Bevy
Bevy
1.1.2

4.5

Bevy free download for Mac

Bevy1.1.2

22 October 2016

Application launcher shows you all apps in one window.

Overview

Bevy is a launcher that shows you all of your application icons in a single window that can be opened with a global hot key, from the menu bar or by clicking its dock icon. You just specify folders where your applications are located and Bevy creates visual groups of icons for each folder. To help you quickly find the application you're looking for, a key press will highlight applications with matching names or you can drag-and-drop a file to highlight compatible applications. How cool is that? In addition, you can hide rarely used apps and un-installers so they won't clutter your window. And Bevy is always up-to-date because it uses Spotlight to keep track of changes so you don't have to.

What's new in Bevy

Version 1.1.2:
  • Fixed - Various fixes for macOS 10.12 Sierra quirks
  • Changed - Alphabetical app sort is now based on the localized name

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17 Reviews of Bevy

5
Oak
25 July 2009
Version: 1.0.4

Most helpful

Since my writing of the preceding comments, the developer has gone "above and beyond" in helping me resolve the difficulties that my iMac (Tiger 10.4.11) had in digesting this App. The alacrity with which he went to work on my problem was most gratifying. Bevy itself is phenomenal. Overall appearance and graphics make for eye-candy that looks good enough to eat. The workings are intuitive- It does not require a PhD to figure out how to use all the features. The user's guide and support leave no questions unanswered. It is very reasonably priced. This application is simply a pleasure to use. Do yourself a favor- Take Bevy for a demo drive. I bet you will like it. In fact, have your credit card handy, because you will want to buy it as soon as you try it. Based upon my latest experience I give Bevy five stars for the reasons stated. This is my honest opinion. Nobody asked, offered, or gave me anything to write it. I do not know the developer.
(5)
5
Rob-h
05 November 2019
Version: 1.1.2
Really useful app launcher that I have been using since I bought a Mac in 2008. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work properly in macOS Catalina (it doesn't display system apps like Music, Podcasts, TV etc.). Could be down to security in Catalina even though I have given the app Full Disk Access.
(0)
5
eli-ny
18 July 2017
Version: 1.1.2
one of its kind. super useful replacement of launcher
(0)
3.5
homepary2
13 April 2017
Version: 1.1.2
it's looking great
(0)
3
Marcossi
05 March 2016
Version: 1.1.1
Not impressed and no reply from support.
(0)
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MacUpdate-Ishaq
02 March 2016
Version: 1.1.1
The developers at Apple are known for rolling existing 3rd-party software into OS X releases; every major release features some previously niche software solution integrated into the fabric of the OS. This typically spells the end of development for these 3rd party utilities as their developers are forced to work on new projects or pivot the progress of their apps. Bevy, however, is the rare example of a 3rd party developer remaining unfazed by Apple’s releases, going forward with resolve and conviction, improving on an experience in which Apple falls short. Launchpad has never quite convinced of its utility. The genesis of the feature was contained in its stark similarity to the iOS home screen with its rows of apps and folders, but it remained a fundamentally clunky experience, surpassed by Spotlight, the Dock, and many other application launching utilities. Bevy, on the other hand, offers a creative take on the same idea Launchpad failed to perfect: showing you all your apps in a digestible manner for quick viewing and launching. With its customizable triggers, Bevy can feel like a seamless part of the OS. But its unique way of inviting user engagement makes it something that’s not only useful, but fun to use. The initial presentation of all your apps at once feels overwhelming, but a minute or two with the app breaks down that fear, leaving the user empowered to find, open, organize, and remove apps as they wish. It’s quite the user experience — one that would make Apple jealous.
(0)
5
jack2001
07 October 2014
Version: 1.0.12
gradevole e funzionale
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5
jims525
07 October 2011
Version: 1.0.10
Great app, works very well as an app launcher or a dock replacement. It is very customizable, and works well with a lot of apps, just a few apps, running apps, favorite apps, etc. You can set up keys, hot corners, and ever hot-sides to activate. As I tend be obsessive about these things, I tried all the others and found this to be the best. I also emailed the developer with some ideas and he emailed back within minutes and was very open to suggestions.
(0)
5
meme12
25 March 2011
Version: 1.0.8
Excellent program. I currently have it triggered from a screen edge, and have been using it as a dock replacement. Actually is effective for launching and switching between running apps without getting in the way. Glad to reclaim all that screen space.
(0)
5
Pengman
12 March 2011
Version: 1.0.8
Simply great. Simple but indispensable.
(0)
5
Whitebuck
08 February 2011
Version: 1.0.8
Excellent App and Support. Give it a try, you'll buy.Download from eSellarate and not Apple App store if possible. "Just say no" to Apple App store.
(1)
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5
JetsSetter
15 May 2010
Version: 1.0.7
Bevy - a simple and convenient tool for quick access to your shortcuts and programs. By pressing a hot key Bevy displays icons for all installed applications, dividing them into groups for easier navigation and search programs. Bevy has a very flexible configuration - you can specify the folder from which the client will skip the program and removing from the list of unwanted software, show only the active applications and call itself the panel via hot keys. Moves on the panel Bevy file on it will be highlighted programs that can open it. It remains only to throw the file on the desired icon. Also worth noting that the program is stable and fast to use! Thanks to developers for an interesting product! Best Regards Vitaly!
(5)
Brianva
28 December 2009
Version: 1.0.6
I use Bevy on my laptop and want to use it on my Mac Pro. It works perfect on my laptop but crashes every time on my Mac Pro. Bevy starts fine on the Mac Pro but, when I go to start any app using Bevy, Bevy crashes every time. Both machines are running 10.6.2 and are completely up to date. Anyone else have this problem? Thanks.
(1)
5
Macbird
16 October 2009
Version: 1.0.6
I previously used a free app called ParaDocks. It stopped working on the newer OS's & I felt lost without it. I purchased this app which is similar in part (but does so much more) and tried it out. I love it!
(4)
5
Oak
25 July 2009
Version: 1.0.4
Since my writing of the preceding comments, the developer has gone "above and beyond" in helping me resolve the difficulties that my iMac (Tiger 10.4.11) had in digesting this App. The alacrity with which he went to work on my problem was most gratifying. Bevy itself is phenomenal. Overall appearance and graphics make for eye-candy that looks good enough to eat. The workings are intuitive- It does not require a PhD to figure out how to use all the features. The user's guide and support leave no questions unanswered. It is very reasonably priced. This application is simply a pleasure to use. Do yourself a favor- Take Bevy for a demo drive. I bet you will like it. In fact, have your credit card handy, because you will want to buy it as soon as you try it. Based upon my latest experience I give Bevy five stars for the reasons stated. This is my honest opinion. Nobody asked, offered, or gave me anything to write it. I do not know the developer.
(5)
Oak
14 July 2009
Version: 1.0.2
I have downloaded the Demo of this App. twice now, once from MU and once from Apple Downloads. Both times I get a brief view of some kind of 'blank' information sheet (too brief a view to really see); then a screenshot of Bevy, showing all my Apps. If I click on anything, it all disappears, and I am looking at my desktop. The designer's site has no contact info for asking questions, so I am taking this route... Since I cannot get Bevy to work as a Demo, if I pay for it up front, will it all work then; or will it be more of the same?
(0)
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4
Pengman
27 June 2009
Version: 1.0.2
Very nice, easy to use/setup.
Nice to see all apps at once.
(2)
4
Patrick-Savelberg
10 June 2009
Version: 1.0.1
Very nice interface, simple to setup. Spotlight search and option to add multiple folders is great.
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$9.95

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later

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