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.

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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)

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Network Stuff

Network Stuff is a Free Portable Network Tool that can be used to perform various network diagnostic functions such as […]

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Portable Norton Security Scan

Norton Security Scan is a Free Anti Virus Scanner made by Symantec. Norton Security Scan is typically used to ensure […]

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CFServerUSB – Portable Web Server

CFServerUSB "Coldfusion webserver" is a Standalone, Portable Coldfusion Webserver created by coldfusionplanet. Based on Railo 3.1 Jetty, this Webserver includes […]

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.

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