Winja is a lightweight but powerful tool for discovering malware hiding on your system. Winja allows you to scan any file or process with the Google VirusTotal Multi Engine Scanner and also provides deeper analysis using the advanced tools to hunt down and eliminate malware.

Releases changelog

v7.1 — 01/07/2019 09:23

  • Sha1 : f43bc9034c27f968af5a629d166d936e26c7b350
  • Sha256 : dd3685b45f833e10daccc85ea7d1838e4dd0e99e7c32812c06dd0bdaeba9a6c6
  • 2019/05/27 : Overall stability improved and few tiny bugs fixed.
  • 2019/05/28 : Better command line support. You can continue to scan files through command line while Winja is already running.
  • 2019/05/31 : Most lists now support tablet mode (The list rows height can be set to big or normal[default]).
  • 2019/05/31 : Extra Tools, you can send selected / checked items by clicking on new bottom buttons (optimized for tablet usage).
  • 2019/06/08 : Quick Process Scan, you can now scan all running process.
  • 2019/06/10 : Shell Extension patching improved to patch system with newest version of Shell Extension.
  • 2019/06/10 : Shell Extension now support scanning folder (only one sub level).
  • 2019/06/10 : Shell Extension now allow to open/restore Winja directly from Explorer Context Menu.
  • 2019/06/13 : Main window now has a blue ribbon, it will be later possible to customize this ribbon for a future special feature.


v6.0 — 29/04/2019 16:12

  • Sha1 : c03a0d7deb28722f581c2265ef80c4c1363a962e
  • Sha256 : c0485b0ed3af196f3ce57480200a99b367becda3e13acaa03bc4f6db52409682
  • Phrozen Engine Window Updated to version 2.0.
  • Phrozen Engine Buttons Updated to version 2.0.
  • Window’s placement and size are now saved between Winja sessions.
  • Extra Tools: Process viewer list improved and optimized
  • Extra Tools: Startup viewer list improved and optimized
  • Extra Tools: Services viewer list improved and optimized
  • Extra Tools: Task scheduler list improved and optimized
  • Extra Tools: Service viewer list now include service state
  • Download and Scan and Quick Process Scan window improved
  • SHA1 column added to scan report list
  • Status column added to scan report list (Clean, Dangerous, Infected)
  • Scan report history now fit new colors of scan report list
  • Desktop notification system memory consumption optimized
  • Shell Extension optimized both for 32 and 64bit
  • Winja now support French language as user interface alternative
  • Shell Extension now support French language
  • Shell Extension now support icon next to menu text
  • Shell Extension is now code signed with our certificate
  • Desktop Widget has been optimized
  • User interface texts has been updated to be more friendly


v5.1 — 04/12/2018 16:43

  • Sha1 : 7d9893d34921ccbfc05ca7cd5ec9e4ba43e9165b
  • Sha256 : 3c7bddc278f9c2994f9ad9e29bee7166d3c72da7e898423edb767c0694140eb8
  • The Interface has been recreated from scratch, with the Phrozen Engine implemented throughout 99% of the UI.
  • Download & Scan now support resume if canceled or if a task is cleanly closed by user.
  • The VirusTotal Scanning Interface has been revisited from scratch, and now includes the use of PPL for parallelism. The UI is now more responsive and supports more tasks at the same time.
  • The Notification System is friendlier. It can be set as “stick” or “time expire”, and its position in Desktop is customizable.
  • The Networking Process has been completely revisited, and is the first feature to implement a “Caption Bar Marquee”.
  • Some List views have begun to be standardized.
  • The embedded result list was removed from the program in order to respect the API EULA.
  • SQLite3 was removed and replaced by a more adapted database engine.
  • The VirusTotal link is now attached to the new version of VirusTotal.
  • The Command line has been optimized and supports single or multiple file scans.
  • Several known bugs and glitches were fixed.
  • The application is now standalone (portable).
  • Update System was temporarily removed. I prefer using the official website until Update System is implemented.


v4.1.2 — 16/10/2017 15:47

  • Sha1 : a03e745da1b98dbd3aef6e719bd2b6252aaeb19e
  • Sha256 : 79f848e6df61a6d43a8f76192e5050180da6dbe38d267f7ed56aaa591a7bae11
  • Closing main window through close button ends the process. Minimize to tray is now optional when minimizing the main window. We thought it would be more natural.
  • Parts of the program were recoded from scratch for a smoother user experience and a better stability.
  • AAI (Advanced Application Inspection) now dissociated from Winja. Only Extra Tools remains available in the program. In a near future AAI might be a separated program without any ETA fixed yet.
  • Network Monitor added to Extra Tools.
  • Some components were migrated to Phrozen Material 2.0
  • Process Viewer recoded using low level API’s. It is now possible to see the process creation time and fix critical bug responsible of some rare freezing.
  • Sorting process by parent is now optional.
  • Delphi compiler updated to version 10.2 Tokyo.
  • VirusTotal API’s improved, scan thread re-designed for better performances.
  • Never submit unknown samples option added. For confidentiality reason, if a file report isn’t available for a given file we don’t upload the sample if you set this option on.
  • Logs added to scanning tasks window.
  • Download and scan re-designed.
  • Task Scheduler extra tool module recoded for a friendlier user experience.
  • New option added to filter Antivirus Engine by detection.
  • Notification system implemented.
  • Desktop widget now support window opacity level as additional option.