MultiDock Alternatives

    MultiDock is described as 'simple application that allows you to organize frequently used applications, documents and folders using small panels (Dock’s)' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MultiDock for Mac, Windows, Linux, Windows Explorer and X11. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like MultiDock are WindowGrid (Free), Compiz (Free, Open Source), altdrag (Free, Open Source) and Shiftit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. 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.


      Notice on of discontinuation as of 2019.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      VEEER is a lightweight window manager for your mac OSX - designed for designers & developers and built for a maximum workflow speed.

    2. Sometimes a lot of deskop clutter can hide a window (eg, open file, programs, files-explorer, dialogs) Move a window without activating it. Alt+LClick (and hold) to drag the target window into view.
    3. Dropshelf is a place to put things. Drag anything to the edge of the screen, and a shelf slides out. Drop files, text clippings and links — whatever you want to keep handy.
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    4. A lightweight utility for allowing you to quickly snap windows to a tiling grid under your existing Linux window manager. Can be triggered via keyboard shortcuts, the command line, or D-Bus calls.
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      • Mac
      When you press Command-Tab on your Mac, Apple provides you with a simple App Switcher: So now, with SuperTab installed, pressing Command-Tab gives you a whole lot more:.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Explorer
      TaskSpace is a simple Windows application intended to group ANY applications in a single window(task space) to provide fast and easy access to multiple applications simultaneously(no Alt+Tab switching and/or searching for a program in the taskbar is required).
    5. In OS X, the Dock is used as a repository for any program or file in the operating system. It can hold any number of items and resizes them dynamically to fit while using magnification to clarify smaller resized items.
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      • Mac
      Cinch is Aero Snap for Macs- it offers simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your screen as hot zones.
    6. ActiveDock - Alternative Dock for macOS, Apple Dock replacement Customizable Dock for macOS, Application Launcher,Window Manager/Window Switcher, Star Menu for Mac… Problem: Apple Dock is the command center for your Mac.
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