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Releasing PAQCompress v0.6.1

Releasing PAQCompress v0.6.1

Hi everyone, Today, I have released PAQCompress v0.6.1: This release adds the new compressor version paq8px v207. For the changes in this new paq8px version, click here. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy! Post Views: 4

Ongoing Updates to the paq8px_script.py script to compress files using PAQ8PX

Ongoing Updates to the paq8px_script.py script to compress files using PAQ8PX

Hi everyone, Over the past few days, I’ve revisited my old paq8px_script.py Python script that I wrote in order to compress files using the paq8px compressor. This script builds a file list that we can feed to paq8px so that it can compress multiple files and create an archive. I wrote an introductory post of this project back in 2018. An update I did in 2020 was to add multithreaded compression by making a paq8px archive per file. This is…

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Installing Wine from WineHQ in Ubuntu 22.10

Installing Wine from WineHQ in Ubuntu 22.10

Hi everyone, Today, we will be installing Wine from the WineHQ repository in Ubuntu 22.10. Wine is a compatibility layer that allow us to run Windows software on Linux. It is not an emulator nor a virtualization software. It simply translates the binary to Linux-compatible POSIX API call to allow the execution of them. In Windows, Microsoft added the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). There are currently 2 versions: WSL1 and WSL2. WSL1 can be considered the opposite of Wine,…

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Announcing PAQCompress v0.6.0

Announcing PAQCompress v0.6.0

Hi everyone, Today, I have released PAQCompress v0.6.0: This is the first release in the 0.6.0 branch and brings an awesome new feature. It is now possible to compress a folder sorting its file content by File Path, File Name, or by Extension. PAQ is a compressor sensitive to the order of the files it compresses. This means that sometimes, you get the best compression ratio if similar files are placed together. This is what this new version attempts to…

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Releasing ResultsForm, a .NET 6 Component to display Output and Results log

Releasing ResultsForm, a .NET 6 Component to display Output and Results log

Hi everyone, Today, I am releasing ResultsForm. This is my first .NET 6 project. ResultsForm is a .NET 6 Windows Forms class that you can use to pass a List(Of String) object to show your software output or results in a nice, simple form. It can save its output as a log file and the form can be customized. To use this form, you can simply call it like this in VB.NET This will have the following output: You can…

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MP3 GUI v1.0 is released!

MP3 GUI v1.0 is released!

Hi everyone, Today, I’m publishing a new MP3 Graphical User Interface software to encode audio files to MP3. This software uses ffmpeg’s libmp3lame or libshine encoding libraries in order to produce MP3 files. These provides you an option to choose between quality or speed encoding. For quality MP3 files, there’s libmp3lame, while for speed (and a lower quality) there is libshine. It also provides the option to encode files using a variable bitrate when using libmp3lame, and allows choosing a…

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Google Drive Uploader & Explorer Tool v1.15.2 has been released!

Google Drive Uploader & Explorer Tool v1.15.2 has been released!

Hi everyone, Today, I have released Google Drive Uploader & Explorer Tool v1.15.2: This version has the following changes: Changed “Uploads Finished” text to “Queue Items Processed!” as the queue can be either upload or download items. Updated Google APIs. You can download it on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy! Post Views: 1

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.18

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.18

Hi everyone, Today, I have released PAQCompress v0.5.18: This release adds the new compressor version paq8px v206. For the changes in this new paq8px version, click here. You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Happy New Year’s Eve! Post Views: 0

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.17

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.17

Hi everyone, Today, I have released PAQCompress v0.5.17: This release adds the new compressor version paq8pxd v106. This compressor update provides the following change: You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy! Post Views: 0

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.16

Releasing PAQCompress v0.5.16

Hi everyone, Today, I have released PAQCompress v0.5.16: This release adds the new compressor version paq8pxd v105. This compressor update provides the following change: You can download this new version on GitHub by clicking here. Enjoy! Post Views: 0