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LaunchBar by Lerup.com is described as 'LaunchBar is a small Windows freeware program that mimics the behavior of the dockable QuickLaunch toolbar that was available in all Windows versions before Windows 7' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to LaunchBar by Lerup.com for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like LaunchBar by Lerup.com are Winstep Nexus, Latte Dock, Cairo-Dock and Docky.

LaunchBar by Lerup.com alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be Desktop Customization Tools or Window Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LaunchBar by Lerup.com.
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  1. RocketDock icon

    RocketDock

    • Windows
    63 alternatives to RocketDock 

    RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.

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    The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on https://rocketdock.com, but is unsupported."

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    Winstep Nexus

    • Windows
    35 alternatives to Winstep Nexus 

    The Winstep Nexus Dock is a FREE professional dock for Windows. With Nexus, your most frequently used applications are only a mouse click away - and Nexus turns working with your computer into a fun and exciting experience.

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  3. Latte Dock icon

    Latte Dock

    • Linux
    • KDE
    16 alternatives to Latte Dock 

    Latte is a dock based on plasma frameworks that provides an elegant and intuitive experience for your tasks and plasmoids. It animates its contents by using parabolic zoom effect and trys to be there only when it is needed.

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  4. Cairo-Dock icon

    Cairo-Dock

    • Linux
    • Xfce
    47 alternatives to Cairo-Dock 

    Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows).

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCairo-Dock can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. Docky icon

    Docky

    • Linux
    47 alternatives to Docky 

    Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage. It just works.

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    Discontinued

    Last commit and last available version from 2015-09-02

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  6. MaxLauncher icon

    MaxLauncher

    46 alternatives to MaxLauncher 

    MaxLauncher is a simple tabbed launcher that was designed to reduce the amount of time to find and run a program. It is capable of creating multiple data files, each of which can have a maximum of 10 tabs. Each tab and button is assigned a key(eg. F1-F10, 0-9, A-Z, etc.

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    1.  PortableMaxLauncher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. ObjectDock icon

    ObjectDock

    • Windows
    52 alternatives to ObjectDock 

    ObjectDock is an animated dock for Windows that enables you to quickly access and launch your favorite applications, files and shortcuts.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.20, released in 2016, can be still bought from the official website

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    Stacky

    24 alternatives to Stacky 

    Simple app enhancing windows task bar functionality with stacks of shortcuts. - pawelt/stacky

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    1.  PortableStacky can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    It was last updated in 2013.

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  9. Sideslide icon

    Sideslide

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    17 alternatives to Sideslide 

    SideSlide is an advanced, portable, unobtrusive, dockable, skinnable, instantly accessible, highly configurable Desktop Extension on Steroids! Clean desktop clutter and make your computer friendlier and faster than ever before.

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    1.  PortableSideslide can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    tint2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    31 alternatives to tint2 

    tint2 is a simple panel/taskbar unintrusive and light (memory / cpu / aestetic). We try to get virtual desktop and multi-monitor easier to use. We follow freedesktop specifications.

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    1.  Lightweighttint2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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