Runs an external program.


Specify file or application paths to run. Paths can be any Windows valid path. Press Open button to select the file with the file dialog.


C:\Program Files\FastKeys\FastKeys.exe

You can specify several paths which will be run at the same time, each on a new line. Press INS/OVR button to select Insert mode to specify or select a list of files. The following command will run several applications at the same time.

C:\Program Files\FastKeys\FastKeys.exe

You can also can trigger multiple commands which can be selected from the popup window. Use a delimiter as a first character in a new line to divide multiple command actions. Default delimiter is "/" which can be changed in Preferences. The popup window will appear next to the cursor to allow selection of the desired command. This way you can use FastKeys a handy launcher.

/C:\Program Files\FastKeys\FastKeys.exe

To improve visibility, add a description prefix to multiple selections. In this case only description will appear on a popup window. The default description separator is "::" and can be changed in Preferences > Text Expander.

Firefox:: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\Firefox.exe
/FastKeys:: C:\Program Files\FastKeys\FastKeys.exe

NOTE: You can use both Run and Open command types interchangeably for running files, opening folders, opening websites, running AutoHotkey script files etc.


Open - Select file or folder.

Library - Select preset command from the Library.        

More - Select more options.

INS/OVR - Click to change to insert or overwrite mode.