Alternatives to RocketDock for Windows with any license




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  • ObjectDock icon


    ObjectDock is a program that enables users to organize their shortcuts, programs and running tasks into an attractive and fun animated Dock. By allowing users to have...

    Commercial Windows

    • If you're looking for a good replacement to RocketDock then this fits the bill. It's able to launch shortcuts to 64-bit programs and it has a built-in docklet called Flyout menu, which you'll find very similar to Stacks. It's not quite as user-friendly but I'm still finding options for customization. AlmightyHereticApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Winstep Nexus icon

    Winstep Nexus

    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...

    Freemium Windows

    • I used RocketDock for years, and I switch to WinstepNexus, which has many more options, and it is better than RocketDock (in my opinion) LaarmonAug 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 7stacks icon


    7stacks is an easy to use, free app that lets Windows 7 (and Vista and XP) users have "stacks" of icons in their Taskbar (in 7) or QuickLaunch Toolbar (in...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, v1.5 beta 2, released on June 27, 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Circle Dock icon

    Circle Dock

    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. This is...

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:
  • XLaunchpad icon


    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...

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer accessible, but has been archived by Internet Archive:
    • Warning XLaunchPad setup installs adware extensions for browsers. VirusTotal result: WOT comments:
  • Appetizer icon


    Appetizer is a free application launcher, or dock, for Windows. It allows organizing your shortcuts and folders into a convenient dock. The app is open source, which...

    Free Open Source Windows

  • MadAppLauncher icon


    A simple application launcher. It is very fast and easy to use. It is unlike your common dock or menu launcher. It introduces several different features such as QWERTY...

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated.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

    A simple dock for Windows which features extensive theming capabilities and blurry reflections. The dock is fully compatible with Windows Vista/7/8/8.1.

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued See notice at
  • Sideslide icon


    SideSlide is an advanced, portable, unobtrusive, dockable, skinnable, instantly accessible, highly configurable Desktop Extension on Steroids! Clean desktop clutter and...

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  • XWindows Dock icon

    XWindows Dock

    XWindows Dock - or XWD for short - is the newest free Windows Vista and XP program of the class Application Launcher and Desktop Organizer. But its not just another one:...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version: 2.0.3. Updated: 11/15/2010.
  • SliderDock icon


    SliderDock is an application launcher that will allow you to easily drag and drop icons to access them later on by double clicking on them. It will be a unique dock...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer developed. Last version, 1.22, released in February 2012, can be still downladed from the official website.
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    FSL Launcher

    Tired of dozens of icons on your desktop? Try this simple, yet powerful & intuitive launcher to organize your shortcuts. Some features: Shortcuts management...

    Free Windows Windows Explorer

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version,, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.