Winstep Nexus Dock specifications

What's new in version 12.2

Version 12.2 includes the following enhancements:
  • Improved Nexus rendering performance. Animated icons render 20-30 times faster.
  • Smooth transitions when moving, adding or removing items in the dock.
  • New RainDrop effect with optional audio.
  • New Burn, Grayscale and Fireworks effects.
  • The dock can now reserve screen space on all monitors.
  • Fixed incompatibility with some 3rd party dock themes.
  • Icon labels can now have a solid color background.
  • Optional icon drop shadows.
  • Dock activation hotkey can now act as a toggle.
  • An always-on-top dock can now be set to hide automatically when a window is maximized.
  • Color hot-track for particle effects (colorizes effect with the icon's dominant color).
  • You can now use an animated icon to customize the fish style of the Wanda widget.
  • Email Checker widget now supports checking Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo accounts.
  • Added 14 new weather icons for a more accurate weather visualization.
  • Clicking the weather widget now pops up the 5 day forecast in a separate dock.
  • New dock auto-hide animations: Fade Out, Fly Out, Burn, Flair and Implode.
  • Improved support for touch screens.
  • Fixed issue that caused Nexus not to operate properly on laptops with hybrid Intel/nVidia graphic chipsets.


  • Publisher Winstep Software Technologies
  • Publisher web site
  • Release date March 28, 2012
  • Date added March 28, 2012
  • Version 12.2


System requirements

  • Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008
  • Additional requirements Not available

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