PortableApps is an excellent source for essential portable software. Whether you need a portable office suite, email client, or an image editing software, they got it. All free.
What is a portable application ?
A portable application is a computer program that can run from any external storage device i.e. USB thumbdrive, portable hard drive, or even iPod. Cool part about portable apps, you can carry them wherever you go and have access to your software and personal settings just as you would on your own PC. Ideal for your PC at work.
PortableApps – Features
- Portable Apps Suite: All-in-one suite with essential programs including a web browser (Firefox), email client (Thunderbird), office software (OpenOffice / AbiWord), calendar, scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, sudoku game, backup utility and integrated start menu tool.
- Alternatively you can select and install only what you want. There are over 40 programs to choose from. If that’s not enough check out MakeUseOf portable app collection here.
- Portable Apps Menu: Start menu like interface for one-click access to all installed apps (see image above).
- Backup utility: Backup utility to backup and restore your portable programs and settings (emails, address book contacts, bookmarks, etc.)
PortableApps: Quick Video Overview
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