HS Quickstart Alternatives

    HS Quickstart is described as 'shows you a window with quick access to your installed programs, eMails, Scripts and much more. A click in one of the borders of your screen and the quicklist appears. It also gives you the ability to open every entry with a shortcut'. There are seven alternatives to HS Quickstart for Windows, Online / Web-based, .NET Framework and Wine. The best alternative is PortableApps.com, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HS Quickstart are SyMenu (Free), PStart (Free), ASuite (Free, Open Source) and PowerPro (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 19, 2021

    1. PortableApps.com is a website offering many free, commonly used Windows applications that have been specially packaged for portability. These portable applications can be used from removable media such as USB flash drives.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      SyMenu is a portable menu launcher and Start Menu replacement to organize your applications quickly and easily. On top of that SyMenu is able to automatically index any application installed on the host pc.
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    2. PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable from USB key devices or removable disks.

      Discontinued

      nothing since 2007

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    3. ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed to work with removable storage (uses relative paths) media like USB sticks, hard drives, iPods, etc.

      Discontinued

      This program is slowly sinking into neglect and abandonment since 2011.

    4. PowerPro lets you take control of how you use Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP. Run commands and configure your system any way you want.
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    5. The collection of portable software for everyone. A completely free Suite of programs and games, all in one package for your USB flash drive.
    6. This pendrive suite is an application launcher that runs in the notification area. It uses a Vista-like menu style. The suite is preloaded with multiple free applications and users can choose which type of bundled software package to download.
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