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 an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Run for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Explorer and BSD. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Advanced Run are Listary (Freemium), RocketDock (Free), Quicksilver (Free, Open Source) and Executor (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 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. 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.

      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      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.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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    4. 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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    5. 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. 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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    7. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.
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    8. dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
    9. 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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    10. 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.
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