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alias

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #50 on: November 16, 2010, 06:41:47 AM »
Excellent review on the Freeware Genius site...

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #51 on: November 16, 2010, 08:13:06 AM »
 :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

Thanks for pointing that out alias, it's a review that really gave me a nice feeling.  :Thmbsup:

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The verdict: this is one post where I will start with the verdict, which I usually reserve until the end. There are two things I want say about this program to sum it up:

(1) If you are unfamiliar with search-box style launchers like FARR and Launchy, you’re in for a treat. Once you try these, they will literally transform the way you use your computer. Just imagine: instead of hunting in your start menu or other locations for a shortcut, all you need to do is start typing the first few letters of the program name, and it will popup. (Very useful if you have a large folder full of portable programs, like I do, that never make it to the start menu).

(2) FARR is likely the best program of it’s kind. It has come a long way since I first saw it many years ago; for one thing, it has undergone a face ift that brought about the “wow” factor which Launchy had from the start.
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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #52 on: November 16, 2010, 08:28:25 AM »
It's worth emphasizing what he says is the key thing about farr:

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But the real, difficult-to-replicate edge it has over other programs like it is the community over at Donationcoder which has embraced it and continuously develops plugins for it that enable it to perform a wide range of tasks.


So let me express my thanks to everyone who has contributed to FARR, whether it be by making a plugin, sharing alias packs, suggesting and testing features, etc.  Not only do you guys make the program so much better, but you are what makes it fun for me to keep developing it.  Thank you!

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #53 on: November 16, 2010, 11:11:42 AM »
Three cheers for FARR  :up: :up: :up:

I started out with Launchy, then learned about FARR and that it didn't need to re-index whenever a new app was installed.  I've been a die-hard FARR fan ever since.

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #54 on: November 16, 2010, 05:20:10 PM »
Start to use this software after I read the article  ;) :Thmbsup:

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« Reply #55 on: November 16, 2010, 05:54:43 PM »
Welcome to the family Wenbin! :beerchug:

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #56 on: November 18, 2010, 10:41:02 AM »
:-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

Thanks for pointing that out alias, it's a review that really gave me a nice feeling.  :Thmbsup:


You are most welcome, Sir Mousealot!  And most deserving, if I might add my own two cents' worth!

I also hope it brought some more much-deserved recognition for FARR - I think that site gets quite a few hits, from the references I've seen to it in other blogs, etc.  It all helps...
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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #57 on: January 10, 2011, 02:33:34 PM »
Farr mentioned in this list by author and programmer Jesse Liberty:

http://jesseliberty....ogrammers/#more-4224

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« Reply #58 on: January 10, 2011, 03:07:47 PM »
He didn't say a whole lot, but I thought his bottom line summary of FARR was spot on: "Nice."   :D

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« Reply #59 on: January 10, 2011, 10:20:44 PM »
yup, that was quite neat. i bet he'll have more to say when he finds out about the aliases and plugins in Farr.

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Re: Links to Review and Comments - Add yours!
« Reply #60 on: January 11, 2011, 09:32:59 AM »

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« Reply #61 on: January 11, 2011, 09:43:30 AM »
Why is FARR for programmers?

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« Reply #62 on: May 19, 2011, 12:46:55 AM »
Dont get me wrong FARR is still the best but I came across this (not being developed any more) TypeAndRun

I do prefer its interface - SO simple!  but what I really love is the way it autocompletes for you, say you start typing C:\pr   it fills in the rest really fast. I know FARR does it too but you have to press tab every now and then.

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« Reply #63 on: May 19, 2011, 12:56:09 AM »
I've added TypeAndRun to the large FARR Help file section listing related products.

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« Reply #64 on: August 30, 2011, 08:29:08 PM »
the best application launcher for windowsCheck!!  8)

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Find and Run Robot is one of the most powerful apps on the list, with a ton of settings, plugins, and alias capabilities that let you customize a lot of how it works. It's a bit more difficult to set up, since it's so advanced, but it's good if you have very specific needs. It's biggest downside is that it doesn't index at all, which keeps resource usage low but can be slower to find things. Executor lets you choose, which is one of the reasons why it's just the best there is.

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« Reply #65 on: June 19, 2012, 05:21:03 AM »
Really sweet review of FARR on GuidingTech.com:

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"I was impressed within the first 20 minutes and in the next one hour I was already falling in love with its features."

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