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SlickRun Alternatives

SlickRun is described as 'free floating command line utility for Windows. SlickRun gives almost instant access to any program or website. SlickRun allows you to create command aliases (known as MagicWords), so C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe becomes MAIL' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SlickRun for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like SlickRun are Listary, Quicksilver, Flow launcher and Executor.

SlickRun alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Clipboard Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SlickRun.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

SlickRun is a free floating command line utility for Windows. SlickRun gives almost instant access to any program or...

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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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    Listary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    • Windows Explorer

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

    ⚫︎ Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
    ⚫︎ CustomizableListary is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Quicksilver icon

    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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    Flow launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFlow launcher is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlow launcher can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableFlow launcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Executor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableExecutor is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableExecutor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Gnome Do

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.

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

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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  7. 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.

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

    Find And Run Robot

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.

    ⚫︎ PortableFind And Run Robot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFind And Run Robot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableFind And Run Robot is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    LaunchyQt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLaunchyQt can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableLaunchyQt is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    dmenu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.

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