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19 November 2020

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Acheteur
Acheteur
Jun 5 2021
4.5.0
0.0
Jun 5 2021
0.0
Version: 4.5.0
If you have technical support or if you experience malfunctions with the software of this macEnhance company, go your way: THEY NEVER ANSWER and leaves you to do it yourself !... To flee !... Too bad !...
aleksjunttila
aleksjunttila
Dec 30 2020
4.5.0
2.0
Dec 30 2020
2.0
Version: 4.5.0
The cDock developer is very fond of "milking" their users. Over the past 5 years, I have already bought 5 licenses for cDock. The developer keeps asking me to buy his app over and over again. The last time I bought a license for cDock 3 was 2 months ago, and after 2 weeks a new version of cDock 4 was released. I did not have time to use the latest license, because version 3 does not work on the new macOS Big Sur. I asked the developer to enter my position and upgrade my license to version 4 for free, but he ignored my request. The greedy developer looking for any way to make more money.
skip741
skip741
Dec 18 2020
4.5.0
0.0
Dec 18 2020
0.0
Version: 4.5.0
freezing constantly in big sur..using version 4.5.. issue was not yet fixed.. trying to empty trash or any right click on a dock icon and it freezes
Humiston
Humiston
Nov 21 2020
4.5.0
1.0
Nov 21 2020
1.0
Version: 4.5.0
WARNING!!! cDock no longer works with version 4.5.0 and Mac Big Sur. Also, contacting the develop system on the website is disabled or broken, so there is no way to reach him and his Twitter account seems inactive or dormant. Look somewhere else for Dock modification utility I guess.
StrongTequila
StrongTequila
Nov 14 2020
4.4.3
5.0
Nov 14 2020
5.0
Version: 4.4.3
I purchased the 4th version of the program and installed it on big sur. Dock freezes after adding a new object and trying to move it. Restarting the dock from the program solves the problem until next time. Links to folders are not available for drag and drop from network volumes. Please fix, i like this app.
StrongTequila
StrongTequila
Sep 24 2020
3.1.2
5.0
Sep 24 2020
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
Hello! I have 3 licenses of cdock 3. On one of the computers I had to install an old system Sierra. I tried both the latest version and the previous one, which should officially support Sierra. In any case, every time the dock is accessed, it blinks with a triple reboot of the finder and nothing more. Is there a solution? the most suitable version for Sierra? In Catalina and Mojave cDock working perfect
incrzr
incrzr
May 7 2020
3.1.2
5.0
May 7 2020
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
10.14.6 no problems
keith-15
keith-15
May 2 2020
3.1.2
4.0
May 2 2020
4.0
Version: 3.1.2
Great little app. Just feel a bit vulnerable disabling csrutil.
Opsono
Opsono
Apr 30 2020
3.1.2
1.0
Apr 30 2020
1.0
Version: 3.1.2
I love this app, well, I did love this app - it's the only way I've found to make the Dock background transparent, which is the way it should be.... Anyway, the latest two maybe three updates have killed it, at least on my 10.13.6 iMac - I've tried the full uninstall/reinstall, Safe Mode, all that. Yes, I disable csrutil before installing, but what happens is the Dock just shuts down and reopens in an endless cycle that I can only stop by Force Quitting things in Activity Monitor. Uninstalling cDock is the only fix. I've emailed the developer about this (I'm a paid customer, btw) but have received no replies and I've tried every update.
Giosette
Giosette
Mar 18 2020
3.1.2
3.0
Mar 18 2020
3.0
Version: 3.1.2
cDock 3.1.2. The "transparent" option is inactive in OSX 10.10.5. All right in cDock 3.0.9
Giosette
Giosette
Feb 22 2020
3.0.8
3.0
Feb 22 2020
3.0
Version: 3.0.8
Great little program. Version 3.0.9 works correctly on OSX 10 to 13.
aleksjunttila
aleksjunttila
Nov 11 2019
1.2.0
2.0
Nov 11 2019
2.0
Version: 1.2.0
Miserable ticky-tacky application. Too many bugs. Nothing is working properly! Complete hopelessness for the past two years.
emiliatorresmarin
emiliatorresmarin
Nov 3 2019
1.2.0
4.0
Nov 3 2019
4.0
Version: 1.2.0
Todavía no la probé pero siento que va a ser buena
john-prokopek
john-prokopek
Oct 31 2019
1.2.0
1.0
Oct 31 2019
1.0
Version: 1.2.0
bummed, just upgrade OSX to High Sierra and find that CDock doesn't work unless csr is left disabled. bummed
nataliajunttila
nataliajunttila
Sep 2 2019
1.2.0
1.0
Sep 2 2019
1.0
Version: 1.2.0
Doesn't work on my Mac Mini. I have this problem for almost a year now. The problem is on Mojave with version cDock 1.2.0. The program is impossible to use, so useless purchase!
