Utilities: file management

.INI File Administrator 28032017
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017

INI Administrator, a PM INI editor. Project developed using VisPro/Rexx, source code included.

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Attribute manager 0.76.51
Sunday, 20 April, 2003

Attribute manager is a small application that allows to view and edit file comments, subject, keyphrases, date and time.

File comments can be imported from 4DOS-OS/2 description files, file_id.diz in archives, ecc.


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Batch Editor 0.45
Tuesday, 26 January, 2016

Batch Editor is a PM multithreaded application which allows to replace data of one or more rows in one or more files with various options (recur subdirectories, case insensitive, non printable characters). You can use BE also to modify...

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BE - Andys Binary Folding Editor
Sunday, 1 July, 2001

Is a binary editor which can decode a variety of file formats. The data presented may be edited, and the set of understood file formats may be user extended. OS/2 Netware and Windows versions.

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Beesoft Commander 4.1.0
Thursday, 3 February, 2011

Beesoft Commander is a two-panel file manager (like Norton Commander).

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BS_FF (FileFind) 2.2
Monday, 7 September, 2015

With BS_FF you can search files with many criterias (filter, dates, size, text, ...) and allows to execute several actions (rename, delete, copy, change attributes, ecexute command, ...)

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ConText/2 0.4
Monday, 12 February, 2007

ConText is a utility for converting text from one encoding (codepage) to another.

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DaemonFS 1.1
Saturday, 7 August, 2010

DaemonFS is a real time file watcher. This tool lets you track modifications to your files. This software may be used for reverse engineering, hard disk usage tracking, software analysis and more....

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DataSeeker (ex ACDataSeeker) 1.14
Sunday, 21 December, 2014

Multithreaded text and file finder with:

  • multiple text strings;
  • result history;
  • case option and boolean operators;
  • binary filter;
  • resizeable and customizable interface and more!
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Ddrescue 1.22
Sunday, 26 February, 2017

Ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another, trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors.


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DirDiff 2.07
Thursday, 1 June, 2006

Directory compare program for OS/2 and eCS: compares all files in two sub-directorys or whole directory trees. It can be used for many file management activities and is a must have tool for software...

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Distributed File Repair Utilities 0.2.0 beta
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Port of Distributed File Repair Utilities, compiled with IBM VisualAge C++ 3.08. This set of tools is designed to help people repair a corrupted file or restore a patched file with the help of someone who got the original file. Large 2...

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dSync/2 0.16z
Monday, 10 November, 2003

This program creates and maintains exact copies of files, directories or the whole disks in/on the other directory/disk.

One can specify any number of directories and files for excluding from copy process, and any number...

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EF Commander 2.32
Saturday, 1 May, 2004

EF Commander is a complete file manager for the OS/2 desktop.

If you've ever used and liked Norton Commander, you'll like this dual-windowed program, which comes complete with bubble and online help.

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EGenM32W 0.2
Wednesday, 27 July, 2011

Easy to handle tool to show or patch content of genm32w.os2

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ePDF - PostScript to PDF converter 2.99
Saturday, 18 January, 2014

An utility which brings the capabilities of Adobe Acrobat Distiller to the OS/2 platform using GhostScript to generate PDF files:

  • management for different distiller...
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F, freeware file manager & standalone utilities 4.70 - 4.71b & 1.60
Friday, 1 November, 2002

Freeware multi-platform text-mode file manager with many features.

Main F functions:

  • Multiple file windows display;
  • Full support for ZIP and WPI archives;
  • Integration with built-in file viewer and...
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File Commander/2 2.40
Wednesday, 3 March, 2010

File Commander is a 32 bit text mode file manager and shell that allows you to locate, copy, move, delete, view, edit and execute your files in a quick, convenient and customizable manner.

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File freedom 2.02
Wednesday, 20 October, 1999

A full-featured PM file manager that comes complete with an internal Zip Viewer as well as some features designed especially for networks.

Help on line.

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File (libmagic) 5.0.4
Monday, 2 February, 2015

File is an implementation of the UNIX File command. It knows the 'magic number' of several thousands of file types.

'Magic numbers' are used basically in UNIX environments to identify the binary files format.

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File Manager/2 3.24
Monday, 12 October, 2015

FM2 is an excellent file manager for the eComStation WorkPlaceShell with a lot of functions!

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File Syncronizer 1.3
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010

Keeps your files syncronized between two systems by tracking changes and transferring changes via your choice of removeable media.

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FileStar/2 & FlexEdit 3.05.00 & 1.10.00
Thursday, 31 January, 2008

is a powerful OS/2 file management utility that users should find very helpful in the maintenance of all types of files.

It is simple to use yet has many robust features that should accommodate the needs of less experienced users...

