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PortableApps.com Platform 15 Beta 2: High DPI support, modern compiler, touch

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 6, 2018 - 4:02pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the PortableApps.com Platform 15.0 Beta 2 release. This new beta improves high DPI support, page scrolling the menu with touch gestures, adds compatibility with high contrast Windows themes, and several other updates and fixes. This release will be followed by additional betas adding in features and bug fixes before a final stable release. Read on for all the details...(permalink)

Existing Platform users can automatically update by clicking Help - Check for Updates if they have selected to receive Beta updates within Options - Advanced.

Rapid CRC Unicode Portable 0.3.25 (CRC/MD5/SHA hashing) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 5, 2018 - 5:15pm

logoRapid CRC Unicode Portable 0.3.25 has been released. Rapid CRC Unicode is CRC/MD5/SHA hashing program to allow you to calculate and verify hashes in a variety of formats. 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.

Sylpheed Portable 3.7 (lightweight email client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 2, 2018 - 9:21pm

Sylpheed Portable 3.7 has been released. Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail 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.

LibreOffice Portable 6.0.0 (complete office suite) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 2, 2018 - 11:55am

PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the release of LibreOffice Portable 6.0.0. 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.

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.

PortableApps.com Platform 14.4.3: Maintenance, Security, and Locale Updates

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Submitted by John T. Haller on February 1, 2018 - 12:11pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the PortableApps.com Platform 14.4.3 release. This minor maintenance release updates 7-Zip to the latest version to address a potential security issue, fixes an issue with plugin display, and updates 7 localizations. 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! Read on for all the details...(permalink)

Existing Platform users can automatically update by clicking Help - Check for Updates. A smaller, faster installing update will be applied.

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 58.0.1 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 29, 2018 - 7:24pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 58.0.1. 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. The new 58 release is even faster with more Quantum features. 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.

Transmission Portable 2.93 (bittorrent client) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 29, 2018 - 7:17pm

Transmission Portable 2.93 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.

PortableApps.com AppCompactor 3.4.1 (shrink portable apps) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 29, 2018 - 7:12pm

logoPortableApps.com AppCompactor 3.4.1 has been released. It allows you to easily compress applications to decrease size on disk and increase performance when running from slow media like flash drives without affecting functionality. Though intended for developers, some advanced end users may also find it useful. This release updates to the latest 7-Zip and UPX. Note that we no longer use AppCompactor on official uses due to increased false positives in various antivirus products. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can shrink your apps 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.

PortableApps.com Installer 3.5.6 (portable app packaging) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 29, 2018 - 7:09pm

PortableApps.com is proud to announce that PortableApps.com Installer 3.5.6 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 updates the bundled 7-Zip for online installers to the latest version. 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.

7-Zip Portable 18.01 (file archiver) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 29, 2018 - 7:05pm

7-Zip logo7-Zip Portable 18.01 has been released. It's the popular 7-Zip packaged as a portable app, so you can take your file archiver with you and work with your compressed 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR files and more on the go. 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.

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