Portable Software Applications that run from USB

Free Portable Software to Carry with you on a USB Flash Drive

Independently reviewed and categorized Free Portable Software, Portable Freeware, and Open Source Portable Applications that can be stored and run directly from a USB Flash Drive, without the need to install the software to a PC. Bring your office applications, email, web browser, instant messaging software, games, graphical editors, media player, anti virus software, recovery tools, encryption utilities, P2P file sharing utilities and more with you.

Most, but not all of these freeware and open source third party portable apps were created by their respective authors with the ability to be run entirely from the portable device, and in many cases these portable tools allow you to save your personal settings, changes, and work created with the tools back to the same device.

Recently Reviewed Portable Software Applications

NEW Portable Bible Lightning
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NEW Portable Disk Cleanup – Drive Tidy
NEW Free Registry Cleaner – Registry Recycler
NEW Make Laptop a WiFi Hotspot – mHotspot

All reviewed portable tools, portable games, portable applications, and portable utilities can be found neatly categorized in their corresponding portable software sections located in the sidebar to your left!

← Think of these Sidebar Categories as a quick reference “Directory of All Known Portable Applications”.

Portable Software Applications (random examples)

Thumbnail of Portable Scribus – Desktop Publishing Tool

Portable Scribus – Desktop Publishing Tool

Portable Scribus is a stand alone, USB flash drive installable version of Scribus, the very popular open source free desktop […]

Thumbnail of Pwytter – Portable Twitter Client

Pwytter – Portable Twitter Client

Pwytter is another great Stand Alone Twitter Client that can be run from a Portable USB Device.  Some key Pwytter […]

Thumbnail of Hide Data Inside an Image – SteganoG

Hide Data Inside an Image – SteganoG

SteganoG is a Portable Application that allows you to hide information or store confidential data in a bitmap image file. […]

Note: Many of these free portable applications are designed to run from Windows. We plan to slowly expand our online catalog to include portable apps that can be run from Mac and eventually Linux platforms as well.

Do you know of a portable software application that is not listed, but should be? Are you a portable software Author who would like to have your FREE portable software reviewed and included?
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