Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sleipnir Portable, Advanced Web browser for Windows!
"...Sleipnir has a radically different UI to any other browser you’ve likely ever used. ... One of the main selling points of Sleipnir is that it handles fonts extremely well... with the demise of Safari for Windows, Sleipnir marks the first re-entry into bringing OS X style fonts to a Windows web browser." —Paul Ferson, MakeTechEasier.com (26th Jul 2014)
Sleipnir (mythical eight-legged horse) is a proprietary web browser developed by Fenrir Inc., and is completely free to users.

SleipnirPortable_6.3.2_on_Chrome_70.0.3538.102.paf
Size: 279 MB (293,560,320 bytes) Packed Size: 87.6 MB (91,885,568 bytes)
MD5: FF2C75EDAECCF165EE5F421C0B938C6B


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NPAPI-enabled Sleipnir build  Sleipnir for Windows XP (NPAPI-enabled [Flash, Silverlight, Java] build) — Legacy Release

SleipnirPortable_6.1.7_on_Chrome_42.0.2311.152_rev_2.paf
Size: 229 MB (240,128,000 bytes) Packed Size: 66.3 MB (69,615,616 bytes)
MD5: 9B738337FDFD8B8F948E10F5C507D0C8

Portable plugins

NPAPI-friendly browsers

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest Sleipnir release—get the installer not the zip package.
  3. Get the latest Adobe Flash Player portable.
  4. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the installer by following this guide.
  5. Move all the license .rtf files from the extracted embedded folder to C:\0TEST\SleipnirPortable\App\Sleipnir\documents\etc folder, Move licenses
  6. Move all {app} folder contents to App\Sleipnir folder, Move {app} to App\Sleipnir
  7. Move all {pf}\Fenrir Inc\Common Files folder contents to App\Sleipnir\Common Files folder, Move Common Files
    skip any overwrite, Skip overwrite
  8. Extract the 32 bit Adobe Flash Player portable pepflashplayer.dll to App\Sleipnir\plugins folder.
  9. Get the latest version number and the base Chromium version from Sleipnir website, Get Chromium version
  10. Browse to SleipnirPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 6.2.12.4000,
     [Version]
     PackageVersion=6.2.12.4000
     DisplayVersion=6.2.12 on Chrome 66.0.3359.139
    
  11. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\SleipnirPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  12. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  13. When all is OK, then delete the SleipnirPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\SleipnirPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  14. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  15. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • Sleipnir stores some settings in Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Flash player and other plugins (if available) writes to Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

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