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Franz™ portable app made with Portapps.
Messaging app for WhatsApp, Slack, Telegram, HipChat, Hangouts and many many more.

Latest version 5.5.0
Internal release 10
Last updated 2020/05/07
Maintainer CrazyMax
License Apache License 2.0


Download and install the latest portable setup where you want then run franz-portable.exe.

If you have already installed Franz™ from the original setup, move the following files :

  • %APPDATA%\Franz\* to data

Then run franz-portable.exe and remove Franz™ from your computer.


For an upgrade, simply download and install the latest portable setup.



Here is what differs from the original release to ensure portability:

  • Following switches are passed to the process.
    • --user-data-dir=<data_path> : Directory where the Electron stores the user data. <data_path> is dynamically generated at launch.
  • Check for updates disabled


Franz™ portable can be configured through the main YAML configuration file :

  cleanup: true
  disable_delay: false
  • cleanup : Cleanup leftover folders (default false)
  • disable_delay : Disable delay on startup (default false)

Known issues

There is no known issues Please let us know if you found one!


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