Current Release : v2.6.4

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What is Snard ?

Snard is the Swiss Army Knife of launcher programs. It provides many of the functionalities of the old Apple and Application menus, yet it can be customized to your heart's content. Snard can be used as a system menu, hot key activated popup menu or you can assign individual Snard items via hot keys - for even quicker access. Maximize your Mac OS X navigation experience, and try Snard today.

Snard's Feature list includes :
  • Easily Open Applications as root
  • Flexible Menu access - Snard works the way you want it to work
  • Use Worksets to specify a list of files to open with one click of the mouse
  • Easily access all your System Preferences
  • Organize items into Groups for easy access
  • Place your favorite folders in Snard for quick access
  • Quickly enter text using Snippets
  • Add and launch URLs directly from Snard
  • Quick access to open Application windows
  • Location menu - quickly access recent servers and favorites
  • Preferences menu - quickly access all your system preferences

  • The above screen captures show the ways your Snard menu can be accessed.

    User Comments

    "This is the most useful and most used application on my Mac. It saves me hours (per month) of searching to open different applications. Mac is not the same without it."
    -Stephen C. Papastephanou
    "Absolutely Fantastic!!!!! Best of any launcher utility I've ever used! Thanks!"
    -Bob Lazzarini
    "Snard is one of those insanely useful apps that you'll never get tired of finding new uses for."
    -thinkAPPL.com
    "Snard rocks--it's one of the most useful docklings yet for OS X. In fact, it's one of the best utilities for OS X. Just try it and you'll be hooked, then pay David his $10. He's certainly earned it."
    -Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus
    "Great product, by the way. Easily worth the $10. After trying fruit menu, max menus and things like prefling, Snard filled the bill and replaced them all more elegantly."
    -Joseph Ferrare
    "...awesome little program that has totally changed how I feel about the Dock"
    -lesterCat on VT
    "... I also tried Launchbar..., my vote goes to Snard. Just felt like a better solution for me."
    -reich on VT

    Featured Books

    Books in which Snard is reviewed or mentioned.
    Some books may also include Snard on included media.

    Mac OS X Power Tools
    by Dan Frakes
    Dr. Mac : The OS X Files
    by Bob Levitus
    Click on book icon for more information.

    Awards and Reviews

    Read what Softpedia had to say.

    Snard received the honor of being badged one of the Top 50 utilities for Mac OS X

    Snard Received a 4.5 out of 5 mouse rating in the May 2003 Issue of Macworld Magazine.

    Read what MacObserver had to say about Snard by clicking here!

    Snard is the thinkAAPL.com shareware of the month. Click here to read what they had to say!

    System Requirements



    Requires Mac OS X v10.5 or later.
    Snow Leopard/Lion release requires Mac OS X v10.6+

    Release Notes

    2.6.4 2.6.3 2.6.2 2.6.1 2.6

    Download

    Click here to download Snard for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.
    Users running older versions of Mac OS X should download the previous release.

    Snarcon Pack (aka Icons for Snard)

    Snarcons are icons created specifically for use with Snard. All icons in the Snarcon Pack have been generously donated by users of Snard. If you've created a cool snarcon, send it to us for inclusion in this pack!

    Click here to download Snarcon Pack.

    Purchasing

    Snard is Shareware and costs $10. Click here to go to our purchase page.
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