Docktop
Docktop
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Docktop free download for Mac

Docktop for Mac1.3

08 December 2006

Highly customizable launchbar on your desktop.

What is Docktop for Mac

Note: This app is still available for download but the developer of Dialectic has temporarily halted the distribution and sale of all of their products.

Docktop is a launcher for Mac OS X. This application provides a highly customizable launchbar on your desktop -- behind the icons -- to which you can add items to open applications, files, folders, weblinks, or AppleScripts.

What's new in Docktop

Version 1.3:
  • Added an option to hide Docktop on launch (but only if the global hotkey is enabled).
  • Added an option to disable item menus.
  • Added an option to use an actual image for an item in the launchbar, not just an icon from a file. To enable this, hold down the Option key when dropping an image file (e.g., .png, .jpg, etc.) on the icon image well in the Edit window.
  • Added a feature to reset Docktop to the default position if the Option key is held down during launch.
  • Made the Command key optional when defining the Global Hotkey.
  • Improved Mac OS X 10.2.8 support.
  • Improved the registration process.
  • Fixed drag and drop support in the Edit window.
  • Minor interface updates.

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lazlototh
lazlototh
Mar 27 2013
1.3
1.0
Mar 27 2013
1.0
Version: 1.3
After many hours of troubleshooting we determined that DockTop running in Mountain Lion causes problems with FileMaker Pro 11 and 12. It was a handy app that worked great for many years on our restaurant POS system. :(
k8jb
k8jb
Dec 8 2009
1.3
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Dec 8 2009
0.0
Version: 1.3
I've been a long-time user (since it was released in 2006) and I loved it! I do have a problem though: It is NOT compatible with Snow Leopard unless you set it to "Level: Normal". I prefer it to be "Level: Desktop" so that it won't get over other windows. Small beans, you may say, and you're probably right. The other Snow Leopard issue is that you can't have more than once instance of it running at the same time. I've contacted the developer and he says and update is coming after they've updated their more expensive apps. I understand that reasoning, but it's still a little disappointing. Right now, I'm looking for a different launcher until Docktop is fixed. I hope it is fixed soon. Thanks.
Sannixtudio
Sannixtudio
Jul 11 2006
1.2
0.0
Jul 11 2006
0.0
Version: 1.2
So I registered and now the app refuses to launch.... NSReceiverEvaluationScriptError: 4 (1) I can see it as a running process, but it's just not dislaying.
Guest
Guest
Jun 10 2005
1.1
5.0
Jun 10 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1
Very clean interface, nifty launcher, lots of features, absolutely customizable, and features in 1.1 are groovy.
Guest
Guest
Jun 10 2005
1.1
5.0
Jun 10 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1
It's not just like the Dock -- it's like DesktopButtons in the Apple Stores, only with custom configuration support -- and I love it! I've been looking for this for a long time. In a company setting, this makes it easy for me to deploy standard links on all our Macs that the user's, who don't have admin access, can't change (they can still change their Dock). I can put links to our intranet services here, maintenance scripts, etc. Great!
Guest
Guest
Jun 10 2005
1.1
5.0
Jun 10 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1
It looks very familiar..... where did I saw that....?? Huh..... it's Dock. Very similar to Dock. I don't think I need another Dock in my Mac.
Guest
Guest
Jun 10 2005
1.1
5.0
Jun 10 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1
If you want a real replacement for the Dock that has many many options, check out DragThing! :)
Guest
Guest
Jun 1 2005
1.0
5.0
Jun 1 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0
2 problems: 1. Confllicts with Dock and Desktop Manager(at least for me) 2. Not enough of an improvement over the Dock to warrant a registration
Guest
Guest
Jun 1 2005
1.0
5.0
Jun 1 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0
cute. it would be nice if you could drag and drop icons to it, though.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later

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