Description: Customize your keyboard, joystick, and mouse with an open source scripting language that is backward compatible with AutoIt v2. It includes a quick-start tutorial, an automatic script writer (macro recorder) that records your keystrokes and mouse clicks, and a comprehensive help file. The program can remap keys and buttons, and make virtually any key, joystick button, or mouse button into a hotkey (shortcut key). Hotkeys can also be defined as a combination of any two keys or mouse buttons. Primary features: define abbreviations that expand as you type them (auto-replace); retrieve or change the volume, mute, and other settings of any soundcard; send keystrokes and mouse clicks to any window; launch programs and documents; hide, close, or resize any window; automate game actions by detecting pixel colors; use any joystick as a mouse; build custom popup menus and tray menus; retrieve and change the clipboard's contents; operate upon a collection of files and folders that match a wildcard pattern; read, write, and parse text files; access the registry and INI files; display dialog boxes to interact with the user; and convert any script into an EXE that can be run on any computer.
Description: Typhoeus Hotkeys is an application that runs in your taskbar at all times, you can create "Hotkeys" which you can use in seconds by using your keyboard. Each hotkey is linked to a file, program or website and when activated opens the required object instantly saving you the hassle of searching through the start menu or your documents whenever you want to use it!
Description: Use SE-TrayMenu to get quick access to applications and system commands via a customizable popup menu. You can add various elements to your Windows system tray - programs, documents, folders or files, Internet links and set up shortcut keys to access these elements. You can drag'n'drop elements or add frequently used applications and installed programs. Clear interface with multiple languages support (English, Deutsch, Hungarian, Swedish and Russian) is customizable and easy-to-use. You can select one of pre-defined layout and color scheme or customize interface to your taste.
Portable version of SE-TrayMenu is available and you can use it everywhere - just copy application executable file to your USB flash drive and work with program on any PC.
DeskBug 18.104.22.168 Compatible with: Win2k, XP, Vista Filename: bug_instal.zip Size: 643 kb Author: Brian Shepherd More Details & Downloads
Description: DeskBug is a selectable, mouse moveable graphic with a pop-up menu attached. The graphic can be as small as a few pixels or as large as you can stand! It can be made so non-intrusive that it can put anywhere on the screen but still be just a click away!
This friendly little bug is efficient simplicity, no frills, no bloat no cost. Files, programs, links, multiple links - run them all.
PromptStart v1.00 b1 Compatible with: Win2k, XP, Vista Filename: promptstart100b1.exe Size: 480 kb Author: Peter Simon More Details & Downloads
Description: PromptStart is a small, fast utility that helps to access programs and documents quickly in Windows start menu.
* simple, fast, requires only 5MB system memory when running
* runs only in foreground - does not waste system resources (memory, CPU) when not in use
* supports two search methods: from word beginnings and full text search
* search in Programs and recent documents folder
* saves the search window position and size
* freeware, free for any type of use
* does not contain adware, spyware or any other malicious software components
Description: MultiRun is an extremely flexible multi-program launcher. In addition to launching a series of programs in sequence, the program will also let you control command line parameters, the window size and position, you can send keystrokes to the program, and you can wait for programs to close or a fixed period of time between program launches.
MultiRun is completely 'portable' and ready for your flash drive. There is no dependancy on the system registry, dll libraries, ocx controls, or anything else. MultiRun can also be used as a startup control for your flash drive giving you choices as to the environment that you want to bring up when you plug your flash drive into a computer.
8start Launcher 1.7 Compatible with: Win2k, XP, Vista Filename: 8startLauncher1.7setup.exe Size: 1.1 mb Author: 8start.com More Details & Downloads
Description: A skinable, portable, innovative Application Launcher and Tree Notes. A whole new way of launching programs and files, making your desktop clean and access/share notes fast and easy. You never seen before. Starting programs from shortcuts on desktop and start menu is an obsolete and cumbersome process. Now it is made precise with categorization and graphic options. All your favorite programs, folders or documents can be easily identified from the groups and the icons displayed. The skinable design and the graphical interface make your desktop much more viewable and useful than all your wallpapers and shortcuts put together. You can maintain a clean desktop and access any favorite program/folders/documents with a single click. Clear, useful groups replace the clutter of icons on your desktop. Even the menu is better than the standard start menu. With Tree Notes feature, you can access and share notes fast and easy. Notes can be store in local computer, portable drive and file server. You can access combination of notes (in different locations) in few mouse clicks
Description: Launcher is an easy-to-use personal shortcut manager to launch all kinds of files and programs. Drag-and-drop operations are supported; this means that when Launcher is in "Manage Items" mode, it is possible to configure shortcuts by "dragging" files from e.g. Windows Desktop and then "dropping" them into Launcher. One can create an unlimited amount of user defined sub-folders and item (e.g. program) shortcuts.
