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Desktopple is for you if you've ever needed to take a screenshot and had to clean all of those icons from your Desktop before you could. Or maybe you needed to make a presentation and had to tidy up before hooking into the projector for the whole audience to see. Perhaps you just want to hide those messy Desktop icons so you can concentrate better on whatever task is at hand. Or, if you're like us, maybe you just like a squeaky clean work environment.

With Desktopple, you can quickly and easily hide all of your Desktop clutter. A quick trip to your menu bar is all it takes, and those icons simply vanish from view.

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What's New

Version 1.1:
  • HotKey support for hiding your Desktop
  • Hide your Desktop with your Desktop picture as well as a solid color
  • Preference to add Desktopple to your Login Items


Mac OS X 10.4 or later (untested with 10.3, but it should work).

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alas! Member IconReview+571

A lovely, handy little gem. Works beautifully.
Since my menu bar is already heavily populated with goodies, it would be nice to have the option of a Desktopple icon with a smaller footprint....or perhaps just a small colored button.
Anyway, thanks for this quite useful little freebie!

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Version 1.1
Sam Rae Member IconComment+0
Sam Rae

Useful and nicely-done little application. The only oddity is that if the desktop is covered and then you use Exposé to show the desktop, it becomes uncovered. I'm not sure if that's a feature, because I admit it's a little dumb to show the desktop with nothing on it, but I'm a bit mental, and like to see a blank desktop now and then :P

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Version 1.1
markdilley Member IconComment+0

I have lost the icon off of the menu bar and I have a white background that is not working out for me, help me exit this. Thanks

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Version 1.1
Ryan H. Member IconReview+0
Ryan H.

An excellent little app that really makes a difference. It really delivers on what it claims, no more no less.

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Version 1.1
itaiferber Member IconComment+5

This app is really cool. What it's missing is hotkeys and the availability to change the background to a picture, not just a color.

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Version 1.0
IanTheMacFan Member IconComment+0

I prefer Desktop Curtain.

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Version 1.0
Flying_Meat Member IconReview+7

Says what it does, does what it says.
Very nice.

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Version 1.0
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Downloads 7,214
Version Downloads 6,747
License Free
Date 27 Jan 2006
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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