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DesktopSweeper is a freeware APE Module (the equivalent of Unsanity's Haxies) that provides ways to control whether or not Desktop icons are displayed. This can be done with a configurable hotkey, or automatically, when the Finder comes to the front and/or leaves it.

DesktopSweeper doesn't work by covering the Desktop so your desktop background is not affected at all, even if you use an application that displays animated (or screensaver'ed) backgrounds. .

What's New in DesktopSweeper

Version 1.3:
  • Universal Binary (runs on both PPC and Intel based Macs).
  • Added ways to enable separately Display and Hide automatically.
  • Added an option to prevent the Finder to come to the front when clicking on the Desktop while icons are hidden.
  • Reworded most tooltips in the prefs pane.
  • Fixed a bug where the hidden state could get reversed for icons that were

Requirements for DesktopSweeper

Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, Unsanity Application Enhancer 2.0 (provided)

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DesktopSweeper User Discussion

5 4
Current Version (1.x)
Downloads 6,579
Version Downloads 3,714
License Free
Date 18 Jun 2006
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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