Version 1.0.5 (April 26, 2011)
Shell Runner is a utility designed to help design and test batch files and command scripts. It displays the output of the command in a window, optionally with a time stamp, clearly marking error output in red. A combined output/error log and/or separate output and error logs can be save automatically.
The source code of Shell Runner is hosted on CodePlex.
When started without arguments, Shell Runner displays its usage:
Shell Runner command line switches
Basically, you need to supply a command, plus optional arguments for it. The first switches on the command line can be:
Once Shell Runner is installed, right-clicking on a file with the extension .cmd, .bat or .exe will show a new menu item Run with Shell Runner. Clicking this item will start the batch file or executable file using Shell Runner.
Run with Shell Runner menu item
A 64-bit problem in ConsoleProcess prevented Shell Runner from running on 64-bit Windows. Version 1.0.4 fixes that, and can be used to run both 32-bit and 64-bit processes on 64-bit systems (although Shell Runner itself continues to be a 32-bit application).
Download ShellRunner 1.0.5 (April 26, 2011) from CodePlex
or browse source code
Now also supports 64-bits!
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