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LibreOffice Portable Still 5.2.6 (complete office suite) Released

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:51:13 +0000

(image) PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable Still 5.2.6. LibreOffice Portable is a full-featured office suite -- including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database -- packaged as a portable app, so you can take all your documents and office suite wherever you go. The Still version is the older branch of LibreOffice maintained with bug fixes. It's recommended that most users use LibreOffice Portable. And it's open source and completely free. This release updates to the latest version and removes the fonts from the base install to work around a slowdown bug in Windows 10 Anniversary's dynamic font loading.

LibreOffice is packaged for portable use with permission and assistance from The Document Foundation

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform with 'Advanced Apps' enabled.




LibreOffice Portable 5.3.1 (complete office suite) Released

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:01:46 +0000

(image) PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable 5.3.1. LibreOffice Portable is a full-featured office suite -- including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database -- packaged as a portable app, so you can take all your documents and office suite wherever you go. You can also buy it on a flash drive. LibreOffice Portable is packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free. This release updates to the latest version and removes the fonts from the base install to work around a slowdown bug in Windows 10 Anniversary's dynamic font loading.

LibreOffice is packaged for portable use with permission and assistance from The Document Foundation

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




McAfee Stinger Portable 12.1.0.2304 (common virus remover) Released

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:24:18 +0000

(image) McAfee Stinger Portable 12.1.0.2304 has been released. McAfee Stinger removes 6,000 common viruses and 'fake alert' malware on-demand. It is not a replacement for a full antivirus, but handy in many situations. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. McAfee Stinger is freeware for business and personal use.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




TeamViewer Portable 12.0.75813 (pc control, screen sharing) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:58:41 +0000

(image) TeamViewer Portable 12.0.75813 has been released. TeamViewer is a remote PC support/control and screen-sharing tool. You can remote control a partner's desktop to give online assistance, or you can show your screen to a customer without worrying about firewalls, IP addresses and NAT. It's packaged as a portable app so you can work on the go and it's in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. It's released as freeware for personal use (business/office use requires a license).

TeamViewer Portable is made available by the publisher, TeamViewer GmbH.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




KiTTY Portable 0.68.0.2 (telnet and SSH with added features) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:57:59 +0000

(image) KiTTY Portable 0.68.0.2 has been released. KiTTY is a fork of the popular PuTTY telnet and SSH client with additional features packaged as a portable app, so you can connect in to your systems on the go. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




FileZilla Portable 3.25.1 (ftp client) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:17:53 +0000

(image) FileZilla Portable 3.25.1 has been released. FileZilla Portable is the popular FileZilla FTP client packaged as a portable app, so you can take your ftp client, server list and settings with you. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format for easy use from any portable device and integration with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




Google Chrome Portable 58 Beta (web browser) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:14:03 +0000

(image) Google Chrome Portable 58 Beta has been released. Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications with lightning speed. It's designed to be simple and stylish. This release updates Google Chrome to the latest beta version, allowing you to test the upcoming release without impacting your local or portable stable install. The latest Stable and Dev builds are also available. Point versions of this beta version will be pushed via the platform but not announced on the homepage or RSS feed, so download the PortableApps.com Platform to ensure you're up to date. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you and it's in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. It's partially open source freeware for personal and business use.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store (Advanced Apps enabled) in the PortableApps.com Platform.




IrfanView Portable 4.44 Rev 2 (image viewer) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:50:19 +0000

(image) IrfanView Portable 4.44 Rev 2 has been released. IrfanView Portable is a fast, compact and innovative graphic viewer for Windows supporting pictures, vector graphics, animated images, movies, icon files and much more. This revision adds support for GhostScript Portable to enable EPS file support. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. It is freeware for personal and educational use.

IrfanView Portable is packaged with permission from Irfan Skiljan.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




HWiNFO 32+64 Portable 5.46-3100 (detailed info about your hardware and software) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:28:45 +0000

(image) HWiNFO 32+64 Portable 5.46-3100 has been released. HWiNFO is a comprehensive hardware analysis, monitoring and reporting tool. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. The 32-bit and 64-bit versions (HWiNFO32 and HWiNFO64) are included and the correct one is automatically used. HWiNFO is freeware for personal and business use and requires admin rights to run.

HWiNFO is packaged for portable use by the publisher, Martin Malík

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




Google Chrome Portable 57.0.2987.110 Stable (web browser) Released

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:23:03 +0000

(image) Google Chrome Portable 57.0.2987.110 Stable has been released. Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications quickly. The latest Beta and Dev builds are also available. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you and it's in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. It's partially open source freeware for personal and business use.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 52.0.1 (web browser) Released

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:12:44 +0000

(image) PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 52.0.1. It's the Mozilla Firefox browser bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app, so you can take your browser, bookmarks, settings and extensions on the go. And it's open source and completely free. Firefox Portable is a dual-mode 32-bit and 64-bit app, ensuring Firefox runs as fast as possible on every PC. It's available for immediate download and bundled on the World's Best Flash Drive: The PortableApps.com Carbide as well as the fast and affordable PortableApps.com Companion.

Mozilla®, Firefox® and the Firefox logo are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation and used under license.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

Note that Firefox 52 and later drops support NPAPI plugins other than Flash. Firefox ESR 45.x still has support for these.




Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition, Portable 54 (web browser) Released

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:07:54 +0000

(image) PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox® Developer Edition, Portable 54. It's the developer's edition of the Mozilla Firefox web browser bundled with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app, so you can do web development on the go. Both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions will be downloaded and configured. And it's open source and completely free.

Mozilla®, Firefox® and the Firefox logo are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation and used under license.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.




Mitigating DLL Hijacks Revealed in Vault 7/Fine Dining With The PortableApps.com Platform

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:57:34 +0000

Over the past few days, Wikileaks posted a series of documents purported to be from the CIA in a dump of files dubbed "Vault 7". Within those documents are references to a project called "Fine Dining" which details how a field agent can alter their own software on a portable device to include additional functionality to enable spying and other covert activities while appearing innocuous to those who happen to see the agent using their portable software.




PortableApps.com Platform 14.4: Fine Dining With Confidence

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:16:45 +0000

(image) PortableApps.com is proud to announce the PortableApps.com Platform 14.4 release. This release adds custom platform security to scan for and mitigate DLL hijacks in some vulnerable apps and launchers revealed in the "Fine Dining" leak as well as updates to two locales. As always it has a complete app store, automatic updater, easy app organization, fast app searching, proxy support, a great set of themes, portable fonts, and lots of other features to make it your favorite set of apps whether you're running from a portable drive, a cloud drive, or run locally! If you'd like to see more features and functionality keep coming, please read a personal appeal from PortableApps.com founder John T. Haller to help! You can also buy the platform and a suite of apps on the hardware-encrypted PortableApps.com Carbide or fast and affordable PortableApps.com Companion available in our hardware store. Read on for all the details...(permalink)

Existing Platform users can automatically update by clicking Help - Check for Updates.




Pidgin Portable 2.12.0 (instant messaging) Released

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:48:58 +0000

(image) Pidgin Portable 2.12.0 has been released. Pidgin Portable is a versatile instant messaging client with support for AOL, Google, Jabber and other networks packaged as a portable app, so you can take your IM settings and buddy lists with you. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.