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  • glimpses icon

    glimpses

    Free Windows Website

    Start writing your thoughts and memories and have them synced and backed up in the cloud.
    glimpses use Dropbox syncing capabilities to sync all your entries. It stores your data at Dropbox service. Just authorize with Dropbox and you're ready to go.

     

  • Dism++ icon

    Dism++

    Free Windows Website

    DISM ++ Product Features:

    • System Optimizer – tweak various sytem-wide settings. Export/delette new
    • Creation of ISO files
    • Using ESDs
    • Conversion of WIM to ESC/sWM
    • Manage User accounts
    • Manage startup applications
    • Manage services
    • System backup/ Restore/ Startup repair/ Activation backup/ God Mode

     

  • Node.js icon

    Node.js

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted Website

    Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications.

    Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

     

  • 1clipboard icon

    1clipboard

    Free Mac Windows Website

    A universal clipboard managing app that makes it easy to access your clipboard from anywhere on any device.

     

  • FileZilla icon

    FileZilla

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

     

    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Evernote icon

    Evernote

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear Kindle Fire Pebble Website

    Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.

    The app allows users to create a "note" which can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note.

    Notes can also have file attachments. Notebooks can be added to a stack while notes can be sorted into a notebook, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched, and exported as part of a notebook.

    Evernote Premium features:

    Offline notes
    Your notes are available anywhere, anytime, even without an internet connection. Perfect for flights, international travel and working on the go.

    Passcode lock
    Make sure only you can access your notes. Add a layer of security on mobile devices to protect your valuable information such as business plans, receipts, health information, and photographs.

    Business card scanning
    Leave behind your stack of cards by scanning them using Evernote's camera. Capture and store all contact information, a photo of the card and choose to automatically pull additional profile details from LinkedIn.

    Presentation mode
    Present directly from your notes in a full-screen layout for more collaborative, efficient meetings.

    PDF annotation
    When a picture’s worth a thousand words, you can avoid lengthy email dialogue. There’s no quicker way to call attention to contract edits or design changes.

    Context and Knowledge Discovery
    Context reveals notes with related content and documents, and Knowledge Discovery identifies co-workers who are experts on the topic or project you're working on.

    Faster image recognition
    Find what you’re looking for, faster. We scan your images faster, so text within them is searchable sooner. Find text in handwritten notes, Post-it® Notes, whiteboard drawings and more.

    Search in PDFs and Office docs
    Your files are easily searchable within Evernote. Quickly locate your Office and work documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs.

     

  • WordPress icon

    WordPress

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry BSD iPad Self-Hosted PHP Cloudron Website

    WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

    More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.

    Self-hosted WordPress software is free and open source, hosting service at WordPress.com is freemium.

     

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    Simplenote

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire Website

    Made by the company behind Small WordPress iconWordPress , Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas, and more. Your notes stay updated across all your devices. No buttons to press. It just works. Your notes are synced across your devices when you create, add to or change them.

    Registration is required but the app and service are free.

     

  • Fraps icon

    Fraps

    Freemium Windows Website

    Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. In its current form Fraps performs many tasks and can best be described as:

    Benchmarking Software - Show how many Frames Per Second (FPS) you are getting in a corner of your screen.

    Screen Capture Software - Take a screenshot with the press of a key!

    Realtime Video Capture Software - Have you ever wanted to record video while playing your favourite game? Fraps can capture audio and video up to 2560x1600 with custom frame rates from 10 to 100 frames per second!

     

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.5.99, released on February 26th, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • HoneyView icon

    HoneyView

    Free Windows Website

    HoneyView is a fast image viewer that supports archived image file for comics/manga/photos.
    Its design is light and the interface skin can be changed.
    You can set HoneyView as your default image viewer and also add a shell context menu.

    You can view pictures like a slideshow and change the transition time from 1 to 90 seconds, repeat or randomize, and select the way the slides are changing. You can view pictures with applied filters, changed interpolation method (Bilinear, Bicubic or Lanczos), additional effects (negative or gamma correction), rotated, or zoomed in or out.

