RocketDock

Highly customizable Mac-style navigation bar for your desktop

Give your desktop a Mac-like feel with RocketDock, an animated quick-launch bar. View full description

PROS

  • Easy to install and use
  • Uses very little system resources
  • Very simple setup

CONS

  • Trash icon cannot be used to delete files

Very good
8

Give your desktop a Mac-like feel with RocketDock, an animated quick-launch bar.

RocketDock allows you quick, convenient access to your favorite programs and most commonly used folders. Setting it up is quick and easy and results in a really impressive navigation bar that you can position anywhere on the screen and customize as much as you like. There are 13 RocketDock skins to begin with and you can even create you own if you are feeling creative.

Adding shortcuts is a breeze. Either choose “Add” from the context menu and browse for a file or, more simply, drag and drop files directly onto the bar. If you want you can change any of the RocketDock icons, rearrange them by dragging or adjust the animation speed to your liking.

RocketDock a pretty slick addition to your desktop, so if you're looking to spruce up your desktop a bit while keeping your favorites close at hand, RocketDock is definitely worth a try.

Bring a Mac feel to your desktop with quick launch bar RocketDock.

Changes

  • Numerous fixes

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.

Features:

  • 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

RocketDock

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RocketDock 1.3.5

— User reviews — about RocketDock

  • Preacherman808

    by Preacherman808

    "Excellent tool to open your most frequently used programs."

    Easy to customize and easy to use, but can slow your computer down considerable when booting up. Not a problem once the ... More.

    reviewed on January 3, 2015

  • Petrolium

    by Petrolium

    "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 Windows... More.

    reviewed on December 4, 2014

  • shnbwmn

    by shnbwmn

    "Brilliant"

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

    reviewed on December 8, 2011

  • aNirudha

    by aNirudha

    "Best MAC Dock on Windows"

    This is the best available program to install a Dock similar to Mac OS.. Do not go after programs like Aqua Dock. They l... More.

    reviewed on December 26, 2009

  • Decudurian

    by Decudurian

    "ObjectDock?"

    This software looks strangely like ObjectDock. If they are completely the same there is only one thing in which they dif... More.

    reviewed on July 2, 2008