Sometimes it's necessary to create a lot of test files, or just a few but very big ones. Or you need a thousand folders with a thousand files in each of them to test with your application. FileTool can do that for you. Or you need to lock files to test how your application behaves if it can not access those files. FileTool can do that for you too.
Program for receiving information about Windows errors, enter the error code and get the error description. Can work with Windows codes, DirectX, NTSTATUS (Native API), WinInet, Device Manager, STOP (BSOD), RAS/VPN, Ip Helper library error codes.
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bin2img is a tool that converts regular (i.e. binary) files to the Portable Network Graphics format (PNG), which enables the user to upload these files to image hosting sites. Usually on these sites you only can upload images. Therefore the tool encodes the byte structure of a file to corresponding pixel colors. Important: The program is not intended to be used for sharing copyrighted and/or any kind of illegal files.
ConEmu (short for Console Emulator) is a console window (terminal emulator) and tabbed environment for Windows. ConEmu presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with tabs, status bar and other features.
RapidCRC is an open source CRC/MD5/SHA hashing program. It supports to allow writing of Unicode .sfv/.md5/.sha1/.sha256/.sha512 files which can be turned on/off through the settings page. Unicode sfv files are written as UTF-16LE with BOM or UTF-8 (with or without BOM), and RCRC now performs a codepage detection.
This is a tool to remap keys in the keyboard. But it can do lots more. You can associate a key or a combination of keys to:
- A program;
- A menu to run other programs;
- Sleep / hibernate the computer;
- Write a string.
One unique feature of this software is that if you have more than one keyboard or an additional keypad, you can remap the keys of the each keyboard independently.
WorldDesk allows you to carry your entire computer desktop around on any device, from a simple USB drive, to a smartphone or iPod. You can access all that you need anytime, any place. To get started just plug your device into a Windows PC and, without any installation, continue working like it is your machine. Think of WorldDesk as a home for all your apps, all of your files and all of your personal settings. Your WorldDesk apps run directly on the local machine without any installation. The WorldDesk environment is completely isolated from the host system keeping your work safe and secure.
OpenSaveFilesView is a simple tool that displays the list of files that you previously opened with the standard open/save dialog-box of Windows. For every file in the list, the following information is displayed: Filename, Extension, Order (The order that the files were opened for every file extension), Open Time (Available only for the last opened file of every file type), File Modified/Created Time, File Size, and File Attributes.
Coffee will keep your computer wide awake while your downloads or network transfers complete. Coffee prevents standby when your traffic speed on a selected network adapter is above the user configurable threshold.
This utility displays the list of opened windows on your system. For each window, some useful information is displayed: the title, the handle of window, location, size, class name, process number, the name of the program that created the window, and more... In addition, you can easily hide, show or close the selected windows, or save the windows list to text or HTML file.
RHash is a console utility for computing and verifying hash sums of files. It supports CRC32, MD4, MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA512, Tiger, DC++ TTH, BitTorrent BTIH, ED2K, AICH, GOST R 34.11-94, RIPEMD-160, HAS-160, EDON-R 256/512, Whirlpool and Snefru-128/256 algorithms. Hash sums are used to ensure and verify integrity of large volumes of data for a long-term storing or transferring. RHash can calculate Magnet links, output in a predefined (SFV, BSD-like) or user defined format, ability to process directories recursively, calculates several hash sums in one pass, and portability.
MD5 Checksum Tool
NoVirusThanks MD5 Checksum Tool is a free and easy to use application designed to allow users to generate the file checksum (MD5/SHA1 hash) of a file or string. It can be very useful to check if an executable file is legit, in other words, if it is the official release from the offical author. The hashing algorithms supported are: MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512.
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Each time that you run an application in your system, a Prefetch file which contains information about the files loaded by the application is created by Windows operating system. The information in the Prefetch file is used for optimizing the loading time of the application in the next time that you run it. WinPrefetchView is a small utility that reads the Prefetch files stored in your system and display the information stored in them. By looking in these files, you can learn which files every application is using, and which files are loaded on Windows boot.
FolderTimeUpdate is a simple tool for Windows that scans all files and folders under the base folder you choose, and updates the 'Modified Time' of every folder according the latest modified time of the files stored in it. This tool might be useful if, for example, you backup a cluster of folders and then restore them into another disk, but the backup program doesn't restore the original modified time of the folders.
Whirlpool File Checker
This file integrity checker uses Alternate Data Streams to store the hashes of your files. So, it only works on NTFS volumes. With that, you can rename, copy or move your files (to another NTFS volume) without losing the hashes, and without needing to do anything else. The Whirlpool algorithm is a strong 512-bit hash function. This tool uses an optimized implementation for 64-bit and SSE4.1 when available. Each folder is recursively processed. You can use drag-and-drop, mix files and folders, pause and resume.
