Stardock launches Fences 4 to help you organize your Windows desktop

Stardock, the developer of popular apps including Start11, is launching Fences 4, the latest version of its software to help you organize your desktop. If you’re not familiar with it, Fences is an app that lets you create areas (called fences) on our desktop, allowing you to organize your shortcuts and files into these distinct areas. Unlike the desktop itself, you can scroll inside a fence as you would in a folder, so you can make your desktop look a lot cleaner this way, too.
The biggest new feature in Fences 4 is called Peek, and it’s actually incredibly useful. Using a keyboard shortcut (Windows key + Space), Fences 4 lets you see all the fences on your desktop displayed on top of all your open apps. If you want to quickly grab a file from a fence to open in your current app, you can use Peek to quickly find it without having to minimize your apps or open File Explorer.

This is made all the more useful by another feature Fences has offered for a while called folder portals. Fol…

Written By: João Carrasqueira

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