Portable version of the popular Chrome browser by Google.
There are tons of different browsers out there and each has made its mark, but Google Chrome has got to be one of the most popular web browsers out there.
The portable version of Google Chrome is made available by PortableApps and it's obviously also compatible with the PortableApps platform.
With that said, Google Chrome Portable does not require installation at all. You can download this application (which itself downloads Chrome) and installs the executable to a directory of your choice.
Google Chrome Portable includes all of the features that Google Chrome does, it just doesn't embed itself in to the Windows Registry and it doesn't install to Program Files.
The great thing about Google Chrome Portable is that is also supports all of the apps available from the Chrome Store. That enables you to extend the functionality of Google Chrome by adding custom functionality and features to it. It comes in 32-bit and 64-bit packages.
Overall, Google Chrome Portable is an excellent web browser that's both fast and able to render virtually any web page that's standards compliant.
Features of Google Chrome Portable
- Customization: You can customize Chrome and add features and functionality by adding extensions from the Chrome Web Store. There are hundreds of thousands of extensions to choose from, so you can find exactly what you need to make your browsing experience better.
- Google Account integration: If you sign in to Chrome, you can sync your bookmarks, history and other settings across all your devices.
- Intuitive Omnibox: Chrome's address bar, called the Omnibox, allows you to type in web addresses and search queries in the same field, saving you time and making it easier to find what you're looking for.
- Private browsing: Chrome has a private browsing mode called Incognito mode, which allows you to browse the web without saving any of your browsing history, search history, or other personal data.
- Security: Chrome is designed to keep you safer and more secure on the web with built-in malware and phishing protection, auto-updates to make sure you have all the latest security fixes and more.
- Simplicity: Chrome is designed to be simple and easy to use. It's quick to start up from your desktop, loads web pages in a snap and runs complex web applications lightning fast.
- Speed: designed to be fast in every possible way, loads web pages in a snap and runs complex web applications fast.
- Translation: Chrome can automatically translate web pages for you if you come across a page that is in a language you don't understand.
- Voice search: You can use your voice to search the web, find specific answers and get things done on your computer, phone and tablet.
- Web apps: You can use Chrome to access a wide range of web apps, which are like native apps but run in the browser. These apps can do everything from helping you get organized to playing games to editing photos.
Compatibility and License
Google Chrome Portable is provided under a freeware license on Windows from web browsers with no restrictions on usage. Download and installation of this PC software is free and 117.0.5938.92 is the latest version last time we checked.
PortableApps accepts donations for the continued development of this free software.
What version of Windows can Google Chrome Portable run on?
Google Chrome Portable can be used on a computer running Windows 11 or Windows 10. It comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit downloads.
Other operating systems: The latest Google Chrome Portable version from 2023 is also available for Android, Mac and iPhone. These are often available from the app store.