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3D fileSpace
3D fileSpace
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3D fileSpace free download for Mac

3D fileSpace

Version 1.5.5

Visual file system launcher with 3D drawers.

3D fileSpace overview

3D fileSpace can give you a bird's eye view of all your files and folders, so you get quick and direct point-and-click access to each of hundreds of items, far more than a regular 2D view can show.

And you can quickly see what is inside multiple nested folders, without having to painstakingly navigate to each one. You can drag and drop and perform Finder-like tasks. You can pan, zoom and tilt the view so it shows its contents as you prefer.

  • Get direct point-and-click access to each of hundreds of items.
  • Drag and drop and perform Finder-like tasks without switching windows.
  • Spend less time navigating folders.

You can have a single window composed of multiple panes each showing a Finder folder and the contents of folders inside, so you can keep on hand in a single window all the files and folders you use day to day. And each pane can be quickly expanded into a new full-size window, any time you wish to see the full details. And any 3D window can be turned into a drawer that sits along the edge of the screen taking almost no space yet immediately accessible.

What’s new in version 1.5.5

Updated on Mar 31 2021

Version 1.5.5:
  • Universal version with native code for M1 and Intel Macs
  • Various minor fixes

Information

License

Shareware

Size

1.2 MB

Downloads

26549

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
  • Universal version runs natively on M1 and Intel Macs
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Thresher-the-Shark
Thresher-the-Shark
Jun 5 2011
1.0.2
0.0
Jun 5 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
Hello Jurassic Park.
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Apr 1 2011
1.0
0.0
Apr 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0
A new version! Excellent!!!
Easer
Easer
Apr 10 2008
1.9.4
4.0
Apr 10 2008
4.0
Version: 1.9.4
This current Leopard release shows that the product is being tended to. Remember, the developer is also busy with Smart Scroll, which a lot of people enjoy using. Given that this is probably the developer's primary product, I'm sure a lot of time and resources have to go into maintaining that. I know from conversations with the developer that some significant changes are being worked on for future versions of 3D-Space. The current version was sufficient for me to become interested. I've seen some reviews at other sites that tend to dismiss 3D-Space without genuine consideration. My two cents is that people have preferred styles of managing information. Some like Apple's Finder. Some like the terminal. Some prefer split-panes, such as ForkLift. Others like the customization of PathFinder. To say that any one product is bad or mere "eye candy" misses the mark. I prefer a visual representation of information, and 3D-Space provides a very useful way for me to process my data and information. Just because the approach does not work for some does not mean it does not work for others.
Jetfiredx
Jetfiredx
Jul 29 2006
1.9.1
0.0
Jul 29 2006
0.0
Version: 1.9.1
I like to evaluate every release of this to see what is new. This version seems to have brought some nice speed improvements in the rendering of folders / icons with MANY images. I'd also like to thank the author for not limiting the evaluation time like others do...one request though? During the evaluation it is not possible to (or didn't seem to be immediately) to do any file / folder manipulation. Could this be enabled for say files of 10k or less and a limit to be able to move / copy / delete 10 folders per evaluation? How else could I decide if using 3D-Space VFS will be right for me or not? Some other visualizations would be nice too. The flat plane is okay, though to me nothing more than an extention of the same 2D space we work in everyday...just tilted. (Although silky smooth in movement now on my MacBook.) Could the individual folders be mapped to spheres, cubes, etc... that could be fully rotated around rather than just "flown over"? Thanks for the hard work on this and I look foward to playing with future releases.
Guest
Guest
Nov 20 2005
1.4.2
4.5
Nov 20 2005
4.5
Version: 1.4.2
I had to completely reinstall 10.4.3 and had a few problems getting 3D Space to work. The developer was very responsive in helping me to get it to work again. When the progam was not there for a few days, I relized how I have come to depend on it. It is a great application. You can put things in there that you do not access often and keep your regular dock tidy. This software has many features and I look forward to future incarnations.
Guest
Guest
Jul 6 2005
1.3.1
4.5
Jul 6 2005
4.5
Version: 1.3.1
Love this thing, as far as it's gone. Some criticisms are valid about it being high on the eye-candy scale, but still needing more meat-&-potatoes functionality to be a serious finder/dock substitute. Having a 3D space take over the whole window was kind of disappointing. I was pleasantly surprised at how stable it was, though it was something of a resource hog. Far too cool to let drop. I'm anxious to see it mature!
