True Launch Bar 7.3.5 RC1

4.0 out of 5 stars 4.0 (317 votes)


Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP / Shareware; $19.90 / 11,578 downloads

True Launch Bar is a superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts. But there is one huge difference. True Launch Bar allows you to combine your shortcuts into groups. This feature looks like popup menus. This vastly improves the management of your shortcuts and save working space on your desktop. By using True Launch Bar, you speed up the launching of your applications like never before.

  • Homepage

    True Launch Bar

  • Limitations

    Yes - 30 day timeout

  • Uninstaller


  • Latest Changes

    - Show good quality icons for documents and shortcuts to documents

    - Bug in text dpi scaling

    - Some minor bugs fixed

Reviews of True Launch Bar

  1. 1 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 7.3.2 Beta (May 28, 2016)

    Please stop listing software as freeware when it isn't

  2. 2 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 7.3.1 Beta (May 5, 2016)

    way too busy for me

  3. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 7.1 (Oct 30, 2014)

    Great launcher, used to pirate it when I was a kid and now I bought it.

    I use it to have multiple quicklaunch-like toolbars, which are synced across multiple computers, by the use of megasync (used to do dropbox in the past).

    All my shortcuts are 1 click away, or 2 clicks away within a menu folder. No need to search through the start button and no cluttered quicklaunch.

  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 6.0 (Jun 20, 2012)

    One of the first items I add to a new install. You can customize the menus, etc until you are tired of customizing! I have been using it with Windows 8 and it is a perfect fit!

  5. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 6.0 (Jun 19, 2012)

    This much more than just a launcher.
    I can see CPU usage, network usage, drive activity, etc. at all times.
    Unlike gadgets that get hidden when running apps, this info can be displayed at all times on the bottom bar.
    On my laptop, I also find it useful to have a volume control slider handy.
    Show battery status, key state or many other options.
    The launcher is merely just one of many functions this is capable of performing.

Discuss True Launch Bar

  1. Dec 3, 2012 - 7:06 PM

    $20 for something like this is ridiculous. Even $10 would be pushing it.