Open Source Program Launchers with feature 'Launcher'
Are Windows desktop shortcuts not versatile enough? Is the Dock in macOS not functioning the way you want it to? That’s where the custom program launchers on this page come in. From Linux-based launchers such as Docky, to keystroke-based launches for Windows like Keypirinha, there are several program launching options for you regardless of what type of operating system you prefer.
PortableApps.com is a website offering many free, commonly used Windows applications that have been specially packaged for portability.
Omnilauncher for Linux to help you quickly find and run apps and do other useful things.
Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker.
Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.
KISS is a fast launcher for your Android. Search through your apps, contacts and settings lightning fast.
Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly.
Plank is meant to be the simplest dock on the planet. The goal is to provide just what a dock needs and absolutely nothing more.
A light, eye-candy, fully themable, MacOSX-like animated dock for any Linux desktop.
ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access.
Trebuchet launcher is an AOSP (Android Open Source Project) based launcher developed by LineageOS team.
KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.
dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen.
An unofficial Spotlight API that allows you to programmatically process queries and add additional results.
Google Quick Search Box is an open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web.