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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stretching widgets to screen's edge

Nova launcher enabled padding, i.e. stretching a widget to the edge of the screen. But I think the latest Xiaomi update (MIUI 11) broke that feature. Does any other android app or launcher enable this ...
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Is there an Android launcher that splits the screen to improve rotation of the home screen?

One of my pet peeves is that when an Android home screen rotates from portrait to landscape, it simply turns an 8x4 grid (for example) to a 4x8 grid. This means that widgets become half as tall and ...
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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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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 ...