Windows Utilities


  • Duplicate File Detective

    Commercial Windows Website

    Duplicate File Detective uses state-of-the-art file content analysis technology to show you exactly where your duplicate files are (even when the file names are different). You can search multiple folders, drives, removable storage devices, even network shares - all in a single pass. Then move, zip, or remove duplicate files safely with assistance from our innovative SmartMark duplicate file selection system

     

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  • RecentX

    Commercial Windows Website

    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

     

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  • Right-Click Extender

    Free Windows Website

    Right-Click Extender will allow you to add or remove the following additional options to a File, Folder, Computer and Desktops Right Click Context Menu.

     

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  • FileMenu Tools

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer Website

    FileMenu Tools lets you customize the context (right-click) menu of Windows Explorer. The application adds built-in utilities to perform operations on files and folders and adds customized commands that let users run external applications, copy/move to a specific folder or delete specific file types. With FileMenu Tools, you also can customize the "Send to..." submenu and enable/disable context-menu commands added by other applications.
    Many very useful additional functions:
    create symbolic-Links, sync folders with file-deletion in both directions, show the folder-size of all subfolders

     

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  • QTTabBar

    Free Windows Windows Explorer Website

    QTTabBar is an extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser. It comes with a number of nifty features including a favorites function for launching folders and applications, groupings of folders that can be opened together, tooltip preview functions for a number of file types, and others. It is also highly customizable and hotkey-enabled.

    QTTabBar was written by a Japanese developer known as “Quizo” (hence the name QTTabBar) but because of lack of time, he gave the project over to Paul Accisano.
    Actually "Quizo" was resumed development.
    Open source branch of QTTabBar: http://qttabbar.sourceforge.net/

     

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  • Duplicate Cleaner

    Freemium Windows Website

    Duplicate Cleaner is a tool for finding and removing duplicate files from your computer or network drives; It is intended to be used on user content - documents, photos, images, music, but can be used to scan any type of files. .

     

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  • Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder

    Commercial Windows Website

    Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder will find fast all similar and duplicate pictures and photos in a folder and its sub folders. Visual Similarity Duplicate Image Finder uses advanced algorithms to find duplicate photos in a way that a human does. Due to that fact it can find duplicate images even if they are in different image formats, different bit depth and image sizes. You can specify a percent of image similarity that will be used during the scan. Using the similarity percentage level you can broaden your results or you can specify exact match varying only in image format and/or size. When the scan process is finished the program shows you all the duplicate images in groups and can automatically mark the smaller resolution and/or smaller file size images for deletion. With a couple of mouse clicks you can get rid of all duplicate images and save valuable disk space. It supports most popular image formats, has an intuitive user interface and is well documented. Due to its innovative and optimized algorithms it is the fastest and the most precise product of this type on the market. It allows you to process huge amount of images in less time.

     

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  • FastKeys

    Commercial Windows Website

    Text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete, mouse gestures, macro recorder, clipboard manager and more.

     

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  • Duplicate Sweeper

    Commercial Windows Website

    Duplicate Sweeper can quickly find and remove duplicate files on your PC. The free program demo lets you scan your computer for duplicate documents, images, contacts, music and other files. The amount of duplicate files on your hard drive could come as a bit of a surprise, Duplicate Sweeper will show you these and let you choose which ones you wish to remove safely. The first step in using Duplicate Sweeper is to select which folders on your PC you wish the program to search for duplicates in. You can drag and drop your folders into Duplicate Sweeper, or search popular folders like Documents, Pictures, Contacts and more. Duplicate Sweeper will display the duplicate files found in your selected folders. A summary of the duplicate files is shown ordered by total file size, so you can see what is taking up your disk space at a glance. For each duplicate set, you can automatically select to keep the newest or oldest file. This selection can be made on individual groups of files, for file types or for all the duplicate groups found. Duplicate Sweeper also lets you preview the selected duplicate files. Removing duplicates can then be performed by simply clicking on "Recycle Duplicates" and these files will be moved to the Recycle Bin.

     

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  • SageThumbs

    Free Windows Windows Explorer Website

    SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer by using Pierre-e Gougelet's GFL library (XnView's author).

    Features

    Extended thumbnail image view of Explorer folder
    Thumbnail image in explorer context menu (right-click menu)
    Extended info tips
    Support 162 image formats (224 extensions) via GFL Library
    Support additional 26 image formats via XnView plugins (if installed)
    Send by mail support
    One-click conversion to popular image formats support
    Wallpaper selection support
    Copy to clipboard support

     

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  • Actiona

    Free Windows Linux Website

    Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

    You don't need to know any programming language to use it: its intuitive interface allows you to create action lists (scripts) using drag & drop.

    Advanced users can use JavaScript (EcmaScript) to extend its functionality.

