Free Portable Software Apps that run from USB

Free Portable Apps to take with you on a USB Flash Drive.

Reviewed and categorized Free Portable Software, Portable Freeware, and Open Source Portable Applications that can be stored and run directly from a USB Flash Drive, without the need to install the software to a PC. Bring your office applications, email, web browser, instant messaging software, games, graphical editors, media player, anti virus software, recovery tools, encryption utilities, P2P file sharing utilities and more with you.

Most, but not all of these freeware and open source third party portable apps were created by their respective authors with the ability to be run entirely from a portable device, and in many cases these portable tools allow you to save your personal settings, changes, and work created with the tools back to the same device.

Recently Reviewed Portable Software Applications

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All reviewed portable tools, portable games, portable applications, and portable utilities can be found neatly categorized in their corresponding portable software sections located in the sidebar to your left!

USB Portable Apps (random examples)

eMule Plus – Portable P2P File Sharing

eMule Plus – Portable P2P File Sharing

eMule Plus is an Open Source Portable File Sharing or Portable P2P utility. It was created to improve upon the […]

Portable Opera @USB – Web Browser

Portable Opera @USB – Web Browser

Portable Opera @USB is a simple, yet powerful portable web browser based on Opera that you can take with you […]

Mac On a Stick – Portable Macintosh on a USB stick

Mac On a Stick – Portable Macintosh on a USB stick

Mac On a Stick is just as the name imposes. Although for most, it isn’t a complete replacement operating system, […]

Note: Many of these free portable applications are designed to run from Windows. We plan to expand our online catalog of USB App reviews to include portable apps that can be run from Mac and eventually Linux platforms as well.

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