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Why doesn't this portableapps program appear on here?

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truthseeker
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Why doesn't this portableapps program appear on here?

http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

They offer the PortableApps Version of SIW on that website.

But why isn't it available here on this website?

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Closed source? Distribution?

They're distributing it. The PortableApps.com Format is an open format that anybody can use. PortableApps.com isn't necessarily an index for all of it, though that's a big part of this site. Also, if it's closed source software, PortableApps.com can't legally distribute it without permission. PortableApps.com could seek that permission, but it hasn't happened yet and may not. It's not necessary, just as Adobe doesn't index every PDF out there. Same kind of situation.

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PAF free for all!

Developers/programmers of applications anywhere in the world are free to use the Portable Apps format to distribute their applications if they wish. They are not obligated to be affiliated with PortableApps.com. Microsoft could distribute Office 2020 in PAF format if they really wanted to (although highly unlikely).

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