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    Sideslide Alternatives

    Sideslide is described as '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' and is an app in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sideslide for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Fences. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try RocketDock or Portals. Other great apps like Sideslide are Nimi Places, ObjectDock, LaunchBar by Lerup.com and iCollections.

    Sideslide is mainly a Application Launcher but alternatives to it may also be Desktop Customization Tools or File Organizers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sideslide.
    This page was last updated Aug 10, 2021
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    1. 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.
    2. 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      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.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. Organizes desktop into customizable containers - showing folders (e.g.: local folders, network locations) contents, displayed as icons/thumbnails on scrollable surface.
    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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

    5. Create containers (aka Portals) on your desktop which show the contents of a specified folder. Divide your desktop into folders then use Portals to display the contents of the folders in an organized fashion - you can even hide the folders away somewhere else.


    6. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. SSuite Mac Dock is a very simple Windows utility designed to create a Mac OS X-like dock on your desktop, allowing you to launch certain programs with just a single click, just like you do with the ones in the Quick Launch.
    9. DeskTidy comes in the form of a drop-down menu that you can place anywhere on your desktop and include files, folders, programs, etc. in it. Then you can use it as a program launcher to access to your applications and other stored items.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      AstoundingDock is an application launcher and dock for Windows. It is designed for power users to give easy access to every single application on your computer.
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