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Miranda IM Portable 0.10.67 (multi-protocol instant messaging) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on April 1, 2017 - 6:31pm

Miranda IM Portable 0.10.67 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.

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 52.0.2 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 30, 2017 - 9:57pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 52.0.2. 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.

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

LibreOffice Portable Still 5.2.6 (complete office suite) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 28, 2017 - 10:51am

PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable Still 5.2.6. 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. This release updates to the latest version and removes the fonts from the base install to work around a slowdown bug in Windows 10 Anniversary's dynamic font loading.

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.

LibreOffice Portable 5.3.1 (complete office suite) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 22, 2017 - 9:01pm

PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable 5.3.1. 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. You can also buy it on a flash drive. LibreOffice Portable is packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it's open source and completely free. This release updates to the latest version and removes the fonts from the base install to work around a slowdown bug in Windows 10 Anniversary's dynamic font loading.

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.

KiTTY Portable 0.68.0.2 (telnet and SSH with added features) Released

Submitted by depp.jones on March 20, 2017 - 10:57pm

KiTTY Portable 0.68.0.2 has been released. KiTTY is a fork of the popular PuTTY telnet and SSH client with additional features packaged as a portable app, so you can connect in to your systems on the 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.

FileZilla Portable 3.25.1 (ftp client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 20, 2017 - 10:17pm

FileZilla Portable 3.25.1 has been released. FileZilla Portable is the popular FileZilla FTP client packaged as a portable app, so you can take your ftp client, server list and settings with you. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format for easy use from any portable device and integration 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 57.0.2987.110 Stable (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 20, 2017 - 9:23pm

Google Chrome Portable 57.0.2987.110 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, Portable Edition 52.0.1 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 19, 2017 - 10:12pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 52.0.1. 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.

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

Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition, Portable 54 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 19, 2017 - 10:07pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox® Developer Edition, Portable 54. It's the developer's edition of the Mozilla Firefox web browser bundled with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app, so you can do web development on the go. Both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions will be downloaded and configured. And it's open source and completely free.

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 Platform 14.4: Fine Dining With Confidence

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 13, 2017 - 10:16pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the PortableApps.com Platform 14.4 release. This release adds custom platform security to scan for and mitigate DLL hijacks in some vulnerable apps and launchers revealed in the "Fine Dining" leak as well as updates to two locales. 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)

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