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Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 48.0.2 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 26, 2016 - 9:51am

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 48.0.2. It's the Mozilla Firefox browser bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app, so you can take your browser, bookmarks, settings and extensions on the go. And it's open source and completely free. Firefox Portable is a dual-mode 32-bit and 64-bit app, ensuring Firefox runs as fast as possible on every PC. It's available for immediate download and bundled on the World's Best Flash Drive: The PortableApps.com Carbide as well as the fast and affordable PortableApps.com Companion.

Mozilla®, Firefox® and the Firefox logo are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation and used under license.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

Miranda IM Portable 0.10.56 (multi-protocol instant messaging) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 23, 2016 - 6:26pm

Miranda IM Portable 0.10.56 has been released. Miranda IM is a multi protocol instant messenger client for Windows which uses very little memory and supports ICQ, AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, IRC and more. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

Iron Portable 52.0.2750.0 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 23, 2016 - 12:24am

Iron Portable 52.0.2750.0 has been released. SRWare Iron is 'The browser of the future' - based on the free Sourcecode "Chromium" - but without some features that privacy advocates object to. This release updates to the latest version and fixes an issue preventing manual language selection. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Iron is packaged for portable use with permission from SRWare.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

As with all Chrome/Blink-based browsers, Iron 51 and later drops support for Windows XP and Vista

Telegram Desktop Portable 0.10.1 (secure instant messaging) Released

Submitted by mwayne on August 22, 2016 - 6:18pm

Telegram Desktop Portable 0.10.1 has been released. Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

CrystalDiskInfo Portable 7.0.2 (disk health monitoring) Released

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Submitted by Gord Caswell on August 22, 2016 - 6:14pm

CrystalDiskInfo Portable 7.0.2 has been released. CrystalDiskInfo monitors HDD/SSD health status and temperature, and does all the usual monitoring/graphing of S.M.A.R.T. information. It also tells you how many times the hard disk has been turned on and how many hours it's been on for. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 48.0.1 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 21, 2016 - 9:27pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 48.0.1. It's the Mozilla Firefox browser bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app, so you can take your browser, bookmarks, settings and extensions on the go. And it's open source and completely free. Firefox Portable is a dual-mode 32-bit and 64-bit app, ensuring Firefox runs as fast as possible on every PC. It's available for immediate download and bundled on the World's Best Flash Drive: The PortableApps.com Carbide as well as the fast and affordable PortableApps.com Companion.

Mozilla®, Firefox® and the Firefox logo are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation and used under license.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

PortableApps.com Installer 3.4.1 (portable app packaging) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 21, 2016 - 2:23pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce that PortableApps.com Installer 3.4.1 has been released. The PortableApps.com Installer allows you to quickly package your portable apps in an easy-to-use installer without having to write or compile any code. This release fixes an issue with the format not being updated for some apps. Version 3.4.x adds support for a second downloadable file in live installers (great for 32-bit + 64-bit dual mode apps), upgrades the bundled NSIS to 3.0 final, and adds high DPI support to the installer generator wizard. The PortableApps.com Format Specification has been updated to 3.4 to accommodate the second download. The PortableApps.com Format Specification and installer are available for outside developers to use and can be used freely with free open source and freeware applications. Commercial use is available by contacting PortableApps.com.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

PortableApps.com Installer 3.4 (portable app packaging) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 19, 2016 - 1:57pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce that PortableApps.com Installer 3.4 has been released. The PortableApps.com Installer allows you to quickly package your portable apps in an easy-to-use installer without having to write or compile any code. This release adds a support for a second downloadable file in live installers (great for 32-bit + 64-bit dual mode apps), upgrades the bundled NSIS to 3.0 final, and adds high DPI support to the installer generator wizard. The PortableApps.com Format Specification has been updated to 3.4 to accommodate the second download. The PortableApps.com Format Specification and installer are available for outside developers to use and can be used freely with free open source and freeware applications. Commercial use is available by contacting PortableApps.com.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

LibreOffice Portable Still 5.1.5 (complete office suite) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on August 16, 2016 - 5:23pm

PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable Still 5.1.5. LibreOffice Portable is a full-featured office suite -- including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database -- packaged as a portable app, so you can take all your documents and office suite wherever you go. The Still version is the older branch of LibreOffice maintained with bug fixes. It's recommended that most users use LibreOffice Portable. And it's open source and completely free.

LibreOffice is packaged for portable use with permission and assistance from The Document Foundation

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform with 'Advanced Apps' enabled.

New: MyPaint Portable 1.2.0 (digital painting and illustration) Released

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Submitted by Ken Herbert on August 12, 2016 - 6:04pm

MyPaint Portable 1.2.0 has been released. MyPaint is a nimble, distraction-free, and easy tool for digital painters. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the PortableApps.com Platform.

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