This macro launches the specified program (application).



Name - The unique name of the macro field. The field name cannot contain blanks or special characters. Two fields with the same name and of the same type are treated as one.

File path - The path to the program to be executed. Select a folder button to select a program from a disk. If the program is not registered in the operating system, you need to enter the full path.

Working directory (optional) - Specify the The working directory for the launched program.

Mode - Select the size of the opened window (Normal, Maximized or Minimized).

Wait until program closes - Enable this option to instruct FastKeys to wait until until the target program is closed or exits.

Timeout (ms) - Specify the delay (in milliseconds) to pause the execution until the program is fully loaded.


Select OK to insert a %RUN_Name% macro field into the command. Double-click on the field name to open the dialog and edit the macro properties again.


The following example launches a program and then continues with entering a text.

%RUN_MyProgram%
Text