Download Portable - Best Software & Apps

  • Audacity

    2.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual studio for Windows computers

    7
    7092 votes
    • PROS: Works with all popular audio formats, Contains all relevant filters and tools
    • CONS: Crashes occasionally, Program interface no longer appropriate
  • On-Screen Keyboard Portable

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virtual keyboard you can take anywhere

    7
    490 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and portable, Even works with Windows 95!
    • CONS: Unattractive
  • Wireless Network Watcher

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover intruders on your Wi-Fi network

    7
    612 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple scan of your local network, Icons for each device, Export data in various formats, Background scanning
    • CONS: No warning or blocking functions
  • Free Virtual Keyboard

    4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable alternative to physical keyboards

    7
    708 votes
    • PROS: Simple and resizeable, Lightwieght, Standalone
    • CONS: Few options
  • WinRAR Unplugged

    3.8.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A portable file compressor at your fingertips

    7
    197 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Great compression rates, Use wherever you can plug in a USB stick
    • CONS: Interface can appear cluttered
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    236 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • uTorrent Portable

    3.4.5.41202

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use your favorite torrent client anywhere

    7
    720 votes
    • PROS: Clear, easy to use interface, Complete preferences menu, No installation required, Very light on resources
    • CONS: Being a portable app, you can't associate .torrent files with it
  • Format Factory Portable

    2.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert files anywhere

    8
    760 votes
    • PROS: Many formats, Very easy to use, Advanced functions, Translations
    • CONS: It is not the most recent version
  • Foxit Reader Portable

    6.0.2.0413

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable version of the fast, light PDF viewer

    7
    113 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use interface with support for tabs, No installation required, You can annotate pages, Light on resources
    • CONS: Annotated pages will be watermarked if you save them
  • TeamViewer Portable

    8.0.16447

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

    8
    180 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Record sessions, Transfer files and chat
    • CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
  • VirtualBox Portable

    6.4.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create a virtual computer with a separate operating system inside your PC

    7
    295 votes
    • Portable Windows Movie Maker

      6.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Standalone easy-to-use video editor

      7
      782 votes
      • PROS: Great for beginners in video editing, Includes many effects and special filters, Includes a title and credits tool, Can export to various formats
      • CONS: Too basic for more advanced users
    • Notepad++ Portable

      6.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Text editing on the move

      8
      148 votes
      • PROS: Support for many coding languages, Lots of extra tools to write and code
      • CONS: You have to download necessary files for spellcheck
    • Everest Portable

      Ultimate Edition 5.50

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An Old But Good Way To Test Your Computer's Mettle.

      6
      381 votes
      • PROS: Lots of hardware information, Good diagnostic tools
      • CONS: No graphics benchmarking, Discontinued
    • Counter Strike Portable

      1.37c

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Counter-Strike for Android. Are you ready?

      8
      350 votes
      • PROS: Many players who are connected at all hours, Classic Counter-Strike graphics and levels, Touch controls are quite comfortable, Good camera graphics and management, Requires very little configuration
      • CONS: Unstable on some cell phones, Missing classic maps, weapons, and options, Occasional problems with lagging
    • Recuva Portable

      1.51.1063

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable tool to restore accidentally deleted files

      8
      450 votes
      • PROS: Very easy step-by-step restoration process, No installation required, Fast scans
      • CONS: Results are not guaranteed
    • Portable Scratch

      1.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Help children to take their first steps as programmers

      7
      680 votes
      • RapidTyping Portable

        5.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A fun app to improve your typing skills

        8
        154 votes
        • PROS: Support for different keyboard layouts, Lets you create custom lessons, Colorful, detailed statistics with your progress
        • CONS: Poor default lessons, Distracting interface
      • Teracopy Portable

        Beta 3 2.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A much faster way to copy or move files in Windows

        8
        57 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, Really fast in copying and moving files
        • CONS: Not so intuitive interface, Not embedded with Windows Explorer
      • 7-Zip Portable

        9.20

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Download 7-Zip - in portable format

        8
        213 votes
        • PROS: Great options, Powerful but easy, Benchmarking feature, Good compression ratios, Context menu support
        • CONS: No virus scan, No repair file option
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