Google does not really offer portable versions of the company's Google Chrome web browser for download. Chromium, the browser that Chrome is based on, is available as a portable version.
It is possible to run Google Chrome as a portable version but updating is not straightforward as there are not many solutions out there that automate the updating somewhat.
Chromium users on the other hand have a wide range of programs at their disposal to update the Chromium browser automatically.
Chrome Portable Updater is a portable program for Microsoft Windows systems that downloads portable versions of Google Chrome and updates existing portable versions of Chrome.
The Windows interface language determines which portable version of Google Chrome is downloaded by the application.
All you need to do is the following:
All files are downloaded to a folder in the directory you executed Chrome Portable Updater from.
Windows users who prefer to use the command line can do so as well: just append the following parameters to the application name to run the download from the command line or batch files:
Example: C:\"Chrome Updater x86-x64 Lang_EN Einzel Ordner.exe" canary64 to download the 64-bit Canary version to its own folder.
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