Launcher always resides in the system tray per default; however, one can turn this off in settings. Launcher also has various GUI options, e.g. customizable program font setup (name and size).
Windows in a box v2 Compatible with: /XP Filename: windowsinabox.zip Size: 284 kb Author: Big Daddy Design More Details & Downloads
Description: Ever get tired of searching for a setting inside the control panel?Inside Windows Xp are hundreds of settings that require endless clicking through the Operating System that can get really frustrating.Windows in a box was designed to eliminate all that.Sits on your desktop,easy to navigate,and puts an end to all the frustration of endless searching for settings.Spyware,Adware,and Malware free.
Key Launch 1.3 Compatible with: /NT4/Win2k/XP Filename: keylaunch_setup.exe Size: 900 kb Author: Konrad Papala More Details & Downloads
Description: Forget your start menu and the icons on your desktop - launch programs and documents from your keyboard, with just a few keystrokes, by typing abbreviations. Just type a few letters of what you are looking for and Key Launch finds it - enter e.g. 'calc' to open the 'calculator'.
You can add aliases, e.g. you can define that 'w' means 'Microsoft Word', and from now on, you can simply hit Ctrl+Q, then 'w' and enter to open MS Word, it's much faster than browsing through your start menu.
Multiapp V10 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: MultiAppV10.zip Size: 856 kb Author: Robert Anderson More Details & Downloads
Description: MultiAppV10 opens up to 360 programs (12 programs on each table). MultiAppV10 helps keep your Desk Top cleaned up. Put MultiAppV10 as a link on the left side of the Task Bar so it is handy with the applications you want to open in a hurry. The MultiAppV10.exe file is 3.44 MB, the Zip file is only 854 KB so it downloads fast. MultiAppV10 opens exe, com, bat, html, lnk, URL's, Mailto:, avi, wav, mp3, doc, tex files and more. Multiapp has a lot of features built into it. Multiapp should work fine in Windows 95/98/2000/XP.
Description: ProgramLaunch is a simple and easy to use application launchbar for the Windows operating systems. Initially made as a tool to circumvent the anoying start menu, this third generation is completely redesigned from scratch to improve flexibility and performance and make everyday use of the launcher as comfortable as possible. Managing the launchpad is simple and intuitive. Programs are added either through a dialog or by dragging links from Windows onto the launchpad. Organizing the programs is also done easily by dragging the icons and groups arround. Assign one or more shortcuts for each icon. These are used for launching a program by one simple keystroke. If a shortcut key combination is assigned to multiple icons, a list is shown for selecting the which program needs launching.
KwikLaunch v1.0 Compatible with: Win2k/XP Filename: kwik_launch.zip Size: 1333 kb Author: Markus Welz More Details & Downloads
Description: You can start programs or open files with it. It is basically the same as the Quick Launch Bar you usually find next to the Start button of Windows. However KwickLaunch has a number of advantages.
- It can be placed freely everywhere on the screen and it does not dock to a screen border or inside the Task Bar.
- KwikLaunch is semi transparent, and mouse clicks go through it unless you hold the mouse pointer over it for a given amount of time. Therefore the windows behind it are still accessible.
- It can contain menus, which are simply defined as sub folders of the main button folder.
- The buttons can be grouped into menus in order to save space on the KwikLaunch bar.
Description: Tray Tools allows you to place up to 24 program icons in the Taskbar Tray. Program icons that you place there can be launched by simply clicking your mouse on them. To add new programs or modify existing items click your mouse on the small red toolbox icon displayed in the tray. You can also modify an existing program icon by right-clicking on it directly from the Taskbar Tray.
Description: Navigating the Start Menu can be a hassle, especially if you have installed many programs over time. 'Seek' lets you specify a case-insensitive key word/phrase that it will use to filter only the matching programs and directories from the Start Menu, so that you can easily open your target program from a handful of matched entries. This eliminates the drudgery of searching and traversing the Start Menu.
Key Launcher v1.0 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: setup%20klauncher%20v1.00.exe Size: 193 kb Author: D Soft More Details & Downloads
Description: A powerful application that allows you to start applications, games, .bat files, open documents & folders from your keyboard where ever you are in windows globally. Built in shortcuts allow you to minimize all windows, show desktop properties and control the master volume from your keyboard as well.
Description: PS Hot Launch is meant to quickly run different applications, open documents, go to the right folders and web pages, send mail to a specified address, etc.