    Actiona is free software and runs under Windows and GNU/Linux. Binaries are available for Windows and Ubuntu for both 32 and 64 bits.

    The program is developed in C++ and uses the Qt framework.

     

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  • Right Click Enhancer

    Freemium Windows Website

    Right Click Enhancer gives you power to control the right click menu everyone uses. Right Click Enhancer allows yo to edit your right click menu in the way you want. Now with help of this wonderful tool you can add some good stuffs to your right click context menu.

     

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  • Windows Layout Manager

    Free Windows Website

    What I'm using for my windows and layout management is the Window Layout Manager, or WiLMA for short (hey, as developers we're allowed to invent a dozen new acronyms each day and we like that little perk!). The following page provides a more detailed outline of what the Window Layout Manager does and how I use it. The Window Layout Manager is a small 500K application, written in C# and using The .NET framework 2.0 and higher, using a lot of imports from user32.dll and avoids any unsafe code. But I bet you could care less about THAT. :-)

     

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  • Dupscout

    Freemium Windows Website

    DupScout is a powerful, fast and easy-to-use duplicate files finder utility allowing one to detect and cleanup duplicate files on local disks, networked computers and NAS storage devices. Users are provided with multiple product versions ranging from an easy-to-use free version to an enterprise-grade version capable of detecting and removing duplicates in an automatic and unattended mode.

     

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  • Rename Expert

    Commercial Windows Website

    With Rename Expert you can quickly and easily rename files and folders. The program offers a variety of useful features to create meaningful names. For instance, you can automatically rename files using metadata (e.g., Exif and IPTC information to rename photos or ID3 tags to rename MP3 files). With this all-in-one renaming solution, it is possible to simultaneously rename folders along with subfolders and files (incl. network support). In addition to renaming, files can also be moved into subfolders whose naming is based on metadata (e.g., the shooting date of photos, image dimensions, artist or album of audio files). Rename Expert lets you easily number files and folders, shorten long file names, rename file extensions and much more. Additionally, lists, CSV files or even the file content can be used for renaming files and folders. All changes are shown in real-time and are checked for errors (e.g., duplicate or empty name) to avoid possible conflicts. If you made a mistake, the previous names can be recovered using the Undo and Redo feature. All renaming actions can be saved as template for future reuse. With Rename Expert, meaningless file names are a thing of the past!

     

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  • JPEGView

    Free Windows PortableApps.com Website

    JPEGView is a small and fast viewer/editor for JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF and TIFF images. On-the-fly image processing is provided - allowing to adjust typical parameters as sharpness, color balance, contrast and local under-/overexposure.

     

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  • Pulover’s Macro Creator

    Free Windows Website

    Pulover’s Macro Creator is a Free Automation Tool and Script Generator. It is based on Small AutoHotkey iconAutoHotkey language and provides users with multiple automation functions, as well as a built-in recorder.

     

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  • Easy Context Menu

    Free Windows Windows Explorer Website

    Easy Context menu is a Freeware portable utility that includes useful tweaks for the context menus.

     

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  • Quick Macros

    Commercial Windows Website

    Quick Macros automates repetitive tasks, even the most complex. Your macros can press keys, click buttons, links, menu items, on-screen images and other UI objects, manage windows, run and manage files, wait for various events, show dialogs, send/receive internet files and email, automate web pages, get/set text of UI objects, process text/HTML/XML/CSV, automate Excel, use databases, and many more. Creating macros is easier with the mouse/kayboard recorder, tool dialogs, tools to capture various objects and images, intellisense, dialog editor, debugger. To run macros you can use hotkeys, autotext, mouse, window, schedule and other triggers, create pop-up menus and toolbars. Quick Macros can add your toolbars to any window, auto-close annoying popup windows, auto-complete or correct text as you type, remap keys, convert your macros to independent .EXE programs, run from a USB drive. More functions can be created with the QM programming language that supports user-defined types, classes, COM, DLL functions, embedded VBScript/C#/VB.NET/C scripts, and everything for programming even at Windows API level.

     

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  • AllDup

    Free Windows Website

    AllDup is a freeware tool for searching and removing file duplicates on your Windows computer. The fast search algorithm find duplicates of any file type, e.g., text, pictures, music or movies.

     

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  • WinAutomation

    Commercial Windows Website

    WinAutomation is the most advanced Windows Automation app, featuring a Macro Recorder and a Web Recorder.

    With WinAutomation you can teach your computer to perform your repetitive tasks automatically.

    Some of the tasks you can automate with WinAutomation:

    • Automatically fill and submit web forms with data from local files.
    • Web Scraping and data extraction from any web page into Excel or text files.
    • Prerecord mouse clicks and keystrokes via auto clicker, mouse recorder and keyboard macro recorder sent to any desktop application.
    • Retrieve and parse your emails and update a database with the data contained in the emails.
    • Copy, move, edit, rename, compress, uncompress and manage files and folders in any possible way.
    • Automate your FTP transfers: Download and upload files or entire folders at schedule.

