AppExec is a GUI tool for running command line applications that you
use a lot.
It runs the commands and displays the resultant output, which may be filtered
by the built in filtering parser. You can create your own filters for use with
the tools you use.
If you find yourself with lots of 'Dos Boxes' open on your desktop, or
running batch files and wanting to know what the output was, AppExec is
AppExec is available as a free download at http://www.frasersoft.net/appexec/AppExecSetup1.4.exe.
Details of changes in version 1.4: http://www.frasersoft.net/appexec/Changes.txt.
On Installation, AppExec creates a default project in
your Documents and Settings directory in a subdirectory 'AppExec'. This is
where all your project definition files will be stored (This may be changed on
Each 'Project' can contain multiple command sets which you can add to as
Once you have created a command set, running the command causes it to run
the specified command line starting in the directory you specify. Commands may
be run in a Cmd shell or on their own. Multiple commands can be specified one
one command line by separating them with a ';'
A filter may be specified and created as you require. A filter is supplied
for the Keil series of embedded compilers.
Commands can be debugged using checkboxes on the options
AppExec has 4 tabs: