App-Utility

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Utility software as classified by freedesktop.org's menu-spec (1.0).

Accessibility

Archiving

WinRAR

A full-featured Windows-compatible GUI-based archive tool able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, XZ, Z, etc., archives. A RAR for Android application exists, as does a cross-platform RAR console application for *nix systems.

Product web site, Wikipedia:WinRAR

Calculator

Clock

File Management

File Tools

FCIV

An unsupported, Microsoft-supplied, command-line utility that computes MD5 or SHA1 cryptographic hashes for files.

FCIV page Download page

Path Copy Copy

A Windows Explorer add-on to add file/folder context menu items that copy path(s) in various formats.

Path Copy Copy is a reboot of the now-dead Ninotech Path Copy utility. github sources

Miscellaneous

Keyboard Indicator

A tiny, portable application that provides system tray and on-screen-display indicators for Num Lock, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and Insert keys.

Author's home page github sources

Security

KeePassX

A cross-platform password manager based on the open source KeePass Password Safe.

  • Version 1 strains like KeePassX 0.4.4 use local storage only and is preferred here for that reason.
  • Version 2 series applicaitons can access password databases over network connections.

A rough comparison of features may be viewed on a related keepass.info web-site.

KeyPassX home page

Text Editors

GVim

"Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X."

vim.org web site

Text Tools