XP compatible software

Share interesting information or links related to portable apps here.
Message
Author
User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#46 Post by Midas » Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:05 am

  • :arrow: Interesting, but from a quick look at the repository at SF.net it seems only ffmpeg, perl, webp, and qemu are available...
    [url]https://github.com/tumagonx/XPitory[/url] author wrote:Applications that run on Windows XP. [...] A repository of personal builds (port or back-port), mirror of "last working" and URL listing (for non-OSS). Windows version assumed to be XP SP3 (32bit).

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#47 Post by Midas » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:26 am

FTR, JohnTHaller stated (https://www.portablefreeware.com/index. ... mment30059) that the last XP compatible Libre Office version is v5.4.3(?)...

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#48 Post by Midas » Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:18 am

According to the changelog, as of version 2.0.x Passmark OSFMount (https://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2056) no longer supports XP -- thus making v1.5.1018 the last one compatible

User avatar
JohnTHaller
Posts: 618
Joined: Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:44 pm
Location: New York, NY
Contact:

Re: XP compatible software

#49 Post by JohnTHaller » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:16 am

Midas wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:26 am
FTR, JohnTHaller stated (https://www.portablefreeware.com/index. ... mment30059) that the last XP compatible Libre Office version is v5.4.3(?)...
So the correct answer is here, too, LibreOffice 5.4.x maintains compatibility with Windows XP. LibreOffice Portable 5.4.4 didn't work on some Windows XP machines due to missing libraries. LibreOffice Portable Still 5.4.5 works on a clean Windows XP SP3 install even without those libraries as they are bundled with the app. PortableApps.com will continue to update and support this Still channel through June 11, 2018 when LibreOffice Still 5.4.7 is retired and the Still track moves to 6.0.x and Fresh moves to 6.1.x. On June 11, 2018, LibreOffice will no longer have a secure, maintained version for Windows XP.
PortableApps.com - The open standard for portable software | Support Net Neutrality

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#50 Post by Midas » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:38 am

According to the 'readme.txt' for v5.0.3 noting a crash fix, SwiftSearch (https://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2954) still supported Windows XP.

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#51 Post by Midas » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:51 am

An article that might interest readers of this topic:

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#52 Post by Midas » Mon May 14, 2018 3:38 am

Also only marginally related article -- still interesting, though...
The included video:


User avatar
__philippe
Posts: 504
Joined: Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:09 am

Re: XP compatible software

#53 Post by __philippe » Mon May 14, 2018 5:25 am

Nice concept, where does one sign...? :wink:

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#54 Post by Midas » Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:23 am

According to Ghacks.net, from January 2019 the Steam client will no longer be XP compatible:

User avatar
JohnTHaller
Posts: 618
Joined: Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:44 pm
Location: New York, NY
Contact:

Re: XP compatible software

#55 Post by JohnTHaller » Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:46 am

Midas wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:23 am
According to Ghacks.net, from January 2019 the Steam client will no longer be XP compatible:
Not surprising as XP is 0.2% of Steam usage and they're likely switching to a modern compiler.
PortableApps.com - The open standard for portable software | Support Net Neutrality

User avatar
loin2kolpotoru
Posts: 236
Joined: Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:20 am

Re: XP compatible software

#56 Post by loin2kolpotoru » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:24 am

News For Palemoon users on windows xp -
Mypal is a current and maintained Windows XP web browser. Mypal is based on Moonchild Productions’ Pale Moon code. This version has built in Portable mode support.
https://github.com/Feodor2/Mypal/releases

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#57 Post by Midas » Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:19 am

Smaragdus reported (viewtopic.php?p=91251#p91251) how the latest CopyMastro release still supports XP with a custom build. 8)

User avatar
Midas
Posts: 4376
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:09 am
Location: Sol3

Re: XP compatible software

#58 Post by Midas » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:02 am

According to the developer (viewtopic.php?p=91324#p91324) the current v2.9 will be the last XP compatible version of Pazera Free Audio Extractor.

User avatar
loin2kolpotoru
Posts: 236
Joined: Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:20 am

Re: XP compatible software

#59 Post by loin2kolpotoru » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:28 am

:D Good News for VirtualBox users on xp - VirtualBox is again compatible with xp. :D

User avatar
smaragdus
Posts: 2066
Joined: Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:24 am
Location: Aeaea

Re: XP compatible software

#60 Post by smaragdus » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:18 pm

User TP109 has confirmed that HTTP Downloader version 1.0.0.9 and 1.0.1.0 work fine under Windows XP.

Post Reply