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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
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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Swiss File Knife v1.9.7.2


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
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:
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SYSTEM on 2020-02-08 10:57

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

"- rel: 08.02.2020, Major Update"

vevy on 2020-02-08 11:47

Didn't know. Sorry. :)

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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 https://curl.se/changes.html.