Winstep Nexus Dock User Reviews

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Winstep's Free Nexus Dock 12.2"

    October 22, 2014  |   By mdw.woody

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    I Use 2 docks Nexus and Rocket. The Nexus is by far the best and easiest to use.

    Cons

    There is only one problem that I have ever had and even that has only cropped up recently. That is the weather module has quit working the last two months or more. It used to work flawlessly and very accurate. Now to get the weather I have to right click the icon and go to detailed which then opens a browser window to the Weather Channel Website. Something I could do myself with less mouse clicks.

    Summary

    If you don't need or want the weather module, then its one of the best out there.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Been waiting for 5 days after purcase, still nothing."

    January 27, 2014  |   By claesbrandt

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Fantastic piece of software. Really gives me a taskbar replacement I like.

    Cons

    Right click on icons doesnt give you jump-lists. Integration with start menu is not so elegant.

    Summary

    It's now 5 days ago I paid for the software and I haven't heard a single word from the developer. I don't even know if it will ever come. I'm giving them a couple of more days and then I will get a refund from the payment gateway, which already agreed to do so in case the developer doesn't answer soon. Until they have fixed the delivery issues, I cannot give them more than 3 stars.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "48 hours in 2013. Sorry"

    August 18, 2013  |   By ruggerd

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Don't know because I was never able to install

    Cons

    it's 2013. I'm not paying 40.00 to wait 2-3 days for my software. Not acceptable. No response from customer service.

    Summary

    I'm not sure how they justify making people wait days to acquire a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD. It doesn't matter how well the software is made when the developer is this ignorant to make people wait days to download the software. This is UNACCEPTABLE, UNACCEPTABLE, UNACCEPTABLE. PERIOD!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Program still needs some work."

    August 8, 2013  |   By zaabaawaa

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Idea - good. functions - good. lay-out - good.

    Cons

    Download in Spanish or Portuguese.Not changeable to English during operation. After installation I did find place to change language. Result: Change to English, presentation on screen in Swedish, English and Portuguese. No response from program support, so the next day I removed this program from my PC, since you can not work guessing what words means in some language you do not know.

    Summary

    Program still needs work - after that it might be a useful tool.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Good desktop software"

    July 24, 2013  |   By haqyer

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Offers many options to select. A powerful tool to organize your desktop.

    Cons

    If you select "Prevent maximized windows from overlapping the dock" option, it appears on the internet browser and can be very annoying. If you don't select that option, then desktop items can place behind the dock and you can't click on them.

    Summary

    A good software but also need improvement.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Nexus Dock"

    April 13, 2013  |   By rbobsharp

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    It is simple to use as a shortcut for popular programs

    Cons

    It pops up at inconvienent times. I cant keep it docked while browsing the web.

    Summary

    I disable it most of the time.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Tidies up my desktop"

    March 8, 2013  |   By iswaryam

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Quick to install and fairly easy to setup. I was using Fences, but needed something more intuitive to access my desktop shortcuts from. Nexus Winstep Dock has so far met my requirements. I have added every conceivable program shortcut to it. Neat

    Cons

    Opted out of Notepad and Explorer shortcuts, since I extensively use taskbar-pinned shortcuts. But not a deal-breaker

    Summary

    Very intuitive, installs easy and the themes are great too. Quite customisable, pity sub-docks are only available in the paid version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Beautiful and customizable"

    December 2, 2012  |   By suryashis

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    It is really beautiful and actually the free version is all that you really need.
    Its highly customizable and animation effects and blur settings are really cool.

    Cons

    Tune up utilities say that this exerts moderate system load.

    Summary

    Far better than object dock and more stable than rocket dock

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Does not always come up on top of open window"

    October 23, 2012  |   By easyhog

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    Easy of use

    Cons

    Sometimes have to close open window to use the dock

    Summary

    still looking

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Love this launcher"

    October 11, 2012  |   By lowcpm

    Version: Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2

    Pros

    fully customizable

    Cons

    None that I can see

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