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SeaMonkey, Portable Edition v2.48 Updated

billon on 11 Aug 2017

SeaMonkey is a complete internet suite with web browser, email & newsgroup client with an included web feed reader, easy HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools. The browser supports fine-grained controls over images, cookies and more on a per-site basis. Based on Netscape Communicator and then Mozilla Suite, this software bundle includes many technologies used in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird and supports many of their add-ons.

SeaMonkey, Portable Edition is a version of the software from PortableApps.com and works automatically with web-based Java apps if their jPortable tool is present.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Open Source (GPL/MPL/LGPL and Various licenses)
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch SeaMonkeyPortable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Mozilla Firefox, Pale Moon Portable, Opera
What's new? See:
https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.48/
Latest comments
Midas on 2017-01-07 22:46

@freakzoid: the "Classic Firefox theme for SeaMonkey" may be what you're looking for: https://addons.mozilla.org/sk/seamonkey/addon/classic-firefox-theme-for-seam/ ...

I use both this and the SeaFox extension (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/seamonkey/addon/sea-fox/) and after some further tweaking, I am pretty satisfied with the results.

freakazoid on 2017-01-08 08:44

I use SeaFox as well, but I just use the Default theme.

Classic Firefox theme for SeaMonkey doesn't really make much of a difference in my layout, except a few icon changes.

Speaking of icons, use the Classic Toolbar Buttons addon to change some of the default icons. It doesn't change the Bookmark, RSS or Tab Throbber icons though.

Midas on 2017-01-09 01:02

Indeed. Please check the forum topic to see if your results match mine...

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Chromium Portable v61.0.3153.0

billon on 18 Jul 2017
  • 237MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 16 Jul 2017
  • Suggested by SYSTEM

Chromium is a browser similar to Google Chrome and uses the same code base. Chromium omits some components including Google's brand, auto-update mechanism, RLZ identifier, as well as the bundled Adobe Flash Player and PDF viewer.

Chromium Portable is a custom-built version of the dev channel of the Chromium web browser. It is packaged in the PortableApps.com Format and supports jPortable.

A 64-bit version is optionally available within the extract process.

Alternatively, X-Chromium is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL (Chromium and patches: BSD, custom launcher: MPL 2.0, PA.c Launcher and PA.c Installer: GPL)
How to extract: Download the portable installer and install to a folder of your choice. Launch ChromiumPortable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: SRWare Iron, Google Chrome Portable
What's new? See:
http://crportable.sourceforge.net/releases.html
Latest comments
joby_toss on 2016-11-01 15:46

I have no problem downloading the app. Try clearing your browser's cache and cookies.

MnX on 2016-11-02 15:21

The current download link (below title) links to a patch (24.0.1284.2.7z) and not the paf.exe

The direct dl link I found is: https://sourceforge.net/projects/crportable/files/ChromiumPortable_56.0.2902.0.paf.exe/download

hamasaki on 2016-11-02 15:54

@joby_toss

Clearing cache / cookies makes no difference. Tried in several browsers, same result. No worries, I`m sure it will fix itself soon.

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QupZilla v2.1.2

billon on 3 Apr 2017
  • 213MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Mar 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

QupZilla is a modern web browser that implements all standard features, as well as extras like a SSL certificate manager, search engine manager, themes, speed dial, extensions, AdBlock, GreaseMonkey, mouse gestures, access keys navigation, a command-line interface, and more.

Cross-platform (Mac, Linux, and more) and, despite the name, the program is not Mozilla Gecko-based: the program is WebKit-based similar to Safari and Chrome.

Alternatively, QupZilla Portable is stealth, portablizes paths and bundles the required Visual C DLLs. X-QupZilla is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Writes a few QT-related keys to the registry.
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPLv3
How to extract: Download the "Portable Edition" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch qupzilla.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: QtWeb, Chromium, Google Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi
What's new? See:
https://github.com/QupZilla/qupzilla/blob/master/CHANGELOG
Latest comments
freakazoid on 2017-02-11 22:46

I can confirm what smaragdus said about v2.1.0.

Memory usage hovers around 120-140 MB RAM, but that is to be expected when the core engine is now updated to use QtWebEngine, which is powered by Chromium. To compare, I had an older version of Qupzilla v1.8.6 lying around and that used 210 MB RAM.

It's a good alternative to the existing Chromium-powered browsers, but if you're using a Chromium backend, you might as well use Chromium so you can gain access to the wealth of available extensions out there rather than some homebrewed versions that come with QupZilla.

billon on 2017-10-08 22:21

https://github.com/QupZilla/qupzilla/releases
Version 2.2.0 is out, no more ZIP package but some "Portable Installer", needs new testings and updating instructions.
Btw, that installer have version 2.1.99, not 2.2.0, wtf?

Midas on 2017-10-09 00:38

Looks like the new version number is rounding up... ;-)

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Otter Browser v0.9.12 Beta 12 v2

billon on 17 Feb 2017
  • 111MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by de3v0ol

Otter is a tabbed web-browser with a customisable interface, speed dial, password manager, bookmark manager, mouse gestures, URL completion, spell checking, content blocking, user style sheets and more. The program attempts to re-create the best features of the old Opera browser (Presto engine).

The program is cross-platform with a client available for Linux and uses the WebKit browser engine.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In the same folder create an empty text file file named arguments.txt and paste the following:

    --portable

  3. Launch otter-browser.exe

Alternatively, Otter can be started in portable mode by launching otter-browser.exe --portable
Similar/alternative apps: Opera (Presto), QupZilla, Slimjet, SRWare Iron, Vivaldi
What's new? See:
https://github.com/OtterBrowser/otter-browser/blob/master/CHANGELOG
Latest comments
zorro on 2017-07-27 01:23

Tested the stealth-status: not stealth following instructions.
Creates Registry-Key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\KDE, at first start also a QT-Key and a Chromium-Key. The KDE-Key is persistent.

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GreenBrowser v6.9.1223

billon on 23 Dec 2016
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Dec 2016
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

GreenBrowser is tabbed web browser with a variety of built-in features including Collector, Mouse Gesture, Mouse Drag, Ad Filter, Search Engine, Background Color, Toolbar Skin, Proxy, Tab Bar, Quick Key, Auto Scroll, Auto Save, Auto Fill Form, Auto Hide, Start Mode, Link List Analyze, Group, Status Bar Display, Special Download Control, Search Bar, External Toolbar, Run Script, Download Manager, Page Zoom etc.

The program is based on the Internet Explorer engine (Trident).

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Internet Explorer
Stealth: ? No
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Green Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Optionally: Delete un-necessary language files and skins
  3. Launch GreenBrowser.exe
What's new?
  • Add: text color of unread tab.
  • Improve: mute function under Windows 7.
  • Fixed:
    • Stuck bug by operation of thread;
    • Bug of mistakenly close page.
Latest comments
Midas on 2015-01-06 17:54

@Checker: I know, just didn't want them to get suspicious... ;)

bzl333 on 2015-01-07 03:46

agree with tttt1111, i wont use a browser (or an AV) from mainland China.

fullbug on 2015-01-07 18:07

It does seem to be working now, thanx guys....

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