Namely Alternatives

    Namely is described as 'is possibly the fastest way to open applications. And unlike some other launchers, it doesn't require any learning'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Namely for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Namely are Listary (Freemium), Alfred (Freemium), ueli (Free, Open Source) and Quicksilver (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

    1. LaunchBar is a smart and powerful, keyboard driven productivity utility that lets you access and control every aspect of your digital life. Whatever you want to get done on your Mac – with LaunchBar it’s only a few keystrokes away.
      show more
    2. Access your folders from anywhere.
      show more


    3. Search all your tools from one place. Clew is your central hub for workplace productivity. Search shouldn’t be stealing 25% of your workweek. Find files, act on them, and share blazingly fast with Clew.
      show more
    4. XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.
    5. Flashlight gives you control over Spotlight. There are tons of options for customization so you can do things how you want to. Flashlight is designed to make enhancing Spotlight easy and enhance it's usefulness on macOS 10.9 and up.
      show more


    6. A command launcher for Chrome.
      show more
    7. Salmon is a powerful search tool specifically for files and folders in macOS. Think of it like the Spotlight tool but only for files and folders. When you type anything in the search bar, which can be access anywhere by using a global shortcut).
      show more
    8. LaunchPanel is a completely FREE application that allows you to quickly launch applications, open files and folders. The selection panel is activated by a hot key (by default Control Space), by clicking on the icon in the Apple Dock or from Menu bar.
      show more
    9. 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.

    10. Scherlokk is a lightning fast file search utility build for precise and reliable search of every file which meets the search criteria. Music, pictures, bookmarks, documents, etc can be found quickly and easily.
      show more
    Showing 20 of 27 alternatives