Executor Alternatives

    Executor is described as 'A multi purpose launcher and more advanced and customizable freeware windows run replacement and more. Executor is available also as a portable app and can be integrated in LiberKey' and is a popular Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Executor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Explorer and Xfce. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Executor are Wox (Free, Open Source), Listary (Freemium), Launchy (Free, Open Source) and Albert (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Typhoeus Hotkeys is an application that runs in your taskbar at all times, you can create "Hotkeys" which you can use in seconds by using your keyboard.
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    2. Tray Commander is a multifunctional utility that lets you launch your frequently used programs, files, folders and documents directly from the system tray.
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    3. A handy tool to start application by keyboard.
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    4. Disklens, the Spotlight alternative, lets you quickly and easily find about anything on your Mac.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • 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.
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    5. LaunchOne is a keyboard Launcher similar to Launchy . It allows you to start applications and documents via keyboard using completion on EVERY arg (major lack of Launchy).

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.1.2, released in May 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    6. Colibri combines the raw power of the command line with the intuitive nature of a modern graphical user interface to define a revolutionary new way of managing your computer.

      Discontinued

      Latest version (17a) was released on 04.25.2007

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    7. Advanced Run is a replacement for a standard Windows Run dialog. Advanced Run allows you to run any program, run any command line command, open and edit and print documents on behalf of any user account without switching between user accounts.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      AddToRun is a small utility that will allow you to open any file or application from the Start Menu's Run Command dialog box (WIN+R). It has a very simple interface which will allow you to select a file and assign it an alias or friendly name.
    8. Krento is a modern application manager and widget engine for Microsoft Windows. Krento can save your desktop space and assist you in boosting your productivity.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2.135.9, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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