DesktopShelves
DesktopShelves
2.1.4

4.0

DesktopShelves free download for Mac

DesktopShelves for Mac2.1.4

13 August 2019

Display folders as desktop shelves.

What is DesktopShelves for Mac

DesktopShelves takes a refreshing approach to organizing files. It focuses on saving space on your screen while allowing you to always quickly access your files (via hotkey).

Everything is drag and drop. You can even drop text selections on a shelf and a new file is created automatically. Right-click and drag a file away from a shelf to insert its contents into another application such as Mail (great for keeping a "shelf" with frequently used mail templates, for example).

Features
  • Finder integration: Open any folder as a shelf on the desktop right from the Finder context menu (requires a restart to activate the first time).
  • Choose from different shelf designs or create your own: The designs make your desktop unique and help you to tell your shelves apart. Design your own or download additional designs from the web.
  • Drop a text selection on a shelf and get a new file: Found something on the web that you'd like to remember? Select it, drag and drop it on a shelf, done.
  • Works great with text snippets: Right-click and drag a file away from a shelf to paste its text contents into other applications such as Mail, TextEdit, etc. (works for plain and rich text files).
  • Access your shelves with a hotkey: Bring your shelves on top of all other windows to quickly access your files.
  • Drag & drop everywhere: Drop files from the desktop or Finder onto shelves or the other way around from your shelves into other applications.

What's new in DesktopShelves

Version 2.4.0 (2.1.4):

Note: The downloadable demo is version 2.1.4; the version available for purchase on the Mac App Store is version 2.4.0.

  • 64-bit support

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How would you rate DesktopShelves?
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PieroLuigi
PieroLuigi
Oct 29 2017
2.1.4
0.0
Oct 29 2017
0.0
Version: 2.1.4
No more update to this great app?
Thombar
Thombar
Dec 15 2013
2.1.4
1.0
Dec 15 2013
1.0
Version: 2.1.4
I couldn't get this product to work at all the way the promotional ad said it would. Not worth having in my opinion.
JohnsonFam
JohnsonFam
Sep 18 2012
2.1.3
2.0
Sep 18 2012
2.0
Version: 2.1.3
I think I may be having issues, but I don't see how this is working correctly. I have a shelf on my desktop with all my folders, but I still see all the folders also on my desktop. So basically, I have the folders on a shelf on my desktop and on my desktop, actually adding to the clutter. How do I fix that?
protagonistic
protagonistic
Sep 18 2012
2.1.3
5.0
Sep 18 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
Quite frankly I prefer utilities that do not try to take an everything and the kitchen sink approach. This program does the one thing it does extremely well. I hate desktop clutter and it is hard to maintain a desktop with less than a dozen icons. I can now organize all my daily reading into several lists that are easy to see and maintain. This program is well worth the money.
Jerry0923
Jerry0923
Aug 23 2012
2.1.3
5.0
Aug 23 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
I actually love this product. I don't use it for all my files, but it sure helps me to visually organize those pesky little files that are easy to forget. Tech support is A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Buy this product with certainty!
Mextex
Mextex
Aug 7 2012
2.1.3
5.0
Aug 7 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
Yes, it's a one trick pony and some might think it's too expensive. But I don't agree with that. This app fits into my workflow perfectly and so I have no problem to pay the asked price. Also the developer is very responive, friendly and gives good support. Check the trial version and if it fits your workflow you'll come to the conclusion that it is worth the money. A full 5 star rating from me :)
hmfwic47
hmfwic47
Aug 5 2012
2.1.3
5.0
Aug 5 2012
5.0
Version: 2.1.3
This app and the lite version are both in the Apple App store. I rated it as 5 for all areas. I couldn't go lower than 5 because I haven't yet tried it out and it wouldn't be fair to the author.
NotUsed
NotUsed
Jul 11 2012
2.1.3
0.0
Jul 11 2012
0.0
Version: 2.1.3
$15 bucks?.. hahahaha.. seriously?
jibjab
jibjab
Mar 18 2012
2.0.2
1.0
Mar 18 2012
1.0
Version: 2.0.2
Frequent crashes and changes assigned folder-shelf
Tryme
Tryme
Mar 16 2012
2.0.2
0.0
Mar 16 2012
0.0
Version: 2.0.2
I'm sure this utility serves a purpose for those people that follow that very 'Windows user trait' of storing hundreds of things on your desktop, perhaps you should do a little web searching and learn about the exponential impact each and every one of those items on your desktop is having on the performance of your system. With so many options for quick access on the Mac, there is no excuse for hundred of folders and files cluttering up the desktop and draining system resources, then in an attempt to organise that chaos, using a utility that further depletes system resources. This is not an attack on this particular product, simply a comment on the bad practices that necessitate it - when it comes to system performance - using this to clean desktop clutter is akin to trying to put out a fire with petrol.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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