ObjectDock is a program that acts as both a task manager and a program launcher. It lets you organize your short-cuts and running tasks onto an extremely customizable dock that sits on your desktop. Users can customize the look of each item on the dock and set various animation options for when the mouse is over an item on the dock. It is very easy to configure. Tired of hundreds of icons scattered all over your desktop? Finding it difficult to navigate through the many items listed in your Start Bar? Just want a new tool that looks good and reacts in a pleasing way when you interact with it? ObjectDock is a necessary program for everyone ? and it?s free! As in, no spyware, no adware and it never expires.
Main Features of ObjectDock (free version):
-Put short-cuts on your dock
-Display running tasks on your dock
-Put docklets on your dock
-Icons zoom on mouse-over
-Change the appearance of the icons of running tasks and short-cuts
-Position dock on any edge of the screen
-Optionally represent running programs by snapshot of their window
-Optionally hide Windows taskbar
Newer features include Windows Vista compatibility, a new image searching feature, .DockZip support, a new algorithm for zoom docks, drag and drop support for items on docks, tabbed docks rotate automatically when docking them with a screen edge if necessary, and a host of mouse-over activation features.
Version 1.9 is a major update over 1.5 that features faster performance while using less memory, a changed default look and icons, a new start menu docklet, options for dock placement that is completely free-form, updated user interface for easier use, more Vista support, and more!
Changelog for this release:
*Brand new UI and easier to use menus
*Brand new bundled backgrounds
*Windows 7 support
*System tray filtering
*Drastically improved background browser
*Icon-transparency setting, with new 'ghost mode'
*64 bit support for system-tray icons, start menu docklet
*Ability to quickly rearrange/detach tabs on docks
*New tags, including new "TrueStretch" drawing mode
*New weather module, with increased reliability and built in location-search
*Fixed long list of bugs and glitches as reported by users
Windows XP or Vista