The above operations are carried out through the menu that can be called by clicking the program icon in the taskbar system tray, and also by pressing user assigned hot keys (support for the key significantly extends the number of possible combinations).
The list of applications, documents, folders can be shown as a tree, that is you can divide everything that you want to run into logical groups that make it easier and quicker to find the tasks that you want now. This grouping will allow you to form a very handy structure of the executable commands. Using the structure, you can very quickly find and run something that you want now.
PS Hot Launch is a perfect alternative to the Start menu and the Quick Launch panel.
Quick launch of applications from the menu in the system tray;
Quick launch of applications using hot keys;
Logical grouping of commands;
Using separators to make the menu handier;
Quick and handy set-up using drag&drop
The program requires Win95/98/ME or WinNT/2000/XP.
Description: Mi-Tools is a personal program launcher. It contains tabbed pages of icons to launch your favourite programs.
Files can be dragged and dropped on the active tab page to quickly create the launch buttons.
The Utilities page includes;
Express Notes - a treeview PIM to save and maintain pages of your textual information.
Call Me - a basic alarm list to remind you of upcoming events.
dCalc III - a desktop calculator with some hand functions.
Other pages contain useful Windows Accessories and Control Panel launch icons.
Pages and buttons can be easily created, deleted, hidden and re-ordered.
Button properties are quickly updated if required by right clicking on the launch button.
Stay on top, launch at Windows startup, show the title bar, hide to SysTray and small icons are all supported.
LaunchEx v1.4.1 Compatible with: Win9x/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: launchex_setup.exe Size: 340 kb Author: Jerry Ryan More Details & Downloads
Description: LaunchEx is a small VB5 program that I wrote to solve a nagging problem...I was tired of constantly opening Windows Explorer and maneuvering through the tree of folders to find the one I wanted. LaunchEx allows you to configure your favorite folders and launch Explorer directly to those favorite folders. It sits quietly in the system tray until needed. It's been tested under all recent Windows versions (95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP).
Manganese Menu 1.0 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: mn10setup.exe Size: 426 kb Author: BiBa SOFTWARE More Details & Downloads
Description: The program allows you to specify an icon (which can be a custom image) that resides on the desktop (or optionally in the system tray). When hovering over the icon or left clicking on it, a simple menu is displayed with all your shortcuts. The menu is composed of sections, allowing a quick and easy access to your shortcuts. Everything is configurable: font name, color and size, icon placement, shortcut icons size, etc.
Description: RunFast is a free program launcher/command tool that allows you to quickly launch programs, files, folders, websites and more. It supports aliases, which allows you to create custom commands and it also supports execution of multiple commands at one time. RunFast is a great tool for anyone who uses the Run command a lot or for anyone who just wants to open things faster.
Hotkeycontrol XP 4.2 Compatible with: ME/Win2k/XP Filename: hkcontrol.zip Size: 600 kb Author: Digitalminer More Details & Downloads
Description: Hotkeycontrol XP is a complete hotkey utility that allows you to set hotkeys to do common tasks like opening files, ejecting your cdrom drives, restarting your computer, controlling active windows, controlling Windows media player and Winamp 3, changing volume, typing in commonly used text (macros) and much more. Besides the regular features, the volume status can be shown on the screen (OSD) or in the tray. You can also display any information on screen for easy access. The program is completely customizable in all aspects and has a great interface. Also the additional keys on your existing Multimedia/Internet keyboard can be used with Hotkeycontrol XP and all the hotkeys are functional even in games and in other full-screen DirectX applications.
Put in Tray 1.0 Compatible with: Win9x/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: putintra.zip Size: 367 kb Author: KissySoftware More Details & Downloads
Description: Have you ever wanted to run a program from the system tray? Put in Tray puts a program's icon in the system tray. From the Tray Icon you control the program. Put in Tray is a drag and drop program.
Description: Why to waste your valuable time searching for the programs, files, folders and favorite URLs you want to open if you can just access them from where your mouse pointer is? Why don't you start using LaunchIt NOW? It's completely free and you can have it up and running in no time. LaunchIt NOW! allows you to: - have a desktop-like window with full-size icons always at hand, just a hotkey away. - organize all your frequently used tools and applications, all kinds of files, folders and favorite URLs for easy launching. Furthermore, - it can be fully configurable and customizable on a per-user basis. - supports full Windows Shell integration for better user experience. - is 100% compatible with all 32-bit Windows versions. LaunchIt NOW! will be a huge time saver when using your computer. Enjoy!
