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Software that does not require a fixed installation on a dedicated machine. For cross-platform software, please use the [cross-platform] tag.

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Portable LAMP or XAMPP for Linux

Is there a portable version of LAMP or XAMPP for Linux? Or anything similar? I'm trying to find something I can run off a USB flash drive for development and testing between various machines.
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Visual editor for math expressions, with basic or better yet, full Unicode support

I am looking for a separate, standalone visual math editor. Requirements: Full or, at least, basic Unicode support (explanation below). Portable by nature. It means that all the app needs for ...
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Audio editor written in Java

I'm looking for an audio editor written entirely in Java, without any dependencies that have to be installed. A self-contained JAR file that I can run from anywhere, even on machines that do not ...
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A keylogger that doesn't have to be installed

We are looking for a free keylogger that should have the main features of the keylogger: Spytector The main things we are looking for: It should be free. It should work like Spytector: The main ...
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Invert colours of selection/window on Windows 7

I use Magnifier to invert the entire screen, but I am looking for a solution that does this for only a selection/window. Requirements: free select window / select section of screen portable
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Portable File Explorer alternative for Windows 10 that uses its own thumbnail cache?

I am looking for a File Explorer alternative that is: Portable. Generates its own thumbnails cache, separate from the Windows 10 native thumbnails cache. Stores said thumbnails preferably in its own ...
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Portable washer for document metadata

So I'm doing some work for a smaller company. They wanted a standalone secure client that they can wash all their documents metadata in. Mostly it's PDF and office(doc & docx). The problem is ...
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PDF viewer that supports Regex search

I am looking for a PDF viewer with the following features: Supports Regex search, preferably Perl compatible Runs on Windows (7 and up) Is portable, or can be made portable Gratis Nice to have: ...
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Cross-platform portable app suite / creator

Having a collection of portable applications at hand, has proven to be very helpful several times. I wonderer whether any portable app suite or portable app creator provides a cross-plattform ...
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Portable application for viewing (not editing) .doc files created by Microsoft Word

Is there any application to view .doc files created by Microsoft Word? I don't need to edit the file, I want to view it (with the ability to copy the selected text to clipboard). The application ...
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Portable Frame-Rate Counter

Looking for a portable frame-rate (FPS) counter that works on Windows 10 (64-bit) and is compatible with DirectX 12 games and video players. Preferably in a standalone (single-EXE) distribution but ...
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Free Portable Software to tell if my graphics card or on board graphic chips can support more than one monitor

Is there a software that: Portable (no need to install) Free (no need to register) Show me information about my graphics card or on board or integrated graphic chips especially information on whether ...
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Portable VCE Player for Windows Desktop (not Mobile)

I can't seem to find a single portable (i.e., No install) VCE (Exam simulator) player. Does one not exist? P.S Could anyone create the tags windows-desktop & vce-player for me (Not enough rep)?. ...
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Looking for a Command-line Portable ssh server (reverse connect)

I have been searching recently for a command-line server for remote administration on Windows. I have also used ncat, which got the job done but unfortunately it is flagged by antiviruses. I needed a ...
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A media player that leaves no trace in user profile

I use MPC-HC which has a portable version, it works just fine. The problem is that it creates folder in the user's profile like MPC-HC in AppData\Roaming. I need a similar player that plays all files ...
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Portable webserver - cross platform

I want a portable web server which works in Windows, Linux, Mac i.e cross platform which can be carried in a pen drive. I want to serve website content with search, which is portable in usb drive and ...
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Portable RAM disk for Windows (gratis)

I am searching for a RAM disk program for Windows. The requirements are quite minimal, but after much searching, I feel like I am looking for a unicorn. Here are the only requirements: Portable ...
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Free or portable app to organize photos by metadata

Are there any free or portable applications that can organize photos and filter them by metadata and other parameters. I would also like the option to adjust the metadata for better organization. I am ...
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First bytes of text portable reader (Windows)

Sometimes I need to open XML files on different PCs If an XML file is bigger than 100 Mb it takes a lot of time to be opened I need something like a Bash "head" command I don't need to read ...
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Red Cross Ambulance Network Monitoring

Hello from Red Cross Germany! We have 30+ Ambulances and 30+ Windows 10 Tablets with LTE/Cellular We are looking for a solution to Monitor Our Cellular LTE Coverage in certain Areas where are ...
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Portable file/folder deletion tool with GUI (free)

I'm currently looking for a data wiping tool (files, folders, partitions, whole disk) using Russian GOST P50739-95 that does not require installation (windows,and if possible linux) and has a GUI. ...
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Portable Maven for Windows

Can anyone recommend a portable Maven that is gratis and works in Windows 7 and above? Portable Maven will come as a zip file and can be extract to a thumb drive, or a external hard disk. The end-...
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Portable utility to capture audio output and input?

