Nimi Places Alternatives

    Nimi Places is described as 'Organizes desktop into customizable containers - showing folders (e.g.: local folders, network locations) contents, displayed as icons/thumbnails on scrollable surface' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Nimi Places for Windows, Linux, Screenlets 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 MaxLauncher. Other great apps like Nimi Places are XLaunchpad (Freemium), iCollections (Paid), FlashTray Pro (Free) and Folderview Screenlet (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 10, 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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      Most users think Fences is a great alternative to Nimi Places.
    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. 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.
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    3. 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.
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    4. 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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    5. Flashtray - Our system tray application launcher and macro tool makes you work more efficiently by automating a lot of repetitive keyboard tasks by using custom macros and hotkeys.
    6. Folderview Screenlet is a Linux alternative to Fences (which is for Windows).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.9.9, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. 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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    8. A simple application launcher. It is very fast and easy to use. It is unlike your common dock or menu launcher.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.0.0, released on March 26, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    9. 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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

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