difference between install and portable

strom8 posted 1 month ago in General

Hi, what are the advantages of installing heidisql instead of running portable version? Are there any performance or stability benefits of installing the app?

ansgar posted 1 month ago

The only difference is that when you install HeidiSQL, your settings are kept in your Windows registry. In the portable version, settings are saved and restored from a textfile in the directory where heidisql.exe is placed.

strom8 posted 4 weeks ago

I usually prefer portable apps beacause they bloat the system less, are easeier to migrate (ew win installation, other PC) so unless I get extra stability or performance I'll stick with portable. Thanks for explanation.

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