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rickrusco
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#16 Post by rickrusco » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:00 pm

My top 10

1. Pstart
2. Winamp Lite
3. Universal Extractor
4. Dependency Walker
5. Irfan View
6. MP3 Tag
7. MP3 Gain
8. Convert
9. frhed (Hex Editor)
10. MS Office 97 (it can be done) :wink:

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#17 Post by -.- » Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:42 pm

mine is simple :S

utorrent (i need my anime :( lol)
process explorer (not really stealthy)
firefox
taskbar shuffle
everything
editpad (my favorite text editor but seems like not many use it)
sandboxie
ccleaner
rainlender

that's about it :S i run off my harddrive and not usb but those are the ones i use the most

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Cornflower
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#18 Post by Cornflower » Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:30 am

Sure--Mine are a little different than the lists above ;)

MemPad
Everything
Ted Notepad
SyncExp
Reminder (Horst Schaeffer)
TrayURL
Eve (incredibale shrinking Vector Editor)
Picpick
CCleaner
pdftkBuilder

In order of frequency of use, the first eight being daily or much more often.

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djoledj
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i like programs that do serious business :)

#19 Post by djoledj » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:03 pm

X-Inkscape

X-Gimpshop

Pick-Pick

OpenOffice portable

OperaUSB (I like Firefox better but portable version of opera is MUCH faster and convenient)

Rainlendar

Q-dir

Process explorer

Revo uninstaller

Defragler

but 10 isn't enough...

i must say yhat this is not all apps that i use every day
Be exellent to eachother!

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#20 Post by portackager » Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:42 am

I can't live without these.. (@djoledj, you're right 10 isn't enough :P)

1. Firefox - web browser
2. Foobar2000 - audio player (replaced 1by1 player)
3. TagScanner - mp3 tag editor
4. AutoIt - scripting language
5. CCleaner - disk cleaner
6. Process Explorer - process manager
7. ImgBurn - cd/dvd burner
8. Everything - file search
9. KMPlayer - media player
10. XNView - image viewer

Bonus
Defraggler - disk defragmenter
Keepass - password storage
Recuva - file deletion recovery
Sandboxie - program/disk sandbox
Porta-Lover

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Checker
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#21 Post by Checker » Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:34 pm

There are a lot more on my USB :lol:

In no particular order:

- Opera 10
- XMPlay
- FastStone Capture
- Blowfish Advanced CS
- OpenOffice
- Audiograbber
- MP3Tag
- 7-Zip
- Neutron
- Universal Extractor

... and yes, 10 isn't enough :wink:

- iDailyDiary

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#22 Post by guinness » Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:46 pm

In order of startup:

1. PStart
2. Coffee
3. CCleaner
4. Firefox Or Opera
5. POP Peeper
6. KeePass
7. Universal Extractor
8. Notepad2
9. AutoIt3 With SciTE4AutoIt3
10. FreeFileSync

Edit: Added URL links & changed 10. from VLC to FreeFileSync.
Last edited by guinness on Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:46 pm, edited 4 times in total.

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Re: My top 10

#23 Post by supulton » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:44 pm

1. Mempad
Amazingly simple hierarchical notetaker with a very responsive author.

2. CintaNotes
Tagging notes and web clipping freeware.

3. Kalender
Todos and events in this lightweight (yet feature-packed) calendar program.

4. PicPick
Picture editor, color picker, whiteboard, but above all, a screenshot taker.

5. Foobar2000
Great music player. foo_dop.dll as an ipod manager.

6. Executor
Launchy on speed. Hotkeys, keywords, and a boatload of other neat functions.

7. Notepad++
Everything one can want in a text editor.

8. MyDefrag
New version of JkDefrag

9. ClipX
Multiple Clipboard managing

10. TheSage
Great dictionary app.

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Re: My top 10

#24 Post by miskairal » Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:47 pm

In no particular order
1. Opera (browser)
2. Filezilla (ftp transfer)
3. Faststone Capture (screencapture)
4. KeePass (password storing)
5. RJTextEdit (html and css editing)
6. Photofiltre (anything graphical)
7. OpenOffice (documents and spreadsheets, conversion to pdf)
8. Tombo (allows viewing of all text files in a directory in a tree view)
9. DreamMail (email)
10. DriveImageXML (backup)

and the list could go on...........

