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Telegram Desktop Portable 1.0.14 (secure instant messaging) Released

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Submitted by Gord Caswell on March 10, 2017 - 10:28am

Telegram Desktop Portable 1.0.14 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.

Google Chrome Portable 57.0.2987.98 Stable (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 10, 2017 - 10:22am

Google Chrome Portable 57.0.2987.98 Stable has been released. Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications quickly. The latest Beta and Dev builds are also available. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you and it's in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. It's partially open source freeware for personal and business use.

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

Mozilla Firefox ESR, Portable Edition 45.8.0 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 10, 2017 - 9:57am

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox® ESR, Portable Edition 45.8.0. It's the Extended Support Release of the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser bundled with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app It is intended for groups who deploy and maintain the desktop environment in large organizations such as universities and other schools, county or city governments and businesses, as well as the web developers that support them. Individual users should use standard Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition for everyday use. It's a great way to test your sites and extensions in multiple versions of Firefox. 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.

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

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

Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 45.8.0 (email client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 10, 2017 - 9:50am

Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 45.8.0 has been released. It's the popular Mozilla Thunderbird email client bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app. 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.

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

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

Notepad++ Portable 7.3.3 (developer's text editor) Released

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Submitted by Gord Caswell on March 10, 2017 - 9:39am

Notepad++ Portable 7.3.3 has been released. It's the handy Notepad++ text editor packaged as a portable app so you can do your development on the go. It has all the same great features of Notepad++ including support for multiple languages and an extensive plugin system, but there's nothing to install. 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 52.0 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 8, 2017 - 9:09pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 52.0. 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.

Note that Firefox 52 and later drops support NPAPI plugins other than Flash. Firefox ESR 45.x still has support for these.

PortableApps.com Platform 14.3: The Refiner Things

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 6, 2017 - 5:24pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the PortableApps.com Platform 14.3 release. This release adds high dpi support to the installer, improves high dpi support for the updater and app store, adds the ability to use the desktop context menu when hiding desktop icons, fixes a redirect error for some users, updates 2 locales, and updates to the latest version of 7-Zip for backup and restore. As always it has a complete app store, automatic updater, easy app organization, fast app searching, proxy support, a great set of themes, portable fonts, and lots of other features to make it your favorite set of apps whether you're running from a portable drive, a cloud drive, or run locally! If you'd like to see more features and functionality keep coming, please read a personal appeal from PortableApps.com founder John T. Haller to help! You can also buy the platform and a suite of apps on the hardware-encrypted PortableApps.com Carbide or fast and affordable PortableApps.com Companion available in our hardware store. Read on for all the details...(permalink)

Existing Platform users can automatically update by clicking Help - Check for Updates.

Avidemux Portable 2.6.18 Rev 2 (simple video editor) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 3, 2017 - 11:32am

Avidemux Portable 2.6.18 Rev 2 has been released. Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. This revision allows use on Windows XP. 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.

Transmission Portable 2.92 (bittorrent client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 22, 2017 - 8:23pm

Transmission Portable 2.92 has been released. Transmission is a fast, lightweight bittorrent client. 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.

fre:ac Portable 1.0.28 (audio converter and encoder) Released

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Submitted by Gord Caswell on February 22, 2017 - 7:29pm

fre:ac Portable 1.0.28 (formerly BonkEnc) has been released as a multilingual package. fre:ac Portable is the popular fre:ac packaged as a portable app, so you extract, convert, and encode your audio files just about anywhere you go. 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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