Tray Commander Alternatives

    Tray Commander is described as 'tray launcher that lets you gain quick access to your most frequently used applications and system commands via a customizable menu' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tray Commander for Windows, Linux, BSD, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Tray Commander are Executor (Free), Gnome Do (Free, Open Source), Find And Run Robot (Freemium) and dmenu (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2019

    1. Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. Features: * Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
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    2. 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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    3. GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.

      GNOME Do is inspired by Quicksilver & GNOME Launch Box .

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    4. FARR also lets you quickly run web searches, send email, manipulate files, control on-screen windows, and much more.
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    5. dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.


    6. PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable from USB key devices or removable disks.

      Discontinued

      nothing since 2007

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    7. ASuite is a simple application launcher to manage an unlimited number of files, folders and webpage for quick access. It is designed to work with removable storage (uses relative paths) media like USB sticks, hard drives, iPods, etc.

      Discontinued

      This program is slowly sinking into neglect and abandonment since 2011.

    8. Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.

      Discontinued

      Doesn't seem to be activaly maintained anymore. Last update was in 2017.

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    9. Portable Start Menu is a simple and free start menu application that can be installed on USB sticks or local PCs.
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      • Windows
      Blaze is an application launcher that distinguishes from amongst the others by being able to automate recurrent tasks performed in the file-system or even any application on Microsoft Windows.

      Discontinued

      The latest version of Blaze (0.5.6.10 beta) has been released in April 2010.

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