BOINC Portable 7.22.2 (distributed computing project) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on July 16, 2023 - 11:53pm

A new version of BOINC Portable has been released. BOINC is a distributed computing project that lets you help cutting-edge science research using your computer. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can use it on the go or on a PC without admin rights and it's in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform. And it's open source and completely free.

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


screenshotBOINC lets you help cutting-edge science research using your computer. BOINC downloads scientific computing jobs to your computer and runs them invisibly in the background. It's easy and safe. About 30 science projects use BOINC; examples include Einstein @ Home, IBM World Community Grid, and Rosetta @ home. These projects investigate diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research.

Learn more about BOINC...

Drive Space: Note that projects may use multiple gigabytes of data on your device while working by default. You can adjust this by selecting Options and then Computing Preferences and checking the "Use no more than XX GB of disk space" box and entering a value.

If you'd like to join the team on Rosetta @ home, we're team number 19931. Installer / Format

BOINC Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


BOINC Portable is available for immediate download from the BOINC Portable homepage. Get it today!

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