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RunFromProcess is a command-line utility that allows you to run a program from another process that you choose. The program that you run will be executed as a child of the specified process and it'll run with the same user and security context of the specified parent process. If you want to run a program from a 64-bit process, you should use the x64 executable of RunFromProcess (RunFromProcess-x64.exe). In all other cases, you should use the 32-bit version of RunFromProcess (RunFromProcess.exe).
Bluetooth Driver Installer
This small freeware utility will try to install generic Microsoft driver for your bluetooth adapter. The program is based on a widely known method of patching %WinDir%\inf\bth.inf file. It works for most (but not all) bluetooth adapters, both USB dongles and built-in. Before making changes to your system the program automatically creates a restore point. If anything goes wrong you can use Windows System Restore feature to revert all changes made to your computer.
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FileBot is the ultimate tool for renaming your movies, tv shows or anime and downloading subtitles. It's smart, streamlined for simplicity and just works. FileBot supports Windows, Linux and Mac, plus there's a full-featured command-line interface for all sorts of automation.
You don't have to wait for your monitor to turn itself off. With a quick keystroke, BlackTop will put your monitor(s) to power save mode for you. This is especially handy when you know you're stepping away from your computer for an extended period of time. To turn off the monitor: Ctrl+Alt+B
QiPress is a Windows-only program that displays key presses on the screen. It is a portable application (no installation required, just plug-n-play). With ability to control which key-strokes to display, it is a must-have tool for live software product demos and screen-cast recordings. QiPress comes in two types: Free version (has most of the features required for on-screen key display) and Pro version (has some advanced functions).
BulkFileChanger is a small utility that allows you to create files list from multiple folders, and then make some action on them - Modify their created/modified/accessed time, change their file attribute (Read Only, Hidden, System), run an executable with these files as parameter, and copy/cut paste into Explorer.
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.
File Splitter and Joiner
Very nice multi-thread file splitter and joiner. It splits files of any type and size (larger than 4GB), selecting parts by size or parts number. Does not need to be installed. This program can even perform CRC32 file integrity checking, filename and date/time restoration.
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TreeCompare will compare two directories against each other. It can display differences or similarities between the two directories. You can also control the compare criteria such as times, size, and attributes. To compare two directories simply select or enter the two directories. Next enter the compare criteria in the options, then run the compare.
Run the context menu from the command line.
tcm64 [options] Item [Item 2]...
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Splitter is a free utility that can split any of your files into equal size files. A joiner is generated with each set of splitted files for easy joining. Main Features: Split any file into equal sized files in a click; Drag and drop for both file and destination folder is supported; Size can be specified in kB/MB/GB; Two type of joiners can be generated, exe type and bat type; When size is entered, it will tell you number of files that will be created.
Puran Shutdown Timer
Puran Shutdown Timer is a free utility that can help you shutdown various shutdown tasks on various events. This is an extremely flexible utility. Main Features: Schedule shutdown/restart/hibernate/log off/sleep/lock; You may also schedule opening of a web page or a file; You can schedule at a paticular time or after some time or at some day and time; You can schedule at start or termination of a process; You can schedule if there is no mouse/keyword input for some time; You can schedule on CPU and hard disk idle too.
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RunAsDate is a small utility that allows you to run a program in the date and time that you specify. This utility doesn't change the current system date and time of your computer, but it only injects the date/time that you specify into the desired application. You can run multiple applications simultaneously, each application works with different date and time, while the real date/time of your system continues to run normally.
Fix Shortcuts is a free utility that can help you find and fix or delete broken shortcuts on your computer. Main Features: Scan and delete broken shortcuts; Automatically fix all the broken shortcuts in a click; Fixing means changing the broken target path to a valid path; You can even manually fix any broken shortcut; ...
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FileM is project in [c#]/[.net4.0 Client profile] which allows to see what happens at definite directory or with definite files / extensions also it is able to monitor network directories as SMB. Simple - File Monitor. However FileM is standalone app and does not need admin permissions to stable work. Usage is extremely easy: set path, add options, configure and start. To see results just save or modify your files.
USBDLM (USB Drive Letter Manager) is a Windows service that gives control over Window's drive letter assignment for USB drives. Running as service makes it independent of the logged on user's privileges, so there is no need to give the users the privilege to change drive letters. It automatically solves conflicts between USB drives and network or subst drives of the currently logged on user. Furthermore you can define new default letters for USB drives and much more.
