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 2014-09-14
- Utility Version Released Description
7Zip9.202010-11-18archiver, compression utility
Abelssoft JetDrive72014-02-27defragger
Ace Utilities5.52013-10-01Registry cleaner. Junk file deleter. Autorun manager.
Adobe DreamweaverCS6:12.0.32014-06-15WYSIWYG HTML editor
Adobe Flash15.0.0.1522014-08-09lightweight animation viewer.
Adobe Reader11.0.082014-08-12PDF reader.
Adobe Shockwave12.1.2.1532014-07-01animation engine
AllChars5.0.181beta2013-02-11key accents and symbols.
Amaya11.4.42012-01-18HTML editor and browser
Amazon AWS2013-08-012013-08-01Amazon Web Services database of Amazon products
AndroChef1.0.0.62014-04-18Java decompiler
ANTLR4.42014-07-16parser generator
Apache ANT1.9.42014-05-06Java make utility and platform-independent scripting.
Apache HTTPD2.4.102014-07-21HTTP server
Apache Open Office4.1.12014-08-22Office suite.
Apache Subversion1.8.102014-08-12version control system server.
Apache Tomcat8.0.122014-09-04Servlet Womb and HTTP server.
Apple iTunes11.42014-09-10music player.
Apple QuickTime7.7.52014-02-26movie player.
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro4.3.9.02014-04-16defragger
Axialis Icon Workshop6.8.0.02013-01-14Icon editor
BitTorrent7.9.2:338762014-09-12large file downloader.
Blue Griffon1.7.22013-06-19HTML WYSIWYG editor
Boot-It Bare Metal1.282014-08-07partition 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
Ditto3.19.24.02014-06-07clipboard manager.
DJ3.12.12.982014-04-08Java decompiler
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium132014-07-22Nuance speech to text
EclipseLuna 4.42014-06-25Java IDE
Elwood Address Book Plus9.02014-08-04Address book
Enigmail1.7.22014-08-29Encryption for Thunderbird email.
Excelsior Jet10.02014-07-25Native Java compiler for Windows, Linux and Mac.
FastStone7.92014-07-30screen capture.
FileHippo1.0412014-09-10update checker.
FontCreator8.02014-08-24font editor/designer
FontForge20120731-b2012-07-31outline font editor/designer
Forté Agent8.0:10982014-08-09newsreader.
FTP Voyager16.1.0.02013-08-27FTP upload/download.
Funduc SR6.62011-11-09bulk search and replace, regex.
Goldwave5.702013-10-25sound file editor and converter.
Google Chrome35.0.1916.1142014-05-31browser.
Google Earth7.12013-04-22Map viewer.
GPG4Win2.2.22014-08-14PGP privacy encryption
Gradle2.12014-09-08Build Tool
HandBrake0.9.92013-05-18Video converter
HTMLValidator14.05002014-08-26ensures your HTML has no errors.
Icon XP3.332013-11-25icon/png editor.
IconLover5.382013-11-25icon/png editor and icon manager.
Inkscape0.48.42014-07-18SVG editor
install4j5.1.142014-09-02Java application installer
IntelliJ Idea13.1.42014-07-21IDE for composing Java programs.
IObit Smart Defrag3.2.02014-07-07free defragger.
Ivy2.4.02014-05-30Build 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.
jEdit5.1.02013-07-29text 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
LibreOffice4.3.12014-08-29office suite, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager
Logitech Setpoint6.65.622014-06-02mouse drivers
Maven3.2.32014-08-17Build Tool
Modernizr2.8.32014-08-21JavaScript library
MS IE 1111.0.9600.172392014-09-08browser.
MySQL5.6.202014-08-05SQL database manager
Nero Burning ROM15.0.056002014-08-12CD/DVD burn
Nero Platinum15.0.102002014-08-12CD/DVD burn, backup, copy, edit
Nero Video15.0.042002014-08-12prepare videos
Net Transportv2.96j.7002014-01-14Download files by streaming protocols, e.g. video or audio files.
NetBeans8.0.12014-08-09Java IDE
O&O Defrag17.5.5592014-05-13disk defragger.
OmniPage182013-02-20Nuance OCR
OpenSSL1.0.1i2014-08-06SSL implementation
PADGen3.1.1.502011-12-03XML PAD (Portable Application Description) editor.
PADManager2.02010-01-19XML PAD (Portable Application Description) editor.
PaintShop ProX72014-08-27Drawing program and photo touchup editor
Password Safe3.34.12014-07-28Password manager, keeps passwords safe.
PkZip142012-05-23archiver, compression utility
PostgreSQL9.3.5.12014-08-07SQL database manager
POV-Ray3.7.02013-11-083D renderer.
Raxco PerfectDisk13.3992014-05-22defragger.
RegexBuddy4.1.32014-08-14Regex composer
rsync3.1.02013-09-29efficiently upload/download file changes to a server
SlickEdit2013: editor.
Slik SVN1.8.102014-08-12version control system client.
Stylus StudioX152012-12-07edit, validate and diagram xml, xsd, dtd, xsl and xquery files.
Sweetcape 0105.0.22014-07-28binary/hex file editor
TakeCommand/4NT16.03.552014-07-13replacement for cmd.exe command processor, both console and GUI. Includes TCC (nee 4NT).
Thunderbird31.1.12014-09-10Email and newsreader.
Tint Photo Montage2.2.42014-08-31collage maker
Tint Picture Cutout Guide3.2.42014-08-31Background remover, object extractor, collage maker, smart resize, eliminate objects
TopStyle5.0.0.1042014-07-10edits and validates style sheets.
Tortoise Subversion1.8.8.257552014-08-12Client 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
VerCheck4.62014-06-15Program used to prepare this list. Checks if there are new versions of various software.
WinRAR5.112014-09-01archiver, compression utility
WinZip18.52013-10-31archiver, compression utility.
WinZip Command Line4.02013-05-08command line control of WinZip.
Wireshark1.12.02014-08-01packet 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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