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RocketDock – Mac Dock On Windows

by Dwarka Rao 17 January 2010 One Comment

So far, DOCK was one of the best features offered by Mac OSX. But now, RocketDock allows you to enjoy the similar featuring on your Windows OS powered computer.

RocketDock is actually an amazing application launcher that you can place at any side of your monitor screen. So you can easily access your favorite programs right at your go. My Computer, Recycle Bin, My Documents are few of the objects that are provided on RocketDock by default.

Thanks to its user friendly graphical interface, we can easily add the shortcuts of any number programs with so much of easy. You can simply drag and drop the shortcut on to the interface of RocketDock, which will add that particular shortcut into its list.

And it allows you to personalize all your options in such a manner that RocketDock will prove to be an ultimate application launcher that you have ever used and you will strongly relate it with the conventional Dock features on Mac OS X.

Features

  • Use it to minimize windows in a different way
  • Drag and drop user interface
  • Supports multi-monitor
  • Amazingly customizable
  • Portable
  • PNG and ICO icons are accessible
  • ObjectDock Docklet support
  • Allows you to run application indicators
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Runs smoothly on slower computers also
  • Popup on hovering mouse and auto hide

Screenshots

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Performance

RocketDock is desgined for all the users who love the Dock offered by Mac OS X, as it offers the same on Windows OS. It is a light weight program that it is hardly affected by minimized system resources. It is fully loaded with options and lets you customize it to a great extent offering about 20 skins and huge collection of fonts and colors.

Reliability

You will love using RocketDock as it brings the super hit Mac OS Dock on to your Windows powered system. It is developed by PunkLabs, who are known for their lightweight applications which makes RocketDock a reliable application.

Interface

Its graphical user Interface is a BIG plus as it compiles all the user friendliness of the world. As a user, I found RocketDock one of the smoothest applications that I have ever come across. You can straight away start using this app launcher

Misc

RocketDock allows you to experience a part of Mac OS X on Windows OS. Simply install the program and get going with it. You can place its interface on any of the four sides. It is efficient, fast, light, useful and FREE.

Pros

  • Lightweight in every possible sense
  • User friendly graphical interface
  • Compatible with MobyDock, ObjectDock, RK Launcher, and Y’z Dock skins
  • Smooth transitions
  • It is completely free

Cons

  • Misplacement of main settings menu

Conclusion

Regardless you are Mac lover or not, you will simply love RocketDock once you use it. It is one of the quickest ways to launch programs and it beautifies your desktop too. It is one small nifty program which will make your life easier.

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