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    Are you tired of being unable to find some of your programs on your desktop? Forget about this problem since Launchy is a platform that has been specially developed so that you can launch all your applications from there. Thus, if you have too many elements installed on your computer and often lose sight of them, you can run them manually with this ally.

    This system has been specially designed for those users who, as time goes by, download more and more applications and documents to their computers, and at some point, they no longer know where they are. If this has happened to you and you feel that you cannot delete most of your content, you can organize it by installing this program.

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    Launchy is an entirely free tool, handy, that will allow you to open a new window from your computer by clicking on its icon or with the keys Alt + Spacebar. Once this window opens, you can type the name of the program in question, whatever it is, and the system will show you the results that match so that you can open it without having to search for those icons individually.

    One of the critical features of Launchy, in case you don't remember the full name of the program or document you are looking for, has to do with search autofill, which anticipates some of our primary concerns. Thanks to it, all you have to do is type the first two or three letters of what you are looking for, and then the system will offer you the potential results that could match your interest.

    Once you have found the document or program you want to launch from it, Launchy is hidden in the background, without bothering you in any way, waiting for you to need it again at some point in the future. In this way, the platform in question greatly simplifies how we access our installed applications and also does so while consuming very few computer resources.

    What is this program for? To save time, once you get used to using it, you will no longer be looking for the icons of your applications on the desktop or in the Start menu until you find them. All you have to do is enter the name of the content you are looking for, and once it appears in the results, you will be able to run it and launch it without any problems.

    An issue that we have also found interesting about this collaborator is that it not only allows us to launch the applications that we have installed ourselves or those that come by default in the Windows operating system, but it is also able to allow us to access directly to sections of the computer as the Control Panel or the Screen Properties. That is to say; you can go almost anywhere on your computer from Launchy.

    As for the interface, you can see that it is minimalist, with an aspect that tends to blacks and grays, which we particularly liked quite a lot. Anyway, from the Themes section within the Configuration gear, you can find many other skins to modify the program's appearance entirely. If unsatisfied in the first instance, you can continuously adapt it to your liking.

    Similarly, you will find that within the Settings section of the program, you can make several exciting changes to make your experience closer to what you are looking for. Among them, it is possible to mention some, such as Always showing the application window or having it Always visible in case we must search for many documents or contents.

    What did we think of Launchy? A little helper that there is no reason for us not to have it installed on our computer. It hardly consumes any resources and takes up any space, yet it is a powerful launcher for all kinds of applications and documents we may have installed on our computers. If we add to the fact that it is free, we can't help but recommend that you give it a try, especially if your desktop is a mess.

    On the other hand, given the repeated comments from some users indicating that the installation of this program slowed down their computers, we must emphasize that we have not experienced any lag or problem of this type in our tests. We do not know if the developers have made it much more efficient or if it was a problem of specific users in particular, but we have not noticed our PC being slower in any way.

    One last detail, which might be of interest to some users, is that this program is available for download and installation, also on Mac and operating systems Linux. In this way, its action is not only limited to Windows. If your experience with this OS has been positive, you will also be able to take advantage of it on your other computers without any inconvenience.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Launchy downloadable for Windows 10?
    Yes, this software can be downloaded and is compatible with Windows 10.
    What operating systems is it compatible with?
    This software is compatible with the following 32-bit Windows operating systems:
    Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP.
    Here you can download the 32-bit version of Launchy.
    Is it compatible with 64-bit operating systems?
    Yes, although there is no special 64-bit version, so you can download the 32-bit version and run it on 64-bit Windows operating systems.
    What files do I need to download to install this software on my Windows PC?
    To install Launchy on your PC, you have to download the LaunchySetup2.6B2.exe file to your Windows and install it.
    Is Launchy free?
    Yes, this program is free so you will be able to use it without any limitations, and without additional cost.
    Also, this software is open source, which means that you will be able to download the source code of the program, and if you are knowledgeable enough, you will be able to see how the software works internally and modify its functionality.
    Are there alternatives and programs similar to Launchy?
    Yes, here you can see similar programs and alternatives.
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