Have you ever feel very desprate that you can’t install some applications into the computer you used. Its happened to me in my office! There is a policy that user can not install any applications without Admin’s permission.
And if you go to warnet (internet cafe), you need to use some application, but there are no apps that you needed, what will you do? Now, you don’t have to worry. You still can run some applications without install it and without admin’s permission. It is called Portable Application.
What is a Portable Applications?
portable – carried or moved with ease
app – a computer program like a web browser or word processor
A portable app is a computer program that you can carry around with you on a portable device and use on any Windows computer. When your USB flash drive, portable hard drive, iPod or other portable device is plugged in, you have access to your software and personal data just as you would on your own PC. And when you unplug the device, none of your personal data is left behind.
No Special Hardware – Use any USB flash drive, portable hard drive, iPod/MP3 player, etc
No Additional Software – Just download the portable app, extract it and go
No Kidding – It’s that easy.
There are several site provide portable apps :
- PortableApps.com – Collection of Microsoft Windows portable applications.
- Portable Freeware – Also lists applications that are not portable, but can be made portable.
- klik – Portable applications for Linux
Try it! Your gonna loving it!