ActiveDock
ActiveDock
2.96
5.0
0.0
ActiveDock free download for Mac

ActiveDock for Mac2.96

23 June 2021

Application launcher and alternative, customizable dock.

What is ActiveDock for Mac

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 2.96:
  • Added customization of icon sizes in Folders/Groups
  • Added setting Open Folders / Groups by right click
  • Fixed minor issues

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ben-marko
ben-marko
Jan 13 2021
2.69
3.0
Jan 13 2021
3.0
Version: 2.69
Really love the features, but this is horribly broken under Big Sur. Trying to move the ActiveDock around using the preferences (left, middle, right, etc.) makes the icons disappear (they are replaced by black dots). Trying to use the fill option makes the ActiveDock stretch to where it will fill up a random amount of screen space. Sometimes it's half the screen, sometimes it's just a huge block that blocks a chunk of the screen. This isn't Big Sur ready, but on Catalina it works great.
CaptainFantastic
CaptainFantastic
Oct 6 2020
2.53
2.0
Oct 6 2020
2.0
Version: 2.53
This app is a good effort, but doesn't act like the native Macos dock at all, and many popular applications (like 1Password) don't work with it. The developer releases updates frequently, so hopefully it will quickly improve, but right now it's really unusable for me since it's incompatible with several applications I use frequently.
Tim27
Tim27
Jul 9 2020
2.1
4.0
Jul 9 2020
4.0
Version: 2.1
I like this app. It could use a few more features. For example, when right-clicking on an icon I'd like to see the option to do a Get Info on it. Maybe even an option to change the app/item icon in ActiveDock from whatever image is in your clipboard. Judging by how the new Catalina app icons look, this might be a feature used more than any other LOL. I was a long time user of DragThing, and some of the features in that app would be welcome here, as it is no longer being updated. Things like assigning sounds, colors, more appearances styles, hot corners. Most importantly for me, the option to "bring all app windows to the front when switching". This is something I really miss from OS9. I know there are a couple other apps that do it, but it's another app you have to have installed and running. It would be nice to have it rolled into ActiveDock.
keith-15
keith-15
Feb 6 2020
1.54
4.0
Feb 6 2020
4.0
Version: 1.54
Got my favourite dock back.
om-prakashh-singh
om-prakashh-singh
Feb 1 2020
1.54
0.0
Feb 1 2020
0.0
Version: 1.54
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.
Hanan
Hanan
Dec 28 2019
1.53
5.0
Dec 28 2019
5.0
Version: 1.53
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.
Harry Flashman
Harry Flashman
Dec 20 2019
1.53
1.0
Dec 20 2019
1.0
Version: 1.53
I think this is worse than the original Apple dock from 2001. It's that bad with all the bugs and spinning ball.
rubinjosh
rubinjosh
Oct 8 2019
1.18
4.0
Oct 8 2019
4.0
Version: 1.18
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.
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Sep 8 2019
1.1.3
5.0
Sep 8 2019
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
Reviewed this app when it first came out about a year ago...it was 5 stars then...can I make it 10 stars now?
James
James
Jul 6 2019
1.1.22
3.0
Jul 6 2019
3.0
Version: 1.1.22
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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  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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