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Author Topic: at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE  (Read 1591 times)

Curt

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at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE
« on: July 23, 2018, 08:32 AM »
Giveaway of the day today, Monday 23 July 2018
https://www.giveaway...aker-office-nx-home/

To my understanding it is the first portable suite from SoftMaker:

The office suite can be installed to a USB flash drive so that it can be used on any PC without installation.

It is free today, but in the long run this "abo" subscription concept is more expensive.

SoftMaker Office NX Home for Windows (6-months subscription)

SoftMaker Office for Windows as an inexpensive subscription for 6 months. Always current: All updates and upgrades included for free during your subscription.

Flexible license: Licensed for one household with up to 5 computers, or for 1 commercial user with up to 5 computers.

AbteriX

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Re: at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2018, 09:45 AM »
Me think, SoftMaker Office was always able to use portable.
I use have a portable SoftMaker Office since 2008.
I remember there was a menu entry "copy to usb drive" ?
At the end, the trick was to have a "portable.txt" in the SoftMaker Office folder, where I copied all files and settings to.

Jibz

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Re: at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2018, 10:52 AM »
Didn't know they had started selling their office suite on a subscription basis. I hope they keep the option of buying a standalone version.

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Re: at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2018, 05:43 PM »
As @AbteriX said, Softmaker Office has been able to be made portable for years.

I have run or are currently running SO 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2016 in portable mode, it's how I've always had it installed on my laptop.

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Last option is "Install SoftMaker Office 2016 on a USB stick" but as mentioned above, it used to be a menu item within the programs.
« Last Edit: July 23, 2018, 07:11 PM by 4wd »

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Re: at last: Softmaker Office PORTABLE
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2018, 10:58 PM »
Didn't know they had started selling their office suite on a subscription basis. I hope they keep the option of buying a standalone version.

There appears to be a "FULL VERSION" listed for several of their office choices.
In addition to the Subscription and/or upgrade services.