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Orb is a drag-and-drop, radial contextual menu that allows you to swiftly open files with various applications without having to drag them all the way to your Dock. This is particularly useful on larger screens (such as those of iMacs), where you might have to drag a document across the screen to open it.

Orb menu is triggered by a "short-distance drag-and-wait" gesture, which brings up various choices of applications to open the file, including Trash and Get Info preset functionalities. Orb features a special Preview (only available for image-type formats) that displays an enlarged preview of the image at the

What's New in Orb

Version 1.1b6:
  • Fixed occasional miss on drag activation
  • Fixed compatibility with older versions of OS X (10.7 and later, now)
  • Fixed Enable/Disable Orb
  • Fixed up helper app
  • Fixed registration stuff

Requirements for Orb

  • OS X 10.7 or later
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3.9 6
Current Version (1.x)
Downloads 1,001
Version Downloads 453
License Shareware
Date 12 Mar 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $5.00
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