XShelf
XShelf
1.1.4

4.6

XShelf free download for Mac

XShelf1.1.4

05 November 2007

Store any drag-and-dropped media files.

Overview

XShelf is an application that enhances Drag and Drop operations in Mac OS X by providing a shelf where Drag and Dropped items (such as files, text, or URLs) can be stored for later use. Thus, not only can Drag and Drop operations be "paused", multiple operations can be in flight at once.

What's new in XShelf

Version 1.1.4:
  • Updated for OS X 10.5 Leopard. Due to lack of time or resources, this version is only tested on 10.4 and later.
  • Fitt's revenge. Items can be dropped without backing away from the edge of the screen (though the highlight doesn't appear).
  • Fixed a bug where, if you had the context menu open, clicking away would leave the drawer open.

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How would you rate XShelf app?

20 Reviews of XShelf

Anonymous
11 February 2005
Version: 1.1.2

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Its a shame that this app has seemingly been abandoned by its developer(s) as it held great potential, but was never quite what i wanted it to be. I was always looking for a way to CUT and PASTE files and folders in the finder using the contextual menu (a la Windows) and this came closest to that, but because that function wasn't accessible without a drag n drop i never got into using it full time. I have been checking on XShelf since it was released, but it appears to have reached the end of its development. Shame.
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5
Big-Mac-XXL
01 January 2017
Version: 1.1.4
Funny. This is ten years old and still running on El Capitan. Can somebody test on Sierra?
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Aargl
06 August 2012
Version: 1.1.4
DL link and dev sites are down. I've found this http://rixstep.com/4/0/xshelf/ but I think it's another program. But hey, I've found a few places that still have version 1.1.4!!! :-) http://www.clubic.com/lancer-le-telechargement-149442-0-xshelf.html http://mac.brothersoft.com/xshelf.html
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Tipp-Flo
03 September 2011
Version: 1.1.4
No updates needed in four years! Still working great in Lion. Very helpful little application. It's what finder lacks - Pathfinder has it.
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MichaelHaeusler
01 September 2010
Version: 1.1.4
It works on 10.6.4 in terms of functionality, but transparency/design/color cannot be changed and adapted to a Snow Leopard style GUI. But it's a nice little app. I already used it on Tiger.
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MichaelHaeusler
01 September 2010
Version: 1.1.4
It works on 10.6.4 in terms of functionality, but transparency/design/color cannot be changed and adapted to a Snow Leopard style GUI. But it's a nice little app. I already used it on Tiger.
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Roro01
06 November 2007
Version: 1.1.4
IS THIS APPLICATION A JOKE? I really can't understand how it can be useful.
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Tuishimi
05 November 2007
Version: 1.1.4
Does not work on 10.4.10, intel mac mini. Won't start.
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5
Moodjoo
01 September 2006
Version: 1.1.3
Wow! Didn't see that one coming. Nice that you made it universal.
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Deicidus
28 May 2005
Version: 1.1.2
Sweet! This is *exactly* what I was looking for/searched for. I read the article on a spatial finder, and wanted my Finder to work that way. I discovered that hitting the "expand" button at the top of the window makes them spatial, and with this shelf, I now have virtually all of the features he spoke of! The program works flawlessly and is very easy to use.
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Anonymous
13 March 2005
Version: 1.1.2
Well I hope it'll be compatible with Tiger.
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Anonymous
11 February 2005
Version: 1.1.2
Its a shame that this app has seemingly been abandoned by its developer(s) as it held great potential, but was never quite what i wanted it to be. I was always looking for a way to CUT and PASTE files and folders in the finder using the contextual menu (a la Windows) and this came closest to that, but because that function wasn't accessible without a drag n drop i never got into using it full time. I have been checking on XShelf since it was released, but it appears to have reached the end of its development. Shame.
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Anonymous
30 June 2004
Version: 1.1.2
What a great idea. However I wish they would take it a step further and allow the file to be actually transfered to the shelf instead of just an icon. It would be nice to be able to visually inclutter my desktop but still have easy access to desktop items via the shelf. If they can do that, I'd also like it if items on the shelf, while on the shelf, would show up in finder searches as being on the desktop, even though they aren't.......
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Unconvinced
16 March 2004
Version: 1.1.2
Just installed 10.3.3 on 933 G4. X-shelf will not start. Anyone else experiencing this conflict?
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Anonymous
29 October 2003
Version: 1.1.2
Handy little tool. I wonder why *I* never thought of writing one like this. Great idea -this should be built into the OS (or at least come with it). And it's free. I like free stuff. ;-)
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Jchryss
17 September 2003
Version: 1.1.1
I love this program. You can move files folders and clippings easily. it just works intuitively. It is slow though if you are trying to move a file on to a web server you are better off not going through xshelf. It is free but I still sent the guy 5 dollars.
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Anonymous
12 September 2003
Version: 1.1.1
One "problem"! XShelf does not move the actual files/folders, etc, you drop in, it just makes an alias on the drawer, so if you want to keep your desktop clean, and move the actual files to the drawer, it does not work, but its great for moving things from window to window without keeping both windows opened...but its not enough... I wish Xshelf worked like Macabinet (shareware) Macabinet it's great to keep my desktop clean and neat, it moves the actual files to the drawer, and keeps them in a folder. well, but Xshelf is free...I know that... cheers
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Aaron-Faby
15 August 2003
Version: 1.1.1
All the NeXTies out there will love this little utility, which restores the shelf from NeXTSTEP to Mac OS X.
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Anonymous
16 June 2003
Version: 1.1.1
Excellent concept and lightening fast - simply a storage shelf for anything you can drag to it. The half-step (for organization) that the dock cannot handle..
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Anonymous
12 June 2003
Version: 1.1
Easy to install and use, and very handy. Saves burrowing through all the stuff on my desktop when I get in one of those "let's see how many new cool things I can download today" moods. Thank you!
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Anonymous
02 June 2003
Version: 1.1
A perfect little utility. Much neater than opening multiple windows.
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