Hain Alternatives

    Hain is described as 'ALT + SPACE launcher for Windows that looks and works similar to Alfred' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hain for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Hain are Wox (Free, Open Source), Listary (Freemium), Alfred (Freemium) and ueli (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 10, 2020

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

      GNOME Do is inspired by Quicksilver & GNOME Launch Box .

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    3. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.
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    4. KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.
    5. 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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    6. Zazu is a new open source productivity app, that allows developers to be in the drivers seat. Unlike other solutions, there is no built-in integrations, so every plugin has the full scope of what Zazu has to offer.

      Discontinued

      Repo archived by authors. No updates or releases, and no recent commits. Based on obsolete versions of underlying tools/platform.

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    7. Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.

      Discontinued

      Doesn't seem to be activaly maintained anymore. Last update was in 2017.

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    8. Google Quick Search Box is an open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web.
    9. Flashlight gives you control over Spotlight. There are tons of options for customization so you can do things how you want to. Flashlight is designed to make enhancing Spotlight easy and enhance it's usefulness on macOS 10.9 and up.
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    10. A command launcher for Chrome.
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