If you've heard the term 'portable apps' and you're not sure what it means, you're in the right place. We've had a look at what portable apps are and why they are so useful.
To understand 'portable apps', first you should know a bit about how the full versions work. When you install something, lots of files are created and put into different places in your computer. That's why, when you go onto another computer, you can't take it with you. A portable app stores all the files in one place, meaning you can easily move it between computers.
Here's a few of the reasons you might want to use a portable app:
You might think that using a smaller, portable version of an app is a no brainer, however there's some situations where installation is better. Here's a few examples:
Depending on the app, you might find that the installation version works better for what you need.
There's lots of places on the internet where you can find lists of available portable apps. They're usually grouped together by the app types, like web browsers, games, office suites and antivirus programs, which makes it easier for you to pick the ones you use.
One popular site for finding them is Portable Apps, where you can search for the app you want, or have a browse to see if there's any others you might like to use.
Hopefully that's everything you need to help with portable apps. If there's anything else you need help with, you can contact Team Knowhow Experts.