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Wox Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Wox for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wox and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Wox are Listary, Launchy, Station and ueli.

Wox 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 Wox.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Wox is a full-featured plugin-powered launcher that supports file and web searching.

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

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    Almost everyone thinks Keypirinha is a great alternative to Wox.
    edapm

    Similar to wox, but less buggy

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    dog_funtom

    Very similar to Wox by features and by looks. But Everything integration is less buggy.

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    thehackerdroid77

    Keypirinha has plugins and you can personalize it more than wox (themes, colors, gui sizes) its also made in python

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

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    Listary vs Wox opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Listary is a great alternative to Wox.
    JackVegas

    Wox was kind of flaky when I last used it. Listary has always been far more reliable for me. This is the closest I've gotten to using Alfred on Windows.

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  3. Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even your file manager.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer maintained: last stable version, 2.5, and beta version, 2.6 beta2, were released in 2010. The program works anyway and can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Almost everyone thinks Launchy is a great alternative to Wox.
  4. Station is the first open-source smart browser for busy people. A single place for all of your web applications.

    Discontinued

    From the GitHub repository: “This project is not actively maintained.”

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

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    ueli vs Wox opinions
    Almost everyone thinks ueli is a great alternative to Wox.

    TypeScript - easy way to revise the code source for me

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    Azazel

    You can manually include folders for indexing

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  6. 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.

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    Most users think Cerebro is a great alternative to Wox.
  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.

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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.

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  9. 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.

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

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