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Giveaway of the day — NLauncher

NLauncher is a desktop organizing utility that enables users to free the desktop from icons, folders and files by moving them to the multilevel pop-up menu.
$19.95 EXPIRED
User rating: 272 (90%) 30 (10%) 81 comments

NLauncher was available as a giveaway on January 30, 2007!

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NLauncher is a desktop organizing utility that enables users to free the desktop from icons, folders and files by moving them to the multilevel pop-up menu.

The menu can be placed on one side of the desktop or split into left and right panels and placed on both sides.

The NLauncher menu is a one-click way for launching any user-defined applications, opening folders, files, Control Panel items, URLs, and sending e-mails to any specified address.

System Requirements:

Windows 98/ME/NT 4.0 (IE3.0 or later)/2000/XP

Publisher:

CrispyBytes Development

Homepage:

http://www.nlauncher.com

File Size:

1.45 MB

Price:

$19.95

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#81

Hello! Help solve the problem.
Very often try to enter the forum, but says that the password is not correct.
Regrettably use of remembering. Give like to be?
Thank you!

Reply   |   Comment by AltaGid  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#80

it'd be great if it wouldn't be visible even these 2 px in hide mode
because when you watch movies, there is this bright stripe on left and/or right

Reply   |   Comment by student  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#79

Well I got about 150 icons off the desktop into groups and all great.

HOWEVER next day, NLauncher froze with a group expanded and could not get it off the screen. As I was (and still am) in the middle of other work I couldn't do a restart so I blew NLauncher away with TaskManager and when I restated it ALL my work is lost and I am back with the original launch bar with the silly noise.

Is there no registry that remembers my setup??? Maybe it will come back when I restart????

PITA because if I have to start again I have no icons on the desktop to drag/remember to add to NLauncher which would make it twice the task to redo!!. I should have been warned by post #28 !! Drat!

Reply   |   Comment by Jamie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#78

This is a cool program. I like the menu like structure. There is a HUGE downfall however. There is no text on these icons, so unless you wait for the tool top to pop up you have no idea what each link will open. The only real way to fix this now is to create a custom icon for every icon... very annoying.

The name of the icon should show a text title above the icon or across the icons picture, top would be best.

Got to give it pops for the custimization features. There is many settings and buttons for those of us that like modifying stuff and making it our own.

Overall good stuff... got my Icons in order now. Thanks!!

Reply   |   Comment by NameAP  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#77

nice, it could really use some drag&drop feature. after several hours i saw it eating 50 MB of ram. WTF?

Reply   |   Comment by add  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#76

As soon as I installed tgis software my browser SlimBrowser started crashing every launch and IE not as often.
Even after uninstalling still having problems.

Reply   |   Comment by Steve  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#75

While this is a pretty fast and might be convenient for some users I'm more than happy with True Launch Bar. For me this can't compete with that as that is one heck of an application, and all this does is well..nothing..

It could be useful though when I wanted to pin a few items, I might keep it installed for a while before making final thoughts on where I need it or not.

Reply   |   Comment by Star-X  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#74

Looks interesting. For those who find these useful, Google "find and run robot"

Reply   |   Comment by inky  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#73

Don't think I need this one...thanks anyways.
Thanks everybody for the freeware alternatives...I've noted them in clipmarks.

Reply   |   Comment by John J.  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#72

Seems pretty cool. I like the fact that it's skinnable. Had to disable the right toolbar because it kept popping up every time I went for the scrollbar, that got old really fast.

Reply   |   Comment by )ESS!E  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#71

I've been using RK Launcher for a while now and I've found it to be hands down the best over any other launcher I've tried. I even wrote a skin pack for it. Best of all, it's 100% FREE!

http://home.cogeco.ca/~rklauncher/

Reply   |   Comment by MattB  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#70

Nice piece of software, found out bout this site today, can't wait for tomorrow's.

Reply   |   Comment by Connor  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#69

Tried Folder Guide and it's kinda nice, but it's a big drawback that it only works against the desktop (and not when, for example, right-clicking against the webbrowser.)

As for NLauncher, I like it. But I had to deactivate the right side since I kept activating it accidently when trying to access the scroll bar. Works nicely on the left side though.

Reply   |   Comment by ND  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#68

Not what I would use when you can with one more mouse click from the desktop
get to any of the programs or folders that NLauncher can get to.???
Tons of free launchers out there! (Useless Programs)

you can fill the desktop to the Max with this other free app at this
site... http://www.sillysot.com/
The only time you will see your icons are when you need them!
Iconoid is what I use and has lots of features for privacy as well.

#52, If you like folder Guide, (I do too) then give this a try as well:
http://www.foldermarker.com/ Version 1.4 is free
Have Fun...

Reply   |   Comment by Greg W  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#67

Cool program.

RoboTask can do 1-keystroke launches too (although Nlauncher probably does more).

Reply   |   Comment by zipzap  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#66

I agree with post #14

Reply   |   Comment by Me  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#65

It wasn't what I expected. I hoped it would easily organize my desktop, but no such luck.

Reply   |   Comment by Nien  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#64

This software is PERFECT for my needs, I have SO much clutter on my desktop, I would recommend it to anyone in my situation.

Reply   |   Comment by Angrybaby  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#63

And of course there is Desktop Sidebar... I use it all the time.
Hides automatically, is very easy to configure, has skinning capabilities, can contain groups,...
http://www.desktopsidebar.com/

Reply   |   Comment by Merlin  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#62

Not bad, but for a truly intuitive desktop organizer-launcher try the free FSL(FreeSoftLand)launcher at: http://fsl.sytes.net/. Its very similar to the shareware program LaunchIt NOW! Plus. For me its been a keeper.

