StandaloneStack Is An Awesome File Browsing Widget

StandaloneStack Is An Awesome File Browsing Widget

Windows only: We’ve already shown you how you can browse through files from the Stacks widget in the upcoming Snow Leopard release—but you can get that feature right now on your Windows PC.

We’ve mentioned StandaloneStack before, but the latest version adds a host of new features—a complete overhaul of the settings, video thumbnail animations, custom icons, a toggle option instead of always hiding, but the best new feature is the ability to browse down through folders right from the Stack widget itself.

Once you’ve downloaded and extracted the StandaloneStack utility, you can simply launch it to access the settings panel—from there, you can go to New Stack on the left-hand pane, pick a folder and choose your options, and then click the Create Stack button to actually create a new stack.

One of the very interesting features is the ability to completely customise the icons used in the Stack—there’s a whole set of icons found in the Images folder, but you can customise your own icons by replacing them with a PNG icon of your choice.

pair it with the Nexus Dock

StandaloneStack [Chris’n’Soft]

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