Launchy

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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!

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  • sourceding
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    I cannot live without it!

    Posted 08/27/2014
  • suc-daniils
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    Very helpful app, but can you make your config and db file hidden? Just add . to names. It annoys me to see them all the time in my /home directory.

    Posted 08/15/2014
  • saurabhdua
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    Though I do feel Handicap without Launchy since the very time I made a transition to Windows 8 Desktop PC. As we all know, it goes "deprived" of the Start Menu, & thus, requirement of an efficient Launcher becomes even must! However, it is disappointing to observe that No new version has been released yet since the Year 2010! Launchy desperately requires a quick overhaul to fine tune its functioning & efficiency in order to customize as per Win 8 OS requirements! There goes tons of listed items within Control Panel of Win 8, & Launchy is able to provide an access to a only a few at one go! Therefore, some Customizations need to be introduced in order to enable a complete index of the Control Panel items.For instance, I should be able to quickly launch "Windows Update" at one go without the requirement of making maneuvers to access the same. Similarly, the Task Manager of Win8 depicts Launchy's Start-up Impact to be "Very High" in comparison to the rest of the companions sitting innocuously in the System tray. This needs to worked upon as well in order to Optimize on the available resources! I would request the Author of this Application to quickly come up with more innovations to keep the pace with the changed OS dispensation.

    Posted 06/28/2014
  • comoretti
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    I'm a long time user and this app is a huge time saver. Really useful.

    Posted 01/21/2014
  • rudecaster
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    I am using Launchy for 2 days now and it was indeed a usefull application. A while ago, after trying to access the settings of Launchy a pop up from Windows notified me of an error on Launchy.exe. After which it says that a "crash dump" has been created on the temp directory and this can be sent to developer as a bug report. The problem is: I don't know where to find the crash dump file. I try to look into C:\Windows\Temp but to no avail. Can anyone help? I tried reinstalling the software several times but the error always comes back and I can no longer run the app anymore. Before this error came, I have installed plugins and skins (which seemed to work just fine). And had switch from Launchy 2.5 to the latest version which is Beta. Thanks in advance. Rod :( P.S. I still don't know how to send that dump file to the developer just in case I find it.

    Posted 10/01/2013
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Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Qt

Programming Language

C++

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2005-03-03
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