MoreDesk allows you to organise your windows over a space which is
larger than the normal desktop. It does this by creating a grid of desktop
spaces and by allowing you to select any one to look at. You can switch
between them whenever you like.
You can easily move windows between desktops and get a view of the entire
desktop space. You can even have different sets of pinboard icons and a
different backdrop image for each of the desktops.
Often, you can use a specific desktop for a specific purpose. For example,
you might have one where you deal with email and for reading newsgroup posts.
Another desktop might be used for web browsing and yet another might have
some word processor documents open that you are reading. Desktops can be
given names to help you to identify them quickly.
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With MoreDesk, it's easy to do this and get a quick overall view of all of
your desktops, switch between them and move windows around the whole space.
You can even have windows open in pre-defined locations on the screen and
have files and applications start when you enter a desktop.
See for yourself
If you want to see more pictures of MoreDesk in action, check out the
User Gallery for examples of how different
users have set up their copy of MoreDesk.
Take a look at the on-line user guide for MoreDesk
or try out the free demo today. This version is limited
to two desktops and will automatically quit after ten minutes.
These are the main features of MoreDesk:
Configurable number of desktops
Assign a name to any desktop
Associate pinboard with each desktop
Associate backdrop image with each desktop
Pinboard and backdrop can be copied and pasted between desktops
Scaled view of entire desk space (including windows)
Supports eSpeak to speak various bits of information
Full interactive help support
Broad range of configuration options
MoreDesk can also raise alerts for significant
events on desktops other than the one currently in use. This feature is now
supported by third party software including
Developers should consult the API specification here.
The full version of MoreDesk can be purchased from 7th software for
£14.99 (GBP, plus VAT). Click
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MoreDesk is compatible with ARMv7 machines such as the
Beagle Board, the
Iyonix from Castle Technology Ltd,
from Advantage Six Ltd and
VirtualAcorn systems as well as older
machines such as the Acorn RiscPC.
MoreDesk requires RISC OS 4 or later, a recent SharedCLibrary, WindowManager 3.80
or later and the Universal Boot Sequence. It also makes use of
!ConfiX for configuration.
MoreDesk and the MoreDesk demonstration include an installer which may install
ConfiX, the required SharedCLibrary and associated modules. It includes the
CLib (5.53) and CallASWI (0.03) updates from the
Castle Technology web site. These updates are
known to be correct as of 24th March 2006. Check the
“Developers” -> “System Updates” section of the Castle
web site for any future updates.