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Pale Moon Portable v27.1.1 Updated

Ennovy on 21 Feb 2017
  • 49MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by infimum

Pale Moon Portable is a modified version of Firefox focused on efficiency and ease of use. Unlike Firefox, there is no support for accessibility features or parental controls.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Leaves the following empty folders behind:
  • %appdata%\Mozilla
  • %appdata%\Mozilla\Extensions
  • %appdata%\Moonchild Productions
  • %appdata%\Moonchild Productions\Pale Moon
Unicode support: Yes
License: MPL + redistribution restrictions
How to extract: Download the Self-extracting package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Palemoon-Portable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Firefox Portable, SeaMonkey Portable, K-Meleon
What's new? See: http://www.palemoon.org/releasenotes.shtml
Latest comments
DarkShadow on 2016-02-16 18:51

v26.1.0 released !

SYSTEM on 2016-09-21 12:38

As of Firefox 49, Firefox requires SSE2 just like Pale Moon. Thus, there are no longer differences in system requirements between Firefox and Pale Moon. I dropped all the text about Pale Moon's system requirements.

Hawk on 2017-01-17 18:41

Sadly the latest versions no longer support WinXP.

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MyUninstaller v1.77 Updated

smaragdus on 21 Feb 2017
  • 78KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

MyUninstaller is an alternative utility to the standard Add/Remove Software control panel applet. It displays the list of all installed application, and allows you to uninstall an application, delete an uninstall entry, and save the list of all installed applications into a text file or HTML file. It also provides additional information for most installed applications that the standard applet does not display: product name, company, version, uninstall string, installation folder etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch myuninst.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Bulk Crap Uninstaller, Revo Uninstaller, Wise Program Uninstaller
What's new?
  • Removed the duplicate entries of HKEY_CURRENT_USER key on 64-bit systems.
Latest comments
Beau on 2010-01-21 19:46

RevoUninstaller Portable:
http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download_other.html

User on 2010-02-03 03:13

@Fred, I use Safarp to remove Java updates all the time.

Try "Remove (quiet mode)"; works great.

webfork on 2011-09-30 21:00

I generally use Revo (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1398) to make sure files are removed but to get multiple programs off quickly, I use FreeUninstaller (http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=1350), which has a local and online search, use frequency, website, and other features.

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Quick Access Popup v8.1 Updated

Ennovy on 21 Feb 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by shnbwmn

Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, webpages, etc.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: Apache License, Version 2.0
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QuickAccessPopup-32-bit.exe or QuickAccessPopup-64-bit.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Folders Popup
What's new? See: http://www.quickaccesspopup.com/change-log/
Latest comments
RainrooM on 2016-06-18 16:18

For sure a must-have utility. Basic enough still (luckily) but with great potential. A very big time saver especially in corporate environments where you can have a deep folder structure to switch quick to your favourite folders. Very useful also when saving files to folders and you what to access that folder quickly to save. In active development. Check it out. The smalest and back-to-basic programs are often the best ones in general. This one belongs to the list.

cybermcm on 2016-10-17 06:42

I used Folders Popup before and now switched to Quick Access Popup due to the active development. QAP is a very handy tool to save time navigating through your file structure. My middle mouse button is now a productive one. I can really recommend this one!

Nh on 2017-02-21 17:28

It is very similar to Quick Cliq.
https://portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6999
https://youtube.com/watch?v=NBGyZ9n19Hk
The project seems stalled, though for me it looks perfect in its current state.

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SigcheckGUI v1.1.3 Updated

smaragdus on 21 Feb 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 4 Nov 2016
  • Suggested by Checker

SigcheckGUI is a system and security analysis tool for understanding files and processes. The program shows a variety of file data including signing source, 32/64-bit status, version, publisher, and more. Security options include VirusTotal analysis and file hashing (MD5, SHA1, and SHA256). The program can even run on all active processes.

The program can export results to spreadsheet (CSV) or copied to the clipboard.

SigcheckGUI is a front-end for Sigcheck from Sysinternals.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. HKCU\Software\Sysinternals\SigCheck: "EulaAccepted"
License: Freeware for non-commercial use (obtain commercial license)
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice.
  2. Download Sigcheck ZIP package and extract sigcheck.exe or sigcheck64.exe (for 64-bit OS) to the same folder.
  3. Rename sigcheck64.exe to sigcheck.exe.
  4. Launch SigcheckGUI.exe.

