General Flash Drive Applications Category - Page 2

Clicky Gone Portable – Hide Open Windows

Clicky Gone Portable

Clicky Gone Portable is a Free and Portable Window Hiding Tool created by Alan Howie. It can be used to instantly hide select active windows or all open windows from view. For example, Clicky Gone might be used when someone walks in on you to quickly hide running programs or open browser windows. Features include Boss Key Mode, Toggle Hide/Show All Windows, and many other customizable key combinations.

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gPodder – Podcast Downloader

gPodder - Podcast Downloader Aggregator

gPodder is a Free and Portable Podcast Downloader (Aggregator) created by Thomas Perl. It can be used to keep track of and download free “Podcasts” from the Internet. Downloaded Podcasts are stored in the downloads folder and can be watched whenever you choose.  Options are available to add subscriptions, check for new podcast episode updates, Podcast Player, and much more.

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Commands In Demand – Windows Commands Shortcut Tool

Commands In Demand

Commands In Demand is a Portable Windows Commands Shortcut Tool created by Vasilis Stamatopoulos. It can be used to quickly access commonly used essential Windows Commands and Settings via easy to use structured navigation. Quickly access over 120 different Windows Commands,  Features, and Settings that are normally buried within Windows, all from one simple tool.

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Clock – Alarm Notifications Clock

Clock - Alarm Notifications

Clock is a Freeware Alarm or Notification Clock created by Max2k.  You can choose between an analog or digital clock and options are set via a right click menu. Features include the ability to set a notification or alarm time, set a text message to display in a window or play any .wav or .mp3  sound file at the set alarm time. Use it to remind you of important events, meetings, etc. Neat, portable, and easy!
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Rapid Typing – Typing Speed Test

Rapid Typing - Test your typing skills

Rapid Typing is a Freeware Typing Speed Test Software created by Typing Tutor Labs. This Keyboard Training Tool can be used to test and sharpen your typing skills or simply learn to type. Features include the ability to improve your typing skills through a series of included lessons,  a visual keyboard reference is displayed on screen, along with test keys to type in sequence.  Rapid Typing makes it fun to learn to type quickly and properly.

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Predator – Use USB to Lock Computer

Predator - Settings - PC Login

Predator is a Freeware PC Locking Tool created by Richard Goutorbe. It can be used to securely lock your computer “while you’re away”, protecting it from prying eyes. Once Predator has been installed on your PC and your USB Key prepared, simply remove your Flash Drive to lock the computer. The computer can be be unlocked by re-inserting the Flash Drive and typing the password you set to unlock it. Predator will also log all USB login attempts, so you can see if anyone has been trying to get into your PC.

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SpeedCrunch – Portable Calculator

SpeedCrunch - A Portable Calculator

SpeedCrunch is a Free Portable Calculator. Simply type the expression you want to calculate using your keyboard or point and click the buttons using your mouse (and press Enter for continuation). Expressions and calculated results are then displayed sequentially in the output Window for reference and can be copied and pasted elsewhere. Other features include; Syntax Highlighting, Unlimited Variables, Auto Completion, Smart Correction, 50 Decimal Places, Recall up to 100 stored Expressions, Multiple Keyboard Shortcuts.

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24×24 Free Button Icons

Free Icons Pack 24x24

24×24 Free Button Icons is simply a compilation of Freeware icons created by Aha-Soft that can be used for personal or commercial use (see the readme in the zip for more info). Although not a portable app, you never know when these Icons might come in handy for an application or website. This is a nice simple set of icons that you can bring with you on your USB device and use when the time arises.

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Celestia Portable Planetarium

Celestia Portable

Celestia Portable is a portable version (wrapper) of the popular Celestia interactive space simulator program. Unlike most Planetarium software, Celestia enables you to explore the solar system and universe in three dimensions. Addons are available from the Celestia Motherlode allowing you to customize to suite your needs.

