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LaunchOnFly

CNET Editors' note: This smart utility lets you launch programs and files, and open Web sites from one convenient location.LaunchOnFly is a customizable, easy-to-use context menu preloaded with several program shortcuts.Read the entire LaunchOnFly review

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  • 2.0 stars

    "good and fast"

    November 24, 2007  |   By san_123-pani

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.51

    Pros

    it is superb

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Use Quick Launch"

    November 18, 2007  |   By wooledge001

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.51

    Cons

    This program does not seem to be different from the Quick Launch task bar that comes with Windows. Using the Quick Launch task bar does not use memory.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Can't Uninstall the Trial Version"

    July 10, 2007  |   By karmologyclinic

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.51

    Pros

    Nice, easy and low on resources but...

    Cons

    WARNING. I upgraded from an earlier version and now I want to uninstall the trial version but I can't. It keeps popping up the registration form a couple of times, then it pops up the program and then the uninstallation process freezes and it can close only by ending the task at the task manager. VERY ANNOYING. I tried many things to uninstall it but I had no success till now.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I love this program"

    June 19, 2007  |   By rokalilbit

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.32

    Pros

    I tried at least a half dozen launcher programs (some of them not free), but this one is the best I've found. It is easy to set up, easy to configure, easy to customize, and easy to use. It doesn't look cheesy like some launchers, and it doesn't take up a lot of room on your screen like some of the huge bar-type launchers. You can get to practically anything with just one mouse click or two at the most. You can't drag and drop items, but you can right-click on a file that you want to add, and it will give you the option of sending it to LaunchOnFly, a really cool feature I haven't seen in other launchers. LaunchOnFly has all the essential features I was looking for, and more are promised in future versions, although I don't see how it could get much better. Give it a try, its free!

    Cons

    No help files yet, but they say they are coming soon. I didn't really need any anyway, it is easy to figure out.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very good program for sorting your apps for quick access!"

    March 9, 2007  |   By Draven

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.31

    Pros

    Quick and Easy to setup.. a breaze to run!

    Cons

    Would be nice if you could lanch some of the programs by hotkeys.. instead i need another piece of software to do this.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great alternative easy to use"

    September 6, 2006  |   By knock_out_uk2002

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.21

    Pros

    Quick setup love that there are multiple ways to access the menu, ie shortcut keys, mouse toggle, and hover at a set point of the screen. Or you can just click on the app as well. Just click on some of your most used programs or apps and go send to and then to on fly. Can save on desktop clutter.

    Cons

    Not the best appearance, and i guess skins or something would be nice, but you get what you pay for, and this is free, so dont complain.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Best I have found!"

    June 2, 2006  |   By This Just In

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.2

    Pros

    Great interface, nice format, generally I like everything about it. This program is absolutely FREE no cost whatsoever, no 30-day trial. I have seen a lot of programs where they say "free" and turns out they're really not.

    I love this program because, unlike most "launchers", which launch nothing but worms and spyware, it doesn't contain viruses.

    Pretty easy to use, anyone can use it, but just for a little help with some of the more clueless people...

    Shortcut=launch program, open recycle bin, etc.

    Separator=grey line in between shortuts/folders.

    Folder=sub-menu which can contain Shortcuts, Separators and more Folders.

    I hope this program helps you launch stuff easier, after all, it is a launcher. =]

    Cons

    This program, like rokalilbit said, does not have help files, but, like him (again), didn't need any. I also don't especially fancy the logo thingy.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Beats similar launchers, and its free!"

    April 22, 2006  |   By rokalilbit

    Version: LaunchOnFly 1.1

    Pros

    I tried at least a half dozen launcher programs (some of them not free), but this one is the best I've found. It is easy to set up, easy to configure, easy to customize, and easy to use. It doesn't look cheesy like some launchers, and it doesn't take up a lot of room on your screen like some of the huge bar-type launchers. You can get to practically anything with just one mouse click or two at the most. You can't drag and drop items, but you can right-click on a file that you want to add, and it will give you the option of sending it to LaunchOnFly, a really cool feature I haven't seen in other launchers. LaunchOnFly has all the essential features I was looking for, and more are promised in future versions, although I don't see how it could get much better. Give it a try, its free!

    Cons

    No help files yet, but they say they are coming soon. I didn't really need any anyway, it is easy to figure out.

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