Windows Freeware Utils

REMEMBER... When using Registry Utillities, it is always advisable to Backup your Registry before making any changes.

Must Read - Runtime DLL's

How many times have you clicked on a "shortcut" only to get an error message that says "such and such DLL is missing", and the only way you could get the programme to work was uninstall and reinstall the software?
Some of the Utils listed on this page require Visual basic Runtime DLL's which are not always installed under Windows 95 and 98. If after installing any util and it cannot find a *.DLL, then go to one of the links below to download it. Link

SUPER © Simplified Universal Player Encoder & Renderer.
A GUI to ffmpeg, mencoder, mplayer, x264, mppenc, ffmpeg2theora the theora/vorbis RealProducer plugIn.
If you need a simple, yet very efficient tool to convert (encode) or play any Multimedia file, without reading manuals or spending long hours training, then SUPER © is all you need.
It is a Multimedia Encoder and a Multimedia Player, easy-to-use with 1 simple click.
SUPER © is totally FREE to download and to use. It plays, converts very fast full length movies to any other format with NO time limitation.
SUPER © can also play and save Internet Media Streams with different protocols ( mms:// rtsp:// http://)

R-Linux data recovery
R-Linux is a data recovery and undelete utility for Ext2FS (Linux) file system. File recovery after power failure, system crash, virus infection or partition reformation, even for the different file system. Unformat and unerase tool. Creation of image files an entire disk, partition or its part.
Such drive image can be processed like regular drive. Recognition and parsing of Dynamic (Windows 2000/XP), Basic and BSD (UNIX) partitions layout schema. Localized names support. Recovered files can be saved on any (including network) disks accessible by the host operating system.

Deskroller screensaver
Deskroller is a screensaver that scrolls your desktop in random direction.You can specify the speed of motion

SuperFormat  star
SuperFormat lets you create additional disk space on a standard 3.5 inch floppy disk. The programme formats the floppy to hold 1.72 MB of data instead of the standard 1.44 MB. It comes with an adequate help file and is easy to use.
Requirements: Windows (runs in a DOS box)

ExtractNow   star
ExtractNow is a tool that lets you extract multiple compressed files with ease. It supports ZIP, RAR, & ACE files and offers shell integrationas well as an easy to use, compact interface. You can simply drag and drop files onto the interface or browse for them in your folders. ExtractNow also offers a search function that lets you find supported files quickly. When extracting files, you can choose to select a folder or automatically extract them to a newly created folder with the same name. Great Util
What's new in Version 3.56
Drag and drop support restored for RAR
Removed .part in destination directory with RAR
Fixed bug with zip extraction reporting
Fixed SIT not working when SIT DLL is present
Fixed 'Delete after Extraction' bug with ZIP files
Fixed 'Automatically extract archive into' bug
Added MP3->WAV extraction
ZIP no-overwrite option now works again
Fixed showing of CRC OK in history window
Double-clicking MP3 files displays MP3 file info
Fixed some GUI problems
Fixed Floppy drive seek at startup on Win98/ME
Fixed icons on Win98/ME
Fixed Settings dialog headings in Win98/ME

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