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iDesktop lets you have different desktops with different files and different wallpapers. Create a work desktop, a school desktop, a game desktop, a blank desktop... the possibilities are endless! It is time to cleanup your desktop the lazy way - make another one!

iDesktop is a program that enables you to have multiple desktops and switch between them easily. Use iDesktop to remove clutter from your desktop, bringing organisation to a whole new level. To access the iDesktop drawer at any time, simply click on the system menu icon.

iDesktop makes transfer of files between desktops easy. Simply open the iDesktop drawer, then drag+drop your files onto a particular desktop from the Finder. They are then instantly moved, ready to appear when you next visit that particular desktop.

NOTE: If desktops appear as solid black, please repair your hard disks permissions. iDesktop cannot work if your permissions are broken.

What's New in Version 1.2

- Fixed bug where iDesktop could freeze when requesting access to the Desktop
- Fixed bug where the iDesktop menu would not open
- Fixed bug where a double click was required to change desktops
- Fixed bug where iDesktop would change the wallpaper options
- Improved switching time


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Customer Reviews

Very usefull app!

Although I haven’t had a chance to try the latest version of this program since I don't need to clear away my destop anymore, but when I did use it, it worked great.

I should note that I followed the instructions for doing the "Repair Disk Permissions" prior to running the program, so maybe that why it worked in my case but not for some other folks. Either way, doing the Repair Disk Permission is actually pretty good for the computer in general so I’d recommend doing it once in a while anyway.

Works pretty well

I bought this app to organize my desktop into categories. I needed a desktop for my day job but I also wanted one for the different OS platforms that I program for. The desktop switching is a little slow but that doesn’t really bother me much as I am not switching desktops every minute. I do have a problem with subfolders within my desktop folders. I have had files go missing from my sub folders. I have been able to recover them but this has been a very frustrating. Unlike other reviews I have not had any problems with connecting to a projector.

I restarted my computer and the application and all my missing files have returned.

It works great

EDIT: The new update has corrected the application. It now works with the latest version OS. Thanks for fixing it quickly.

Almost Perfect

This app does what I hoped Spaces would do, but doesn't--allow you to streamline your workflow by creating different desktops for different projects/purposes.

*One thing I wish it would allow, though, is rearranging desktops once you've created them--it seems you can only delete them. The ability to rearrange desktops when work priorities changes would be great--hope that feature gets added! Other than that, it's terrific.

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  • $4.99
  • Category: Productivity
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  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 2.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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