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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Portable application for calculating Whirlpool hash of a file

Do you know any portable software which is able to calculate Whirlpool hash of a file? I know HashTab, but this app requires OS installation, not portable.
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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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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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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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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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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

I am looking for a source code editor with the support for: Javascript, HTML, CSS syntax highlighting Auto-completion, Source formatting (for the above languages) 'Projects' where you can define ...
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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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Portable Dropbox alternative

I'm looking for a dropbox (file sync via cloud) alternative which is portable Unfortunately, I cannot use DropboxAHK (portable dropbox client based on AutoHotKey) for various reasons. According to ...
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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 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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Portable admin-less cross-compiling 2D game developing program?

I've worked with so many game developing programs which work and don't work. Some have limitations, some worked all until once, some can't export to some platforms, some cost too much, … So far, I've ...
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Looking for a portable color picker (from anywhere on the PC screen)

I'm looking for a way to find the HTML color code (HEX) for any image or point on the PC screen. For example, while viewing a web page, I sometimes require finding the HTML color of a certain point ...
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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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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 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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Portable offline virus scanner for a low-memory system

I have low system memory and work in a pretty safe environment so don't feel it wise to have a big antivirus running in background all the time. I also have multiple systems so a portable AV that I ...

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