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  • 1.0 stars

    "Adequate "quick launch" replacement"

    May 29, 2012  |   By bblackmoor

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    ObjectDock is an adequate replacement for the "quick launch" in Windows XP, but is pretty useless for Windows 7, as it duplicates some but not all of the functionality of the Windows 7 taskbar.

    Cons

    StarDock's ObjectDock is missing a great deal of everyday functionality that users rely on in the Windows 7 taskbar, so you'll still need to run that if you have ObjectDock. The problem is, the only new feature ObjectDock adds is the "zoom" on the taskbar icons. That's not worth missing access to all of the functionality that the normal taskbar provides.

    The worst missing feature is lack of system tray support, which even the full pay version of StarDock's ObjectDock does not have. It cost me $5 to find that out, because the ObjectDock site LIES and says it does have system tray support, and then they only refunded 75% of the purchase cost when I complained about the missing feature and the false claim on their web site.

    Summary

    The software itself would get 2, maybe 3 stars. It does very little, it's pretty redundant with the taskbar, and there are too many things it doesn't do, but what it does do, it does pretty well. However, the poor customer support from StarDock and the false claims in their feature list for the pay version peg this product at 0.5 stars (and I'd give it zero stars if that were an option). Stay away from StarDock: they are snakes.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "finds most used items easy and look the way I like them"

    April 19, 2012  |   By gojeffie

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    Very easy to use

    Cons

    None to speak of

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Hello Clutter free Desktop"

    April 17, 2012  |   By justinkorff

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    Drag and drop for adding or removing Icons is very handy frees up 99% of the desktop giving a great minimalist feel.

    Cons

    Would have liked quick launch icons imported as well in free version also cant completely move recycle bin to dockbar but that's more a windows shortfall.

    Summary

    Minimalist perfection. Love IT

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  • 4.0 stars

    "very useful add-on to simply your windows desktop. . ."

    April 15, 2012  |   By danito68

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    icons look sharp even with lowest details setting and look very sharp when bumped up to the highest quality settings. . .

    Cons

    The customization and setup menu takes some getting used to.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "versatile and fun"

    April 11, 2012  |   By itsmeliz

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    The app is fun, especially if you are someone who fidgets or like to experiment with their creativity. The capability is there to totally remodel your desktop - including using built in features to move the task bar and tray onto docks and hide the default ones. Icons can be PNG or the traditional ICO. A PNG icon is easier to work with to create (or download from WinCustomize.com) custom icons to use to create useful and aesthetic arrangements.

    I have separate "tabbed" docks that sort programs by type. Graphics, Office, Internet, and so on. I have a single "zoomer" dock that my most used applications are ready at my mouse click. I don't have to open the start menu and locate the program I want. There is a small zoomer bar with scaled icons that have a select few text and graphics programs that I use often. This includes some helper ones that I open and close frequently.

    Cons

    A common problem is installation (no shortcuts - do it the right way to avoid problems) and a learning curve that slows first time users. In the past I have had problems with the docks keeping their initial configuration, especially the chosen icons. With 2.0 that seems to have gone away. Now, to me, the most nagging problem is finding enough new docks and icons to keep up with my constant need to fidget.

    Summary

    The docks can completely eliminate any need to use the Windows menu system. File management is at fingertips and applications where you expect them - always ready.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "works great, looks great too"

    April 10, 2012  |   By baytobay

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    everything works as stated

    Cons

    non that I can think of

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good and very useful!"

    April 10, 2012  |   By KnightZero217

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    Just check out its features and you'll see the difference.
    Go for an upgrade!!

    Cons

    It sometimes lags during start up.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "I like the product and ability to customize"

    April 10, 2012  |   By tompike

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    Ability to place and size the dock

    Cons

    None so far

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Seems to have more options than most"

    April 7, 2012  |   By TravelorTim

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    Good amount of user made material around

    Cons

    Have to pay to make it better. Seems that with all of the FREE apps available, no need to run a pay app

    Summary

    Would be much better if it was free for the better version, but pretty good app, I must say

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  • 5.0 stars

    "AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!!!!"

    March 22, 2012  |   By poz4love

    Version: ObjectDock 2.0

    Pros

    EVERYTHING JUST LIKE THE MAC SETUP BUT FOR WINDOWS AND YOU CAN HIDE THE TASKBAR FAR MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN WINDOWS TASKBAR!!

    Cons

    NONE NONE NONE...THIS AP IS A-FRIGGIN-MAZING!

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