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In the year of 2017, the new updates will arrive every three months to improve your experience!
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AppStarter v3.2 -
New way to resize AppStarter

With this new ability the AppStarter window more easier to resize. Just open AppStarter pull down the main window to detach from the menu bar and set the desired window size. After closing the detached window the AppStarter will appear with the new size.


AppStarter v3.1 -
Keyboard Support

With this update, AppStarter is more flexible and faster than it's previous version. From now on you have easier access to AppStarter with hotkey and you can choose and launch your applications with keyboard.

The default hotkey to open AppStarter is alt+A.


AppStarter version history

Version Description Released
v3.2
• Added a new ability which allows you to resize the AppStarter window more easier.
• Minor bug fixes, and improvements
Apr 17, 2017
v3.1
• Added keyboard support to access AppStarter (the default is alt+A)
• General bug fixes, and performance improvements
Jan 31, 2017
v3.0
• You can reorder your items in main window with drag & drop
• With the new main window context menu you can get more information from the selected item
• Add your favorite applications to AppStarter directly in main window with drag & drop
• Open all your items in the selected category (use the context menu or enable the Command click function in the Preferences)
• Web address drag & drop
• Corrects a mistake which prevent you to open an app at first from AppStarter
• General bug fixes, and performance improvements
Oct 7, 2016
v2.3
• Fixes an error which causes odd behavior in the Preferences window (mac OS Sierra only)
Sep 8, 2016
v2.2.2
• Corrects a bug that was causing the app to collapse when tried to change custom colors in Preferences/Appearance view
Aug 19, 2016
v2.2.1
• Corrects a mistake that prevented to use custom colors in a proper way.
Aug 11, 2016
v2.2
• You can use your own images for categories
• Move your apps with drag & drop in preferences window
• Change indicator light color, and behavior
• Minor bug fixes
Jul 6, 2016
v2.1
• Appearance improvements on the main window
• General bug fixes
Jun 11, 2016
v2.0
New features:
• AppStarter now supports folders, files/documents and web pages
• Supports drag & drop feature when you add new apps or documents
• The currently selected category is more obvious in main window
• All the editable text fields now supports Edit operations like copy or paste
• In Preferences you can add more than one Apps or documents to categories
• Added some new category images

Bug fixes:
• Enhanced feedbacks when you select or start an application in main window
• Fixed an issue that caused wrong selection if you edited a category in Preferences
• Fixed an issue where Preferences window could freeze when you assigned files to an application
• Fixed an issue where Preferences window could freeze if a linked app was not available in the selected category
• Fixed some localization mistakes
May 17, 2016
v1.2.1
• Improved drag & drop
• Minor bug fixes
Apr 23, 2016
v1.2
• Corrects a bug which causes fully transparent background if you use Reduce Transparency options in System Preferences
• During drag & drop some app can show you whether able to open files or not
• Added some new category images
• Some minor improvements
Apr 19, 2016
v1.1
• Bug fixes
Apr 2, 2016
v1.0.2
• Corrects the mistake when the AppStarter window could freeze while preferences window is open.
Mar 31, 2016
v1.0.1
• Corrects some localization mistakes
• Main Window submenu can inherits the dark theme
• Some other minor bug fixes and improvements
Mar 17, 2016
v1.0
• New version has released
Feb 26, 2016