CamouFlage: Free Software to Hide Desktop Icons in OS X

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CamouFlage is a free software that allows you to hide all the icons of your desktop on Mac OS X with just one click. If you are unhappy with the millions of shortcuts in your desktop then CamouFlage is the perfect program for you.

CamouFlage might not help to keep your desktop organized. However, with it’ll sure help you to keep your desktop clean. If you are running Windows, you can use HideDesktopIcons.

Also, CamouFlage will work even with multiple monitors. In other words, whenever you plug a new monitor CamouFlage will automatically take over the new desktop.

In case you’re wondering where all your shortcuts go, the answer is really simple. As the name suggests, CamouFlage basically work like a camouflage! Your original desktop will still be there untouched and you can see it whenever you want.

CamouFlage features, cleverly implemented, hotkeys which will allow one to check the original desktop at any time.

Besides that, one will still be able to drag and drop icons to the original desktop without having to close or toggle off CamouFlage. CamouFlage won’t let you down, for sure you will never miss your unorganized desktop.

How to Use CamouFlage:

Using CamouFlage is really simple. After downloading and installing an icon should show up on your system tray. Right click it and you should see the context menu, just choose “Hide Icons” and all of your shortcuts or whatever you have in your desktop should disappear.

In order to make them appear again, make sure you go to the same menu and click on “Show Icons”.

CamouFlage also allows you to set hotkeys to make everything even easier. You can also see that option on the context menu, after clicking the corresponding options set the hotkeys accordingly and it should be good to go.

Here is a small video tutorial that shows how easy it is to hide desktop icons in OS X:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELd4kBV_2ds

If you want to keep your desktop icons organized in Windows, you can use Fences, StandAloneStack, and GridMove.

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Works With: Mac OS X
Free/Paid: Free