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  • Cameyo icon


    Cameyo is a free, open-architecture application virtualization product. It combines best-of-breed application virtualization...

    Freemium Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • LiberKey icon


    Portable applications launcher, LiberKey includes 305 portable applications. In all areas : Audio, Video, Graphics, Internet, Games...

    Free Windows

  • NirLauncher icon

    NirLauncher Warning

    NirLauncher is a package of more than 150 portable freeware utilities for Windows, all of them developed for NirSoft Web site during...

    Free Windows

  • PStart icon


    PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything...

    Free Windows

  • ASuite icon


    ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed...

    Open Source Windows

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    Turbo Studio

    Turbo Studio (formerly make you run your applications with no installs, dependencies, or conflicts. Deploy in standalone...

    Freemium Windows

  • Evalaze icon


    The application is packaged in a single, self contained EXE file which can be used instantly. When the final EXE file exceeds a size...

    Free Personal Windows

  • SyMenu icon

    SyMenu Warning

    SyMenu is a portable menu launcher that allows to organize and find your portable applications in a quick and easy way. Moreover...

    Free Windows

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    PortableLinuxApps provides portable applications for Linux that you can carry around and use on every Linux computer running one of...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

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    Portable Start Menu

    Portable Start Menu is a simple and free start menu application that can be installed on USB sticks or local PCs. Organize your...

    Free Windows

  • ThumbApps icon


    We provide open source (FOSS) and freeware portable apps for Windows desktop/laptop/tablet computers. No pirated software/warez. We...

    Open Source Windows Web / Cloud SourceForge

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    CodySafe is a software tool that turns any portable drive from a simple data carrier to a computer-on-stick. Carry your computer...

    Freemium Windows

  • PenDriveApps icon


    Pendriveapps is a website for reviewing and categorizing portable software. Bring your office applications, email, web browser...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • yaP icon


    yaP (yet another Portablizer) is a universal DIY style launcher for creating portable applications on Windows.

    Free Windows

  • FCorp My Suite icon

    FCorp My Suite

    My Suite is a lightweight Windows application whose purpose is to help you create a user-defined list with programs that can be run...

    Commercial Windows

  • Lupo PenSuite icon

    Lupo PenSuite

    The collection of portable software for everyone. A completely free Suite of programs and games, all in one package for your USB flash...

    Free Windows

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    winPenPack is an applications environment of Free Softwares, modified for being run and used from an USB pendrive, without need of...

    Open Source Windows

  • FramaKey icon


    FramaKey is a package of portable and ready-to-use Free Software that can be carried on a USB key designed to make the user’s life...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • JauntePE icon

    JauntePE Discontinued

    Windows portable app maker: launcher(s), runtime, and gui designed to help you run non-portable applications in a portable manner.

    Open Source Windows

  • Quick Cliq icon

    Quick Cliq

    Quick Cliq is a portable menu based application launcher and productivity tool with features that you won’t find anywhere else! ...

    Free Windows

  • FCorp File/Folder Launcher icon

    FCorp File/Folder Launcher

    File/Folder Launcher (FFLauncher) is a simple, very easy to use application specially designed to help you launch files and folders. ...

    Commercial Windows

  • Ceedo Personal  icon

    Ceedo Personal

    Ceedo is unique virtualization technology creates a portable virtual desktop, which launches on any Windows host PC with no need to...

    Commercial Windows

  • WorldDesk icon


    Currently in Beta: "WorldDesk leverages a unique patent-pending abstraction layer to decouple all aspects of a user's...

    Commercial Windows

  • PortAL icon

    PortAL Discontinued

    PortAL is very light portable software launcher which is based on hotkeys, menus and system tray icons. All of PortAL configuration...

    Open Source Windows

  • Qsel icon


    Qsel is a "launcher" for frequently used programs, documents and web links. — Create any number of categories with...

    Free Windows

  • Prayaya V3 icon

    Prayaya V3 Discontinued

    Not only a portable launcher, but also a mini virtual operating system. Prayaya V3 could be installed on any USB device or local...

    Free Windows

  • Wise HotKey icon

    Wise HotKey

    Launch applications and system tools, Control Panel items, folders on your computer, and website addresses using simple key...

    Free Windows

  • WinInizio PenSuite icon

    WinInizio PenSuite

    This pendrive suite is an application launcher that runs in the notification area. It uses a Vista-like menu style. The suite is...

    Free Windows

  • 8start icon


    8start Launcher is a free portable application launcher. This program is a whole new way of launching programs and applications on...

    Free Windows

  • HS Quickstart icon

    HS Quickstart Discontinued

    HS Quickstart shows you a window with quick access to your installed programs, eMails, Scripts and much more. A click in one of the...

    Freemium Windows

  • ubSpawn icon


    ubSpawn is a small and simple application to manage an unlimited number of files and folders for quick access. It's especially...

    Free Windows Comments

Not native Linux apps

Comment by Jupiter2
about Aug 2016 is listed with the Linux tag. This should be removed. The site states that Wine is required to run their collection under Linux. They also suggest Wine and other emulated solutions to get these native Windows apps to run under macOS. You might as well boot into Windows on a Virtual Machine and run these apps or remove Linux entirely and replace with Windows.

I was a big fan of this site and especially (which I miss dearly) when I was a Windows user but these are not native Linux apps. On a positive note, Linux should soon see real (native), stable, portable solutions becoming more mainstream in the form of Ubuntu Snap Packages, Flatpak and others.


For those looking for an easier way to keep your portable a ...

Comment by arahman56
about Jun 2011

For those looking for an easier way to keep your portable apps updated, get the 2.0 launcher from here: . Comes with an updater for your portable apps.