True Launch Bar is a Superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts.
Flashtray - Our system tray application launcher and macro tool makes you work more efficiently by automating a lot of repetitive keyboard tasks by using custom macros and hotkeys.
XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.Warning
XLaunchPad setup installs adware extensions for browsers. VirusTotal result: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/2a8eca9357cfae211564426dc461832ca2de70a9318ecba0468c4586fc4f4ffc/analysis/1426619620/ WOT comments: https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/xwidget.com
Organizes your shortcuts/icons on the desktop.Discontinued
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 18.104.22.168, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
PaperPlane Smart Launch is a free launcher program aka. shortcut manager which enables you to launch your desktop like an iPad. If you are familiar with Mac OS Launchpad, you could say that it's a better Launchpad just for your Windows.Discontinued
App unavailable at official url, though still available through download sites.
[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 ]Discontinued
Last update was released on 05 Oct 2007, but you can download it from Softpedia.com
WinExt Key Launcher is used to quickly open your resources by shortcut keys, you can press two keys (Ctrl+? or Alt+?) at any place of Windows to open the corresponding resource during it is running.