Portable Software Applications and Games to run on a USB.
Free portable games, portable applications, and open source software tools and utilities that can be stored and run directly from a USB flash drive. All without the need to install to a PC. Bring your office applications, email, web browser, instant messaging, games, graphical editors, media player, antivirus, recovery tools, encryption utilities, P2P file sharing utilities and more with you. And then run them from a removable pen drive.
Most of this standalone software has been created by their respective authors with the intent to be run entirely from a removable device. Sometimes even allowing users to save their changes and personalized settings back to the same device. Additionally, some may also be available as a stand alone executable. In which case everything is self contained. Making it so you do not need to keep track of multiple folders and files.
Reviewed Free Portable Software Apps & Games
On this site you will find a neatly categorized and extensive selection of reviewed portable games, software tools and utilities. Do note that most of these will only run from within Windows. Though I have plans to review and include Mac OS and Linux portables as well. All at a later point in time.
What are some Examples of Portable Applications?
Here are a few recently reviewed portable application examples. You will find many more by browsing the Free Software Categories.
Those are just a handful of the free applications, USB games, and other useful flash drive software I have found, categorized, and reviewed over the years. Shared with the world in hopes that you and others might also find them useful.
Do you know a missing application that should also be listed? Are you an author who would like to have your Free portable utility or game reviewed? Feel free to contact me with your software submissions and suggestions.
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