Questions tagged [portable]

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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HTML, CSS, PHP Portable Editor

I am looking for an HTML, CSS, PHP portable Editor, with FTP connection plugin, to connect my website using my flash memory drive, with all cache and connection data on it. To be correct, I want ...
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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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Windows Hex Viewer/Editor with Map of data & Regex Searching, preferrably Portable

I am trying to find a Windows hex viewer/editor that: Can display the binary/hex contents of a file or drive in a format similar to the way WinMerge gives an overview of the differences between each ...
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Cross platform disk encryption solution without admin privileges

I am looking for a cross platform (OS X 10.10 + Windows 7) encryption solution which can fully encrypt, decrypt and modify a USB disk (full disk encryption). Truecrypt does this, but you need admin ...
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Portable ssh/sftp/scp server for Windows

Is there a portable SSH server? By portable I mean: It doesn't need to install/configure or anything like that. It comes with its own hardcoded public/private keys so I don't need to setup anything (...
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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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A Single, Portable ZIP file to replace Android Studio

Is there a single ZIP file (software inside the ZIP file) that android developer can download, and is portable (meaning you run from flash drive or portable hard disk), and can develop/build android ...
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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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Portable software to investigate which apps on Windows PC are sending data to the internet, and how much

It appears that my Windows 10 PC is sending out unusual data to the internet. Reasons why I believe this: I often (about once a day) get a ReCaptcha Turing Test when I search something on Google (i.e....
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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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Where can I find a portable (no install necessary) CLI git client for windows?

I am looking for something that I can use for working with git repositories on windows that is 100% portable (copy-paste the files to a separate machine and have it work) and CLI based - I had a ...
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Portable Googleless Chromium web browser to use for testing

Please recommend a web browser with the following requirements: Windows 7-10 compatible. Completely portable. Absolutely no registry writes or writing files outside of its own dedicated folder(s)/...
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What are some IDE options with GUI builder to make a portable GUI applications?

I need to make an application which is going to portable (windows, linux and Mac). This is the front-end, the GUI stuff. The back-end is written in C++. But now I'm exploring the options to build this ...
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Search and Replace tool for Windows Registry

Please recommend a gratis Windows tool to perform search and replace operations in the Windows Registry. I would like to select a Registry key and have the tool perform the search and replace ...
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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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Portable Windows browser with good multimedia downloading built-in

I like to use Torch Browser which is basically Chrome with some built-in functionality to download multimedia - straight out of the box, no plug-ins required. Unfortunately, extensive googling has ...
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Portable bootable virus scanner with secure signature update and low memory requirements

Another question that arose from this question is: Is there any decent portable virus/malware scanner solution that: can be placed on a bootable medium (such as a USB stick, but maybe a CD-R too) ...
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

I am looking for a light-weight HTTP server, to server static web pages on localhost for testing purposes. That is all the functionality that I require. If the requested URL exists, then return it, ...
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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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Free, portable, Windows email client with auto-correct spelling

I am almost desperate enough to use MS Outlook, but would strongly prefer something portable. Must have Gratis Windows (10) Support multiple email addresses [update] auto-correct spell ...
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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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Free console TCP tunneling app or proxifier

I need an application that will make certain applications that have no proxy support by itself (browser, for example) to go through my SOCKS proxy server. Requirements: No GUI-actions needed (CLI ...
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A small size portable freeware to tell you the version of the USB port and USB devices

I'm looking for a gratis tool displays all my USB ports and devices and if they are USB 2 or 3. I want to be able to distribute the tool to end-users who don't know much about USB and the differences ...
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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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Portable FTP server for 32 bit Windows XP with no admin rights

The title & the gratis tag say it all.
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Portable, no-admin, no-install, Win/Linux USB encryption/decryption on the go

I fear from losing my USB stick. I'm looking for an encryption program that can hide my USB files in such a way that I have only one file shown on Windows Explorer when it's first inserted. When I run ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

