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    Desktidy Alternatives

    Desktidy is described as 'DeskTidy comes in the form of a drop-down menu that you can place anywhere on your desktop and include files, folders, programs, etc. in it. Then you can use it as a program launcher to access to your applications and other stored items' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Desktidy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like Desktidy are Winstep Nexus, Docky, Cairo-Dock and ObjectDock.

    Desktidy is mainly a Application Launcher but alternatives to it may also be Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Desktidy.
    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
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    1. 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.

      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      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.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."

    2. The Winstep Nexus Dock is a FREE professional dock for Windows. With Nexus, your most frequently used applications are only a mouse click away - and Nexus turns working with your computer into a fun and exciting experience.


    3. 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.

      Discontinued

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

    4. Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows).
    5. ObjectDock is an animated dock for Windows that enables you to quickly access and launch your favorite applications, files and shortcuts.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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



    6. MaxLauncher is a simple tabbed launcher that was designed to reduce the amount of time to find and run a program. It is capable of creating multiple data files, each of which can have a maximum of 10 tabs. Each tab and button is assigned a key(eg. F1-F10, 0-9, A-Z, etc.
    7. Simple app enhancing windows task bar functionality with stacks of shortcuts. - pawelt/stacky

      Discontinued

      It was last updated in 2013.

    8. SideSlide is an advanced, portable, unobtrusive, dockable, skinnable, instantly accessible, highly configurable Desktop Extension on Steroids! Clean desktop clutter and make your computer friendlier and faster than ever before.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
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      tint2 is a simple panel/taskbar unintrusive and light (memory / cpu / aestetic). We try to get virtual desktop and multi-monitor easier to use. We follow freedesktop specifications.
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      • Windows
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      WinLaunch is a Mac OS X Lion Launchpad for Windows.
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