TigerLaunch
TigerLaunch
1.0.3

4.5

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TigerLaunch for Mac1.0.3

30 June 2006

Lists all apps in menubar for quick launching.

What is TigerLaunch for Mac

TigerLaunch is an easy-to-use and easy-to-configure application launcher for OS X. It displays an Apps menu at the top of your screen listing all your applications in alphabetical order - no matter what folder they appear in. You can easily configure it to exclude applications you rarely or never launch.

TigerLaunch allows you to be more selective about what apps are dock-worthy, so your dock doesn't get so cluttered. It also makes it easier to launch apps that are buried in sub-folders, such as in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.

What's new in TigerLaunch

Version 1.0.3:
  • Now a universal binary-runs on Intel and PowerPC Macs.
  • Removes the .app suffix that Tiger wants to add to app names. (Depending on your configuration.)
  • Now adds .xcodeproj files to the Projects menu. (The suffix changed since the last release of TigerLaunch.)
  • Fixed a bug where sometimes the table in the Configure window was empty.

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wombat alien
wombat alien
Feb 7 2019
1.0.3
5.0
Feb 7 2019
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Continues to run on 10.14.3 but getting a message that it needs to be 'optimised' ie converted to 64bit application.

Kudos to the Developer - it's one of my essential mac apps (works well in hackintosh) that I install in every build and also recommend to new mac users.

To the Dev: please consider updating the app to 64bit – would be much appreciated.
Msknutson
Msknutson
Nov 19 2018
1.0.3
5.0
Nov 19 2018
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Continues to run, and run, and run. Now using it on macOS Mojave, 10.14.1. macOS sends a message at startup something like "this app needs to be optimized for the current Mac OS version" (or similar) but doesn't impact functionality. Yay!
Fizgig
Fizgig
Jun 26 2016
1.0.3
5.0
Jun 26 2016
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
I've been using this little launcher for over a decade across various versions of OS X... It's handy, simple (no complicated or lengthy setup time to add apps manually) ... I keep apps I don't use all that often in it and keep most commonly used apps in the dock. Checked out other similar launchers over the years, but always came back to TigerLaunch. For me, it has worked flawlessly with every version of OS X so far. Currently running on Sierra (10.12).
James-Igoe
James-Igoe
May 31 2015
1.0.3
5.0
May 31 2015
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
I have been using this for so long, likely since it first came out, and it is still great, so simple. It keeps my desk uncluttered, with a nice little dropdown that includes all those sometime apps.

