Fences Alternatives for Mac

Fences is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small iCollections iconiCollections. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Small Dragthing iconDragthing. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 12 alternatives to Fences and four of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Fences are Small Desktop Groups iconDesktop Groups (Paid) and Small DesktopShelves iconDesktopShelves (Paid).

Desktop organizer that lets you arrange your icons in highly configurable containers. If you're looking for more info about Fences like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/21/2015 7:52:00 AM

Alternatives to Fences for Mac with any license

  • iCollections

    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 lets you create areas on your desktop that you can place icons into. This helps you keep related items together so your files (pictures, documents, screenshot, applications, etc.) remain organized. When selecting Photo Frame, a picture frame will be created at the desktop.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Dragthing

    DragThing is the original dock designed to tidy up your Macintosh desktop. It puts all your documents, folders, and applications just a single click away. Highly flexible, it allows multiple docks, each customised to suit your exact needs. It stores frequently-used clippings such as text and pictures, and lets you easily paste them into other applications with just a click. DragThing also allows you to define a wide variety of hot keys.

    Freemium Mac

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  • Desktop Groups

    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. Each group has a title so that you can organize your files any way you like. For example, you could create separate groups for each project you are working on, or add separate groups for photos and text documents. If you frequently take screenshots, that would be another good fit for a group. The possibilities are endless.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • DesktopShelves

    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 app takes a refreshing approach to organizing files. It focuses on saving space on your screen while allowing you to always quickly access your files (via hotkey). Everything is drag and drop. You can even drop text selections on a shelf and a new file is created automatically.

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

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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