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Krunner Alternatives

Krunner is described as 'KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop' and is a application launcher in the file management category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Krunner for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Krunner are Listary, Alfred, Wox and Station.

Krunner alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Krunner.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD

KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.

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

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    very flexible, fast. easily extensible

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  2. Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.


  3. Alfred is a productivity application for macOS, which boosts your efficiency with hotkeys, keywords and text expansion. Search your Mac and the web, and control your Mac using custom actions with the Powerpack.

  4. Wox icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.


    The last update was in February 2018.

  5. Station is the first open-source smart browser for busy people. A single place for all of your web applications.


    From the GitHub repository: “This project is not actively maintained.”


  6. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.

  7. Access everything with virtually zero effort. Run applications, open files or their paths, open bookmarks in your browser, search the web, calculate things and a lot more. See wiki for more information.

    • Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
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  8. Cerebro is an open source and free electron-based productivity software alternative to Alfred and Spotlight. It is focused on speed and good UI and UX.

  9. Quicksilver icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Quicksilver is a fast and free Mac OS X productivity application that gives you the power to control your Mac quickly and elegantly. Quicksilver learns your habits, making your everyday chores simple and efficient.

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