Questions tagged [launcher]

A launchers is a program/app that helps you find and open programs/apps with ease. There are different types, for example, Android Launchers (aka home-screens), Windows launchers, OSX launchers, Linux launchers (places for program shortcuts)

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File shortcuts toolbar (launcher) for Ubuntu

I'm looking for JetToolBar (http://www.jetaudio.com/products/jettoolbar/index.html)'s equivalent for Ubuntu. The specific features I care about are: possibility to organise file shortcuts in tabs (e....
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The most frictionless(quick creation of a new note) desktop notes app

I need a notes application that allows very quick input of text, to create a new note. It could work either through a global keyboard shortcut that immediately takes you to a new note input screen, ...
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Android app search widget

I am looking for an Android home screen widget which will allow me to fuzzy search for installed apps and launch results from the widget. I have looked at search based launchers but would prefer to ...
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Looking for an up-to-date GUI/Launcher/Autorun creating software

For the longest time, I've been using Autoplay Media Studio to create simple launchers. However, it hasn't been updated in s long time and the resulted launcher isn't really portable (folder with ...
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Launcher that displays numbers in place of Android Notification dots

I like how Notification dots work on Android but ideally I want a number to display in the same manor as the dots. Most launchers that implement numbers display a native count number which I do not ...
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Open source LaunchBox C#/.NET

I need to develop a LaunchBox (see the footnote) for a series of small games I wrote in Unity 3D. I'm going to develop it from scratch with my little hands, but before starting I would like to know if ...
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Launcher for DOSBox and ScummVM games?

I want to setup a Linux computer just for playing my old games. All of the games can run either in DOSBox or in ScummVM. Using DOSBox is often quite complicated, as I must mount the C: and then change ...
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MacBook Touch Bar app launcher software?

I'm really want to utilize Touch Bar as a application launcher for my brand new MacBook Pro 2016. So far, I found few apps: TouchSwitcher Rocket But two both is not suitable for my situation. ...
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Free Android launcher that does not ask for accessibility

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5, Android 6.0.1. The accessibility feature doesn't work on my phone. My phone is rooted, I have the paid version of Nova. Everytime I swipe down, Nova asks me to enable ...
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Windows software to intercept browser calls

In Windows, when an application tries to load a web page, the default browser is loaded without any user interaction. Can anyone recommend Windows software that will intercept the call before the ...
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Free application center

What I am looking for is free software to manage applications to use in an enterprise environment. That management software (let's call it the Application Center) should meet the following ...
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Task Switcher for Windows & Browser Tabs

Am I the only idiot getting himself muddled up between Alt-Tab and Ctrl-Tab? Where was that thing I was just looking at? Was it a native windows app, or a web app hiding inside one of my browser ...
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Dock “extension” on OS X

I'm trying to make my Dock on my Mac a bit smaller. I'm looking for something similar to Chrome's (removed) App Launcher, but for OS X apps. I'm on OS X El Capitan, and would prefer it to be free. ...
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A side toolbar like natively proposed on Windows Vista

I'm working on Windows 7 and I miss the toolbar like Windows Vista (those toolbars you can place on bottom, left, right or top of the screen to display folder contents). I've tested many and many ...
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Launcher or home screen which simply populates the home screen with the most frequently used apps for Android

I'm tiered of organizing my apps. I most often use "Gesture Search" by Google, and notice that it gets most the apps I need on the first letter I write - the results are also ordered by what seems ...
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Android stock launcher, just without the Google Now search bar

The Nexus 5 comes with this useless and space-wasting Google Now search bar: It is hard-coded, and I have been told the solution is to modify the launcher's AOSP source code and remove the hard-coded ...
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Standalone application launcher similar to Linux Mint's

I'm setting up an Archlinux box with a tiling windows manager (xmonad for the moment). However I'd like to mimic Windows/Linux Mint's keyboard shortcut: <win>+<arrows> for moving windows. ...
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Software for creating a USB drive presentation

Recently I was asked to create a "interactive presentation" that could be put on a USB drive that would be given away at a company event. The presentation would either launch automatically or be ...
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Are there any windows taskbar App Lancher like Chrome App Launcher?

Google 's Chrome App Launcher is very nice. Are there any way I can launch any apps/programs on my windows 8 like this?
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Android launcher focused around Social Networking

I am looking for an Android Launcher that is focused on social networking. For example, for any selected text, a popup should come up saying something like 'Tweet | Post', or similar. Facebook chat ...
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Lightweight android launcher

I'm currently looking for a launcher with the smallest footprint as possible. whether it looks like stock or not doesn't matter it shouldn't have a "Prime" version that is to say no paid features ...
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Windows 7 app launcher

Is there any App Launcher for Windows 7 in which you can place shortcuts of your favorite applications? I've got a lot of software which I would like to categorize and place them where I can easily ...
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Launcher app that supports rotation

There are times when I would prefer to view my menu horizontally but the default home launcher app doesn't support rotation. So I am forced to use the default vertical view. I need an android ...
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Free, light-weight launcher for legacy Android devices/versions

Please suggest a free, light-weight launcher for the Android devices which are now categorized as legacy devices, running on Ice Cream Sandwich or earlier (yup, ICS is now a legacy). Most of the ...