    In preferences, you can customize many other options such as file associations, customize keyboard and mouse input, customize the background color, and so on.

    Features:
    * Supported Image Formats: BMP, JPG, GIF/Animation GIF, TIFF, PNG, TGA, PSD, JPEG 2000 (JP2, J2K), JPEG XR/HD Photo (WDP, HDP), DNG (Adobe Digital Negative)
    * Supported Archive Formats: ZIP/CBZ, RAR/CBR, LZH/LHA, TAR, 7Z, HV3, ALZ, EGG
    * Supported Languages: English, Chinese(simplified), French, Polish
    * Native support for 64bit OS, Fast Image processing...

     

  • Bandizip icon

    Bandizip

    Free Windows Website

    Bandizip is 100% free Archiver for home and office.

    It handles the most popular compression formats, including Zip, 7z, and Rar files for free!.

    Bandizip supports for compression and extraction:
    Zip(z01), ZipX(zx01), TAR, TGZ, 7Z(7z.001), LZH, ISO, EXE(e01).

    And extraction only:
    RAR(part1.rar, r01), ACE, AES, ALZ, APK, ARJ, BH, BIN, BZ, BZ2, CAB, EGG, GZ, J2J, JAR, IMG, IPA, ISZ, LHA, LZMA, PMA, TBZ, TBZ2, TGZ, TLZ, TXZ, UDF, WAR, WIM, XPI, XZ, Z.

    Users can create self-extracting files (.EXE) and multi-volume (split) archives files.

    The main advantage of this program is supporting Unicode file system.

    Non-English characters in file names will be displayed properly and it will be extracted without breaking international characters.

    In addition, 'High Speed Archiving and Fast Drag & Drop function' will allow you to increase the archiving speed dramatically.

    Optional archive encryption using ZipCrypto and AES 256.

    It is available in 40 languages.

     

  • 7-Zip icon

    7-Zip

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    The main features of 7-Zip

    High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
    Supported formats:
    Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
    Unpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.
    For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
    Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats
    Self-extracting capability for 7z format
    Integration with Windows Shell
    Powerful File Manager
    Powerful command line version
    Plugin for FAR Manager
    Localizations for 87 languages

    7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.

     

  • VirtualBox icon

    VirtualBox

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris Website

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

    Virtualbox is available in 28 languages.

     

  • Vagrant icon

    Vagrant

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD VirtualBox ... VMware Workstation VMware Fusion FreeBSD Website

    Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases development/production parity, and makes the "works on my machine" excuse a relic of the past.

     

  • GitLab icon

    GitLab

    Free Open Source Linux Web BSD Self-Hosted Ruby ... Cloudron Website

    GitLab is a on-premise or hosted Git repository management tool. It also includes code reviews, issue tracking, wikis, and continuous integration.

     

  • Steam icon

    Steam

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the worlds most popular games. Steam is set apart from its peers in terms of functionality primarily by its residency in the system tray, and the desktop tasks that the client software performs to make use of that position.

     

  • WinMerge icon

    WinMerge

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com Website

    WinMerge is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

     

    • Discontinued Works smoothly on Windows 8.1, but the last version, 2.14.0, was released on February 3rd, 2013. https://alternativeto.net/software/winmerge-2011/ is an updated fork of the project.
  • Beyond Compare icon

    Beyond Compare

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Website

    Beyond Compare allows you to compare files and folders. By using simple, powerful commands you can focus on the differences you're interested in and ignore those you're not. You can then merge the changes, synchronize your files, and generate reports for your records.

    You can compare entire drives and folders at high speed, checking just sizes and modified times. Or, thoroughly verify every file with byte-by-byte comparisons. FTP sites and zip files are integrated seamlessly, so you can update your website with the touch of a button.

     

  • MadVR icon

    MadVR

    Free Windows Linux Website

    MadVR uses your GPU to perform resolution upscaling, chroma upscaling, and all kinds of other video rendering enhancements that can significantly improve video quality. It can be used with a few different video players such as MPC-HC and PotPlayer.

