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Nominate the best new portablefreeware of 2017

#1 Post by webfork » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:32 am

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Re: Nominate the best new portablefreeware of 2017

#2 Post by Special » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:32 pm

Giving a shoutout to linkMaker and Paint.NET, used linkMaker a handful of times in the past few months and it makes everything so easy, before I came across this app it was a pain to manage them.

Paint.NET has always been my "image editor" of choice, but now that it's portable it gains an extra point. Even though the steps to get it portable are extremely dumb, and the performance is not on par with the installed version, hope that will get remedied soon. But portable mode seems to be of an afterthought.

Everything else on that list I don't see much use of any of 'em.

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#3 Post by SYSTEM » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:18 pm

I nominate Vivaldi. IMHO, it's by far the best web browser available.
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#4 Post by billon » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:26 pm

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#5 Post by Specular » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:29 pm

As always feels a bit unfair since I haven't used enough of them (seeing as I find them as I need them), but probably my favorite discovery in that list is Hourglass since I've been looking for what it provides for a while and it's very flexible.

Shoutouts to ScreenToGIF, I use an older version which I'm fond of and use from time to time, and Otter Browser for keeping the Opera Presto spirit alive. Very surprised Paint.NET was only a recent entry. Was it only made portable of late? Edit: from Special's comment it seems so!

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#6 Post by freakazoid » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:55 pm

The only app I use out of all of those listed is Otter Browser.

It's a great, alternate browser. It's making strides, but I think it will be another one to two years before I think it is ready for broader usage.
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Re: Nominate the best new portablefreeware of 2017

#7 Post by Midas » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:40 am

(Not pulling rank or anything, but) As a rank 5 TPFC member, my 5 votes go to: :twisted:
  1. CSearch
  2. CudaText
  3. Bootice
  4. StorURL
  5. XVA Assistant
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Re: Nominate the best new portablefreeware of 2017

#8 Post by xor » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:59 am

To be honest TTClock is the only one that came to stay in my system.I also liked CSearch a lot, it's just that EVERYTHING won't go.

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