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70 Free Useful Portable Applications You Should Know

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70 Free Useful Portable Applications You Should Know

Portable applications in general are software and programs you can run independently from a removable drives (like flash/pen drive) without going through the hassle of installing them. They are widely used and have been a favorite approach for professionals of different various industries.

Portable Apps For Bloggers

  1. Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox, portable version allows you leave no personal information behind on the machine you run it on, so you can take your favorite browser along with all your favorite bookmarks and extensions with you wherever you go.

    mozilla_firefox

  2. Opera

    Full featured web browser, rapidly gaining popularity. Fully portable, keeping all data in its local folder.

    opera

  3. Google Chrome

    google chrome

  4. Portable Safari

    Portable Safari is packaged so you can carry around on any portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (or also on your internal hard disk), taking your preferences with you.

    safari

  5. Windows Live Writer Portable

    Windows Live Writer Portable has all your blog settings, ping server settings and FTP settings to redo.

    windows_live_writer

  6. Zoundry Raven

    Zoundry Raven™ is the next generation WYSIWYG blog editor that makes posting to your blogs easier and faster.

    zoundry_raven

  7. FileZilla

    FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP and SFTP client. It includes a site manager and supports uploads/downloads queue, keepalive, timeout detection, SOCKS 4/5 and HTTP 1.1 proxy etc.

    filezilla

  8. FeedReader

    Feedreader is a FREE RSS news aggregation solution that provides robust, state-of-the-art features in an intuitive, user-friendly environment.

    feedreader

  9. GreatNews

    GreatNews displays full pages of news articles across rss feeds, optimized for fast reading.

    greatnews

  10. Foxit Reader

    Foxit Reader is a small and fast PDF viewer.

    foxit_reader

  11. StickyTweets

    A lightweight Twitter client built in C/C++ with Win32. No additional frameworks required.

    stickytweets

  12. Fruitfultime Bookmark Manager

    Bookmark websites from any web browser with a global hotkey and bookmark documents, pictures, and other files with drag and drop ease.

    fruittime_bookmark_manager

  13. Web Design Toy

    Web Design Toy provides a deceptively simple split-window layout. Whatever HTML is typed in the editor window is instantly shown in web-page form in the display window.

    web_design_toy

  14. Lingoes Portable 2.6.2

    Lingoes Portable is green portable version of Lingoes released by Lingoes Project.

    lingoes

Portable Apps For Designers

  1. GIMP Portable

    The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

    gimp

  2. Artweaver

    Artweaver is a Windows Freeware program to simulate natural brush tools.

    artweaver

  3. MobaPhoto

    MobaPhoto is a nice freeware for managing your digital photos. MobaPhoto allows you to resize, crop, correct red-eyes of all your pictures very easily in “batch-mode”.

    mobaphoto

  4. Active Pixels

    Activepixels is a neat full-featured photo editor. Interesting auto enhance options (including shadow/hilight recovery), many filters, correction and denoise settings.

    active_pixels

  5. Photoscape

    Photoscape is the fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

    photoscape

  6. PhotoFiltre

    PhotoFiltre is a complete image retouching program. It allows you to do simple or advanced adjustments to an image and apply a vast range of filters on it.

    photofiltre

  7. Fotografix

    An image editor that can be used for image enhancement and graphic design.

    fotografix

  8. Anim8or

    Anim8or is a 3D modeling and character animation program.

    Anim8or

  9. XBlender

    Blender is an integrated 3D creation software suite.
    It lets users create high quality 3D graphics, movies and replay real-time, interactive 3D content.

    xblender

  10. X-Inkscape

    Inkscape is a vector editor that supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface.

    xinkscape

  11. Inkscape

    Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor.

    inkscape

  12. Diagram Designer

    Simple vector graphics editor for creating flowcharts, UML class diagrams, illustrations and slide shows.

    Diagram_Designer

  13. FastStone Photo Resizer

    FastStone Photo Resizer enables users to convert, rename, resize, crop, rotate, change color depth, add text and watermarks to images in a quick and easy batch mode.

    faststone_photo_resizer

  14. JPEGCrops

    JPEGCrops is a Windows program, created for preparation of a batch of images for printing. It provides lossless cropping with fixed aspects using jpegtran.

