Stardock ObjectDock 2.20

Stardock (Freeware)

Stardock ObjectDock is an application that replaces the Windows taskbar. It adds an animated dock on the desktop that contains all frequently used applications. The dock can be modified according to taste. Place the dock on the left, right, bottom, or top of the desktop. The transparency of the background and dock icons can also be adjusted. There is also an option to hide the dock whenever a window is maximized. Other options available include the number of items placed on the dock, as well as the colors, sizes, and styles of the icons.

Stardock ObjectDock also has other docklets or widgets including the weather docklet. This adds a 5-day weather forecast on the dock. There are also other useful docklets for time, calculator, and many more. The program is capable of importing quick launch items to the dock for easy access. Users can choose from several built-in special effects for the dock including, bubble, glow, magnify, swing, and many more. Users who want to further customize their ObjectDock can download themes from the website.

Other features of Stardock ObjectDock include the following:
• Background blur
• Display of running programs on the dock
• Pinning and unpinning of icons on the dock
• Automatic importing of applications
• Icon reflections