ActiveDock
ActiveDock
1.54

5.0

ActiveDock free download for Mac

ActiveDock

1.54
09 January 2020

Application launcher and alternative, customizable dock.

Overview

ActiveDock is a full replacement for Apple Dock with customization features. Tools for quicker switching between apps and windows, and managing windows from the previews on the dock.

Features
  • Save time when working with many applications at once.
  • Fast access to apps and documents you need.
  • Customize the appearance and custom icons for apps.
  • Windows-style "Start" button for launching applications.
  • Make groups and folders of apps and documents for quick access.
  • Hide or exclude app icons from the dock.

The price shown here is for a standard license for unlimited usage and 1 year of updates for the current 1.x version. See the pricing page for complete details and more purchase options.

What's new in ActiveDock

Version 1.54:
  • Fixed a problem when checking for updates

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16 ActiveDock Reviews

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rubinjosh
08 October 2019

Most helpful

This app works great, the customizations are great and customer service is excellent. My initial install of the product did not work exactly as expected. I submitted a request on for support on Macplus software and received extremely timely responses until the issue was resolved. The only change I would make is to allow the option to create custom windows management options.
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Version 1.18
keith-15
06 February 2020
Got my favourite dock back.
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Version 1.54
om-prakashh-singh
01 February 2020
There must be some mechanism to control space between the Icons on dock. Currently, space between the icons is large due to which less icon are accommodated for same size of icons. Otherwise everything is good.
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Version 1.54
Hanan
28 December 2019
I'm using ActiveDock to replace DragThing that will not be updated for Catalina. I set up ActiveDock before switching with very good results. Setting up the "group folders" was easy, and they replaced the dock items in DragThing. Had some slight problem installing the app, but the author was very responsive and helpful, in fact, great.
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Version 1.53
Harry Flashman
20 December 2019
I think this is worse than the original Apple dock from 2001. It's that bad with all the bugs and spinning ball.
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Version 1.53
1 answer(s)
Raro
Raro
09 January 2020
Had this problem too, while using it together with Pathfinder. Since I have tossed away Pathfinder, ActiveDock works smoothly.
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Version 1.54
rubinjosh
08 October 2019
This app works great, the customizations are great and customer service is excellent. My initial install of the product did not work exactly as expected. I submitted a request on for support on Macplus software and received extremely timely responses until the issue was resolved. The only change I would make is to allow the option to create custom windows management options.
Like (1)
Version 1.18
DragonMaster
08 September 2019
Reviewed this app when it first came out about a year ago...it was 5 stars then...can I make it 10 stars now?
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Version 1.1.3
1 answer(s)
MacPlus Software
MacPlus Software
04 October 2019
Thank You
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Version 1.15
Jimw
06 July 2019
Got and paid for this primarily because I was having issue seeing what apps were active as the indicator was often hard to see with my desktop backgrounds. It worked great for that but unfortunately it lacked a lot and still does lack a lot of the Apple Dock functionality. Additionally the developer has moved on to another similar product for multiple docks. So I have finally given up on it and gone back to the Apple Dock.
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Version 1.1.22
1 answer(s)
MacPlus Software
MacPlus Software
04 October 2019
I Developer, I didn’t switch to another product, I’m currently developing version 2.0 and MultiDock
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Version 1.15
ccitrish
29 May 2019
This app is so much better than the old Dock! My computer desk top is actually a piece of art - 3D makes apps so easy to find now, I love that I can change things around (colors, sizes, display, etc) too! Well worth the money!
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Version 1.1.21
kevin-brunet
12 January 2019
Salut les amis est-ce que cette application est compatible avec macos mojave
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Version 1.1.10
1 answer(s)
kibbynet
kibbynet
05 March 2019
Oui, 10.12 ou version ultérieurement.
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Rjmorita
09 January 2019
Currently, I think the biggest drawback of this app is the fact that you cannot customize the start menu. Otherwise, it's a great app.
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Version 1.1.10