FileOptimizer 11.20.2033 for Windows

by Javier Gutiérrez Chamorro (Guti)

Avg. Rating 4.8 (117 votes)

File Details

File Size 71.5 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Windows (All)
Date Added
Total Downloads 13,484
Publisher Javier Gutiérrez Chamorro (Guti)
Homepage FileOptimizer

Publisher's Description

FileOptimizer is a lossless file size optimizer supporting AIR, APK, APNG APPX, CBZ, DOCX, GIF, GZ, EPUB, ICO, JAR, JPEG, MNG, MPP, PNG, PPTX, PDF, PUB, SWF, TIF, VSD, XAP, XLSX, and ZIP file formats among others.

Latest Reviews

Pkshadow

Pkshadow reviewed v9.90.1844 on Jun 13, 2017

Program works very well. Very simple & fast batch process.
I use this in conjunction with a old prog of mine and also a website that checks my posted files and can reduce further. No 1 program seems to do it all.
Uninstaller should say YES not no.
No complaints since Auth has now started listing with Symantic/Norton before release.as to false positive though does happen still at times.
Over all very good.

smaragdus

smaragdus reviewed v9.80.1769 on Apr 19, 2017

@rutherfordpaul
False positives are an issue for the crappy anti-viruses and those who blindly trust them, not for the developer.

guti

guti reviewed v8.30.1456 on May 5, 2016

It is a false positive reported several times to AV vendors:

https://sourceforge.net/...7e4162e0/?limit=25#5ffc

https://sourceforge.net/...7e4162e0/?limit=25#a7dd

https://sourceforge.net/...5aaa4f39/?limit=25#cced

How can be an open source project which you are able to study or compile yourself be infected. Does not make sense.

rutherfordpaul

rutherfordpaul reviewed v8.20.1427 on Mar 9, 2016

Virus Total reported that 6 of its 56 virus scanners detected malware.

So, on that basis, don't install it - until thedeveloper has sorted this issue out.

French_Pastiches

French_Pastiches reviewed v7.20.1196 on Mar 16, 2015

Almost perfect. :)

guti

guti reviewed v7.00.341 Beta 2 on Jan 4, 2015

7.00 beta 3, already out: http://nikkhokkho.source....php?page=FileOptimizer

E.T

E.T reviewed v7.00.341 Beta 2 on Jan 2, 2015

File is Infected with ...TROJAN VIRUS!!!... Is this False Positive??? I don't think so. :-(

https://www.virustotal.c...089/analysis/1420227278/

balanceinmotion

balanceinmotion reviewed v7.00.328 Beta 1 on Sep 24, 2014

love this!

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v5.90.267 on Mar 11, 2014

right on

chrispaul

chrispaul reviewed v5.90.267 on Feb 17, 2014

4 stars

Avg. Rating 4.8 (117 votes)
Your Rating
Pkshadow

Pkshadow reviewed v9.90.1844 on Jun 13, 2017

Program works very well. Very simple & fast batch process.
I use this in conjunction with a old prog of mine and also a website that checks my posted files and can reduce further. No 1 program seems to do it all.
Uninstaller should say YES not no.
No complaints since Auth has now started listing with Symantic/Norton before release.as to false positive though does happen still at times.
Over all very good.

smaragdus

smaragdus reviewed v9.80.1769 on Apr 19, 2017

@rutherfordpaul
False positives are an issue for the crappy anti-viruses and those who blindly trust them, not for the developer.

guti

guti reviewed v8.30.1456 on May 5, 2016

It is a false positive reported several times to AV vendors:

https://sourceforge.net/...7e4162e0/?limit=25#5ffc

https://sourceforge.net/...7e4162e0/?limit=25#a7dd

https://sourceforge.net/...5aaa4f39/?limit=25#cced

How can be an open source project which you are able to study or compile yourself be infected. Does not make sense.

rutherfordpaul

rutherfordpaul reviewed v8.20.1427 on Mar 9, 2016

Virus Total reported that 6 of its 56 virus scanners detected malware.

So, on that basis, don't install it - until thedeveloper has sorted this issue out.

