Welcome to jPort Java desktop Hundreds of free desktop applications Portable Java applications to go

How does it work


Download jPort package (jPort-[version].zip) using the jPort download link on the top-right. Unzip this file in any place.

  • For Windows: Locate the package, right-click the file, click Extract All, and then follow the instructions.
  • For Linux/Mac: unzip jPort-[version].zip

To launch the jPort portable desktop, click "jport.jar". Java 7 and above should be installed. You will see the jPort menu to the right of your screen. Click on an icon to launch a selected program.

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Alternatively, run the program on Windows by clicking the file "run.bat". For Linux or Mac OS, run "run.sh". Now you can copy the installation directory to a USB flash drive.

This step installs a demo jPort version. You need to activate it as described here


Installing a new program

You can install more applications from Portable Java Program portal (PJP). Simply open "Options " → PJP Manager".












You will see a pop-up window with available portable Java programs. Select needed program and click "Install". You can also remove a program by clicking "Remove". The program will be removed from your local installation.

jPort PJP program manager















This window also allows to search for a program. This can be done by typing a name in the search field at the top of the window and by clicking [ENTER].


Preferences and data files

All preferences and data files will be stored on the same USB flash drive. However, you can also use the host computer file system


Installing a local PJP file

You can also add a new application to the jPort menu (in the PJP format) as "Options" → Open PJP file"


Video tutorial

Look at an introduction video using the link Video Tutorial