The House of Portable Alternatives

    The House of Portable is described as 'A Portable Program is a program that you can instantly run without installation. All most famous programs are already portabilized on The House of Portable'. There are more than 10 alternatives to The House of Portable, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, SourceForge, Wine and Linux. The best alternative is PortableApps.com, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to The House of Portable are The Portable Freeware Collection (Free), PenDriveApps (Free), yaP (Free) and WinPenPack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2019

    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. 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.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Pendriveapps is a website for reviewing and categorizing portable software.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      yaP (yet another Portablizer) is a universal DIY style launcher for creating portable applications on Windows.

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      The software contains trojan(s) and possibly other malware according to 9/53 anti-virus engines on VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/a4a4ff6bb334a6df86c33a2a92b6fcdd2d5e0622f3aec4c8a499c7169acd5669/analysis/1482435143/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      winPenPack is an applications environment of Free Softwares, modified for being run and used from an USB pendrive, without need of installation
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Online
      • SourceForge
      We provide open source (FOSS) and freeware portable apps for Windows desktop/laptop/tablet computers. No pirated software/warez. We believe we can stay productive on Windows without pirated softwares.
    3. A portable app is a software that will not take an effect to your running system. What happens in a portable app stays in a portable app. That means that you can carry around your applications on a portable device and use it on any computer.
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    4. KaranPC has been on its venture to solve all of your software problems by providing you a virtual platform which not only provides access to complete versions of various software resources but also provides them completely cost free.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Pendrivelinux is a website that provides simplified information to make it easy for anyone to install, boot, and run their favorite Linux Distro from a portable flash drive!
    5. Wise Hotkey is a launcher for installed applications, folders located anywhere on the hard disk, areas of the Control Panel and various system tools (Wordpad, Camera, Calculator, Disk Cleaner, Notepad, Task Manager, and many more), as well as website addresses.
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