Optionally:
  • To enable Compute Hashes and Query VirusTotal features, check those boxes in the Options tab
  • To check extensions other than EXE and DLL, select the Options tab and enter them in the "Allowed Extentions" entry
Similar/alternative apps: RapidCRC Unicode
What's new? Added:
  • SigcheckGUI now handles passed files and folders.
  • Added "Clear unknown" to the Clear menu.
Changed:
  • Changed/added some icons.
  • Verified SigcheckGUI works with sigcheck.exe v2.54.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-02-04 13:18

The underlying SysInternals's SIGCHECK utility (CLI) is updated to V2.5 (as of 02-FEB-2016)
with the following change :

- now reports all the signatures of images that have multiple signers

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897441.aspx

Please note that since v2.4, SigCheck requires Vista, Win7 or higher.
(v2.3 still works fine under XP)

smaragdus on 2016-09-03 20:01

Version 1.1.2 does not include 'sigcheck.exe'.

__philippe on 2016-09-03 21:33

The underlying SysInternals's SIGCHECK utility (CLI) is updated to V2.54 (as of 29-AUG-2016) with the following change :

- fixes a bug that could result in it reporting signed files that have been modified as having a valid signature.

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RecentFilesView v1.33 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 69KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by ashghost

RecentFilesView gives access to the information stored each time that you open a file from Windows Explorer or from a standard open/save dialog-box. When the name of the file that you opened is recorded by the operating system, some of the names are saved into the 'Recent' folder, while others are saved into the Registry. This utility displays the list of all recently opened files, and allows you to delete unwanted filename entries for privacy or brevity.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch RecentFilesView.exe.
What's new?
  • Fixed bug: When pressing Delete key inside the text-box of the Find window, RecentFilesView asked you if you want to delete the selected item instead of deleting a character inside the find text-box.
Latest comments
Dave on 2010-05-27 23:03

it would be a handy forensics tool if it could target a remote machine and/or remote profiles

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DesktopOK v4.61 Updated

webfork on 20 Feb 2017
  • 316KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by JohnW

DesktopOK contains a host of beneficial Windows interface tweaks. The program can save the current icon view by resolution and make it easy to swap between views, showing all saved view formats in a list. Other tools include basic screenshots, the ability to force-close programs, color tool, volume, and more:

  • Interface tools include reducing clutter with a minimize-to-tray by right clicking on a window close button, mouse hiding, and ability to hide desktop icons after a period of inactivity (click on the desktop to make them re-appear). You can even modify default icon spacing.

  • Window management tools include scrolling any window that your mouse hovers over (not just what's in focus), and alt+drag (for moving windows without having to hold your cursor over the top bar).

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP file for your operating system ANSI for Win9x-ME, Unicode for Win2k+ or 64-bit package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. In this folder, create an empty text file and name it DesktopOK.ini
  3. Depending on the version you downloaded, launch one of the following:
    • Launch DesktopOK.exe
    • DesktopOK_Unicode.exe
    • DesktopOK_x64.exe

Possible issues:
  • The program is in German: If not automatically set to the English, click the by clicking the flag in the lower left corner of the window for any of 24 world languages.
  • It saves to AppData: If you don't create an empty text file, it writes to %APPDATA%/DesktopOK/DesktopOK.ini. If you accidentally skipped this step, you can simply move this file over to the application folder.
Similar/alternative apps: AltDrag, ICU
What's new?
  • Save and adjust the desktop icon size:
    Desktop icon size: Small (32), Medium (48,64), Large (96), Small (16, 24, 32) (Text right-aligned).
    Change the Desktop Icon Size: Via Menu, Tools, Windows-Metric.
    Save via menu, Options, Save options.
    Optional: Save at program exit and restore at program start.
  • Small adjustments under Windows 10.
Latest comments
lstollin on 2015-03-12 14:49

I love this guy's lightweight and practical software so much that I've donated to him (very rare for me!). Many of his tools I see that this tool combines several of his others -- and my favorites as a trainer -- into one: AutohidedesktopIconsOK, AutohideMouseCursorOK, DontSleepOK, and others. Can't wait to try it.

