Launchy is one of those apps that I was immediately hooked on the moment I started using it. It’s one of those apps that just makes perfect sense.
For those that are all about speed, speed and more speed when it comes to productivity, you can’t get much better than Launchy; it is an application launcher that does its thing 100% by keystrokes.
Launchy stays in the background, requires only a bare minimum of memory to run and can be executed at any time by the default ALT+SPACE keystroke.
An example of how Launchy works: You want to launch a Firefox web browser. ALT+SPACE, start typing firefox and before the e in fire you’ll see it. Then press enter. App is launched. If you want to launch Firefox with a specific url: ALT+SPACE, firefox, TAB, [url here], enter. Done.
I use Launchy so much that I can’t use Windows without it. This app launcher does the job better than any other. Google Desktop can’t touch it. Try it and you’ll see why.
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