ThinStation Alternatives

    ThinStation is described as 'Thinstation is a basic and small, yet very powerful, open source thin client operating system supporting all major connectivity protocols: Citrix ICA, NoMachine NX, 2X ThinClient, Microsoft Windows terminal services (RDP, via RDesktop), VMWare Horizon View, Cendio ThinLinc' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are nine alternatives to ThinStation for Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The best alternative is Turbo Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try JauntePE or P-Apps. Other great apps like ThinStation are Microsoft Application Virtualization (Paid), BoxedApp Packer (Paid), Unidesk (Paid) and openThinClient (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. Turbo Studio (formerly Spoon.net) make you run your applications with no installs, dependencies, or conflicts. Deploy in standalone EXEs, with Turbo Server, or on Turbo.net.
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      It's absolutely not the same. Totally different thing.
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    2. Microsoft Application Virtualization is an application virtualization and application streaming solution from Microsoft. It was acquired by Microsoft during the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts-based Softricity (SoftwareWow!) on July 17, 2006.
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    3. Windows portable app maker: launcher(s), runtime, and gui designed to help you run non-portable applications in a portable manner.

      Discontinued

      The source code of this program is located in sourceforge site (https://sourceforge.net/projects/jauntepe/), where this program is marked as "inactive".
      Last update: 2012-07-05

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    4. BoxedApp Packer is a developer utility for converting your regular full-fledged applications to single self-sustaining executable files that don't require the installation in order to be run.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Portability, the quality of being carriable, always enhances the usage level to optimum. As how the mobiles, laptops and hand-held devices have revolutionized the world, the portable applications will do it.

      Discontinued

      Website is down.

      Warning

      Website link is highly suspicious.

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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      Best-in-class Virtual Desktop Management Software empowering IT in education, healthcare, government and more to revolutionize their VMware Horizon View and Citrix XenDesktop deployments.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      OpenThinClient is a Free Open Source ThinClient Solution consisting of a Linux based operating system along with a comprehensive Java based management GUI and server component.
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    5. InstallAware Virtualization eliminates the need to install applications before running them. Use PackageAware to easily capture any setup into a virtual application project.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      FilePacker is a 32-bit Windows application that can be used to temporarily remove the runtime engines that are used by some programming languages.

      Discontinued

      Website has been taken offline and has been replaced with an ads site.

      Warning

      The website www.jvwcomputing.com is unsafe. You can download FilePacker from Download.com or Softpedia.

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