Winstep Nexus Dock - Reviews and free Winstep Nexus Dock downloads at CNET Download.com

Winstep Nexus Dock

CNET Editors' Rating 4.5 stars

Outstanding

Average User Rating stars

out of 149 user reviews

Back to product review

Full user review

  • 3.0 stars

    "Nothing special just another dock"

    October 4, 2012  |   By chuffmountain

    Pros

    Nice effects, nice control interface, nice everything. It is comparable to stardock objectdock in terms of features and functionality. A fairly good piece of work, and I have a feeling it is probably the better of the two but marginally so. It lacks some functions of objectdock, but then it has a few of its own features that object dock doesn't have. Winstep Nexus Ultimate is far suerior to the free version so dont rely on reviews that concentrate of the free version.

    There's nothing wrong with winstep nexus but, to be honest, it feels a bit more stilted and cumbersome to configure than object dock, although, I must say once you do forgive nexus for that you will appreciate that it is also marginally better than objectdock.

    Cons

    Slightly overpriced.

    A lot of people have waited from 2 to 30 days to get their hands on a registration key after paying. Be warned it's not like you pay and 10 minutes later you are playing. For some reason there's a huge delay between payment and receipt of a fully registered program. To see the validity of that statement google winstep forums and see how many people have to beg to get emails answered.In that respect stardock are vastly superior.
    Winstep won't rip you off but they are slow, so pay by paypal rather than a credit card.

    The program is priced differently outside the USA but there is no warning you will be charged extra for the privilege of buying outside the USA and there are no options to pay in other currencies than your local currency.

    Summary

    A decent program all round and probably worth the wait for a registration key but I'm hard pushed to see a reason why you shouldnt wait as Nexus is a prettier and more finished product than objectdock but with about the same functionality.
    I would say "Buy it, wait, and then enjoy"

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (1) (1)

1 reply to this review

  • Reply by ruggerd on August 18, 2013

    Sorry, when you pay 40.00 for a digital download there is ABSOLUTELY no reason why you should have to wait days to acquire your software. Absolute Bull

Submit your reply

Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

cancel

Add Your Review

Log in or create an account to post a review.
You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Winstep Nexus Dock 12.2
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

E-mail this review

Submit cancel

Report offensive content

If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET's Site Terms of Use, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the comment). Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.

Select type of offense:

Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language
Spam: Advertisements or commercial links
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other users
Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content
Submit cancel

Error

close

ERROR MESSAGE

If you think this is an error, please contact CNET TechTracker Support for further assistance.

Ok

Running Request

close

loading

Smart Install Software

close

CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you. (Note: This feature automatically accepts associated EULAs and third party applications on your behalf.)

You have selected the following software to Smart Install:

CNET TechTracker will attempt to install this software without interrupting you again. If an application requires manual installation, CNET TechTracker will download the installer and prompt you to take further action.

Proceed with Smart Install?

Confirm Standard Install Cancel