Download Quick Access Popup

Easy one-step installation

Installing QAP Video Demo

  1. Download, execute this exe file and just follow the setup instructions.
  2. Enjoy!
    You can find help on installation here: What’s the simplest way to install Quick Access Popup? You can also install and update Quick Access Popup automatically and silently using Chocolatey

Most users ONLY need to download and install the Easy Setup file (above). Users with specific needs and some knowledge of manual software installation may instead download the Portable ZIP file (below).

Portable installation

If you need to use Quick Access Popup in “portable” mode, download and unzip this file and follow these instructions: How can I install Quick Access Popup to make it fully portable?. Don’t forget to turn auto-startup on and enable check for updates to stay up-to-date!


About virus or malware false alerts

If you get a virus or malware alert from your anti-virus or protection software about Quick Access Popup being a potential threat, this is not the case (you can trust me… or read this setup EXE file or portable ZIP file anti-virus report by :-). Please, also read this post: How can I use QAP if an anti-virus is blocking its download or its execution?.

What’s new

Version: 11.5.4 (2022-01-18)
Autoexecutable favorites or groups
- add the "Launch at startup" option on "Basic tab" of the "Add/Edit Favorite" dialog box for all types of favorites including "Groups" (except "Text Separator" and individual group members)
- press the Shift key while launching QAP to bypass the autoexecution of these favorites
- in "Tools, Special Searches", add a new item "Search Favorites Launched at Startup"
- see:
Launch QAP favorites from the command line
- add the command "LaunchFavorite" to QAPmessenger tat launches the favorite specified in the second parameter (between double-quotes)
- for example, if the favorite "FavName" is in the Main menu, launch it with: C:\...\QAPmessenger.exe LaunchFavorite "> FavName"
- if the favorite "FavName" is in a submenu, launch it with: C:\...\QAPmessenger.exe LaunchFavorite "> SubMenu1 > SubMenu2 > FavName"
- if the favorite name includes ampersand (like "&FavName" or "FavName && Co.c"), make sure you enter them as they appear in the Favorite name
- See:
Total Commander and Directory Opus side options
- the following changes are for users who selected "Directory Opus" (DOpus) or "Total Commander" (TC) in "Options, File Managers"
- add an option in "Options, File Managers" to open favorites of type "Folder" or "Special Folder" in the "Destination" pane
- when opening a "Group", add two options to open favorites of types "Folder" or "Special Folder" in the "Active side" or the "Destination" side
- fix an "infinite loop" bug when opening a group in TC when it contains a Special folder (like "My Computer")
- in "Options, File managers", when the option "the current TC/DOpus tab" is selected under "File manager preferences", disable the irrelevant options "Use tabs instead of opening a new window" and the side options below this checkbox
Total Commander Directory Hotist
- when opening a folder from the QAP Feature "TC Directory Hotlist", open the folder in the active pane and, if specified in WinCmd.ini, open the "Target path" in the target pane
- note: TC commands like cm_OpenDesktop or cm_OpenDrives are currently not supported in QAP TC Directory Hotlist (these entries are skipped in the "TC Directory Hotlist" menu)
Various bug fixes and improvements
- fix issue when calling the "Always on top" QAP Feature from the popup menu on an Explorer.exe window
- after executing the "Always on top" command, add a confirmation popup when turning it "On" or when the command fails
- fix a bug when positioning a secondary dialog box when the main window is maximized or close to top-right of a screen
- Italian language file update

See the full version history in the change log.
Also, about previous releases…
What’s new in v10.4
What’s new in v10 (video)