RocketDock for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.3.5
  • 4.2
  • (2822)
  • Security Status
Swati Mishra
Swati MishraUpdated 3 years ago

Animated Mac-style dock for Windows

RocketDock is a drag-n-drop dock for Windows. The Rocket Dock download will effectively give your Windows taskbar a Mac-like feel. A visually pleasing and highly customizable interface that allows easy access to and organization of your applications and icons.

The RocketDock software is portable and lightweight. Personalize your outdated Windows monitor for increased productivity and better viewing with the sleek RocketDock.

Easily configurable launchpad dock

RocketDock 1.3.5 is the legendary quick-launch bar by Punk Labs. Download this tool and revolutionize your Windows task bar with the plethora of add-ons and customizable settings.

This program is a launcher dock for Windows operating systems modeled on the Mac OS X Aqua GUI dock. Declutter your desktop with the RocketDock easy-view icons.

What can you do with Rocketdock?

RocketDock makes your taskbar both visually pleasing and efficient. The larger icons provide live previews of running applications. You can drag the tools around your screen and place at will. Tidy up your Windows monitor by pinning shortcuts to your favorite applications. Run multiple docks on each monitor.

Spend hours swapping skins, customizing your icons or trying the ‘docklet’ gadgets. This program is compatible with the RK Launcher, MobyDock and the Y’z Dock Skins. RocketDock will work with ICO and alpha-blended PNG icons. This program runs on Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, 10, 8/8.1 on both 34 and 65 bit.

Best of all, when you change computer you don’t lose any of your customization. Load your RocketDock onto a USB and fire it up on any other monitor.

Drag-n-drop the RocketDock shortcuts and make your Windows taskbar as efficient as easy-on-the-eye. Hover your mouse over your favorite apps and watch as they move and magnify for easy viewing. This program is geared towards high functionality. Switch applications without simultaneous programs running thanks to the RocketDock notifications.

Windows operating systems may not be renowned for their sleek interfaces which is where RocketDock makes all the difference. This program notifies you on running applications, stores your settings in a portable INI, and lets you customize your icons down to the percentage of transparency.

For a sleek minimalist look, you can choose to hide your task bar altogether by selecting ‘Auto-hide’ in the behavior section of your Dock Settings. The icons will then slip into the side of the screen and reappear when you hover your mouse cursor nearby.

This program will breathe color and life into your Windows monitor with the fun, bouncing icons and elegant skins. Get more skins from the Punk Lab page. Or you can even customize your own skin from scratch! If the options are overwhelming you can restore them to the default RocketDock settings.

RocketDock versus ObjectDock

Windows users can choose from a variety of Dock systems such as Winstep Nexus, ObjectDock and RocketDock. While none of them are particularly heavy-duty RocketDock is particularly lightweight on RAM and CPU.

RocketDock leaves the smallest footprint your system yet still provides a wide variety of gadgets, icons, and skins. All three programs offer multi-monitor docks to organize your apps, files, and folders. Try a combination to harness their features, as RocketDock is compatible with other dock applications like ObjectDock and the Windows performance meter Rainmeter.

Bring a Mac style to your Windows dock

RocketDock is a brilliant addition to any Windows desktop. The feature allows you to personalize your task bar down to the size, percentage and opacity of your icons. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but it also boosts your productivity through a more organized interface and quicker access to your files.

What’s new?

The latest version of the RocketDock download comes with the Taskbar Support. This enables you to have easy access to any minimized windows by storing them on the dock.

This program is not perfect. The design, however sleek, is modeled on a now outdated Mac OS and the drag-n-drop feature can be over sensitive, causing applications and folders to open when you try and move them to the RocketDock.

If you want to spring clean your folders and customize the look of your Windows task bar however then check out RocketDock. After all you have nothing to lose, it’s free!

RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha-blended application launcher that is similar to ObjectDock. RocketDock renders quickly like MobyDock, has the visual sharpness of Y'z Dock, and the stability that neither seem to possess.


  • Runs great on slower computers
  • Compatible with Y'z Dock, Mobydock, and ObjectDock skins
  • Unicode compliant
  • Simple drag-n-drop interface
  • True multi-monitor support
  • Supports alpha-blended PNG icons
  • Fully customizable


  • Free
  • Lightweight
  • Easy-to-use
  • Visually pleasing


  • Modeled on an outdated Mac OS
  • Optimum when in conjunction with other programs
  • No easy delete or undo
  • No group highlighting for a bulk drag-n-drop.

Program available in other languages

RocketDock for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.3.5
  • 4.2
  • (2822)
  • Security Status

User reviews about RocketDock

  • Alba ssjndjs

    by Alba ssjndjs

    Muy buena aplicación para tener acceso a tus aplicaciones preferidas. Elegante y estética.

  • David Otto

    by David Otto

    It looks like a finderbar!And I wanted a finderbar on my computer

  • Pedro López

    by Pedro López

    easy to organize my most frequently used applications. It is easy to use and visually pleasing

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Excellent tool to open your most frequently used programs..
    Easy to customize and easy to use, but can slow your computer down considerable when More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Just what Windows needs.
    A great way to give your Windows a new look. The dock is great for your favorite apps (after you hide the actual Window More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    It's fast, fully customizable and doesn't need a lot of RAM. AND, it's completely FREE!!Don't get something like ObjectDock ... that' More


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