Albert – fast and flexible keyboard launcher

Albert is a desktop agnostic launcher, inspired by the ease of use of OSX’ Alfred launcher. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility.

It is based on the Qt framework.

With this tool users can quickly launch applications, open files or perform web searches.

Features include:

  • 5 themes: Android, Pinboard, Standard, Yosemite Dark, and Yosemite.
  • Run applications.
  • Open files.
  • Open Chrome bookmarks.
  • Calculations and expressions with maths.
  • Search the web.
  • Configurable modules: add/remove web searches, configure which files to index, etc.
  • Supports fuzzy search.
  • Modify the actions taken by pressing the modifier keys.
  • Poweroff, Reboot, Suspend, Hibernate, Lock.
  • Configurable hotkey, maximum history, maximum number of proposals, subtext for selected/unselected item, and more.

Website: github.com/albertlauncher/albert
Support: YouTube
Developer: Massimo Nardello
License: GNU GPL v3

Albert

Albert is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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