DesktopUtility versions

Hide desktop icons, force empty Trash, and restart Finder.
5.1
27 Oct 2022
4.1
2 Apr 2018
Editorial review
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4.0
9 Nov 2017
Editorial review
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3.0
3 Nov 2016
Editorial review
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2.2
3 May 2016
Editorial review
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2.1
24 Apr 2016
Editorial review
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1.4
20 Oct 2013
Editorial review
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1.3
2 Apr 2013
1.2
5 Aug 2011
Editorial review
rating
1.0
30 Apr 2011
Review

What's new

v4.1 [2 Apr 2018]
- German localization, thanks Alexander Frisch.
- made buttons more obvious they are actually buttons.
- improved install process for scripts.
- removed Facebook links.

v4.0 [9 Nov 2017]
- UI overhaul.

Alternative downloads

Trash It!
Trash It!
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Get rid of those files you cannot delete by other means.

Super Empty Trash
Super Empty Trash
FREE
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Super Empty Trash will empty the Trash with administrator privileges.

Configure Application Dock Tile
Configure Application Dock
FREE
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Configure Application Dock Tile tool disables the "Show in Dock" function.

Better Trash
Better Trash
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Remove the locked files or the files in use that can't be deleted.

Trash Locked Files
Trash Locked Files
FREE
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It deletes locked files from the trash without having to unlock them all first.