James
James
Jul 6 2019
1.2.0
0.0
Jul 6 2019
0.0
Version: 1.2.0
Wasted a lot of time on this. Conflicted with Flashlight and disabled Spotlight operation. Had to rebuild my entire user folder to isolate the issue. Then after reinstalling Flashlight, CDock and MySimbl from the latest versions I could find with System Integrity disabled (required), neither Flashlight or CDock would work. Finally gave up and deleted all of them, including MySimbl. Wasted 7 hours on this stuff. Running High Sierra 10.13.6.
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Jul 5 2019
1.2.0
1.0
Jul 5 2019
1.0
Version: 1.2.0
Can't get ElCapitan 2008 Pro to boot into recovery mode so I just gave these guys $5 for NOTHING! I guess buyer beware but I ABSOLUTELY HATE PISSING $ AWAY LIKE THAT!!!!!
Opsono
Opsono
Feb 16 2019
1.2.0
1.0
Feb 16 2019
1.0
Version: 1.2.0
Continues to have a crash upon downloading. It recovers every time, but still.... Crashed Thread: 1 Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT) Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000 Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY Application Specific Information: *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSGenericException', reason: '*** Collection <CALayerArray: 0x604000241470> was mutated while being enumerated.' terminating with uncaught exception of type NSException abort() called
rarter777
rarter777
Dec 4 2018
1.2.0
3.0
Dec 4 2018
3.0
Version: 1.2.0
Won't keep preferences when I boot up. Mojave on an iMac. I have to restart cDock each time I restart. Only problem I'm having.
SuperTab-Team
SuperTab-Team
Sep 5 2018
1.1.3
0.5
Sep 5 2018
0.5
Version: 1.1.3
I ran cDock 1.1.3 on my iMac with Sierra and cDock rendered my Mac *ENTIRELY* unusable. I launched it and it then got itself into an endless loop of (what looked like) restarting the Dock and itself, over and over and over every second or so. I couldn't select Force Quit, I couldn't quit it directly, etc... I had to power down my Mac and boot in safe mode just to be able to remove it.
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Aug 24 2018
1.1.3
5.0
Aug 24 2018
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
It's a great app for sure, but starting with Mojave, the user will have to keep System Integrity Protection (or at least the relevant part of SIP) disabled for cDock to work. On High Sierra you could disable SIP, install the SIMBL helpers for cDock, then enable SIP again. That's sadly not possible anymore. And I'd rather leave my machine protected than have a nicer Dock. Too bad for the money.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Aug 13 2018
1.1.3
4.5
Aug 13 2018
4.5
Version: 1.1.3
Excellent app to personalise your dock! Many options (my pref is transparent dock), options to remove various GUI items that Apple feels are necessary. One purchase/licence covers laptop and desktop, so very cheap for the various features and options on all of your macs. Recommended!
lifesview-kerry
lifesview-kerry
Aug 5 2018
1.1.1
1.5
Aug 5 2018
1.5
Version: 1.1.1
Had problems with it working on my Mac Mini..
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jul 9 2018
1.1.1
5.0
Jul 9 2018
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Makes the Dock pleasant and useful again. If only to be able to place it at the top of an edge where I can finally feel like using it, but it does so much more.
eli-ny
eli-ny
Oct 25 2017
0.12.4
4.0
Oct 25 2017
4.0
Version: 0.12.4
love this app. hope the developers will continue to update and support
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Nov 19 2016
0.12.4
0.0
Nov 19 2016
0.0
Version: 0.12.4
VirusBarrier altered me that OSX/Eleanor.PY, within cDock-Helper, was malware.
markowa
markowa
Oct 18 2016
0.12.4
4.5
Oct 18 2016
4.5
Version: 0.12.4
Nice thing to play with. Easy way to change your dock appearance.