    JPEGCrops

  15. Riot

    Riot allows you to save images for web/email/other media with the best compression ratio and quality.

    riot

  16. SmillaEnlarger

    SmillaEnlarger is a small graphical tool ( based on Qt ) to resize, especially magnify bitmaps in high quality.

    simillaenlarger

  17. PNG Optimizer

    Png Optimizer creates PNG screenshots and make them easily available.

    pngoptimizer

  18. IcoFX

    IcoFX is an all-in-one solution for icon creation, extraction and editing.

    icofx

  19. Greenfish Icon Editor Pro

    Greenfish Icon Editor Pro is a professional, yet easy to use tool for designing and retouching icons, cursors, animations and static images, and assembling icon libraries.

    greenfish_icon_pro

  20. WinSnap

    WinSnap includes easy capture of non-rectangular windows with customized and transparent backgrounds, simple and automatic canvas transformations, coloring effects, and the addition of eye-candy drop shadows.

    winsnap

  21. PicPick Tools

    PicPick features a powerful capture tool, image editor, color picker, color palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and etc.

    picpick

  22. SiteShoter

    SiteShoter is a free tool that can be used to take a screenshot of any webpage.

    siteshoter

  23. Greenshot

    Greenshot is a revolutionary screenshot tool optimized for productivity.

    greenshot

  24. FastStone Image Viewer

    FastStone Image Viewer has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments.

    faststone_image_viewer

  25. IrfanView

    IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative graphic viewer for beginners and powerful for professionals.

    irfanview

  26. Cornice Portable

    Cornice Portable is an image viewer that has thumbnail previews, full screen modes, rotation, slideshow modes and more.

    cornice

  27. Osiva

    Osiva is a free image viewing program that opens and scale images fast — get images into view and out of the way

    osiva

  28. RealWorld Paint.COM

    RealWorld Paint.COM can display images using any zoom factor and always shows 100% accurate preview of the drawn shape. Tooltips are displayed throughout the user interface to explain meaning of controls.

    paintCom

  29. AMP Font Viewer

    AMP Font Viewer is an easy to use but powerful font manager, which allows getting a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts.

    amp_font_viewer

  30. FotoSketcher

    FotoSketcher is a 100% free program which can help you convert your digital photos into art, automatically.

    fotosketcher

  31. Dia Portable

    Dia can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams and has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams.

    dia

  32. Oiko CSS-Editor

    Oiko is a visual CSS editor. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) allows to separate the representation definitions of such structured documents as HTML, XHTML, XML from their content, which is an effective principle in the design of web sites.

    oiko_css_editor

Portable Apps for Business Purposes

  1. OpenOffice.org

    OpenOffice.org Portable is a complete office suite — including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database

    openoffice

  2. Notepad++

    Notepad++ is a free (as in “free speech” and also as in “free beer”) source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

    notepad

  3. SoftMaker Office 2006

    An Office Suite which contains components that compatible with Windows Office applications like Word, Excel, etc.

    softmaker_office

  4. PNotes

    PNotes is fast and light-weight. It has flexible settings – both for the program in whole and for individual note.

    pnote

  5. AbiWord

    AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.

    abiword

  6. Jarte

    Jarte is a WordPad based, FREE word processor whose unique interface will make you feel like you are piloting a swift, nimble yacht by comparison.

    jarte

  7. Portable Office Exec

    portable_office_exec

  8. ToDoList

    A simple and effective way to keep track of your current programming tasks.

    todolist

  9. Task Coach

    Task Coach Portable lets you bring your to-do list and task manager with you so you always stay on top of things.

    task_coach

  10. Date Reminder

    Date Reminder reminds you of recurring or nonrecurring events, like birthdays, bills to pay, appointments etc.

    date_reminder

  11. Sunbird

    Sunbird Portable is a standalone calendaring and task management application built on the same technology as the Firefox web browser.

    sunbird

  12. Koma-Mail

    Koma-Mail is an email client which is comfortable and has very handy functions. It does not need an installation, so that you can run Koma-Mail from your flash drive but, of course, also on your desktop.

    koma_mail

  13. Thunderbird

    Mozilla Thunderbird is the safe, fast email client that’s easy to use. It has lots of great features including quick message search, customizable views, support for IMAP/POP, RSS support and more.

    thunderbird

  14. Qm – The Quick Mailer

    Qm – The Quick Mailer is a tiny program for sending quick e-mail messages without having to load your main email client program.

    qm

  15. WinMerge

    WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

    winmerge

  16. KeyDb

    Keydb is a password manager. With it you create and store strong random passwords required by many websites.

    keydb

  17. 7-Zip

    For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip

    7-zip

  18. Express Burn

    Express Burn lets you create and record audio or data CDs with any CDRW drive.

    express burn

  19. Recover Files

    Recover Files is an award winning program that can undelete / recover deleted files after they have been deleted.

  20. Team Talk

    TeamTalk allows you to talk to friends and colleagues using the internet as audio carrier. With TeamTalk any number of people can participate in a conversation and is only limited by the bandwidth you have available.

    teamtalk

  21. Blowfish Advanced CS

    One powerful file encryption and security tool for the Windows platform.

    blowfish_advanced

  22. TrueCrypt

    TrueCrypt is a software application used for real-time on-the-fly encryption.

    truecrypt

  23. Tomahawk PDF+

    Tomahawk PDF+ is one of the most advanced word processing/pdf creation software packages available for the Windows platform.

    tomahawk

  24. GnuCash Portable

    GnuCash Portable is the open source financial management software packaged as a portable app, so you can take your financial data with you.

    gnucash

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