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Git for Windows v2.30.2 New

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
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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 New

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
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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 New

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 New

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 New

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
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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

pandoc v2.11.4 New

Package Tool

pandoc is a command-line tool to convert documents from from one markup format to another (asciidoc, beamer, biblatex, bibtex, commonmark, context, creole, csljson, csv, docboo, docx, dokuwiki, dzslides, epub, fb2, gfm, haddock, html, icml, ipynb, jats, jira, json, latex, man, markdown, mediawiki, ms, muse, odt, opendocument, org, pdf, plain text, pptx, revealjs, rst, rtf, s5, slideous, slidy, t2t, tei, texinfo, textile, tikiwiki, twiki, vimwiki, xwiki, zimwiki). It includes a powerful system for automatic citations and bibliographies. There are many ways to customize pandoc to fit your needs, including a template system and a powerful system for writing filters.

Use cases: convert text
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Runs on:Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
License: GNU GPLv2 FOSS
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice.
What's new? See:
https://pandoc.org/releases.html#revision-history-for-pandoc

ExifTool v12.16 New

Package Tool

ExifTool is a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta information in a wide variety of files. ExifTool supports many different metadata formats including EXIF, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, PDF, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP and ID3, Lyrics3, as well as the maker notes of many digital cameras by Canon, Casio, DJI, FLIR, FujiFilm, GE, GoPro, HP, JVC/Victor, Kodak, Leaf, Minolta/Konica-Minolta, Motorola, Nikon, Nintendo, Olympus/Epson, Panasonic/Leica, Pentax/Asahi, Phase One, Reconyx, Ricoh, Samsung, Sanyo, Sigma/Foveon and Sony.

ExifToolGUI is a portable tool for viewing/editing metadata.

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Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL FOSS
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch exiftool(-k).exe to read the application documentation, drag-and-drop files and folders to view meta information, or rename to exiftool.exe for command-line use.
What's new? See:
https://exiftool.org/history.html

QPDF v10.1.0

Package Tool

Application package that enables developers to easily view, analyze and modify the structure of a PDF file such as merge, split, overlay/underlay, rotate etc. QPDF is also capable of creating linearized (also known as web-optimized) files and encrypted files.

Category:
Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Dependencies: libgcc_s_seh-1.dll, libstdc++-6.dll, libwinpthread-1.dll
Unicode support: Yes
License: Apache License 2.0 FOSS
Similar/alternative apps: PDFtk Server
What's new? See:
http://qpdf.sourceforge.net/files/qpdf-manual.html#ref.release-notes

MS-DOS Player v30

Package Tool

A MS-DOS emulator for Win32-x64 systems. 16bit MS-DOS compatible commands can be executed on a Win32-x64 environment.
This emulator inherits the environment variables from the host Windows, and a target command can access the host's file path directly.
Execute 16bit MS-DOS compatible commands on a 64bit Windows system without the need to copy any files to/from a virtual machine (VMware, Virtual PC, XP mode, or others).

  • This emulator DOES NOT support Win16 execution files.
  • This emulator DOES NOT support graphic/sound hardwares and DOES NOT aim to support game softwares. Use DOSBox for this purpose.

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Runs on:Win7 / Win8 / Win10
License: GPL FOSS
Similar/alternative apps: DOSBox

Blat v3.2.22

Package Tool

Blat - A command line utility that sends email using SMTP or post to usenet using NNTP.

Use cases: send emails
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Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
License: Public domain FOSS
Similar/alternative apps: CMail, SwithMail