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cDock Reviews3.1.2

18 March 2020

Customize your dock.

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Giosette
22 February 2020
Version: 3.0.8

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Great little program. Version 3.0.9 works correctly on OSX 10 to 13.
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5
StrongTequila
24 September 2020
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
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5
incrzr
07 May 2020
Version: 3.1.2
10.14.6 no problems
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4
keith-15
02 May 2020
Version: 3.1.2
Great little app. Just feel a bit vulnerable disabling csrutil.
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Wade-Smith
30 April 2020
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.
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Giosette
18 March 2020
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
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5
Giosette
22 February 2020
Version: 3.0.8
Great little program. Version 3.0.9 works correctly on OSX 10 to 13.
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aleksjunttila
11 November 2019
Version: 1.2.0
Miserable ticky-tacky application. Too many bugs. Nothing is working properly! Complete hopelessness for the past two years.
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4
emiliatorresmarin
03 November 2019
Version: 1.2.0
Todavía no la probé pero siento que va a ser buena
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john-prokopek
31 October 2019
Version: 1.2.0
bummed, just upgrade OSX to High Sierra and find that CDock doesn't work unless csr is left disabled. bummed
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nataliajunttila
02 September 2019
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!
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Jimw
06 July 2019
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.
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Jeff-H-
05 July 2019
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!!!!!
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Wade-Smith
16 February 2019
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
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rarter777
04 December 2018
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.
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0.5
SuperTab-Team
05 September 2018
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.
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5
MichaelHaeusler
24 August 2018
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.
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4.5
Eric•Woehler
13 August 2018
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!
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1.5
lifesview-kerry
05 August 2018
Version: 1.1.1
Had problems with it working on my Mac Mini..
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5
Maclover1-1
09 July 2018
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.
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eli-ny
25 October 2017
Version: 0.12.4
love this app. hope the developers will continue to update and support
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RogerKatz
19 November 2016
Version: 0.12.4
VirusBarrier altered me that OSX/Eleanor.PY, within cDock-Helper, was malware.
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4.5
markowa
18 October 2016
Version: 0.12.4
Nice thing to play with. Easy way to change your dock appearance.
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Steinar-Helgesen
17 October 2016
Version: 0.12.4
The first app to be installed on any MacOS i install. THE dock app to have.
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Big Johnson
12 October 2016
Version: 0.12.2
"Big fixes." LOL Guess that's better than some little BUG fixes.
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BradMacPro
11 October 2016
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.
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musheam
09 September 2016
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?
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Wts
27 August 2016
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.
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mdl00
27 August 2016
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.
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Moxiesozo
15 June 2016
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.
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5
fredd9320
15 June 2016
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.
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5
Lightning
14 June 2016
Version: 0.11.2
It works great in 10.11.6 beta2
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Amergin
28 March 2016
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!
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5
MichaelHaeusler
12 February 2016
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!
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ben-marko
11 February 2016
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.
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Virgquest
10 December 2015
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"
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Steinar-Helgesen
09 November 2015
Version: 0.9.7
Lost most of the layout options, like old School Cool, how do i get it back?
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5
Loehman
14 October 2015
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.
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ben-marko
13 October 2015
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.
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Crunchie
08 October 2015
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?
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Pissnaround
08 October 2015
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
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Moxiesozo
08 October 2015
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.)
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Remi
08 October 2015
Version: 0.9.7
Fantastic!!!
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WordWeaver
08 October 2015
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.
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Kennett
05 October 2015
Version: 9.5
cDock2 v0.9.7 is available from the developer's website.
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hugmup
05 October 2015
Version: 9.5
Does not work on El Captain. (Does absolutely nothing.)
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Jeff-H-
01 October 2015
Version: 9.5
Says "El Cap ready" but definitely not working here. Completely uninstalled and downloaded the newest version and NADA love. Why do I keep upgrading my OS? Freakin madness every time!
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jakejoiner12
01 October 2015
Version: 9.5
Doesn't work in el capitan. nothing works. I change docks, it doesn't change. Fix this!!!!
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anonymous-tapir-4715
23 September 2015
Version: 9.5
Can't believe I can still modify the dock, damn Apple anyway. Seeing open app indicators on a small lapstop screen is so great, and geting rid of that white ribbon.
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Steinar-Helgesen
10 September 2015
Version: 9.5
Have to follow the System Integrity Protection can still be disabled: http://www.macbartender.com/system-item-setup/ After GM version released today to get cDock to work again.
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Lony
05 September 2015
Version: 9.5
Hello all, I have os x 10.11 beta public 5 I installed but doesn't work. Some options are working but not all. What can i do? Thx
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