Make Your Windows PC Even Better With Wox – Spotlight Search For Windows


wox launcherShort Bytes: Wox is a launcher for Windows, inspired by Spotlight Search, Alfred, and Launchy. Wox can launch everything with just a few keystrokes. Know how to install it and make your Windows PC better.

Wox is a free and open source utility designed for Windows to help you easily search anything from file to apps on your Windows device. Wox indexes the programs in your Start menu and can launch your documents, project files, folders, and bookmarks with just a few keystrokes!

Wox has many in-built features like search all applications, folders, files, bookmarks, web using keyword (e.g. search google with g search_term). It can easily be extended to do more with various plugins.

How to Install Wox:

  1. Download Wox from release page.
  2. Unzip it and put it into your user directory (C:\Users\YOUUSERNAME)
  3. Windows 10 users, please have a look at

How to Use Wox:

  • Launch: Alt+Space
  • Install/Uninstall plugin: type wpm install/uninstall
  • Remember type restart to restart Wox after installation of a plugin

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Ananda Verma

Ananda Verma

Writes for machines mostly. Sometimes for humans too.
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