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Camouflage
Camouflage
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Camouflage

Version 5.0

Hides clutter on your Desktop.

3.9
Based on 22 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$14.99
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Camouflage overview

Camouflage is a quick and effective way to hide Desktop clutter. Do you have way too many items on your desktop? Do you hate cleaning up that mess? Camouflage is the right utility for you. It hides all the icons and leaves nothing but the pure wallpaper

Key Features:
  • perfect system-integration: change your wallpaper and Camouflage will show the change instantly.
  • works with multiple monitors: attach new monitors and the icons will instantly be hidden.
  • drag-and-drop: drag files on the desktop and they will be copied onto your real desktop.
  • Finder integration: click the desktop and Finder will be activated and opens or selects a separate desktop window. (You can disable this with the Popup Desktop option of the menu. To still open a window, press the option-key while clicking the desktop)
  • ability to show and hide the icons (available in status item menu)
  • works with desktop managers
  • ability to 'click through' Camouflage to get the normal Desktop-Context menu (Use with caution, you may select a file and don't notice it. You may only want to use that feature if you are using FinderPop)

What’s new in version 5.0

Updated on May 15 2021

Version 5.0:
  • Added static/dynamic wallpaper behaviour that prevents the icons from peeking through, when switching spaces (only works when the same wallpaper is used for all spaces)
  • Darkmode support
  • Big Sur support
  • M1 support
  • Dynamic desktops support
  • Retina support for status item
  • Improved display of wallpaper

Information

License

Commercial

Size

3.2 MB

Downloads

55590

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.14.0 or later
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Matthk
Matthk
Feb 10 2016
4.1
4.0
Feb 10 2016
4.0
Version: 4.1
Essential!
anonymous-fox-6287
anonymous-fox-6287
Nov 26 2014
4.0
5.0
Nov 26 2014
5.0
Version: 4.0
I love the app as it really allows one to avoid distraction from what's on the desktop while working. It also helps preserving the screen by not burning in those icons that are staying in the same position for ever.The only problem I had since upgrading to Mavericks (and now Yosemite) was that right clicking on the hidden desktop was not bringing the FinderPop menu anymore. That's has been fixed so thanks a lot for providing an upgrade to that great little app.
braunnizo
braunnizo
Nov 26 2014
4.0
0.0
Nov 26 2014
0.0
Version: 4.0
Is there a way to get this app for free? Or maybe for 99¢ or $1.99?
AmberE2864
AmberE2864
Dec 8 2013
3.0.2
3.0
Dec 8 2013
3.0
Version: 3.0.2
Is there a way to use this app and still be able to view my desktops in spaces?
Robert-Poland
Robert-Poland
Nov 28 2013
3.0.2
1.0
Nov 28 2013
1.0
Version: 3.0.2
After using this app for years, today I am shutting it off. In Mavericks (OS 9) with Mission Control the desk icons are continually disappearing.
AshBP
AshBP
Sep 22 2012
2.2.1
4.0
Sep 22 2012
4.0
Version: 2.2.1
Ah. This just makes me feel good. Like a breath of fresh air. I wish the house clutter cleaned up this easily!! Thanks, developer, for keeping this little utility going... :-)
OrOs
OrOs
Oct 12 2011
2.1.1
0.0
Oct 12 2011
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Earthdesk does not work with Camouflage? Is there any plan to fix this?
Mr-Leo
Mr-Leo
Aug 25 2011
2.1
1.0
Aug 25 2011
1.0
Version: 2.1
The test of the developer of this software is indeed negligent. On the last version 2.1, Shortcut key cannot be defined.
anonymous-fox-6287
anonymous-fox-6287
Aug 24 2011
2.1
5.0
Aug 24 2011
5.0
Version: 2.1
Version 2.1 has improved from the previous release (FinderPop now works fine when selecting the "Ignore mouse events..." option) but I still can't use another Wallpaper picture than the original grey one. You can choose another picture in preferences, but the Hide Icons command still shows the grey screen. Removing v2.1 and everything added by it, then going back to v 1.25 solved that problem. Mac OS X 10.7.1 here.
exilederek
exilederek
Aug 19 2011
2.1
0.0
Aug 19 2011
0.0
Version: 2.1
The current update of Camouflage isn't working. After downloading the update from the Mac App Store and trying to launch it, it fails with the following error: “Camouflage.app” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “Camouflage.app” and download it again from the App Store. I've tried deleting and re-downloading the update, but I still get the same error.
incrzr
incrzr
Jul 13 2011
2.0.1
5.0
Jul 13 2011
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Version 2.0.1 flashes shortly to blue here when switching. V 1.25 doesn't. And please don't forget the alt-click for hiding single apps. Thanks.
Mr-Leo
Mr-Leo
Jul 11 2011
2.0.1
1.0
Jul 11 2011
1.0
Version: 2.0.1
"ignore mouse events....." doesn't behave as explained.
Zephyris
Zephyris
Jun 8 2011
1.25
4.5
Jun 8 2011
4.5
Version: 1.25
This is a great app, simple, easy and effective. Thanks to the developer for the awesome price: free!
0legus
0legus
Apr 12 2011
1.25
4.0
Apr 12 2011
4.0
Version: 1.25
Best!
le-macinfo
le-macinfo
Feb 22 2011
1.25
4.5
Feb 22 2011
4.5
Version: 1.25
Great little helper to hide icons on a cluttered desktop. A feature that set's it apart similar tools is a shortcut (mouse click on the desktop) to show your desktop content inside a new Finder window. To round it off I would suggest the following additions: - make the menu bar item optional (the show/hide state info appears not that important to me, altough some might be other opinion) - make a "alt-click" on the desktop hiding the frontmost app's windows like in normal finder operation BTW: DesktopSweeper (APE module) has those 2 features, but doesn't work in Snow Leopard anymore.
cemil-alyanak
cemil-alyanak
Dec 9 2010
1.25
0.0
Dec 9 2010
0.0
Version: 1.25
Problem with the second monitor using EarthDesk. Earthdesk disappears and is replaced by another desktop (not even the one selected in the systems preference for that monitor).
incrzr
incrzr
May 14 2010
1.25
5.0
May 14 2010
5.0
Version: 1.25
This is great, thanks a lot! One thing: while Camouflage hides the Desktop, alt-click on it to hide apps doesn't work.
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Apr 11 2010
1.25
5.0
Apr 11 2010
5.0
Version: 1.25
This is still the best in its league as far as I'm concerned: 1. Works well with Snow Leopard 2. Provides a fast way to open a new Finder window (just double-click the desktop or set it for single click) 3. Nice developer support 4. FREE! (although donating is a nice thing to do)
Cocoanut
Cocoanut
Jan 9 2010
1.25
0.0
Jan 9 2010
0.0
Version: 1.25
This works well for me I just wish it had an option for automatically hiding background applications and a menubar button to toggle that feature. Otherwise nicely done.
MADSCI3NCE
MADSCI3NCE
Sep 18 2009
1.25
0.0
Sep 18 2009
0.0
Version: 1.25
Love this app for when I need to record a screencast at work. Unfortunately under Snow Leopard it just turns the background to black instead of using your selected background image. It could be worse, I guess ... 10.6 could have killed the app all together.
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