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Key Launch Alternatives

Key Launch is described as 'Forget your start menu and the icons on your desktop - launch programs and documents from your keyboard, with just a few keystrokes, by typing abbreviations. Just type a few letters of what you are looking for and Key Launch finds it - enter e.g' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are four alternatives to Key Launch for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Key Launch are FCorp My Quick Launch, Scherlokk and Mini Run.

Key Launch alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Key Launch.
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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

    A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. FCorp My Quick Launch icon

    FCorp My Quick Launch

    128 alternatives to FCorp My Quick Launch 

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

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    1.  PortableFCorp My Quick Launch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    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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  3. Scherlokk icon

    Scherlokk

    148 alternatives to Scherlokk 

    Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchScherlokk lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  LightweightScherlokk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Dark ModeScherlokk supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Ad-freeScherlokk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  PortableScherlokk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • Mini Run icon

      Mini Run

      113 alternatives to Mini Run 

      A handy tool to start application by keyboard.

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