Here is a post on PortableApps.com, a website which offers lots of computer software in a portable format that you can install and use it on USB drives, portable hard disks and other portable devices.
Tired of downloading tons of software that require an intricate installation process? Bored of trying to uninstall programs just to realize that tons of useless files has still been left over on your machine? The real question here is however is why try to install a program on your computer when you can avoid the hassle and opt for a portable application instead? Portableapps.com is just the site you are looking for as it offers a huge range of portable software for users of Windows.
The site receives contributions from over 100 people including software designers, developers and translators. What’s unique about PortableApps and differentiates it from other websites offering portable software is that it offers a platform as well in order to provide a safer and more integrated user experience. Just download the Official App platform from here:
Using this platform will bring users a range of additional benefits. First off, they will enjoy a very useful menu of installed portable apps that are available on the machine they are using. Then we have some neat search functions for your USB flash drive, an app updater that keeps apps up to date, portable fonts and some backup tools.
You can click this link to see the vast collection of Portable Apps on the website: http://portableapps.com/apps
The Portable App Directory will show the available programs categorized in different groups:
- Graphics and Pictures
- Internet and more
The great thing about the interface is that it does not only showcase a brief description of the portable program but allows users to mass download. Just tick the box next to the program you are interested in and move on to search for another. We encourage you to try the Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition or the Google Chrome Portable for easy Internet browsing. Famous programs like VLC or Open Office are also available for download in their portable versions. Don’t be shy to download as many portable software as you like, the advantage is that they are so small in size. Once you checked all the programs you wish to have on your computer, just press the next button so you can have the software installed. It’s that easy.
Portableapps.com is available in 3 languages: English, Deutsch and Russian.
If you need help, suggestions or if you are in need of answers to your questions then you should try their forum. In case if you run into app issues please access the Forum:
You will pleasantly surprised that the discussion board is quite active and covers a wide range of topics, but you will have to sign up in order to do so. If you want to help the site to better its services you also have the option of contributing to PortableApps.com. Use this link here to do so: http://portableapps.com/donate
Also don’t forget to check this post on Hogkiat.com, which has a collection of over 70 useful portable applications for you: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/70-free-useful-portable-applications-you-should-know/