LaunchBar by Lerup.com Alternatives

    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 an app 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 (Freemium), Docky (Free, Open Source), Cairo-Dock (Free, Open Source) and Latte Dock (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2021

    1. WinLaunch is a Mac OS X Lion Launchpad for Windows. Features: Instant access to all your important applications and documents from everywhere! Perfect Mac OS X look and feel Tons of customization options Optimized controls for touchscreens and tablets!
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    2. DragThing is the original dock designed to tidy up your Macintosh desktop. It puts all your documents, folders, and applications just a single click away. Highly flexible, it allows multiple docks, each customised to suit your exact needs.

      Discontinued

      Notice on https://www.dragthing.com/ of discontinuation as of 2019.



    3. Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.

      Discontinued

      Doesn't seem to be activaly maintained anymore. Last update was in 2017.

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    4. XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.
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    5. 7stacks is an easy to use, free app that lets Windows 7 (and Vista and XP) users have "stacks" of icons in their Taskbar (in 7) or QuickLaunch Toolbar (in Vista and XP).

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, v1.5 beta 2, released on June 27, 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. In OS X, the Dock is used as a repository for any program or file in the operating system. It can hold any number of items and resizes them dynamically to fit while using magnification to clarify smaller resized items.
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    7. TaskbarDock offers a few extra features to customize your Windows 10 taskbar.
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    8. ActiveDock - Alternative Dock for macOS, Apple Dock replacement Customizable Dock for macOS, Application Launcher,Window Manager/Window Switcher, Star Menu for Mac… Problem: Apple Dock is the command center for your Mac.
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    9. The idea behind Circle Dock is that the dock should appear where your mouse is instead of you having to move your mouse to the dock like with other programs.

      Discontinued

      Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:
      https://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=d4239krfp6h6ghtdigpph6v7o0&topic=42700.0

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    10. 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.
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