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Notepad3 – Free Text Editor

notepad3 - free text editor

Notepad3 is another Free Text Editor or Free Code Editor created by Derick of Rizonesoft. This Portable Notepad is a Scintilla based text and code editor with syntax highlighting. Much like the Notepad++ Free Code Editor, Notepad3 also offers many features not included with your standard text editing software. So, if you do any code editing or programming, this is a must have programming tool to add to your Portable Notepad collection.

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Orwell DEV C++ Portable IDE Compiler

Orwell DEV-C++ Portable

Based on Dev-C++ Portable, Orwell Dev-C++ Portable is a Portable (IDE) Integrated Development Environment and Compiler for the C++ programming language. Sporting GCC, Mingw or Cygwin as compiler and libraries set, this C++ Development Environment has been ported for use within a Windows environment.

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Compare Text Files – TableTextCompare

Table Text Compare

Table Text Compare is a Free Portable Text Comparision Tool created by NirSoft. It can be used to quickly and easily compare two text files line by line. It might be used to compare, find, and list the differences between two text files. The differences are listed in the output window, and comparison reports can be exported  and saved into a text file.

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Base64 Decoder

Base64 Decoder

Base64 Decoder is a Free and Portable Tool created by Tim Rohlfs. It can be used to decode attachments found in email files. For example, I used it as a Windows Live Mail Attachment Extractor to decode Windows Live Mail .eml email files, and save or extract those Base 64 encoded email attachments to another location.

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Metapad – Free Text and Code Editor

Metapad - Free Portable Text Editor

Metapad is a Free Text and Code Editor created by by Alexander Davidson that can be used as a Portable Notepad replacement. Metapad will run from Windows 95/98/NT/XP/Vista/7. Key features include;  no file size limit, unix text file support, search, hyperlink support, block indent, word wrap and much more.

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AutoIt Portable Basic Like Programming

autoit portable

The AutoIt Self Extracting Exe is essentially a Portable version of the AutoIt Installer. AutoIt  is a free scripting language similar to BASIC. Specifically designed for Windows GUI automation and general scripting, AutoIt is typically used to automate Windows tasks. Key features include; is tiny, is easy to learn, is stand alone, digitally signed, Unicode and x64 support, and will run on all Windows versions without required runtimes.

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Partition Table Editor – PTEDIT

ptedit

Ptedit is a Free Portable Partition Table Editor created by Powerquest (Symantec). Ptedit32 can be used to quickly and easliy edit Partition Tables. For example it could be used to mark a partition active “toogle the bootable flag” from within Windows. This is done by changing the boot indicator from 00 to 80. This tool can be stored and run from a USB device.

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GUID Generator

GUID Generator

GUID Generator is a Freeware Portable tool created by Max2k. It can be used to create “Globally Unique Identifiers” (GUID) also known as Universally Unique Identifiers (UUID). GUIDs are commonly used as database keys, component identifiers by software developers whenever a unique identifier is required.

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Rapid Environment Editor

Rapid Environment Editor

Rapid Environment Editor is a Freeware Windows Environment Variables Editor created by Oleg Danilov. Available in a portable version, this environment editor enables you to edit your environmental variables (name, type, path, etc) via an easy to use graphical underlying interface that presents system and user variable paths in a tree like fashion.

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WinSpy++ Find Window Properties

WinSpy++

WinSpy++ is a Free Tool that can be used to find the advanced properties of a Window. Offered by Catch22, it is a handy programmer’s utility to have on a Portable USB drive and can display the following; Control handle, Window class and name, Window procedure address, Window styles, Window class information, Window properties, Child and sibling window relationships, and Scrollbar position.

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ExamDiff – File Comparison

File Comparison with ExamDiff

ExamDiff is a Portable and Free File Comparison Tool offered by PrestoSoft that can be used to compare files to see if they are identical. ExamDiff is a Freeware Visual File Comparing application that features browse and drag and drop file comparison, can automatically detect file changes, and provides plenty of customizable display options.

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XN Resource Editor

XN Resource Editor

XN Resource Editor is a portable and Free Resource Editor and PE module explorer. This Res Editor (Resource Hacker) is an entirely portable application that can be used to view and edit .RES resource files and .EXE or .DLL PE modules. XN Resource Editor works with Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

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Dev C++ Portable

Dev C++ Portable is essentially a Stand Alone Dev-C++ with a wrapper that allows Dev-C++ to be stored and run from a USB drive or other portable device. Dev-C++ offers a full featured Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the C/C++ programming languages. A Portable Dev C++ enables programmers to take C++ programming with them wherever they go.

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Resource Hacker Portable – Exe Editor

Resource Hacker is an Amazing, Portable and Powerful freeware executable editor that just as the author states, can be used to view, modify, rename, add, delete, or extract the resources from 32-bit Windows “EXE” executables or “RES” resource files. Resource Hacker allows it’s user to quickly and easily tweak an executable to add or remove features.  includes an internal resource script decompiler and compiler. The tool works on Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT, Win2000 and WinXP operating systems and can be stored and run entirely from a portable USB device.

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Depeche View – Search Text in Files

Search Text in Files: Depeche View is a Free Portable Tool that enables you to search for text from all files within an entire directory tree. The Utility can search for specific text within thousands of files in just seconds. Depeche View is great asset for programmers and coders who need to find all instances of a phrase, string, code or other text occurrence within multiple files.

