Synapse Alternatives for Windows
A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.
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- - Keypirinha is the most popular Windows alternative to Synapse.
- - Keypirinha is the most popular free alternative to Synapse.
- LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
- 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.
- Ad-freeKeypirinha doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
- Works OfflineKeypirinha can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
- Dark ModeKeypirinha supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
- Support for scriptingKeypirinha supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
- Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Keypirinha.
Listary is a revolutionary search utility for Windows that makes finding your files and launching applications blazing fast, for casual and power users alike!.Suggest and vote on features
- Windows Explorer ExtensionListary can extend Windows Explorer in various ways, for example add context menu options, etc..
- LightweightListary consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
- Ad-freeListary doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
- Full-Text SearchListary lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
- No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Listary without registration.
- PortableListary can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.
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- - Wox is the most popular Open Source alternative to Synapse.
RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.Discontinued
The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on https://rocketdock.com, but is unsupported."
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...Suggest and vote on features
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...Suggest and vote on features
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;...Suggest and vote on features
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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.Suggest and vote on features
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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- - RecentX is the most popular commercial alternative to Synapse.
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.Suggest and vote on features
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
SlickRun is a 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.Suggest and vote on features
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Two decades old (well seasoned) and still frequently updated. Completely free, Slickrun is highly configurable and comes with several useful add-ons. Can launch both programs and web pages. And, then there is the Secret Feature....0
MaxLauncher is a simple tabbed launcher that was designed to reduce the amount of time to find and run a program. It is capable of creating multiple data files, each of which can have a maximum of 10 tabs. Each tab and button is assigned a key(eg. F1-F10, 0-9, A-Z, etc.Suggest and vote on features
- PortableMaxLauncher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
- Ad-freeMaxLauncher doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
- Dark ModeMaxLauncher supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
- LightweightMaxLauncher consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.