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February 20, 2010

Convenient stuff
Yet another update for Disk Index Maker. From now on the search results stay available even if you switch to the folder panel and the advanced searches file size field supports decimal numbers. Download it now!

January 11, 2010

Small yet silly mistake
To cut a long story short: Disk Index Maker won't exit with a type mismatch when you try to access a disk's comment.

January 1, 2010

Website reworked
Happy new year everyone! The year 2010 begins with some changes made to to the website.

The forum has been closed down, effective immediately, for not being highly frequented, causing us to not catch every new post in an acceptable amount of time. Its successor is the new kind-of-guestbook web form.

And now some quite uninteresting details: The website has been reworked to not use frames any more. Even if the pages look as always, the inner workings have been refined. All pages are written in valid HTML and CSS now.

Update for an update and Windows 7
There was a bug in the last update that prevented compatibility to previous versions. A bunch of other bugs got fixed, the highlight being the files list won't flicker any more.

Task bar button with progress barFor it has not been mentioned the last time, it will be made up for now: Disk Index Maker is compatible to Windows 7 and even uses some of the operating system's new functions like the progress bar on the task bar button.

December 27, 2009

Important update for Disk Index Maker
The newest update for Disk Index Maker corrects some very nasty bugs which affect every disk added by the previous version. Installing the update is strongly recommended.

On adding comments were saved wrongfully and some ID3 tags could not be read. Besides, the alphabetical disk sort mode and finding disks or folders are fixed. These and many more changes are listed in the change log.

October 6, 2009

Disk Index Maker 2.6
There it goes again! Disk Index Maker has been reworked. The database format has been updated to improve browsing speed and a new alternative search function helps you to find similar files if a disk is indispensible at the moment.

Now we call it Disk Index Maker 2.6 and you can download it right away.

September 14, 2009

A wonderful day
Even if the additions in today's update for Disk Index Maker would not make a nice high gloss magazine cover photo, some handy stuff happened.

Disk Index Maker will create a temporary copy of the opened index only if there are changes to be made. This will greatly improve in case you open large indices merely for browsing. A working copy is created the first time you edit the index, of course.

Furthermore the file list is virtual now. Technically spoken, this really speeds up displaying contents – even for thousands of files. The progress indicator that showed up in the status bar when displaying a large amount of files and slowed down tremendously towards the end is gone.

Disk Index Maker is faster by orders of magnitude and now as handy as it has never been before.

May 20, 2009

A small update for the new Disk Index Maker
Nothing happened for a long time and then yet another update arrives. A bug in Disk Index Maker that snuck in is fixed.

May 9, 2009

Disk Index Maker and Windows Vista
Another update for Disk Index Maker now supports the User Account Control for Windows Vista and generally improves the application. Not quite so interesting for international users: now the help file is available in German, too.

October 31, 2008

A scary tradition
Today is the day of fright and horror, not just for the little ones: World Savings Day. On a different note: Besides some website changes we today uphold a long tradition that we introduced in 2002 and that hasn't been maintained ever since: A preview image.

Product placementOctober was really quite productive and Synchrotron is getting better and a lot faster. For it is quite difficult to show that in pictures, we show you a small overview of some of the newest, mostly optical improvements without giving away what they are.

Do you have more ideas for features? Send us an email. We usually don't bite.

October 6, 2008

Best update for a long time
Synchrotron gets better every day. All new are the support of higher DPI settings, item sorting like in Windows XP or Vista, the flagging of failed synchronisations and the advanced folder selection. More about the two scores of changes is listed here.

September 14, 2008

Disk Index Maker updated
Disk Index Maker is readier for Windows Vista now. Some improvements have been made and two bugs have been fixed.

July 7, 2008

Synchrotron 2.1 - Now actually usable
Synchrotron now aged one has gotten some improvements to make it more pleasant to work with. When synchronising frequently you no longer have to reload the entire folder's contents for Synchrotron can detect changes to files by itself and just reread the affected files automatically. Furthermore this update gives you the opportunity to preview all planned file actions for every singe synchronisation mode, which can now be selected using a drop-down list on the toolbar.