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2005
1.3.1
4.5
Jul 3 2005
4.5
Version: 1.3.1
I'd love this program if I could get rid of the dock icon.
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2005
1.3.1
4.5
Jul 3 2005
4.5
Version: 1.3.1
This app. seems unnecessarily complex to be a normal launcher (it has nonstandard launcher features such as spring-loading), but far to simple to be a Finder substitute. As a Dock substitute it seems unnecessarily confusing and requires an unusually steep learning curve, and I could spend all night making a list of fairly basic and necessary things the Finder can do and this can't (I'll mention a few, to give you an idea: inability to open multiple windows, to do such simple things as create duplicates, access any level deeper than the Home folder (except the computer's Application folder), access other mounted volumes, move files or folders up the nested-folder hierarchy as well as down it). So it's really neither fish nor fowl, and not very satisfactory in either capacity. It's really just another multiple dock implementation that's gotten a little big for its britches.
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2005
1.3.1
4.5
Jul 3 2005
4.5
Version: 1.3.1
This app does what it says, but it simply isn't anything groundbreaking. The fact that you can rotate the camera and view your icons in a POV-type fashion is overshadowed by the fact that when the application has a real chance to shine with a 3D engine is completely wasted. I'm talking about navigation, here. Someone did a demo a few years ago with an actual 3D navigation app, where the folders were represented with circles and when you navigated, it branched, animated, and filled the folder you switched to all very fluidly. This application lacks any fluidity. I already have a Finder, and this application seems to be rather silly because it's really NOT all that different.
Guest
Guest
Jul 2 2005
1.3.1
4.5
Jul 2 2005
4.5
Version: 1.3.1
In fairness to the author of this app., I've only had this up and running a day or so and I'm not familiar with all its ins and outs. But here's my initial take, anyway. As an alternative to the Finder, it's stunningly attractive from a visual point of view. But I'm not at all certain it can do everything that the Apple desktop/dock combo does, and I'm less certain that it can do very much that the Apple interface can't do. I'm also concerned about the cost of this app. I don't mean the money, $30 seems reasonable, but CPU and GPU requirements, and memory consumption. So, a bit regretfully, I'll probably wind up passing. If I'm ever going to go for a Finder substitute I need to be convinced that it is genuinely superior to the Finder, not just different.
Guest
Guest
May 26 2005
1.2.1
4.5
May 26 2005
4.5
Version: 1.2.1
"Wow what a nice app, would be great if it were free, but, it's not, so just stick with the dock..." Applications take time and lots of learning to make. Most people will gladly pay $10-20 for a dinner, and $8-10 for a movie, why do people complain so much when they are asked to pay $30 once for an application?
Guest
Guest
May 14 2005
1.2
4.5
May 14 2005
4.5
Version: 1.2
the developer should take a look at the filebrowser used in the first Jurassic Park film and re-invent that one. The bigger a file, the larger it is etc... that would add something... this is only eye candy.
Guest
Guest
Apr 8 2005
1.1
4.5
Apr 8 2005
4.5
Version: 1.1
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/3dspace this has some serious potential
Guest
Guest
Feb 10 2005
1.1
4.5
Feb 10 2005
4.5
Version: 1.1
Wow what a nice app, would be great if it were free, but, it's not, so just stick with the dock...
Famtherapist
Famtherapist
Feb 6 2005
1.1
4.0
Feb 6 2005
4.0
Version: 1.1
This thing is becoming a way of life. My eyes do better with the good size of the icons and it helps me to see everything laid out the way it is. I really recommend this app. The Dock is too crowded and clumsy.
Guest
Guest
Jan 29 2005
1.1
4.5
Jan 29 2005
4.5
Version: 1.1
It's essentially a bunch of Docks stacked up, nifty looking, not very useful, and it covers the whole screen. Just put a folder full of aliases in your dock, and you've got the same functionality. It might not look as nifty, but it's a heck of allot more efficient. And it's free.
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2004
1.0b5
4.5
Dec 20 2004
4.5
Version: 1.0b5
Sorry, I don't get it. What is the purpose of this psuedo 3D "thing." It isn't in 3D, and it pales in comparison to the many attempts to code these types of applications back in the 90s. Make it 3D. Heck, watch Jurrasic Park, they have a better one with nickel and dime processors.
Guest
Guest
Dec 19 2004
1.0b5
0.0
Dec 19 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0b5
Tres agreable et grandiose. J'ai plus de 100 icnes a portee de main. Mon dock est enfin libre et l'acces aux differentes applications est ultra rapide et simple simple.
Guest
Guest
Dec 8 2004
1.0b4
4.5
Dec 8 2004
4.5
Version: 1.0b4
While I don't use this daily - it's quite an interesting idea. Keep up the good work.
Guest
Guest
Dec 2 2004
1.0b3
4.5
Dec 2 2004
4.5
Version: 1.0b3
Would be really awesome if it didn't minimize itself in tab form when you switched to another 3d space.
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