LaunchBar Beta Released From Objective

Objective Development has released a beta version of LaunchBar, bringing it to version 3.2. LaunchBar is a search app that is designed to find files based on abbreviations and can adapt to a users behavior. The latest version includes improved performance and drag and drop functionality. According to Objective Development:

Objective Development today announced the availability of LaunchBar 3.2 Beta for Mac OS X, an award-winning productivity utility that provides lightning fast access to thousands of files, Web-bookmarks, email-addresses and applications just by entering short abbreviations.


  • Improved performance: LaunchBar searches are now more than twice as fast!
  • Much improved Drag & Drop functionality, offering a variety of file operations (Aliases, Symlinks, etc.)
  • New preferences panel with a lot of new preferences options
  • Alias Names can now be assigned to URLs and Email Addresses as well
  • The list of running apps can now be browsed backwards using the Shift key
  • Some minor bugfixes as well as other improvements and optimizations

You can find more information about the LaunchBar beta release at the Objective Development Web site. LaunchBar is available for US$19.95.