Lightweight Launcher Alternatives
A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.
- - Keypirinha is the most popular Windows alternative to Lightweight Launcher.
- - Keypirinha is the most popular free alternative to Lightweight Launcher.
Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.
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.
- - Alfred is the most popular Mac, iPhone & iPad alternative to Lightweight Launcher.
Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.
- - Wox is the most popular Open Source alternative to Lightweight Launcher.
No stables releases since Feb 24, 2018.No pre-releases since May 25, 2020.2 years without any public development and 4 years without any releases is essentially discontinued, IMHO.
Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings. It creates an icon in the system tray at startup, where it sits silently throughout its runtime, without disturbing you with...
Raycast lets you control your tools with a few keystrokes. It’s designed to keep you focused.
Albert is a C++/Qt based desktop agnostic keyboard launcher that helps you to accomplish your workflows in a breeze. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility.
- - Albert is the most popular Linux alternative to Lightweight Launcher.
- Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.
Gnome Do FeaturesDiscontinued
The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.
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.
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. In most cases you don't even need to open another application, because you can see results right in Cerebro, like google...
Fluent Search (beta) is a fast and easy-to-use search application that lets you search for running applications, browser tabs, bookmarks, files, and more. Unlike Windows Start Menu, Fluent Search focuses on continuing existing work, it let you jump easily between running...
Fluent Search Features