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MuaazH
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Portable apps OFFLINE NO INSTALLER

How can I download offline apps, not an installer, just a ZIP or whatever, I don't care about updates and whatever.
I do not want an online installer that downloads the app, that defeats the purpose.

I just want the offline pure offline app that runs offline.

I want to get around this, I don't like it: "This is an online installer that will download Firefox during setup".

Offline you, I mean thank you.

John T. Haller
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Not Permitted

When you see an online installer, it's because the publisher does not permit bundling the app within a portable package. Google Chrome, Skype, uTorrent, etc, you'll see all of these have an online installer. If you see anyone else bundling these in a portable package, they're doing it illegally. And there's a decent chance there's some nasty stuff in it as well.

Apps that are open source (Pidgin, GIMP, etc), we have all packaged up in the installer. Apps that are open source but where it's not permitted by trademark where we've gotten special permission (Firefox, Thunderbird, LibreOffice, etc), we have all packaged in the installer. Apps that are freeware but we've gotten special permission (Wise utilities, Quick games, IrfanView, XnView, etc), we have all packaged in the installer as well.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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