Quick Menu Builder 1.3 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: qmb.exe Size: 1851 kb Author: Mattgo27 Apps More Details & Downloads
Description: Quick Menu Builder enables you to create custom, executable menus. Your custom menu is compiled into a stand-alone executable file and works on all versions of Microsoft Windows«. Production of menus is easy, fast, does not require programming knowledge, and the results are very impressive! The User interface has been designed to be intuitive and allows you to progress logically through your menus' construction. Construction of the menu is divided into steps and you have a substantial degree of freedom within each step and its available features. You can create a menu in several minutes or take more time to customize the menu, right down to the last detail. Every feature is customizable; each menu you create can be radically different from any other. The menus are created as an 'under-lay' beneathe a picture. The 'buttons' are installed into the picture, where-ever you would like them. Each button can be assigned a different action (ie: execute program, explore folder, open document, open multimedia file, link URL, send e-mail and many more...). Quick Menu Builder supports animated GIF pictures, videos and Flash (Macromedia«) to assist you in bringing some liveliness to your menu. You can also link several menus and have access from one to another very easily. Quick Menu Builder is the most efficient way to build menus for all your: CD-ROM, DVD autorun, Application launcher(s) and many, many other multimedia projects...
Description: TrayBar is a new utility with a high potential. It is the best FREE program launcher available for the Windows platform.
You can add programs, folders, etc. You can also create sub menus in wich you can place even more programs, folders and separators.
You can also specify how you want programs launched: minimized, hidden, maximized, or in a normal state.
Except programs you can also add e-mail contacts to send an e-mail in no-time!
Description: Application luncher. Four menus you design that are accessed from each corner of your screen. When move the mouse to a corner a triangle is shown and you then click to show the menu. Built in menu designer. Small in size, and small in memory.
Description: QTbar (Quick Tool Bar) is a toolbar for Windows that gives a user an easy single-click access to their local computer and internet resources. With QTbar user can access their customly defined internet links, Favorites and more (QTbar opens every website in a new browser window). QTbar enables user to open local folders, subfolders, favorite applications, documents and even send email to friends. Everything just with a SINGLE-CLICK OF THE MOUSE! QTbar features Autocomplete, the GO! button, QTfolders and QTemail. A must-have for all, who need rapid and efficient management of their computer's and internet resources and quick access to them whatever the circumstances. In new version 1.3 - new features like EXPANDABLE MENUS (sub-folders and files in all the menus in drive buttons, QTfolders and Windows folders), the GO! button has been redesigned and now launches very fast, additional - Search-the-Internet-button featuring Mamma search engine, new design (better look) of the menus, improved and simplified ZIPping and unZIPping (file compression) and much more!!!
CmdHotKey 1.4 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: cmdhotkey.zip Size: 23 kb Author: Titus Stone wastingtape More Details & Downloads
Description: A utility to allow quick and easy access to the Command Line by means of a user specified hot key. CmdHotKey allows users to choose a key combination, say Ctrl+R, and bind it to the command line. Every time the hot key (Ctrl+R) is pressed, reguardless of what the computer is currently doing, the command line will be launched with focus. CmdHotKey greatly improves access to the command line, and can speed up routine tasks that require shifting hands from keyboard to mouse back to keyboard. Perfect for administrators or power users.
Description: CoolBar is an Desktop Application toolbar.You can use it to quickly
launch all your favorite programs / files by just a click. The application
stays on the riht hand top corner of the desktop, you can add program /
files to it, and then click on the icons to launch it !
An easy way to launch your screensaver.
Description: Qoolbars provides quick access to your favorite tools and applications. It includes two sample plug-ins: a pop-up notebook and a CPU usage monitor.
The program can be customized with skins and hotkeys.
CaptionBarModule 1.00 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: captionbarmodule100.zip Size: 78.9 kb Author: AM Productions More Details & Downloads
Description: This is a small floating toolbar that is a useful replacement for the lost Quick Launch toolbar in explorer. It utilizes the caption icon interface of QuickDialer to minimize the amount of desktop space used. The toolbar supports snapping to the edge of the desktop, on the fly addition and deletion of items, as well as the option to temporarily compress the toolbar size to reclaim desktop space without exiting the program. There is also easy support for multiple toolbar settings. Don't worry about the large .zip size, the .exe is only 28K. Source code included.
Description: It's a simple software. There's nothing powerfull, but it aims for users who just want a simple task: run more than one application with one mouse click without loading a huge software!! You can configure two macros with up to 7 applications each. Each macro has its own executable (28Kb), so you don't need to run the main software!!
