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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

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
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS
How to extract: See parent package(s) or port(s).
What's new? Upstream version changelog at
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Midas on 2021-02-11 20:45

Upstream v1.21 released 2021-01-09 (changelog at

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cURL 7.75.0 New


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
License: Freeware/Open Source FOSS
What's new? Full changelog at

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
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:

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
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:

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.

Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Unicode support: Yes
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: