CLaunch Alternatives

    CLaunch is described as 'You are free to choose double-click on the desktop and move mouse to the corner of the screen, such as a hot key, how to display more than 100' and is a Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to CLaunch for Windows. The best alternative is PStart, which is free. Other great apps like CLaunch are MaxLauncher (Free, Open Source), Circle Dock (Free, Open Source), MadAppLauncher (Free, Open Source) and Magic Formation (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 24, 2020

    1. PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable from USB key devices or removable disks.

      Discontinued

      nothing since 2007

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    2. 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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    3. The idea behind Circle Dock is that the dock should appear where your mouse is instead of you having to move your mouse to the dock like with other programs.

      Discontinued

      Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:
      https://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=d4239krfp6h6ghtdigpph6v7o0&topic=42700.0

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    4. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    5. Magic Formation is a kind of Dock program. But, It appears anywhere on desktop. Just draw a circle by mouse cursor on desktop anywhere you like.


    6. This pendrive suite is an application launcher that runs in the notification area. It uses a Vista-like menu style. The suite is preloaded with multiple free applications and users can choose which type of bundled software package to download.
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