Portable apps means the apps/programs/softwares that can be used/run without installing or any setup. They can run independently without the need of any other software. You can carry portable apps in any optical media or USB Flash drives. Currently the trend is to carry portable apps on USB Flash drives.
According to Wikipedia
A portable application (portable app), sometimes also called standalone, is a computer software program designed to run independently from an operating system. This type of application is stored on a removable storage device such as a CD, USB flash drive, flash card, or floppy disk – storing its program files, configuration information and data on the storage medium alone.
How about downloading a complete suite of various portable apps. The PortableApps.com is such a platform. Portable apps is a software which installs directly on your flash drive/pen drive and provides you various softwares like Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, Clamwin antivirus, Pidgin (it’s an Instant Messenger), Sumatra PDF, Sudoku game, Mines game and a complete office suite like a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, database utility and drawing utility.
Isn’t it great to carry these whole softwares on your flash drive. You can just run these softwares directly from flash drive and they don’t even require installation. Wherever you go, in every PC you get your complete suite ready to work. There are many more apps available. Go, try it out now.
Download Portable apps from here.