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Deskbar-Applet Alternatives

Deskbar-Applet is described as 'The goal of Deskbar-Applet is to provide an omnipresent versatile search interface. By typing search terms into the deskbar entry in your panel you are presented with the search results as you type' and is a application launcher in the file management category. There are four alternatives to Deskbar-Applet for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is RecentX. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Gnome Do or Enso Launcher.

Deskbar-Applet 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 Deskbar-Applet.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

The goal of Deskbar-Applet is to provide an omnipresent versatile search interface. By typing search terms into the deskbar...

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  1. 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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    Gnome Do

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.

    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    The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    Enso Launcher

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Enso is dead simple to use. You just hold down the Caps Lock key and type an Enso command, which is displayed in a translucent overlay. Once the command is typed, you simply release the Caps Lock key to activate it, and the overlay disappears.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, Build 3268, released on 2008, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    Advanced Recent Access

    • Windows

    Advanced Recent Access is designed to see more properties of your recent used resources (files and directories). Key features: can see more properties of the recent resources, such as path, size, type, date modified and date created. And more.

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