The majority of applications we download from the Internet are needed to be installed in our PC. There is another way around called “Portable Applications”, which lets the user to use an app without installing it. It can be carried in a USB drive and used anywhere. What if all the applications you use can be used without installing it? Cool, isn’t it? Yes, today I’ve come with a new application called “Zero Install”, which lets you use any application on your PC without installing it. Here’s how it works.
Zero Install is a free application available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can download the app using the link below. There is also a portable version available for all the three operating systems. Once you complete the installation, you can see an instructional video showing all the functions and features of the application. After completing it, go to the “Catalog” section on the homepage, there you can see some of the sample applications to try without installing it.
To run an application in the Catalog section, click the “+” icon in the right side. The app will be added to “My Applications” menu. Just click the “Run” button over there, the app will be immediately launched. By using very less space of your hard drive, you can run any number of applications without installing it using Zero Install. To add the app you want, click the “More Applications” button at the bottom of the window. It will open a new window, where you have three options to copy and paste the download links.
In that window, you can add a single URL or a set of URLs to download the applications you need. You cannot add setup files from your local machine. Zero Install is completely a free application, all you need is a good Internet connection. If you want to try an application before installing on your computer, Zero Install is a best choice. Try this app on your PC and share your experience with us in the comments. Thanks for reading, do share this post with your friends.