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Pokki Menu Alternatives

Pokki Menu is described as 'An easy way to bring back the Start Menu to Windows 8. Pokki Menu makes accessing and organizing your favorite apps, websites, files and folders more simple and convenient. Search your PC and the web to add your favorite apps and sites, then organize them like you would on a' and is an app in the file management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pokki Menu for Windows. The best alternative is Classic Shell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pokki Menu are FastKeys, StartIsBack, Start11 and Start Menu X.

Pokki Menu alternatives are mainly System Tweakers but may also be Text Expanders or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pokki Menu.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Classic Shell icon

    Classic Shell

    32 alternatives to Classic Shell 

    Classic Shell is free software that improves your productivity, enhances the usability of Windows, and empowers you to use the computer the way you like it.

    Discontinued

    The developer announced that Classic Shell will be no longer developed because Windows 10 is updated too frequently and because Microsoft is making more difficult to customize Windows: http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8147 Last version, 4.3.1, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website, together with the source code.

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  2. FastKeys icon

    FastKeys

    • Windows
    118 alternatives to FastKeys 

    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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    1.  AutocompletionFastKeys can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  PortableFastKeys can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. StartIsBack icon

    StartIsBack

    • Windows
    30 alternatives to StartIsBack 

    StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7. StartIsBack radically improves desktop usability and makes new Start screen clutter-free.

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    1.  PortableStartIsBack can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Boot to Desktop
    Original fully-featured Windows 7 start menu
  4. Start11 icon

    Start11

    28 alternatives to Start11 

    Customize the Start Menu and Taskbar in Windows 10 / Windows 11 . Quickly access your most used items, search your PC more effectively and personalize the look and feel of your start menu.

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    Start Menu X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    26 alternatives to Start Menu X 

    Start Menu X is a replacement of the system menu for professionals.

    Virtual Groups Group programs by purpose (office applications, graphics, etc) without changing their location on the hard drive.

    One-click start

    The PRO version allows you to assign a primary program to any f.

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  6. Start8 icon

    Start8

    28 alternatives to Start8 

    Return the Start Button to Windows 8 With these features:

    • Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps
    • Pin desktop and Metro apps to the start menu
    • Jump List support
    • Unified Search for apps, settings and files
    • Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop
    • One click access to.
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  7. Power8 icon

    Power8

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to Power8 

    Start menu replacement for Windows.

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  8. GiMeSpace QuickMenu icon

    GiMeSpace QuickMenu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to GiMeSpace QuickMenu 

    A simple and fast task launcher and switcher. Press a custom assigned mouse/keyboard key, the menu pops up at the place of the mouse cursor, move to the desired task, release the key, and that is all! Can not be quicker or easier!.

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    Start Menu Reviver

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    29 alternatives to Start Menu Reviver 

    Start Menu Reviver offers an improved Start Menu for Windows 8/7 that blends the traditional Start Menu functions with the Windows 8 design concept and provides quick access to all your desktop and Modern GUI (Metro) applications.

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    Start menu
  10. Labrys Start menu icon

    Labrys Start menu

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to Labrys Start menu 

    Labrys is a replacement for Windows Start menu and Run dialog.

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    Labrys Start Menu running on WIndows 10
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