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Folderview Screenlet Alternatives

Folderview Screenlet is described as 'Linux alternative to Fences (which is for Windows)' and is a desktop customization tool in the os & utilities category. There are six alternatives to Folderview Screenlet 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 Portals: Desktop Organization or iTop Easy Desktop. Other great apps like Folderview Screenlet are Nimi Places, iCollections and ToolBox.

Folderview Screenlet alternatives are mainly Desktop Customization Tools but may also be Shell Extensions or Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Folderview Screenlet.
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Folderview Screenlet is a Linux alternative to Fences (which is for Windows).

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  1. Fences icon


    16 alternatives to Fences 

    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. These groups can help bring organization and consistency to your computers desktop, solving the "constant...

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  2. Portals: Desktop Organization icon

    Portals: Desktop Organization

    • Windows
    11 alternatives to Portals: Desktop Organization 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightPortals: Desktop Organization consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Desktop with 2 folder portals present.
    Color the portals as you like. Including transparency.

  3. iTop Easy Desktop icon

    iTop Easy Desktop

    16 alternatives to iTop Easy Desktop 

    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...

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  4. Nimi Places icon

    Nimi Places

    16 alternatives to Nimi Places 

    Organizes desktop into customizable containers - showing folders (e.g.: local folders, network locations) contents, displayed as icons/thumbnails on scrollable surface. In-built thumbnail engine is capable of displaying thumbnails for supported Open Documents and PSD images, but...

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    1.  PortableNimi Places can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  5. iCollections icon


    • Mac
    14 alternatives to 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.


  6. ToolBox icon


    • Windows
    10 alternatives to ToolBox 

    ToolBox is an application launcher for Windows operating systems with many amazing features. Easy to install, you can get going in minutes. Its drag & drop interface creates shortcuts to almost anything; applications, drives, folders, even simple files.

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

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.97h, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Organized Desktop
    3 transparent windows, different border settings & icon display modes
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