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Latest Version of Software Running on XP

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TuMaGoNx    48

My list (copy paste from my blog):

Java
version 8, also see http://soft-library.com/java-update-free

PHP
version 5.4.45 http://windows.php.net/downloads/releases/php-5.4.45-Win32-VC9-x86.zip

GrepWin
version 1.6.3 https://sourceforge.net/projects/grepwin/files/Archive/ Note that the last version that grep binary file and show the result is 1.5.9

PaleMoon
version 24.7.2 available at their ftp archive,
alternatively unofficial "atom" 26.5 is the last for XP: https://www.palemoon.org/palemoon-atom.shtml

Adobe Reader (previously known as Acrobat Reader)
version 11, in security updates mode since 11.0.15 see ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x/
note: some security update have broken component (not running on XP)

Adobe DNG Converter
version 8.3 http://download.adobe.com/pub/adobe/dng/win/DNGConverter_8_3.exe

Autodesk TrueView
version 2014 http://download.autodesk.com/esd/dwgtrueview/2014/SetupDWGTrueView2014_ENU_32bit.sfx.exe

Autodesk DesignReview
version 2013 http://download.autodesk.com/esd/designreview/2013/ADR/enu/SetupDesignReview2013.msi.zip

Apple QuickTime
version 7.7.6 https://secure-appldnld.apple.com/QuickTime/031-08466.20141022.Xwlnm/QuickTimeInstaller.exe

Apple iTunes
version 12.1.3.6, however Apple seems randomly release update for XP when they want. https://secure-appldnld.apple.com/itunes12/031-34002-20150916-98D32A92-5C11-11E5-80AC-C25A6DA99CB1/iTunesSetup.exe

Apple Safari
version 5.34.57.2, as well as the last for all Windows. You can use slightly updated Webkit engine from Quicktime 7.7.6's AppleApplicationSupport (ASU).

Sketch Up
version 8.0.16846 of Trimble http://dl.trimble.com/sketchup/gsu8/FW-3-0-16846-EN.exe
Sketch Up Make 2014 is the last to run on XP with Ruby 2.0 API but it is Non-Commercial-Freeware, last Ruby 1.8 API was Sketch Up Make 2013 also Non-Commercial, all Sketch Up Viewer including the latest "could run" on XP. The last Sketch Up that allow DWG import is 7.1.6860. If you want OpenStudio integration, you can use OpenStudio 1.4.0v2 or legacy OpenStudio 1.0.11 with EPlus 8.1.0009 and Radiance 4.2.2.

Apophysis 7x
version 2.10.15.3 http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/apophysis7x/Old%20versions/Apophysis.7X15D.x86_amd64.zip

NMap/ZenMap
version 6.47, with some efforts new version can be backported https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-6.47-setup.exe

Wireshark
version 1.12.13 (the last 1.12.x). XP also where WinPCAP support dial up capture.

Visual Studio Express
version 2010 SP1 (its VC only target 32bit). You can get multi-target VC 2010 SP1 from WSDK 7.1 + KB2519277 (the last SDK for XP) then you can get multi-target VC 2008, ATL 8 and MFC 4.2 from WDK 7.1 (the last DDK for XP). You may also want vsyasm 1.3, masm 11, Nunit and LLVM 3.7.x (the last for XP). VS Shell Integrated still available at http://download.microsoft.com/download/D/7/0/D70CD265-3E18-41B0-AFC6-075AFA2DA631/VSIntShell.exe which you can install PTVS 2.0 and F# 2.0 CTP on it.