I believe this is a more specific question than Alternatives to TrueCrypt? with different answers. I have USB flash drives which I carry around and use on various computers at work and at home. I ...
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Offline and Portable PHP text editor that have Live Preview functionality

Is there a text editor or IDE for PHP (and if possible, include HTML and CSS) that is: Offline (do not need internet in order to function) Portable (extract from a zip file and run immediately) Live ...
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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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Free file storage, working as Git/GitHub, Windows, portable

I work with git/GitHub and Bazaar/Launchpad. But on GitHub and Launchpad it is impossible to store the files which aren't relating to my projects and on these services not enough room for files is ...
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Portable tray-only RSS feed notification

I am looking for a tiny RSS feed reader that lives as a Windows icon. When there is a new item, it pops up a notification. Clicking the icon shows a list of recent items. Clicking on an item opens ...
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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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portable veracrypt (alternative) without Admin-Privilege needs? [duplicate]

I was looking for longer for a VeraCrypt / Alternative to encrypt my ThumbDrive in my Schools-Computers. Basicly i have no admin rights there. Is there any alternative wich isn't a workaround - like a ...
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Cheap and portable text expander for Windows

I'm looking for a portable text expander tool without restrictions on the usage environment (i.e. personal, academic, or professional use...). Requirements: Able to replace text as you type, without ...
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Portable convert excel to mysql

Is there a portable windows (xp and above) software that can convert a excel file (xlsx, xls and ods) into mysql file (sql)?
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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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Gratis, portable GDB GUI for Windows

As the title says, I am looking for a: Gratis portable GDB GUI for Windows I don't actually have a feature wish list; it's just that some of the junior engineers have only ever known GUI-based ...
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Portable screencast recorder for Windows

Can anyone recommend a portable screencast recorder for Windows? Requirements Portable Works on Windows 7 High enough definition to have all recorded text legible Record only a specified area of the ...
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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 QR Code (QRcode) reader (via webcam) app for Windows

Please recommend a QR Code reader app with the following features: Reads a QR code from a webcam Portable (no installation) Gratis (free of cost for non-commercial use) Windows compatible Does not ...
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Gratis portable PDF to MS Word converter for Windows

The title says it all ^ I don't care if it is command line only or has a GUI. I don't need batch capabilities, and am willing to open a PDF editor and "File/Save as ..". I just want something that ...
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Is there an open source, gratis SFTP client with the option to be automatically upgraded?

I often prefer to log in to my server environments by SFTP rather than SSH due to me feeling more comfortable using SFTP (GUI) programs over SSH (CLUI) programs for some particular tasks. For example,...
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Which programming language and tool to produce very small standalaone GUI app?

There are some games or apps (like calculators) with GUI which are very small (can be of 500KB, 700KB, etc) but has all important GUI features like button, menu, displaying image, text input, etc and ...
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Portable email viewer / archiving program for Windows or Linux?

I'd like a simple program to keep and view the emails with my software license keys, receipts for software purchases, etc. I also have email from other genealogy researchers that I'd like to archive. ...
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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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OS agnostic solution for encrypting USB flash drives?

I typically use "BitLocker to Go" but for encrypting and protecting my flash drives. However, that means I can't use them with my Macs, at least not without a 3rd-party program (which isn't free and ...
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Personal Portable Wiki that Syncs with Dropbox

I'm looking for a personal wiki for knowledge management. I'd like it to be open source (free). I took a look through the WikiMatrix already, but the options are a little too broad for me. Basically, ...
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Free portable Message Sequence Chart Generator

My Message Seqence Chart Generator of choice is Msc-generator. Alas, I cannot find a portable version. What altrernatives are there? Must run on Windows be gratis for commerical use ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen

I am looking for a program that will allow me to draw anywhere (in any program/on the desktop, etc.) with my mouse on the screen. The program should: be free allow me to select colors be lightweight ...
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Tool to launch non-portable software from external hard disk

Is there any software what allows me to carry my own documents, software, register etc. on external hard disc? I want to carry with me non-portable software. Normally, I just use some VM but it can't ...