Applications listed by type
Pure Portable Pleasure
(Windows 7 edition) contains heaps of portable applications,
listed below in groups that match up with their location on the
PPP progarm menu. There may be
links on programs names, these are to a the programs home page
or related site.
We have a
quick guide to emulators for
you to get started with. The emulators we have are:
- 'old style' arcade emulator, I can relive my adolescents
without needing a pocket full of change! Wow!
Project 64 - a
fantastic Nintendo 64 emulator
- one of the
excellent Super Nintendo/Famicon emulators
Kega Fusion - Sega console emulator for Windows.
DOSBox - run
those DOS games under Windows, see list of
G.O.G that can use DosBox
Simon Tantham's Portable Puzzles
9 Clasic Arcade Games
Windows Games -
Paint.net - slightly simpler
image editor than PSP 7
Hugin (an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging
Misfit 3D(3D graphics and animations)
PosteRazor (any dimension poster creation and print)
Draw (2D Vector drawing package from Open Office suite)
IconEdit (Icon editor)
Pix Convertor (Picture convertor)
Check OpenGL - check your
QTWeb - a
fast, internet browser for secure & private browsing
CoreFTP - FTP client
Phoner - Voip
- Internet radio
Miranda IM - IM compatible with Yahoo, MSN, AIM etc. Runs in tray. Lots
- Html editor for web pages creation
- Bit Torrent client
TinyIRC - IRC Client
Tiny Telnet client
You want to make web
OO Writer for WYSIWYG editing or
SciTE (text editor for developers
Office & Documents
OpenOffice - A full office suite, like Microsoft Office
but open source and free.
Writer - a word processor
like Word2003. Opens word docs & save PDF's.
Draw - 2D Vector drawing package.
Calc - a spreadsheet very similar to Excel.
Impress -Powerpoint clone, which can slideshows
exports as simple flash.
Database - an Access like desktop Database tool
Math - advanced calculation tool.
Writer converts to a WYSIWYG web page editor
Note: The apps are slow
to boot (Java & USB) so give them about 20 seconds.
This is the GoOO version, which is much bigger but boots
twice as quick.
(calendar with agenda functions)
Sumatra PDF (.pdf reader)
Plus Windows Sticky Notes and Fax & Scan
Language & Cultures
TheSage (dictionary and thesaurus software)
ICE ebook reader - this is the limited, freeware version.
Short history of the world from
Books - Various inc.
Greek & Roman Myths, religious works etc
Sciences & Maths
- Mathematics software from OpenOffice
- data graphs or mathematics functions visualizer
- scientific calculator
- dynamic geometry, algebra and calculus
- space simulator
- planetarium 3D
Biology - introductory material
Sound & Vision
Audacity-excellent audio file editor, does most conversions,
FX and has plugins
Psycle - easy to use music sequencer
InfraRecorder - simple to use CD/DVD burner
Sound Recorder - launches W7 simple sound recorder
ScreamerRadio - neat little internet radio player
- excellant CD ripper does most conversions and more
Studio - easy to use music sequencer
Capture Video -
donloads YouTube videos and can converts it.
VirtualDub - video editing, encoding and decoding, DivX
MicroMedia Player- neat little multi media player
when you need it discrete.
Time and Planning
- calendar with agenda functions
FreeMind - mind-mapping software
complex project management tool
BigClock - large digital
clock so you can keep an eye on the time
Desktop Clock - a little digital desktop clock
TeaTimer - a little minute timer.
World Time - a web page allowing you to check the time
around the world.
Stopwatch - a web page stop watch
- Run the
SciTE. 1.0MB, Advanced text/source editor
- Html editor for web pages creation
Okio CSS editor -
Resource Hacker -
Calculator - launches
the new W7 calculator that includes a programmers calculator
1.2MB, dual-pane file manager, zips/unzips, unrars, makes
SFX files, wipes, splits, searches in ZIP/RAR/CAB archives
Toucan - backup & sychronisation tool)
easily zip and unzip files. Does rar and linux formats
Command Line - runs a
windows command shell (..\Tools\shell.bat)
Windows Accessories -
opens the Accessories folder
Duplicate file finder - name says it all.
Rename Files - bulk file rename tool with lot's of
File Recovery - easy to use file recovery tool.
Not all is deleted when you delete!
iDisk - Displays a folders structure
LS - a GUI clone of the unix list files commands.
Outputs text, html (with links) or CSV
Grep - another GUI clone of a unix tool, this time
Search and Replace - Search & replace through
multiple text type files
Clean Up - vigorous disk cleaner. Offers test
mode. Use carefully.
command = %windir%\system32\ncpa.cpl
3D Trace Route
Look 4 Network Computers
Windows Startup Apps
View Running Drivers - errant drivers watchout, we
can find you with this!
View LSA Secrets
Toucan Disk Backup
Disk Space Cleanup
CPUID - System Information -
HD Information - more hard
drive info than you'll ever need.
Security and Privacy
Clear Recent Files - little tool to clear the recent
Privacy Complete - a complete privacy and
NeoCrypt - for the paranoid, this encryptor does
single/multiple files cryptography
Get Windows Key -for the forgetful, this tool
shows you the current windows key.
- free antivirus, see
Portable Apps. This is an on-demand antivirus
Key Logger Detector
KeePass. - store/manage/autocomplete usernames
VSubst - Set up a Virtual Drive
Online Security Tools
- links to virus and malware scanners
Don't forget to use
QTWeb browser for
private and secure browsing without leaving a trace.
Folders & Places
The top items open Windows
7 'special places' and folders.
The lower items opens
folders included with PPP.
These launch the tools and
utilities that are hidden away in Windows 7.
The top 2 items open tools
for searching your PC.
The lower items opens
various web searches.
A variety of interesting
A application launcher,
separate from the windows one.
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