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Winstep Nexus Alternatives

Winstep Nexus is described as 'The Winstep Nexus Dock is a FREE professional dock for Windows. With Nexus, your most frequently used applications are only a mouse click away - and Nexus turns working with your computer into a fun and exciting experience' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Winstep Nexus for Windows, Mac, Linux and Windows Explorer. The best alternative is 7+ Taskbar Tweaker, which is free. Other great apps like Winstep Nexus are RocketDock, TaskbarX, Docky and MaxLauncher.

Winstep Nexus alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Winstep Nexus.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options.

  2. RocketDock

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on https://rocketdock.com, but is unsupported."



  3. TaskbarX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    TaskbarX gives you control over the position of your taskbar icons.

  4. Docky

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage. It just works.

    Discontinued

    Last commit and last available version from 2015-09-02

  5. MaxLauncher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    MaxLauncher is a simple tabbed launcher that was designed to reduce the amount of time to find and run a program. It is capable of creating multiple data files, each of which can have a maximum of 10 tabs. Each tab and button is assigned a key(eg. F1-F10, 0-9, A-Z, etc.



  6. ObjectDock

    • Windows

    ObjectDock is an animated dock for Windows that enables you to quickly access and launch your favorite applications, files and shortcuts.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.20, released in 2016, can be still bought from the official website

  7. Dragthing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    DragThing is the original dock designed to tidy up your Macintosh desktop.

    Discontinued

    Notice on https://www.dragthing.com/ of discontinuation as of 2019.

  8. XLaunchpad

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    XLaunchpad gives you instant access to all your shortcuts. Arrange apps in XLaunchpad any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. Simply drag one icon over another to create a folder.

  9. taskbar-groups

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Lightweight application that lets user create and pin groups to the Windows taskbar.

  10. True Launch Bar

    • Windows

    True Launch Bar is a Superior replacement for the standard Quick Launch bar. All functions presented in Quick Launch are also in True Launch Bar. However, the True Launch Bar is fully compatible with Quick Launch because it uses the same folder for shortcuts.

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