DarkShadow on 2016-02-16 18:44

v4.26 released !

AndTheWolf on 2016-06-18 16:59

Now at v4.35

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Task Manager DeLuxe v2.6.0 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 6MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Task Manager DeLuxe is a powerful alternative to the native Windows Task Manager, offering detailed monitoring and efficient administration and manipulation of processes, windows, services, sessions, startup entries, environment and system performance.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch TMX.exe (for 32-bit OS) or TMX64.exe (for 64-bit OS).
What's new?
  • UI enhancements and bug fixes.
Latest comments
vmars316 on 2016-12-20 22:20

Is that a legitimate download site :
I get the following warning msg in Crome:
"The site ahead contains harmful programs

Attackers on www.mitec.cz might attempt to trick you into installing programs that harm your browsing experience (for example, by changing your homepage or showing extra ads on sites you visit)."

Guido76 on 2016-12-28 08:55

Same problem with Firefox : the site is blocked and it was impossible to directly download this software that i use for a while.
But you could download it, going on the web site at this link http://www.mitec.cz/tmx.html, and by clicking on button up and right on this page.

Guido76 on 2016-12-28 09:01

Sorry, but I forgot to precise you have to use Internet Explorer to download this software on the site Mitec, and not an another browser.

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MiTeC EXE Explorer v1.5.3 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by juvera

MiTeC EXE Explorer reads and displays executable file properties and structure. It is compatible with PE32 (Portable Executable), PE32+ (64bit), NE (Windows 3.x New Executable), and VxD (Windows 9x Virtual Device Driver) file types, as well as .NET executables.

The program enumerates introduced classes, used units and forms for files compiled by Borland compilers. It contains powerfull Resource Viewer that is able to abalyze and display all basic resouce types and some extra ones as JPEG, PNG, GIF, AVI, REGISTRY and Type Library viewer that enumerates all objects and creates import interface unit in Object Pascal language. Every type of resource can be saved to file.

Program data can be output to a text report.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch EXE.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PPEE, pestudio
What's new?
  • WinXP bug fixed.

HakuNeko v1.4.1 Updated

SYSTEM on 20 Feb 2017
  • 10MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Jun 2016
  • Suggested by I am Baas

HakuNeko is a simple manga downloader for selected online manga reader websites. Works with Mangafox.me and Mangareader.net, then allows filtering based on title.

Client also available for GNU/Linux.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
License: MIT
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch hakuneko-portable.exe.
Latest comments
I am Baas on 2013-10-06 11:08

@azlk
Thanks & fixed.

DarkShadow on 2013-12-21 17:43

Check links !

webfork on 2013-12-24 23:11

DarkShadow: updated. Evidently the author doesn't maintain old version links so I went ahead and did a version update.

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VirtuaWin v4.5 Beta2 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 326KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Mar 2016
  • Suggested by ChalkTrauma

VirtuaWin is a highly customizable virtual desktop manager that lets you organize applications over a two or more "desktops" with their own separate windows and applications (also called "workspaces"). The program can reduce distractions or help organize a cluttered desk space with too many windows open.

Alternatively, a PortableApps version is also available.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch VirtuaWin.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: Dexpot
What's new?
  • Added:
    • Module reload in Module API;
    • Main program resource to WinList to improve its identity;
    • Support for MS VC++ (Epress) 8 & 9+ (tested v10 2010).
  • Corrected message sent for ALT key modifier for release.
  • Somewhat patchy fix of unexpected crash. Dynamic taskbar support should probably be rechecked on newer win versions.
  • Fixed:
    • 1 byte scribble in vwModuleLoad;
    • 64bit process names not being obtained and added VW icon to winrule dialog;
    • Window order to be case insensitively sorted;
    • Typo.
  • Hung window (blinking icon) on Windows 10.
Latest comments
Cattleya on 2011-10-21 14:14

This is best FREE+PORTABLE+LIGHTWEIGHT multi-desktop manager can manage up to 20 desktops. Much better than Despot, Monitors, Yo'3D.

MnX on 2012-10-13 15:03

This IS the one! Close enough to the Linux LXDE/OB style for me! I've got it set for 2 dt's and to switch with the cursor on Win 8 CP. I just wish I could figure out how to get it to run at startup. (I'm guessing because it's a portable, it doesn't show up in CCleaner startup list.)

hamasaki on 2015-02-28 04:09

@MnX: Can`t you just add an entry to your start folder?

