Skip to main content

Make portable applications online for free

Ever wondered how to make portable applications? OR you already know how to make portable apps but want an easy way out to make them? Guess what! There is a solution available which allows you to make portable applications online and that too without the complexities involved in making one. Read on this post and learn how to go about portable app online!

For those of you who are wondering what portable apps actually are? These are standalone applications which does not require any installation to be performed on users machine. These apps are greatly popular now a days because one can carry his favorite apps in a USB device and can run those apps on any machine. Other than this the best feature which you can think of having portable apps is that you can run them without administrator permission on host machine. ( Using portable applications to run application without administrative privileges is just one way to use your favorite application on any device on which you do not have admin rights available. Please read Using (Installing) applications without Administrator privileges to know more about different tricks you can use to get your apps working with user only account on any machine.)

There are various tools/software available in the market today that allow users to make portable versions of their applications such as VMware Thinapp, MS App V etc. But all these tools have one thing in common. In order to make portable apps these tools require a clean machine - that is a machine with only operating system installed. And also require user to manually install the application so that the program can capture information related to the installation and create portable version for the installed application. 

Kick in Cameyo
While thinapp and app-v software are not free! Cameyo comes free. It allows you to create portable applications or virtual applications that can run without the installation. But it also requires clean machine and user intervention.

Virtual Apps online
Thanks to the guys from Cameyo! they have come up with a new service 'Online Application Packager' which allows users to make portable applications online without the need of any clean machine and intervention (for most of the applications). So let us have a look on how to make your apps portable online for free.

Open Cameyo Online packager and create a free ID for yourself. Do the activation by clicking the link you receive in your email, and login to your account. 
As soon as you sign-in  you will see the Portable app builder page. Here you have three options to select from in order to make your app portable. 

  • First option is to search by name. For using this just write the application name for which you want the portable app.
  • Second option is to directly paste the download link (the url) of the application 'exe' or 'msi' file.
  • Third option is to select a file from your local machine and upload it in order to make a portable version for it.
After selecting your preference select the base environment for which you want the app that is 32 bit or 64 bit. Generally 32-bit will do. Now click on Submit button.

You'll now get a message screen displaying that your application will be ready in 10-20 mins. Just wait for some time, its faster than it says. 


After sometime the page will refresh itself and you will get the download link for your portable application. That's it! just download the portable version of your app which is an 'exe' file and run it!

Did you find this article helpful? Why not share the word! Like us on Facebook and follow us on twitter to stay up to date with workarounds, tips and tricks!!!

Below are the Pros and Limitations of Cameyo online packager:
The Pros - Stuff we really liked!
  • The idea of online packager - no need to download and manually install the app
  • Make your own portable apps and be sure that they contain no viruses or hidden programs
  • Automatic emails which lets you know that your app is packaging and download links
  • The superfast response time
  • Free! Free! Free!
Limitations - Things the Cameyo guys can improve
  • The 30 MB file upload limitation - the online packager can only make portable applications for apps whose installers are less than 30 MB.
  • Only 6 apps a month - There is a 6 app per month per user limit

Keywords: application virtualization, app v, thinapp, portable qemu manager, app virtualization, virtual apps, portable apps. portable apps online, online portable apps, virtual apps online, online virtual apps, free virtual apps, make free portable apps, make free virtual apps, portable applications on internet, free portable application, install without admin rights, applications streaming, web hosted applications, free application virtualization, full version over internet, create your own portable applications, make portable applications, online applications, host your application for free, Firefox online, opera online, internet explorer online, portable Firefox, portable opera, portable gtalk

Popular posts from this blog

Adding .cer certificates on your Android Phone

Wow, what a title! Well actually that's not possible. The only reason I used this title is - in this tutorial we will be using .cer certificate and will be converting it to .pfx certificate which will then be used on our phone.
(Experience free call to US and Canada visit How to use Gmail Call features outside US)

I have gone through a lot of pages saying that certificates problem with Android OS, how to use WPA2 Enterprise secured network on Android, how to add .cer files to android and many more. I have found solutions to some problems somewhere on the internet, but didn't found all the related information at a single place. So I thought of writing this blog entry dedicated to adding certificates for WPA2 Enterprise secured network.
Please note that I have a HTC Hero (GSM) which is having Android OS 1.5 (Yes I resisted myself from rooting it with 2.1, but the official update is coming soon). I will update this entry when I’ll get my hands on Android 2.1
UPDATE: For installing …

Using Sandboxie to bypass Trial version limitations in software

Disclaimer:Please note that this article is for information purposes only. Please use this method only for testing purposes.If you want to use full capabilities of software after the trial period, please purchase ‘em.UPDATE (Want to use your favourite applications without Administrator rights… read my latest blog post Web Hosted Applications to find out more ways to run your applications without admin privileges)(Want to Install/Use your favorite applications but do not have administrator privileges to do that… Then please read http://abtevrythng.blogspot.com/2009/08/using-installing-applications-without.html for a workaround)(Experience free call to US and Canada visit How to use Gmail Call features outside US)Many times we use software that are bound to be used only for limited period, trial versions are available which let users use fully functional software on trial basis for a limited period of time (like 15 days trial) OR in some cases trial versions come with limited functional…

How to view Removed OR Private pastes on Pastebin?

If you are a "Pastebin" surfer, you may come across private or removed pastes. These are the pastes which are removed by pastebin, or user marked them as a private paste. Pastebin lists following message for such pastes:
"This paste has been removed!" or "This is a private paste. If you created this paste, please login to view it."



Viewing removed or private pages
To view these pastes:
Drag the following bookmarklet into your bookmarks bar.
View Cache

Open the private or removed pastebin page.Press the bookmarklet 'View Cache'.The page will open and you'll be able to see its contents.

NOTE: Do make sure you enable your Bookmark Bar in chrome before adding.



How it works?
This bookmarklet opens the cached version of the page from Google servers.

PRO TIP:
You can use this bookmarklet to view other sites as well, pages which are blocked by your company, school etc.