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Miranda IM v0.10.24 Updated

Checker on 10 Sep 2014

Miranda IM is an extensible, customizable instant messenger client supporting AIM, ICQ, IRC, Gadu Gadu, MSN, Yahoo and Jabber. The program can support more protocols via an extended plugin system to include Netsend, Skype, Facebook, etc. and an add-on system can add other features such as skins, an RSS feed reader, weather alert, world clock, secure messaging, etc.

Alternatively, Miranda IM Portable is another portable version.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes. There are now two versions: Unicode for NT/2K/XP/Vista/7 and ANSI for Win9x/ME.
License: GPL
How to extract: There are several options:

Using the installer
  1. Download the installer and run
  2. Accept the License Agreement, select Portable Installation, choose a destination folder, and Install
  3. Launch miranda32.exe
OR

Using the 7zip versions:

32-bit:
  1. Download the 7z package (ANSI for Win9x/ME, UNICODE for all others) and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Rename mirandaboot-example.ini to mirandaboot.ini
  3. Open mirandaboot.ini in a text editor, find "ProfileDir=", and add ".\Profile" to the end of the line
  4. Save changes
  5. Launch miranda32.exe
x64:
  1. Download the 7z package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch miranda64.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Miranda NG
What's new?
  • Installer fixes (more internal NSIS updates).
Latest comments
Smurf on 2011-01-18 08:04

I think there might be some issues with v0.9.13 (WinXP). Since upgrading, the program window vanishes from desktop and taskbar, and can't be reinvoked other than by running the program again. Task manager shows its still running tho. I've gone back to 9.11 which works fine.

abc on 2012-01-22 18:21

Portable apps is hosting an outdated copy, v0.9.35.

smaragdus on 2014-09-09 20:53

Miranda IM 0.10.24 released.

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iNFekt v0.9.3 Updated

Checker on 10 Sep 2014

iNFekt is a text viewer application that has been carefully designed around its main task: viewing and presenting NFO files. It comes with three different view modes (Rendered, Classic and Text Only), export functionality and lots of options.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL V2
How to extract: Download the RAR package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch infekt-win32.exe (for 32-bit OS) or infekt-win64.exe (for 64-bit OS).
What's new?
  • Added missing plugin(s) to portable download.
  • Fixed some false positives in hyperlink detection.
  • Fixed issue (CR-only NFOs).
  • Added --text-only and --wrap options to infekt-cmd.
  • pixman + libpng library update.
Latest comments
bok4600 on 2012-06-09 14:55

thanx, i've been looking for something like this for a while

Midas on 2012-06-09 22:14

NFO Pad (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2164) is my preferred option for this -- it can double as a capable Notepad replacement, too...

I am Baas on 2013-05-14 16:33

There's also iNFekt "Super Compact Version!"

Details at http://code.google.com/p/infekt/downloads/detail?name=iNFekt-v0.8.8-SuperCompact.rar

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Google Chrome Portable v37.0.2062.120 Updated

Checker on 10 Sep 2014

Google Chrome is a minimalistic browser designed for simplicity and speed. Its appearance and capabilities can be extended with themes and extensions. The rendering and underlying code is similar to Apple's Safari browser.

Clients are available for Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.

Google Chrome Portable is a version created in the PortableApps format and includes automatic support for jPortable to enable web-based Java apps. For users interested in the cutting edge, the Beta, Development, and 64-bit channels are also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Partial
Path portability: Automatic compensation for dynamic drive letter in removable storage devices
License: Freeware (Chrome: BSD, Launcher: GPL, Flash and PDF Viewer: Proprietary)
How to extract: Download the portable installer and install to a folder of your choice. Launch GoogleChromePortable.exe.

Optionally, to run in a more stealthy mode, start with --incognito to avoid saving history and cookies after program close.
Similar/alternative apps: Chromium Portable, SRWare Iron
What's new?
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juvera on 2012-05-23 19:28

Second thought ! Hum maybe third thought!
I am not really comfortable with Google Chrome that possibly is spying on its users, but I am not comfortable either with the "Unchrome" utility as well:
- The size of unchrome (614K) is impressive for a simple utility that replaces a string with zeros
- I loaded unchrome in a disassembler (Ida Pro, free version): impressive again: it seems to do more than it says on the face of it!
- It is true that unchrome comes clean at virustotal.com, but that is not enough ...
My conclusion: if you do not use Chrome, you don't need unchrome either!

freakazoid on 2012-05-23 23:58

@juvera - Use Chromium Portable instead - http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2169

atomizer on 2013-02-03 08:38

for those concerned about privacy, see the SRWare Iron build of G-Chrome
http://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron.php

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AutoHotkey v1.1.16.03 Updated

Checker on 11 Sep 2014

AutoHotkey is a powerful automation and scripting tool with included macro recorder and export to a self-contained executable. Possible uses include assigning the hotkey "Ctrl-Alt-F" to launch Firefox, making abbreviations expand to their full definition as you type them, or saving time by setting the computer to auto-click a confirmation screen. The scripting language used is mostly backward compatible with AutoIt2 scripts.

The program can create entire applications and has been used to create many hosted here on PortableFreeware including 7plus, WallPaper Randomizer, Gridy, and many more.

Note: The former AutoHotkey site is still available at http://www.autohotkey.com/.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Places an ahk script file in user documents by default
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch AutoHotkey.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed some bad behaviour in Abs() and Mod() caused by a broken bug-fix in v1.1.16.01.
Latest comments
romulous on 2014-07-09 09:27

@Special: Seems so. http://ahkscript.org/foundation/ and http://ahkscript.org/foundation/history.html makes for some interesting reading.

romulous on 2014-07-09 11:28

Just to add to my above comment, it also mentions the situation on the ahkscript.org front page, under the 'Why ahkscript.org?' heading.

Midas on 2014-07-09 12:49

Cool! As a layman, one of the things that has always blocked my approach of AHK was its muddled state of development/support...

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Slimjet v1.1.5 New

webfork on 9 Sep 2014
  • 155MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by donald

Slimjet is fast, secure, and powerful browser built on top of the Google Chrome browser, but integrates many more features and customization without reducing speed. Includes a fully customizable toolbar, quickFill form filler, Youtube video downloader, weather, photo upload enhance/shrink, translation, address aliases, webpage screenshots, auto-refresh, multiple proxy support, flexible new tab controls, and more.

Facebook integration is available and extensions designed for Chrome in Chrome Web Store should be compatible with Slimjet.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FlashPeak\Slimjet registry key is left behind.
License: Freeware (free for both personal and commercial use)
How to extract: Download the portable self-extracting 7zip package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch slimjet.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Firefox Portable, Opera, Chromium Portable, QupZilla
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Checker on 2014-09-10 17:05

It isn't 'slim' at all, compared to Firefox (51MB), Chrome (84MB), Opera (93MB).
Even Iron (140MB) is smaller.

freakazoid on 2014-09-10 22:28

Slim is their brand. They previously made SlimBrowser and SlimBoat.

Most Chromium browsers use more than 100MB, so it's understandable. But I agree, not "slim" at all! :)

bzl333 on 2014-09-13 03:31

yeah, i recently tried the Slimboat browser and it was slower than #@#$# so when i saw another program labeled "slim" and weighing in at 155 MB i had to laugh. Opera 12.16 is only ~27 MB when you strip out all the extra languages.

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