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Quicksilver Alternatives for Windows

Quicksilver is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Quicksilver and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Quicksilver are Listary, ueli, Cerebro and Flow Launcher.

Quicksilver alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Quicksilver.
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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

    A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. Listary icon

    Listary

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Windows Explorer
    103 alternatives to Listary 

    Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.

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    1.  Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    2.  PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. ueli icon

    ueli

    • Mac
    • Windows
    72 alternatives to ueli 

    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...

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    1.  Portableueli can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsueli can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  4. Cerebro icon

    Cerebro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    40 alternatives to Cerebro 

    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...

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    Flow Launcher

    • Windows
    20 alternatives to Flow Launcher 

    Dedicated to make your workflow flow more seamlessly. Aimed at being more than an app launcher, it searches, integrates and expands on functionalities. Flow will continue to evolve, designed to be open and built with the community at heart.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlow Launcher can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableFlow Launcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightFlow Launcher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  6. Fluent Search icon

    Fluent Search

    • Windows
    82 alternatives to Fluent Search 

    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...

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  7. RecentX icon

    RecentX

    • Windows
    266 alternatives to RecentX 

    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It automatically remembers your favorite & recent items so that you can launch them even faster.

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    1.  File TaggingRecentX can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    2.  Windows Explorer ExtensionRecentX can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    3.  PortableRecentX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. LaunchyQt icon

    LaunchyQt

    • Windows
    15 alternatives to LaunchyQt 

    :rocket: Launchy project reactivated. Get the familiar feeling now! - samsonwang/LaunchyQt

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLaunchyQt can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Executor

    46 alternatives to Executor 

    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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    1.  PortableExecutor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Find And Run Robot icon

    Find And Run Robot

    57 alternatives to Find And Run Robot 

    FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more. Build and share custom commands or install plugins to add tons of new features, like live search features for your clipboard history and your internet bookmarks;...

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    1.  PortableFind And Run Robot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFind And Run Robot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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