cDock 3

Awesome Dock customization for macOS 10.10 and above.

cDock 3 gives you full control over the Dock. There are tons of ways to customize the look and feel of the Dock. You can even enable some awesome hidden features. cDock is designed to make theming your Dock easy and robust on macOS 10.10 and up.

There are many ways to configure cDock as you wish. Give it a go and find out!


- Download the latest release of cDock
- Open downloaded zip file
- Run cDock
- Allow cDock to move itself to the Applications folder
- You may be required to disable System Integrity Protection, cDock will inform you but cannot automate this
- You may be required to update System Components, cDock will do this for you
- Theme away



As of v 1.0 
	•	macOS 10.10+ requirement
	•	cDock is now paid with a free trial

	•	Fixed
	⁃	cDock Helper crash on launch
	⁃	Improved automatically expanding spaces when entering Mission Control to be instant


	•	New
	⁃	Show/Hide iCloud Drive icon in Dock
	⁃	Show/Hide AirDrop icon in Dock
	⁃	Show/Hide Launchpad new item dot
	⁃	Launchpad adjust row and column count
	⁃	Ability to delete saved Dock backups
	⁃	Button to show license

	•	Fixed
	⁃	Dock preference backups not showing in some cases
	⁃	Indicator miss-alignment on Left / Right positioning
	⁃	Conflict with TotalSpaces
	⁃	Case where app could hang when communicating with the Dock
	⁃	Case where Dock would freeze when restarting and loading the cDock bundle
	⁃	Case where helper could crash when trying to load the cDock bundle
	⁃	cDock Helper not using app icon
	⁃	cDock Helper not checking for updates
	⁃	Updated PaddleFramework to latest version
	⁃	Unhandled exception when trying to use non RGBA color picker
	⁃	Issue where switching themes back and forth would decrease slider values
	⁃	Issue where Left / Right position dock would draw custom indicator images incorrectly
	⁃	Show Finder and Show trash default to on if the key does not exist in the theme
	⁃	Bug fixes


	•	New
	⁃	Extended trial to 2 weeks

	•	Fixed
	⁃	Corrected a few typos
	⁃	Update a few instances of linking to http:// > https://
	⁃	Revert StartAtLoginController change 
	⁃	Fix system component update failing
	⁃	Bug fixes


	•	New
	⁃	Pinning the dock to an edge of the screen
	⁃	Hide Finder tile
	⁃	Hide Trash tile
	⁃	Show item count badge on Trash tile
	⁃	Color icon badges background
	⁃	Color application switcher background
	⁃	Color Mission Control background
	⁃	Badges and label text will change to be readable based on background color
	⁃	Control some default Dock settings without restarting the Dock
	⁃	More options for showing icon reflections
	⁃	Dim inactive icons
	⁃	Select pictures for background and indicator
	⁃	Small spacer tiles
	⁃	Pick your own images for dock and indicator backgrounds (.png format)
	⁃	Add or Remove themes without restarting cDock
	⁃	Automatically expand spaces when entering Mission Control
	⁃	More tooltips
	⁃	Better theme management
	⁃	New themes
	⁃	New Icon
	⁃	Updated SIMBLManger
	⁃	Crash protection (in case a macOS update causes repeated Dock crashing)

	•	Fixed
	⁃	Dock crash when switching between some themes
	⁃	3D option not working in some cases
	⁃	Issue with Vertical Full screen dock and magnification enabled
	⁃	Label background not fully applying on folder views
	⁃	Lots of changes to theme not applying until Dock restart
	⁃	Better Dock reloading
	⁃	Better Dock layering (Badge > Icon > Indicator > Reflection)
	⁃	Issues with reduced transparency enabled
	⁃	Helper Application is now CodeSigned

	•	Changes
	⁃	Now using StartAtLoginController for login item
	⁃	Dev-Mate for updates, bug reporting, feedback, and logging
	⁃	Paddle for sales and logging
	⁃	Changes to theme preferences structure (old themes will need to be updated)
	⁃	User Interface redesign
	⁃	Updated PFMoveApplication
	⁃	Removed Fishhook
	⁃	Bug fixes and Performance improvements