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ExifTool v12.15 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

Pandoc v2.11.3.2 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.

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Runs on:Win10
License: GPL FOSS
How to extract: Download the latest 64bit zip file that contains pandoc’s binaries and documentation. Simply unzip this file and move the binaries to a directory of your choice.
What's new? https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/blob/master/changelog.md

SetUserFTA 1.7.1 Private

Package Tool

SetUserFTA was written by the author, Christoph Kolbicz, to deal with the Windows 10 issue of reverting associations to MS apps upon upgrades, etc. Like assoc.exe, it can add or delete file associations from the command line. It can also retrieve MS private associations and the ftp, http(s), and mailto associations. Uses the MS progID from HKCU settings in the registry.

Open to donations.

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Runs on:Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Dependencies: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial. Only uses Unicode In Group Names (for Group administrator use only)
License: Public domain. FOSS
Similar/alternative apps: Assoc.exe
ftype.exe

Sarch 1.04 Private

Package Tool Discontinued

Sarch allows you to archive logs, delete files using times and dates in your wildcards or parameters, and more. Sarch is basically a command executer with a limited number of variables that can be output as parameters.

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Runs on:WinAll
License: Freeware

Swiss File Knife v1.9.7.2 New

Tool

Swiss File Knife (SFK) is a multi-function command line tool designed to avoid having to install many small tools. Swiss File Knife can find text in binary files, calculate directory sizes, find duplicate files, join a split file back to whole, calculate and verify MD5 hashes, show a hex dump of a binary file, print first/last lines of a text file, convert line endings, download files from the Internet, and more.

Use cases: download files
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Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Unicode support: Partial. Some commands can't handle Unicode characters in file names.
License: FreeBSD FOSS
How to extract: Download sfk.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new? See:
http://stahlworks.com/dev/?tool=sfkver
Latest comments
SYSTEM on 2020-02-08 10:57

No, it's today. From https://sourceforge.net/projects/swissfileknife/files/1-swissfileknife/1.9.6.0/

"- rel: 08.02.2020, Major Update"

vevy on 2020-02-08 11:47

Didn't know. Sorry. :)

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