  • Preview file actions for each synchronisation mode
  • Automatically watch the file system for changed files and reread just the changed ones
  • Customize the appearance of the files list faster using the new View menu
  • Clicking a file entry shows information, how and why a file will be synchronized

As a special gift even without registration no restrictions will apply to the light version until the end of August. So download, synchronize and have fun.

June 4, 2008

Synchrotron, again
The third update for Synchrotron adds a few things and removes a few bugs. The look in Windows Vista and for the blue Windows XP Luna style has been reworked (see some pixels). You'll find more definitive information in the change log.

Work on the next update has begun already: One or two relatively significant changes will be included. Stay tuned!

March 5, 2008

Disk Index Maker 2.5
For the first time since fall of 2004 Disk Index Maker's version number has been increased. Besides a new design the application now offers a function to search for disks.

January 17, 2008

Second update for Synchrotron
Just slightly later than half a year after the initial release the second update for Synchrotron has been released which fixes some bugs and adds new functionality – too many to name all of them here. Just look out for the change log to view them. Work already started for the next update.

December 6, 2007

Disk Index Maker, again
Today, yet another update for our Disk Index Maker has been released. It speeds up the application a little and fixes three nasty bugs.

November 5, 2007

Problems with PayPal pages solved
Because of the privacy settings in Internet Explorers, PayPal pages could turn up empty. This problem is now solved and all PayPal pages will open up in a new window.

September 25, 2007

Security Advisor overhauled
Quite irrelevant, for an English version has not been released yet and there isn't even an English product page, but the Security Advisor has been updated. See the product page for the new screenshots.

September 14, 2007

Synchrotron improvements
The first update for the new version of Synchrotron has been released, including a bunch of improvements. Most importantly an English language version has been added. List entries can be sorted now and some corrections have been made. The change log might help you out on the other changes.

September 1, 2007

The improbable occured
After almost four years of inactivity and in contrary to previous announcements, PowerTweax xp has been updated to reflect current conditions. Definitively even more interesting should be the fact, that registration is no longer needed and PowerTweax xp therefore is considered freeware with full functionality now. Further updates will still be improbable.

Where there's light, there's also shadow
It has been nearly three years ago the last update for Custom Folder has been released. Therefore Custom Folder now follows earlier applications already residing in outdated status.

August 25, 2007

Homepage overhaul
Again, the homepage has been updated. The graphics are a little bit more modern and no longer limited to a few colors.

August 23, 2007

Disk Index Maker update
Yet another update for Disk Index Maker. This time the setup process has been radically simplified. Windows Vista won't display registration errors anymore and the program should install without problems. Furthermore, some unintuitive idiosyncrasies of the application have been fixed. The help file got a mostly cosmetic update. More information are listed in the change log, the new version is available on its download page.

July 7, 2007

Announcing Synchrotron 2.0
After nearly endless development time, a new version of Synchrotron has been released today. The application has been overhauled completely and offers a new user interface and uncountable other functions among the ability to use FTP folders, too. This website for instance has been uploaded by Synchrotron since last autumn. Go to the reworked product page and have a look at the screenshots or to download the new version.

July 2, 2007

New update for Disk Index Maker
Yet another update for Disk Index Maker has been released. But this one's so small, it isn't even worthwhile to change the introduction sentence.

Another one for Synchrotron
Even Synchrotron has been updated. The setup accounts for Windows Vista, the rest is purely cosmetical crap.

January 16, 2007

New update for Disk Index Maker
Yet another update for Disk Index Maker has been released. Aside from some corrections there's a small repair function, that might restore a corrupted Index. In addition, the application is more robust now, in case some index tables are missing.

September 28, 2006

Security Advisor ready
Some time has passed since the last post, as it seems to be usual on this page. Security Advisor left beta state with no further changes made except for the removal of the beta notice.

Concerning Teamwork
Christoph requested the removal of his applications from our website. Therefore the file listing program File Lister 2 and the still in development IRC client Jaic Wain are not downloadable anymore and their respective product pages have been removed. The forums have been edited in correspondance also.

June 16, 2006

Security Advisor Beta online
Today we released a Beta version of the Securits Advisor, a progam that checks several possible weaknesses of your computer and gives tips to fix security vulnerabilities. The freeware application supports Windows XP but is available in German only.

