Download Portable - Best Software & Apps

  • Audacity

    2.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free virtual studio for Windows computers

    7
    6894 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

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virtual keyboard you can take anywhere

    7
    476 votes
    • PROS: Lightweight and portable, Even works with Windows 95!
    • CONS: Unattractive
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    232 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
    681 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
    595 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
    704 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
    716 votes
    • PROS: Many formats, Very easy to use, Advanced functions, Translations
    • CONS: It is not the most recent version
  • Steganos Online Shield VPN

    3.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    9
    7 votes
    • WinRAR Unplugged

      3.8.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable file compressor at your fingertips

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

        8.0.16447

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

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

        6.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Text editing on the move

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

        1.51.1063

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A portable tool to restore accidentally deleted files

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

        6.0.2.0413

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Portable version of the fast, light PDF viewer

        7
        107 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
        725 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
      • Everest Portable

        Ultimate Edition 5.50

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

        6
        378 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
        335 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
      • 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
      • iTunes Portable

        10.6.3.25

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Use iTunes anywhere without installing anything

        7
        397 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
      • Audacity Portable

        Rev 4 12.6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Take the best free sound editor wherever you go.

        7
        585 votes
        • PROS: Support for many formats, Lots of special effects, Easy to learn, You can preview effects
        • CONS: Poor interface design
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