Alternatives to Executor for all platforms with any license

  • Launchy icon

    Launchy Discontinued

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Listary icon


    Listary is an excellent enhancement utility for list controls used everywhere: Windows Explorer, Task Manager, Registry Editor, and...

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

  • Synapse icon


    Synapse is a semantic launcher written in Vala that you can use to start applications as well as find and access relevant documents...

    Open Source Linux

  • Find And Run Robot icon

    Find And Run Robot

    FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more. Build and share...

    Free Windows

  • Gnome Do icon

    Gnome Do Discontinued

    GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items. ...

    Open Source Linux

  • FastKeys icon


    Text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete, mouse gestures, macro recorder, clipboard manager and more...

    Commercial Windows

  • RecentX icon


    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It...

    Commercial Windows

  • ASuite icon


    ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed...

    Open Source Windows

  • Keypirinha icon


    A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

    Free Windows

  • OpenWith Enhanced icon

    OpenWith Enhanced

    OpenWith Enhanced is a small freeware application which replaces the standard Windows 'Open With...' window with an improved...

    Free Windows

  • dmenu icon


    dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.

    Open Source Linux

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    Enso Launcher Discontinued

    Enso is dead simple to use. You just hold down the Caps Lock key and type an Enso command, which is displayed in a translucent...

    Free Windows

  • SlickRun icon


    SlickRun is a free floating command line utility for Windows. SlickRun gives almost instant access to any program or website. SlickRun...

    Free Windows

  • FCorp My Suite icon

    FCorp My Suite

    My Suite is a lightweight Windows application whose purpose is to help you create a user-defined list with programs that can be run...

    Commercial Windows

  • Mutate

    Mutate is a simple launcher inspired by Alfred for Ubuntu. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords and file actions at your...

    Open Source Linux

  • PowerPro icon


    PowerPro lets you take control of how you use Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP. Run commands and configure your system any way you want. ...

    Free Windows

  • FSL Launcher icon

    FSL Launcher Discontinued

    Tired of dozens of icons on your desktop? Try this simple, yet powerful & intuitive launcher to organize your shortcuts. Some...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

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  • grun icon


    gRun is a GTK based Run dialog that closely resembles the Windows Run dialog, just like xexec. It has a intelligent history mechanism...

    Open Source Linux

  • Freeter icon


    If you work on multiple projects you have to do lots of repetitive actions, such as launch editing tools, open project files, navigate...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Key Manager icon

    Key Manager

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your...

    Commercial Windows

  • Promptu icon


    Say goodbye to repetitive, time-consuming tasks, like hunting through your programs, folders, files, and bookmarks for the ones you...

    Free Windows

  • 8start launcher icon

    8start launcher Discontinued

    8start Launcher is a combination of innovative Application Launcher, countdown and Tree Notes/Shortcuts/Favorites. Launcher...

    Free Windows

  • Blaze icon


    Blaze is an application launcher that distinguishes from amongst the others by being able to automate recurrent tasks performed in the...

    Free Windows

  • Middleclick icon


    Welcome to MiddleClick. The next generation application launcher from CodeLogic Software. MiddleClick displays a dashboard of your...

    Commercial Windows

  • Tray Commander Lite icon

    Tray Commander Lite

    Tray Commander is a multifunctional utility that lets you launch your frequently used programs, files, folders and documents directly...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Keybreeze icon


    It's a small toolbar that you can activate by pressing a hotkey. Then you can type keywords to open programs and websites...

    Free Windows

  • AddToRun icon


    AddToRun is a small utility that will allow you to open any file or application from the Start Menu's Run Command dialog box...

    Open Source Windows

  • Qsel icon


    Qsel is a "launcher" for frequently used programs, documents and web links. — Create any number of categories with...

    Free Windows

  • Colibri icon


    Colibri combines the raw power of the command line with the intuitive nature of a modern graphical user interface to define a...

    Free Windows

  • Albert icon


    Albert omnilauncher

    Open Source Linux

  • Typhoeus Hotkeys icon

    Typhoeus Hotkeys

    Typhoeus Hotkeys is an application that runs in your taskbar at all times, you can create "Hotkeys" which you can use in...

    Free Windows

  • Scherlokk icon


    Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria....

    Commercial Mac

  • Krento icon


    Krento is a modern application manager and widget engine for Microsoft Windows. Krento can save your desktop space and assist you in...

    Free Windows

Executor Comments

tried many launchers...

Positive Comment by cmspam18
about Executor Jun 2015

but this one wins hands down


My favorite launcher mainly for the ability to add keywords ...

Comment by xryx
about Executor Jun 2011

My favorite launcher mainly for the ability to add keywords. It lets me create todo list shortcuts that open gvim with my todo.txt file in it as well as launch programs with a specific switch.