7stacks Alternatives

    7stacks is described as 'easy to use, free app that lets Windows 7 (and Vista and XP) users have "stacks" of icons in their Taskbar (in 7) or QuickLaunch Toolbar (in Vista and XP)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 7stacks for Windows and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like 7stacks are MaxLauncher (Free, Open Source), Bins (Paid), Stacky (Free, Open Source) and WinLaunch (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

    1. RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.


      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on https://rocketdock.com, but is unsupported."

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    2. MaxLauncher is a simple tabbed launcher that was designed to reduce the amount of time to find and run a program. It is capable of creating multiple data files, each of which can have a maximum of 10 tabs. Each tab and button is assigned a key(eg. F1-F10, 0-9, A-Z, etc.
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    3. Bins is an utility which allows you to group icons in your Windows Taskbar. - Restore sanity to your Windows taskbar Combine related icons on your Windows 7, 8 or 10 taskbar with Bins. Reduce clutter, and get at your programs quickly.
    4. Simple app enhancing windows task bar functionality with stacks of shortcuts. - pawelt/stacky Stacky is a small program for Windows that displays contents of a given directory as a list of clickable, labled icons.
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    5. WinLaunch is a Mac OS X Lion Launchpad for Windows. Features: Instant access to all your important applications and documents from everywhere! Perfect Mac OS X look and feel Tons of customization options Optimized controls for touchscreens and tablets!
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    6. 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.
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    7. XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.
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    8. 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).
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      menuApp vs 7stacks opinions
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      andrewbeardson Looks like 7stacks in "menu"mode, but faster and have a much more options.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    9. TaskbarDock offers a few extra features to customize your Windows 10 taskbar.
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    10. Flashtray - Our system tray application launcher and macro tool makes you work more efficiently by automating a lot of repetitive keyboard tasks by using custom macros and hotkeys.
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