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Portable Educational Software

On this page I am listing the very best portable education software for usb thumb drives, SSD Flash Drives, iPads, and mobile devices.

The portable software I'm listing here is either portable education software I use myself or the best available without charge or open source portable education software.

You are never too young to learn.... whoops - you are never too old to learn :-) Portable learners software here.

Tux Paint Education Software

Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). Tux Paint is used in schools around the world as a computer literacy drawing activity.

Tux Paint combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

Children using Tux Paint are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative.

Tux Paint is Open Source Drawing Software for Children.

Tux Paint is Multi-Platform and works on Mac OS X (Intel and PPC), Windows (Windows95 through Vista), Linux and other systems.

Note: Download the portable zip version from the Tux Paint download page for a portable installation.

Tux Paint Drawing Software Homepage

Celestia Astronomy Education Software

Celestia is the free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions.

Unlike most planetarium software, Celestia doesn't confine you to the surface of the Earth. You can travel throughout the solar system, to any of over 100,000 stars, or even beyond the galaxy.

All movement in Celestia is seamless; the exponential zoom feature lets you explore space across a huge range of scales, from galaxy clusters down to spacecraft only a few meters across. A 'point-and-goto' interface in Celestia makes it simple to navigate through the universe to the object you want to visit.

Celestia is expandable.

Celestia comes with a large catalog of stars, galaxies, planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and spacecraft. If that's not enough, you can download dozens of easy to install add-ons for Celestia with more objects.

Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Note: The Celestia download is a self-extracting archive - just extract to a folder on your thumb drive and run from there for full portability.

Celestia Astronomy Software Homepage