Stardock has released a new stationary dock for Windows 8 and 8.1 known as the Launch8. The Start Screen in Windows 8 is studded with tiles of different apps which was once upon a time known as the Metro apps. Launch8 is nothing but a simple and quick access stationary dock on the Start Screen.
You can drag and drop your favorite or most required applications on the dock and launch them irrespective of where you have swiped your screen. The Launch8 joins other contemporary products of Stardock like Start8, Decor8 and ModernMix. The company in its recent press release has announced, “Launch8 adds an always present quick access dock to the Start screen similar to those found on smart phones. Windows 8 users can drag and drop apps to Launch8 and instantly have access to them regardless of where they have swiped to on the Start screen.”
The salient features of the device are :
1. Quickly launch applications from the dock.
2. Swiping doesn’t change the position of Launch8
3. Accessibility of docked applications jumplists.
4. Position Launch8 at the top or bottom f your Start Screen.
To avail this facility, system requirements is Windows 8, 8.1 or Windows Server 2012.