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Discover a superior way to launch and organize applications on your Mac.

Innovative::bytes start is an unique launcher for macOS that allows you to open applications, documents, URLs or folders quickly and easily. Create tidiness in your Dock and start items with the smart launcher app start instead.

Start supports you and your workflow with a well planned organizational system for your items and a quick access to what you need.

It's incredibly easy to use: start automatically collects all applications available with Spotlight. Further you also can add files, URLs and folders manually according to your wishes.

Open your items with a simple mouse click or even faster and more convenient: with a hotkey! Also use tags, colors and notes to keep track of your items. Enjoy the simply operation and the comfortable features of start!

Tags

Tag it and love it! Use tags to create collections for your applications, frequently used folders, scripts, URLs or any other file. It has never been so easy to organize and sort items on macOS. Save a lot of time - searching was yesterday!

Comments

Comments and notes! Add comments and small notes to your items to describe them in more detail. The comments will remind you what the items can do for you. Small notes with big effect - so you always keep track!

Colors

Highlight your items as you like! With just a few clicks you can highlight your items with colors and find them even faster. Choose colors for more clarity and organization - effective and visually appealing!

Hotkeys

Start with a simple keystroke! Assign a key combination to your individual items and launch them immediately from anywhere with a customizable keyboard shortcut. Your workflow is no longer disturbed - you'll love the hotkeys!

Drag'n'Drop

Easy drag'n'drop! Simply drag your files and directories into start to launch an application with the given files and directories

Favorites

Quick access to your important things! Define important applications, files or directories as favorites.

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Latest Version: 3.3
System Requirements: 10.13