     

  • waifu2x

    Free Web Website

    Image Super-Resolution [upscaling] for Anime-style [low detail] art or images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks.

    Web App
    Online web app [using the same library] provided at http://waifu2x.udp.jp/ .

    Command Line Program
    Command line tool with integrated software library to upscale images and apply post processing. Utilizes either CPU (extremely slow and resource intensive) or Nvidia GPU (fast with CUDA acceleration) for upscaling.

     

  • MediaCoder icon

    MediaCoder

    Freemium Windows Website

    MediaCoder is a free universal batch media transcoder, which nicely integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution. With a flexible and extendable architecture, new codecs and tools are added in constantly as well as supports for new devices.

    MediaCoder is available in various editions:
    Audio Edition, Device Editions (for iDevice, PSP, MP3/MP4 Players and 3GP mobile phones), Full Edition, NT CUDA Edition and CLI Version.

     

  • CrystalDiskInfo icon

    CrystalDiskInfo

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com Website

    CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which supports S.M.A.R.T.

    It shows the health status much more clearly than similar tools.

    The "Function / Graph" is especially interesting for the "Reallocated Sectors Count".
    If it increases over time or is very high already, the hard drive may need to be replaced. More than 30 languages.

     

  • Caesium icon

    Caesium

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android Website

    Caesium Image Compressor lets you compress your pictures up to 90% without visible quality loss. Providing a simple yet effective interface with a real-time preview and multiple image processing at the same time, everyone will be able to reach the best result. Advanced users will find extra features, like metadata storing options or folder structure support.

    FEATURES

    • Resize your pictures up to 90% preserving the file format. The software use an intelligent file compressing method.
    • Batch processing. Compress in a few second as pictures as you like.
      Most common file format are supported. (JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF, WMF)
    • Easy preview, with a twin picture box that display the final result with a button.
    • Picture-by-picture compression level. You can set every single compression level at every picture.
    • Compression level an be set with an easy slider.
    • Drag&Drop. Drop your pictures directly into the list.
    • Rename all files with a custom suffix.

     

  • CrystalDiskMark icon

    CrystalDiskMark

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com Website

    CrystalDiskMark is a small HDD benchmark utility for your hard drive that enable you to rapidly measure sequential and random read/write speeds.

     

  • Listary icon

    Listary

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com Windows Explorer Website

    Listary is an excellent enhancement utility for list controls used everywhere: Windows Explorer, Task Manager, Registry Editor, and innumerable third-party applications.
    It searches folders, files or anything else as-you-type. Autocomplete, masks, hotkeys, regular expressions (pro version only) are good time-saving features.

    Are Clumsy File Management
    Systems Slowing Down Your
    Workflow?
    Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows
    that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!

    With Listary you’ll never have to go through the tedious process of browsing through folders, looking for the right file names and hunting through Windows’ limited menus ever again.

    Listary puts smart search technology at your fingertips so you can keep working without dealing with cumbersome native Windows navigation.

    With a lightweight interface that doesn’t bog your system down and strain system resources, Listary puts Windows Explorer on steroids.

    For power users, Listary integrates with your favorite tools such as Total Commander, Directory Opus, XYplorer, Xplorer2, WinRAR, FileZilla and many more!

    With just a few clicks you can quickly and easily:

    Search the entire disk drive from any window or folder
    Quickly find any file you need with a few short key strokes
    Instantly find & launch programs with a quick keyboard command
    Copy or move files to any folder from any folder with easy context menu commands
    Open a file with a specific program from anywhere
    Instantly jump from file manager to a target folder with a simple key command
    Create a Favorites list of commonly used files and apps for fast access
    Right-Click any search result for a robust Action+Context menu
    Quickly browse your recent app and file history to continue working where you left off
    Search the web with Listary’s keyword query engine

    And many more features…
    All With Simple Key Commands Or The Click Of A Mouse!