Paid dmenu Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Bins. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to dmenu so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting dmenu alternatives are Clew (Paid), Butler (Paid), FCorp My Quick Launch (Paid) and Scherlokk (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 7, 2021

    • Bins is an utility which allows you to group icons in your Windows Taskbar.- Restore sanity to your Windows taskbar
    • Universal search bar for all your cloud apps.

    • Butler's purpose is to make it easier for you to perform different — potentially recurring — tasks. Butler lets you arrange these tasks in its fully customizable configuration.
    • Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.


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

      • Windows
    • Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria.
      • Mac
    • Overflow is an application designed to quickly launch applications, open documents, or access folders while reducing the number of items needed in your Dock.
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      • Mac
    • Tray Commander is a tray launcher that lets you gain quick access to your most frequently used applications and system commands via a customizable menu.
    • Disklens, the Spotlight alternative, lets you quickly and easily find about anything on your Mac.
      • Mac
    • LaunchIt is an Android application similar to the likes of QuickSilver for Mac, Launchy for Windows, and GnomeDo for Linux.
    • NuKit is a bundle of lightweight everyday tools to increase productivity and save time.