Download Portable - Best Software & Apps

  • Format Factory Portable

    2.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert files anywhere

    8
    816 votes
    • PROS: Many formats, Very easy to use, Advanced functions, Translations
    • CONS: It is not the most recent version
  • Audacity

    2.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual studio for Windows computers

    7
    7196 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
    498 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and portable, Even works with Windows 95!
    • CONS: Unattractive
  • Free Virtual Keyboard

    4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable alternative to physical keyboards

    7
    722 votes
    • PROS: Simple and resizeable, Lightwieght, Standalone
    • CONS: Few options
  • Wireless Network Watcher

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Discover intruders on your Wi-Fi network

    7
    623 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
    723 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
    209 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
  • TeamViewer Portable

    8.0.16447

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

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

    1.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A portable and convenient console emulator

    9
    9 votes
    • PROS: Ideal if you are already on the Git and GitHub bandwagon, A great command line tool, Good for people that work simultaneously with Visual Studio and command line
    • CONS: Difficult to understand for the uninitiated, Very little is explained on the website, The user manual is not very good
  • 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
  • VirtualBox Portable

    6.4.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    296 votes
    • Foxit Reader Portable

      6.0.2.0413

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Portable version of the fast, light PDF viewer

      7
      117 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
    • Portable Windows Movie Maker

      6.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Standalone easy-to-use video editor

      7
      803 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
    • Speccy Portable

      1.16.317

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy portable system information tool for your PC

      7
      35 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
    • ReNamer

      6.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      One of the most comprehensive bulk file renamers around

      9
      160 votes
      • PROS: Excelent renaming options, Very easy to use, Preview feature, Good getting started guide
      • CONS: Too many options for casual users
    • Everest Portable

      Ultimate Edition 5.50

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      6
      406 votes
      • PROS: Lots of hardware information, Good diagnostic tools
      • CONS: No graphics benchmarking, Discontinued
    • Recuva Portable

      1.51.1063

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable tool to restore accidentally deleted files

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

      5.44.6575

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      CCleaner on the go!

      8
      977 votes
      • PROS: Includes all functions of standard version, Allows you to keep useful cookies, Allows you to add custom file types
      • CONS: Doesn't include an , Can be quite slow
    • RapidTyping Portable

      5.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A fun app to improve your typing skills

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