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Alfred Alternatives for Windows

Alfred is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Wox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Alfred and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Alfred are Listary, Keypirinha, Cerebro and Microsoft PowerToys.

Alfred alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Alfred.
This page was last updated Apr 29, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • iPhone
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Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion....

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  1. Wox icon

    Wox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.

    Discontinued

    The last update was in February 2018.

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    Wox vs Alfred opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Wox is a great alternative to Alfred.

    Windows exclusively. Alfred is a Mac-only program.

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    The polish isn't there, looks like it was made 10 years ago. Kinda slow.

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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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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    Listary vs Alfred opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Listary is a great alternative to Alfred.
    ProfessionalGeek

    Missing lots of critical features.

    Negative comment 3 months ago
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    Support for app switching via switcheroo is terrible.

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    Fast and extensive configuration making it easy to find and use it everywhere.

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  3. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

    smart search
    Most users think Keypirinha is a great alternative to Alfred.
  4. Cerebro is an open source and free electron-based productivity software alternative to Alfred and Spotlight. It is focused on speed and good UI and UX.

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    Cerebro vs Alfred opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Cerebro is a great alternative to Alfred.
    jtflynnz

    Customizable, nice collection of plugins, and cross platform. Some rough edges, but has advanced nicely onward.

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  5. Windows system utilities to maximize productivity.

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  6. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.

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    Almost everyone thinks ueli is a great alternative to Alfred.
  7. Station is the first open-source smart browser for busy people. A single place for all of your web applications.

    Discontinued

    From the GitHub repository: “This project is not actively maintained.”

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    espanso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An open source, cross-platform text expander written in Rust.

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    espanso is a text expander. While Alfred is a launcher with workflow automation

    Negative comment 2 months ago
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  9. RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

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  10. Fluent Search (beta) is a fast and easy-to-use search application that lets you search for running applications, browser tabs, bookmarks, files, and more.

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    Fluent Search vs Alfred opinions
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    ProfessionalGeek

    Probably the most fully featured alternative to Alfred for Windows users. Doesn't require additional software like Wox and has a clean UI.

    Positive comment 3 months ago
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