Steinar-Helgesen
Steinar-Helgesen
Oct 17 2016
0.12.4
5.0
Oct 17 2016
5.0
Version: 0.12.4
The first app to be installed on any MacOS i install. THE dock app to have.
Big Johnson
Big Johnson
Oct 12 2016
0.12.2
0.0
Oct 12 2016
0.0
Version: 0.12.2
"Big fixes." LOL Guess that's better than some little BUG fixes.
BradMacPro
BradMacPro
Oct 11 2016
0.12.2
4.0
Oct 11 2016
4.0
Version: 0.12.2
This release 0.12.2 actually got to work under Sierra 10.12.1 beta 4. I used the editors choice theme and edited a few settings from there. Most important function is to make the indicators wider and taller so they are more visible.
musheam
musheam
Sep 9 2016
0.12.1
3.0
Sep 9 2016
3.0
Version: 0.12.1
I installed cDoc on my  Mac mini running OS X El Capitan. Unfortunately, its not working. Any suggestions on how I should troubleshoot to get it to transform my dock?
Wts
Wts
Aug 27 2016
0.11.4
0.0
Aug 27 2016
0.0
Version: 0.11.4
I am deferring my rating. Wish there was a manual. Yes, i'm a manual reader. Does this run in the background ? It seems not because when i am setting up preference . Also getting some message about internal error/crash unless i select continue.
mdl00
mdl00
Aug 27 2016
0.11.3
0.0
Aug 27 2016
0.0
Version: 0.11.3
cDock 0.11.4 is out with 10.12 support. I'm still running 10.11, though, and the update seems to have introduced an issue. All non-running apps now have a darkened icon. I cannot seem to find a setting to change this, and it didn't happen before the update. Even choosing "Disable theming" did not change it back to the way it was.
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Jun 15 2016
0.11.3
5.0
Jun 15 2016
5.0
Version: 0.11.3
Simply too many SIMBL crashes. Look in your various Crash Logs folders to see if you have similar experiences. And Colorful Sidebar no longer works consistently with Yosemite, so... until and only when SIMBL can be made to be solid will I start using this app again. LOVED making my Dock (and only my Dock, not the menubar) black, and making the indicator lights bright green to stand out. Bummed that SIMBL simply isn't stable.
fredd9320
fredd9320
Jun 15 2016
0.11.3
5.0
Jun 15 2016
5.0
Version: 0.11.3
This is the best app ever, now I got rid of the horrible mac dock for ever, I just hope you can do the same wonderful job on the new macOS when it arrives in October 2016.
Lightning
Lightning
Jun 14 2016
0.11.2
5.0
Jun 14 2016
5.0
Version: 0.11.2
It works great in 10.11.6 beta2
Amergin
Amergin
Mar 28 2016
0.10.4
5.0
Mar 28 2016
5.0
Version: 0.10.4
Just installed OSX 10.11.4 (against my better judgment but forced on me by being a dev) and cDock doesn't work. I loathe Herr Ive's UI dictates and cDock saves me from staring at the ridiculous white dock all day. I've done the SIP tap dance as well as Binarymix's additional suggestions to no avail. cDock is not working for me. I'm on a retina iMac. For now I'm going to just turn dock hiding on so I don't have to spend all day gagging!
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Feb 12 2016
0.9.7
5.0
Feb 12 2016
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
One of the first OS X applications I used ages ago was a Dock modding app, I think it was "Transparent Dock". I've stuck with Dock modding until today, and I'm truly super-glad we still have a working solution for El Capitan. I could think of several feature enhancements, like dimming unlaunched applications, but cDock is already awesome. Strange that Apple, who always produce great-looking OSs, have never quite managed to turn the Dock into a beautiful thing. Thanks to Mr. Baird, we can!
ben-marko
ben-marko
Feb 11 2016
0.9.7
4.0
Feb 11 2016
4.0
Version: 0.9.7
Seems to be broken after last update (to version 0.10.4). Dock no longer is affected by clock at all, an hourglass error tone is heard after clicking the "Apply" button.
