Wox for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.4.1196
  • 5
  • (1)
  • Security Status

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Free full-featured launcher

Wox is a free versatile full-featured launcher that supports file and web searching, which comes with more than 100 plugins. To activate the program, press Alt + Space to make the command bar appear. You will see the program or file you need to once you start typing it in the search bar. This tool will display all the matching items so you can choose which one you actually need. 

What is Wox launcher?

Wox is a lightweight utility program that runs immediately and serves as your PC's file manager. This is a suitable application for computers that are overflowing with various documents; it will serve as an efficient way to open specific programs or files. In addition to helping you achieve quick results, it simplifies the way you access your files. This is made possible through the wide array of tools it offers. 

The program’s plain and organized user interface comes with multiple highly-intuitive functions, allowing casual users to navigate through the program and benefit from the capabilities without much effort. Once you launch its executable file, it will immediately appear in your computer’s tray system. You can access it by pressing its default hotkeys or right-clicking its icon and selecting the Open option. You can use this tool to also find the file’s location and links

All it takes is to type your desired content on the field. Once it appears on your screen, select the corresponding item on the list. In addition, the configuration menu allows you to modify some parameters such as a plugin management component that allows you to install plugins according to your needs. Among the supported plugins, you can find it in the advanced file searching tool

Practical tool for PC users 

Wox is a useful program that you can use to access multiple items in your computer—including file locations, applications, and URLs. It’s much faster to use this than searching for items in your default search bar. It also helps that its intuitive user interface includes a wide array of tools, such as a compact configuration menu and a plugin manager. 


  • Plain and organized user interface
  • Intuitive features and tools
  • Fast-moving search tool


  • Limited search capabilities

Older versions

Wox for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.4.1196
  • 5
  • (1)
  • Security Status

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