Create Portable version


As i have tested, it is not necessary to create a portable version of my exe, exe is portable by itself …

Can you confirm please,

You’re correct in saying that the .exe file is indeed portable in itself. However, the term ‘portable’ in this context has a specific meaning related to how the application handles data and settings.

While the .exe file can be moved and run from any location, by default it may still store data (like settings and user data) in specific locations on the host system (such as the user’s AppData folder).

A ‘portable’ version of an application, on the other hand, is designed to store all of its data in the same location as the .exe file or in a designated folder. This allows a user to carry the application and all of its data and settings on a portable drive, and use it with the same experience on any machine.

HTML Executable offers the option to compile your publication in a ‘portable’ mode, where the software does not use the user profile folders to store data. Instead, all the data it needs to function correctly are stored in the same folder as the .exe file. This can be very useful in certain scenarios, such as if you wish to run the program from a USB stick on any PC without leaving traces on the host PC.

For more details, you can refer to the documentation page on portable publications here: Portable Ebooks and Publications.

Ok, thank you for this info …

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Ok, thank-you !