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FileSynq 0.1
Thursday, 5 January, 2012

FileSynq is a free and open-source program for uploading files and downloading them from a different computer. Program developed using...

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Find Duplicate Files 1.01
Wednesday, 15 May, 1996

Find duplicate files on your disks.

Allow mask/date/size compare.

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Fontname 1
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015

Command line tool to examine TrueType/OpenType fonts.

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FSJ file splitter and joiner 1.0
Monday, 20 November, 2006

Splits and joins files larger than 2 GBs using high memory objects when available.

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Thursday, 2 February, 2017

Port of the popular OpenSource GNU GREP for UNIX: Search for corresponding strings in specified files.

Ported using Open Watcom C/C++ & Fortran77.

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Graphical File Comparison 1.2
Saturday, 1 January, 1994

This is a graphical file comparison program. It compares two files on disk and notes lines that are common to both. A bar chart is drawn, giving an overallview of which lines match, and the text of either file, or a composite file, is...

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Harddisk Manager 1.15
Thursday, 1 December, 2005

Advanced and bugfixed replacement for lvmgui on Warp Server for e-Business, ACP/MCP and eComStation. Now with full keyboard support!

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HTML to Text 1.0
Tuesday, 9 September, 1997

A REXX script which extracts HTML-tags from HTML-files used in Internet www-communication and stores the remaining text into an ASCII-file.

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IAT (Iso9660 Analyzer Tool) 1.7
Sunday, 11 October, 2009

IAT (Iso9660 Analyzer Tool) is a tool for detecting the structure of many types of CD-ROM image file formats, such as BIN, MDF, PDI, CDI, NRG, and B5I, and converting them into ISO-9660.

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Tuesday, 28 March, 2017

INI2Rexx is a tool that eases the freezing, editing and mainteinance of INI files that you want to behave exactly as you like.
It works by generating a rexx script capable or regerating again the original INI file when executed....

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InstFont 1.0
Thursday, 5 August, 2010

InstFont is a simple command-line tool for installing a font under OS/2 Presentation Manager.

This program was written in order to facilitate automated font install packages.

While it is possible to install a font using...

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JMNSISHelper 0.2
Sunday, 3 July, 2011

With this program you can easily create scripts file for the NSIS installer. Application developed using the...

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JRescuer per JFS 2.31
Thursday, 8 February, 2007

An utility to retrieve files from un-mountable JFS volumes, unavailable due to any of a lot of reasons: phase 3 chkdsk fail etc. Includes JUne, PM undelete utility.

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K File wizard 1.1.0
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014

A file manager for OS/2 integrating local and remote file operations

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KDiff3 0.9.97
Saturday, 23 October, 2010

KDiff3 is a program that

  • compares or merges two or three text input files or directories,
  • shows the differences line by line and...
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Larsen Commander 1.07.04
Tuesday, 24 January, 2017

A powerful, flexible and user friendly GUI file manager and command processor for OS/2 Warp. In addition to the two classic file panels Larsen Commander has a built in command line and a scrollable console monitor.

Available in...

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libarchive 3.3.2
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017

Multi-format archive and compression library.

The libarchive library features:

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Longname Utility 1.0
Monday, 20 April, 2015

Check validity of long filename operations. The main purpose of this utility is to check the longfilename Extend Attribute of a file.

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LPTool filetransfer 2.12

LPTool enables file transfer and remote execution via a "laplink" cable connection between parallel ports of two machines running OS/2 3.0 or newer.

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Midnight Commander 4.5.6
Tuesday, 7 September, 1999

Midnight Commander UNIX port. Midnight Commander is a 32 bit text mode file manager and shell that allows you to locate, copy, move, delete, view, edit and execute your files in a quick, convenient and customizable manner.

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Module Replacer 0.1
Wednesday, 13 January, 1999

Module Replacer for OS/2 is a text mode executable which unlocks running DLL and EXE files, optionally replacing them with a new file and saving a backup copy of the old file. ENGLISH.EXE and ITALIANO.EXE are the English and the Italian...

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Script di installazione MozillaDrag&Drop (e FirefoxD&D) 0.38+
Sunday, 19 June, 2016

A script to install Firefox simply by drag/drop the zip file on the object. Script support also update, backup and multi-installs specifing install location.

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Saturday, 26 November, 2011

A REXX install script+executable to install Mozilla apps. Mozinst will create program icons on your desktop + deinstall Innotek Font Engine (IFE) support. Works for Seamonkey/Thunderbird/Firefox.

See also more recent...

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Mtools 4.0.17
Sunday, 18 March, 2012

MTools is a collection of utilities for disk handling.

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MultifileDetector 1.8.1
Sunday, 29 January, 2012

MultifileDetector allows you to detect multiple files. Once a file already exists is detected, it can be manually or automatically deleted. MultifileDetector calculate MD5 of each file to know if it already...

