Below is a list of essential software:
1. TrueCrypt – http://www.truecrypt.org
Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.
Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.
TrueCrypt can run in so-called ‘traveler’ mode, which means that it does not have to be installed on the operating system under which it is run.
Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux
2. PortableApps – http://portableapps.com
Now you can carry your favorite computer programs along with all of your bookmarks, settings, email and more with you. Use them on any Windows computer. All without leaving any personal data behind.PortableApps.com provides a truly open platform that works with any hardware you like (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc). It’s open source built around an open format that any hardware vendor or software developer can use.
PortableApps.com provides a truly open platform that works with any hardware you like (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc). It’s open source built around an open format that any hardware vendor or software developer can use.
The Portable Apps Suite™ is free. It contains no spyware. There are no advertisements. It isn’t a limited or trial version. There is no additional hardware or software to buy. You don’t even have to give out your email address. It’s 100% free to use, free to copy and free to share.
3. CutePDF – http://www.cutepdf.com
Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free!
Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world. CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a “printer subsystem”. This enables virtually any Windows applications (must be able to print) to create professional quality PDF documents – with just a push of a button!
FREE for commercial and non-commercial use! No watermarks! No Popup Web Ads!