Reply   |   Comment by Ken  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#61

Same as #56 Hilary. Well, it's not a must have anyway...

Reply   |   Comment by smala  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#60

Check www.rocketdock.com it's also a very nice and free program launcher / folder explorer / dock and it also support docklets...

Reply   |   Comment by Blitzkrieg  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#59

if you have a toshiba laptop, and cool launcher is Toshiba Touch and Launch

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#58

None of the programs placed within it would open and function, good idea but unservicable.
I'll go elsewhere thanks!

Reply   |   Comment by Ray  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#57

don't get this get http://www.punksoftware.com/rocketdock
best program i've seen for ages and its free and better than most paid progs

Reply   |   Comment by snakestan  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#56

I have the icon on my desktop. Now what!! I cant get it started. Whats my next step. I have unzipped it. Setup. HELP.

Reply   |   Comment by Hilary  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#55

Comment #51 by Duh. Thank you for the link to clipmarks which led me onto http://www.freeware365.com/. There's a great choice of freeware utilities for everyones taste there. I do like Nlaunchers interface though.

Reply   |   Comment by WhiteRabbit aka Stephen  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#54

I CAN'T FIND THE PRODUCT KEY!! NOW I'M IN TRIAL MODE! PLEASE HELP ME

Reply   |   Comment by Alvaro  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#53

well i think it´s funny that when you install it,it ask´s if you wan´t to create a desktop icon for it!

Reply   |   Comment by bolon  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#52

OMG! Duh (#51) Folder Guide has to be the *must have* utility of the decade! Kudos!

Reply   |   Comment by BillW50  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#51

If you like this freeware, check out stablauncher. I wrote a clip abou it at:

http://www.clipmarks.com/clipmark/A477040D-5C16-4383-BA5B-5A0051998275/

It's free ALL the time, so you don't have to worry if your computer crashes and you need to reformat your drive.

Reply   |   Comment by Duh  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#50

what happened to the "thumbs up / thumbs down" icons?

Reply   |   Comment by Rob  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#49

I placed the iTunes shortcut into the toolbar and tried to access the program, it denied access...?

Reply   |   Comment by Les  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#48

There has never been a more efficient, inclusive, customizable and graphically-pleasing freeware program launcher than "LaunchMate". Nor as unknown, obviously. The author gave up development years ago, but it's still available via a Web Search. Your welcome :-)

Reply   |   Comment by Antonio  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#47

I like this one, but some windows show a "get key now" button which is annoying considering it is registered already (I know it is, it is licensed to giveawayoftheday.)

Reply   |   Comment by ND  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#46

Hello all!

My 15-Minute Review is up for this application! I hope it helps you all!

http://www.bladedthoth.com/news/2007/01/30/15mr-nlauncher/

Thanks for reading it!

Reply   |   Comment by BladedThoth  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#45

Good application, but not what I'm looking for. I'm a HUGE proponent of "portable" applications, and lately, I have grown to dislike applications that aren't installable and runnable from a USB Thumb Drive. NLauncher is no exception.

While this is a fine application, for me, something like PStart is more productive.

Reply   |   Comment by Jim  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#44

I Really like this one to

Reply   |   Comment by Emily Standen  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#43

Sorry I should have checked and posted in forums (mea culpa)

Reply   |   Comment by Jamie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#42

I don't seem to need any reg key, however I have to keep registering this everytime I start it? Anyone else had this?

Reply   |   Comment by Jamie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#41

I REALLY like this one

Reply   |   Comment by elaine  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#40

Well, I'm sorry about it, but this time the app of the day is worst than I thought it would be: It's fast, and the software does what it says it does; but there are some things in it that I don't like. One of them is the appearance of the bar, focusing on the appearance of the icons. They are very... pixelated? And that is one thing that the programmers should improve in order to make people like their program.

From the alternatives said on #5 and #19 the most interesting (at least for me) is Launchy, but I would like to give people one more to think about. It's name is RocketDock, and it is freeware as well.

That's the one I use now and combined with ÜberIcon (also freeware) makes a good and clean desktop. Here are thir links: www.punksoftware.com/rocketdock and www.punksoftware.com/ubericon hope you enjoy them and thank you GotD Team for the software once more.

Reply   |   Comment by Sefhilion  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#39

Re. #23 - Screenshots can be found at product website above -
http://www.nlauncher.com - (I agree that it would be useful to have screenshots displayed with each program )
Re. #11 - I "only" have 113 8-)

Reply   |   Comment by Larry B.  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#38

It has support for dual-monitor systems. I got detailed instructions from support at nlauncher.com
Also after activation close this application and start it again.

Reply   |   Comment by vko  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#37

The program isn't easy to organize all your icons, but when you've done it, it works good. And I'm glad you can turn off that irritating sound. So in a scale from 0-10 I give the program 7 points.

Reply   |   Comment by Arjan  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#36

Hmmm...why go through all the trouble while there's a better option that actually FREE? Everyone should know about 'The Wonderful Icon': http://www.thewonderfulicon.com/

Reply   |   Comment by John  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#35

Slick little program, but not worth the time to set it up. Quick launch works just fine for me. I suppose if icons on your desktop really bothers you, and you don't want to use quick start, it might be worth while. Glad I didn't pay $20.00 for it!

Reply   |   Comment by Ozzie  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#34

Is anyone else having problems posting to the forum?

Reply   |   Comment by Amber  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#33

to #9 it's running already but it is autohide in the right side by default

Reply   |   Comment by teem  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#32

Totally agree with # 19: You should have a look at *Launchy* http://www.launchy.net/
Simple, fast, free and doesn't waste any resources.

Reply   |   Comment by hpb  –  9 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
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