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Rocket App Launcher Alternatives

Rocket App Launcher is described as 'Rocket is an application launcher for KDE Plasma. It sorts all of your applications in a horizontal grid alphabetically, so you will always find what you are looking for at first glance. No more menu navigation, only scrolling' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rocket App Launcher for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, Xfce and iPhone. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Rocket App Launcher are Alfred, Wox, ueli and Albert.

Rocket App Launcher 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 Rocket App Launcher.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • KDE

Rocket is an application launcher for KDE Plasma. It sorts all of your applications in a horizontal grid alphabetically, so...

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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKeypirinha is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    smart search
  2. Alfred icon

    Alfred

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAlfred is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAlfred can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchAlfred lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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  3. Wox icon

    Wox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.

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  4. Developed with the Electron framework, ueli is the type of tool that adopts simplicity, leaving out any unnecessary options and configuration settings.

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

    Albert

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce

    Access everything with virtually zero effort. Run applications, open files or their paths, open bookmarks in your browser, search the web, calculate things and a lot more. See wiki for more information.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAlbert can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightAlbert consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAlbert is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    • Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsUlauncher can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Dark theme
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    Cerebro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCerebro can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Quicksilver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

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  8. 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.

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    Spotlight

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Spotlight is the system-wide desktop search feature built into Apple's OS X operating system since version 10.4 (Tiger).

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSpotlight can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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