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Names 1.8
Thursday, 26 September, 2013

File names and attributes checker. This application checks files on HPFS and JFS drives. It changes case of names, revises differences between file and WPS object names and changes file attributes.

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NewView 2.19.4
Monday, 1 September, 2008

A replacement for View.exe, the original OS/2 help viewer. Major enhancements are: * Select and copy direct from window * Easy to use global (all files) search * Remembers size & position * Most recently used files list * Almost...

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OwnCloud Client 1.2.0
Tuesday, 11 August, 2015

The ownCloud Sync Client is a desktop program you install on your computer.

Specify one ore more directories on the local machine to sync your ownCloud server, and always have your latest files wherever you are. Make a change to...

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PDFMergeNX 2.0
Thursday, 18 November, 2010

PDFMergeNX is an application for manipulating PDF and PS files; it provides a graphical interface on top of GhostScript, XPDF, and ePDF.

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PM PDF (Poor Mans PDF) 1.0.5
Tuesday, 1 April, 2003

An utility which brings the capabilities of Adobe Acrobat Distiller to the OS/2 platform using GhostScript to generate PDF files.

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PMSearch 1.0
Monday, 9 July, 2007

PMSearch is a fast and useful file search engine. Includes features like file search by attribute type (archive, hidden, read-only and system). These bits can be set or clear as well as * and ? queries in file text search parameters....

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PNG Check 2.3.0
Saturday, 29 October, 2016

PNG Check, a command-line program to check and report information or subimages from PNG/MNG image/animation files.

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Pngcrush 1.7.59
Wednesday, 29 May, 2013

Pngcrush is an optimizer for PNG (Portable Network Graphics) files.

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QDiskUsage 1.0.4
Wednesday, 2 June, 2010

A Graphical Disk Usage Analyzer. QDiskUsage generates a navigable pie chart of your directory so you can easilyy find the largest directory or file on your disk.

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Rename Enhancer 0.8.9
Wednesday, 31 December, 2008

Rename Enhancer makes easy renaming group of files in an automated way.

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Rsync 3.0.9
Wednesday, 25 April, 2012

Open source utility that provides fast incremental file transfer.

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Safecopy 1.7
Sunday, 20 April, 2014

Safecopy is a data recovery tool which tries to extract as much data as possible from a problematic (i.e. damaged sectors) source - like floppy drives, hard disk partitions, CDs, tape devices, where other tools would fail due to I/O...

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SearchPlus 2.0.3
Tuesday, 11 October, 2011

An enanched files searching program. Search criteria can include contents, file size, file date, attributes. Results may be sorted on date, filesize etc. Actions on files found include edit, open, delete, copy, move, execute. All...

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ShowSub 1.0
Thursday, 4 July, 2013

ShowSub displays the .SUBJECT EA of a single file, so the WPS doesn't have to be used to obtain a copyable value which may have been set by, for example, Firefox. Long filenames and wildcards are supported.

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Syncronize Directories 1.5
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010

A program to sincronize directories.

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TTFPatch 1.0
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017

TTFPatch is a commandline tool which lets fonts designers set the 'embeddable' flags of their TrueType fonts for inclusion into PDF files for distribution.

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UClip 0.3.0
Thursday, 23 August, 2007

UClip is designed to allow OS/2 programs to exchange unicode text using the clipboard with other native programs or with odin-ized programs.

It is compiled using Odin source code, so it shares the...

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UniView 0.2.1
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

UniView querys the file type of the opened help file (OS/2, Windows or plain text) and opens the file with the right program for this help file type.

Program developed...

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Usage 1.0
Saturday, 23 March, 2013

Usage is a command line tool that prints out the disk usage of all disks/directories or directory/subdirectory. It is the command-line version of the "Treesize" function of...

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Monday, 1 March, 2004

VFAT2EA converts VFAT Long Filenames to OS/2's .LONGNAME Extended Attributes, which is the standard way in OS/2 to store the long filenames for every file or directory on a partition which does not support long filenames. It can also...

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Which 2.2.0 & 2.1.15
Wednesday, 8 February, 2017

Port of the "which" command for UNIX: report the complete path for a command/file or the shell alias in use.

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WPIView 1.1.0
Saturday, 19 June, 2010

WPIView is a utility to view, install, and extract WarpIN packages (that is to say, with .WPI file extension).

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WPS class replacement for WPFileSystem/WPSystem Release 3
Sunday, 2 October, 2016

An enhancement to WPFileSystem and WPSystem classes, that helps in copying files to USB mass storage devices FAT16 formatted, where the long filenames may occasionally suffer truncation into 8.3 type.

It also forces the system to...

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