WinContig is an easy-to-use standalone executable defragmenter. It doesn’t create any installation directories or Registry entries on your computer.
Its goal is to shortly defragment files without the necessity to defragment the entire disk. In addition, WinContig allows you to group files and folders into profiles for processing later.
WinContig supports FAT32 and NTFS file systems and it works with Hard Disks and SSDs.
Most defragmentation tools carry out basic defragmentation of a whole partition. In a real-life situation, you usually wish to defragment a single file or a directory, for example, to enhance the loading speed of a program file, or to reduce the loading time of a certain disk-intensive application like a game.
WinContig has been designed particularly to satisfy the wants of users who focus primarily on files and folders relatively than a complete disk.
Its ability to filter files by several criteria combined with its ability to be managed through command-line switches, make WinContig the proper tool to defragment specific files which might be regularly used and repeatedly turn fragmented.
To start using it, simply extract the contents of the ZIP archive to any folder you want, and run it. Its defragmentation and analysis engine relies on the standard Microsoft defragmentation API.
The WinContig supports two different defragmentation methods:
If you select the Quick method, WinContig does search for the primary quantity of free space giant sufficient to defragment a file into and makes use of it. Use this defragmentation method in case you use tools like Windows Defrag to defragment your hard disk frequently.
If you select the Smart method, the program does search for the quantity of free space that most closely fits a file into the ad and makes use of it. Also, if there isn’t any free space giant sufficient to completely defragment a file into, WinContig does attempt to reduce the number of fragments of that file.
This application is launched as freeware for private and industrial use.
What’s new in WinContig 126.96.36.199 :
- Added Dark mode support. When Dark Mode is enabled in the system settings, WinContig will use a Dark mode-themed user interface.
- Added the ability to choose into which zone of a disk the files should be placed (fast disk access zone, slow disk access zone, user-defined disk zone).
- Added the ability to choose the default action when an item is double-clicked in the upper pane.
- Added the ability to choose the default action when a file is double-clicked in the Fragmented files tab.
- Added the ability to suppress the warning dialog box when opening a profile containing missing items.
- Added a new column to the items list displaying the percentage of the internal fragmentation of a file.
- Added a new column to the fragmented file list displaying the percentage of the internal fragmentation of a file.
- WinContig may not correctly load a profile during startup if the profile is stored in a path containing the ‘&’ char. Fixed. Many thanks to PlateauRealm who pointed it out.
- In some rare circumstances, WinContig may crash during startup on some Windows 10 environments. Fixed. Many thanks to Vangelis Lekkas who pointed it out.
- Some minor graphic improvements.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 (32-bit, 64-bit).
Size: 1.28 MB