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From the people who brought you Fences, Start8, ObjectDock, DeskScapes, and countless other amazing programs comes a new one that will transform the way you use your PC: Groupy.

At any given moment, people have a lot of windows open. 

Maybe it's a few Explorer windows, a couple of Excel spreadsheets, maybe a a Word document or a PowerPoint presentation.  Maybe they're working with Adobe Premiere and After Effects and a few other windows.  In any event, dealing with all these windows can get to be quite a mess. So what's the solution?

The answer is: Stardock Groupy, the program that lets you treat all your windows the same way you are now used to treating browser windows -- put them them together with each window given its own tab.

Example 1: Got lots of Explorer windows?

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No problem:

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Example 2: So many spreadsheets

Lots of people end up with several Microsoft Office apps running that can easily get misplaced, especially if you have multiple monitors.  Groupy fixes that.

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Just put them together.

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Example 3: For the Adobe power user

Many artists are familiar with working between the various amazing Adobe applications.  Navigating between them adds up over time.

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Instead, just put them together.  Now you can switch between tabs with the Win-~ key instantly.

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Now it acts as a single app.  If you need to pull them apart, no problem - just drag the tab off like you would with a browser window.

Example 4: Chrome and Edge living together in harmony

Do you find yourself using multiple web browsers occasionally?  Groupy can help with that, too.

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Groupy supports tabs within tabs.

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Edge and Chrome are now acting as a single web browser.

Example 5: Mix and Match

Maybe you are a power user or developer who has a diversified mix of applications in use to get a job done.  No problem, Groupy will let you group any window with another window.

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And to ungroup, just drag the tab off from the group.

It's both the simplest app and most useful app you may ever buy.  Get it now as part of Stardock's award-winning Object Desktop suite of utilities at www.objectdesktop.com today.

 

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Comments (Page 1)
on Nov 14, 2017

I had a need for this one....having 9 instances of Excel open at the time...[keeping track of my bike-building expenditure]...and it works a treat.

Being tabbed together is far more 'logical' than just being dumped on the taskbar as they were...

on Nov 14, 2017

I do not know if I can post that here but GroupBy slow down the tabs switching in Edge.  Chrome is not affected nor Firefox. It's a very nice application. It's a must have app.

 

Martin.

on Nov 15, 2017

I bought Object Desktop and can't find Groupy in the list of software to install... any clue how?

 

Thanks.

on Nov 15, 2017

estebanfeldman

I bought Object Desktop and can't find Groupy in the list of software to install... any clue how?

 

Thanks.

Check that you have "Show Beta Downloads" checked in 'Settings' ...

on Nov 15, 2017

estebanfeldman

I bought Object Desktop and can't find Groupy in the list of software to install... any clue how?
Thanks.

https://forums.stardock.com/484254/

 

on Nov 15, 2017

Handy one. And works.

on Nov 15, 2017

Now if only WindowBlinds would skin the tabs....

on Nov 15, 2017

  This is a pretty cool tool, I'll get some use from this.

I agree that it would be good if it were more WB receptive, I'm guessing you'll get to that.   Maybe something similar to the way you replace the explorer ribbon in Win10?

I'd also like an overall "On/Off" button in the configuration window like you have for WindowFx, I like to be able to flip a switch sometimes.

Thanks!

on Nov 15, 2017

You have to activate "Show Beta" in the settings of The Object Deskop application.

on Nov 15, 2017

I know some will choke at this statement coming from me....

Since W10 the ONLY Stardock app that I use is Start10. 

I just installed Groupy and I've got to say that this is one fine damn piece of software!! THANK YOU!!!

You've now given me ample reason to re-up my subscription.

on Nov 15, 2017

Just installed Groupy to try it out. First impression is that Stardock has another winner.

on Nov 15, 2017

Apparently no one is having the same problem I referenced in the original post by Island Dog ?   I'll repeat it here :

I installed this program to test it out. Explorer windows stack and tab easily and you can minimize the entire stack to the taskbar. No such luck with stacked applications. I use at least 4 different software programs when creating graphics projects. All these programs can be minimized to the taskbar when they are not stacked, but when you stack them you cannot minimize them to the taskbar either individually or as a stack. I use Win7 x64 and Opera browser. Don't know if this is specific to just me or the characteristics of the Groupy App itself.     --Ace --

on Nov 15, 2017

AceMatrix

Apparently no one is having the same problem I referenced in the original post by Island Dog ?   I'll repeat it here :

I installed this program to test it out. Explorer windows stack and tab easily and you can minimize the entire stack to the taskbar. No such luck with stacked applications. I use at least 4 different software programs when creating graphics projects. All these programs can be minimized to the taskbar when they are not stacked, but when you stack them you cannot minimize them to the taskbar either individually or as a stack. I use Win7 x64 and Opera browser. Don't know if this is specific to just me or the characteristics of the Groupy App itself.     --Ace --

I believe this may be an interaction between your WB theme and groupy.  Please ensure you are running the very latest WB release (check file dates in About)

on Nov 15, 2017

AceMatrix

No such luck with stacked applications. I use at least 4 different software programs when creating graphics projects.

You are going to need to list the specific apps you have trouble with as it might be a case of "specific to just me"..

on Nov 15, 2017

Hello there!

I really like the new Tool. It works fine for me so far - no crashes or errors encounter

 The biggest problem I currently have is the lack of support for areo-snap (magic corners..)
if a window is a fullscreen size, Groupy attaches a window draged to the top to the existing window. it would be very nice to be able to disable this. especially if you are used to drag windows to the top of the screen to maximize them, like me.

Some things i would like to see in the Future:
• Allow close with Middleclick
• Allow set height of Tabs (i also modified the height of my window's title bar - so its a bit clunky)
• make it possible to switch the blacklist to a whitelist alternatively

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