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NexusFont – Free Font Manager

Nexus Font - Font Manager

NexusFont is a Free font manager for Windows. This Font Manager provides a way to view, compare, and completely manage your fonts. It can be used to compare many font styles in one window, rename fonts, locate duplicate fonts, install or uninstall fonts from windows, print fonts, export font images and much more. The tool is multilingual an supports many common languages.

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Hard Disk Analyzer – Xinorbis

Xinorbis Disk Analyser

Xinorbis is a Portable hard disk analyzer created by Paul alan freshney. This Free Disk Analysis tool can be used to display detailed information about the contents of a hard disk, portable drive, network drive or directory. Disk structure, contents, and file composition are viewable and reportable. Reports can be exported in HTML, XML, ASCII and, CSV formats and compared. Although not a small utility, Xinorbis includes portable mode support and can be stored and run entirely from a USB device.

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Drive Manager – Drive Info Tool

Drive Manager is a Free Stand Alone Portable Drive Info Utility. It can be used to display, identify and manage your Hard Drives, CD/DVD Drives, Removable USB Flash Drives, and USB Hard Drives. From Capacity and firmware revision to serial number and product ID, Just about everything you need to know about your drives is available. Other features include the ability to unhide or hide drives, map drives, create remove or substitute drive letters and much more.

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Windows 7 in a Box – Desktop Companion

Windows 7 in a Box is a Portable Application that attempts to puts an end to the frustration and seemingly endless searching for Windows 7 system settings and applications. This Portable Desktop Companion condenses hundreds of tools, functions, settings, folders and applications a user might find in the Windows 7 operating system and organizes them in one easy to navigate tool. This program is the predecessor of Windows in a Box.

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The Letter Encrypter – Encrypted Notes

The Letter Encrypter is a Free Portable tool that can be used to send secret encrypted text messages (encrypt notes or letters). Just enter a password and then a text message and press the Encrypt button. Your secret message will appear as jumbled text until decrypted. The messages can be exported to text files and sent to others. Only those who know your password can import and read your text message using the same tool.

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OpenOffice Portable – Free Office Suite

OpenOffice Portable: OpenOffice is an Open Source Office Package, a Free “Portable Office” software created by OpenOffice.org and packaged with a portable wrapper by Portableapps. It ships with a word processor, spreadsheet software, presentation software, drawing utility and a database. OpenOffice is compatible with Microsoft Office and other office suites and can perform all of the major functions you come to expect from a good office package.

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ZoomIt – Zoom Tool for Windows

ZoomIt is a Free Portable Application that can be used as a replacement Zoom Tool for Windows. This Screen  Zooming Tool functions much like like the Mac OS X Zoom Tool but was designed for Windows XP and Vista Operating Systems. ZoomIt enables you to quickly Zoom in and out of a section of your screen using your Mouse wheel and can be enabled or disabled via any customize the key configuration. ZoomIt works great for video tutorials where you need to Zoom into a section of the screen to display.

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PhraseExpress – Text Replacement Utility

PhraseExpress is a Free Portable Autotext Software (TextReplacement Utility) that can be used to organize, store and manage frequently typed text snippets (Snippet Manager) and then replace text or auto suggest text as you type (text input suggestion). Phrase Express might be used to correct typos, spelling or grammar errors, expand abbreviations, store and retrieve web links or even as a macro tool to launch applications.

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Movienizer – Movie Organizer

Movienizer is a Portable Movie Organizer. This One-Click Movie Organizer helps you organize and keep track of the downloaded movies in your personal Movie Collection. Once your Movies have been added, Movienizer will use the Internet Movie Database to automatically retrieve information about each movie, including the Movie Cover Art, Movie Plot and Story Line, information about the actors and producers, and the Movie Rating. In addition, the Portable Movie Collection software comes with it’s own Movie Player that can be used to play Movies right from your collection.

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Virtual CD ROM

Virtual CD ROM is a Virtual CD Rom Driver utility created by Microsoft. The utility enables users to mount an ISO and use an Emulated CD Rom drive to run them. Works well when your computer doesn’t have a CD Rom Drive but you do have an ISO of the disk to use. A handy Portable Application to have with you in situations where you encounter computers that do not have a CD drive.

