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Advanced Launcher Alternatives

Advanced Launcher is described as 'completely free award-winning toolbar and tray launcher' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Advanced Launcher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Windows Explorer, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Advanced Launcher are Listary, dmenu, Direct Folders and Promptu.

Advanced Launcher 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 Advanced Launcher.
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

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

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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKeypirinha is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    smart search
  2. Listary icon

    Listary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Windows Explorer

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

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ CustomizableListary is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. dmenu icon

    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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  4. Direct Folders icon

    Direct Folders

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Access your folders from anywhere.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionDirect Folders can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
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  5. Promptu icon

    Promptu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Say goodbye to repetitive, time-consuming tasks, like hunting through your programs, folders, files, and bookmarks for the ones you need.

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    Prompt with suggestion provider


  6. JetStart

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Tired of digging into crowded Start Menu? JetStart offers you a quick access to categorized Start Menu shortcuts, recently launched programs and system commands.

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  7. Wise HotKey icon

    Wise HotKey

    • Windows

    Wise Hotkey is a launcher for installed applications, folders located anywhere on the hard disk, areas of the Control Panel and various system tools (Wordpad, Camera, Calculator, Disk Cleaner, Notepad, Task Manager, and many more), as well as website addresses.

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  8. FSL Launcher icon

    FSL Launcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer

    Organizes your shortcuts/icons on the desktop.

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionFSL Launcher can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFSL Launcher can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    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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  9. FCorp My Quick Launch icon

    FCorp My Quick Launch

    • Windows

    Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

    ⚫︎ PortableFCorp My Quick Launch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in August 2016, can be still bought from the official website.

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  10. FCorp File/Folder Launcher icon

    File/Folder Launcher (FFLauncher) is a simple, very easy to use application specially designed to help you launch files and folders.

    ⚫︎ PortableFCorp File/Folder Launcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in August 2016, can be still bought from the official website.

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