Launchy Alternatives

    Launchy is described as 'free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager' and is one of the leading apps in the File Management category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Launchy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Explorer and iPad. The best alternative is Wox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Launchy are Keypirinha (Free), Alfred (Freemium), Albert (Free, Open Source) and FastKeys (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching. Since the local search is powered by Everything you will start receiving results as you type.
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      Wox vs Launchy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Wox is a great alternative to Launchy.
      Perfect Drop in replacement to launchy and the developer is quite active in maintaining
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    2. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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      Keypirinha vs Launchy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Keypirinha is a great alternative to Launchy.
      It's fast and flexible. It has a SublimeText look'n'feel. Love it!
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      A bit faster, more powerful to configure
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      great! super fast and configurable!
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    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.
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      Most users think Alfred is a great alternative to Launchy.
    4. 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.
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    5. All in one Windows automation software. Fully configurable text expander, start menu, shortcuts, auto complete and mouse gestures. User-defined commands to run files, open webpages, send macros or automate anything. Incredibly powerful but yet simple to use.
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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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    8. * Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you. * You can type in an application name without worrying about spelling. Ulauncher will figure out what you meant.
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    9. A multi purpose launcher and more advanced and customizable freeware windows run replacement and more. Executor is available also as a portable app and can be integrated in LiberKey.
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      Executor vs Launchy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Executor is a great alternative to Launchy.
      Executor is the most customizable launcher I've tested
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    10. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.
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      Find And Run Robot vs Launchy opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Find And Run Robot is a great alternative to Launchy.
      Low memory footprint, decent speed, handy keyboard shortcuts, configurability.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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