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QTranslate v6.3.0 Updated

webfork on 20 Feb 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

QTranslate is a front-end for various translation websites. Open the main window to enter or paste text (up to 100 characters) or simply select text and press a hotkey for a popup translation window. The program also has the ability to search in offline XDXF dictionaries, speak text, and search the web.

Translation services include Google, Bing, Babylon, Promt, SDL, Yandex and more; dictionary: Google, Wikipedia, Babylon, WordReference, ImTranslator, Multitran and more.

Although the hotkeys can be modified, the following are available by default:

  • Show the translation window: CTRL+Q (press CTRL twice for the main window)
  • Speak text: Ctrl+E
  • Perform a web search: Ctrl+W

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Internet Connection
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch QTranslate.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary locales.
What's new? New:
  • Naver translation service.
  • OCR API key option for text recognition.
  • Speech input auto-detect language option.
  • Speech input hotkey.
Fixed:
  • Google Translate, Yandex, Promt services 'No data' error when text exceeds the limit.
  • Oxford Learner Dictionary service.
  • "Cannot play audio stream" when Windows changes the default sound device.
Latest comments
__philippe on 2016-05-12 09:46

QTranslate 5.7.0.3 released 12-MAY-2016

Fixed: Google Translate service doesn't work in China

MIKLO on 2016-05-12 14:45

Works good but not my favorite due to the fact that ya have to delete all the extra text where you enter translation. The audio pronunciation for Rumanian for example is pretty weak, but is a usable translator overall.
MIKLO

stisev on 2017-02-20 09:47

HOLY SHIT! This app is incredible. best i've found.

I looooooove lightweight portable software!

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Caffeine v1.63 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017

Caffeine prevents an automatic screensaver or going into standby/sleep/hibernate, useful for presentations or playing video. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your PC thinks you're still working at the keyboard. Double-clicking the program icon "empties" the coffee pot and temporarily disables the program, while doing this a second time re-enables it.

Other command-line arguments for more functions are present on the web site.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch caffeine.exe.
What's new?
  • Icons updated slightly to show up better on a white background.
Latest comments
triode on 2014-05-01 14:52

@Napiophelios: Likely won't work for WoW or any other network game produced after about 1999, because they look for game activity (positions and actions and other more clever things) for determining idle players, which has nothing to do with your computer sleeping or screensaving. Pressing F15 (which is what I assume this program does once per 59 seconds) has nothing to do with gameplay so it won't reset any idle timer on the server side.

smaragdus on 2016-02-07 11:57

Caffeine 1.61 has been released, changes in the latest version:
v1.61 - 10th October 15
Fixed bug with app not going active/inactive correctly when a timed period elapsed

Checker on 2016-02-07 21:14

@smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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Qsel v2.25 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017

Qsel is a flexible program launcher with categories and icons. It supports easy configuration of launcher items via drag-and-drop.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic compensation for dynamic drive letter in removable storage devices
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch Qsel.exe
  3. Optionally, right-click on the window and select "Keep Window opened?" to keep Qsel around after you launch an application
What's new?
  • Configuration: Sort function available in item list context menu.
  • Category menu by ALT key: will not pop up when Shift or Ctrl also pressed.
  • General Settings, new option: enable/disable ALT key for Category menu.
  • Display: better behavior when slow build-up due to malware scan.
  • Fixed:
    • System tray menu issues;
    • Display issue after font enlargement;
    • Issue with ampersand in category name.
  • PureBasic ver. 5.51.
Latest comments
horst on 2012-09-14 06:49

@Shadeclan: Maybe your virus scanner software makes a full scan of all exe files when the menu is displayed, although the files are just opened to pick the icon. (I had the same problem when I used "MS Essentials" for a while.)

Midas on 2012-09-14 15:58

I'm having the same problem with another launcher, and horst explanation seems pretty accurate to me...

Napiophelios on 2015-03-15 16:22

I have used this program for a long time and I really like it;
I have always used it to launch programs,
but recently I have been using it to launch shortcuts to folders
and 2 out of 3 times that I do it,it crashes explorer.

Has any one else had this happen?

