Open Menu+

Open Menu+ 1.5

Free
Open Menu+ is a free alternative to the regular Microsoft Windows Start Menu
3.0  (1 vote)
1.5.6 (See all)

Open Menu+ is an open source alternative to the regular Microsoft Windows Start Menu. It has a Vista style quick search that allows you to search through your programs in realtime, you can access it right from the top of the menu. It can also be used as a portable software and you can also carry it on your flash drive. You can use it to launch any portable applications you have on your flash drive. The interface is pretty intuitive, shows five menu views Favorites View, Recent View, Computer View, Programs View, Leave View. Favorites View contains all the programs that you access frequently, and Recent View shows all the programs that you've opened recently. Computer View lets you launch items that pertain to computer administration or maintenance. Program View lets you navigate through the programs installed on the computer and Leave View lets you exit your windows session and shutdown the system. Open Menu+ comes preloaded with a plethora of options you never thought about, such as changing skins, setting program paths, icon settings etc.

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Pros

  • Feature rich
  • Portable and open source
  • Skins also available

Cons

  • Crashes sometimes
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