Download Free Portable - Best Software & Apps

  • 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
  • Free Virtual Keyboard

    2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable alternative to physical keyboards

    7
    411 votes
    • PROS: Simple and resizeable, Lightwieght, Standalone
    • CONS: Few options
  • uTorrent Portable

    3.4.5.41202

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Use your favorite torrent client anywhere

    7
    363 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
  • Portable Windows Movie Maker

    6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Standalone easy-to-use video editor

    7
    125 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
  • CCleaner Portable

    5.24

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    CCleaner on the go!

    8
    130 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
  • Windows Live Messenger Portable

    14.0.8117.416

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Live Messenger without installation

    7
    350 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Can be run from a USB key, Includes all the functionality from the desktop version
    • CONS: Somewhat unstable, May trigger antivirus alarms
  • Format Factory Portable

    2.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert files anywhere

    8
    386 votes
    • PROS: Many formats, Very easy to use, Advanced functions, Translations
    • CONS: It is not the most recent version
  • Windows 7 DreamScene Activator

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A portable and free app for activating DreamScene

    6
    148 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
  • Free Wifi Hotspot Portable

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free program for android

    -
    No votes yet
    • Notepad++ Portable

      6.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Text editing on the move

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

      8.0.16447

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

      7
      87 votes
      • PROS: No installation required, Record sessions, Transfer files and chat
      • CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
    • XnView Portable

      1.99.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A pocket-sized version of XnView

      7
      22 votes
      • PROS: A great photo viewer you can carry around, Support for hundreds of formats
      • CONS: Basic editing tools
    • Recuva Portable

      1.51.1063

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A portable tool to restore accidentally deleted files

      7
      51 votes
      • PROS: Very easy step-by-step restoration process, No installation required, Fast scans
      • CONS: Results are not guaranteed
    • PuTTY Portable

      0.62

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Like Putty in your hands...

      8
      18 votes
      • PROS: Supports all SSH secure servers and logins, Free and portable, Includes xterm terminal emulator
      • CONS: Does not remember password data
    • Portable OpenOffice.org

      4.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An alternative to Microsoft Office that goes where you do

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

      6.3.0.105

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free VoIP calls anytime, anywhere

      7
      300 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, No installation required, Sharp videoconferencing mode, Lots of features to improve your chat experience, Great sound quality in voice calls, Support for embedded local video on target video
      • CONS: The new interface is huge
    • iTunes Portable

      10.6.3.25

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Use iTunes anywhere without installing anything

      7
      171 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
    • Foxit Reader Portable

      6.0.2.0413

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Portable version of the fast, light PDF viewer

      6
      35 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
    • CDBurnerXP Portable

      4.5.3.4746

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take the powerful CDBurnerXP anywhere with you

      9
      26 votes
      • PROS: It's portable, Easy to use, Support for several recording tasks
      • CONS: It's not updated as often as CDBurnerXP
    • 7-Zip Portable

      9.20

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Download 7-Zip - in portable format

      7
      36 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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