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fre:ac v1.0.28 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 13MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Andrew Healey

fre:ac (pronounced "freak") is a feature-rich audio tool set featuring audio encoding and conversion, CD ripper, playlist and metadata editor. The program supports most popular audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WMA, OGG, and FLAC, as well as support for a long list of additional converters such as Quicktime and Shorten. For CDs, the program supports reliable conversion (CD Paranoia), online databases (CDDB/freedb) and CDText, automatically writing song information metadata. The program is optimized for multi-core systems, making conversions as fast as possible.

Includes a basic Youtube downloader that can monitor the clipboard for youtube URLs.

Functional in 64-bit Windows and cross-platform (Mac, Linux, BSD, Solaris, and Linux under WINE). Available in 39 world languages. Alternatively, fre:ac Portable automatically adjusts paths.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete translator.exe and unnecessary language files. Launch freac.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: CUETools, LameXP, TAudioConverter
What's new?
  • Updated Chinese (traditional) translation.
  • Configuration is now saved in freac.xml.
  • Fixed crash on some invalid cover art.
  • Upgraded FLAC to version 1.3.2.
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2014-07-28 15:22

fre:ac 1.0.22 is out- http://sourceforge.net/projects/bonkenc/files/

Checker on 2014-07-28 16:10

@ smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

smaragdus on 2016-12-05 14:51

I prefer freac snapshots to freac stable because the snapshots support more encoders (including the best one- OptimFROG, Monkey's Audio, WavPack, etc).

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EMDB v2.70 Updated

Ennovy on 21 Feb 2017
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by MarkCo

EMDB (Eric's Movie DataBase) helps you keep track of your movie and television series collections, supporting both physical discs and media files. The program includes an automatic import from IMDB, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, text or HTML, export to CSV, advanced search and filter functions

Supports 32 world languages.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download, extract the ZIP file, and launch setup.exe
  2. Install to a folder of your choice (excluding the Program Files folder)
  3. Launch EMDB.exe
Similar/alternative apps: Ant Movie Catalog
What's new? See:
http://www.emdb.eu/index.html

RJ TextEd v12.0 Updated

billon on 19 Feb 2017
  • 296MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by rbon

RJ TextEd is a full featured text, source code and web development editor. The program includes spell checking, auto completion, HTML validation, templates, as well as a dual pane file commander with (S)FTP client. Includes support for PHP, ASP, JavaScript, and CSS/HTML editing with integrated preview.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable Version" 7z package and extract (using a program like PeaExtractor) to a folder of your choice. Launch TextEd.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PSPad, SynWrite, Notepad++
What's new? See:
http://rj-texted.se/download.html
Latest comments
xor on 2015-11-15 06:09

I Just hope this excellent editor won't go from "complete" to "bloated" and from lots of MB to fews of GB in size :)

joby_toss on 2015-11-15 07:56

I used UPX to bring the size down to about 70MB, but I haven't fully tested the functionality afterwards...

zorro on 2016-09-27 20:27

Just for completion: not stealth, leaves a folder "CEF" in AppData/Local/ behind - has something to do with dictionaries (disabling the auto correction does not help)

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MicroSIP v3.15.1 Updated

billon on 19 Feb 2017
  • 11MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 11 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Terrine

MicroSIP allows high quality VoIP calls via the open Session Initiation Protocol to other SIP-compatible phones or regular telephones. The program is easy to configure and light on system resources, and supports video, instant messaging, secure connections (via client-to-client TLS encryption), and standards compatibility.

This SIP softphone is based on the Windows PJSIP stack. For regular phones, the program requires an account with a (non-free) SIP Provider.

Languages: French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and more.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder (microsip.ini, microsip.log)
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL v2
How to extract: Download the "portable ZIP" package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch MicroSIP.exe.
What's new?
  • Conference calls.
  • Improved attended transfer.
  • Icons for calls.
  • Answer call from command line.
  • Fixed:
    • ini-file path;
    • Possible crash.
Latest comments
AdrianK_IT on 2012-10-16 18:07

I can't get this software to work at all. Have reverted to PhonerLite, which has a clumsy interface but works OK. I like the neat gui for MicroSIP, but can't make outgoing calls at all, getting a 'connection timeout' message; and after answering an incoming call, can neither hear or be heard by caller.
Bizarre; use the same settings as for PhonerLite, and when MicroSIP is running, it registers with my VOIP provider (Sipgate) OK, but ... zilch!