Runs on the most recent OS X.
Akrobat
Akrobat
Jan 20 2013
1.0.3
4.5
Jan 20 2013
4.5
Version: 1.0.3
I've looked and must say there is nothing in MacUpdate that comes close to the simplicity of this app. I've used it for years and will hopefully continue to do so. Other apps have the tendency to over complicate a very simple task. They have all sorts of options menus which are not necessary and take away from the functionality of the app. Tiger launch is great. Open it and there everything is. Uncheck what you don't want, refresh. Perfect.
Mglamb
Mglamb
Sep 7 2011
1.0.3
5.0
Sep 7 2011
5.0
Version: 1.0.3
Fantastic little app, still works great with Lion. Too bad it appears to be defunct now. I've used it for years and will continue to do so as long as it works!
Nealnt
Nealnt
Aug 3 2009
1.0.3
0.0
Aug 3 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
I've been using this app on Leopard 10.5.7. Any one know if it will run under Snow Leopard?
Akrobat
Akrobat
Sep 29 2008
1.0.3
4.5
Sep 29 2008
4.5
Version: 1.0.3
Still a good application. What I like about this launcher is it's simplicity... no folders or menus or hot keys, which a lot of similar apps suffer from. TigerLaunch is simply a list of apps and their icons. Easy to configure, launch and use. Have this on my eMac and just installed it on my MacBook running Leopard. Works flawlessly. Well done!
Cardboard-Canary
Cardboard-Canary
Oct 27 2006
1.0.3
4.8
Oct 27 2006
4.8
Version: 1.0.3
TigerLaunch has been a very nice way for me to extend the amount of programs I can easily access. Since my dock is pretty well filled up, it's nice to be able to use TigerLaunch to get to my lesser-used programs without having to dig into the Applications folder. At first, I overloaded it with applications, and it became a bit sluggish. However, when I lightened its load by removing programs that I almost never use, it sped up very nicely and now remains a part of my very small collection of startup applications.
Infiniteline
Infiniteline
Oct 10 2006
1.0.3
4.3
Oct 10 2006
4.3
Version: 1.0.3
Just what I was looking for. It's simple and easy to use. I would like a few more options, but certainly a help as is. Thanks!
Gazman
Gazman
Jun 30 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 30 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
I've been looking for a replacement for 'my favorite things' seeing as that program is no longer being developed. The one thing this program needs to be able to replace it is a keyboard shortcut to be able to access it.
Darthcub
Darthcub
Jun 30 2006
1.0.3
0.0
Jun 30 2006
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
HimmelBar also lets you customize which programs are listed. Though TigerLaunch's icon is better...
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2005
1.0.2
4.8
Oct 20 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.2
Just what I was looking for! I used Himelbar before I found TigeLaunch. I love the option to select which apps I want to have in the menu!
Guest
Guest
Feb 10 2005
1.0.2
4.8
Feb 10 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.2
I like it alot but know matter how many times I check or uncheck the apps to be selected, I keep getting 2 or more of same app icons - the refresh doesn't seem to do much but otherwise, it really like it! Thank you.
Guest
Guest
Jan 24 2005
1.0.2
4.8
Jan 24 2005
4.8
Version: 1.0.2
This a great little app, but if your looking for alternate ways to launch then Dragthing 5 is the answer. I've also tried Atomic Beef (another menu launcher) and found they are about the same.
Guest
Guest
Dec 10 2004
1.0.2
4.8
Dec 10 2004
4.8
Version: 1.0.2
10.2.8 -- Simple, brilliant. Sorry I just now found it. Fast enough, to me, that lack of grouping/categorization isn't really an issue. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2004
1.0.2
0.0
Jul 31 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
How different is this from Drag Thing which is the bomb! I just don't like that I have to Pay for the upgrade after paying for the previous copy, so, I still use DT 4. Let me know! SupaPhly
Alexmathew
Alexmathew
Sep 18 2003
1.0.2
3.3
Sep 18 2003
3.3
Version: 1.0.2
Unlike Yadal and Rocket Launcher, it cannot categorize or remove Icons. Icons slow dont my G3 finder too much. I hope the developer will add more features to this free app and I will reconsider it soon.
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2003
1.0.2
0.0
Aug 29 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Unfortunately, it only lists alphabetically. You cannot categorize the list at all.
Guest
Guest
Jun 18 2003
1.0.2
4.8
Jun 18 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0.2
This is a great little app. Love the custom icons for my menu bar. Simple and elegant. Perfect. Thanks
Guest
Guest
May 14 2003
1.0.1
4.8
May 14 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
Great App. Probably my most used utility. Does exactly what I need.
Guest
Guest
May 14 2003
1.0.1
4.8
May 14 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
I like this app., but I like yadal more. Yadal has more features and less of a cpu load, although both use little anyway.
Sir-osis-of-liver2002
Sir-osis-of-liver2002
Mar 29 2003
1.0
4.8
Mar 29 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0
I am new to Mac, and this application is a very nice app to have. I love the icon, and it really helps me locate what I need, being new and all. Nice software, and at a price I can afford...lol. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Feb 7 2003
1.0
4.8
Feb 7 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0
Suits my style exactly....has no problems...look at every application you have alphabetically...opens quick.....Great utility
Guest
Guest
Feb 1 2003
1.0
4.8
Feb 1 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0
Excellent app. Rusn quickly and does as promised.
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2003
1.0
0.0
Jan 14 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0
great program - i wish it would start up by default though (when i say that, i mean not having to add it to my login items) obviously an almsost non-issue though.
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2002
1.0
0.0
Nov 1 2002
0.0
Version: 1.0
TigerLaunch sucks compared to others... I've tried LaunchIt 3.2 and it's 10000 times better. LaunchIt 4 is gonna be ready soon, so watch out body!
Guest
Guest
Oct 28 2002
1.0
4.8
Oct 28 2002
4.8
Version: 1.0
You have to quit and reopen if you want to reconfigure the list (10.1). Some problems when resizing the configuration window also - won't scroll back to top properly so you're stuck with the bottom half if not careful (quit and relaunch sorts it). A bit 'jumpy' in the menubar too - doesn't behave as well as other menu bar items. I prefer the interface over YADAL's, it's dock equivalent, but YADAL doesn't have the problems I described so I'm using it instead at the moment. I can't wait for an update tho' to see if the above probs are fixed.
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2002
1.0
4.8
Oct 24 2002
4.8
Version: 1.0
This app is very very handy, best of all it's free... cool icon too. Thanks Ranchero!
Free

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later
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