Updating portable apps
Some of the apps whose names you’re likely to recognize include: There are apps for office work, accounting, audio production, desktop publishing, graphic design, 3D design, web design, app development, encryption, systems administration, e Book management, torrent downloading, music players, file management, and games, games, and more games.
Take a read through our previous article, 12 Handy Tools to Keep on Your USB Stick to get a feel for how a portable app USB drive could serve you.
Portable mode is supported on the ZIP download for Windows and Linux, as well as the regular Application download for mac OS.
Note: Do not attempt to configure portable mode on a Windows installation.
Portable mode is only supported on the Windows ZIP archive.
Note as well that the Windows ZIP archive does not support auto update. On mac OS, you need to place the data folder as a sibling of the application itself.
Have you ever tried to do real work on your phone or tablet? It can be done, but with just a touchscreen, it’s a real pain isn’t it?
This mode enables all data created and maintained by VS Code to live near itself, so it can be moved around across environments.