Category: New and Interesting Apps

Install and run software isolated in Windows sandbox environment
article #1291, updated 131 days ago

Amazing.

https://www.sandboxie.com/

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Mount SSH-shared Folders in Windows
article #1290, updated 134 days ago

https://github.com/billziss-gh/sshfs-win

CLI command:

net use X: \\sshfs\login@hostname.fqdn

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Much better way to burn ISO images to USB sticks / flash drives
article #1235, updated 373 days ago

Windows, Linux, and MacOS:

https://etcher.io/

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Cross-Platform Flowchart Application a la Visio
article #1150, updated 593 days ago

Two immediately appear very attractive:

http://www.yworks.com/products/yed

https://www.calligra.org/flow/

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Replacement for PuTTY
article #1090, updated 730 days ago

If you’ve ever wanted an easier interface, here’s SmarTTY:

http://smartty.sysprogs.com/

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One-binary file with lots of Unix commands
article #1089, updated 730 days ago

If you download swiss.exe from here:

https://github.com/minoca/swiss/releases

you can copy it to rm.exe, cat.exe, and many other names, to give you Unix-syntax commands under Windows. This includes the ability to handle forward slashes. A full list is here:

https://github.com/minoca/swiss

It is also its own shell.

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GOW: A Lightweight Alternative to Cygwin
article #1088, updated 730 days ago

Much smaller.

https://github.com/bmatzelle/gow/wiki

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Excellent new web browser: Slimjet
article #860, updated 1075 days ago

This is a new one, both Windows and Linux. Based on Chromium, the core of Chrome. Amazingly fast and efficient. Includes recent Adobe Flash, in both 32-bit and 64-bit. This is very probably the fastest and most efficient 32-bit browser with Flash in the world right now.

http://www.slimjet.com/

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AnyDesk: remarkable cross-platform remote control
article #966, updated 1169 days ago

This is very interesting:

http://anydesk.com/

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File and folder synchronization, local, SSH, and mobile
article #919, updated 1328 days ago

FreeFileSync is a great piece of work, it synchronizes files and folders between local drives, over SSH, and to mobile devices via MTP over USB.

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