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(June 2014)

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Areca Backup
Version 7.4.7, release date: June 16, 2014
Areca Backup is a file backup tool written in java. It supports data compression and encryption, incremental backup, file history explorer and many other features. Areca Backup also includes a transaction mechanism which guarantees your backups' integrity. As an additional security measure areca also features a backup simulation module. Two user interfaces are available: a command-line interface (useful for backup process automation) and a graphical user interface (useful for general administration tasks).

Version 2.71, release date: June 26, 2014
Blender is an open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback.

Version 1.6.5, release date: June 17, 2014
grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use regular expressions to do its job. This allows to do much more powerful searches and replaces.

Version 1.02, release date: June 18, 2014
IsMyHdOK is a small program but effective solution to easily check the Prefomance of a Windows Volume eg. Partition!
- Very small program
- Suitable for SSD and HD and other drives
- Benchmark
- Arbitrary Test Time: Quick Test (~ 15 sec), Short Test (~ 30 sec), Long test (~ 60 sec), Very long test (~ 4 min)
- Drive Compare Charts.

Version 2.12, release date: June 23, 2014
MyEventViewer is a simple alternative to the standard event viewer of Windows. As oppose to Windows event viewer, MyEventViewer allows you to watch multiple event logs in one list, as well as the event description and data are displayed in the main window, instead of opening a new one. Also, with MyEventViewer you can easily select multiple event items and then save them to HTML/Text/XML file, or copy them to the clipboard (Ctrl+C) and then paste them into Excel.

Version 1.56, release date: June 16, 2014
OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access, file postion, the process that opened the file, and more... Optionally, you can also close one or more opened files, or close the process that opened these files.

Version 1.1.5, release date: June 25, 2014
Slic3r is the tool for converting a digital 3D model into printing instructions for your 3D printer. It cuts the model into horizontal slices (layers), generates toolpaths to fill them and calculates the amount of material to be extruded. It features Print beautiful colored objects, or use your secondary extruder to build support material, reads STL, AMF and OBJ files while it can output G-code and SVG files, download, double click and enjoy, you can choose to print a thicker infill to benefit from low layer heights on perimeters and still keep your print time within a reasonable amount, and manage multiple printers, filaments and build styles.

SoftPerfect Network Search Engine
Version 2.0.3, release date: June 27, 2014
An efficient search engine is vital if the full potential of your medium sized corporate network is to be realized. Ideally, you or your users should be able to find that important document or file almost instantly. We offer a free solution: a self-contained index-based network search engine that indexes all shared files in your local area network and provides users with the ability to locate necessary files within a few seconds. It returns blazingly fast search results to your users, even when large numbers of shared files and folders are present.

Version 1.01, release date: June 18, 2014
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 1.10.8, release date: June 12, 2014
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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