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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. Not only can you open applications and files, but also launch screen savers, shutdown, reboot your computer and much more, all' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tray Commander for Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer and Mac. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Tray Commander are Gnome Do, Executor, dmenu and Find And Run Robot.

Tray Commander 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 Tray Commander.
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  1. Keypirinha icon

    Keypirinha

    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

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

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    smart search
    customizable interface
  2. Gnome Do icon

    Gnome Do

    79 alternatives to Gnome Do 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGnome Do can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    • Executor icon

      Executor

      46 alternatives to Executor 

      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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      1.  PortableExecutor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • dmenu icon

      dmenu

      71 alternatives to dmenu 

      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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    • Find And Run Robot icon

      Find And Run Robot

      57 alternatives to Find And Run Robot 

      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;...

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      1.  PortableFind And Run Robot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFind And Run Robot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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      Search Folders


    • PStart icon

      PStart

      30 alternatives to PStart 

      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.

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      1.  PortablePStart can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Discontinued

      nothing since 2007

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      SlickRun

      41 alternatives to SlickRun 

      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.

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      1.  Ad-freeSlickRun doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      2.  PortableSlickRun can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      3.  LightweightSlickRun consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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        ASuite

        48 alternatives to ASuite 

        ASuite is a simple open source portable launcher for Microsoft Windows. Designed to run portable applications, you can start anything runnable (software, documents and other file types) from removable storage media (USB keys, hard drives, iPods, etc.).

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        1.  PortableASuite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      • Avant Window Navigator  icon

        Avant Window Navigator

        63 alternatives to Avant Window Navigator  

        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.

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        Discontinued

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

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      • Mutate

        55 alternatives to Mutate 

        Mutate is a simple launcher inspired by Alfred for Ubuntu.

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        Discontinued

        The last commit to the GitHub repo was on November 5th, 2015.

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