cpShuffleSature randomly copies files. It is designed for copying music, pictures, or films onto portable hardware devices which serve as a filesystem (such as I-Bead, iPod, MuVo, Archos, or others). The source subdirectories are replicated on the target and many options are provided (parts of the original directory names filtering, a given amount of available space on the target filesystem preservation, copying of whole directories, size of each target directory limits, etc.). A history file tracks the activity to reduce over- and under-copying of any file.
Fetchgals is a Web spider that locates and optionally downloads free pictures and movies from the internet. It comes with an extensive list of Web sites that are visited to locate thumbnail galleries, and the pictures or movies from these galleries can then be downloaded or linked to from local HTML pages. The list of downloaded galleries is kept so that downloads can be resumed after interruption and so that nothing is ever downloaded twice. Disk space is monitored to avoid overruns.
vobwalker walks through a .VOB file containing DVD video and extracts lists of VOBUs to a set of chapter files. Each file begins with a VOBU that has no predecessor (i.e., does not point at a preceding VOBU) and contains the list of VOBUs found by following the successor pointers along the list. Although it does not adjust the pointers in the VOBUs (but merely copies them from one file to another), the created chapter files are suitable for use by a program such as dvdauthor that expects to be responsible for filling in the VOBUs.
vobps2fix is a tool that runs through a set of .VOB files created by dvdauthor and tweaks them so that the Playstation 2 will play them without pausing. The Playstation 2 is a bit finicky about the DVD format and pauses frequently when encountering certain timestamps, even if the DVDs work on other players.