The application is a beta version, which means, it is still in development and may contain errors. Some things may change until final release in near future. If you found errors or want to tell us what you think about it, feel free to write an email.

June 12, 2006

Advance notice: New tool
In the next days we'll release a new application concerning computer security. The tool has been in development for some time now and will start as an public beta. The final version shouldn't take very long to complete.

Much needed changes
As announced some days ago, much needed changes have been conducted. Most of them were under the hood, but a few can be spotted easily.

Applications that have not been cultivated for a long time are marked to be out-of-date. Computer Lock is as obsolete as Windows ME and PowerTweax xp will not be developed any further. Both of our oldest programs, mp3 Index Maker and Operation Blitz Krieg are marked as out-of-date, too. Likewise, even if still in shallow development, Jaic Wain has not been updated in over three years. All of these programs will still be around and can be downloaded furthermore.

If you visit us via direct link from an external site, all navigational elements will be displayed although. Last but not least, our page counter will not display any popups containing advertisements anymore.

June 1, 2006

Finally an update and some info
Today version 1.2 of Synchrotron has been brought online, which corrects some bugs and adds the ability to acutually select another language in options dialog.

For some time this place has been a bit flat on new stuff. It seems I'm the last semi-active here. In the next few days there will be some changes to accomodate for this.

November 17, 2005

Disk Index Maker update refresh
The recently released update for Disk Index Maker has been reworked. Another debug line has been removed and a tooltip has been corrected.

November 4, 2005

For your information
Good news and bad news this time. Bad news first: The latest version of Disk Index Maker contained forgotten code that didn't belong there. Therefore the app crashed. Now the good news: I forgot to update the update file though, so there should be only a small number of victims. By the way: A new version is available; the changelog is over here.

October 13, 2005

At least something new
It's not that much going on here. Since the Abitur i've got some work to be done and my new exercise course for my study began this Monday. Therefore I release another update for Disk Index Maker which contains all already working changes. I could not find time to do other planned features, but when I get some spare time, I will make up for that. All changes can be viewed here.

May 1, 2005

Two updates this time, info
It has been a long time since the last update, because I got some work to do for my other life. Now we have got two updates for our applications. Synchrotron got some improvements (there will be more, as soon as I have more spare time). Furthermore Disk Index Maker did get some attention in the form of small changes.

And some news for all the friends of Jaic Wain, the IRC client: After a long time Christoph has begun to resume work on version 0.2.1. More stuff soon.

February 20, 2005

New program hits web servers
It has been quite some time, but now we got a new program, Synchrotron, which helps you to keep files from two folders up to date. This works locally on your computer as well as via network. Therefore we also made a product page.

September 25, 2004

Beginning of fall, rising of Disk Index Maker
Disk Index Maker. Three words. Three distinctive words. But now theres version 2.4, which adds an optional welcome dialog, tooltips for files and folders and much more. Read about all changs here and download the program using its product page.

September 5, 2004

Maybe to be considered useful: Custom Folder Update!
After diverse days of plain fear, we released the next update for our Folder-Hit Custom Folder today. Today, the most diverse day of all, lightweight-features have been added like a German documentation (Since you are reading the English news article, this shouldn't be interesting at all.) All changes and additions can be found in the version history, which strangely isn't linked to from this article. An overview of this program can as always be found here.

August 23, 2004

Variety: Teamwork Software Release File Lister 2
Years ago, even before we thought of programming File Lister 1, we began working on File Lister 2. Incorporating latest cutting-edge technology, we were finally able to achieve the goals we have set for ourselves and arrive at a final version, which we have just released to the public. Read all about what has changed since the last version and download the program as long as it's still fresh!

July 11, 2004

Disk Index Maker 2.3, again
The beginning of the long vacation in Lower Saxony gives us reason to release another Disk Index Maker update. You can find the change log as always.

June 28, 2004

Disk Index Maker 2.3 arrived
After some time Disk Index Maker got an update and some new functionality. Now version 2.3 is available. A list of changed stuff is available.

April 6, 2004

It's Disk Index Maker, again
The Disk Index Maker, voted Number One Updated Application On Our Website, has just been updated, again. This time, there are some new features added, like the printing functionality. See the changelog for a full list of changes. Have fun.

April 1, 2004

Some update info
Our new tool Custom Folder has just been updated. Now the display problems in classic Windows style should be gone. This problem could cause the program not to run at all on Windows versions prior to Windows XP.

Another update
Three days ago Microsoft released a new service pack for Visual Studio, which is followed by a new runtime version. We updated our stuff, too. If you want to get the latest runtimes, download them here.

March 17, 2004

Now it's about a program
Custom Folder is just a new tiny tool to customise the way Windows displays folders and files. Want to set icons, images and tooltips for folders fast? Now you've got your chance! See what the programm is about on its product page.

March 14, 2004

This time it's something not related to our programs
We are proud to introduce the German language version of this homepage to the world. Just click the flags on the left side to switch to the German language version.

January 25, 2004

Well, slowly but surely it's getting boring
Yet another update for Disk Index Maker has been released. No new features this time, but some bugfixes have been done. Nothing critical though. By now you should know the link to the product page. By not typing it again I have some spare time for writing unneccessary stuff like this sentence.

January 24, 2004

We are sorry!
Thanks to a misconfiguration of our mail forwarder we could not receive all emails because they were categorized as being spam. We apologize for that. Now all problems have been solved and we are able once again to read and finally answer your mails.

January 2, 2004

PowerTweax xp lottery is over!
All five winners have been notified via email some minutes ago. If you didn't win a free license of PowerTweax xp, at least feel free to download it anyway...

December 24, 2003

Yet another...! Yeah, that's right, the sixth incarnation of our popular website has gone online. It's easy to navigate, friendlier on the eye and overall better.

Update attack!!!
Again (yes, we know) Disk Index Maker has been updated. Mostly fixes were done. See the change log. Next: PowerTweax xp got an update, too. See the change log.

Short annotation
We (that's us) wish you all a Merry Christmas and all the nice stuff all the other websites keep wishing you, too.

November 11, 2003

Well, guess what it is!
Again an update for Disk Index Maker v2.2. Some changes, some additions, but mostly fixed stuff. Read the change log here. Get the application here Nothing more to say.

July 23, 2003

Time for stuff
Yet another update has been released. This time it's PowerTweax xp, which now lets you alter special folder names and manage time servers. Some other stuff has been changed also. Read the change log.

July 9, 2003

Disk Index Maker v2.2 updated
Again Disk Index Maker got some new stuff. This time it's merely a minor update and doesn`t fix anything. It's just a special summertime release, because school's out. See the change log to see the new additions and changes or go directly to the product page.

June 22, 2003

Disk Index Maker v2.2 approaching
Disk Index Maker got a new makeover. Make use of folder comments, folder search and some new options. Read the new change log to see what's been changed or download the new version. But hurry! Only available as long as our stock will last.

Product pages reworked
We updated all product pages to make them a bit easier to use. You'll find the download link in the table above. The change logs were removed from the pages and are accessible over the table, too.

May 6, 2003

File Lister 1.1 released!
The moment you've all dreaded for so many months has finally arrived: The new version of our little utility File Lister is out. It got a new output format (HTML) as well as several more output options and has generelly become kindlier. Don't hesitate, grab the new version on File Lister's product page!

April 20, 2003

PowerTweax xp is going to rock!
Finally, a new program has been released after quite a long time. PowerTweax xp is a tool not just for improving Windows XP, but also for managing user account rights. Increase speed of your Windows XP system (Home Edition and Professional) in a really easy way. See what it can do on its product page.

April 7, 2003

We've got forums!
One year ago our forums went offline. But we acted very quickly... Marvel and behold: We finally got our own support forums. Alexander managed to find a nice site that lets you set up complete discussion boards for free, So, if you have any problems with our programs, want to tell us anything or post stuff: the forums are always open for you!

Annotation: We have a new forum, so the one mentioned in this message is not available anymore.

March 21, 2003

Disk Index Maker updated again
This is the biggest update since the last one. Version 2.1 contains some long-awaited features like password protection and editable disk comments. Read all about the changes on the product page.