RunCD 1.00 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: rcd32100.zip Size: 8.5 kb Author: Jason Hood More Details & Downloads
Description: RunCD is a program to facilitate the running of other programs which require a CD. It will open the tray, wait for the (correct) CD, run the program and, when finished, open the tray again.
YourCPL v1.1 Compatible with: Win9x/ME/Win2k/XP Filename: yourcpl_1_1.zip Size: 6 kb Author: Ian Sharpe More Details & Downloads
Description: Some of the items in your Start menu really belong in Control Panel. YourCPL will put them there. Anything you can run from a command line can be added. One 24K program and a configuration file do it all.
PowerPro 3.2 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: ppro32.zip Size: 1,319 kb Author: Bruce Switzer More Details & Downloads
Description: PowerPro gives you a compact and powerful launch bar, menu, and tray icon facility. But this is just the start. With a little experimenting with its configuration, you'll find that you can use PowerPro to change the way you work with your Windows system. The source of its power is the way PowerPro integrates three capabilities:
Running commands: Tool bars, tray icons, hot keys, mouse actions, menus, timer, scheduler.
Controlling other program's windows: Close, minimize, maximize, roll-up to caption, tray minimize, position.
Providing utility functions: Send keystrokes to programs, run commands when windows first open, virtual desktops, clipboard extender, keyboard macros, shutdown, show all folder files in a menu, sounds, wallpaper, and screensaver activation and randomization
Win Menu 2000 3.22 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: winmenu2kv322.exe Size: 1107 kb Author: Sven Tore Iversen More Details & Downloads
Description: Manage all your most used files, Internet Shortcuts and drives. It will run
all your old DOS programs and new windows utilities. Configure by Drag & Drop
to menu bar or use the feature packed setup program to access all the
advanced features. You might even use different user profiles. It installs
itself to your windows desktop and you have one-click access to all your
favourite files. Win Menu 3 also brings a whole new set of tools.
IconSpot 1.0 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: IconSpot.zip Size: 264 kb Author: Jason Babcock More Details & Downloads
Description: IconSpot gives the everyday user the tools to harness the convenience of the system tray. You can choose your own icons, and YOU set the commands that appear with each icon. IconSpot is simple enough for the average user, and efficient enough for everyday use.
ShellCmd 1.00 beta Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: shellcmd.zip Size: 99 kb Author: Alexander Trefilov More Details & Downloads
Description: If you at least once has used the standard 'Start/Run' function of Windows,
you'll evaluate for sure the functionality and convenience of ShellCmd. ShellCmd
saves the list of entered commands and allows to launch your programs by typing
only a few symbols. ShellCmd supports aliases (brief names) that still more simplifies
the start of the applications with long names and large list of parameters.
Also ShellCmd can be used as an environment for a creation and testing
of .bat-files and simple text editor that supports Dos/Win character sets and
basic tools for working with a text!
XSLaunch 2.0.2 Compatible with: Win9x/NT4/ME/Win2k Filename: XSLaunch.zip Size: 20 kb Author: David De Groot More Details & Downloads
Description: 'Windows Explorer launcher
- Operates from the taskbar
- Option to remain in front of all windows
- Add any path you like in it's searchwindow
- If you enter a URL it launches the web browser'
Description: Easy, table driven AutoRun program for CD ROM Installs
NO PROGRAMMING REQUIRED!
AutoRun-Menu is smart, it allows you to check if program already installed so you can hide Setup or Display Run option.
AutoRun-Menu makes it easy to create CD-ROMs with Automatic Popup Menus for install or running programs.
Can link to web page or email.
Can check system memory & screen resolution. Then display message if insufficiant.
Plays wav or midi file on startup
Highlight option (mouse over) with user defined colors
Description: Runshell opens other programs with its associated program quickly and easily. It was originally designed for use with presentations that where run from CD's. When you use it with an autorun.inf file you can have any file autorun not just .exe's. You can choose to autorun web pages, powerpoint presentations, spreadsheets, or even plain old documents. A typical auto.inf file that uses runshell would look like this:
Where yourFile.ext is any file. Depending on its file extension the machine should open the file with its associated application. I tested this on .txt, .htm, .ppt, .doc, .xls, .mdb and a bunch of others and it worked slick.
If you don't specify a file to open in the command line argument, or if the path is not valid, runshell simply ignores your request and turns itself off.
Description: LaunchPad is an Application Launcher.You can use it to quickly
launch all your favorite programs / files by just a click. The application
stays as an icon in the systray, you can add program / files to the systray
thru this, then click your programs icon to launch it !
An easy way to launch your screensaver / customize the Desktop Properties.