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 2018-01-17
- Utility Version Released Description
7Zip16.042016-10-04archiver, compression utility
Abelssoft JetDrive9.12017-11-07defragger
Ace Utilities6.3.02016-09-24Registry cleaner. Junk file deleter. Autorun manager.
Adobe DreamweaverCS6:12.0.32014-06-15WYSIWYG HTML editor
Adobe Flash28.0.0.1372018-01-09lightweight animation viewer.
Adobe Reader DC2017.009.200442017-11-14PDF reader.
Adobe Shockwave12.3.1.2012017-11-14animation engine
Amaya11.4.42012-01-18HTML editor and browser
Amazon AWS2013-08-012017-12-29Amazon Web Services database of Amazon products
AndroChef1.0.0.132016-01-10Java decompiler
ANTLR4.72017-03-30parser generator
Apache ANT1.10.12017-02-06Java make utility and platform-independent scripting.
Apache HTTPD2.4.292017-10-23HTTP server
Apache Open Office4.1.22016-07-12Office suite.
Apache Subversion1.9.72017-08-10version control system server.
Apache Tomcat8.5.242017-12-01servlet womb
Apple iTunes12.72017-09-13audio player
Apple QuickTime7.7.92017-05-06movie player
Ashampoo Burning Studio1.14.52016-07-02DVD burner
Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro4.8.1.02016-12-12defragger
Axialis6.9.1.02017-05-16icon editor
BitTorrent7.10.0:440912017-10-09large file downloader.
Blue Griffon3.0.12017-11-22HTML WYSIWYG editor
Boot-It Bare Metal1.462018-01-12partition manager.
Bulk Rename3.0.0.12016-02-04bulk file rename utility
CDBurnerXP4.5.82017-11-04CD/DVD copier
Clipmate7.5.262013-03-20extended cut/paste buffer.
Ditto3.21.185.02017-09-06clipboard manager.
DJ3.12.12.1012016-02-26Java decompiler
Dragon NaturallySpeaking home132017-04-18Nuance speech to text
Dymo Labelwriter8.5.32016-07-02Label maker
EclipseOxygen 4.72017-06-28Java IDE
Elwood EZ Home and Office Address Book10.02017-08-03Address book
Enigmail1.9.8.12017-08-02Encryption for Thunderbird email.
Excelsior Jet12.02017-08-02Native Java compiler for Windows, Linux and Mac.
FastStone8.72017-11-28screen capture.
FileHippo2.0 beta 42017-03-21update checker.
FontCreator11.02017-05-10font editor/designer
FontForge20120731-b2012-07-31outline font editor/designer
Forté Agent8.0:12722014-10-20newsreader.
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.
Goldwave6.312017-09-21sound file editor and converter.
Google Earth7.1.8.30362017-11-14map viewer
GPG4Win3.0.32018-01-12PGP privacy encryption
Icon XP3.372016-07-28icon/png editor.
IconLover5.462016-07-27icon/png editor and icon manager.
Inkscape0.92.12017-02-16SVG editor
install4j7.0.22017-09-18Java application installer
IntelliJ Idea2017.2.62017-11-17IDE for composing Java programs.
IOBit Driver Booster5.2.02018-01-15update device drivers
IObit Smart Defrag5.8.02017-12-25free defragger.
IObit System Care Pro11.1.02017-12-13DEBE system tuneup
IOBit Ultimate11.0.12017-12-21antivirus + DEBE
IOBit Uninstaller7.2.02017-12-13Deep uninstaller
Ivy2.4.02017-07-26Build dependency manager for ANT
Java JDK Java development kit.
JavaCC7.0.22017-03-07parser generator
jEdit5.4.02017-03-18text editor, UTF-8
JMF2.1.1e2003-05-23Java Media Framework, library for playing sound or video.
LibreOffice5.3.42017-04-27office suite, word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager
Logitech Setpoint6.67.832016-02-25mouse drivers
MalwareBytes2.2.12016-07-02Anti malware
Meinberg NTP4.2.82017-08-02NTP for Windows or Linux
MS IE 1111.0.9600.175012015-01-07browser.
MySQL5.7.212018-01-15SQL database manager
Nero Burning ROM05.10.20162016-10-13CD/DVD burner
Nero Video20162017-10-02prepare videos
Net Transport2.96L.7252017-07-20Download files by streaming protocols, e.g. video or audio files.
NetBeans8.22016-10-03Java IDE
O&O Defrag212017-11-14disk defragger.
OpenSSL1.1.0f2017-05-25SSL implementation
PADGen3.1.1.502011-12-03XML PAD (Portable Application Description) editor.
PaintShop Pro20182017-09-19Drawing program and photo touchup editor
POV-Ray3.7.02013-11-083D renderer.
Raxco PerfectDisk13.3992014-05-22defragger.
RegexBuddy4.8.12017-09-22Regex composer
SlickEdit2017:22.0.12018-01-11text editor.
Slik SVN1.9.72017-08-17version control system client.
Stylus StudioX152012-12-07edit, validate and diagram xml, xsd, dtd, xsl and xquery files.
Sweetcape 0108.0.12017-09-28binary/hex file editor
TakeCommand/TCC21.0.392017-08-02replacement for cmd.exe command processor, both console and GUI. Includes TCC (nee 4NT).
Thunderbird52.5.22017-12-22Email and newsreader.
Tidy5.6.02017-11-25Clean 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
Trillian5.6.0.52015-11-30integrates instant messenger services
Ubuntu16.04.32017-08-03Free Linux distribution.
Unicode9.0.02016-12-24defines 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.
WinRAR5.502017-08-13archiver, compression utility
WinZip222017-10-25archiver, compression utility.
WinZip Command Line4.02016-03-11command line control of WinZip.
Wireshark2.4.42018-01-12packet sniffer formerly known as Ethereal. Monitor Internet or LAN traffic.
Xenu1.3.82010-09-04ensures your HTML links are not broken.
I maintain this list using the VerCheck utility to track when updates are available.
Icons Legend
Icon Meaning
invalid invalid, e.g. bad date, bad/missing URL (Uniform Resource Locator) in the VerCheck program.
unknown status not yet determined
brokenlink Could not contact website, or possibly the page is missing. Could indicate a version change.
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
changed Version has recently changed. A new version is available. The VerCheck marker is out of date.

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