There are many programs which you use every day to perform your daily tasks. If you frequently open certain apps together on your PC, you can save a few clicks by creating a batch file. After that, you need to double-click on the script to open all preferred applications at once. This batch file will save the path of all apps that you would like to open at once. When you double-click to run this batch file, it will launch all your apps one by one automatically.
How to Launch Multiple Apps at once on Windows 11/10?
First, you will need to gather the paths of the apps that you want to open on your PC. Then, you will make a batch file.
Step 1. Click the
Step 2. In File Explorer, you will see the app is highlighted. Right-click the app’s icon, and from the menu that opens select
Step 3. When the “Properties” window opens, click the
Step 4. Now, open any text editor like Notepad, Wordpad, or MS Word. Then use
Repeat the above steps and collect the path of all the programs that you want to add to the batch file.
Step 5. When you noted down all favorite app’s paths, then open a Notepad file.
To do that, press
Step 5. When Notepad opens, copy the following code in the notepad file using Ctrl + C (To copy) and Ctrl + V (To paste):-
@echo off cd "PATH" start APP
Step 6. In the above code that you pasted in Notepad, replace “PATH” with the “path” to your app and “APP” with the executable file name of your app.
For instance, if Edge executable path is:-
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe"
Then, to use it, you will replace “PATH” in the code with the following:-
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\"
Then replace APP with the following:-
You need to repeat the steps for all your other apps. If you choose Edge and Chrome to open at once, your code should look like the following:-
@echo off cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\" start msedge.exe cd "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\" start chrome.exe
At the end of your code, type the following to close Command Prompt:-
Finally, your code should look like this:-
@echo off cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\" start msedge.exe cd "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\" start chrome.exe exit
Step 8. When you’re done, File Explorer will open. Select
You should now see a batch file on the specified location.
Double-clicking the created batch file will open all your favorites programs. If you wish to add or remove the apps from the batch file, right-click on the file and select the “Edit” option. Add or remove relevant lines of the programs. When editing done, simply save the file by pressing