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. Advanced Run is a replacement for a standard Windows Run dialog. Advanced Run allows you to run any program, run any command line command, open and edit and print documents on behalf of any user account without switching between user accounts.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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    2. Luncher is a simple Windows application and file launcher. It allows you to setup buttons that act as shortcuts to open any application, file or folder. Luncher appears as a small panel on the top of the screen that is always easily accessible.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      BMPanel (bitmap panel) is a lightweight, NETWM compliant panel for X11 Window System, which contains a desktop switcher, taskbar, system tray and clock. The application is inspired by simplicity of fspanel. BMPanel has a modern look and feel, while keeping itself tiny and small.
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    3. [Last update was released on 05 Oct 2007, but you can download it from Softpedia.com on http://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Other-Desktop-Enhancements/LaunchTab.shtml ]

      LaunchTab is a freeware skinnable pop-up file launcher for Windows.

      Discontinued

      Last update was released on 05 Oct 2007, but you can download it from Softpedia.com

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Coolbarz is a very efficient app launcher or desktop toolbar for easy access to your most commonly used programs or folders. Working and tested on Windows 10.

      Discontinued

      official website gone

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    4. Krento is a modern application manager and widget engine for Microsoft Windows. Krento can save your desktop space and assist you in boosting your productivity.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2.135.9, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. macOS Transformation Pack will give you all new macOS user experience such as theme, wallpapers, system resources, and new OS X features combined altogether in single package working on Windows platform.
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    6. SliderDock is an application launcher that will allow you to easily drag and drop icons to access them later on by double clicking on them. It will be a unique dock where you wont have to chase behind you icons to run an application.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, 1.22, released in February 2012, can be still downladed from the official website.

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    7. Did you ever wish your Dock could do more or handle more of your apps and files? DockShelf lets you place unlimited docks around your desktop so you never run out of space again for your commonly used files, folders and applications!
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      • Mac
      MultiDock is a simple application that allows you to organize frequently used applications, documents and folders using small panels (Dock’s).
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