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Deskovery overview

Deskovery makes it easy to find the window you want out of all your open windows, just move your mouse to see the full list of all open windows, select one and move it to front in a single click.

Stop wasting time aligning windows, with Deskovery your windows are magnetic. Windows snap neatly to screen edges. Deskovery also lets you resize windows with one click. Click on the zoom button, drag to the preferred size and position, release mouse button, that's all!

Features
  • Simpler to install and to use: Fully compatible with El Capitan and Sierra (and SIP). No need to install, just launch it.
  • Dock previews: allow to directly see in the Dock, windows previews.
  • Space switcher: Directly see in with Space you are and switch in one click!
  • Updated window shading, with custom shading heights and apps exlusion list.
  • Drag to size: just drag and drop to reisze your windows
  • Modern UI: The UI has been completely redesigned. These are some of the main new features. Deskovery 3 has been rewritten mostly from scratch and also brings a ton of small enhancements.

What’s new in version 3.3

Updated on Dec 16 2020

Version 3.3:
  • Unability to unshade windows on multi-monitors configurations
  • Issue with resize panel
  • Shading issues with Chrome
View older Deskovery updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

2.8 MB

Downloads

17798

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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Dualist
Dualist
May 21 2021
3.3
0.0
May 21 2021
0.0
Version: 3.3
I'm still using v. 1.5.3 in Mojave and it works just fine. It's 64bit so it should continue to work after os upgrades. I will not try the new version since there doesn't appear to be an upgrade discount.
borked
borked
Mar 18 2020
3.2
5.0
Mar 18 2020
5.0
Version: 3.2
I like it, no problems. I think Windowshade is the feature that was killed in MacOS (by next developers that pushed their Dock) I miss most. I use Mac OS for over 30 years now and
GregH60
GregH60
Nov 10 2017
3.1
1.0
Nov 10 2017
1.0
Version: 3.1
Finally gave up with this software, virtually no support and software is not working.
Scott-C-H-
Scott-C-H-
Jul 21 2017
3.1
0.5
Jul 21 2017
0.5
Version: 3.1
Hacky, gimmicky, unnecessary, and it is a matter of time before it gets abandoned for one reason or another. Apple frowns upon this type of software because it tries to work around SIP. This kind of utility works ok at first, but eventually, causes some issues due to OS updates, tighter SIP implementation, and so on. Sooner or later, it will force you to spend a bunch of time fiddling and troubleshoot (= a glorified term for beta-testing), and all the perceived milliseconds of efficiency is lost almost instantly in the process.
egigoka
egigoka
Jul 11 2017
3.1
0.5
Jul 11 2017
0.5
Version: 3.1
Doesn't work in all ways in Sierra
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jun 16 2017
3.1
5.0
Jun 16 2017
5.0
Version: 3.1
No, upgrades for previous owners?
dwp-1
dwp-1
Jun 16 2017
3.1
5.0
Jun 16 2017
5.0
Version: 3.1
No, upgrades for previous owners?
Morlo
Morlo
Nov 16 2016
3.0
4.0
Nov 16 2016
4.0
Version: 3.0
cool. faster and more reliable than windowmizer, though windowmizer still has better options to resize (like resize to thumbnail) ... nice UI and the height feature when resizing to titlebar is a nice touch. keep up the good work and lets see some other options to resize.. remember sticky windows from donneleschi software, that was the bomb.
mmix66
mmix66
Oct 9 2015
2.3.3
4.0
Oct 9 2015
4.0
Version: 2.3.3
2.3.3 "Transparent windows" seems to don't work with El Capitan? (but i think i will downgrade to Yosemite because thetering with my iPhone doesn't work too.....)
Dajaka
Dajaka
May 3 2015
2.3.2
5.0
May 3 2015
5.0
Version: 2.3.2
2.3.2 fixes the Adobe Photoshop problems and works great.
ronaldpr
ronaldpr
May 2 2015
2.3.2
0.0
May 2 2015
0.0
Version: 2.3.2
Very confusing. After installing version 2.3.2 from "Deskovery2.3.2-signed.pkg", the application is called "Deskovery2.2.1.app" with version number 2.3.2, while About Deskovery shows it to be "Version 2.3.0" and I am told that I am up to date with "Deskcovery2 2.3.2" when I check for updates.
Pypo
Pypo
Apr 18 2015
2.3.1
1.0
Apr 18 2015
1.0
Version: 2.3.1
Be careful with 2.3.1. Working on Mac Pro 5,1 Mavericks 10.9.5 it's impossible to use Photoshop CC 2014 correctly with Deskovery 2.3.1 !!!
Wts
Wts
Apr 14 2015
2.3.1
4.5
Apr 14 2015
4.5
Version: 2.3.1
The download says 231 but the install is actually 230. ?????
Dajaka
Dajaka
Apr 12 2015
2.3.1
5.0
Apr 12 2015
5.0
Version: 2.3.1
With this latest version 2.3.1 Windowshading finally works reliably again. The only problem I see is that the zoom button dropdown doesn't appear properly on my second monitor.
Wts
Wts
Mar 24 2015
2.3.0
4.5
Mar 24 2015
4.5
Version: 2.3.0
I have the paid version of Deskovery 2.2.1 and when i applied this most recent version 2.3.0 my registration code was not accepted. What the ******* Please don't tell me i need to hand over yet another 20 dollars ?????
Albabe
Albabe
Mar 5 2015
2.2.1
0.0
Mar 5 2015
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
I already have WindowMizer and it just ok. Its very slow, to the point where its unusable for me. Is there a Demo for this to see if it works any better than WindowMizer? I already paid $15 for an unusable app, and I'm not comfortable paying another $25 to find out this is not all that different.
edfields
edfields
Feb 12 2015
2.2.1
0.0
Feb 12 2015
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
I just installed Discovery. Why can't see the name of the folder or file when they reduce to windowshade size? Folders and Files reduce to the titlebar when double-clicked. But the name doesn't display. It seems that everything gets so huge, I can only see the very top of what's supposed to be in the titlebar. Can someone please explain what I've done wrong? There doesn't seem to be anything in Preferences to fix this. Is there something very simple that I'm missing? Thanks very much.
edfields
edfields
Jan 11 2015
2.2.1
0.0
Jan 11 2015
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
Can anybody compare Deskovery to Windowmizer? I'm finally trading in a MacBook Pro running OSX 10.6.8 for a machine with Yosemite. They both say they're compatible with Yosemite. Can't decide which will serve me better. My ONLY need is windowshading. Thanks . . .
Shiny22
Shiny22
Dec 4 2014
2.2.1
3.0
Dec 4 2014
3.0
Version: 2.2.1
Downloaded this and tried it out. It does exactly what it says on the tin, great for Window Shading, and the window menu is great too. Buying it was the easiest decision until... I saw the price. Seriously? $25 for this? I mean Scrivener is $45 and you can write novels and theses in it. Carbon Copy Cloner is $40 and you can back up you're entire Mac. The entire OS is free and this costs 24.99? To collapse the window into the title bar. Wow. And you need a licence for every machine. On the App Store I can buy any app and install it on any machine I own. At 4.99 this will sell by the truckload. At 24.99 thanks but no thanks. I'm taking 2 starts off simply because the price us absurd.
ronaldpr
ronaldpr
Oct 13 2014
2.1.9.1
0.0
Oct 13 2014
0.0
Version: 2.1.9.1
Version 2.1.9.1? The download is an install package labelled version 2.2beta1 The download from the developer's site is labelled version 2.0
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