The latest Portable GIS release (version 6) has been announced by Jo Cook.
What is Portable GIS?
As the name implies, Portable GIS is a Windows-based executable (.exe) or .zip file which can then be installed to a local drive or onto a removable drive such as a USB stick. This allows the user to launch a selection of open source GIS packages such as QGIS, PostGIS, and GeoServer from a portable drive.
The full list of software and utilities that are packaged with Portable GIS v6 are:
- QGIS (3.4.5)
- PostgreSQL (10.7)
- PostGIS (2.5)
- MS4W (4.0.0, including Mapserver 7.4)
- PgAdmin IV
- Python (2.7 and 3.7)
- Geoserver 2.14.4 (with java jdk 1.8)
- GDAL Python Libraries (1.9)
The following utilities are also included:
- Firefox (Portable app)
- Notepad++ (Portable app)
- Foxit PDF Reader (Portable app)
For full instructions and documentations visit the Portable GIS: