10 Portable Applications That Can Be Really Handy
- FireFox browser — Always the have the speed of FireFox, along with your Bookamarks and browsing history.That too the portable version of the latest release of Firefox.Download Firefox 3.0.1 Portble
- Notepad ++ — A Notepad replacement and a source code editor and that supports several languages. It runs in the MS Windows environment.
- Antivirus –
ClamWin is a Free Antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 and Vista.
- High detection rates for viruses and spyware;
- Automatic downloads of regularly updated Virus Database.
- Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer;
- Addin to Microsoft Outlook to remove virus-infected attachments automatically.MxOne is another portable Anti virus solution, Read more about MxOne in my .
- 7 Zip – Archiving tool — 7-Zip is a file archiver with high compression ratio. Supports RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB and NSIS file types.Download
- ImgBurn is a lightweight CD / DVD / HD DVD / Blu-ray burning application.
ImgBurn supports a wide range of image file formats – including BIN, CUE, DI, DVD, GI, IMG, ISO, MDS, NRG and PDI.It can burn Audio CD’s from any file type supported via DirectShow / ACM – including AAC, APE, FLAC, M4A, MP3, MP4, MPC, OGG, PCM, WAV, WMA and WV.You can use it to build DVD Video discs (from a VIDEO_TS folder), HD DVD Video discs (from a HVDVD_TS folder) and Blu-ray Video discs (from a BDAV / BDMV folder) with ease.Download
- VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, XviD, WMV, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.Download
- Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows.
Check out my old post on Paint2Go which is a portable version of Paint.net
- FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.It supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) with drag and drop interface.Download
- Open Office portable — In case you have to open document files like doc, Spreadsheets of Excel, or any office application.The portable version of Open Office can get the work done easily.The Open Office Suite includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database — package.Download Open Office Portable
- Clean After Me — If by any chance even if you use any other applications on a different system, you can clear your traces by using CleanAfterMe, which allows you to easily clean files and Registry entries that are automatically created by the Windows operating system during your regular computer work.
With CleanAfterMe, you can clean the cookies/history/cache/passwords of Internet Explorer, the ‘Recent’ folder, the Registry entries that record the last opened files, the temporary folder of Windows, the event logs, the Recycle Bin, and also compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista.Download Clean After me