A Better Finder Launcher
A Better Finder Launcher
2.2.1

2.5

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A Better Finder Launcher for Mac2.2.1

15 September 2007

Open applications by typing their names.

What is A Better Finder Launcher for Mac

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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ivryernest
ivryernest
Mar 29 2021
2.2.1
1.0
Mar 29 2021
1.0
Version: 2.2.1
I will never use software whose name includes "a better"... In fact, better than what ?
Elementninety3
Elementninety3
Feb 2 2009
2.2.1
0.0
Feb 2 2009
0.0
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.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jun 2 2007
2.1.1
0.0
Jun 2 2007
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
One word: QUICKSILVER
Guest
Guest
Jul 6 2005
1.9.5
2.0
Jul 6 2005
2.0
Version: 1.9.5
Check out "Namely." Simpler, cleaner, works perfectly, freeware.
Guest
Guest
Jan 20 2005
1.9
2.0
Jan 20 2005
2.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Nov 17 2004
1.8
2.0
Nov 17 2004
2.0
Version: 1.8
Start applications by typing their name????? Terminal beats this app by a mile and a half.
Guest
Guest
Sep 22 2004
1.7
2.0
Sep 22 2004
2.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jun 2 2004
1.4
0.0
Jun 2 2004
0.0
Version: 1.4
I say Butler kicks both Launchbar's and Quicksilver's asses. Butler rules. I'm addicted.
Guest
Guest
Mar 10 2004
1.1
2.0
Mar 10 2004
2.0
Version: 1.1
I agree. Quicksilver is a clear winner in this contest. And it's FREE!
Guest
Guest
Mar 10 2004
1.1
2.0
Mar 10 2004
2.0
Version: 1.1
Nothing beats Launchbar????? NO!!!!! QUICKSILVER BEATS LAUNCHBAR hands down!!!
Guest
Guest
Oct 16 2003
1.0
2.0
Oct 16 2003
2.0
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.
Frank-Reiff
Frank-Reiff
Oct 1 2003
1.0b6
0.0
Oct 1 2003
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Sep 27 2003
1.0b5
2.0
Sep 27 2003
2.0
Version: 1.0b5
Nothing beats LaunchBar.... I tried it, just to see. Three Button combo just didn't compare to cmd-space.
Guest
Guest
Sep 26 2003
1.0b5
2.0
Sep 26 2003
2.0
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.
Free

2.5

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

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