Direct downloads of some useful
utilities, some not readily available elsewhere.
N.B. These files have all been
virus and Trojan scanned, but like any files you download
anywhere, the responsibility for using them is yours. Scan
everything, trust nothing!
DAMN NFO Viewer: A small utility to view NFO and DIZ
files in the way they were meant to be viewed. By Ivanopoulo
DAMN.NFO.VIEW.zip (173,664 bytes)
QuickSFV by Mercedes. A small and fast SFV (Simple
File Verification) program to generate and check CRCs for
files. Mercedes has a new website and homepage for QuickSFV
with the latest versions there. Please visit
http://www.quicksfv.org/ to download the latest version,
and please consider donating to the author, either directly
or by clicking on some ads. Mercedes only asks for a buck or
two, and QuickSFV is more than worth it.
qsfv236.zip (171,494 bytes)
qsfv236x64.zip (179,688 bytes) 64-bit Windows (XP/Vista)
qsfv234.zip (146,215 bytes)
Older version for those who can't run
16-bit installation executables.
AgentPost Version 0.99.22 By Walkin' Dude. A utility
to automate posting multiple files with Forté Agent.
Requires Basic Runtimes for VB5, which most people already
AgtPst22.zip (44,842 bytes)
SmartPAR. This is the final version made, and it is
Windows-XP compatible. It is not as fast or as powerful as
FSRaid, but we put it here because some people prefer
its small size.
SmartPAR_0.13d1.zip (44,441 bytes)
QuickPAR for Windows. This is a free PAR2 utility
which allows you to use, and even create, PAR2 sets. PAR2 is
gaining in popularity.
QuickPar-0.9.1.0.exe (501,363 bytes, English)
Also available at the programmer's homepage:
http://www.quickpar.org.uk/index.htm and in several
other language versions.
NFOGEN 2000 by Dave. This is a handy utility
to assist you in creating your own NFO for your posts. It
was created originally for use in ABCDI with CD-image posts,
but it is helpful for creating post nfos for all types of
infogen.zip (844,500 bytes)
WinSFV v1.0 by Alcatraz. This was one of the early
SFV programs, carried here for nostalgia more than anything
else. QuickSFV is newer, faster, smaller, and more
winsfv.zip (371,721 bytes)
CDMage v1.01.5 and 1.02.1b5 (beta) This is a freeware
program to help manage certain cd-image files.
Since the developer's site is defunct,
the programs are available right here. Just unpack, no installation
CDmage1-01-5.zip (537,740 bytes)
CDmage1-02-1B5.zip (beta, 570,681 bytes) Handles more
types of images.
NewsProxy v1.2 (AKA NFilter) This is a
freeware program to help filter newsgroup traffic. It is
especially useful when one or more persons are disrupting
the group with sporge attacks. The zip file contains the
executable installer. The source code is also available in
the original distribution zip file.
np-120.zip (680,801 bytes)
nps-120.zip (218,391 bytes)
Lior's Cue Maker v2.4 This is a free program from
Lior Chen which will generate a *.cue file from a *.bin
which you might have obtained and which lacked an
accompanying *.cue. It is extremely easy to use and
generates cues for most *.bin files. Lior's
homepage for the Cue Maker was at
http://www.cuemaker.2ya.com/ but that
does not seem to be active any longer, but you can get version
2.4 below, with or without the installer.
No Installation Lior's Cue Maker 2.4.zip (36,388 bytes)
Full installer Lior's Cue Maker 2.4 Setup.zip (1,770,479