DockFolders Lets you Create your Toolbar in Windows 11 and 10

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Windows 10 allows you to create a new Toolbar on the Taskbar so that you can quickly access your favorite files and folders. Once you have created a toolbar for your apps, you don’t need to navigate through File Explorer to open a folder, file, or program. Unfortunately, several users are missing this feature on Windows 11. There is no built-in option available on Windows 11 that allows you to create a custom Toolbar, at least for now. That means you’ll need to take the help of a third-party tool.

In this growupwindows article, we will introduce a new freeware application called DockFolders that lets you easily create a Toolbar on Windows 10 as well as Windows 11.

DockFolders for Windows 11 and 10

The Dock Folders is free to use application and is compatible with only Windows 11, 10, and 7. It is a highly customizable tool and enables you to create your own toolbar easily.

To use this application, you need to download and install it on your Windows 11 or 10 machine. After installation of Dock Folders on your computer, it sits silently in the system tray. You can access its settings by right-clicking on its icon on the system tray and selecting the Settings option in the pop-up menu.

When you open DockFolders settings, you will notice that the Documents folder is already added by default in the launcher list. Clicking the + or  button beside the Folders box, you can add or remove folders according to your needs.

Apart from adding or removing the folders to the launcher list, you can enable or disable the following:-

  • Load on startup.
  • Enable or disable sound.
  • Set a hotkey to open this app (Shift + Ctrl + F1).
  • Integrate to the right-click menu.

Once you have made the preferred changes, click the Save button to store the changes.

To quickly access the folders included in DockFolders, click on its icon on the system tray, then navigate to your directed file or folder. You will see your files and folders aligned vertically in an elegant manner.


DockFolders is an excellent alternative to launch files and folders through a custom toolbar. Using this tool, you can quickly access your files and folders from the Windows 11/10 Taskbar itself.

Download DockFolders

Please ensure that it is still in the beta stage, and you might encounter an error. If you need it, you can download the DockFolders utility from its official website.

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