RunAppSysTray Utility

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RunAppSysTray (RAST) is a simple application that allows a user to configure a quick launch icon in the Windows System Tray which can be easily configured to launch documents, applications, files, shortcuts, and any other items that they could launch if they were to double-click on it in Windows Explorer or launch it from the Start Menu.  This is similar to the Start Menu, except that it can be configured with different sets of executables easily loaded through INI files.

Please read the User Guide below to understand how the application can be configured and used. A link for the latest version is also provided as well as a couple of screenshots.

Note:  This program uses Microsoft .NET Framework, v3.5 (at a minimum).  If it is not already installed on your computer, it will ask you to download and install it from a Microsoft website.  It may reboot after the install.  If so, you will need to run the installation again.  If you want, you can download and install the latest .NET Framework from this website prior to installation:

RAST System Tray Icon and Menu Screenshot

RAST Application Configuration Window Screenshot

RAST Item Add/Edit Window Screenshot