Mac users might already know about the Dock which has all the applications that you can open directly from there, and the dock can be customized according to your wish. This comes by default in Mac, but for Windows users, there is something similar like the Mac dock for Windows Vista, XP and Windows 2000.
RocketDock is a software that places a similar dock in the Windows Vista OS, Windows XP and 2000 OS, and it acts as an application launcher for Windows Vista, just as in Mac OS X.
RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.
Now with added Taskbar support your minimized windows can appear as icons on the dock. This allows for better productivity and accessibility.
Here are a few features about RocketDock –
- Minimize windows to the dock
- Window previews in Vista, through the Dock
- Positioning and layering options
- Fully customizable
- Multi-monitor support
- Supports alpha-blended PNG and ICO icons
- Icons zoom and transition smoothly
- Supports many languages and can easily be translated
- Simple drag-n-drop interface
- Indicators for the running applications
The real time preview can also display the preview of a running movie which is minimized, and everything is same as what you see in a mac. And here is a video which explains you everything –
* Windows 2000/XP/Vista
* 500Mhz or faster CPU
* 10MB RAM free
You can download the RocketDock App from rocketdock.com.