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Desktop Curtain is a simple tool to hide the clutter on your desktop. It's perfect for teachers, presenters, writers, developers, and anyone else that hates clutter and/or needs to take screenshots with a clean background.

What's New

Version 3.0.1:
  • Fixed a display glitch where some hot keys were displayed with a single "FN" modifier instead of the actual modifier in menus in Mountain Lion.
  • Greatly improved the interaction of the curtain and Spaces/Desktops.
  • Fixed an issue where curtains that show the desktop image didn't always update after changing Spaces/Desktops.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause more...

Requirements

OS X 10.7 or later

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F451 Member IconComment+393
F451
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This app is the closest to my favorite and now defunct DeskShade by MacRabbit. If you opt for the MAS versus (the free version you can license both MAS and standard download) then you can change the background from the curtain. Hot keys round this out nicely in regards usability (unlocked version).

Version 3.0.1 is out and the price is now $4.99.

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Version 3.0
Track_40 Member IconReview+3
Track_40
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Awesome! This app is a must-have for me, as I'm often running out to client meetings at the last minute and never seem to have time to clean up my desktop before a presentation. The new v2 of this app is Awesome! Now works on multiple monitors, and has lots of different customization options... all for $1.99??? This app is an absolute steal! RUN dont walk to the Appstore and grab it!

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Version 2.0
Georgew Member IconComment+12
Georgew
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Works great, but has view issues. It only activates on the main monitor and is not active on a second monitor. When you are using spaces and you show all of them to, lets say, move a document window from one space to another, you can accidently grab the curtain and it moves. It should stay put in this mode. When activated, it shows the current application documents but hides any others. I want it to hide just the desktop.

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Version 1.1
jangle Member IconReview+7
jangle
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Indispensable for holding presentations with demos (so the audience doesn't see the mess on your desk) or making pretty screenshots with a background.

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Version 1.0
Anonymous Member IconReview
Anonymous
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I use this all the time!
My desk is a mess, but it need to be so.
Desktop Curtain hides my desk mess and when I need access to the mess: exposé!
One request: Clicking the curtain make Finder active.
Well, two requests, Dropping files on the curtain -> copy them to desktop..
Thanks for all your great apps!

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Version 1.0
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Screentom
Version 3.0
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LucasH
Version 2.1
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Details

Downloads 2,024
Version Downloads 479
License Shareware
Date 27 Oct 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price $5.00
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