Menu-Based App Launchers

  • SE-TrayMenu

    Free Windows Website

    Free portable tray launcher and hotkey manager that greatly increases your productivity. Lots ot layouts and color schemes will allow you customize popup menu appearance up to you.
    You can add various elements to your Windows system tray - programs, documents, folders or files, Internet links and set up shortcut keys to access these elements. You can dragndrop elements or add frequently used applications and installed programs. Clear interface with multiple languages support (English, Deutsch, Hungarian, Swedish and Russian) is customizable and easy-to-use. You can select one of pre-defined layout and color scheme or customize interface to your taste.
    Portable version of SE-TrayMenu is available and you can use it everywhere - just copy application executable file to your USB flash drive and work with program on any PC.


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  • True Launch Bar

    Commercial Windows Website

    True Launch Bar is a Superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts. But there is one huge difference. True Launch Bar allows you to combine your shortcuts into groups. This feature looks like popup menus. This vastly improves the management of your shortcuts and save working space on your desktop. By using True Launch Bar, you speed up the launching of your applications like never before.


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  • Tray Commander Lite

    Free Personal Windows Website

    Tray Commander is a multifunctional utility that lets you launch your frequently used programs, files, folders and documents directly from the system tray. It adds a single icon to the tray which, when clicked, displays a customizable menu that contains the shortcuts you selected. It supports commands to open and close your CD drives, reboot, shutdown your system, run any of your favorite applications, launch a screensaver, send emails to specified recipients, open folders and more.


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  • Advanced Launcher

    Free Personal Windows Website

    Advanced Launcher is a completely free award-winning toolbar and tray launcher.

    It can show several fully customizable toolbars at a time. When you click a toolbar button it can either run an application (open a document) or show multilevel customizable menu. Menus can also show contents of folders (e.g. Programs folder from the Start menu or Desktop folder). You can minimize toolbars to tray and access them as menus.


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  • FSL Launcher

    Free Windows Windows Explorer Website

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

    Some features:

    Shortcuts management for applications, documents, url links, folder paths and more...
    Categorical organization (multi-tab launcher) with fast selection menu:


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  • Quick Pop Menu

    Free Windows Website

    A simple program menu-type launcher, calling with a hotkey. It is easy to set up. Launches a list of program shortcuts with your favorite hotkey.


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  • menuApp

    Free Windows Website

    menuApp is an application which allows you to configure menus and use them to launch your favourite programs, music files, documents, websites, etc.
    It's fast, doesn't hog a lot of resource and is easy to setup and use (so long as you can handle a text editor).
    What's more, it doesn't drop any extraneous files on your system and it stays well clear of the registry.


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  • Tray Commander

    Commercial Windows Website

    Tray Commander is a tray launcher that lets you gain quick access to your most frequently used applications and system commands via a customizable menu. Not only can you open applications and files, but also launch screen savers, shutdown, reboot your computer and much more, all from the system tray! Also you can use this multifunctional utility for everything, from opening multiple applications to optimizing your computing environment! All commands may be executed by pressing hot key.


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  • Keypirinha

    Free Windows Website

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


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  • SyMenu

    Free Windows .NET Framework Website

    SyMenu is a portable menu launcher and Start Menu replacement to organize your applications quickly and easily.
    On top of that SyMenu is able to automatically index any application installed on the host pc.


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  • LaunchBar by

    Free Windows Website

    LaunchBar is a small Windows freeware program that mimics the behavior of the dockable QuickLaunch toolbar that was available in all Windows versions before Windows 7.


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  • TaskbarDock

    Free Windows Website

    TaskbarDock offers a few extra features to customize your Windows 10 taskbar.


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  • Portable Start Menu

    Free Windows Website

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

    Organize your programs in a simple menu system and launch them via a tray icon. If you close Portable Start Menu on an USB-Stick, running applications can be closed automatically, too.


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  • PStart

    Free Windows Website

    PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable from USB key devices or removable disks.


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