PineTreeStart is a windows program to start other programs. The programs that are available here at are portable. They do no need to be installed and any files or folders are relative to where the exe file is located. PineTreeStart makes using these or other programs easier. There is a config file so a person doesn’t need to find where each program is. This makes it easy to have a group programs and the files they use on a portable device like a USB memory stick.

PineTreeStart is being released as open source. A zip file with source code is here:

The source code should build with any version of Visual Studio, Sharp Develop or other C# compiler. No DLLs are used.