utilities : Java Glossary


Utilities are are generic programs that help you process data. Here are some of my favourites monitored by VerCheck:
Roedy’s Recommended Utilities
Last Verified 2016-12-07
- Utility Version Released Description
7Zip16.042016-10-04archiver, compression utility
Abelssoft JetDrive92016-07-25defragger
Ace Utilities6.3.02016-09-24Registry cleaner. Junk file deleter. Autorun manager.
Adobe DreamweaverCS6:12.0.32014-06-15WYSIWYG HTML editor
Adobe Flash23.0.0.2072016-11-08lightweight animation viewer.
Adobe Reader DC2015.020.200392016-10-11PDF reader.
Adobe Shockwave12.2.5.1952016-03-01animation engine
Amaya11.4.42012-01-18HTML editor and browser
Amazon AWS2013-08-012016-01-20Amazon Web Services database of Amazon products
AndroChef1.0.0.132016-01-10Java decompiler
ANTLR4.52015-01-23parser generator
Apache ANT1.9.72016-04-12Java make utility and platform-independent scripting.
Apache HTTPD2.4.232016-07-05HTTP server
Apache Open Office4.1.22016-07-12Office suite.
Apache Subversion1.9.42016-04-28version control system server.
Apache Tomcat8.5.82016-11-10servlet womb
Apple iTunes12.5.32016-11-02audio player
Apple QuickTime7.7.92016-01-28movie player
Ashampoo Burning Studio1.14.52016-07-02DVD burner
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro4.8.0.02016-06-28defragger
Axialis6.912016-08-11icon editor
BitTorrent7.9.9:429742016-11-24large file downloader.
Blue Griffon2.1.22016-12-06HTML WYSIWYG editor
Boot-It Bare Metal1.35b2016-11-11partition manager.
Bulk Rename3.0.0.12016-02-04bulk file rename utility
CDBurnerXP4.5.72016-05-15CD/DVD copier
Clipmate7.5.262013-03-20extended cut/paste buffer.
Ditto3.21.50.02016-03-19clipboard manager.
DJ3.12.12.1012016-02-26Java decompiler
Dragon NaturallySpeaking home132014-07-22Nuance speech to text
Dymo Labelwriter8.5.32016-07-02Label maker
EclipseNeon 4.6.12016-10-11Java IDE
Elwood EZ Home and Office Address Book9.22016-09-11Address book
Enigmail1.9.52016-08-21Encryption for Thunderbird email.
Excelsior Jet11.02015-09-29Native Java compiler for Windows, Linux and Mac.
FastStone8.42016-01-14screen capture.
FileHippo2.0 beta 42016-01-18update checker.
FontCreator10.12016-11-30font editor/designer
FontForge20120731-b2012-07-31outline font editor/designer
Forté Agent8.0:12722014-10-20newsreader.
FTP Voyager16.2.0.3282014-11-05FTP upload/download.
Funduc BE7.172014-09-19scripted bulk search and replace, regex.
Funduc PE7.172014-09-19ad hoc bulk search and replace, regex.
Funduc SR classic7.22014-09-19classic bulk search and replace, regex.
Goldwave6.242016-07-04sound file editor and converter.
Google Chrome53.0.2785.892016-09-06browser.
Google Earth7.1.7.26062016-10-24Map viewer.
GPG4Win2.3.32016-08-18PGP privacy encryption
Gradle3.2.12016-11-22Build Tool
HTMLValidator14.05002014-08-26ensures your HTML has no errors.
Icon XP3.372016-07-28icon/png editor.
IconLover5.452016-07-27icon/png editor and icon manager.
Inkscape0.912016-02-10SVG editor
install4j6.1.42016-11-29Java application installer
IntelliJ Idea2016.2.52016-11-16IDE for composing Java programs.
IOBit Driver Booster4.1.02016-11-15update device drivers
IObit Smart Defrag5.4.02016-11-24free defragger.
IObit System Care Pro10.0.32016-10-26DEBE system tuneup
IOBit Ultimate9.1.02016-07-28antivirus + DEBE
IOBit Uninstaller6.1.02016-10-31Deep uninstaller
Ivy2.4.02014-12-27Build dependency manager for ANT
Java JDK Java development kit.
JavaCC6.02014-04-28parser generator
JavaMail1.5.62016-08-10Java email library.
jEdit5.3.02015-10-22text editor, UTF-8
JMF2.1.1e2003-05-23Java Media Framework, library for playing sound or video.
Libburnia1.4.62016-11-17CD/DVD burner
LibreOffice5.2.32016-11-03office suite, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager
Logitech Setpoint6.67.832016-02-25mouse drivers
MalwareBytes2.2.12016-07-02Anti malware
Maven3.3.92015-11-18Build Tool
Meinberg NTP4.2.8p82016-06-09NTP for Windows or Linux
Modernizr3.1.02015-10-16JavaScript library
MS IE 1111.0.9600.175012015-01-07browser.
MySQL5.7.162016-10-12SQL database manager
Nero Burning ROM05.10.20162016-10-13CD/DVD burner
Nero Video20162016-05-17prepare videos
Net Transport2.96k.7202015-03-01Download files by streaming protocols, e.g. video or audio files.
NetBeans8.22016-10-03Java IDE
O&O Defrag20.0.4492016-11-04disk defragger.
OmniPage182013-02-20Nuance OCR
OpenSSL1.1.0b2016-09-26SSL implementation
PADGen3.1.1.502011-12-03XML PAD (Portable Application Description) editor.
PaintShop ProX82016-04-21Drawing program and photo touchup editor
PkZip142012-05-23archiver, compression utility
PostgreSQL9.6.12016-10-27SQL database manager
POV-Ray3.7.02013-11-083D renderer.
Raxco PerfectDisk13.3992014-05-22defragger.
RegexBuddy4.6.12016-09-19Regex composer
rsync3.1.02013-09-29efficiently upload/download file changes to a server
SlickEdit2015: editor.
Slik SVN1.9.52016-12-06version control system client.
Stylus StudioX152012-12-07edit, validate and diagram xml, xsd, dtd, xsl and xquery files.
Sweetcape 0107.0.22016-06-06binary/hex file editor
TakeCommand/TCC202016-08-16replacement for cmd.exe command processor, both console and GUI. Includes TCC (nee 4NT).
Thunderbird45.5.12016-12-01Email and newsreader.
Tidy5.2.02016-04-08Clean up HTML5 source
Tint Photo Montage2.2.102015-12-22collage maker
Tint Picture Cutout Guide3.2.102015-12-22Background remover, object extractor, collage maker, smart resize, eliminate objects
Tortoise Subversion1.9.42016-04-29Client for Subversion version control
Trillian5.6.0.52015-11-30integrates instant messenger services
Ubuntu16.042016-10-06Free Linux distribution.
Unicode8.0.02015-06-17defines 16-bit and 32-bit codes for international Unicode character set
VerCheck4.82015-11-30Program used to prepare this list. Checks if there are new versions of various software.
WinRAR5.402016-08-16archiver, compression utility
WinZip212016-10-25archiver, compression utility.
WinZip Command Line4.02016-03-11command line control of WinZip.
Wireshark2.2.22016-11-16packet sniffer formerly known as Ethereal. Monitor Internet or LAN traffic.
Xara Designer MX12.0.02016-04-13Vector drawing program, including 3D extrusions
Xara Designer Pro X12.0.02016-04-13Vector drawing program, including 3D extrusions
Xenu1.3.82010-09-04ensures your HTML links are not broken.
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