Adequate Systems

Hopefully Helpful Software

My career has been made possible by high-quality freeware generously developed by volunteers. I try to return the favor when I have ideas for easy-to-use, cross-platform utilities that ought to already exist. I prefer single-file executables (or .app bundles on Mac) when possible so they can be carried on a flash drive and don't require installers.

Flying Carpet

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Wireless, encrypted file transfer over automatically configured ad hoc networking. No network infrastructure required (access point, router, switch). Just two laptops with wireless chips in close range. Don't have a flash drive? Don't have access to a wireless network or don't trust one? Need to move a file larger than 2GB between different filesystems but don't want to set up a file share? Try it out! Written mostly in Go.

Cloaker

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Have you ever wanted to protect a file with a password and found it unnecessarily difficult to do so? Cloaker aims to provide the easiest, simplest file encryption possible. Just drop a file onto the window, set a password, and choose where to save it. To decrypt, drop the encrypted file on the window, enter the password, and choose the output location. (Tip: decrypt to a ramdisk for temporary use to avoid writing data to permanent storage.) Core written in Rust with a C++ Qt frontend.