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Git for Windows v2.30.2

Package Tool Unix Port

Git is a version control system for tracking code changes in software development. Git for Windows allows users to work on existing Git projects and/or set up local repositories for their own projects.

Use cases: git client version control
Category:
Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: %USERPROFILE%\.config
Stealth: ? No
Path portability: No
License: GNU GPLv2 FOSS
How to extract: Download the file prefixed with PortableGit. Launch the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch either git-bash.exe or git-cmd.exe.
What's new? This version addresses CVE-2021-21300 (a bug that allows code injection during a clone from an untrusted source).

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Wget v1.20.3

Package Tool Unix Port

Wget is a non-interactive utility for downloading files using the HTTPS, HTTP and FTP protocols. It can resume interrupted downloads, use file name wild cards, supports proxies and cookies, and convert absolute links in downloaded documents to relative links.

Wget is a popular tool with multiple ports/implementations for Windows.

Wget2 is being developed (see https://gitlab.com/gnuwget/wget2).

Older versions available at:
v1.16.1: ezwinports.
v1.11.4: GnuWin.
v1.11.4: Gow.
v1.8.2: UnxUtils.

Use cases: download files download via ftp
Category:
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS
How to extract: See parent package(s) or port(s).
What's new? Upstream version changelog at http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9310.
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Midas on 2021-02-11 20:45

Upstream v1.21 released 2021-01-09 (changelog at http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9913).

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cURL 7.75.0

Tool

curl is a tool to transfer data from or to a server, using one of the supported protocols (DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP). The command is designed to work without user interaction. curl offers proxy support, user authentication, FTP upload, HTTP post, SSL connections, cookies, file transfer resume, Metalink, and more.

Use cases: download files download via ftp upload files upload via ftp
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License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS
What's new? Full changelog at https://curl.se/changes.html.

scrcpy V1.17

scrcpy provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access.

It focuses on:

  • lightness (native, displays only the device screen)
  • performance (30~60fps)
  • quality (1920×1080 or above)
  • low latency (35~70ms)
  • low startup time (~1 second to display the first image)
  • non-intrusiveness (nothing is left installed on the device)

scrcpy allows for screen recording directly form the desktop, which may prove really useful for tutorials and training.

Use cases: android mirror display android screen recording.
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Runs on:Win10
License: Apache License

youtube-dl v2021.01.24.1

Package Tool

youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube and many other sites. It is very up-to-date and typically responds very quickly to changes on the YouTube website which causes trouble for other downloaders.

Use cases: download video
Category:
Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)
Stealth: ? Yes. Can save cache to the user's profile, see more here.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Unlicense FOSS
How to extract: Download youtube-dl.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new? See:
https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/releases