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 2015-03-30
- Utility Version Released Description
7Zip9.202010-11-18archiver, compression utility
Abelssoft JetDrive72014-02-27defragger
Ace Utilities5.9.02012-01-12Registry cleaner. Junk file deleter. Autorun manager.
Adobe DreamweaverCS6:12.0.32014-06-15WYSIWYG HTML editor
Adobe Flash17.0.0.1342015-03-12lightweight animation viewer.
Adobe Reader11.0.102014-12-08PDF reader.
Adobe Shockwave12.1.7.1572015-02-12animation engine
AllChars5.0.1812014-10-07key accents and symbols.
Amaya11.4.42012-01-18HTML editor and browser
Amazon AWS2013-08-012013-08-01Amazon Web Services database of Amazon products
AndroChef1.0.0.82014-11-29Java decompiler
ANTLR4.52015-01-23parser generator
Apache ANT1.9.42014-05-06Java make utility and platform-independent scripting.
Apache HTTPD2.4.122015-01-29HTTP server
Apache Open Office4.1.12014-08-22Office suite.
Apache Subversion1.8.112014-11-03version control system server.
Apache Tomcat8.0.212015-03-28Servlet Womb and HTTP server.
Apple iTunes12.1.12015-02-20music player.
Apple QuickTime7.7.52014-02-26movie player.
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro4.5.0.02015-01-26defragger
Axialis Icon Workshop6.8.0.02013-01-14Icon editor
BitTorrent7.9.2:395892015-03-24large file downloader.
Blue Griffon1.7.22013-06-19HTML WYSIWYG editor
Boot-It Bare Metal1.29a2015-02-08partition manager.
Bulk Rename2.7.1.32014-07-29bulk file rename utility
Clipmate7.5.262013-03-20extended cut/paste buffer.
DiskTrix UltimateDefrag4.0.96.02012-11-25defragger
Ditto3.20.54.02015-01-11clipboard manager.
DJ3.12.12.992015-03-15Java decompiler
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium132014-07-22Nuance speech to text
EclipseLuna SR22015-02-27Java IDE
Elwood EZ Home and Office Address Book9.02014-10-01Address book
Enigmail1.8.12015-03-17Encryption for Thunderbird email.
Excelsior Jet10.02015-02-03Native Java compiler for Windows, Linux and Mac.
FastStone8.02014-12-19screen capture.
FileHippo1.452014-12-11update checker.
FontCreator8.02014-08-24font 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.
Goldwave6.102015-01-19sound file editor and converter.
Google Chrome40.0.2214.912014-11-20browser.
Google Earth7.12013-04-22Map viewer.
GPG4Win2.2.42015-03-25PGP privacy encryption
Gradle2.32015-02-17Build Tool
HTMLValidator14.05002014-08-26ensures your HTML has no errors.
Icon XP3.332013-11-25icon/png editor.
IconLover5.392014-10-31icon/png editor and icon manager.
install4j6.0.22015-03-24Java application installer
IntelliJ Idea14.12015-03-30IDE for composing Java programs.
IObit Smart Defrag4.0.22015-03-11free defragger.
Ivy2.4.02014-12-27Build dependency manager for ANT
Java JDK Java development kit.
Java JDK Java development kit.
Java JDK Java development kit.
Java JDK Java development kit.
JavaCC6.02014-04-28parser generator
JavaMail1.5.12013-11-13Java email library.
jEdit5.2.02015-02-05text editor, UTF-8
JMF2.1.1e2003-05-23Java Media Framework, library for playing sound or video.
JZip2.0.0.1295022012-10-16archiver, compression utility
Libburnia1.3.82014-06-28CD/DVD burner
LibreOffice4.4.12015-02-26office suite, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager
Maven3.3.12015-03-17Build Tool
Modernizr2.8.32014-08-21JavaScript library
MS IE 1111.0.9600.175012015-01-07browser.
MySQL5.6.232015-02-02SQL database manager
Nero 2015 Platinum16.0.040002015-03-05CD/DVD burn, backup, copy, edit
Nero Burning ROM16.0.020002015-03-18CD/DVD burn
Nero Video16.0.019002015-01-27prepare videos
Net Transport2.96k.7202015-03-01Download files by streaming protocols, e.g. video or audio files.
NetBeans8.0.22014-11-28Java IDE
O&O Defrag18.0.392014-09-16disk defragger.
OmniPage182013-02-20Nuance OCR
OpenSSL1.0.2a2015-03-19SSL implementation
PADGen3.1.1.502011-12-03XML PAD (Portable Application Description) editor.
PaintShop ProX72014-08-27Drawing program and photo touchup editor
Password Safe3.35.12015-02-07Password manager, keeps passwords safe.
PkZip142012-05-23archiver, compression utility
PostgreSQL9.42014-12-18SQL database manager
POV-Ray3.7.02013-11-083D renderer.
Raxco PerfectDisk13.3992014-05-22defragger.
RegexBuddy4.2.12014-12-11Regex composer
rsync3.1.02013-09-29efficiently upload/download file changes to a server
SlickEdit2014: editor.
Stylus StudioX152012-12-07edit, validate and diagram xml, xsd, dtd, xsl and xquery files.
Sweetcape 0106.0.12015-01-28binary/hex file editor
TakeCommand/4NT16.03.552014-07-13replacement for cmd.exe command processor, both console and GUI. Includes TCC (nee 4NT).
Thunderbird31.5.02015-02-24Email and newsreader.
Tint Photo Montage2.2.82015-02-19collage maker
Tint Picture Cutout Guide3.2.82015-02-19Background remover, object extractor, collage maker, smart resize, eliminate objects
TopStyle5.0.0.1042014-07-10edits and validates style sheets.
Tortoise Subversion1.8.10.261292014-12-18Client for Subversion version control
Trillian5.2:132012-12-18integrates instant messenger services
Ubuntu14.042014-04-17Free Linux distribution.
Unicode7.0.02014-06-16defines 16-bit and 32-bit codes for international Unicode character set
VerCheck4.72015-01-04Program used to prepare this list. Checks if there are new versions of various software.
WinRAR5.212015-02-16archiver, compression utility
WinZip192014-10-28archiver, compression utility.
WinZip Command Line4.02013-05-08command line control of WinZip.
Wireshark1.12.42015-03-04packet sniffer formerly known as Ethereal. Monitor Internet or LAN traffic.
Xara Designer MX10.1.3.352572014-08-12Vector drawing program, including 3D extrusions
Xara Designer Pro X10.1.3.352572014-08-12Vector drawing program, including 3D extrusions
Xenu1.3.82010-09-04ensures your HTML links are not broken.
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Icon Meaning
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unknown status not yet determined
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unchanged Unchanged, released over a year ago
unchanged Unchanged, released in last year
unchanged Unchanged, released in last month
unchanged Unchanged, released in last week
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