High productivity tools

... to make your work as easy as possible.

Depeche View! Realtime Text Research

The world's fastest text search tool now comes with multi core search. Read all changes here.

Watch the video: Flying over 300,000 files in one window.

  • Fly over thousands of text files in realtime:
    • office files .docx .xlsx .pptx .ods .odt ...
    • source code .c .cpp .java .jsp .js .php .sql ...
    • documentation .txt .html .asc ...
    • huge log files
    • any other plain text, like xml and config files.
  • One click search, copy, bookmark.
  • Instant plain text editing by a built-in editor.
  • Call external programs like compilers, command line FTP, or your favourite text editor through self defined hotkeys or extended mouse buttons.
  • Load, View and Search text from .zip, .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 archive files instantly without prior extraction. Fly through Open Source sample codes in realtime during your search for solutions.


Depeche View allows high speed research and edit on a Windows 7-11 system (32 or 64 bits). Many modern software projects, however, are spread across many platforms, typically editing under Windows, then compiling under Linux. This process is supported by SFK, described further below.

The Swiss File Knife. Ultimate Command Line Power.

  • One Hundred Command Line Tools in a Single Executable. Forget about installing, installing, installing. What ever you need for your daily work, it's in there.
  • 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 CR/LF, hex to binary, binary to source code, split and join large files, and much more.
  • SFK Base is Freeware and Open Source.


  • SFK Extended Edition allows direct reading of .zip, .tar.bz and .tar.bz2 file contents and comes with a powerful replace command.



The Swiss File Knife Mobile Book.

All commands in a 300 page PDF, for convenient reading on your tablet or smartphone. Contains a 60 page tutorial with 25  pages of detailed xed examples and a 200 page command reference.


The Swiss File Knife Printed Book.

All commands in a 408 page paperback.



SFK Plus

  • High performance replace and xreplace
  • HTTPS web access by sfk web and wget
  • SFKTray Full with 27 status lights

all in one bundle for an amazing price.


Easy Image Viewer

  • Instantly view images of a folder in full screen.
  • Do random jumps, sort into sub folders by hotkeys.
  • Unique two-hand use:
    press 'A' or 'D' for previous/next image, or use cursor keys.
  • Ideal to sort out masses of rendered images.
  • Fully free, zero installation, no admin rights, instant use.


StahlWorks Imaging

Amazing visuals, made with the latest technology.

StahlWorks Image Sushi

All You Can View: One new image every minute!



the Daily Landscape image

One amazing landscape image every day, free for personal use as a desktop background or screensaver on your electronic devices.