CornHolio the Gringo on 2015-04-13 21:25

Always wanted to get this client to work as a P2P-client with encrypted communication, but so far I havent had any success.

DarkShadow on 2016-02-10 18:59

v3.11.0 (2016-02-09) released !

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EditBone v12.17.4 Updated

billon on 20 Feb 2017
  • 9MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Midas

EditBone is a powerful text editing tool that comes with syntax highlighting support for over 50 languages and scripts, customizable with over 100 options, 29 ready made styles, a handy file comparison feature, unicode character map, numerical unit convert tool, SQL formatter, and support for multiple directories and search results.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. %LOCALAPPDATA%\EditBone
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch EditBone.exe -appinipath.
What's new? Note!
This is the last version of EditBone.
The next version is re-branded to "Text Editor Pro" and the new domain is http://texteditor.pro
Issues, feedback, and language files can be sent to info@texteditor.pro already.

  • Moved colors and highlighters internal.
  • Optimized editor control.
  • Fixed:
    • Bookmarks;
    • Check for updates;
    • Code folding;
    • Colors and highlighters;
    • Completion proposal;
    • Delete whitespace;
    • Drag and drop;
    • Editor click and double click;
    • Font and color options;
    • Highlighter reading from a stream;
    • Line break;
    • Move line up and down (ctrl+shift+up/down);
    • Special char painting;
    • Split;
    • Sort;
    • Sync edit;
    • Tabulator;
    • "Terms case-sensitive" selection option;
    • Undo and redo;
    • Word right and left;
    • Editing of selected char.
  • Updated language files.
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DarkShadow on 2016-02-16 18:45

v10.7.2 released !

zorro on 2016-03-19 22:38

Version 10.10.4 is not stealth - existing "editbone.ini" and "editbone.out" files in the application folder are moved to AppData/EditBone on first start.

smaragdus on 2016-07-25 21:56

EditBone is no longer portable- see http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=82292#p82292
I down-voted EditBone.

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Core Temp v1.6 Updated

billon on 19 Feb 2017
  • 845KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by JohnW

Core Temp is a small footprint yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital system information. The program can track temperatures on individual processor cores, useful for advanced diagnostics or checking that cooling tools are functioning properly.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "standalone version" ZIP package (32 or 64-bit) and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Core Temp.exe.
What's new? Change:
  • Subversion will now be shown in the title and About dialog if it's not 0.
Fixed:
  • Runaway memory leak on some machines.
  • Bus clock detection on Apollo Lake processors.
  • Occasional 'to TjMax' appearing on some cores on Intel processors. Improved, hopefully fixed.
Known issues:
  • Some systems running Windows 10 Anniversary may still have driver load failure.
Latest comments
I am Baas on 2013-06-04 03:39

@webfork
There's a "More downloads..." link on the developer's Website. "How to extract" mentions that, but nunz failed to RTFT.

webfork on 2013-06-04 20:23

Baas: no prob, thanks for direct-linking the 32 and 64-bit versions. Adding a notice about the adware version.

TP109 on 2014-09-05 05:39

In spite of the adware issues, I think this is the easiest-to-use and to setup CPU temperature application. It's on all my PCs and I've never had a problem with it. Just set it and forget it. The digital temperature display in the system tray is very visible and useful when resource-heavy apps are running. I'm surprised this isn't rated higher.

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FreeVimager v5.5.0 Updated

billon on 19 Feb 2017
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

FreeVimager is a fast media viewer and image editor with full screen and multi-monitor support. Includes various image modification tools (lossless rotate and crop, resize, brightness, contrast, sharpen) and analysis tools. Includes batch processing and CD/DVD slideshow creation, as well as a random setting. Touch screen gesture support for zoom in/out and for next/previous picture. Includes EXIF date / time adjustment, view image location in Google Maps and can edit JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG, PCX and EMF, as well as save to PDF.