Virgquest
Virgquest
Dec 10 2015
0.9.7
3.0
Dec 10 2015
3.0
Version: 0.9.7
I had the same problem as several others here in that I installed cDock2 (v0.9.7) after disabling SIP and it didn't appear to work under either 10.9 or 10.11. I kept looking for an "apply" button because the app appeared to be running, but nothing was happening when I changed dock theme settings. Thanks to BinaryMix's comment (quoted below), I was able to get it working by manually moving the cdock.bundle to the right location. Really miss left and right bottom dock pinning, but that's not the developer's fault.

One note - I wish it were harder to inadvertently change the pre-installed developer themes. I explored theme options by tweaking one of the pre-installed themes and then discovered there was no easy way to revert those changes without deleting and reinstalling the original theme bundle. :/

Five stars for the (now) working app, one star for the installation problems = 3 overall.

"Binarymix Oct 04, 2015: I did some troubleshooting within console. The installation of cdock into the SIMBL plugins folder was giving a permission denied error. (even though the permissions popup asked for permission)

I copied the cdock.bundle from within /Applications/cdock.app/Contents/Resources/, to /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/, opened Activity monitor, force quit cdock agent, and SIMBL agent, then restarted cdock. All is working as it should now :D"
Steinar-Helgesen
Steinar-Helgesen
Nov 9 2015
0.9.7
5.0
Nov 9 2015
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
Lost most of the layout options, like old School Cool, how do i get it back?
Loehman
Loehman
Oct 14 2015
0.9.7
5.0
Oct 14 2015
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
Works now without any special startup configs. Note the PayPal icon and click it. The no-longer-ugly dock is worth it. Despite the review by WordWeaver, my ColorSidebar are working just fine.
ben-marko
ben-marko
Oct 13 2015
0.9.7
4.0
Oct 13 2015
4.0
Version: 0.9.7
Most definitely broken now. I had SIP (rootless) turned off, and clock was working fine. When this update was pushed, my dock stopped being transparent. Turning SIP back on did not fix the issue (I assumed that this update addressed SIP issues). Thank God for Time Machine.
Crunchie
Crunchie
Oct 8 2015
0.9.7
1.0
Oct 8 2015
1.0
Version: 0.9.7
Using v0.9.7 on my Mavericks iMac I'm trying to remove this utility but it won't let me. After all associated files have been trashed using AppZapper I restart to a grey desktop with no dock working, and without the ability to double-click the top of a window to make it go into the dock. Only when I open the cDock app again do things look OK, and even then I get the spinning beachball and have to force-quit it.. If I delete the app from the User's log-in's I get the same grey desktop again so back to square one. Why can't I be allowed to remove the app to restore the unmodified state of my system?
Pissnaround
Pissnaround
Oct 8 2015
0.9.7
0.0
Oct 8 2015
0.0
Version: 0.9.7
Will cDock continue to work after re-enabling SIP and do you have to disable SIP every time there is an update?

TIA
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Oct 8 2015
0.9.7
5.0
Oct 8 2015
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
Wolfgang, thanks so much for offering cDock 2. It is FANTASTIC. (So sad we have to depend on the intelligence and generosity of third-party developers to bring back USEFUL and DESIRED features to the Finder. Apple is going in the wrong direction with removing features and options. Taking way our choice to have a colorful interface is ridiculous.)
Remi
Remi
Oct 8 2015
0.9.7
5.0
Oct 8 2015
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
Fantastic!!!
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Oct 8 2015
0.9.7
5.0
Oct 8 2015
5.0
Version: 0.9.7
Due to the way that MacUpdate has this app labeled, I was a little confused when I downloaded it and saw the version number. For the record, going by the version number, and the icon, and what is found on the Github website, this actually appears to be what the developer -- Wolfgang Baird -- refers to as cDock 2. In other words, it is cDock 2 version 0.9.7. I have been using this app for a while now, and was up to 0.9.5 before this current release. As I have said before, if you miss your transparent Dock, this app will get it back for you, and more.
Kennett
Kennett
Oct 5 2015
9.5
0.0
Oct 5 2015
0.0
Version: 9.5
cDock2 v0.9.7 is available from the developer's website.
hugmup
hugmup
Oct 5 2015
9.5
1.0
Oct 5 2015
1.0
Version: 9.5
Does not work on El Captain. (Does absolutely nothing.)