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MacBytes
Nov 17, 2004, 04:58 PM
Category: Reviews
Link: A survey of Dock substitutes and other launch utilities (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20041117175820)
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Bunzi2k4
Nov 17, 2004, 06:00 PM
I mostly use QuickSilver... good stuff!

jettredmont
Nov 17, 2004, 06:47 PM
Category: Reviews
Link: A survey of Dock substitutes and other launch utilities (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20041117175820)
Posted on MacBytes.com (http://www.macbytes.com)

Approved by Mudbug

I'm with John over at Ars's discussion boards ... DragThing was wildly underrated. It's a clear 9/10 solution.

Personally, I use DragThing and QuickSilver. One works with the left side of my brain (logical location for everything) and the other with my right (totally abstract free-association launching, yeah!). Together, I effortlessly flip open my apps when I want them.

IMHO, it's like Google and your browser's bookmarks. Except QS is a hell of a lot more intelligent than Google. And DragThing is a hell of a lot more organized than bookmarks.

mixylplik3
Nov 17, 2004, 09:08 PM
That is a great article. ! :)

munkle
Nov 18, 2004, 12:46 AM
Agree with the reviewer, Quicksilver is the definitely the way to go!

Daveman Deluxe
Nov 18, 2004, 01:07 AM
I switched from LaunchBar to QuickSilver due to that article. I like the plugin architecture (installed the Dict plugin) but otherwise I don't find it all that much better than LB... except that it's freeware.

Santaduck
Nov 19, 2004, 07:44 PM
so you guys have disabled the dock, and moved out the app?


hmmmmm i'll take a look at QS... thx for the submission!

Bunzi2k4
Nov 19, 2004, 08:25 PM
hmm? oh, no i keep my dock, But i rarely use it!