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
NEW WinMerge – Folder Compare Freeware
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 X-WinMerge – Portable Changelog Tool

X-WinMerge – Portable Changelog Tool

X-WinMerge is based on WinMerge, an open source tool that is used to visually determine differences or changes in files. […]

Thumbnail of HJZip – Zip and Unzip Archival Tool

HJZip – Zip and Unzip Archival Tool

HJ-Zip is a , small, simple, easy to use, stand alone archival utility that can be used to Zip and […]

Thumbnail of Physion – Portable Physics Simulation Software

Physion – Portable Physics Simulation Software

Physion is a Free 2D Portable Physics Simulation Software created by Dimitris Xanthopoulos. This realistic Physics Simulator can be used […]

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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