Desktop Groups Alternatives

    Desktop Groups is described as 'The app lets you create groups of related files on your desktop. You can freely move groups of files around on your desktop and add or remove files via drag & drop'. There are five alternatives to Desktop Groups for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Fences. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Sideslide or Partitions. Other great apps like Desktop Groups are iCollections (Paid) and DesktopShelves (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

      • Windows
      Fences is a one-of-a-kind program, allowing you to draw labeled shaded areas on your desktop, which become movable and resizable containers for your desktop icons.
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    1. 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.


    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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    4. DesktopShelves helps you fight the clutter on your desktop by organizing files on shelves. A shelf the size of 5 icons holds 20 files.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.1.4, released in November 2013, can be still bought from Mac App Store.

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