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Free Text Editor – Crimson

Crimson Editor is an Advanced, Free Text Editor. It can be used to quickly and easily edit text files that contain code. programmers or those that dabble in program language editing might use Crimson as a complete notepad replacement. Crimson text editor offers customizable syntax highlighting, line numbers and many other text processing features. Additionally it’s offered as a Portable Application.

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TextDiff – File Comparison

TextDiff is a Free File Comparison Tool. It can be used as a Text Comparison Tool to view the text code changes from one file to the next or compare folder structures. Changes are highlighted to display the differences within individual lines and to allow easy navigation between the differences. Supports two way merging, in place text editing, search and replace text, undo/redo and much more.

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Frhed – Free Hex Editor

Frhed is Free Hex Editor or Binary File Editor for Windows. Although Frhed is tiny, it packs many advanced features including: Editable file size limited only by available system memory, Load large files partially, Export as hexdump to file or clipboard, Search for any combination of text and binary values, Compare files. A portable Hex Editor version of the Frhed is also available, making it ideal for USB usage.

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TED Notepad – Portable Notepad

TED Notepad is a Free Portable Notepad. It can be used as a complete Windows Notepad replacement that does much more than allow viewing and editing of text/code. Key features include: Advanced searching, sorting with delimiter capabilities, text comparison, text or word completion, bi-directional editing,  up to nine permanent clipboards, favorites and recent files lists, text reversal, and much more.  Hotkeys are supported for most functions.

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FreeFileSync – Portable File Compare

FreeFileSync is a Portable File Compare or Folder Synchronization Tool. It can be used to compare files or folders by file size and date or file content. FreeFileSync supports filesizes in excess of 4GB and batch processing for automated syncronizing is possible. The tool is really easy to use thanks to a slim and easy to understand GUI. You’ll be up and comparing or synchronizing files in seconds.

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Oiko Visual CSS editor – Portable CSS

Oiko Visual CSS editor is a Free Portable CSS editor.  It is essentially a visual CSS editor that helps you edit or design your style sheet (CSS) code from a visual or graphical interface without the need to know code. Making up the principle design of many websites, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) make for a simple and easy to navigate structure  for specifying style (colors, fonts,  location, spacing etc) in HTML, XHTML, XML web based documents.

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HEX-ED Portable Hex Editor

HEX-ED is a Free Portable Hex Editor that is both small and efficient. It was originally used by it’s author to modify programs written in assembler. Hex-Ed began life decades ago, as a BASIC program compiled in BASCOM under CP/M. The author has since recompiled Hex-ED in Visual C for Windows, first 16 bits and now 32 bits.

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Hexplorer – Portable Hex Editor

Hexplorer is a Free portable Hex editor. As the name implies, it can be used to edit hexadecimal files. One unique feature of Hexplorer is that it offers the ability to interpret or visualize binary data in various ways. For example, it ships with a pixel viewer that can be used to display binaries as bitmaps. This portable program is open source and was created and designed to work under Windows.

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HxD – Portable Hex Editor

HxD is a Free Portable Hex Editor and Disk Editor that can in addition be used for raw disk editing and modifying of (main Memory) RAM. HxD offers an easy to use interface with essential features such as search and replace, export, file shredding, splitting of files and concatenation, statistics and much more. HxD is both fast and efficient and tiny enough to add to anyones portable collection.

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X-WinMerge – Portable Changelog Tool

X-WinMerge is based on WinMerge, an open source tool that is used to visually determine differences or changes in files. WinMerge is commonly used to determine what has changed between project versions, and can then be used to merge any changes between those versions. X-WinMerge is essentially the portable version of the merging tool, enabling you to do your text file comparisons and merging on the go.

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Portable Java – Run Java from a Flash Drive

Select File - Load Filename

Portable Java on USB. An Official Java Portable version has been created and released by Portableapps. By installing Java on your USB Flash Drive, you can bring Java with you to run your .JAR files from the Portable Java installation on your Flash Drive instead of depending on a local JRE install.

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Portable Python – Portable Programming

Portable Python is an Open Source portable development tool based on the Python 2.5 programming language. Portable Python has been configured to run directly from a portable device such as a USB flash drive or thumbdrive. This enables a user to bring the Python programming environment with them and create Python applications from any computer they may be working with.

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Editra – Portable Text and Code Editor

Editra is a Free Portable Text Editor. Much like notepad++, Editra is a great editing solution for anyone who does coding, HTML work, or even plain text editing. It includes an easy to use interface and features just about every tool you could ever imagine or want in a text editor. Best of all, with a little elbow grease, Editra can be run portably from a USB flash drive making it a great portable application to add to your collection.

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EditPad Lite – Portable Text Editor

EditPad Lite is a FREE Portable Text Editor that was designed to be compact and offer all the basic features you might desire from a text editor. It allows you to switch between multiple open files simultaneously using tabs and features unlimited undo and redo operations. EditPad also supports the most common code and text types making editing a breeze. This application requires roughly 3.99MB for complete stand alone installation.

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Akelpad – Portable Text Editor

Akelpad is a simple to use portable text editor supporting both a single-window and “tabbed” multi-window interface, Unicode file support, multilayer undo, search and replace and more. Akelpad was built to be tiny yet fast, serving it’s purpose quite well. Best of all, Akelpad can be run directly from a portable device such as a USB flash drive.

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