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, Mac, Windows Explorer and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like AddToRun are Listary (Freemium), Quicksilver (Free, Open Source), Executor (Free) and Gnome Do (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 24, 2021

    1. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.

      GNOME Do is inspired by Quicksilver & GNOME Launch Box .

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    6. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.
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    7. dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
    8. Run-Command is a small, portable windows program and created as an alternative to the standard Windows Run-Dialog. In this program you will find a number of improvements e.g. the function run as administrator and add to favorites commands for frequently used commands.
    9. Access your folders from anywhere.
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    10. 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...

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.4.4, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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