Universal Silent Switch Finder v1.5.0.0

Universal Silent Switch Finder attempts to automatically find silent switches for installers.

Youtube Downloader HD v2.9.8.17

Youtube Downloader HD saves videos to your computer for playing outside a browser or offline viewing. The videos can be downloaded in Flash video format (FLV) or, if available, higher quality H.264 (MP4) formats, playable by iPhone, iPod, etc. The program can also convert files to Xvid format, compatible with most video players.

The program does not function on video sites other than Youtube. Multiple instances can be started to download multiple videos concurrently.

NetworkTrafficView v1.76

NetworkTrafficView is a monitoring tool that captures information passing through your network adapter and displays general traffic statistics. The packets statistics is grouped by the Ethernet Type, IP Protocol, Source/Destination Addresses, and Source/Destination ports.

A variety of information is displayed on each line including Ethernet Type (IPv4, IPv6, ARP), IP Protocol (TCP, UDP, ICMP), Source Address, Destination Address, Source Port, Destination Port, Service Name (http, ftp, and so on), Packets Count, Total Packets Size, Total Data Size, Data Speed, Maximum Data Speed, Average Packet Size, First/Last Packet Time, Duration, and process ID/Name (For TCP connections).

MemPad v3.53

MemPad is a notebook where you can arrange and manage your notes in a hierarchical, tree-based manner. It supports text search, word-wrap mode, read-only mode, notebook encryption, automatic backup etc.


[UPDATE] CPU-Z v1.66.1

CPU-Z gathers and displays information on some of the main components of the machine, including CPU, motherboard, memory and operating system.

[NEW] EventLogSourcesView v1.00

EventLogSourcesView displays the list of all event log sources installed on your system. For every event log source, the following information is displayed: Event Source Name, Event Type, DLL/EXE Files containing the event message strings, Registry Modified Time, and version information taken from the DLL/EXE file (Product Name, Company, File Description, File Version).

You can select one or more items, and then export them to html/xml/csv/tab-delimited file by using the 'Save Selected Items' option (Ctrl+S) or copy the selected items to the clipboard (Ctrl+C) and then paste them to Excel or other application.

[NEW] HiddeX v2.4

HiddeX is an easy-to-use security tool that enables hiding any window or program (browser, game, player, etc.) with one click or hotkey. The program instantly hides specified windows from your desktop and taskbar without closing them. Click once to hide and once more to restore all hidden windows. Additionally, the program hides any system tray icons and mutes audio.

[UPDATE] BrowsingHistoryView v1.40

BrowsingHistoryView reads the history data of popular Web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Chrome Canary, SeaMonkey and Safari, and then displays the browsing history in one table. Includes Visited URL, Title, Visit Time, Visit Count, Web browser and User Profile. BrowsingHistoryView allows you to watch the browsing history of all user profiles in a running system, as well as to get the browsing history from an external hard drive.

You can also export the browsing history into csv/tab-delimited/html/xml file from the user interface, or from the command-line.

[UPDATE] NonCompressibleFiles v2.22

NonCompressibleFiles is a testing program that allows you to create on the fly one or more non-compressible files, or maximum compressible files. Can be used to test performance of compression programs, to find out if data transfer programs (such as FTP) are compressing the data, or test file behavior.


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[UPDATE] PDF-XChange Viewer v2.5.212

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 03:13 AM PDT

PDF-XChange Viewer is a feature-rich program that displays multiple PDF documents within a tabbed interface. Edit features include the ability to rotate documents, add comments/annotations to any PDF file, apply custom stamps from any image/PDF file/Windows clipboard, mark-up pages with text and objects, and type directly on any PDF page in "Typewriter" mode. The program supports exporting to BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG etc., or extracting text from a PDF page/file. Additional features include capturing the document with the snapshot tool (copies an area to clipboard), measuring tools for distance, area, and perimeter, and more.

A recommended picture-to-text OCR plugin is available (thanks Bruce).

Note: The free version of PDF-XChange Viewer is missing some features of its commercial siblings, but is otherwise fully functional and totally free for both private and commercial use.

[UPDATE] SQLiteSpy v1.9.4

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 10:15 AM PDT

SQLiteSpy is a fast and compact database manager for SQLite. It reads SQLite 3 files and executes SQL against them with a graphical user interface that makes it very easy to explore, analyze, and manipulate those databases.

[UPDATE] ProduKey v1.65

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 10:10 AM PDT

ProduKey recovers the Product IDs and CD keys of Microsoft Office, Windows, and SQL Server installed on your machine. You can also view this information for for another machine using command-line options.

[UPDATE] DSpeech v1.57.5

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 10:02 AM PDT

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 eg. insert pauses, emphasize specific words, spell them out etc. using tags.

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

DSpeech works out-of-the-box on WinXP and above because the Microsoft speech engine SAPI5 is included by default. 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.

[UPDATE] Blank And Secure v3.74

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 09:55 AM PDT

Blank And Secure is a basic tool for permanently deleting files from your hard drive by overwriting them, making it impossible for most recovery tools to return deleted files to a readable format. Includes drag-and-drop capability and free space overwrite for if you accidentally just delete a sensitive file without overwriting.

Languages: Spanish, Italian, French, Arabic and more.

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[UPDATE] WiFi Guard v1.0.3

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:54 AM PDT

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard is a tool for keeping a small WiFi network secure, indicating if your network used without your knowledge. It's a specialized network scanner that runs through your network at set intervals and reports immediately if it has found any new connected devices that could possible belong to an intruder.

64-bit version available and cross-platform (Mac, Linux).

[UPDATE] PrivaZer v2.1

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

PrivaZer is a cleaning tool that scans and cleans your computers and storage devices (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 secure delete function that overwrites a file to prevent recovery.

[UPDATE] OutlookAttachView v2.60

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:37 AM PDT

OutlookAttachView scans all messages stored in your Outlook profile and displays the list of all attached files that it finds. You can easily select one or more attachments and save all of them into the desired folder, as well as delete unwanted large attachments that take too much disk space in your mailbox. A list of the contents can also be exported to XML, HTML, CSV, or text file.

Functional with PST files that are not in your profile.

A 64-bit version (only for use with Outlook 2010 64-bit) is available.

[UPDATE] DSpeech v1.57.4

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:30 AM PDT

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 eg. insert pauses, emphasize specific words, spell them out etc. using tags.

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

DSpeech works out-of-the-box on WinXP and above because the Microsoft speech engine SAPI5 is included by default. 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.

[UPDATE] StrokesPlus v2.7.4

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:00 AM PDT

StrokesPlus is a a mouse gesture recognition program that allows you to automate repetitive tasks by simply drawing a symbol with your mouse or performing mouse and/or keyboard modifiers to launch predefined action(s). Includes a powerful but lightweight embeddable scripting language (Lua), endless gesture and modifier combinations, granular control over program settings, and actions and the possibility to create global hotkeys for actions without using the mouse.

Non-Admin users: the application will not be able to control other programs running with admin privileges (e.g. maintenance, antivirus, etc.)