Alternatives to Launchy for all platforms with any license

  • Listary icon

    Listary

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

    Freemium Windows Windows Explorer

  • Alfred icon

    Alfred

    Alfred is a quicklaunch application for Mac OS X, which aims to save you time in searching your local computer and the web.

    Freemium Mac

  • 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

  • Wox icon

    Wox

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching. Since the local search is powered by...

    Open Source 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

  • Synapse icon

    Synapse

    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

  • Quicksilver icon

    Quicksilver

    Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly....

    Open Source Mac

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    Executor

    A multi purpose launcher and more advanced and customizable freeware windows run replacement and more. Executor is available also as a...

    Free Windows

  • FastKeys icon

    FastKeys

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

    Commercial Windows

  • RecentX icon

    RecentX

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

    Commercial Windows

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    ASuite

    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

  • LaunchBar icon

    LaunchBar

    LaunchBar is a smart and powerful, keyboard driven productivity utility that lets you access and control every aspect of your digital...

    Freemium Mac

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    SearchMyFiles

    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It...

    Free Windows

  • UltraSearch icon

    UltraSearch

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds. UltraSearch does NOT...

    Free Windows

  • EasyFind icon

    EasyFind

    Think Mac OS Xs Spotlight could use some help? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and find files...

    Free Mac

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    Index Your Files Discontinued

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

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    kupfer Discontinued

    Kupfer is a command tool heavily inspired by Quicksilver; you do not use it to search your files, you use it to summon an application...

    Open Source Linux

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    Keypirinha

    A fast semantic launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. It allows you to start apps, launch web searches, find your bookmarks...

    Free Windows

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  • Portable Start Menu icon

    Portable Start Menu

    Portable Start Menu is a simple and free start menu application that can be installed on USB sticks or local PCs. Organize your...

    Free Windows

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    OpenWith Enhanced

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

    Free Windows

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    Lacona

    Lacona is a docker app for Mac OSX that accepts natural language commands. Call up Lacona with a keyboard shortcut and type whatever...

    Open Source Mac GitHub

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    MasterSeeker

    MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.

    Free Windows

  • Enso Launcher icon

    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

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

    Free Windows

  • TaskLayout icon

    TaskLayout

    TaskLayout is a small portable Windows utility which allow saving/restoring of desktop layout(a set of specified apps/windows with...

    Freemium Windows

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    dmenu

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

    Open Source Linux

  • 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

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    SMF – Search my Files

    SMF is a file and file duplicate search tool that uses hashing (MD5, CRC32 or SHA1) to determine similarity. It has tons of search...

    Free Windows

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    Handy Start Menu

    Do you often find yourself looking for a program in the long list of the Start menu? The Handy Start Menu, a small utility will...

    Freemium Windows

  • Quickdroid Search icon

    Quickdroid Search

    Quickly search, find and launch apps, contacts, bookmarks, artists, albums and songs on your Android phone. Quickdroid is just like...

    Open Source Android

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    PowerPro

    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

  • mlocate

    Indexes filesystems allowing you to search for files.

    Open Source Linux