Category Archives: Program & Develop

Tools mainly for programmers and webmasters.

[v19.2] WinHex – Acclaimed hexadecimal editor for file, disk & RAM

In the DOS era, we generally used the PCTOOLS5.0 to edit file code, but since the FAT32 file system came out, PCTOOLS5.0 was unusable. Seldom excellent file code editor appeared until this WinHex from Germany, which can be regarded as the best hexadecimal editor for file, disk & RAM after the former.

Free UPX – Famous and excellent GUI shell of UPX

Free UPX – Famous and excellent GUI shell of UPX

UPX (Ultimate Packer for eXecutables) is a very comprehensive executable file compressor/decompressor that only supports DOS/command-line. It supports executable files on almost any sorts of platforms (EXE, DLL, OCX, BPL, CPL, etc.), comes with excellent compression ratio.

[v24.00] UltraEdit – World’s recognized best text/code editor

[v24.00] UltraEdit – World's recognized best text/code editor

IDM Computer Solution's UltraEdit claims to be the #1 and simply the world's best text editor in the world. Actually this's relative, just as a lot of reviews for some great software you can see in AppNee - most of which depend on personal use experience and habits. Anyhow, we can't deny that UltraEdit is really powerful.

[v13.7] Advanced Installer – Powerful and user-friendly Windows Installer builder

[v13.7] Advanced Installer – Powerful and user-friendly Windows Installer builder

Advanced Installer is a very powerful advanced EXE, MSI installer (in accordance with Microsoft Windows authentication) packaging tool based on Windows Installer technique. Maybe you are more accustomed to using the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System), but I do suggest you to give it a try. It won't let you down.

SharpDevelop – Best free, super lightweight alternative of Visual Studio

SharpDevelop – Best free, super lightweight alternative of Visual Studio

For learning or formal development of C#, there are only two best IDE for choice at present: either the 10+ GB size of Visual Studio or SharpDevelop with only 10+ MB file size. The latter is an open-source IDE with layout similar to IDEA for Java and high flexibility & extensibility, which lets a user find everything new and fresh. It never wants to be an IDE that tries to support everything as Eclipse. Instead, it just gives you an interface, and you can do all the rest by yourself.

[v2.10.8.7] Directory Monitor – Real-time actions monitor & notifier for local/network folders

[v2.10.8.7] Directory Monitor – Real-time actions monitor & notifier for local/network folders

Monitoring a folder has two primary purposes: For common users, you can use it to protect the security or privacy of files in some folder; For advanced users (especially portable software makers), that can help you completely control over what a software do to your computer.

Java Decompiler – Fast access, browse source code of Java .class file

Java Decompiler – Fast access, browse source code of Java .class file

Decompiler and disassembler are essential tools for any sharp-sighted programmers. No matter which programming languages, they have their corresponding decompilers. For compiled Java binary class file, there are two excellent decompilers: they are freeware Java Decompiler and commercial software DJ Java Decompiler (AppNee will release its related resources later).