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. Access your folders from anywhere.
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    2. XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.
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    3. Flashtray - Our system tray application launcher and macro tool makes you work more efficiently by automating a lot of repetitive keyboard tasks by using custom macros and hotkeys.
    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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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    5. LaunchBar is a small Windows freeware program that mimics the behavior of the dockable QuickLaunch toolbar that was available in all Windows versions before Windows 7.


    6. A simple application launcher. It is very fast and easy to use. It is unlike your common dock or menu launcher.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.0.0, released on March 26, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. OpenWith Enhanced is a small freeware application which replaces the standard Windows 'Open With...' window with an improved comprehensive yet intuitive dialog box.
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    8. Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

      Discontinued

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

    9. DeskTidy comes in the form of a drop-down menu that you can place anywhere on your desktop and include files, folders, programs, etc. in it. Then you can use it as a program launcher to access to your applications and other stored items.
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    10. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
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