QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
May 24, 2017 – 02:30 | Comments Off on QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer

QuickLook is an open-source Windows version of the OS X “Quick Look” file preview feature.
There’s no installation required. Run QuickLook, select a file in Explorer, hit the space bar and a window appears with a …

Saladin is a versatile dual-pane file manager for Windows
May 7, 2017 – 04:23 | Comments Off on Saladin is a versatile dual-pane file manager for Windows
Saladin is a versatile dual-pane file manager for Windows

Veteran dual-pane Windows file manager Saladin has recently been updated to version 1.0, its first major release since 2014.
The program opens with two independent Explorer-type views on your file system. Double-clicking, right-clicking and drag-and-drop all …

fman is a keyboard-powered file manager for desktops
April 30, 2017 – 05:48 | Comments Off on fman is a keyboard-powered file manager for desktops
fman is a keyboard-powered file manager for desktops

Most Windows file managers sell themselves on working just like Explorer, but adding more features and functionality: more file previews, smarter searching, extra tools, whatever it might be.
Fman’s shareware dual-pane file manager ignores all of …

Share files securely and anonymously with OnionShare
February 27, 2017 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Share files securely and anonymously with OnionShare
Share files securely and anonymously with OnionShare

OnionShare is an open-source cross-platform application for sharing files securely and anonymously.
The program uses Tor to temporarily host the files on your computer, and provides you with a cryptic and unguessable URL. Pass this on …

Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
February 17, 2017 – 08:29 | Comments Off on Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0

Microsoft Sysinternals has shipped Sysmon 6.0, a powerful system monitor for Windows.
The new release can log processes which are accessing other processes, a simple way to detect automated Mimikatz-like credential dumping.

View, hash, split, join and wipe files with PeaUtils
February 14, 2017 – 11:35 | Comments Off on View, hash, split, join and wipe files with PeaUtils
View, hash, split, join and wipe files with PeaUtils

PeaUtils is a simple suite of file processing tools from Giorgio Tani, the developer of PeaZip.
The program can create hashes, process checksums, analyze and report on files, split and join files, display files in a …

DupeKill is a speedy duplicate file finder
December 28, 2016 – 06:47 | Comments Off on DupeKill is a speedy duplicate file finder
DupeKill is a speedy duplicate file finder

DupeKill is a simple and fast duplicate file finder for Windows.
The program manages to make NirSoft apps look bloated, thanks to a tiny 62.3KB download which unpacks to a single executable.

Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
December 12, 2016 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0

Resplendence Software has released MultiMon 3.0, the latest edition of its Process Monitor-like troubleshooting tool.
The program displays real-time reports on a host of system activities, including file system actions, Registry reads/ writes, application launches, thread …

Identify mystery file types with TrID-Net
December 2, 2016 – 11:51 | Comments Off on Identify mystery file types with TrID-Net
Identify mystery file types with TrID-Net

Identifying a file type is often very easy. A glance at the icon gives you a general idea – VLC Media Player tells you it’s a media file, for instance – and the extension tells …

Batch identify file formats with DROID
November 18, 2016 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Batch identify file formats with DROID
Batch identify file formats with DROID

DROID (Digital Record and Object Identification) is an open-source Java-based tool for the batch identification of file formats.
Point the program at a folder tree, it’ll scan the contents and any subfolders and display a detailed …

AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
October 31, 2016 – 07:12 | Comments Off on AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images

Freeware duplicate file finder AllDup has hit version 4.0 with some major additions and updates.
The program can now detect visually similar pictures in the image formats BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG and TIF, even if they’ve …