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(April 2017)

64-bit (x64) native only

Programs listed alphabetically

Version 1.6, release date: April 21, 2017
In Windows, you can use Windows Firewall to block or unblock certain applications, but it doesn't offer an easy-to-use interface for its advanced features. Fab (Firewall App Blocker) makes the process very easy! Simply drag and drop the application you wish to block into the FAB window, or browse the hard disk to find it. That’s it!

Version, release date: April 15, 2017
Geek Uninstaller is a handy and reliable application designed to help users to remove programs installed on the system. Unlike other uninstallers, Geek Uninstaller performs in-depth scan processes and cleans your PC of what's left after uninstallation. Single EXE runs flawlessly on both 32 and 64-bit Windows 7/8/XP/Vista. When running on x64 Windows GeekUninstaller is running as a native 64-bit application.

Version 3.49-1, release date: April 1, 2017
It allows you to download a WWW site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer. HTTrack arranges the original site's relative link-structure. Simply open a page of the 'mirrored' website in your browser, and you can browse the site from link to link, as if you were viewing it online. HTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads. HTTrack is fully configurable, and has an integrated help system.

Version 5.50, release date: April 4, 2017
A powerful system information tool for Windows 64-bit.
- Comprehensive hardware information
- System health monitoring (Thermal, Voltage, Fan, Power)
- Table, Logfile, Graph, Tray, Gadget, LG LCD reporting
- Text, CSV, XML, HTML, MHTML report formats
- Periodical updates.

Version 11.0.0, release date: April 22, 2017
MKVcleaver is a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for MKVToolnix, designed to extract data from MKV (Matroska Video) files. Matroska or MKV is a multimedia container format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file, complete with menu systems similar to that of DVDs. MKVcleaver allows you to extract these tracks: video, audio, subtitles, chapters etc. that contain in an MKV file.

Version 3.2.7, release date: April 12, 2017
Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. Ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users. Ocenaudio supports VST (Virtual Studio Technology) plugins, giving its users access to numerous effects. Like the native effects, VST effects can use real-time preview to aide configuration.

Version 4.0.16, release date: April 16, 2017
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.
Paint.NET will automatically run in 64-bit mode if possible. You must have a 64-bit capable CPU and an x64 edition of Windows.

Unreal Commander
Version 3.57.1215, release date: April 30, 2017
Unreal Commander is freeware file manager for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.
Features: Two-panel interface; UNICODE support; Extended search of files; Multi-rename tool; Synchronization of directories; Support of archives ZIP, 7Z, RAR, CAB, WIM, TAR, GZ, TGZ, LHA, ARJ; Built-in FTP client; Thumbnail mode; Folder tabs; Support of WLX/WCX/WDX plugins; Build-in viewer and quick view function; Network support; Drag and Drop; History and Hotlist functions; Copy/move/delete files background mode; Deleting files with WIPE; Background pictures support; Visual styles: color categories of files, fonts for all interface elements; and more.

Version 1.48, release date: April 25, 2017
WifiChannelMonitor is a utility for Windows that captures wifi traffic on the channel you choose, using Microsoft Network Monitor capture driver in monitor mode, and displays extensive information about access points and the wifi clients connected to them. WifiChannelMonitor also allows you to view the information about wifi clients that are not connected to any access points, including the list of SSIDs (network names) that they are trying to connect.

Version 2.2.6, release date: April 12, 2017
Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
- Deep inspection of hundreds of protocols, with more being added all the time
- Live capture and offline analysis
- Standard three-pane packet browser
- Multi-platform: Runs on Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many others
- Captured network data can be browsed via a GUI, or via the TTY-mode TShark utility
- The most powerful display filters in the industry
- Rich VoIP analysis
- Read/write many different capture file formats: tcpdump (libpcap), Pcap NG, Catapult DCT2000, Cisco Secure IDS iplog, Microsoft Network Monitor, Network General Sniffer® (compressed and uncompressed), Sniffer® Pro, and NetXray®, Network Instruments Observer, NetScreen snoop, Novell LANalyzer, RADCOM WAN/LAN Analyzer, Shomiti/Finisar Surveyor, Tektronix K12xx, Visual Networks Visual UpTime, WildPackets EtherPeek/TokenPeek/AiroPeek, and many others
- Capture files compressed with gzip can be decompressed on the fly
- Live data can be read from Ethernet, IEEE 802.11, PPP/HDLC, ATM, Bluetooth, USB, Token Ring, Frame Relay, FDDI, and others (depending on your platfrom)
- Decryption support for many protocols, including IPsec, ISAKMP, Kerberos, SNMPv3, SSL/TLS, WEP, and WPA/WPA2
- Coloring rules can be applied to the packet list for quick, intuitive analysis
- Output can be exported to XML, PostScript, CSV, or plain text.

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