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RocketDock vs ObjectDock

Discussion in 'Windows OS and Software' started by INEEDMONEY, Jul 23, 2008.

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Rocketdock or Objectdock

  1. Rocketdock

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  2. Objectdock

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  1. INEEDMONEY

    INEEDMONEY Homicidal Teddy Bear

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    Which do you prefer and why?

    If you don't use any no need to post
     
  2. booboo12

    booboo12 Notebook Prophet

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    ObjectDock FTW!!

    I tried RocketDock, but couldn't get used to the way it worked for some reason.
     
  3. AKAJohnDoe

    AKAJohnDoe Mime with Tourette's

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    RocketDock. It is all here.
     
  4. flipfire

    flipfire Moderately Boss Super Moderator

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    I havent tried Rocketdock yet because apparently it doesnt work with x64 before. So i went ahead with Objectdock instead and im quite impressed.

    Unless RD uses less resources than OD, i might consider switching
     
  5. THAANSA3

    THAANSA3 Exit Stage Left

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    I used both and just liked the look and responsiveness of Objectdock better. There is nothing wrong with Rocketdock, though. It's still a good program.
     
  6. Shel

    Shel Notebook Evangelist

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    Anyone else having trouble with the weather icon not working on ObjectDock?

    Mine stopped working this morning. I've tried to load another weather icon (docklett?), but it also simply says "Feed not available... try later"

    Anyone have any ideas on how I can fix this?

    Thanks
     
  7. flipfire

    flipfire Moderately Boss Super Moderator

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    The weather source might be temporarily dead
     
  8. Padmé

    Padmé NBR Super Pink Princess

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    I use ObjectDock but it does crash on me a lot. And yes, the weather docklet does do that sometimes. If you just wait a little bit and try again, it usually works.
     
  9. Dook

    Dook Notebook Virtuoso

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    I prefer ObjectDock. I have used RD on my 32 bit systems in the past, but prefer the customization and look of OD better. Not to mention theres no RD 64bit support.
     
  10. -Amadeus Excello-

    -Amadeus Excello- Notebook Evangelist

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    RD user here.

    Tried OD out a while ago, and the fussy program did not meet my hassle-free needs.
     
  11. potentv

    potentv Notebook Evangelist

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    Object Dock all the way, so far along the way I went and bought plus :)
     
  12. swarmer

    swarmer beep beep

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    How do you like Plus? I was thinking about it myself... is it worth the $20? Unfortunately they don't really offer a way to test the Plus features without paying for it. Will it let me make multi-row, multi-column "docks" and move them anywhere on the screen?
     
  13. crash

    crash NBR Assassin Super Moderator

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    I've only tried out ObjectDock so I can't comment on which one I like better. However, I've only had good experiences with ObjectDock. Nothing glaringly wrong with it.
     
  14. Nocturnal310

    Nocturnal310 Notebook Virtuoso

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    since SP1..Objectdock has started crashing when i resume Windows.

    And it chocks up the entire system.

    i might have to try RD if it can be given MAC theme looks

    does RD have MAC theme?
     
  15. AKAJohnDoe

    AKAJohnDoe Mime with Tourette's

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    I actually have them both installed at this time, although I am not automatically starting ObjectDock.

    ObjectDock does not seem to allow me to create icons to control panel applets (e.g.: Printers) and RocketDock does.

    ObjectDock has a 18.5MB footprint (after cleanup) and RocketDock, also after cleanup, has a 8.75MB footprint.

    RocketDock has this cool Docklet, Stacks, that expands folders. I have not located a similar function in ObjectDock.
     
  16. Kenji

    Kenji Notebook Consultant

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    RocketDock ftw.

    Stardock (Who make Objectdock, windowblinds, etc) are nothing but a bunch of money hungry idiots and chuck out badly coded apps for ridiculous amounts of money, considering you can get an alternative of all their software for free.
     
  17. crash

    crash NBR Assassin Super Moderator

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    There is a stacks docklet for ObjectDock also. I used it back when I was using a dock. Let me see if I can find the link for you...

    EDIT: This stacks docklet works with both RocketDock and ObjectDock.
     
  18. stirfriedsushi

    stirfriedsushi Confuse a Cat LTD

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    Object dock used 8% of my cpu?!?!?!?! 8!!!!!!! thats horrible. rocket dock uses nothing and its FREE which makes it BETTER. nuf said
     
  19. AKAJohnDoe

    AKAJohnDoe Mime with Tourette's

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    Idling, neither seems to use any CPU on my machine. I would expect that CPU utilization could be directly attributable to whatever Docklets were installed and in use.
     
  20. sandesign

    sandesign Notebook Consultant

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    I use RocketDock only as an app launcher. I don't like to have tons of icons on my desktop. I tried the stacks docklet, but for some reason all the configurations were lost at every startup.
    In XP I used Y'z Dock. In Vista didn't worked...
     
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