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Keyboard LaunchPad

$9.95
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 8 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    97,123
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 20, 2009
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited number of shortcuts); $9.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    241
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Macros and keyboard shortcuts are nothing new, but many shortcut programs are too complicated for the average user. In contrast, this launcher makes it easy to set up shortcuts that launch applications, visit Web sites, paste saved clipboard data, and even control MP3 players.

Using Keyboard LaunchPad is a cinch. First you create new hot keys with a few mouse clicks, or by just dragging and dropping shortcuts, files, or folders into the main window. Next you assign a key combination that triggers the hot key. Then you apply actions to each hot key from a pull-down list of commonly used actions such as linking to a shortcut or URL. You can add actions to the list with plug-ins once you purchase the full version.

All in all, Keyboard LaunchPad is a practical, powerful, and easy-to-use utility. Our only complaint is that the trial does not provide enough hot keys or actions to test the more advanced features.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"don't know- could not launch it"

April 24, 2010  |  By herbe1234

2010-04-24 09:48:55  |  By herbe1234

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

easy to download

Cons

could not launch it

Summary

have yet tom use it

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5 stars

"Lightest keyboard shortcut program out there."

January 29, 2010  |  By kielimed

2010-01-29 06:30:05  |  By kielimed

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Only uses below 1000k memory usage when idle.

Cons

After you use a hotkey assigned, usage jumps to about 6000k. Although, this is still low compared to other hotkey programs. Also, if you open it's configurations, and then close it, it slide back down to <1000k. This should be automatic.

Summary

I like my background programs to be as light as possible. Stardock is one of the best at making programs use less memory and I recommend this program to all.

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5 stars

"Very Helpful"

January 30, 2008  |  By tails5

2008-01-30 02:13:04  |  By tails5

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

It makes every-day tasks so much easier. The autofill built in to Internet Explorer/Opera isnt nearly as good as the functions this provides.

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5 stars

"Excellent working tool"

January 22, 2008  |  By Peter Billing

2008-01-22 08:40:57  |  By Peter Billing

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

I have used Keyboard Launch Pad for a long time now. This is my third purchase for use with a new machine. I felt so lost without it when I started this machine having to type all details many times instead of "Hot Keys". Although Vista Premium does have an Autofill feature it does not cover everything that can be done with Launch Pad.

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5 stars

"good program"

October 13, 2004

2004-10-13 23:12:15

 |  Version: Not Found

Summary

This program does exactly what it is suppose to do and increased productivity. The price is high though.

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5 stars

"GOOD"

December 06, 2003  |  By otto888

2003-12-06 16:52:17  |  By otto888

 |  Version: Not Found

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5 stars

"Very cool!"

August 01, 2003  |  By JMB1984

2003-08-01 10:10:09  |  By JMB1984

 |  Version: Not Found

Summary

Awesome prorgam, I have a ton of hotkeys setup and I really couldn't think of anything more useful. Impressivly easy to use too - Great buy :)

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.6
Version 1.6 added new shortcuts.
General
Publisher Stardock
Publisher web site http://www.stardock.com
Release Date August 20, 2009
Date Added August 20, 2009
Version 1.6
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.48MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 97,123
Downloads Last Week 241
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited number of shortcuts
Price $9.95
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