Also includes basic screenshot and scanning tools.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download FreeVimager-x.x.x-Portable.exe to a folder of your choice and launch.
What's new?
  • libpng updated to 1.2.57.
  • Fixed memory leak of CRT threads under Windows XP.
Latest comments
ripu on 2015-10-06 09:14

@I am Bass
After reading your comment I deleted the Contaware folder and now it's working stealth. That folder contained some log file.

ripu on 2016-02-15 09:54

It again created that log file named log.txt. It contains some errors that occurred some days only. And when that happens, it does not remain stealth.

smaragdus on 2016-09-21 17:40

FreeVimager (version 5.1.0) creates "FreeVimagerShared" folder in Temp:
"C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FreeVimagerShared"

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JSONedit v0.9.22 Updated

billon on 18 Feb 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 11 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

JSONedit is a simple editor for the JavaScript Object Notation format "a text-based open standard designed for human-readable data interchange" (source) with available text and tree views.

Includes array generator using embedded Lua interpreter and Scintilla for text edition.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch JSONedit.exe.
What's new?
  • Tools menu: experimental, very relaxed pseudo-JSON parser, alternative method of prototyping structures for further pasting into main editor.
  • Fixed:
    • No brace matching for JSON text view (incorrectly selected Lua highlighter since 0.9.16);
    • Edit panel was not updated (showing still values from document) when document was reloaded in tree view and no node was selected; root node is now selected as default;
    • Default directory for file open dialog was not updated if file was loaded using drag-and-drop.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2013-12-15 15:26

Good json editor, been very useful for me when viewing and checking json structures.

TheCommentWriter on 2014-06-03 09:56

Nice tool. Should accept copy&pasted JSON-Data too.
Would be even better, if it could produce JSON classes for C#, VB.NET from the JSON data.

jamesmalvi on 2014-11-27 08:29

I would suggest to use online json viewer http://codebeautify.org/jsonviewer

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Tablacus Explorer v17.2.21 Updated

smaragdus on 21 Feb 2017
  • 1MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 21 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Tablacus Explorer is a quad-pane file manager that supports tabs, mouse gestures, favourites, filters, and different view styles. Its functionality can be extended via plug-ins which can be installed and updated from within the program.

Languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified/Traditional Chinese

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: MIT
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch TE32.exe or TE64.exe depending on your OS.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: Q-Dir
What's new?
  • Replaced GDI+ to WIC(Windows Imaging Component)
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2016-07-28 19:11

What perplexes me about this program is its clandestine development. If one opens its history page:
http://www.eonet.ne.jp/~gakana/tablacus/history/
one will see that "Fix minor bugs" & "Minor changes" prevail but there are no details whatsoever about them.

xor on 2016-09-26 20:13

Usage of Tablacus suits me better than Q-Dir, but it started to suffer that typical 98% CPU wacko thing that chased me away, Q-Dir also continues to be buggy since XP up to Win10 at refreshing the folders tree after deletion, renaming, etc (some times). I'm started to get suited with Double commander although still missing Drag-Select.

ripu on 2016-10-14 14:42

@xor I am not sure if I understand you. But, refreshing in general spikes the cpu. If I am at the desktop, without opening any software and start hitting refresh, the cpu will be at 99%.

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FileOptimizer v9.60 Updated

billon on 18 Feb 2017
  • 109MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

FileOptimizer is a broad format file compression tool used to reduce file size without changing the quality, known as "lossless." This is done via wide variety of optimization and recompression tools and techniques. Original files are sent to the recycle bin for restoration in the event the uncompressed version is preferred. A long list of supported formats include audio/video (MP3, OGG, M4A), image (GIF, JPEG, PNG), office formats (DOCX, XLSX, ODT, PDF), and system files (DLL, EXE).

Supports drag-and-drop of files into the window or onto the program icon. Note that by default the program removes metadata for many file types. This information reduces overall file size and protects privacy but is important to some users (e.g. photographers) and file search tools.

A 64-bit version is available within the folder, the author reports the program is functional in WINE, and can be used on the command line.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch FileOptimizer32.exe (for 32-bit OS) or FileOptimizer64.exe (for 64-bit OS).

