What is Launchy
Launchy is what Alfred is to Mac users, but for Windows.
Launchy is basically a quick launcher for programs that is accessed using alt-spacebar to pop up a box which you enter your search terms.
it supports many plugins and themes making it very versatile. some examples:
- Netflix search
- bookmark search for chrome and Firefox
- amazon search
and the ability to add custom search keywords and urls and custom locations to be searched for exes
Where to get it
EDIT: Launchy hasn't been maintained for a while and may be inactive. I'd recommend using Wox instead: article at Wox Post