When comparing listary vs Wox, the Slant community recommends Wox for most people. In the question“What are the best power user tools for Windows?” Wox is ranked 11th while listary is ranked 22nd. The most important reason people chose Wox is:
There are [themes](https://www.getwox.com/theme/builder) available for the app as well as [plugins](https://www.getwox.com/plugin) both of witch allow the user to customize the launcher to their liking.
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Pro Search as you type everywhere
You can start typing on the desktop or any folders and it'll just search for you.
Pro Supports other explorers
It supports not only Windows Explorer but also XYplorer, Directory Opus, Total Commander and all the other explorer alternatives.
Pro It's also a launcher
Once you find the file you need, you can launch it or use custom actions.
Pro Easily search the web
There is a built in web search function in the Wox launcher that allows users to easily search sites like IMDB or Wikipedia by prefixing their searches with keywords such as "wiki".
Pro Extensible with addons
Addons such as choclatey and Clipboard are some of the more popular ones, but it stands to reason that just about anything will be extensible if someone writes a plugin in order to perform that specific function.
Pro Really fast
Faster than most other launchers.
Con Buggy, many crashes
The application crashes often. Many plugins are not tested very well and even the default version crashes many times without knowing why and when.
Con UI flicker
The UI flickers when using the app and does not have any foreseeable fix other than speeding the app up, which did not completely alleviate the issue.