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Speedy Alternatives

Speedy is described as 'The power to quickly launch everything you need for your everyday work, multiple text clipboard capability, workflows handling and keyboard shortcuts creation' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Speedy for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Speedy are Alfred, ueli, Ulauncher and Quicksilver.

Speedy 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 Speedy.
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  • Mac

The power to quickly launch everything you need for your everyday work, multiple text clipboard capability, workflows...

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

    smart search
  2. 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.


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

    • Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
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  4. Quicksilver icon


    • 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.


  5. 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.

  6. Krunner icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.

  7. LaunchBar icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    LaunchBar is a smart and powerful, keyboard driven productivity utility that lets you access and control every aspect of your digital life. Whatever you want to get done on your Mac – with LaunchBar it’s only a few keystrokes away.

    Clipboard History
  8. XMenu icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    XMenu adds one or more global menus to the right side of the menu bar. They give you access to your preferred applications, folders, documents, files, and snippets.

  9. Clew icon


    • Mac

    Universal search bar for all your cloud apps.

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