Over 5 million people worldwide have used Fences to conquer the clutter on their PCs, making way for a clean, creative, and organized desktop workspace. This three-part video series will take you through basic setup and customization all the way to more advanced configuration rules, snapshots, and features. New and veteran users alike should take a look at what Fences has to offer.
Video 1 - Quick Tips: Getting Started
This “quick tips” video starts users off with the four most popular features in Fences:
Create a Fence: Automatically organize your Windows desktop shortcuts and icons in shaded areas to make a clutter-free workspace for creating.
Customize the Appearance of Fence Labels: Use the configuration menu to set labels on hide, mouseover, or as always visible.
Save Space with the Roll-up Feature: Click on a fence and minimize it to its title bar, freeing up space while still keeping it visible and accessible. You can even set configuration to do this automatically.
"See" into Folders by Creating Portals: Tuck files and folders away in plain sight with designated portals and pull content that you need right onto the creative workspace. Preference rules will let you customize how icons are viewed and where files originate from.
Video 2 - Quick Tips: Customization
This “quick tips” video takes users deeper into the application, highlighting four popular customization features in Fences:
Quick Hide Desktop Contents: Quickly hide or reveal desktop items with an easy double-click to stream games, record your activity, share your screen during presentations, and more.
Create Multiple Pages for Extra Room on Your Desktop: Create desktop “pages” and access them with a simple right/left swipe or click-and-drag. Choose which fences remain on each individual page and find them easily when switching between tasks.
Lock a Fence: Prevent the accidental placement or movement of your fences on your desktop by locking the fence’s position, size, and roll-up.
Customize the Color of Each Fence: Fine tune the transparency, color, intensity, and saturation of each fence, individually or all at once. Additional tweaks like outlining fences or changing the title fonts are also available.
Video 3 - Quick Tips: Configuration
This “quick tips” video completes the series with three popular configuration options for Fences:
Configure Rules that Work for You: Organize your icons based on a variety of criteria, such as type, name, and time. You can also create custom rules for organization.
Create Backup Snapshots: Restore past settings and return to an automatic layout of your fences by taking daily backup snapshots.
Set Snapping Parameters for each Fence: Disable snapping at any time or enable the ability to keep fences lined up when moving, spaced apart by specific pixel range or sized by even multiples of icons when resizing.