I currently use Audacity's WASAPI feature to capture the audio being outputted by my PC's sound card. I am now, however, in need of a way to capture both audio output as well as microphone input on ...
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What set of tools can I use to create algorithms independent of programming languages?

Having in mind Entity System (ES), that is a great step towards pluggable ends (like a graphics engine, etc), I wonder if someone managed to create code in an algorithm only way, that would easily let ...
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Portable pull tool compatible with GitHub

When working on a GitHub repo, GitHub offers their GitHub Desktop as well as their web-app. Unfortunately, their web-app has many limitations and quirks. Often it is not desirable or feasible to ...
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Portable Way to Convert MIDI to a Soundfile With a Custom Soundfont?

Yes, I know this question exists: https://superuser.com/questions/1011409/how-do-i-export-a-midi-to-a-sound-file-without-playing-it-in-realtime But none of the answers I found on there were of any ...
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Recording the duration a computer has been locked

I'm looking for a software that is able to display the duration for which a computer has been locked. A balloon notification or a small window like in the image below is sufficient. Requirements: ...
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Is there any media player (except VLC) that allows to define the start and stop time of a played file?

The famous VLC player has an especially useful feature - setting start/stop time of a media, but this player has some annoying bugs (no way to shuffle the playlist, an unexpected, user-unfriendly ...
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Free Portable Hard disk bad sector fixer software

Performing bad sector check on high-capacity hard disk (e.g. 1 TB and above SATA HDD) usually consume lots of time (e.g. 120 minutes and above). Are there free, portable hard disk bad sector fixer ...
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In the past one might use an Interactive PPT, now what is used?

In the past I have seen many portable PowerPoint presentations that have a high level of interactivity, such as ones that help facilitate a game of Jeopardy (and make use of VBScript). I currently ...
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Create a Windows 8.1 Portable USB Drive that's bootable on a Mac

I am seeking a tool to create a bootable Windows 8.1 Portable USB Drive (similar to the Ubuntu live usb), that also functions on a mac (meaning it should contain the necessary drivers) My problem is ...
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Portable downloader for Windows 10

I'm looking for a download manager that can be run as a simple executable from a folder in an external drive plugged into a Windows 10 computer, run as an unprivileged user. The use case is that I ...
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What's a good *portable* WAMP?

I generally hand install Apache, PHP & MySql, and its a PITA every time. Now I have a fresh Windows install and want to get some development finished quickly, and don't have the luxury of time to ...
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Portable Windows IMAP client

What portable IMAP client for Windows? I tried Sylpheed, which works well enough, although it leaves lots of remnants on close. While you can ask it to delete temporary files, it doesn't delete all of ...
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portable keylogger for windows 10

I should probably say this first, I'm looking for a keylogger that I can put on an external drive to run on my school computer so I can type things without people seeing what I'm typing on my screen. ...
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code editor which is a standalone web application which helps us edit code from the browser?

Looking for some code editor which is a spins up a web-based IDE on launch from the command line. It should have modern features most source code editors have (like vscode). The best use case for this ...
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Recommended portable C solution under Windows

I would like to set-up the most appropriate C development environment under Windows, with the scope of having the least painful issues concering code portability to Linux. In the past I have both used ...
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needs a portable php interpreter for windows

I have a simple question. is there a portable php interpreter avalible for free? also is there an online compiler for php which supports html tags with syntyx highlighting? and which is the best IDE ...
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Portable VPN client with split tunneling support

I'm looking for a VPN solution so that I can access my home LAN from my office's PC. My router is capable of being a VPN server. But I don't want all connections to go to this VPN tunnel. I want only ...
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Standalone PGP Text Encryption Application

I am looking for a standalone executable that facilitates PGP encryption of files or plaintext (plaintext can be dumped into a ".txt" file and encrypted). I have heard that PortablePGP is ...
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File backup, free for commercial use

I just want to backup a single directory. I need a gratis Windows app, with its own scheduler (I don't want to use the Windows scheduler). The app *must *: either all allow me to schedule the backup ...
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Portable database for winforms app

I'm creating an application that basically has a user log in and will track what they spend their money on, make pie charts and stuff like that. This is more of a self-use/friends-use fun app, ...
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Is there a portable telnet client for windows that supports ASCII out of the box?

I have tried both PuTTY and DTELNET but the ascii art comes of like this:
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Download when needed (NAS like) client for cloud service

I want to know if there's a service that could do the trick for me. I want a client for a cloud service like dropbox, Drive, OneDrive etc, which would only download the file and all the child files ...
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