Liberals on the left are Mac users. Rush Limbaugh is a Mac user. Anyone who wants order and peace in their computing life has become a Mac user. Why are so many Mac users inflicted with messy Desktops of cluttered files and folders? Because Apple forgot to include a Desktop organizing tool.
Mac Users With OCD! Rejoice!
Between you and me, a little obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)is good for the soul. If your Mac’s messy and cluttered Desktop makes you uneasy, apprehensive, or anxious, get what Apple forgot to give.
Desktop Groups is a simple Mac app that aims to help you remove the chaos from the Desktop so you can keep related files where they belong.
Yes, dear Mac lovers, the Desktop metaphor is still alive and well in the 21st century.
That’s where Mac users dump everything that hasn’t been sorted, collated, filed, folded, or mutilated during the work day.
Grouping Desktop files is easy. Create a group. Drag and drop files to the group to clean up the Desktop.
Each group in Desktop Groups gets a title bar at the time and a translucent fence to hold the files you drag and drop (ostensibly so they won’t revolt and try to breed more clutter).
Desktop Groups can be used to organize files however you prefer. Create separate groups for images, photos, video clips, PDFs, word processing documents, or spreadsheets.
It still works with Quick Look so pressing the spacebar on your keyboard pops open a file within a group.
Rename a group by clicking on the group title bar. Groups can be resized to save screen space by dragging the corner edges.
As straightforward and useful as Desktop Groups can be to help end some of the visual clutter on your Desktop, there are limits.
The smaller your Mac’s screen size, the fewer groups it takes to create group clutter.
That said, Desktop Groups works well on larger Mac desktop screens and can go a long way toward reducing your anxiety level when faced with a cluttered Desktop full of files and folders.