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Fast Launcher Alternatives

Fast Launcher is described as 'is replacement for Quick Launch and Start Menu! This application has several features which make this program far more powerful, useful and convenient than Quick Launch' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Fast Launcher for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Listary, which is free. Other great apps like Fast Launcher are Alfred, Quicksilver, Executor and Gnome Do.

Fast Launcher alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fast Launcher.
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  1. Listary icon

    Listary

    • Windows
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    • Windows Explorer
    101 alternatives to Listary 

    Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Alfred icon

    Alfred

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    95 alternatives to Alfred 

    Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAlfred can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Full-Text SearchAlfred lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  3. Quicksilver icon

    Quicksilver

    76 alternatives to Quicksilver 

    Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.

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    Executor

    45 alternatives to Executor 

    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.

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    1.  PortableExecutor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Gnome Do

    77 alternatives to Gnome Do 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGnome Do can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      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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      dmenu

      70 alternatives to dmenu 

      dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.

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      Find And Run Robot

      56 alternatives to Find And Run Robot 

      FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more. Build and share custom commands or install plugins to add tons of new features, like live search features for your clipboard history and your internet bookmarks;...

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      1.  PortableFind And Run Robot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFind And Run Robot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • ASuite icon

      ASuite

      48 alternatives to ASuite 

      ASuite is a simple open source portable launcher for Microsoft Windows. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable (software, documents and other file types) from removable storage media (USB keys, hard drives, iPods, etc.).

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      1.  PortableASuite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • LaunchBar icon

      LaunchBar

      52 alternatives to LaunchBar 

      LaunchBar is a smart and powerful, keyboard driven productivity utility that lets you access and control every aspect of your digital life. Whatever you want to get done on your Mac – with LaunchBar it’s only a few keystrokes away.

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      Clipboard History
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      Quick Search Box

      45 alternatives to Quick Search Box 

      Google Quick Search Box is an open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web.

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