Shortcuts Pool

Submit portable freeware that you find here. It helps if you include information like description, extraction instruction, Unicode support, whether it writes to the registry, and so on.
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Shortcuts Pool

#1 Post by Midas » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:35 am

Shortcuts Pool is system wide link retriever -- spawned from former shareware Windows Launch Center (the documentation in program folder still refers to it and the former version executable is also present inside the downloaded archive, so don't be confused). It is now free and portable (it keeps configuration files in program folder, but I haven't checked for registry traces). While some might find it provides trivial functionality, what it does, it does fast and well, qualities I really appreciate. So here it is...
http://www.whitecloudsoft.com/launchcenter/ author wrote:Arrange many shortcuts easily. Key features: find[s] your popular shortcuts; find[s] folder shortcuts; [automagically] group[s] shortcuts in many categories; define[s] shortcuts.
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"Download a non-installer" launchcenter.zip for Shortcuts Pool (v2.0) portable at http://www.whitecloudsoft.com/launchcenter/

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Re: Shortcuts Pool

#2 Post by I am Baas » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:51 am

License says Shareware.
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Edit: Sorry, freeware after all. Launchcenter.exe is not.
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Re: Shortcuts Pool

#3 Post by Midas » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:31 am

Yep, that's why I wrote this: ;)
Midas wrote:... spawned from former shareware Windows Launch Center (the documentation in program folder still refers to it and the former version executable is also present inside the downloaded archive, so don't be confused)
Shortcuts Pool lacks any kind of search function, which totally defeats it being essential -- but the file 'Shortcuts.sts' inside program folder is a plain text list of found shortcuts (see schema below), providing for a(n ugly kludge...) workaround.

BTW, files and folders can be dragged and dropped to populate the different categories, and the 'Recent' category is gleaned from %APPDATA%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\

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<[Hardcoded Tree Category]>
File/Folder Name
File/Folder Link Path

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Re: Shortcuts Pool

#4 Post by webfork » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:57 am

Old thread update: site appears to be offline. Softpedia link: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Lau ... nter.shtml
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