Desktop Groups Alternatives
Fences allows you to organize your PC by automatically placing your shortcuts and icons into resizable shaded areas on your desktop called fences that are designed to match Windows 10 and 11. Some of Fences features include:
- - Fences is the most popular Windows alternative to Desktop Groups.
- - Fences is the most popular commercial alternative to Desktop Groups.
Create containers (aka Portals) on your desktop which show the contents of a specified folder. Divide your desktop into folders then use Portals to display the contents of the folders in an organized fashion - you can even hide the folders away somewhere else.
- - Portals: Desktop Organization is the most popular free alternative to Desktop Groups.
Portals: Desktop Organization Features
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.
iTop Easy Desktop is a free and easy-to-use desktop manager to organize your desktop apps, files, and folders according to your rules, freeing you from laboriously sorting desktop icons. It delivers various practical features including but not limited to grouping desktop items...
iTop Easy Desktop Features
iCollections is an expertly designed application which helps you keep your desktop organized. The app's unique features are what make it the most popular method of desktop organization for Mac users.
- - iCollections is the most popular Mac alternative to Desktop Groups.
Partitions is the ultimate app to help you organize your desktop! Gone are the days of cluttered desktops with dozens (or even hundreds) of files. Using Partitions, you can create groupings of files and shortcuts right on your desktop.
DesktopShelves helps you fight the clutter on your desktop by organizing files on shelves. A shelf the size of 5 icons holds 20 files.
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.1.4, released in November 2013, can be still bought from Mac App Store.