Multi function command line tool that belongs onto every usb stick.
SFK makes daily tasks easy. Find and extract text in binary files list dir tree sizes filter and replace text run an instant ftp server http server for easy file transfer find duplicate files join many text files into one create and verify md5 checksum lists run a command on all files detab text create hexdumps from files trace contents of a tcp connection find dependencies between files print colored text to terminal locate commands in the path print last lines of a file convert CRLF hex to binary binary to source code split and join large files list the contents of all .zip .jar .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 files. Example: how do you transfer files from one PC to another type sfk ftpserv and you have an ftp server running within one second. The same with all other functions: sfk find finds text within files - without long and boring index creation. sfk run runs your self-defined command on all files but you get a preview of what would be done before the stuff is really executed. Detailed help and easy syntax: whereever possible there is a descriptive help text understandable error message suggestion for improvement. Options are written in plain english - its no longer ls -lRxtz -bnf geek speak but sfk list -time -size -since today commands that you can actually remember. No installation: if you are working on many different machines (bussiness and private PC notebooks VMWare machines helping someone under Windows and Linux) then forget about installing tools over and over. No installation registry modifications DLL dependencies - SFK simply runs instantly anywhere. Download URL points to the Windows version. For Mac OS X Linux Raspberry Pi use the tool website.
Swiss File Knife's technical specifications
TitleSwiss File Knife
File Size1.7 MB
RequirementsNo special requirements.
Supported OSLinux,Linux Console,Linux Open Source,Mac OS X,Win7 x32,Win7 x64,Win98,WinVista,WinVista x64,WinXP,Windows 8,Other
Change Logsfk xfind a powerful text search tool for the command line is now open source. compared to grep it features an easy human readable pattern syntax based on the english language. improved scripting by string functions like substr and direct access to environment variables.