Don't Sleep is a small portable program to prevent system shutdown, Standby, Hibernate, Turn Off and Restart. It happens periodically that our computer shuts down, restarts, or hibernates when we really don't want it to. It's true that we could adjust the settings for these actions, but we don't always think to do that. But not only that, it also prevents login off the computer, and the deactivation of the monitor or activation of the screen saver. Of course you can also manually disable all the options and then activate again, but with Don't Sleep one can save now many hand moves and also save time! And it's easier than ever. Apart from the fact Don't Sleep has a timer that allows time control unblock, or shutdown the computer for a specified time.
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OfficeIns is a small utility that displays the details of all installed Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and so on...) add-ins on your computer, and allows you to disable/enable them. The main window of OfficeIns displays the list of all installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, and FrontPage.
HashMyFiles is small utility that allows you to calculate the MD5 and SHA1 hashes of one or more files in your system. You can easily copy the MD5/SHA1 hashes list into the clipboard, or save them into text/html/xml file. HashMyFiles can also be launched from the context menu of Windows Explorer, and display the MD5/SHA1 hashes of the selected file or folder.
BlueScreenView scans all your minidump files created during 'blue screen of death' crashes, and displays the information about all crashes in one table. For each crash, BlueScreenView displays the minidump filename, the date/time of the crash, the basic crash information displayed in the blue screen (Bug Check Code and 4 parameters), and the details of the driver or module that possibly caused the crash (filename, product name, file description, and file version). For each crash displayed in the upper pane, you can view the details of the device drivers loaded during the crash in the lower pane. BlueScreenView also mark the drivers that their addresses found in the crash stack, so you can easily locate the suspected drivers that possibly caused the crash.
With Extra Keys easily enter any accented characters commonly used for European languages such as French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Scandinavian. It will directly type into most other applications and also copies characters into the Windows clipboard. Only supports Western European languages with characters from the ANSI Latin-1 character set.
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Run-Command is a small, portable windows program and created as an alternative to the standard Windows Run-Dialog. In this program you will find a number of improvements e.g. the function run as administrator and add to favorites commands for frequently used commands. You can comfortably manage the favorites and grouping by command categories is also possible.
FASTMD5 uses very low CPU - MD5 / SHA1 / SHA256 / SHA384 / SHA / 512 hash. Can make a MD5 sample for SimplyMephis2004.ISO 689MB in 15,97 second.
WinApp_Manager is like the Linux package manager, but for Windows. WinApp_Manager is an easy-to-use application designed to enable you to update programs you already have installed. You will also be able to install other free programs using this handy and accessible application.
Milouz Market is a useful tool that was designed to provide you with a simple means of installing or removing software from your system. The program comes with a comprehensive list of applications that you can add to your system or update if any of them are already installed.
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Daanav Auto Run
Auto Run is a system utility to create startup applications. In order to add an application to Startup drag the icon from desktop or any other location in Windows Explorer to the application window and drop it on the utility. Once you have dropped an application icon or shortcut to the application window, it will be added to the system startup and a confirmation box will confirm the changes. You can anytime view or edit startup applications using the configuration utility from the software main window.
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The purpose of the program is that you can do various tests with these files, such as to test compression programs on their performance, or other programs, such as FTP programs to determine when the transmission of the data is compressed or not, or test the behavior of several files. Similarly, solid state drives, where data is compressed to increase performance.
The DataExplorer is an instrument that was specially developed to help the user gather, analyze and view data that comes from devices with a serial data or USB port. The application itself runs on several operating system with 32 or 64 bit processor and is enabled for national language support. Devices might be data logger, measurement devices, charging devices or similar. The DataExplorer is an instrument that was specially developed to help the user gather, analyze and view data that comes from devices with a serial data or USB port.
Tabspace is a small command line tool that converts tabs to spaces or spaces to tabs automatically in files. It also removes spaces at the end of lines. It works with ANSI, UTF8 and even UTF16 (on Windows mostly referred to as Unicode) files alike. The conversion is done so that the alignment always stays the same - the conversion does not simply replace the characters but uses an algorithm to find out how the replacement has to be done.
FileTypesMan is an alternative to the 'File Types' tab in the 'Folder Options' of Windows. It displays the list of all file extensions and types registered on your computer. For each file type, the following information is displayed: Type Name, Description, MIME Type, Perceived Type, Flags, Browser Flags, and more. FileTypesMan also allows you to easily edit the properties and flags of each file type, as well as it allows you to add, edit, and remove actions in a file type.
NewFileTime is a small but effective tool that provides you easy access to correct or manipulate any of the timestamps for any file and folder on your Windows system. Several files and/or folders can be modified at the same time.