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Glary Utilities – PC Maintenance

Glary Utilities is a Free Computer Maintenance utility that can ultimately be used to help keep your computer clean and running smoothly. Gary Utilities includes a Registry Cleaner, Shortcut Fixer, Temporary File Cleaner, Spyware Remover ,Startup Manager, and a Tracks Eraser that can be used to Remove Internet History Activity. This PC Maintenance tool is offered as a Portable Software by the Author and can be stored and run directly from a USB device.

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Portable Twitter Client – Quitter

Quitter is a Portable Twitter Client that can be used as an Alternate Twitter Client. Providing an alternative method to access Twitter and do your tweets, Quitter is a quiet Twitter Client that doesn’t announce itself to the entire cube farm. Quitter allows you to read – post – reply and retweet, organize and read tweets by group, Use URL shorteners like TinyUrl for tweeting, send and receive direct messages and follow or unfollow other users.

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Read CSV files – CSV Viewer

Read CSV files the way they were meant to be read with DiamondCS’s portable and free CSV Viewer. Unlike reading CSV files with a text reader, CSV “Comma Separated Values” are displayed with CSView in an easy to read and understand format. Each line in a CSV file represents a row, and each column of data is separated by a comma. CSView is tiny 37KB, Freeware, Portable and easy to use.

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Reveal Password

Reveal is a password unmasking tool that can be used to recover or reveal passwords hidden behind asterisks. It works well for unmasking outlook express email account passwords (reveal email password). Essentially the tool changes the password text boxes to normal text boxes (revealing the hidden password).

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DiskXS – Virtual Floppy Drive

DiskXS is a Free tool that can be used to handle floppy disk images (virtual floppy disks). The tool offers the ability to view, extract, import/export or delete the content of any floppy disk image that has been FAT formatted. In addition DiskXS supports loading and writing of floppy images to a floppy drive. Supports both standard 1.44?? and 5.25?? floppies from 160KB upto 2.88MB and can also handle non standard 820KB, 1.68MB, 1.72MB floppy images.

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Day Text Converter

Day Text Converter

Day Text Converter is a simple Free Portable Text Conversion tool that enables you to Convert Text to all lower case or all upper case letters (Convert Upper Case to Lower Case and vice versa). Convert complete sentences or paragraphs on the fly without having to rewrite. Usage is easy. Simply paste the text into the original text box and then copy the text from the upper case or lower case output boxes.

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Day Maxi Calc – Portable Calculator

Day Maxi Calc (DMC) is another great Free Portable Calculator. Perform your calculations on a calculator with huge buttons!
This portable calculator incorporates all of your most common calculating functions. In addition DMC features large keys that are easy to read, can simulate the classic paper roll and includes printing and saving options.

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Login Tracking – Marxio Login Logger

Marxio Login Logger is a invisible Login TrackingLogin Viewer and Login Logger application that allows you to track who was using your computer while you were away. The Login Tracker records the time a user logged into the computer and when the user logged out. The application could also be used as a sort of time card, enabling you to keep track of when you started and finished a project.

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Marxio Timer – Scheduled Tasks

Marxio Timer is a powerful portable Macro program that can be used to launch Scheduled Tasks. Tasks such as turn off or restart computer, logout user or lock workstation, hibernate or suspend computer, display text or play sound, run or close a program or process, send or press selected key combination (Macro), click mouse at selected coordinates, take desktop screenshot and much more.

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The Guide

The Guide is a Free Portable Application that allows you to categorize  information in a hierarchical, tree type structure. Working much like the Help Menus or Help Guides used in common applications, the tree like organization structure could be used to create custom guides, help menus, books and more using parent level topics with child level pages. The Guide utilizes a rich text editor allowing you to modify the format and style of the text.

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ByteWasher – File Cleanup

ByteWasher is a Free File Cleanup Tool. This portable utility can be used to Remove Temporary Files, Remove Recent Documents, Delete Thumbnail Cache and clean up other unnecessary clutter. ByteWasher is tiny and makes for a nice portable file cleanup utility to add to your arsenal.

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