Folder Menu Alternatives

    Folder Menu is described as '- a tiny, portable folder switching tool and file launcher' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Folder Menu for Windows, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is RecentX. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Folders Popup or FlashFolder. Other great apps like Folder Menu are Direct Folders (Freemium), Quick Access Popup (Freemium), Default Folder X (Paid) and FileBox eXtender (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    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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    2. Folders Popup lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents and links! Have all your favorites at your finger tip - press the middle mouse button to popup your personalized menu.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      FlashFolder is an open source tool that extends the file-related common dialogs (e.g. open/save dialog) seen in most Windows applications. A small toolbar docks onto these dialogs that provides menus for quick access to recently-used folders, favorite folders and more.

      Discontinued

      Only inofficial versions for Win7 up ... buggy and no support from Zett42, developer that seems to be out of office. So pls mark as discontinued - average user will have too many problems.

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    3. Access your folders from anywhere.
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    4. The freeware Quick Access Popup (QAP) lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders, documents, applications, web pages and much more!
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    5. Save your files effortlessly and open your folders instantly. Default Folder X makes Mac OS X's Open and Save dialogs work as quickly as you do.
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    6. FileBox enhances Windows by adding several advanced functions to the standard Open File and Save File dialog boxes. (Note that if a program uses its own "private" dialog boxes for these functions, you wont see our FileBox buttons, sorry.

      Discontinued

      FileBox eXtender is no longer supported. The binary builds and source code are available for download.

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    7. Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

      Discontinued

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

    8. Do you need to open a folder? You can open folders everywhere from a menu of your favorite folders, including dialog boxes for opening and saving all programs.
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    9. File/Folder Launcher (FFLauncher) is a simple, very easy to use application specially designed to help you launch files and folders. This utility will also offer you the possibility to launch any item on your computer by simply pressing a previously selected hotkey.

      Discontinued

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

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