Download Portable - Best Software & Apps

  • Audacity

    2.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual studio for Windows computers

    7
    6721 votes
    • PROS: Works with all popular audio formats, Contains all relevant filters and tools
    • CONS: Crashes occasionally, Program interface no longer appropriate
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    9
    229 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • Free Virtual Keyboard

    4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable alternative to physical keyboards

    7
    665 votes
    • PROS: Simple and resizeable, Lightwieght, Standalone
    • CONS: Few options
  • On-Screen Keyboard Portable

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virtual keyboard you can take anywhere

    7
    455 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and portable, Even works with Windows 95!
    • CONS: Unattractive
  • Steganos Online Shield VPN

    3.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    9
    7 votes
    • Wireless Network Watcher

      2.18

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Discover intruders on your Wi-Fi network

      7
      584 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
    • uTorrent Portable

      3.4.5.41202

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use your favorite torrent client anywhere

      7
      686 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
    • WinRAR Unplugged

      3.8.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable file compressor at your fingertips

      7
      171 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Great compression rates, Use wherever you can plug in a USB stick
      • CONS: Interface can appear cluttered
    • Format Factory Portable

      2.90

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert files anywhere

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

        1.37c

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Counter-Strike for Android. Are you ready?

        8
        326 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
      • Notepad++ Portable

        6.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Text editing on the move

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

        10.6.3.25

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Use iTunes anywhere without installing anything

        7
        388 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, A world of music, movies, and podcasts, Includes the iTunes Store, Allows you to rip audio files from CDs
        • CONS: It is not possible to listen to music on all players, Old version of iTunes
      • Portable OpenOffice.org

        4.1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        An alternative to Microsoft Office that goes where you do

        7
        341 votes
        • PROS: Portable!, Handy launcher to access all tools, Compatible with Microsoft Office 2008, Fully documented
        • CONS: Few templates included
      • Portable Windows Movie Maker

        6.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Standalone easy-to-use video editor

        6
        695 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
      • RapidTyping Portable

        5.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A fun app to improve your typing skills

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

        1.16.317

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easy portable system information tool for your PC

        7
        33 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, Easy to use, Nice user interface, Support to save and load snapshots
        • CONS: Lacks some features: benchmarking tests, list of installed software
      • TeamViewer Portable

        8.0.16447

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

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

        1.51.1063

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A portable tool to restore accidentally deleted files

        8
        435 votes
        • PROS: Very easy step-by-step restoration process, No installation required, Fast scans
        • CONS: Results are not guaranteed
      • Windows 7 DreamScene Activator

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A portable and free app for activating DreamScene

        7
        181 votes
        • PROS: Activating and deactivating is very easy, The app is free
        • CONS: People with current operating systems may be uninterested, Configuring and troubleshooting is very difficult
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