February 16, 2003

Some Jaic Wain Stuff
Still remember Jaic Wain, the new IRC client? Well, all new version 0.2.0 is out with a whole new interface, better usability and - believe it or not - an options dialog! Go download it right away, remember, though, that it is still in an early stage!

December 21, 2002

Disk Index Maker Update #2
It has been a while, but Disk Index Maker has been updated now. Now it supports multiline comments and Windows xp themes, to name just two additions. Read the product page to see what has been changed.

December 7, 2002

File Lister released
Our new application (or, rather, utility) has just hit the public: File Lister. It allows you to quickly cobble together lists of files and folders, featuring various ways to influence the stuff the program produces. Go check it out!

November 9, 2002

SecureStart busted!
Because of the application being a big pile of not-so-good-stuff, we decided to pretend it's never existed. It has never existed! If anyone tells you there's been a program named SecureStart, this guy's propably a damn liar! Besides, this action proves we have a quality standard. At least that's some good news.

October 9, 2002

Jaic Wain product page online
Click this link here to go to the page mentioned in the tagline! Click here to go there, too! Read what this project is supposed to do and download a free alpha version (with source code in java if you want).

Visual Basic runtimes fixed
Short annotation: The Visual Basic 5 Runtime stuff has been uploaded again. It seems there was an upload error causing the file not to install. Sorry.

September 20, 2002

IRC Stuff Website Online
Christoph, who had to suspend the development of his Java IRC client Jaic Wain, just continued working on it. In the course of doing that, he put together a nice little website just for his IRC client. You'll find it over here. If anything else is to be released that has to do with Java and IRC, it'll most likely get noted on that website as well.

September 13, 2002

Junglewar discontinued!
Bad news this time. Jan has abandoned his efforts to complete his project, Operation Junglewar. We don?t have a new release date, so we can?t say whether it will ever be finished or not, sorry.

August 26, 2002

PowerUp will return!
Sorry for the lack of updates last few months. Here are the news for today: The legendary (sounds good) PowerUp will get a new installment. The next version will be available in Fall 2002 and feature many features (wow). PowerUp will run on Windows Xp only, hence the name PowerUp Xp. More to come soon...

May 3, 2002

Disk Index Maker v2.0 available for download
Disk Index Maker v2.0 is available for download! Go to our cool product section and see what we have done so far. Take a look at the marvellous screenshots and download it before anyone else does!

May 1, 2002

Disk Index Maker v2.0 Product Information online
Now the product page of our upcoming application Disk Index Maker v2.0 is online. Get impressions of the interface! Disk Index Maker will be available for download on May 3. That?s only two days!

April 27, 2002

Soon available: Disk Index Maker v2.0
This is a news text announcing Disk Index Maker v2.0. The program features a new Explorer-style Browser and some interface improvements. You can perform tasks even faster. Check the news the next few days to read more information about Disk Index Maker like:

  • Indices are now real databases
  • The Browser displays original windows icons
  • Other useful things to know
  • Even more useful things

April 14, 2002

Jan announces new Game
In several levels you will have to clear your way through a jungle. The game is called Operation Junglewar and will be released in 2002. No further information.

April 9, 2002

Now's the time to reveal Christoph's current project!
Well, its name is Jaic Wain (the deeper meaning of that will be revealed as soon as the first version will officially hit the "market"...) and it's supposed to become a fully-featured, cross-platform, open-source IRC Client written in Java. Well, you'll say "Uh, wow, another IRC client, just what the world needed!" Well, he started this project to gain some experience in developing software.

April 8, 2002

Slowly we get all content back online...
As an alert user you of course know that Operation Blitz Krieg, our first game has been online some days. If you didn?t notice: Look at our products!

Today ComputerLock can be downloaded again. But not just version 3.0, it?s version 3.1 which adds language support and some improvements. As above, have a look at our product section.

March 12, 2002

The new website is finally online!
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there was the idea to recreate the whole Homepage. Right now you can see the result on your monitor. We tried to modernize the look and make it even more complicated to use. At the moment not all of our applications are back online, so revisit us often (at least 10 times per hour).

We would like to thank you for passing by and hope you will enjoy our stuff.