Keyboard LaunchPad

Keyboard LaunchPad

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    76,714
  • Date Added:
    August 20, 2009
  • File Size:
    1.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    264
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003/Vista

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

    Version: Keyboard LaunchPad 1.6

    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

    Version: Keyboard LaunchPad 1.6

    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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    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 XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows 2000
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 1.48MB
    File Name keyboardlaunchpad_public.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 76,714
    Downloads Last Week 264
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Limited number of shortcuts
    Price $9.95

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