Other Visual C++ Compilers
Beside the VS Express 2005-2010, other compiler version can be obtained from:
.NET 1.0a SDK contain VC++ 7.0 but without STL support
.NET 1.1 SDK contain VC++ 7.1 but without STL support
VC++ 2003 Toolkit ( VC++ 7.1) support STL but only have static libraries
2003 SP2 DDK contain updated VC++ 7.1 with more feature but linked to OS msvcrt.dll
Vista SDK (WSDK 6) contain VC++ 8.0 standard edition (with cross-compilers)
WSDK 7.0 contain VC++ 9.0 standard edition
WDK 7.1 contain updated VC++ 9.0 with ATL/MFC but linked to OS msvcrt.dll
WSDK 7.1 contain VC++ 10.0 standard edition

Note: on 1.0a SDK, this installer incompatible with TabletPC because it bundle .NET 1.0, you'll need to edit the msi to remove the redist feature and assign new productcode to avoid being flagged.

Python
version  3.4.4, and entered security fixes mode.

Ruby
version 1.9.x due to compiler issue version 2.x can't run on XP

MS Security Essential
version 4.4.304. note: with PosReady disguise Virus Signatures still active probably till 2019, just make sure MSE don't upgrade to version 5 which can't run on XP. You can download virus signatures from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=121721&arch=x86

Mono .NET
version 3.2.3. This is the available build http://download.mono-project.com/archive/3.2.3/windows-installer/mono-3.2.3-gtksharp-2.12.11-win32-0.exe (partial .NET 4.5 compatible). Building Mono 4.x with MinGW and few patches may enable it to run on XP.

MS .NET framework
version 4.0.3. There many misconception of "the other .NET 4.x also supported" which is wrong. So if there are apps claim to be XP compatible but require .NET 4.5 then it won't run. In XP it's possible to install version 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 (3.5) and 4.0 side by side.

Paint dot net
version 3.5.11

MS E.M.E.T
version 5.2 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=46366

Nuget
version 2.8.5 The one from codeplex (2.8.60318.667) https://nuget.codeplex.com/downloads/get/1441483

Blender
version 2.76b. version 2.77 switch to python 3.5 which break XP

MySQL
version 5.5.47 http://cdn.mysql.com//Downloads/MySQL-5.5/mysql-5.5.47-win32.zip

Windows Live Essential
version 14.0.8117.416. Microsoft has taken down the download but still available at archive.org. Size is 141399376.

Opera
version 12.18 for classic and 36.x for chrome-based Opera. Security updates may expected in the future.

Vivaldi
version 1.0.x (1.0.435.46), chrome-based Opera-like browser. Like Opera classic security updates may expected.

XBMC (now Kodi)
version 12.3

SALOME (CAD/CAE Freeware)
version 7.7.1 is the last 32-bit version binaries http://files.salome-platform.org/Salome/Salome7.7.1/SALOME-7.7.1-WIN32.exe

MATLAB Compiler Runtime
version 2015aSP1 (8.5.1) http://www.mathworks.com/supportfiles/downloads/R2015a/deployment_files/R2015aSP1/installers/win32/MCR_R2015aSP1_win32_installer.exe

R-Studio (R frontend)
version 0.98.1103 listed as the last XP compatible but up to 0.99.441 seems works too.  The core R itself remain compatible with XP. http://download1.rstudio.org/RStudio-0.98.1103.exe

Bitcoin (core)
version 0.12.x

Node.JS
version 5.12

PostgreSQL 
version 9.3.x, more of because the use of MSVC 2013 than technical issue in newer version.

MongoDB
version 2.0.x, later version may "run" but with reliability issue.

DB2 (Client)
version 10.1

Oracle (InstantClient)
version 11.2

Neo4J
version 2.3.8 the last that work with JDK 7

Elastic Search
version 2.4.x for Elastic Search and Logstash, 1.3.x for *beat and kibana 4.6,

MariaDB
version 10.1.13

Erlang OTP 
version 17.5

PellesC
version 8.x

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sdfox7    156

The final release of WinRAR 5.50 (post-beta) became available on August 15, 2017. It is confirmed working on Windows XP SP3http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar550.exe

Windows XP SP2 users should download WinRAR 5.31, as that is the last official release: http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar531.exe

The complete WinRAR changelog is available here: http://www.rarlab.com/rarnew.htm

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