Keypirinha

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A fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows

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What is Keypirinha

Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows.

Features:

  • Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
  • Launch a search on any configured website or online dictionary
  • Language translations on-the-fly
  • Evaluate mathematical expressions
  • Base conversion of numbers
  • Search your environment variables
  • Launch a copied URL directly (http, mailto, skype, ...)
  • Split a URL and convert its arguments to JSON
  • Switch to a running application by name
  • Hash a string (CRC32, MD5, SHA, ...)
  • Generate random UUIDs, passwords, bytes sequences
  • Naturally associate a keyword to a specific item
  • Machine-specific and/or user-specific configuration
  • And more, see Shipped Packages

Properties:

  • Freeware, no nag screen, no time limit, no ads
  • Customizable GUI (colors, fonts, toggling and positioning of elements)
  • Lightning fast
  • Fairly small memory footprint
  • Battery friendly
  • File-driven configuration
  • Steep but rewarding learning curve
  • Written in C++, exposes a Python3 API for its plugins

You can think of Keypirinha as an alternative to Launchy and a cousin of Alfred.

See the First steps chapter for more information.

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