Mac Gem: LaunchBar

If I could have only one Mac utility, only one single piece of software that I could use to improve using my Mac and all its programs as I went about my daily business, it would be Objective Development’s LaunchBar. When I use a Mac that doesn’t have LaunchBar running, I simply feel naked.

We’ve reviewed LaunchBar numerous times in the past, and it’s always been a favorite of ours. Version 3.2 received five mice from Ted Landau five years ago and version 4.0.2 received a perfect score from Dan Frakes again in 2005. And now it’s my term to praise LaunchBar, with the release of LaunchBar 4.3.2 (   ; business license, $39; home license, $20; 5-user family pack, $30).

It can be hard to to picture what LaunchBar can do. So I’ve created a video in which I demonstrate most of the basic LaunchBar features.

Download the LaunchBar video

  •  Format: MPEG-4/H.264
  • Resolution: 640 x 480 (Apple TV & iPod compatible)
  • Size: 53 MB
  • Length: 5 minutes

Check out the full description in my Mac Gems blog.

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