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While I find the whole Mac vs. PC debate quite pointless, there’s one good thing that came out of it: apps for each OS that bring in some desirable functionality from the other. For Mac OS X, there’s RightZoom which allows for true window maximization and Witch,¬†that offers more comprehensive window-switching.

For Windows, you can try Dexpot to get Exposé- and Spaces-like desktop behavior, and for the ubiquitous dock, you can try one of my favorite apps of all time РRocketDock.

RocketDock is an app launcher that puts a dock on your desktop with icons to launch apps from. It comes with a nice feature set and offers plenty of room for customization. If you love the OS X dock or simply enjoy a clutter-free desktop, you should definitely give it a try. Plus, there are lots of things it can do apart from displaying app shortcuts. Let’s take a closer look.

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As a power Windows user, I’m constantly on the look out for applications that can boost my productivity. If you monitor your daily workflow, you’ll quickly notice that there are certain features that help you immensely in this aspect — the ability to quickly launch applications is one of them.

Today, I’d like to present a nifty little app that goes a long way towards making your entire Windows experience smooth and intuitive. It’s called Launchy, and I think you’re going to love it!

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