Cobian Backup

Cobian Backup

Web site: www.cobiansoft.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: 2000
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Cobian Backup – a file-backup program that can be used to make automatic backups for your directories and files.

Cobian Backup can be run as a service or as a regular application. It can backup to some other location in the same computer, to the network and even to an FTP server. The program supports compression and encryption.

Features/supports:
– Unicode
– FTP connection
– compression ZIP, SQX, 7z
– encryption Blowfish, Rijndael, DES, RSA-Rijndael
– incremental and differential backup
– saving backups to CD, DVD, USB memory stick, a hard drive (internal or external)
– long file names (32,000 characters)

The project founder is Luis Cobian of Umeå University.

The application has been sold in 2013 to James Sweeney, who is the new owner of all new versions of the program (after version 11).

Internet Download Accelerator

Internet Download Accelerator

Web site: westbyte.com/ida/
Category: Network
Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: December 2, 2002
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Internet Download Accelerator – a download manager created for Microsoft Windows operating system by a Ukrainian company, WestByte Software. It can be integrated with Yandex.Browser, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Vivaldi and other web browsers that are built based on these.

Internet Download Accelerator lets you to noticeably increase the speed of file download from the Internet using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. The acceleration is achieved by splitting a file being downloaded into several parts and downloading these parts at the same time. Internet Download Accelerator resumes broken downloads from where they left off from both HTTP, HTTPS and FTP servers.

Some notable features:
– FTP Explorer
– site manager for password and download folders management
– scheduler
– download speed control, automatic mode for the most comfortable browsing on the Web
– dial for dial-up connection
– search for files, programs, games, and music
– IDA Bar – a toolbar for Internet Explorer and Firefox
– ability to download video and mp3 from popular video services
– ability to download 8K, 4K and FullHD video from popular video services
– download video with subtitles
– sending links to download from messengers (Telegram)
– watch video while downloading
– power and useful tool for management of download categories
– work with ZIP and RAR archives
– support for FTP over SSL/TSL
– ability to check MD5 sum of downloaded files
– integration with anti-virus programs

The Bat!

The Bat!

Web site: www.ritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Shareware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: March 1997
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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The Bat! – a secure desktop email client for Windows, built to protect your correspondence against third-parties.

The Bat! protects your information through multiple encryption streams, with the option to keep all information encrypted on you disk, and to protect emails during communication using end-to-end encryption (E2EE). The Bat! can work without global email providers that keep your messages in the cloud, where they can be stolen. The Bat! keeps your emails on your computer to make them private. The Bat! blocks malicious code and tracking pixels that spread via email. This is a way to protect from email hacking.

The Bat! email program is able to process and store an unlimited number of messages and has no restriction on the number of email accounts accessible via IMAP, POP, MAPI protocols. The Bat! is a perfect multiple email account manager – allows you to quickly access all your email accounts in one place. The Bat! is a safe, robust and reliable mail application. It handles very large message bases quickly and with small memory footprint.

You can download for free (no registration required) and use unregistered copy of The Bat! mail software app for evaluation purposes for one period of 30 days. During this period you should either purchase a registered license or stop using The Bat! program, according to the EULA.