5 Windows 7 docks to get a Mac-style desktop taskbar
There are several Windows 7 docks available with which you can make the desktop interface of your PC look much cleaner. Of course, the desktop will also become much more visually appealing with a Mac-style dock theme. So, if you love the interface of the Mac, get these Windows 7 docks which have been reviewed in an article on TechRepublic by award-winning writer Jack Wallen.
RocketDock is an animated application launcher to which you can add shortcuts to files and programs. Jack likes RocketDock the most out of the Windows 7 docks that he has described. In his words:
It’s highly customizable (and skinnable), and it offers smooth animations, alpha blending, an easy drag-and-drop interface, real-time windows previews, positioning and layering options, the best documentation of all the docks listed, and solid customizations for each item added to the dock.
RocketDock is compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 2000. It requires a processor with a speed of 500Mhz or more and minimum 10MB free RAM.
Watch RocketDock in action:
ObjectDock is another Windows 7 dock that’s quite simple to install and set up. The settings of ObjectDock allow you to configure the position, the number of icons that you want to add to the dock, and whether zoom has to be enabled or not. This Windows 7 dock is available for free download as well as a paid version ($19.95) is also there.
Other Windows 7 Docks
Jack mentions more Windows 7 Docks such as XWindows Dock, SliderDock, and Nexus. All these utilities are great to get a Mac-style dock on Windows 7. So, get one of these and make your desktop more beautiful.
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