winPenPack: The Portable Software Collection
winPenPack is an open-source software application that suites for Windows. Or you can say that is a project that plans at gathering the most commonly used as well as most popular open source applications made portable, that’s why they can be implemented without any installation process from any kind of USB Flash Drive or Hard Disk.
The winPenPack suites recommend a wide range of transferable applications such as - office tools, internet tools, multimedia tools, development tools, security applications as well as other commonly used utilities. Everything you need that are completely free, open source and also portable!
BSD License, GNU Library or Lesser General Public License version 2.0 (LGPLv2), GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2), MIT License, Apache License V2.0, Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL 1.1)
All of the applications presented in the winPenPack suites that are portable applications. And the portable applications are as follows:
- There is no need to the installation process.
- It can be implemented with any USB flash drive as well as from any PC hard disk drive(internal or external)
- It leaves no traces of their use in the Windows applications registry or any other user’s folder on the hard drive of host PC.
- Do not clash with the programs that are already installed on the hard drive of host PC(such as - X-Firefox that is implemented from a flash drive of USB that does not modify or you can say that does not clash with the counterpart Firefox program which is already installed on the host PC.
Main Menu Functions:
The winPenPack main menu can be implemented from any type of not fixed storage device that is including as well as particularly from USB flash drives. In every different suite of winPenPack, the main menu is pre-configured to a list of all available programs including that programs which are belonging to other suites as well as it can be reduced at any time.
New programs can be added to the menu either manually (by means of the "Add" options or by drag-and-dropping them onto the menu) or automatically (please note that automatic installation is only available for X-Software, as opposed to portable applications).
Since May 2006, winPenPack has been enclosed by most of the major Italian PC publications in which including PC Professional, Win Magazine, Computer Magazine, Total Computer, Internet Genius, Quale Computer, Computer Week, and most of the others.