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by JohnTHaller
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Update
Topic: Defraggler Updates
Replies: 64
Views: 76247

Re: Defraggler Updates

For folks who'd like it automated, I added dfgPortable, an automatic portable installer for Defraggler: https://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/dfgportable
by JohnTHaller
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Update
Topic: Defraggler Updates
Replies: 64
Views: 76247

Re: Defraggler Updates

vevy wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:03 pm
Can't we keep "the last portable version"? They don't seem to be getting any attention anyway, so they might as well be the last actual versions.
Redistribution of most Piriform apps is prohibited by the license agreement.
by JohnTHaller
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Brave (multi-platform web browser)
Replies: 31
Views: 58785

Re: Brave (multi-platform web browser)

Supposedly there is a portable version here: https://portapps.io/apps/ Many of the programs here aren`t really portable. When I ran brave it created a load of directories in the appData folder, but when I deleted them they didn`t come back. So, could be portable, not sure. The programs here use Yam...
by JohnTHaller
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Thunderbird - email and calendar client
Replies: 45
Views: 64513

Re: Thunderbird news

In AppData, I get the folders Local\Thunderbird\updates and Roaming\Thunderbird\Pending Pings. I use the following add-ons: Lightning, Manually Sort Folders, ImportExportTools. Thunderbird Portable is located on a different partition than the system (and AppData). I never had an installed version o...
by JohnTHaller
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Firefox - web browser
Replies: 159
Views: 389946

Re: Firefox Portable

You can use the built in updater but it will leave some empty folders behind on the local machine. The best thing to do is update the whole app. This is automatic and super-easy with the PortableApps.com Platform and takes just a handful of steps without it: https://portableapps.com/support/portable...
by JohnTHaller
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Clicking a link in an e-mail: show page in standard browser?
Replies: 5
Views: 7044

Re: Clicking a link in an e-mail: show page in standard browser?

prob has to do with default browser Yes but I can't find a way to do this portably. You can set your default browser to Portable Firefox (as I have) without too much trouble. But you have to do that on every system you use. was going to mention that i have several of each firefox portable, pale moo...
by JohnTHaller
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: ClamWin Portable
Replies: 11
Views: 22247

Re: ClamWin Portable

Due to the availability of working Windows binaries from the official ClamAV project webpage (see http://www.clamav.net/downloads#otherversions), some of them even represented as " portable " ( untested !), I move for changing the ClamWin entry, which hasn't been updated in a long time, to ClamAV ....
by JohnTHaller
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: In final blow to 'legacy' Firefox Mozilla will be deleting XUL addons from catalog in the coming months
Replies: 11
Views: 11966

Re: In final blow to 'legacy' Firefox Mozilla will be deleting XUL addons from catalog in the coming months

On Sept 5, no secure and supported version of Firefox that supports legacy extensions will exist any longer. It would be a bit counter-intuitive for an organization that promotes security to continue to support add-ons that encourage users to use insecure versions of its own software. As most of the...
by JohnTHaller
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: NetSurf very lightweight browser with its own engine - Cross platform
Replies: 6
Views: 11081

Re: NetSurf very lightweight browser with its own engine - Cross platform

It should be noted that: "Currently very basic, the Windows port is really just a demonstration at the moment."
by JohnTHaller
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Ding-Press - 7zip front-end
Replies: 9
Views: 14813

Re: Ding-Press - 7zip front-end

So, vatterspun -- I think we know who that is -- is claiming copyright and ownership. I really should have known better about making the source code available. I'd had my doubts and misgivings and they proved right. I shall not release source code again and be taken advantage of. Releasing somethin...
by JohnTHaller
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Telegram - cross platform, secure chat
Replies: 74
Views: 121588

Re: Telegram - cross platform, secure chat

The first option is obviously system dependent. The more intuitive option being the last, but as it doesn't take user input results in an absolute path and thus is really non-portable. After some searching, a ticket submitted back in 2015 and answered by (a now departed) Telegram " collaborator " s...
by JohnTHaller
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: PDFtk Builder [PDFtk GUI]
Replies: 14
Views: 21666

Re: PDFtk Builder [PDFtk GUI]

I'm unsure why the author isn't bundling the latest version. Licensing isn't an issue as it is GPL. Not the pdftk Windows front end, the pdftk Server command line tool that PDFTK Builder bundles. I tried replacing with the current version and doing a join as a test and it worked without issue. Split...
by JohnTHaller
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Quick Hash GUI
Replies: 24
Views: 56911

Re: Quick Hash GUI

Is there anything incorrect in my previous statement? :| Yes. Scroll down the page and the exact same version is available for free. It's just not digitally signed. The second section is "Free Non-Code Signed Downloads" and has both the Mac and Windows 3.0.2 installers, the same ones at the top tha...
by JohnTHaller
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Quick Hash GUI
Replies: 24
Views: 56911

Re: Quick Hash GUI

Midas wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:12 am
QuickHash v3.0.2 is now payware (check https://quickhash-gui.org/downloads/).
According to the site the non-signed EXEs are free. Only the digitally signed EXEs are paid software (likely to help pay for the ~$100 per year cert).
by JohnTHaller
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: XP compatible software
Replies: 108
Views: 226498

Re: XP compatible software

According to Ghacks.net, from January 2019 the Steam client will no longer be XP compatible: Steam won't run on Windows XP or Vista in 2019 www.ghacks.net /2018/06/14/steam-wont-run-on-windows-xp-or-vista-in-2019/ Not surprising as XP is 0.2% of Steam usage and they're likely switching to a modern ...