Never find yourself stranded away from the office without a word processor, spreadsheet, or audio player again -- not with PortableApps, a collection of self-contained programs you can run from your flash drive on any computer you can borrow some time on.
Last year, Rick told you about PortableApps, which was bundling OpenOffice into a 250MB package that lived on your flash drive. Now they're back with an improved install that adds goodies like Firefox to the mix and actually gives you a menu of choices:
- Platform only. 1.3MB installed. You get just the launcher and a few small utilities.
- Suite Lite. 150MB installed. This includes the launcher, Firefox, a small word processor, an audio player, and other utilities (incuding a handful of games).
- Suite Standard. 355MB installed. This is the whole enchilada, featuring everything in the Lite suite plus OpenOffice Portable.