A Better Finder Launcher
A Better Finder Launcher
2.2.1

2.5

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A Better Finder Launcher2.2.1

15 September 2007

Open applications by typing their names.

Overview

A Better Finder Launcher allows you to simply press the Control-Command-L keyboard combination and start typing the name of the application. After only the first few letters A Better Finder Launcher will have narrowed down the matching application names to asingle one; then simply hit the return key to launch the application.

What's new in A Better Finder Launcher

Version 2.2.1:
  • Fixes a minor preferences bug.

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13 Reviews of A Better Finder Launcher

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Anonymous
26 September 2003
Version: 1.0b5

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Took forever to "index" my computer's applications. Similar apps did this in a couple of seconds and were done. I hate to image how slow the rest of this app was. I didn't wait for it to finish indexing.
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Elementninety3
02 February 2009
Version: 2.2.1
can someone explain to me how this is any different than using spotlight? if you're going to name this app "A Better Finder..." something, it should at least be better than the finder's own method of doing it. clearly, this isn't.
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Maclover1-1
02 June 2007
Version: 2.1.1
One word: QUICKSILVER
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Anonymous
06 July 2005
Version: 1.9.5
Check out "Namely." Simpler, cleaner, works perfectly, freeware.
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Anonymous
20 January 2005
Version: 1.9
Why reinvent the wheel? This has been done at least three times by extremely full-featured apps, two of which are free. I just don't see the point when you've got the likes of Quicksilver, Butler and Launchbar to compete with.
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Anonymous
17 November 2004
Version: 1.8
Start applications by typing their name????? Terminal beats this app by a mile and a half.
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Anonymous
22 September 2004
Version: 1.7
LaunchBar was the first launcher for Mac OS X I have heard about (even before QuickSilver and others), and am very happy with its performance. With all due respect to all the rest of launchers, I'll keep supporting LB.
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CrazySwedishGuy
02 June 2004
Version: 1.4
I say Butler kicks both Launchbar's and Quicksilver's asses. Butler rules. I'm addicted.
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Anonymous
10 March 2004
Version: 1.1
I agree. Quicksilver is a clear winner in this contest. And it's FREE!
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Anonymous
10 March 2004
Version: 1.1
Nothing beats Launchbar????? NO!!!!! QUICKSILVER BEATS LAUNCHBAR hands down!!!
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3.5
Anonymous
16 October 2003
Version: 1.0
i definitely prefer launchbar, but for a 1.0 release and a fourth of the cost, this app has its merits. at the least, it is visually interesting and features will likely be expanded in the future. one annoyance is the frequency of the shareware reminder which doesn't allow one to get a usability feel for any length of time.
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Frank-Reiff
01 October 2003
Version: 1.0b6
If you prefer "Command-Space", you can change the hot key combination in the "System Preferences..." pane. Version 1.0b6 only takes a few seconds for indexing. I very much appreciate feedback so please feel free to contact me with suggestions at reiff@publicspace.net.
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Anonymous
27 September 2003
Version: 1.0b5
Nothing beats LaunchBar.... I tried it, just to see. Three Button combo just didn't compare to cmd-space.
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Anonymous
26 September 2003
Version: 1.0b5
Took forever to "index" my computer's applications. Similar apps did this in a couple of seconds and were done. I hate to image how slow the rest of this app was. I didn't wait for it to finish indexing.
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Free

2.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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