Appetizer is a free open source application launcher for Windows 2000, XP and Vista.
Appetizer is highly customizable – it is skin-able, resizeable, with vertically and horizontally display, it supports plugins and keyboard shortcuts – – you can assign a hotkey to hide and show the launcher, for example.
Appetizer can be installed or used like a portable application on your USB key/drive. On installation, it imports shortcuts from your start menu and quick launch menu. If used on a USB key, it imports your portable applications, documents and multimedia.
Free, Open Source, feather-weight, portability – all qualities that put Appetizer amongst the best application launchers – – on windows.