MultiMonitorTool is a small tool that allows you to do some actions related to working with multiple monitors. With MultiMonitorTool, you can disable/enable monitors, set the primary monitor, save and load the configuration of all monitors, and move windows from one monitor to another. You can do these actions from the user interface or from command-line, without displaying user interface. MultiMonitorTool also provides a preview window, which allows you to watch a preview of every monitor on your system.
Aerofoil extends Vista and Windows 7 notebook battery life by:
- Allowing you to manually disable Aero Glass.
- Optionally managing Aero Glass user interface.
- Optionally managing sound muting.
- Optionally managing your chosen power plans.
- Optionally managing Windows Sidebar.
- Optionally showing a quick hibernate button.
- Changing icon colour to show whether on battery or AC.
FS Touch is a free 'touch' utility that allows you to change the time/date and/or attribute stamps on one or more files. In addition, FS Touch can add/subtract a specified number of seconds from the existing file time. You can specify which file(s) and/or subdirectories to change via 'complex file masks'. The program can be run from interactively or the command line.
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FileVerifier++ is a Windows application for verifying the integrity of files. FileVerifier supports various algorithms by means of dynamically loadable hash libraries. It is a pure C++ application and doesn't have any dependencies other than what comes with Windows. Permanent installation is not required and may be burned to a CD or used from a flash drive.
Hash Codes is a simple and easy to use application designed to enable users to hash data from keyboard, file or CD/DVD. This tool supports: Adler32, CRC32, CRC64, MD2, MD4, MD5, MD6, SHA-0, SHA-1, SHA-1-IME, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512, RIPEMD-128, RIPEMD-160, RIPEMD-256, RIPEMD-320 or Whirlpool algorithm.
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This program allows you to change the creation, modify and last accessing date and time of a file or the creation date and time of a folder. You can use this software in two ways. By download or install the executable file or install the shell extension for Windows Explorer. In this way it will appear the new property page in every properties of a file or folder. It's enought to select (or drag and drop into dialog) a file or folder. Set the new date and time and apply the changes. In case of selecting the folder the changes will apply only to files and folders inside this one. You can use a special edit field to make you own file filter.
It is a free tool to delete files blocked by something you do not know. LockHunter is useful for fighting against malware, and other programs that are blocking files without a reason. Unlike other similar tools it deletes files into the recycle bin so you may restore them if deleted by mistake.
Close All Windows
This program lets you close all running applications with just a single click. It doesn't use system resources because it only flashes a 'close' signal to all open applications on the desktop and then ceases. Just create a shortcut to the tool in the Start Menu, Quick Launch, Windows 7 Taskbar or elsewhere.
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StrokesPlus is a mouse gesture recognition program similar to StrokeIt. It is written in native Win32/x64 and does not require a hefty runtime like .NET, it only consumes 250-500k of RAM while running, utilizes Lua scripting for actions and provides a great deal of power and flexibility.
Right Click File Selector
Right Click File Selector is designed for HTPC using a keyboard with track ball or joystick. In this situation, it is difficult to select multiple files with the same extension name such as selecting all .mp3 files in order to play in a queue.
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Did you ever wonder what is inside a file. The FileScanner tool is capable to detect and decode several file formats even recursively. Data structures can be inspected in detail. Contained data can be exported. To run the software you need to have a Java 6 Runtime Environment installed.
BusDog is a handy tool which can help to diagnose many USB problems, from the very basic to the very complex. Just be aware that installation problems can disable all other USB devices, so only try the program if you've a system restore point available and are confident you know how to recover, should things go wrong. (For advanced users!).
Mousinity creates an infinity effect for your cursor when it reaches the edges of your screen. For example if you go to the top of your screen, your mouse will appear on the bottom, right-to-left, etc. This is especially useful for large screens.
Keyndicate visually displays the current state of the CapsLock, NumLock and ScrollLock key in the tray menu. When a bar is compressed means the key is not active and when expanded signifies the key is active. The order in which the bars are represented are from top to bottom, CapsLock, NumLock and ScrollLock.
A tiny, flexible, hard-working tool to automate sorting and organizing files and folders. When you need to organize files, DropIt can eliminate much of the drudgery of searching and manually opening folders and moving files around. You can configure DropIt to perform 9 different actions on your files and folders (Move, Copy, Compress, Extract, Rename, Open With, List, Delete and Ignore), filtering files by name, extension, location, size and/or date. You can even save sets of associations in profiles and associate a profile to each desired folder, to scan monitored folders at a defined time interval.
