Clavier+ allows creating keyboard shortcuts involving almost any key, including the Windows keys located around the spacebar. The created shortcuts can be associated to launching programs or writing text. Tired of writing your E-mail address? Create a universal keyboard shortcut to write it: it will work under Word, Excel, and your favorite Internet browser! Clavier simply is the French word for keyboard.
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Launchy is a free utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, your desktop icons, and your file manager. Launchy indexes and launches your applications, documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes! Compared to the old one, LaunchyQt offers more as follows: High DPI support for 2K and 4K display; Locale language indexing support, such as simplified Chinese pinyin; Built-in python support, develop plugins in python painlessly; Python package management with pip, more easy to install 3rd-party packages.
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Keypirinha is a semantic launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows. It is a very generic tool hand-crafted with love by a nerd for nerds that allows to execute any kind of task using your keyboard only, by typing a small fraction of its name. It has been designed to allow lightning fast searches, to have a small memory footprint and a file-driven configuration scheme. It is also battery friendly.
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Executor is a multi purpose launcher sporting many optional customizable features and advanced setup. The program originated as I was sick of spending too much time searching for programs through my ever growing windows start-menu, and eye-balling desktop trying to mouse locate what ever I wanted to launch. Also I missed a tool that could ease and optimize my daily work flow. There was of course already programs like this available, but each had it's annoyance or missing features or too(!) geeky.
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Quick Cliq
Quick Cliq is a portable menu based application launcher and productivity tool with features that you won't find anywhere else! Quick Cliq speeds up your daily computer activities by giving you links to folders, files, programs, URLs and command line operations. It also offers window management, extreme clipboard manipulation, and note taking capabilities. All of this is provided in a compact menu that you can show anywhere and within any application or window through customizable hot keys and mouse gestures.
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PowerRun is a portable freeware to launch regedit.exe, Cmd.exe or other software with the same privileges as the TrustedInstaller. Why would you need it? Sometimes it is just not enough to just be running as Administrator, Maybe it’s a file or a registry key that is locked or not editable, PowerRun a tool with this powerfull privilege most likely solve that, PowerRun doesn’t require any installation process or additional dll files.
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SlickRun is a free floating command line utility for Windows. SlickRun gives you 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. Enter a web URL into SlickRun and it will launch your browser and navigate to the specified address. Run multiple programs in a few keystrokes, jot a note, look up a definition... SlickRun is the most natural way to interact with your computer.
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AdvancedRun is a simple tool for Windows that allows you to run a program with different settings that you choose, including - low or high priority, start directory, main window state (Minimized/Maximized), run the program with different user or permissions, Operating system compatibility settings, and environment variables. You can also save the desired settings into a configuration file and then run the program automatically from command-line with the desired settings.
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PopSel offers simple pop-up menus to launch programs, documents, web links, Explorer windows, batch scripts etc... PopSel loads fast, and does not remain in memory. With PopSel you can reduce the number of icons on your Desktop, or make extensions to the Quick Launch Tray. You can offer a selection of program calls with different parameters etc... PopSel can also be integrated into other programs, if they support launching an 'external program'.
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Qsel is a 'launcher' for frequently used programs, documents and web links. Features: Create any number of categories with individual launcher window settings; Easy configuration of launcher windows using drag&drop; Switch categories; Access to options and configuration through context menu; SystemTray mode; Auto-hide mode; Windows optionally without title bar; Optional at Qsel startup: auto launching items from special 'startup' category; Special launcher items; Automatic drive letter handling on USB Flash Drives; Unicode support.
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Folders Popup
Folders Popup lets you move like a breeze between your frequently used folders!
Main features:
- All your favorite folders at your finger tip – press the middle mouse button to popup your personalized menu.
- Add, reorder, remove or rename folders in the Settings window.
- Add folders on the fly with the Add This Folder menu.
- Add any type of File Dialog Boxes to support your various software.
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Game Launcher
Many administrators have problems with computer games. They often require administrator privileges, but common users given those privileges, will destroy the workstation configuration very quickly (malware, spyware, viruses, or even unbootable workstations because of missing essential files). The Game Launcher runs as an interactive system service, which allows it to run a selected set of applications under the administrator account. All you need is to click on the systray icon and choose one application from the menu.
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USBAgent is an easy to use application designed to check your USB ports and run a program when plugging in or removing an USB stick.
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Launcher is an easy-to-use file and application shortcut manager that can launch all kinds of files and programs. Drag-and-drop operations are supported when editing items shown in the Launcher open and launch menu in system tray. Launcher resides in the system tray per default to allow for quick launch of all favourite programs and often used files. Launcher also supports various user interface options, e.g. customizable program font setup including type and size.
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Folder Menu
Folder Menu is a folder switching tool. You can quickly jump to your favorite folders in explorer, open/save dialog or command prompt... and more. You can also launch your favorite folders, files or urls. The following applications are supported: Explorer, Open/Save Dialog, MS Office Open/Save Dialog, Command Prompt, 7-Zip, ...
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Desk Drive
Desk Drive solves a really annoying problem. You pop a USB thumb drive or DVD into your computer and then you have to open Window's Explorer and find the mapped drive or folder. Desk Drive adds a desktop icon pointing to the drive automatically. Remove the media and the shortcut goes away. Brilliantly simple and effective.
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Quick Menu
Quick Menu is a lightweight application that allows you to instantly launch the desired application with a single mouse click. Pressing 'control key + middle mouse button' triggers the launcher menu which lists predefined shortcuts. For 64bit environment, use the file in the x64 folder.
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QuickWayToFolders provides quick folder content access.
The four display possibilites are
- Desktop : Act like your desktop, with possibility of navigate through subfolders
- Small Browser : Act like windows explorer
- Menu : Display folder content in menu
- Multiple Folders Menu : Display multiple folders content in a single menu
Each entry is added to the taskbar notification area (near to windows clock).
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WinBar is a free and compact program that lets you monitor your system and provides easy access to frequently used controls.
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With Krento you can launch your programs or open web pages from a circular 3D set of rolling 'stones' (widgets).
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