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Desktop Folder

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Bring your desktop back to life

Organize your desktop with panels that hold your things.

Open it like any other app after installing. Desktop Folder will launch automatically when you next log in.

Get it for $0 on AppCenter

Get Desktop Folder and more on elementary AppCenter, the open, pay-what-you-can app store for indie developers. Every app is open source and has been reviewed and curated by elementary to ensure a native, privacy-respecting, and secure experience.

Note: This app is only available for elementary OS 5.1 Hera. If you’re on elementary OS 6 Odin, it will not appear in AppCenter. You can reach out to the developer and ask that they update it for OS 6.

What's New:

1.1.2 – Jan 2, 2020

1.1.2 release.

  • Reorganised Menu
  • Double click on photos to open
  • Translations Added and Updated
  • Minor bugfixing
1.1.0 – Feb 16, 2019

1.1.0 release.

  • Free, Grid and Automatic arrangements
  • Drag & Drop without Ctrl Key and autodetection
  • Transifex translations integration, new translations added
  • File Synchronization Threads
  • Animations Fx
  • Hide/Show Desktop Panel and Icons
  • Vertical/Horizontal Icons Arrangement
  • Folder Panels with Scrollbars
  • Folder/File Info Dialog
  • Other minor functionality added
  • Minor bugfixing
1.0.10 – Nov 7, 2018

1.0.10 release.

  • Change Icon for Files, and SVG selections
  • Auto alignment for initial files
  • Ubuntu Budgie compatible
  • fully update to Gtk+3.22
  • Minor bugfixes and stabilization
1.0.8 – Oct 15, 2018

Release: Juno publication.

  • Minor bugfix release
  • Juno publication release
1.0.7 – Sep 20, 2018

Release: Updated for Elementary Juno and other minor features.

  • Change Wallpaper from Desktop right click
  • Dutch Translation by @Vistaus
  • Improved Russian Translation by @ingumsky
  • Updated project for GTK+ 3.22 and Elementary Juno
  • Minor Bugfixes are included for this release
1.0.6 – Feb 16, 2018

Release: Italian and minor improvements.

  • Italian Translation thanks to andreas-xavier
  • Saving settings performance improvements
  • Files *~ are ignored now
1.0.5 – Dec 26, 2017

1.0.5 release with great changes!

  • Desktop Background & Rename in Place
  • Different Notes Status (top, back, normal)
  • Buttons to Headers (remove)
  • Link Panels to folders
  • Photo Scale aspect ratio
  • Custom Colors for Panel and Notes
  • Menu Redesign And Panel Settings Window
  • Restore Windows when Super+D is pressed again
  • Resolution Strategy to prevent widgets going off-screen
  • Use .desktopnote/.desktopphoto rather than .dfn/.dfp
  • Don't allow renaming panels to invalid folder names
  • Serbian translation by @pavlepiramida
  • Russian translation by @camellan
  • Arch building by @GabMus
  • A lot of Minor Bugfixing
1.0.2 – Oct 19, 2017

1.0.2 release.

  • Drag and Drop to Move/Copy/Link depending on key pressed (none/control/alt|shift)
  • Text Shadow and Bold configuration
  • Deleting Last Panel bugfixing
  • Move panels from body
  • DESKTOP window types (workspace movement improvement and others)
  • Drag and Drop folders (recursive copy)
  • Undo/Redo and others over Text Notes & Menu Redesign
  • Lithuanian and French translations
  • Minor Bugfixing included with this release