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I have acquired quite a few useful tools that do various things and do not require installation (e.g. putty, ftp wanderer... etc). Some of them come as a single file while others need a folder to themselves.

I need to have them all in one place and organize them with a single custom menu. I'd like to customize the location of the various programs and display the names and the icons in the menu.

How can I do it? I am using windows 7.

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Which OS? And why not just use that OS to make a folder full of shortcuts/links to the various programs? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 May 26 '13 at 21:40

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Assuming that you are using a Windows system, the PortapleApps.com launcher should do the job.
Altough its primary use is to provide a launcher for apps downloaded from the site, you can easily add your own portable applications and place them in the menu.

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There is also LiberKey, but I haven't used it extensively so I don't know if and how it supports custom applicatons; anyway I suppose that the usage and features of these portable suites are pretty much the same. Just try them and see which one better suit your needs.

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Codyssey CodySafe Menu is another alternative portable applications launcher, that can be used with Windows and launched from a USB drive. It will rank your portable apps according to the frequency of usage. The more you launch them, the higher they are in the menu.

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Available as both a free and Pro version, as the portable apps are in paf format, not only can you download apps from Codyssey (Pro version), you can go to portableapps.com and download hundreds of apps from there as well. Use them on any Windows computer, all conveniently packaged onto your usb stick.

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