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DesktopShelves for Mac

Display folders as desktop shelves.

$14.99
In English
Version 2.1.4
3.6
Based on 60 user rates

DesktopShelves overview

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 version 2.1.4

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

DesktopShelves for Mac

$14.99
In English
Version 2.1.4
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3.6

(25 Reviews of DesktopShelves)

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sandraromanowska
sandraromanowska
Aug 12 2021
2.1.4
0.0
Aug 12 2021
0.0
Version: 2.1.4
Please tell me how to remove shelf.
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.
Thombar
Thombar
Dec 15 2013
1.0
Dec 15 2013
1.0
Version: null
janspace
janspace
Nov 27 2013
1.0
Nov 27 2013
1.0
Version: null
Michael-b2d5a38d
Michael-b2d5a38d
Sep 3 2013
3.0
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3.0
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Scottgg
Scottgg
Jan 25 2013
1.0
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Richard-Wilcoxson
Richard-Wilcoxson
Dec 22 2012
4.0
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janne-peraaho
janne-peraaho
Dec 20 2012
5.0
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admitted-apple-freak
admitted-apple-freak
Dec 13 2012
2.5
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2.5
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Tonyc5001
Tonyc5001
Dec 13 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Stuart-be10693b
Dec 6 2012
2.5
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Menchetti-Riccardo
Menchetti-Riccardo
Dec 4 2012
2.5
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2.5
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Aleksandr-39c7d7c9
Aleksandr-39c7d7c9
Nov 29 2012
5.0
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5.0
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zamazoom
Nov 17 2012
2.0
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2.0
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Ivan-633678f4
Ivan-633678f4
Oct 17 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Garthpaine
Garthpaine
Oct 10 2012
3.0
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3.0
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Estark
Estark
Sep 18 2012
5.0
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5.0
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JohnsonFam
JohnsonFam
Sep 18 2012
2.0
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2.0
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protagonistic
protagonistic
Sep 18 2012
5.0
Sep 18 2012
5.0
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peggychels
peggychels
Sep 18 2012
5.0
Sep 18 2012
5.0
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abraxox
abraxox
Sep 18 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Istvan-e04d2d39
Istvan-e04d2d39
Aug 23 2012
4.5
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4.5
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Jerry0923
Jerry0923
Aug 23 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Mextex
Mextex
Aug 7 2012
5.0
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5.0
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hmfwic47
hmfwic47
Aug 5 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Pascal-d7e61cc7
Pascal-d7e61cc7
Jun 14 2012
3.0
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3.0
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martin-ac4a3047
martin-ac4a3047
Jun 13 2012
4.5
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4.5
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Johnnie-3cd6585f
Johnnie-3cd6585f
May 12 2012
3.5
May 12 2012
3.5
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saltvalley
saltvalley
May 8 2012
4.0
May 8 2012
4.0
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Kyle-c545c158
Kyle-c545c158
Apr 21 2012
2.0
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2.0
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benyafai
benyafai
Apr 2 2012
2.0
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2.0
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Chaoscommander
Chaoscommander
Apr 1 2012
4.5
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4.5
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wrensation
wrensation
Apr 1 2012
4.0
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4.0
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greygore
greygore
Mar 29 2012
2.5
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2.5
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Cnjkevin
Cnjkevin
Mar 29 2012
5.0
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5.0
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nathanchow
nathanchow
Mar 29 2012
3.5
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3.5
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Akash-148d8f1e
Akash-148d8f1e
Mar 28 2012
2.0
Mar 28 2012
2.0
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Gaudo
Gaudo
Mar 26 2012
1.5
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1.5
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jdh98467
jdh98467
Mar 23 2012
1.5
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1.5
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احمد-f6cc3dd5
احمد-f6cc3dd5
Mar 22 2012
5.0
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5.0
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Daniel-edc7d02b
Daniel-edc7d02b
Mar 21 2012
5.0
Mar 21 2012
5.0
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jibjab
jibjab
Mar 18 2012
1.0
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1.0
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