open source

Afterzip becomes Open Source

Afterzip is a a desktop program (uses Java Swing for UI) usefull for split and merge files.

It was developed in 2003 and originaly distributed as Freeware.
Now, 14 years later, the binary files rebuilded, the program repacked and the source code is released under the terms and conditions of the GNU GPL 3.

You get full info and downloads for Afterzip, visiting the project’s Home Page at

Introducing VisualTree – a graphic version of the DOS tree command

VisualTree is a graphic version of the DOS tree command, wich allows the user to view a listing of files and folders in tree structure.

In VisualTree, you can choose to view folders only without the files and/or ASCII art for tree nodes. Also you can change font face, size, style, fore and background color. And of course you can save the tree structure to text file.

This program is open source software, distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL 3.

For more info, updates and downloads see at the Project’s Home Page.

Introducing AfraidDnsUpdater – a system tray updater for Afraid free DNS service

AfraidDnsUpdater is an MS Windows System Tray program for auto update Free DNS service.

You can select the interval update time in minutes, and enable/disable program’s autostart at Windows boot.

This program is open source software, distributed under the terms of the FreeBSD License.

For more info, updates and downloads see at the Project’s Home Page.

Update: ElStr.class.php goes to v1.2

php-iconThe PHP Class ElStr with usefull functions for modern greek unicode text manipulation, such as transcript greek to latin, or accent marks stripping is now updated to version 1.2

What’s new?

  • mixed case support for difthongs, etc:
    • μπ => mp or τζ => tz
    • Μπ => Mp or Τζ => Tz
    • μΠ => mP or τΖ => tZ
    • ΜΠ => MP or ΤΖ => TZ

  • Two new accent mark removal methods:
    • strtolower_no_accent($str) – that Convert unicode string to lower case, without accent marks for the greek letters
    • str_no_accent($str) – that Remove accent marks for the greek letters at passed unicode string (no any case convertion)


require('ElStr.class.php') ;
$txt = "Το μπαρμπουνάκι θέλει μπυρίτσα" ;
$elstrObj = new El_Str() ;

echo $elstrObj->to_latin($txt) ;
//echoes: To barmpounaki thelei byritsa

echo $elstrObj->strtoupper_no_accent($txt) ;

echo $elstrObj->strtolower_no_accent($txt) ;
//echoes: το μπαρμπουνακι θελει μπυριτσα

echo $elstrObj->str_no_accent($txt) ;
//echoes: Το μπαρμπουνακι θελει μπυριτσα


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Confing.dll Released

puzzle-iconMultipetros.Confing.dll is an open source (MIT Licensed) .NET library with classes for easily confinguration properties manipulation.

There are three (3) classes, the SimpleIni Class, the Ini Class and the RegIni Class. The first two of them are contacting with flat text files to store the properties in the common used INI file format and the other one with the MS Windows Registry.

For more info, full documentation text, downloads and updates, see at the project’s home page at /public-projects/libraries/confing-dll/

Introducing TouchedFiles

An open source program, builded for .net 3.5, to find and open last edited files, of the selected path. You can also enable or disable recursive searching in its subfolders.

By default, the program searches for files have modified, or created one day before and after. But this can change by modifying the date picker.

For more info, updates and donwload see at the project’s home page

Syncthing Hide Console Solution

syncthing-logoWhen you run Syncthing at MS Windows, a console appears and still on your desktop until you shutdown the Syncthing application. No argument is available to start Syncthing without the console.

So, Syncthing Silent Runnet, is a minimal 3rd party solution for the annoying unhideable Syncthing command line window.

Is a portable and Open Source tool (GNU GPL3 Licensed), written in C and uses the Windows API.

After the Syncthing hidden execution, my program is closing and leave the Synchting running at the background.

For more info, updates and download link you can visit the Project’s Home Page.