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64 bit support?!...

Hi,

I research on site but I could not found any answer. Is there 64 bit support for portableapps or not?

Thank you!

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sometimes

It depends on the app. Some apps include a 64-bit version, most don't. See here for an explanation: https://portableapps.com/node/24371

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Yes, Where Needed or Beneficial

Continuing on from the above post, the answer is yes, whenever required or beneficial. We've created a unique packaging that allows the 32- and 64-bit versions of an app to coexist as a single portable app install and have the launcher automatically select between them based on the computer you're currently using. If you've used our portable versions of 7-Zip, AkelPad, Daphne, Explorer++, JkDefrag, Notepad2, Notepad2-mod, On-Screen Keyboard, PeaZip, RawTherapee, RegShot, UltraDefrag or some others, you've been using the 64-bit versions of those apps whenever you're on a 64-bit machine without you ever needing to know or worry about it.

Some of apps, the 64-bit versions are required (JkDefrag, UltraDefrag), some have better performance (7-Zip, PeaZip), some enable additional features (AkelPad, Notepad2) and some are a combination (RawTherapee). We don't add the 64-bit versions of apps where there's no benefit, which is the case with the majority of software, as that would double the size of the app (slower download, slower install/upgrade, more space on your drive, etc) for no good reason. That wouldn't be very nice for our users.

Best of all, this is all automatic and you don't even need to think or know about it. You just get the benefit when you use it. Smile

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Hmm... If an app has both 32

Hmm... If an app has both 32 and 64 bit versions on portableapps.com and I have download it, when I start the executable file (the application), it first checks the system and than starts 32 bit or 64 bit executable...

So when we download any portable app (which has 64 and 32 bit support) it downloads both 32 and 64 bit versions and starts depending on the operation system which running...

I am right?

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Correct

They're contained in a single package and both versions of the app are inside it. The launcher automatically picks the right one for each PC.

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