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. Fingertips indexes the Windows start menu so you can launch items with a keyboard shortcut. Also custom shortcuts, shortcuts for Outlook and auto-typing text are included.
      • 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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    2. 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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    3. Disklens, the Spotlight alternative, lets you quickly and easily find about anything on your Mac.
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    4. A handy tool to start application by keyboard.
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    5. Type things Bring up Finda from anywhere using a global shortcut (customizable, Ctrl-\ by default). Type as many terms as you need (they’ll match out of order).
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    6. TextSeek helps you search document contents for Windows and MacOS within seconds, inlcuding PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other formats. The core feature is that TextSeek can perform search character-by-character with no omission.
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    7. A great tool for any power user: Launch any file, directory, application, and website with a single click. Lightweight Launcher provides customizable launch routines that are easily accessible system wide via the menu bar.
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    8. The Application Finder is a program to find and launch installed applications on your system, and quickly execute commands.
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