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CleverDock Alternatives

CleverDock is described as 'A simple dock for Windows which features extensive theming capabilities and blurry reflections. The dock is fully compatible with Windows Vista/7/8/8.1' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to CleverDock for Windows, Linux, Xfce and Mac. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like CleverDock are Cairo-Dock, Docky, ObjectDock and True Launch Bar.

CleverDock alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CleverDock.
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  1. RocketDock icon

    RocketDock

    • Windows
    63 alternatives to RocketDock 

    RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on https://rocketdock.com, but is unsupported."

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  2. Cairo-Dock icon

    Cairo-Dock

    • Linux
    • Xfce
    47 alternatives to Cairo-Dock 

    Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows).

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCairo-Dock can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Cairo-Dock.
    3.  Ad-freeCairo-Dock doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. Docky icon

    Docky

    • Linux
    47 alternatives to Docky 

    Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage. It just works.

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    Discontinued

    Last commit and last available version from 2015-09-02

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    ObjectDock

    • Windows
    52 alternatives to ObjectDock 

    ObjectDock is an animated dock for Windows that enables you to quickly access and launch your favorite applications, files and shortcuts.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.20, released in 2016, can be still bought from the official website

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    True Launch Bar

    45 alternatives to True Launch Bar 

    True Launch Bar is a Superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts.

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    WinLaunch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    19 alternatives to WinLaunch 

    WinLaunch is a Mac OS X Lion Launchpad for Windows.

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    Instant access to all your important applications and documents from everywhere! Perfect Mac OS X look and feel Tons of customization options Optimized controls for touchscreens and tablets! Windows 8 ready!

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    1.  PortableWinLaunch can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    XLaunchpad

    53 alternatives to XLaunchpad 

    XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.

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    1.  PortableXLaunchpad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Avant Window Navigator  icon

    Avant Window Navigator

    63 alternatives to Avant Window Navigator  

    Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.

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    Discontinued

    Doesn't seem to be activaly maintained anymore. Last update was in 2017.

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  9. Circle Dock icon

    Circle Dock

    38 alternatives to Circle Dock 

    The idea behind Circle Dock is that the dock should appear where your mouse is instead of you having to move your mouse to the dock like with other programs. This is accomplished by making the dock a circular or spiral shape so that it can be placed anywhere, even near the edge...

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    Discontinued

    Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:https://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=d4239krfp6h6ghtdigpph6v7o0&topic=42700.0

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    LaunchBar by Lerup.com

    51 alternatives to LaunchBar by Lerup.com 

    LaunchBar is a small Windows freeware program that mimics the behavior of the dockable QuickLaunch toolbar that was available in all Windows versions before Windows 7.

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