Dockter – Remove Non-Running Programs From Mac Dock

Do you want to reduce the clutter by removing icons of the non-running applications from the dock? Meet Dockter. It is a new app developed for Mac OS X that reduces the clutter and increases user productivity by removing the icons of those applications from the dock that are not in use. It even removes itself from the dock after doing the job.

uncluttered dock in Mac

It is suitable for those users who love simplicity and want an uncluttered dock. You can also accomplish this task from command line, but wouldn’t it be better if you can do the same task with only 1-click. Docker is a 1-click app that will save you plenty of time and headache. Actually the app simply toggles the hidden preferences in MAC OS X, running it the second time will reverse the settings and all your program icons will be back.


Download Dockter

It works on MAC OS X Leopard only. We are not sure if it would also work with Snow Leopard. Enjoy!

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  • Mac McCaffry

    Thank you for DOCKTER.APP

    I have downloaded, transferred the app to APPLICATIONS and opened it — but I still have some 20 apps visible in the dock.

    OS X.5.8 Any suggestions? Thank you.

  • jai

    why would you not just click on the icons of the not-running apps, and drag them off the dock, thereby removing them so all you have left is the Finder and any active apps?

  • jai

    why would you not just click on the icons of the not-running apps, and drag them off the dock, thereby removing them so all you have left is the Finder and any active apps?

  • jai

    why would you not just click on the icons of the not-running apps, and drag them off the dock, thereby removing them so all you have left is the Finder and any active apps?

  • http://mac.nikorocks.com/ Niko

    It's true, Jai, this is a completely basic function of OS X that requires no special software. …an old function at that!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ranvir-Kumar/100001039576184 Ranvir Kumar

    Keeping the dock light is a good effort towards optimizing Mac performance and speeding it up. The more effective approach is to get rid all the useless documents or data retaining in your machine.

    This task can be dine via Stellar Speed up Mac.