Desktop Icon Toy is a desktop icon enhancement tool that allows you to make many funny but useful things for your windows desktop icons.
What cool things could you do with Desktop Icon Toy?
Arrange Desktop Icons
You can arrange desktop icons by many complex figures, like:
Clock (all the icons will be aligned as a clock, showing the exact time)
Circle, Cross, Around, Spiral, Horizontal Ellipse, Vertical Ellipse.
Triangle, Rhombus, Pentagon, Hexagon.
4-pointed Star, 5-pointed Star, 6-pointed Star, Hearts
Align to left, right, top or bottom.
Animate Desktop Icons
With Desktop Icon Toy, you could add a hover effect by placing the mouse over a desktop icon. This makes the icon dance.
You can simply hold down the left mouse button in the empty area of desktop, and then move mouse to right (left, top or bottom) and release it. All icons will be arranged to right (left, top or bottom)
Show/hide Desktop Icons or Icon Texts on Demand
With Desktop Icon Toy, your desktop icons or icon texts could be always hidden. And only would be shown when you really need them (like click desktop, mouse over desktop or over desktop icons).
Now, you could be always enjoying your beautiful wallpaper.
Hide Desktop Icon Texts
You can remove the classic ugly text of desktop icons, optional, instead of a cool pop-up tooltip. The whole desktop will become neat and tidy.
Lock Desktop Icons
Besides save and restore icons layout, Desktop Icon Toy also allows you to lock the desktop icons. Don't worry about carelessly moving your icons again.
Save different icons' layout according to different screen resolution.
Save multiple layouts by different layout names.
Automatically re-layout/restore-layout when change screen resolution, or add/delete icons.
Remove desktop icon shortcut overlay.
Transparent background of desktop icon texts.
Change the font color and background color of desktop icon texts.
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What's New in this Release: 1. Changed - Doesn't hide icon text at first running. 2.Improved - Fully compatible with Win8
Link to Desktop Icon Toy sample code
Platform: WinNT 4.x,Windows2000,WinXP,Windows2003,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista H
License: Free To Try
Date Added: Oct 31, 2006
Last check for an update: Apr 29, 2017
Last version date: Oct 08, 2012
Downloads Total : 3
Downloads last 10 Days: None
Page Visit: 253
Malware Status: Clean
Scan Date: Mar 24, 2008