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Re: My top 10

#25 Post by trpplayer79 » Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:58 am

My top 20 (10 is not enough) not in order

1. CCleaner - General optimization, privacy and cleaning tool
2. Filezillla - Open Source FTP client
3. notepad++ - free, small open software text editor
4. usbwebserver - free, small Apache, PHP, MySQL and minirelay (SMTP) server.
5. Openoffice - free Office Suite
6. Google chrome - small, fast internet browser from Google
7. FsCapture - screen capturing with many options
8. 7-zip - free Compress/Decompress software
9. MyDefrag or Defraggler - MyDefrag when installing on pc as screensaver and Defraggler during PC maintenance
10. Starter - Startup, Processes, services manager
11. Photofiltre - Small, fast, easy to edit graphics files
12. BonkEnc - CD ripping software
13. Easy-Duplicate - small but good duplicate finder
14. FSResizer - Image resizer with many options
15. JavaRA - Java (update) cleanup tool
16. kmplayer – seems to play basically everything without downloading codec’s
17. etoolz - network trouble finder tool
18. Q-dir - terrific quad-pane file manager
19. PCWizard – system information Analyzer
20. UniversalExtractor – universal extractor for extracting files from any type of archive

greetz

Trpplayer

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Re: My top 10

#26 Post by rhapdog » Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:29 am

I've got 151 programs loaded up on my USB Hard drive that I take with me. (over 150GB of software, but I still have most of my drive free.) Hard to choose just 10, but here goes:

1. PStart - portable start menu

2. Multi-Launch Portable - Launch multiple programs after you plug in your USB. Kind of like having a Windows Startup folder on your USB. Not currently available publicly, since I just wrote it this week because I needed a separate stand-alone program to do this. If anyone is interested in such a program, I can release it as freeware.

3. UltraEdit Portable - Not free, but there's not a better text editor out there for programmers. Out of my 151 programs, this is the only one I've purchased.

4. XAMPP Portable

5. The GIMP Portable

6. Firefox Portable

7. Thunderbird Portable

8. BPBible Portable

9. K-Multimedia Player (or KMPlayer) - haven't found a more robust media program than this.

10. 7-Zip Portable

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Re: My top 10

#27 Post by GeddichNixan » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:12 am

@rhapdog
rhapdog wrote:If anyone is interested in such a program, I can release it as freeware.
C'mon, you are at TPFC, THE ultimate home for portable apps freaks! :D I am sure there will definitely be some users who are interested in your app, so yes please be so kind and publish it.

BTW, welcome aboard.

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MiDoJo
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Re: My top 10

#28 Post by MiDoJo » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:50 am

Mutlilaunch does sound interesting, though if you use Pstart why not just use the inbuilt function of Pstart to do that?
I use pstart to autolaunch Keypass and ghostit when it starts and have the autorun for the drive start pstart

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Re: My top 10

#29 Post by opsimathic » Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:00 pm

Sorry to be a little slow on the uptake - but how do I get Pstart to automatically run applications on start-up? The three apps I always run are FreeCommander, TinySpell and Coffee - it would be great to have then start when Pstart starts without my manual intervention.

Thanks.
/opsimathic
Better late than never.

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Re: My top 10

#30 Post by MiDoJo » Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:24 pm

opsimathic wrote:Sorry to be a little slow on the uptake - but how do I get Pstart to automatically run applications on start-up? The three apps I always run are FreeCommander, TinySpell and Coffee - it would be great to have then start when Pstart starts without my manual intervention.

Thanks.
/opsimathic
Open your pstart panel
Right click the program you want to have autostart and choose edit
go to the second tab
Image

I use ejectUSB in the same way, I have it set to run on pstart exit
and I run ClamWinPortableDBUpdate automatically everyday at 4:45 via pstart

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