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Free PortableApps.com Alternatives

The best free alternative to PortableApps.com is LiberKey. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PortableApps.com and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to PortableApps.com are NirLauncher, Windows System Control Center, SyMenu and The Portable Freeware Collection.

PortableApps.com alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but 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
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  1. LiberKey

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.
    theadvocate06

    It doesn't hog up my memory. It has many top rated programs.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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    Freeware portable start menu for portable apps

    Positive comment over 6 years ago
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    armandaneshjoo

    LiberKey sets portable apps as default.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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    -3

    Maybe better than PortableApps. Freeware not open-source

    Positive comment almost 4 years ago
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    -1
  2. NirLauncher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    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. Windows System Control Center

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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. SyMenu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    SyMenu is a portable menu launcher and Start Menu replacement to organize your applications quickly and easily.

    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 about 5 years ago
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  5. The Portable Freeware Collection

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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
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  6. Portapps

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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
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    armandaneshjoo

    The elite suite of portable apps for developers.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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  7. PStart

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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    -3
  8. Zero Install

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
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    • Solaris

    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.

  9. ASuite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  10. Quick Cliq

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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