Run Windows Programs Without Installing
Run the latest and greatest versions of your favorite Windows programs without having to install them.–PC Pitstop.
Keeping your computer up to date can be a troublesome task because you always have to keep an eye on all the installed programs and see if the new versions of each programs are available or not. In this article, we will talk about a different kind of software installation system. Using this system will enable us to run Windows programs without installing them first. We also do not need to update the apps regularly as they are automatically updated when the publisher updates them.
Zero Install is a decentralized cross-platform software installation system which allows developers to publish their software directly from their own websites. This means that a software running on any computer will be using the latest libraries and other shared objects without the user being involved in the update process.
Configuring Zero Install
To started using Zero Install in Windows, you can either install Zero Install or run a portable version of the software. At first run, you will see a list of software applications which you can run without installing. If you want to add your own custom software, you will need to package the software according to XML metadata format defined by Zero Install.
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