PortAL Alternatives

    PortAL is described as 'is very light portable software launcher which is based on hotkeys, menus and system tray icons' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PortAL for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer, Wine and Mac. The best alternative is PortableApps.com, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PortAL are Keypirinha (Free), Listary (Freemium), LiberKey (Free) and RecentX (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. PortableApps.com is a 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.
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    2. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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    3. Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.
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    4. 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

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    5. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      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.
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    6. dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
    7. 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

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    8. 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.

    9. 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 much easier.

      Discontinued

      developer no longer working on it

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