ProcessKO is a small useful tool to quickly kill a running or hanging process / program. It is not uncommon among developers or program-testers that the programs do not function properly or that you can not even close the programs (using the Taskmanager) usually it's always the same candidates.
Swap'em permits to swap the names of two files or folders by either dropping the items onto the application's interface or, to enjoy totally seamless name swapping, add Swap'em to the Explorer context menu and/or to the Send to menu. Swap'em is different from most name swapping utilities as this allows you to swap not just files or folders, but file and folder names. Therefore if you have a folder and file which you want to swap, then it's possible only with Swap'em.
TCC/LE is the free version of our basic Windows command shell (formerly known as 4NT), for students and home users. TCC/LE is a replacement for CMD (the default Windows command prompt). TCC/LE is a superset of the CMD commands, and works with your existing command prompt windows, command line applications, and batch files. But TCC/LE offers a big step up in capabilities, with 111 commands, 240 variables and functions, and thousands of features you won't find in CMD.
ClrMamePro is a so-called ROM-manager. If you use 'MAME' you know the problem. With every new release a lot has been changed. New gamesets have been added, some have been removed, etc. ClrMamePro helps you to keep your ROM collection up-to-date.
Gameplay Time Tracker
If you ever wondered how much time you spent on playing a particular video game then the Gameplay Time Tracker is the program for you. You will be able to use this software in order to find out how your game activity stacks up. Gameplay Time Tracker also allows you to find out what has taken the largest period of your life.
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ExtremeCopy is a Windows copy file utility which copy and move files and folders extremely fast and operation is simple, it can increase 20% ~ 120% speed up than Windows copy handler. It includs some powerful features such as pause copy process, error recovery and so on but as easy as Windows default copy handler.
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Shortcuts Search And Replace
Shortcuts Search And Replace allows to do easy operations on shortcuts like:
- Search for shortcuts target path, working directory, arguments, and icon location content
- Replace multiple shortcuts target path, working directory, arguments, and icon location content (useful if you move portable applications paths or directory)
- Search dead links, to resolve or delete them (multiple resolves/delete in one click).
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Directory Monitor allows users to monitor certain directories and will notify you of file changes, deletions, modifications, and new files.
Features: Monitor directories for file changes, modifications, deletions and new files; Monitor local directories or network shares (including hidden shares); Include/exclude filtering on files being monitored; Quickly tell if a directory is available and being monitored; Optionally execute an application when an event occurs; Balloon notifications whenever an event is fired; Auto updating, import/export and more.
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First, for those who do not know what NTFS Junctions (or hard links) are, they are links from one folder to another.
Move a folder to another drive and replace it with a junction point (hard link), making it so no path changes are required. This utilizes NTFS Junction points so works on W2K-Windows 7. Do NOT use without seeing warnings and cautions.
WARNING: Make backups of files first. Do NOT use MoveAndLink if you are NOT an ADVANCED user and make REGULAR and RELIABLE backups.
WirelessKeyDump is a console application (Command Prompt) that dumps the list of all wireless keys stored by the wireless networks module of Windows operating system.
On x64 systems, you must download and use the x64 version of this tool.
WirelessKeyDump doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files. In order to use it, simply run it inside a 'Command Prompt' window, and the wireless keys stored by Windows operating systems will be dumped into the console window.
NirCmd is a small command-line utility that allows you to do some useful tasks without displaying any user interface. By running NirCmd with simple command-line option, you can write and delete values and keys in the Registry, write values into INI file, dial to your internet account or connect to a VPN network, restart windows or shut down the computer, create shortcut to a file, change the created/modified date of a file, change your display settings, turn off your monitor, open the door of your CD-ROM drive, and more...
FastCopy is the Fastest Copy/Delete Software on Windows. It supports UNICODE and over MAX_PATH (260 byte) files pathnames. It automatically selects different methods according to whether Source and DestDir are in the same or different HDD.
How often have you tried to delete or rename a file or folder and got
Cannot delete file (or folder): It is being used by another person or program.?
Unlocker is a tool which will help you removing this Windows bug.
Simply right click the file or folder and select Unlocker. If the file or folder is locked then a window will appear with a list of processes locking the file or folder. Select the locks and click Unlock and you are done.
File Joiner (or .001 File Joiner) is a very simple and easy to use application that will combine split files (with extensions: .001, .002, .003, etc.) back into one file.
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IgorWare Hasher is a free SHA-1, MD5 and CRC32 hash generator for Windows.
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ProduKey is a small utility that displays the ProductID and the CD-Key of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007), Windows (Including Windows 7 and Windows Vista), Exchange Server, and SQL Server installed on your computer.