JetStart Alternatives

    JetStart is described as 'Tired of digging into crowded Start Menu? JetStart offers you a quick access to categorized Start Menu shortcuts, recently launched programs and system commands' and is a Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to JetStart for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Windows Explorer and BSD. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like JetStart are Listary (Freemium), Alfred (Freemium), ueli (Free, Open Source) and RocketDock (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 16, 2021

    1. Search all your tools from one place. Clew is your central hub for workplace productivity. Search shouldn’t be stealing 25% of your workweek. Find files, act on them, and share blazingly fast with Clew.
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    2. XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.


    3. Google Quick Search Box is an open source search box that allows you to search data on your computer and across the web.
    4. Flashtray - Our system tray application launcher and macro tool makes you work more efficiently by automating a lot of repetitive keyboard tasks by using custom macros and hotkeys.
    5. A command launcher for Chrome.
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    6. 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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    7. Portable Start Menu is a simple and free start menu application that can be installed on USB sticks or local PCs.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Do you often find yourself looking for a program in the long list of the Start menu? The Handy Start Menu, a small utility will make your computation much easier and more productive. This utility will help you to get rid of the inconveniences of the standard menu.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.98, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    8. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Blaze is an application launcher that distinguishes from amongst the others by being able to automate recurrent tasks performed in the file-system or even any application on Microsoft Windows.

      Discontinued

      The latest version of Blaze (0.5.6.10 beta) has been released in April 2010.

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