SoftStart 1 Standard Edition provides a quick and easy way to launch applications from the keyboard without using a mouse. If you have many applications installed on your PC and find it a nuisance selecting the "Start" button, and then navigating the menus with a mouse, trackball, pointer, trackpad etc. then SoftStart will save you time and make life much easier. It is very useful in those situations when a mouse is not very convenient, e.g. on a plane, in a car. You simply Create a Keyboard Shortcut, which is easy to remember, e.g. to start your Word Processor you could use a shortcut of "wo?