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    PortableApps.com Alternatives

    PortableApps.com is described as 'website offering many free, commonly used Windows applications that have been specially packaged for portability. These portable applications can be used from removable media such as USB flash drives' and is a leading application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PortableApps.com for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is LiberKey, which is free. Other great apps like PortableApps.com are NirLauncher, Windows System Control Center, The Portable Freeware Collection and SyMenu.

    PortableApps.com is mainly a Application Launcher but alternatives to it may also be Virtualization Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PortableApps.com.
    This page was last updated Nov 12, 2021
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
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    PortableApps.com is a website offering many free, commonly used Windows applications that have been specially packaged for...
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    1. Portable applications launcher, LiberKey includes 305 portable applications. In all areas : Audio, Video, Graphics, Internet, Games, Security, Education, System and more..

      Discontinued

      no updates since 2015

      LiberKey vs PortableApps.com opinions
      Almost everyone thinks LiberKey is a great alternative to PortableApps.com.
      Freeware portable start menu for portable apps
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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      Maybe better than PortableApps. Freeware not open-source
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      theadvocate06 It doesn't hog up my memory. It has many top rated programs.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      armandaneshjoo LiberKey sets portable apps as default.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    2. NirLauncher is a package of more than 200 portable freeware utilities for Windows, all of them developed for NirSoft Web site during the last few years. You can easily add SysInternals Suite into NirLauncher.

      Warning

      This app contains tools that can read or unveil passwords and could be used by other users of your computer for malicous actions. Read the comments.



    3. WSCC is a free (for personal use), portable program that allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites. WSCC can install and update the supported utilities automatically.
    4. Huge, regularly updated collection of portable freeware or open source applications of all kinds. No specific launcher is distributed by this site, just the applications.
      The Portable Freeware Collection vs PortableApps.com opinions
      Most users think The Portable Freeware Collection is a great alternative to PortableApps.com.
      Nice selection of software
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      0
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      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
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      SyMenu is a portable menu launcher and Start Menu replacement to organize your applications quickly and easily. On top of that SyMenu is able to automatically index any application installed on the host pc.
      SyMenu vs PortableApps.com opinions
      Almost everyone thinks SyMenu is a great alternative to PortableApps.com.
      More than 1000 free and quality programs against 300. Daily updates. Tons of options for your customization.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      • Windows
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      Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Other features include full support for shared libraries, sharing between users, and integration with native platform package managers.
    5. PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable from USB key devices or removable disks.

      Discontinued

      nothing since 2007

      PStart vs PortableApps.com opinions
      Most users think PStart is a great alternative to PortableApps.com.
      Simple to setup and very flexible when compared to portableapps.com platform
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Pstart is just a program Menu/Launcher and others on this page, download and install/update the programs and also a launcher/menu.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      Portapps is a collection of portable apps for Windows. You can download your favorite application as a portable setup or a 7z archive.
      Portapps vs PortableApps.com opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      armandaneshjoo The elite suite of portable apps for developers.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    6. ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed to work with removable storage (uses relative paths) media like USB sticks, hard drives, iPods, etc.

      Discontinued

      This program is slowly sinking into neglect and abandonment since 2011.

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