     

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  • AquaSnap

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com Website

    Too many windows on your screen? Stop wasting your productivity. AquaSnap brings new easy and efficient ways to manage multiple applications.

     

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  • MysticThumbs

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer Website

    MysticThumbs generates thumbnails of many image types not natively supported by Windows. It does this transparently and in the background for Explorer so you don't have to run a separate application to preview your images. It is a native Windows Explorer plugin which means you don't have to do anything other than install it. This means you don't have any new interfaces to learn, think about or otherwise deal with. It also comes with QuickView - like a make click to see a preview of your image and its data.

    MysticThumbs has a fully configurable control panel where you can adjust thumbnail generation options and icon overlays, with options like transparency, thumbnail borders, scaling, embedded thumbnail selection and more. Compound file support for files such as HTML, Maya and EML that use external files to make a complete image. Options are controlled on a file type / extension level or if required on specific files through context menu control in Explorer.

     

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  • TidyTabs

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com Website

    TidyTabs is a tool that brings tabbed browsing to all your programs. Ever wanted to have Chrome-style tabs in Windows Explorer, Microsoft Office or PuTTY? TidyTabs does just that. It integrates nicely with the OS and you will feel like the multi-tab functionality is a core part of Windows.

    TidyTabs has been designed to interoperate nicely with AquaSnap, from the same author. Tabbed groups created with TidyTabs can easily be snapped, docked and tilled thanks to AquaSnap. Both tools are in fact very complementary and can permit you to achieve a major productivity boost.

    Key features:

    • Add tabs to every windows
    • Possibility to group windows from different applications
    • Possibility to exclude applications (blacklist or whitelist)
    • Tab reordering
    • Tab renaming
    • Automatic updates

     

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  • Auslogics Duplicate File Finder

    Free Windows Website

    Daily computer activity inevitably leads to accumulating duplicate files on your computer, especially if you are an active PC user. Auslogics Duplicate File Finder will find and delete duplicate files so you won’t experience lack of free disk space!

     

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  • WindowGrid

    Free Windows Website

    WindowGrid is a modern window management program that allows the user to quickly and easily layout their windows on a dynamic grid.
    WindowGrid gives functionality to the normally useless right mouse button when moving a window. Doing this will enable the grid snap mode.

    FEATURES

    • Simple to control
    • Portable and Installable
    • Works with aerosnap
    • Unintrusive
    • Grid overlay can be customised (dimensions, opacity and color)
    • Can auto update
    • Supports Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10
    • Supports x86 and x64
    • Written in C# and C++
    • Low memory usage

     

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  • SpaceMonger

    Commercial Windows Website

    SpaceMonger is a treemapping tool for hard disks and file systems.

    Scan, map and manage PC, network and cloud storage
    Copy, move and delete files to free up storage space
    Locate large files and folders quickly with Treemap visuals
    Find files by size, type and custom criteria with flexible search
    Take clean-up actions on dynamically built file lists

     

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  • Xinorbis

    Free Windows Website

    Xinorbis is a completely FREE, powerful Windows-based data storage analyser for single users or network administrators. Provides an instant visual display of the contents of a hard disk, single or multiple directories. Output reports to XML, CSV, HTML or plain ASCII.

    Features:

    analyse a single drive, folder or merge several together in one report

    view file distribution by file type, location, attributes, size, user (owner) and date/time

    in-built powerful search engine (+ save results to a file or clipboard)

    find duplicate files (either by name or size)

    save reports and tables for later comparison or for inclusion in other documents

    shell support, scan a directory through Windows Explorer

    use XinorbisCOM via the command line to update the File History archive through batch files

    updated regularly

     

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  • 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.

     

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  • Easy Duplicate Finder

    Commercial Mac Windows Website

    Easy Duplicate File Finder is a powerful tool that helps you to find and remove duplicate files from your PC or Mac.

    Features:

    • Delete duplicates automatically in three easy steps
    • Flexible search algorithms for different types of duplicates including comparison by content, music tags mode, and search for duplicate Outlook and Mac Mail emails;
    • Live Preview for better file management;
    • Undo button for emergency file recovery;
    • iTunes, iPhoto and Windows Media Library integration;
    • Protection for system files and folders;
    • Flexible results management

    The trial version allows unlimited scanning and can be used to delete 10 duplicate groups.

     

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  • AutoHotkey

    Free Windows Website

    AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Windows that allows users to easily create small to complex scripts for all kinds of tasks such as: form fillers, auto-clicking, macros, etc.

     

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  • Restore Point Creator

    Free Windows Website

    Restore Point Creator simplifies the way users create system restore points with the help of Windows' default features, putting additional handy options at their disposal such as a task scheduler.

     

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