File ManagementManaging files on computers is a concept as old as computers themselves. We’ve come a long way from the humble floppy, as these apps are all about managing files and folders, including browsing, searching, archival, locking, copying, deleting, comparison, merging, splitting, renaming, or tagging.
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The main features of 7-Zip
High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compressionSupported formats:Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIMUnpacking only: AR, ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DMG, EXT, FAT, GPT, HFS, IHEX, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, QCOW2, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, UEFI, VDI, VHD, VMDK, WIM, XAR and Z.For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZipStrong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formatsSelf-extracting capability for 7z formatIntegration with Windows ShellPowerful File ManagerPowerful command line versionPlugin for FAR ManagerLocalizations for 87 languages
7-Zip works in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2012 / 2008 / 2003 / 2000 / NT. There is a port of the command line version to Linux/Unix.
CCleaner is a system optimization/cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It can also clear your internet history and act as a fully featured registry cleaner.CCleaner is fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO spyware or adware!
You can find the Portable version at http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/builds
WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. You can try WinRAR before buy, its trial version is available in downloads. After the trial period expires, the program will start to nag you to buy it every time you open up a zip, rar, etc. You can still use the software, but with the nag screen.
"Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows search "Everything" initially displays every file and folder on local or removable NTFS volumes on your computer (hence the name "Everything"), and on mapped network drives with ETP server and an everything installation too. You type in a search filter to limit what files and folders are displayed. 19 languages supported.
How can "Everything" index a mapped network drive?To search a networked computer you will need to run Everything on both computers.One computer will need to Start an ETP server.The other computer will need to connect to that ETP server.
To start an ETP server:
- In Everything, On the Tools menu, click Start ETP server.
To connect to an ETP server:
- In Everything, On the Tools menu, click Connect to ETP Server....
- Type in the ETP server name.
- Type in the ETP server port.
- Type in the ETP server user.
- Type in the ETP server password.
- Click OK.
Linux Mint is an elegant, easy to use, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution.Linux Mint is an Ubuntu -based distribution ( so Debian based ) whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components.It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface.Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.
Linux Mint was started as a fork of Ubuntu Linux, while still relying upon the Ubuntu repositories. There are various versions, all free of cost, but some include proprietary codecs, which can not be distributed without license restrictions in certain countries. Linux Mint is quickly supplanting Ubuntu as the world's most popular desktop Linux solution.
Some of the reasons for the success of Linux Mint are:•It works out of the box, with full multimedia support and is extremely easy to use.•It's both free of cost and open source.•It's community-driven. Users are encouraged to send feedback to the project so that their ideas can be used to improve Linux Mint.•It's safe and reliable. Thanks to a conservative approach to software updates, a unique Update Manager and the robustness of its Linux architecture, Linux Mint requires very little maintenance (no regressions, no antivirus, no anti-spyware...etc).
Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries and APIs written in C and application software running on an application framework which includes Java-compatible libraries based on Apache Harmony.
Android has a large community of developers writing applications ("apps") that extend the functionality of the devices. Developers write primarily in a customized version of Java.
Apps can be downloaded from third-party sites or through online stores such as Google Play Store , the app store run by Google.
Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features. Features included: multi-language support, Thumbnail option, Painting, slideshow, toolbar skins, fast directory browsing, batch conversion/editing, multipage editing, alignment (rotation) of single pdf pages around a small corner (e.g., 2 °), scanning to pdf-Files, OCR_KADMOS plugin, file search, change color depth, scanning, cut/crop, IPTC edit, capturing, lossless JPG operations, effects, ICC support, EXE/SCR creating, many hotkeys, command line options and plugins.
Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers. Access your existing data on an FTP drive at work, images shared with you on Dropbox, or your NAS at home--all through your ownCloud server.Run your ownCloud server in a place you trust and access all the data you care about in one place!
Your data is where you are!When traveling, access ownCloud through your Android or iOS devices. Automatically upload pictures after taking them. Sync files at home or work with the desktop client keeping one or more local folders synchronized between devices. And wherever you are, the web interface lets you view, share and edit your files alone or with others.Wherever you are, your data is with you thanks to ownCloud!
Share with anybody on your terms!Send password protected public links so others can upload files to you; get notified on your phone when you get a share from your own or another ownCloud server. Edit documents together, have video calls over your own server, comment on pictures shared with or by you. Don't be alone!
ownCloud offers an easy user interface with search, favorites, tags and other ways to quickly get at your files.File editing and preview support for PDF, images, text files, Open Document, Word files and more.Integration of anti-virus scanning functionality with the anti-virus app.LDAP / Active Directory integrationAdvanced quota management with configurable accounting of external storage.Sharing REST API. Control sharing from mobile apps and desktop clientsEasy development of 3rd party apps with the share REST API. Quick access to core functions for app development with the powerful ownCloud App API and webhooks following the publication / subscription model.
Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows.Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.
Two file windows side by sideMultiple language and Unicode supportEnhanced search functionCompare files (now with editor) / synchronize directoriesQuick View panel with bitmap displayZIP, ARJ, LZH, RAR, UC2, TAR, GZ, CAB, ACE archive handling + pluginsBuilt-in FTP client with FXP (server to server) and HTTP proxy supportParallel port link, multi-rename toolTabbed interface, regular expressions, history+favorites buttonsThumbnails view, custom columns, enhanced searchCompare editor, cursor in lister, separate trees, logging, enhanced overwrite dialog etc.Unicode names almost everywhere, long names (>259 characters), password manager for ftp and plugins, synchronize empty dirs, 64 bit context menu, quick file filter (Ctrl+S)USB port connection via special direct transfer cable, partial branch view (Ctrl+Shift+B), and many improvements to ftp, synchronizing and other functionsAnd many more!