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Portable Offline Browser

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Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009
This application lets you download an entire Web site for offline viewing, though it isn't geared to novice users. Portable Offline Browser has a multipaned but nicely arranged interface that is easy to operate. The program starts well with a wizard that requires the Web site URL to create download tasks. Setting download levels and file filters was a snap, and the Help file did a good job of explaining concepts. Filtering helps weed out unnecessary content depending on keywords, file type, or image dimension. In our tests, the download operation was a little slow, but we like that the lower pane reflects the download progress in each channel. It includes a built-in browser that helps you view retrieved sites or start new tasks and a script editor. You can install the browser to a Flash drive and carry it with you, hence the app's name. Downloaded sites can be saved in the CHM or MHT formats. Moreover, Portable Offline Browser supports command-line parameters and lets you schedule download tasks. Overall, power users will favor the advanced features and easy configurations, but novices may feel overwhelmed by the advanced terms used in this sophisticated program.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.5.3880

Version 6.5.3880 has added double-click on Schedule Manager Projects to display Properties and improved processing encoded links.

General

Release December 12, 2012
Date Added December 13, 2012
Version 6.5.3880

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 8,082
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Portable Offline Browser is an offline browser or downloader. It can be installed to a Flash/USB drive and run directly from it. You can plug the drive with the installed Portable Offline Browser into any Windows system and use it with no need to adjust settings. All your Projects and downloaded files will be there. And when you unplug, none of your personal data is left behind.