• One of the TOP TEN utility apps in over 5 countries. *

    The app opens your Documents and Downloads folder as shelves on the desktop with a nice cover flow effect.

    Quickly access your documents and downloads. Drop files onto the shelves or drag them from the shelves into other applications (for example as attachments into

    A click on the app icon in the dock brings the two shelves to the foreground. A second click sends them back again.

    You can change the two shelves to show any folder you like.


  • Dropping a text selection on a shelf automatically creates a new text file

  • Right-click and drag a file from a shelf to paste its contents into another app. Great for pasting text templates into email messages or blog posts

  • Press Space when an item is selected to see a larger preview

  • Right click on a shelf item to reveal it in Finder

  • Double click a shelf item to open it

  • What's New
  • Solved: shelves now remain visible when showing the desktop with the "show desktop" gesture or by pressing F11

  • "separate shelves per space" feature restricted to Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Lion for now (until a solution is available)

  • DesktopShelves Lite (com.kitestack.desktopshelveslite) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/DesktopShelves

    Minimum OS version: 10.6.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2012 Kitestack Software