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Stacks Docklet

author alang


Leopard dock stacks clone.Shows a Fan or a Grid stack. Options are be: Automatic, Fan, Grid.

Requires Gdi+ (GdiPlus) (already included -AFAIK- in Windows XP SP 2, NT 2000 SP 4, Vista)

I’m testing it on Rocket Dock, it should be compatible with Object Dock and Y’z Dock as I’m using Object Dock’s Docklet SDK.

Unzip to this folder:

C:\Program files\RocketDock\Docklets

Or the corresponding docklets folder of your dock.

Now you should see a StackDocklet subfolder inside the Docklets folder.

Right click on dock, select Add Item, then Stack Docklet.

Right click on the new icon, select Icon Settings… .

Choose folder, and some nice looking icon. Mode not implemented yet, wait for next release.

Click OK, now click the icon and enjoy ;-)

This is a preview release. Please give your feedback here.

Developer : matonga
File Size : 267KB

Download [267KB]


Comment by Logan on 2008-01-22 13:14:34

Fantastic! Works great with RK Launcher and faster than on the iMacs I’ve seen.

Comment by Antoine on 2008-03-25 07:26:50

Congratulations ! Most beautiful i ever seen !

Comment by morh on 2008-01-22 13:22:10

works quite good with OD+1.90

Comment by Const on 2008-01-22 15:23:54
Comment by narkos on 2008-01-22 21:39:45

Link dead ?? Download impossible… :’(

Comment by monstr on 2008-01-22 21:57:38

jup, same for me, could someone reupload it?

Comment by Hector on 2008-01-22 22:14:24

Yes, the link -is- dead. Any help?

Comment by Hector on 2008-01-22 22:15:31

Yes, the link is dead. Any help on this?

Comment by alang on 2008-01-22 23:34:56

download link fixed.

Comment by Fredrik on 2008-01-23 00:28:22

Man this is what i’ve been waiting for, I really love this ! :D

Comment by Patrick on 2008-01-23 03:54:19

great stuff!!!

but is it possible that i can use a scroll option or something? i mean that you can scroll down your stacks. because i have a lot of app in there and my last came in 10 more ie
sorry for my bad english.

greetz patrick

Comment by Paskal on 2008-01-23 04:24:58

This is Amazing! Works with RKLauncher too!
I LOVE IT! Thanks!

Comment by Avraham Zakuto on 2008-01-23 05:43:01

This one is really fast and accurate indeed.
Fantastic work dude keep going.

Comment by Reb on 2008-01-26 13:02:58

Whow it just works :) really nice tool, testing with RK Launcher THX

Comment by Phil on 2008-01-27 02:55:38

Great job!!!
it all works properly!
that gives rk launcher a real leopard-feeling :D

Pingback by Stack Dock on Windows XP :: My So Called Life on 2008-01-27 10:36:46

[...] Dock stacking as being used by OsX Leopard, has now come to Win XP through the stack docklet. Its a nifty little docklet that works on RK Launcher, ObjectDock, RocketDock and Yz Dock. There are two options of stack, one is the ‘Fan’ mode, that opens the stack up like a fan (above), and another is the Grid mode, that opens all the applications up in a grid format (below). To use it, you will have to first create a folder and create shortcuts to all the applications you want to stack up into the folder. Once you have download and enable the docklet, you just need to point the docklet to the folder of application shortcuts and whoala, its done. When I first enabled it, I was blown away by the nice animation and look of the stack. Its a cool edition to the RK Launcher that I am currently using. You can get more information of this docklet from OSX-E. [...]

Pingback by Stacks Icons @ OSX-E on 2008-01-27 13:01:42

[...] icons have been designed with Matonga’s brilliant Stacks Docklet application in [...]

Comment by _x15 on 2008-01-29 04:42:16

omg, this is so cool!
Works on the newest ObjectDock!

Comment by Modo on 2008-01-29 20:53:27

Absolutely Awesome ….. Great work.

Comment by Lawrence on 2008-01-30 04:17:25

Hi i was just looking and i decided to see if it works on RK launcher and it does just go on add docklet then go on the type drop-down bar and click on objectdock and you add it like any other docklet.
hope this hepls some people bye
p.s thanks for the download

Comment by Lawrence on 2008-02-17 21:53:29

lawrence is coochy


[...] icons have been designed with Matonga’s brilliant Stacks Docklet application in [...]

Comment by _x15 on 2008-01-31 04:29:00

It works on Objectdock perfectly
I looove it :D

Comment by jaimeand on 2008-02-01 00:56:00

Fantastic!! one of the best plugins that i ever had

Comment by dokterje on 2008-02-10 16:34:25

doesnt work with yzdock… i’ve extracted to docklets folder but iyzdock still doesnt detect stack plugins.

Comment by shalom on 2008-02-12 22:06:52

This is the most nice & beutiful tool i see

Comment by FNS on 2008-02-17 06:45:57

i cannot save the setting.

Comment by nitebird on 2008-02-17 19:36:51

Very impressive work, fast stylish and smooth. It works fine…thank you

Comment by Alpha! on 2008-02-18 08:23:22


Comment by dennisalcayde on 2008-02-19 12:09:14

doesnt work with YZDock


[...] Download Stacks Docklet [...]

Comment by snobb on 2008-02-25 17:45:38

>doesnt work with YZDock

yeah :( fix would be great

Comment by Grobyk4 on 2008-03-01 14:53:34

This is a great docklet! Wow. Also, would there be a possibility of having the icon + text hover/zoom when the mouse points to them? It would be very useful in the grid option where all the text are crammed into a small space. Thought I’d point that out. Nice work, though.

Comment by Lieuwe on 2008-03-09 22:13:04

good work i am test on RK launcher :) :D

Comment by jumaru99 on 2008-03-11 02:33:59



Comment by JB on 2008-03-27 04:35:54

very nice indeed. using with rocketdock, works flawlessly

Comment by JB on 2008-03-27 04:37:08

works great with rocketdock as well..nice job

Comment by aubrey on 2008-04-22 22:37:09

I cant seem to download… i extracted the zip file and followed instruction, but i cant seem to find the dock that lets me get to the option of add item . :(

Comment by nothing on 2008-04-27 20:57:39

Hi! I can’t make stacks at RK Launcher. Tried all options, but don’t have a choice of options in the dock, nothing in sight … Help) Thank you …

Comment by nothing on 2008-04-27 21:00:25

Hi! I can’t do stacks at RK Launcher. Tried all options, but don’t have a choice of options in the dock, nothing in sight … Help) Thank you …

Comment by Dave on 2008-05-05 04:22:40

i have the leopard version of rk launcher i can not install this aplication when i try to add a new item nothing happen and when i try to add a new docklet nothing happens please help

Comment by Petrus Ali Saputra on 2008-05-25 02:14:05

This is amazing.

Comment by Tyler on 2008-06-13 06:47:15

Can anybody tell me how to create docklets for rocketdock or show me any helpful websites?

Comment by Metayoshi on 2008-06-27 14:22:14

Wow… This is a pretty good Docklet.

One thing I would love is for it to have its own name separate from the linked folder. Otherwise. I’m loving this docklet.

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