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PicPick v3.4.1 Updated

Checker on 26 Aug 2014

PicPick is a versatile all-in-one tool for images on the desktop. Includes a powerful screen capture tool, editor, color picker and palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard, and more. Can upload images automatically to FTP, Facebook, Twitter, default e-mail program, or send to installed Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint).

Alternatively, PicPick Portable is stealth and automatically adjusts paths.

Languages: 27 languages, including Chinese, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Leaves picpick in APPDATA, Cloud Explorer in LOCALAPPDATA, and picpick in ALLUSERSAPPDATA.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use. Note that without a blank picpick.ini file, the program will offer optional installation of the Bing toolbar.
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract using 7-zip to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete $PLUGINSDIR, $TEMP, and saveappdata.ini
  3. Create a blank file called picpick.ini in the same folder
  4. Launch picpick.exe
Optionally, remove all the language files that are not needed in the Language folder
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX
What's new?
  • No bundle offer in the free version.
  • Fixed an issue of dpi virtualization on windows 8.1.
  • Fixed an issue of default shortcut on German Windows.
  • Language updates.
  • Minor bugs are fixed.
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giulia on 2013-09-19 07:42

it creates a folder empty c:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\picpick\
under windows 7 64bit

I am Baas on 2013-09-20 02:35

@giulia
Confirmed and updated the entry. Thanks. I no longer use this application... not sure when this was introduced. Best is to email the developer to fix that.

shodan816 on 2014-01-16 19:02

@giulia - if you are referring to the "creates an empty folder under C:\users\...etc," this began following V3.2.6. I have written to the author and asked that he allow the executable to search the main program folder for the app's INI file instead of insisting it be created under the User folder, but so far my request has fallen of deaf ears. I stick with V3.2.6 because I work on client PC's and they are not fond of my creating either registry entries or files and folders on their machines. If more people requested this slight change, I'm sure the author would listen.

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LazPaint v6.2 Updated

Checker on 11 Aug 2014

LazPaint is a full-featured image and photo editor with support for layers, drawing tools, filter effects, rendering textures and more.

Alternatively, LazPaint Portable adjusts paths and includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. X-LaxPaint and LazPaint Portable FramaKey adjust paths as well.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder when lazpaint.ini exists and is edited as described below.
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: No
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create a file called lazpaint.ini and add the following:
    [General]
    ConfigFile=LazPaint.cfg
  3. Launch lazpaint.exe

Dynamic Draw Portable v5.7.1 Updated

Checker on 11 Aug 2014

Dynamic Draw is a vector graphics editor useful for making flowcharts, line drawings, org charts, buttons, etc. It is an object-oriented drawing and design program with an intelligent linking system. It can export to other vector graphics formats such as SVG as well as non-vector graphics formats like JPG, TIFF, PNG, EMF, WMF, PSD, BMP, and PSD.

The program supports OLE allowing one to copy objects and paste to other OLE applications and vice versa, but the portable mode may experience issues with this.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: %TEMP% folder
Dependencies: GDIPLUS.DLL
Unicode support: Yes
License: BSD
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DynamicDraw.exe.

Optionally, the program comes with video help files that take up 25 megs of space in the LangId\1033 folder. These files can be removed to save space without impacting the program, but deleting the entire folder will cause the program to crash on launch.
What's new? Bugs fixed:
  • Cannot resize the object whose width or height is 0 with [Resize] Dialog.
  • Sometimes the text is not displayed which anchors bottom.
  • Some other bugs.
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portafreeuser on 2011-01-10 05:07

seems like this program deals with the registry, it comes with some registry files and their contents hint that the registry gets modified a lot by this program...

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Pixia v6.01d Updated

Checker on 10 Aug 2014

Pixia is a powerful graphics editor with a unique user interface. When learning Pixia, it's easier to discard everything you know about Photoshop or Paintshop, and start from scratch with the tutorials and help files.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and install to the default folder
  2. Optionally, download and install the Pixia help files and additional filters
  3. Copy all files to a folder of your choice
  4. Uninstall the program
  5. Launch pixia.exe
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webfork on 2013-02-10 20:55

Checker: a portable version of Paint.net is available, but untested and not something I would use: http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=61988#p61988

Fixitman on 2013-11-01 23:15

Webfork is correct, there is a portable version. Worked fine for me on XP. I also like the knockoff of it called Pinta available for Linux. It's not full-featured yet, but it certainly works.
Off-topicP If you really want portable, put your favorite version of Linux including whatever programs you want on a USB stick and you've got an entire portable OS!

AndTheWolf on 2013-11-13 17:48

Download link still pointing to Pixia 6.00G rather than to 6.00H and gets a "not found" error.

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Inkscape Portable v0.48.5 Updated

Checker on 19 Jul 2014
  • 199MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Danilo

Inkscape is a vector graphics editor and an open altnerative to commercial apps like Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X. Useful for branding, icons, web design, publishing, and even illustrated maps, it supports features like shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Uses the open W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format, as well as exporting to other vector-based and standard image types like PNG. Imports formats such as JPEG, PNG, and TIFF.

Inkscape Portable is a portable wrapper distributed by the publisher using the PortableApps.com format. Alternatively, X-Inkscape is another wrapper that writes settings to the application folder.

Category:
System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch InkScapePortable.exe.
What's new?
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Chris Morgan on 2010-02-15 05:38

Now I would really recommend my own Inkscape Portable above any other form of portable Inkscape. It's supported by Inkscape.org and PortableApps.com as the official portable edition of Inkscape and is available from http://portableapps.com/apps/graphics_pictures/inkscape_portable or http://inkscape.org/download/. It's also apparently smaller than the WinPenPack version (just going by figures, I haven't downloaded theirs).

Danix on 2012-03-04 19:31

The X-Inkscape link points to http://inkscape.org/. Furthermore now is only available a winPenPack stable version (and not also a beta) at this link http://www.winpenpack.com/en/download.php?view.39. Please, edit the entry. Thank you.

webfork on 2012-03-04 21:45

Danix: Thanks for the update. Change is posted.

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