Download Command Line - Best Software & Apps

  • WiFi Password Decryptor

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover forgotten WiFi passwords

    7
    1846 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for any level of user , Export data to HTML, XML or TXT format, Can also be used from the command line
    • CONS: No advanced features , Not compatible with XP
  • MPlayer

    RC 2 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Pocket PC
    Windows Mobile

    A great free player with support for hundreds of formats

    7
    380 votes
    • PROS: Support for hundreds of formats, Very fast response, Light on system resources, Extensive support for keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: Dull interface
  • RunAsDate

    1.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Task manager to run programs when you want them to

    7
    63 votes
    • PROS: Allows different programs to be run simultaneously at different times, Works via the GUI or command line, Doesn't require installation
    • CONS: Doesn't work with all applications
  • Quick Heal Anti-Virus

    2011 2010

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Up-to-date antivirus protection for your PC

    7
    1827 votes
    • PROS: Generate reports on everything, Command line options, Real-time protection, Various scan options
    • CONS: Convoluted installation process, Requires other security products to be uninstalled
  • Aircrack-ng

    rc3 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Assess your Wi-Fi network security with these free tools

    6
    837 votes
    • PROS: The developers keep making very clever changes and updates, All the tools are command line that allows heavy scripting
    • CONS: You need the programming skills to generate your own DLLs , May be used for more nefarious purposes
  • Cygwin

    1.7.17

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Tools and utilities to emulate Linux in Windows

    7
    107 votes
    • cmder

      1.3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable and convenient console emulator

      9
      2 votes
      • PROS: Ideal if you are already on the Git and GitHub bandwagon, A great command line tool, Good for people that work simultaneously with Visual Studio and command line
      • CONS: Difficult to understand for the uninitiated, Very little is explained on the website, The user manual is not very good
    • FLV Extract

      1.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Extract video, audio and timecodes from your FLV videos

      6
      22 votes
      • PROS: Very simple, Includes command line feature, Maintains quality
      • CONS: No options
    • p7zip

      9.04

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Powerful command line compression tool

      5
      26 votes
      • PROS: Supports many formats, Allows you to preview contents
      • CONS: No user interface
    • Lynx

      rel1 2.8.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Surf the web using the command line

      7
      32 votes
      • FFMpeg

        (Tripp's Unofficial Build) r18639

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        FFMpeg for Windows

        7
        22 votes
        • Macrium Reflect

          7.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create exact images of your hard drive and server and clone them

          8
          84 votes
          • PROS: Disk imaging made easy!, You can create a disk image in just a few steps, It's free
          • CONS: Scheduled backups are not very user-friendly, Rescue CD is limited to a few operating systems
        • ImageMagick

          6.7.3-4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Convert and resize images using the command line

          7
          44 votes
          • PROS: Powerful command line image manipulator, Includes SVG renderer, Edits almost any format
          • CONS: No GUI, Too hard for beginners
        • Secure FTP

          2.5.21

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          FTP client especially for SSL connections

          6
          16 votes
          • PROS: Designed specifically for SSL connections, GUI and Command Line interface, User forum in case of problems
          • CONS: May not connect to some IIS servers
        • VirusTotal Uploader

          2.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Downloadable antivirus tool from VirusTotal

          7
          53 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Very quick, Integrates well with context menu and command line
          • CONS: Needs to open the browser to display results, Pretty ugly
        • cGPSmapper shareware

          1.00

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          cGPSmapper is a command line program which allow to convert...

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          • Power Mixer

            2.9

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Advanced Windows audio mixer

            7
            100 votes
            • Console

              2.00b

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Enhance the Windows console with new and improved options

              6
              12 votes
              • ConEmu

                161022

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                An advanced and convenient Windows console emulator

                9
                1 vote
                • PROS: It does just what you need and does what it claims it does, The program is just as good as its most popular competitors, There is plenty of documentation, links, videos and reviews on the website
                • CONS: It is advanced, but it requires a little more learning than its alternatives, The program is not as portable as some people may like, Their website needs upgrading a little
              • Unison

                2.27.157

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                File synchronization utility for keeping files up to date on removable devices

                8
                4 votes
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