Bins Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is dmenu, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 8 alternatives to Bins so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Bins alternatives are 7stacks (Free), Stacky (Free, Open Source), TaskbarDock (Free, Open Source) and FSL Launcher (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 13, 2021

    • dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
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      BINS is a Windows only program used strictly for WINDOWS taskbar consolidations into folders (Bins) instead of separately.
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      Negative comment • more than a year ago 1 users agree and 1 doesn't

    • 7stacks is an easy to use, free app that lets Windows 7 (and Vista and XP) users have "stacks" of icons in their Taskbar (in 7) or QuickLaunch Toolbar (in Vista and XP).

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, v1.5 beta 2, released on June 27, 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows


    • Simple app enhancing windows task bar functionality with stacks of shortcuts. - pawelt/stacky
    • TaskbarDock offers a few extra features to customize your Windows 10 taskbar.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Tired of dozens of icons on your desktop?Try this simple, yet powerful & intuitive launcher to organize your shortcuts.Some features:

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.4.4, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
    • 8start Launcher is a combination of innovative Application Launcher, countdown and Tree Notes/Shortcuts/Favorites. Launcher Features

      Discontinued

      Last version, 3.0, was released on 4th June 2011. It is still downloadable from FreewareFiles.com

      • Free
      • 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.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • Lightweight application that lets user create and pin groups to the Windows taskbar.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows