The BEST Portable Apps You Will Ever Carry Around in Your Pocket

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Who doesn’t love portable apps? You can carry them around in your thumbdrive, or launch them from a cloud drive. They don’t need to be installed and yet, allows you to commandeer any computer with your choice of applications.

Today, we’d like to announce the release of our Best Portable Apps page!

We’ve populated it with awesome apps that we’re sure that you’ll find useful on the move. Included are gems like OpenOffice, allowing you to work on your documents wherever Microsoft Office isn’t installed; KeePass, to help you remember your passwords on the go; TeamViewer, to connect to remote computers no matter where you are; and VLC Player, when you need the flexibility of a versatile media player.

For the full listing of the best portable apps, visit our Best Portable Apps page!

As with the rest of our Best Of family, we’re sure to update this page constantly so bookmark it and check back frequently to discover more useful portable apps that you can store on your thumbdrive.

If we’ve missed your favourite portable app, feel free to let us know by commenting on the page.

And please don’t forget to share the page with your friends! Use the social sharing buttons right there on the page itself.

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Comments (19)
  • Hendra

    Todd, I don’t mean to sound like I keep harping on you, but the Smartphone soft key ceahgns were dramatic ? They were more of an Oh. cool. for me.Anyway, on a more constructive note, I usually don’t see Mortscript mentioned in these kinds of lists. It’s a powerful and easy-to-learn scripting language for Windows Mobile (and Windows iirc). I use it to perform otherwise tedious tasks and to set up my phone with my customizations (CABs and Reg edits) after a wipe. It’s free.Another note, the .NET Compact Framework 3.5 seems to yield large performance and stability improvements over 2.0 and I urge you to check it out.BTW, you’re right, I’m not David Pogue.

  • jamesgaus

    I’m familiar with portableapps.com but are there any other websites that offer suites other than for systems tools?

  • Crazie Flawed Narcissistic-VampDoll

    YOU GUYS ROCK (EVEN THO I HAVENT WON ANY GIVEAWAYS YET LOL ;)

  • Ralph Patrick Villaluz

    For someone who uses public computers and carries a USB around, these are really helpful. Thank you for this!

  • Oluwafemi Moses

    Sinserely speaking, makeuseof is doing great.

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