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. Tired of dozens of icons on your desktop? Try this simple, yet powerful & intuitive launcher to organize your shortcuts. Some features: Shortcuts management for applications, documents, url links, folder paths and more...

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.1.4.4, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. PyPanel is a lightweight panel/taskbar written in Python and C for X11 window managers. It can be easily customized to match any desktop theme or taste. PyPanel works with EWMH compliant WMs (Openbox, PekWM, FVWM, etc.) and is distributed under the GNU General Public License v2.


    3. A simple application launcher. It is very fast and easy to use. It is unlike your common dock or menu launcher.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.0.0, released on March 26, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. SSuite Mac Dock is a very simple Windows utility designed to create a Mac OS X-like dock on your desktop, allowing you to launch certain programs with just a single click, just like you do with the ones in the Quick Launch.
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    5. Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

      Discontinued

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



    6. DeskTidy comes in the form of a drop-down menu that you can place anywhere on your desktop and include files, folders, programs, etc. in it. Then you can use it as a program launcher to access to your applications and other stored items.
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    7. File/Folder Launcher (FFLauncher) is a simple, very easy to use application specially designed to help you launch files and folders. This utility will also offer you the possibility to launch any item on your computer by simply pressing a previously selected hotkey.

      Discontinued

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

    8. AstoundingDock is an application launcher and dock for Windows. It is designed for power users to give easy access to every single application on your computer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      KSmoothDock is a cool desktop panel with parabolic zooming effect for KDE Plasma 5, with the focus on smooth zooming effect and being simple and easy to use.
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    9. XWindows Dock - or XWD for short - is the newest free Windows Vista and XP program of the class Application Launcher and Desktop Organizer.

      Discontinued

      Last version: 2.0.3. Updated: 11/15/2010.

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