Optionally, to save space:
  • 32-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer64.exe and the \Plugins64 folder
  • 64-bit systems: delete FileOptimizer32.exe and the \Plugins32 folder
Similar/alternative apps: ArcThemALL!, PngOptimizer, RIOT
What's new?
  • Brand new FileOptimizer icon.
  • Added descriptions in INI file to make it easier and safer to be modified.
  • Migrated from smpdf to cpdf.
  • Fixed:
    • A bug that could show optimized sizes larger than original, when the plugin execution increased it. It was only cosmetic, and optimized size, never was larger:
    • Not properly passing PDF profile to Ghostcript.
  • Ghostrcript is automatically disabled when no downsampling is selected, because it is always downsampling images even if -dDownsampleColorImages=false -dDownsampleGrayImages=false -dDownsampleMonoImages=false are specified.
  • Make sure TempDirectory is created to avoid certain plugins crash.
  • Patched Guetzli and Mutool plugins to be compatible with Windows XP.
  • Switched to libwebp without WIC codes to keep Windows XP compatibility.
  • Updated:
    • UPX to 3.93;
    • libwebp to 0.6.0 RC3;
    • mozjpeg to 3.2;
    • Leanify to 0.4.3.180 daily binaries;
    • ImageMagick 7.0.4.7 with HDRI support;
    • pingo to 0.59;
    • pngquant to 2.8.1.
  • Some minor optimizations and code cleanup.
Latest comments
kozak on 2015-12-26 08:53

Can't start the app on WindowsXP - it misses BORLNDMM.DLL. Just plain adding of that .DLL doesn't resolve the issue...((
Any ideas for the solution?

Midas on 2015-12-27 03:05

@kozak: did you try registering that DLL with Windows?
(e.g., "regsvr32 BORLNDMM.DLL" at the command line)

webfork on 2016-02-26 00:23

Most images and files I post to portablefreeware go through this amazing compression tool. When compressing PDF files, I strongly recommend enabling the lossy DPI compression settings (usually around 150 or 200 is fine for most documents).

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Data Crow v4.2 Updated

Ennovy on 18 Feb 2017
  • 96MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 18 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by Wolfghost

Data Crow is the a powerful media cataloger and organizer that allows users to manage all their audio, software, book, movie, and photo collections in one customizable tool. The program can create a huge database containing all your collected items. Connects with online services like Amazon, IMDB, Softpedia and MusicBrainz to retrieve media information and avoid manual entry. Includes an optional internal web server and web interface, import file information (mp3, divx, xvid, etc.) and reporting (HTML and PDF). Modular to include new types of collections (e.g. a stamp collection).

Both 32 and 64-bit versions included. Functional on Mac/Linux machines with Java installed. Languages include Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, French, and more.

Alternatively:

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: Java 1.6 (or higher) from Oracle
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Requires manual entry of relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract:
  1. Download the full version ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create a folder data in the application directory
  3. Launch datacrow32bit.exe or datacrow64bit.exe
  4. When prompted to select a location for saving settings, save to the data folder
What's new? See: http://www.datacrow.net/#news
Latest comments
Danix on 2011-04-08 21:54

Also winPenPack has released Datacrow as portable app.
Note: the JRE setup will be downloaded and installed automatically in winPenPack "Lib" directory.
http://www.winpenpack.com/main/download.php?view.941

Emka on 2013-12-15 17:13

v3.12.5 is out, still portable?

Emka on 2014-12-06 15:17

v4 available

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PhraseExpress v12.0.137 Updated

Ennovy on 20 Feb 2017
  • 29MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 20 Feb 2017
  • Suggested by JohnW

PhraseExpress is a keyboard macro utility that manages all your frequently used text phrases from a taskbar icon and allows you to paste them into any application with a single mouse click, a keyboard shortcut, or a text macro command. The program is ideal for email reply templates, signatures, addresses, and any other information that you find yourself typing repeatedly.

PhraseExpress also includes powerful macro functions to launch programs, files or email messages, offers support for dynamic macro commands and comes with a unique text-prediction feature.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: Free for personal use
How to extract:
  1. Download PhraseExpress_USB.zip and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch phraseexpress.exe -portable
Similar/alternative apps: Texter
What's new?
Latest comments
bartelsmedia on 2015-07-29 10:16

It would be great if you would vote for our other new related software Mouse Recorder, announced at http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2726

AndTheWolf on 2017-01-10 18:00

Most recent version is 12.0.124

Ennovy on 2017-01-10 18:30

@AndTheWolf: Thanks. The version history however is not updated

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