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Advanced Run Alternatives

Advanced Run is described as 'replacement for a standard Windows Run dialog. Advanced Run allows you to run any program, run any command line command, open and edit and print documents on behalf of any user account without switching between user accounts' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Run for Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Advanced Run are Listary, RocketDock, Quicksilver and Gnome Do.

Advanced Run alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Advanced Run.
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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

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

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. Listary icon

    Listary

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Windows Explorer
    103 alternatives to Listary 

    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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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    RocketDock

    • Windows
    63 alternatives to RocketDock 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    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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    Quicksilver

    77 alternatives to Quicksilver 

    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

    79 alternatives to Gnome Do 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGnome Do can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      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 icon

      Executor

      46 alternatives to Executor 

      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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      1.  PortableExecutor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      dmenu

      71 alternatives to dmenu 

      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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    • Find And Run Robot icon

      Find And Run Robot

      57 alternatives to Find And Run Robot 

      FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more. Build and share custom commands or install plugins to add tons of new features, like live search features for your clipboard history and your internet bookmarks;...

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      1.  PortableFind And Run Robot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFind And Run Robot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      Search result window
      Search Folders
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      Direct Folders

      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      103 alternatives to Direct Folders 

      Access your folders from anywhere.

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      1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionDirect Folders can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
      2.  LightweightDirect Folders consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • MaxLauncher icon

      MaxLauncher

      46 alternatives to MaxLauncher 

      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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      1.  PortableMaxLauncher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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