French_Pastiches

French_Pastiches reviewed v7.20.1196 on Mar 16, 2015

Almost perfect. :)

guti

guti reviewed v7.00.341 Beta 2 on Jan 4, 2015

7.00 beta 3, already out: http://nikkhokkho.source....php?page=FileOptimizer

E.T

E.T reviewed v7.00.341 Beta 2 on Jan 2, 2015

File is Infected with ...TROJAN VIRUS!!!... Is this False Positive??? I don't think so. :-(

https://www.virustotal.c...089/analysis/1420227278/

balanceinmotion

balanceinmotion reviewed v7.00.328 Beta 1 on Sep 24, 2014

love this!

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v5.90.267 on Mar 11, 2014

right on

chrispaul

chrispaul reviewed v5.90.267 on Feb 17, 2014

4 stars

barrytbutler

barrytbutler reviewed v5.90.267 on Jan 29, 2014

great tool. a must have for bulk file optimizing!

GadgetPig

GadgetPig reviewed v5.00.213 on Feb 20, 2013

This is a nice bulk file optimzier tool, it really does slim down and optimize files. However it has 2 critical flaws which needs to be fixed.

Things that could be improved:

1.) The default setting is to remove metadata info. So for example on JPG files, the program strips out critical pieces of Exif data from JPG files:

exif-camera (date picture was taken)
exif-origin (camera f-stop/exposure/iso)

This is critical because if you want to rename your JPG files based on "date taken", it's stripped out and won't work.

Under "options" there is a checkbox "copy metadata". I recommend you enable it for all applicable file extensions. This really should be enabled by default.

2.) There is no "abort" or "pause" button. You have to close out of the program to cancel operations. Understandable as it uses multiple command line operations/plugins, but it'd be nice if it was possible to abort.

Other considerations:

PDF/PNG/EXE compression compression is slow, especially on dual core systems (YMMV) sometimes not worth the effort considering most PDF/PNG/EXE files won't compress much further.

Keep in mind during processing, the program places originals in your recycle bin. So if you process 1 gb of data, it takes up 2gb of space (until you empty recycle bin)

In some cases EXE files also do self integrity checks on itself and related DLL files. Some cases it fails to run after compression. One example is WinWGetPortable, which failed NSIS self integrity check after compression of both EXE and DLL files.

Tests:

On a sample JPG photo created from a Canon EOS 60D (18 megapixels) it shrunk down the file size from 5.95 MB to 5.88 MB with no difference in picture quality, even zoomed up close. True to it's stated "lossless" description.

On a sample PDF file, by default it downconverts to 150DPI, so images inside will slightly change when viewed close. Setting to "prepress 300DPI" should make it virtually exact.

Conclusion:

Good program for squeezing every last drop of space from files, just make sure to backup first, exclude certain program directories, enable "copy metadata" for all extensions, enable "keep file attributes", and change PDF DPI to "prepress 300" under program options.

Sativarg

Sativarg reviewed v1.70.104 on Sep 7, 2012

OK link fixed thanks

Sativarg

Sativarg reviewed v1.65 on Sep 4, 2012

Thanks for listening... reading.

Sativarg

Sativarg reviewed v1.60 on Aug 27, 2012

Some impressive result... FAST I have a folder I use to drop all the images and PDFs and such that end up on my desk. I dragged it to the File Optimizer window and got a list of the 72 files that where in there and sub-folders.

the overall size went down by 15.1 MB (15,872,000 bytes) / 35.6 MB (37,384,192 bytes) = 42.4%? did I do that right...

Only 42 of the files where altered so the CRCs had change. I used a synchronize to compare the new folder with the original I backed up.

But it was not clear when selecting a file in the File Optimizer list if the context menu would process just that file or the whole list. So I suggest allowing users to select files or have the text in the context menu reflect the range of files to be processed like "precess all". Or at least let the user know in the documentation what to expect.

Every one is going to say this overwrites files without asking so maybe a warning would relieve these concerns. Or an option to backup all files changed...

OK, that said, non of my files seem any worse for wear. But I'm no X'pert.

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