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QPDF v10.6.3

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.

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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

ExifTool v12.41

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

pandoc v2.18

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

cURL 7.83.1

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.

youtube-dl v2021.12.17

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
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Hangar0 on 2021-12-16 14:47

new version 2021.12.17 .. .. (https://ytdl-org.github.io/youtube-dl/download.html)

Midas on 2022-05-30 12:26

"yt-dlp is a youtube-dl fork based on the now inactive youtube-dlc. The main focus of this project is adding new features and patches while also keeping up to date with the original project." See: https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp

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Git for Windows v2.36.1

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? See https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/releases/.

Yori [Yori]

Tool

Start a Yori shell instance.

Yori is a CMD replacement shell that supports backquotes, job control, and improves tab completion, file matching, aliases, command history, and more.

Part of Yori.

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License: MIT License FOSS

scrcpy V1.24

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
What's new? See https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy/releases.

Wget 1.21.3

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? Latest upstream changelog at http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9913.
Latest comments
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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Yori (Package) v1.70

Package

Yori is a collection of tools for Windows aimimg to replace the default (CMD) shell and many built-in and other commands.

It contains the following tools:

Assoc (yassoc): Display or edit file associations.
Cab (cab): Compresses files into CAB files or extracts files from CAB files.
Cal (ycal): Display a calendar.
CharMap (ycharmap): Displays a set of characters.
Clip (yclip): Manipulate clipboard state including copy and paste.
Clmp (clmp): Multi process compiler wrapper
Cls (ycls): Clears the console.
Co (yco): Displays file manager.
Compact (ycompact): Compress or decompress one or more files.
Copy (ycopy): Copies one or more files.
CpuInfo (ycpuinfo): Display cpu topology information.
Cshot (cshot): Captures previous output on the console and outputs to standard output.
Cut (ycut): Outputs a portion of an input buffer of text.
Cvtvt (cvtvt): Converts text with VT100 color escapes into another format.
Date (ydate): Outputs the system date and time in a specified format.
Df (ydf): Display disk free space.
Dir (ydir): Enumerate the contents of directories.
Du (ydu): Display disk space used within directories.
Echo (yecho): Outputs text.
Edit (yedit): Open a file for editing.
Env (yenv): Set environment state and execute a command.
Erase (yerase): Delete one or more files.
Err (yerr): Display error codes as strings.
Expr (yexpr): Evaluate simple arithmetic expressions.
FInfo (finfo): Output information about file metadata.
For (yfor): Enumerates through a list of strings or files.
FsCmp (fscmp): Test for file system conditions.
Get (yget): Fetches objects from HTTP and stores them in local files.
Grpcmp (grpcmp): Returns true if the user is a member of the specified group.
Hash (yhash): Hash a file.
Help (yhelp): Displays help for Yori.
HexDump (hexdump): Output the contents of one or more files in hex.
Hilite (hilite): Output the contents of one or more files with highlight on lines matching specified criteria.
Iconv (iconv): Convert the character encoding of one or more files.
IniTool (initool): Query or set values in INI files.
IntCmp (intcmp): Compare two integer values.
Kill (ykill): Terminate processes.
Lines (lines): Count the number of lines in one or more files.
Lsof (lsof): Determine which processes are keeping files open.
Mem (ymem): Display memory usage.
Mkdir (ymkdir): Creates directories.
Mklink (ymklink): Creates hardlinks, symbolic links, or junctions.
More (ymore): Output the contents of one or more files with paging and scrolling.
Mount (ymount): Mount or unmount an ISO disk.
Move (ymove): Moves or renames one or more files.
Nice (nice): Runs a child program at low priority.
OsVer (osver): Outputs the operating system version in a specified format.
Path (ypath): Converts relative paths into decomposable full paths.
Pause (ypause): Prompt the user to press any key before continuing.
ProcInfo (procinfo): Collects information about a running system process.
Ps (yps): Display process list.
ReadLine (readline): Inputs a line and sends it to output.
Repl (repl): Output the contents of one or more files with specified text replaced with alternate text.
Rmdir (yrmdir): Removes directories.
Scut (scut): Create, modify, display or execute Window shortcuts.
sdir (sdir): Colorful, sorted and optionally rich directory enumeration for Windows.
SetVer (setver): Runs a child program with an explicit Windows version.
Shutdown (yshutdn): Shutdown the system.
Sleep (sleep): Waits for a specified amount of time.
Split (ysplit): Split a file into pieces.
Sponge (ysponge): Read input into memory and output once all input is read, allowing the output to modify the source stream.
Start (ystart): Ask the shell to open a file.
StrCmp (strcmp): Compare two strings.
Stride (ystride): Output periodic contents of one or more files.
Sync (sync): Flush files, directories or volumes to disk.
Tail (tail): Output the final lines of one or more files.
Tee (tee): Output the contents of standard input to standard output and a file.
TimeThis (timethis): Runs a child program and times its execution.
Title (ytitle): Get or set the console window title.
Touch (touch): Create files or update timestamps.
Type (ytype): Output the contents of one or more files.
VhdTool (vhdtool): Manage VHD files.
Vol (yvol): Outputs storage volume information in a specified format.
Which (which): Searches a semicolon delimited environment variable for a file. When searching PATH, also applies PATHEXT executable extension matching.
WinInfo (wininfo): Return information about a window.
WinPos (winpos): Move or size application windows.
YDbg (ydbg): Debugs processes.
Yori (yori): Start a Yori shell instance; a CMD replacement shell.
Yui (yui): Display lightweight graphical UI.

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Runs on:WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Unicode support: Yes
License: MIT License FOSS
How to extract: Either run the installer or:

Download the CAB files and extract them into one folder (for 32-bit version, replace "amd64" with "win32"):
http://www.malsmith.net/download/?obj=yori/latest-stable/yori-core-amd64.cab
http://www.malsmith.net/download/?obj=yori/latest-stable/yori-typical-amd64.cab
http://www.malsmith.net/download/?obj=yori/latest-stable/yori-extra-amd64.cab
What's new? See:
http://malsmith.net/yori/changelog/