10 Free (or Cheap) Tools for Start-ups

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PortableApps

“PortableApps is a package of free software, which you can download onto a flash drive," Bennett says. "It includes a lot of popular programs, such as Open Office and Audacity, a sound-editing program that I use a lot. You don’t need to install this software on the computer you’re using; just plug in a Flash drive and run it. This way, I know that I have my software programs with me at all times, so I’ll never be in a situation where I don’t have access to the application that I need.”