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ObjectDock Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to ObjectDock for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is RocketDock, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ObjectDock and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to ObjectDock are 7+ Taskbar Tweaker, TaskbarX, Winstep Nexus and MaxLauncher.

ObjectDock alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be Window Managers or Desktop Customization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ObjectDock.
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  1. RocketDock icon

    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.

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    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    The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.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."

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    Almost everyone thinks RocketDock is a great alternative to ObjectDock.

    It's free. Themes are awesome!

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  2. 7+ Taskbar Tweaker icon

    7+ Taskbar Tweaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options.

    ⚫︎ Portable7+ Taskbar Tweaker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Just because it has taskbar in the title doesn't mean it's an alternative to Objectdock or rocketdock....

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  3. TaskbarX icon

    TaskbarX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

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  4. 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.

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  5. MaxLauncher icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableMaxLauncher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Sideslide icon

    Sideslide

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableSideslide can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. XLaunchpad icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableXLaunchpad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. FlashTray Pro icon

    FlashTray Pro

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    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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    This alternative is disputed. True Launch Bar is still a legitimate alternative to ObjectDock, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
  10. LaunchBar by Lerup.com icon

    LaunchBar by Lerup.com

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    LaunchBar is a small Windows freeware program that mimics the behavior of the dockable QuickLaunch toolbar that was available in all Windows versions before Windows 7.

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