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Gladiators Software
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Aug 10, 2012
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AltDesk Review

Felix Cheng
Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows XP/Vista/7, skins supported
A review of AltDesk by Felix Cheng

AltDesk is a handy utility that lets you have multiple desktops on your Windows PC which are universally accessible.

With this application you can have up to 16 desktops with a different wallpaper on each of them. In only the most extreme cases would 16 desktop be required, though. We tested AltDesk with 4.

The main advantage of AltDesk is that you can distribute applications between different desktops, ordering them to your own preference.

To move an application from one desktop to another, simply drag the icon around between desktops. To directly access an application, you just need to click on its icon from the active desktop.

AltDesk also has some handsome skins available for download from their site.

AltDesk features and highlights:
  • Settings flexibility, 3D animated themes creation capability
  • Animated skins and themes
  • Live wallpapers
  • 3D objects in skins support
  • Widgets support, fixed and floating (RSS, analog clock, weather forecast, power management, system resources monitor, etc.)
  • Easy wigdets personalization
  • Themes' support and their application simpleness
  • Customization simplicity and usability even for a novice user
  • Effects support for icons
  • Quick search on local disks and in the internet
  • Progress indicator for tasks
  • Hotkey and events manager
  • Flip3D and Expose modes for open applications view

AltDesk is licensed as Shareware for the Windows operating system / platform from desktop enhancement software and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends (after 30 days). The AltDesk 1.9.1 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the download of the full version.

This virtual desktop software is filed under:
  • AltDesk Download
  • Major release: AltDesk 1.9
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this virtual desktop software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of AltDesk may be available from Gladiators Software.

AltDesk has been picked by our editors as very good.
AltDesk has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested AltDesk 1.9.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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