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AddToRun Alternatives

AddToRun is described as 'small utility that will allow you to open any file or application from the Start Menu's Run Command dialog box (WIN+R). It has a very simple interface which will allow you to select a file and assign it an alias or friendly name' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AddToRun for Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like AddToRun are Listary, Quicksilver, Gnome Do and Executor.

AddToRun alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AddToRun.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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

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

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  2. Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.

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    Quicksilver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.

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    Gnome Do

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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    Executor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A multi purpose launcher and more advanced and customizable freeware windows run replacement and more. Executor is available also as a portable app and can be integrated in LiberKey.

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

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    dmenu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Direct Folders

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Access your folders from anywhere.

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    Run-Command

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Run-Command is a small, portable windows program and created as an alternative to the standard Windows Run-Dialog.

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  10. Mutate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Mutate is a simple launcher inspired by Alfred for Ubuntu.

    Discontinued

    The last commit to the GitHub repo was on November 5th, 2015.

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