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 25 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 (Free), TaskbarX (Free, Open Source), Winstep Nexus (Freemium) and Sideslide (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 1, 2021

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      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.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

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      Almost everyone thinks RocketDock is a great alternative to ObjectDock.
      It's free. Themes are awesome!
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    2. Adapt the taskbar to your workflow, not the other way around. Designed for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. (Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry.
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      7+ Taskbar Tweaker vs ObjectDock opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      applehater Just because it has taskbar in the title doesn't mean it's an alternative to Objectdock or rocketdock....
      Negative comment 3 months ago

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    3. 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. 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.


    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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.
    9. The idea behind Circle Dock is that the dock should appear where your mouse is instead of you having to move your mouse to the dock like with other programs.

      Discontinued

      Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:
      https://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=d4239krfp6h6ghtdigpph6v7o0&topic=42700.0

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    10. 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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