5 Best App Docks For Windows 10 to Replace Taskbar

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on October 12, 2020 by Larious

Well, there’s always been a rivalry between Windows and macOS. Although Windows 10 is right now the most used desktop operating system, it still misses some essential features. One of the important missing features is the App dock. If you have ever used macOS, then you might know about the App dock.

The App dock in macOS is a small panel placed at the edge of the screen. The app dock on macOS lets you access your most-used apps, files, folders, etc. quickly. Also, it adds a cool touch over the entire interface.

Windows operating system doesn’t have this feature. However, it has something known as ‘Taskbar’. The taskbar is of great use, and it also lets you pin important files and folders. However, it doesn’t have the design and polish that the App Dock has. So, for Windows users, we have compiled a list of best App docks.

List of 5 Best App Docks For Windows 10

In this article, we are going to share some of the best App docks for Windows 10. You need to use these third-party apps if you really want an app dock on your Windows PC. So, let’s check out.

1. RocketDock


Well, RocketDock has been around for a while, and the developers have stopped working on this project. However, the good thing is that the mini-app still works. RocketDock works fine on Windows 7, Windows 8, and older builds of Windows 10 operating system.

If we talk about the features, you can app software, files, folders, settings, etc. on the RocketDock. What’s more important is that it’s fully compatible with Windows launchers like RK Launcher, Objectdock, etc.

2. Appetizer


If you are searching for an open-source app dock for your Windows 10 computer, then you need to give Appetizer a try. The good thing about Appetizer is that it automatically imports your most-used apps from the Start menu and taskbar during the installation.

What’s more interesting and unique is that it offers several skins and plugins for customization. On a downside, Appetizer hasn’t yet received an update after 2015. Still, it works fine even on the latest builds of Windows 10.

3. ObjectDock


Well, ObjectDock is not a free app dock, but you can get a 30-day free trial to enjoy all its premium features. Since it’s a premium app, ObjectDock has more features and customization options.

With ObjectDock, you can create separate docks to add apps and files as per your wish. The official website of ObjectDock claims that the tool works with Windows 7 and Windows 8, but as per our test, ObjectDock works file even on Windows 10 operating system.

4. Circle Dock

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It’s one of the best and most unique app docks you can ever use on your Windows 10 operating system. As the name implies, Circle Dock is a circular dock with works with both 32 and 64bit systems.

Compared to every other app docks, Circle Dock is more interactive. For instance, Circle Dock hides when you are not using it. Also, it supports drag-and-drop functions. So, Circle Dock is another best app dock that you can use on Windows 10.

5. Winstep Nexus

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Well, Winstep Nexus is one of the few app docks that officially supports Windows 10. Winstep Nexus is available in two versions – Free and Premium. The free version adds an app dock but restricts the customization options.

With the premium version, you can customize the app dock as per your needs. For instance, you can apply custom icons, custom skins, etc.

So, these are some of the best app docks for Windows 10. If you know any other such apps, let us know in the comment box below. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.


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