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ImDisk – Virtual disk driver and RAM disk creator

By modifying the environment variables of system or software to save a variety of commonly used temporary folders (Temp, IE Cache, Download folder, for example) to the virtual hard disk (RAM drive), we can effectively improve the file reading/writing speed and software running speed. And in fact, it can also reduce the reading/writing times of physical disk so as to prolong its service life to some extent.

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[v62.0] Latest Portable Versions of Google Chrome & Chromium

The research supported by real statistics indicates that, Chrome, its source Chromium and countless homologous varieties browsers have overwhelmingly occupied the market of web browsers. Although this is true and not always a good thing.
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MacType – Mac OS type of fonts renderer for Windows

Windows users who have ever tried some Unix-like operating systems (such as Mac OS X and Linux) probably were attracted by their beautiful display effects of fonts. While on Windows, we have to use third party software to realize the fonts beautification. And of which, the one regarded as the edge tool for beautifying Windows fonts is MacType.

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VeraCrypt – TrueCrypt’s only best successor or alternative

VeraCrypt is a free and open-source disk on-the-fly encryption (OTFE) software with strong security for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. It was developed by IDRIX from France, born as a branch of the highly-acclaimed but discontinued TrueCrypt project in 2013, but more outstanding than TrueCrypt.

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TestDisk – Only best tool to repair damaged partition table, MBR, boot sector, MFT

On hard disk, when you delete some folders, files or even an entire partition, all data is still existing in the same place where it was, and will always be there until overwritten. In fact, the deleting operation is just delete the pointer to the data on disk from MFT (Master File Table), so as to allow the operating system to perform writing operation there. Any data recovery software use this principle to work. Of course, you can delete the data truly and completely. But that requires you to ask special data eraser for help.

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YUMI – Multi-system bootable USB device maker

YUMI (short for Your Universal Multiboot Installer) is the successor of MultibootISOs, a free, open-source, powerful and user-friendly USB installer maker. It is used to create multi-system bootable USB devices, which can boot multiple operating systems, antivirus programs, disk cloning tools, system diagnostic tools, and more.

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MonoDevelop – Free, open-source and cross-platform IDE for C#, F# and more

MonoDevelop (AKA: Xamarin Studio) is a free, open-source and cross-platform C# & other .NET languages IDE for rapid development of desktop & web applications on Windows, Linux or Mac OS X, and easily porting .NET applications onto Linux or Mac OS X platform from Windows. Continue reading MonoDevelop – Free, open-source and cross-platform IDE for C#, F# and more