DragThing is a startup utility desktop can start applications, open documents and folders, store text and image clippings, and perform many other customizable actions with a single click or keystroke.
It puts all your documents, folders , and applications with just one click away. Highly flexible, it allows multiple docks, each customized to meet your exact needs one.
Cuts stores frequently used, such as text and images, and lets you easily paste them into other applications with one click.
DragThing also allows you to define a wide variety of hotkeys. These hot keys can open items in docks, control various other aspects of drag and even control the visibility and switching between other applications running on your Mac.
DragThing can also provide you with a Trash on your desktop, play sounds in response to actions like ejecting a CD and much more.
This is an essential application in my humble opinion. For those looking in your Applications folder, or create subfolders for categories, and then find that some applications will not be updated, etc., this is the answer. This is a quick and easy way to launch your applications.
Creeping have a dock on the right side of my screen with eight tabs, Applications 1 Applications 2 Applications 3, Web / DVD Applications, Music, Internet, Utilities and Games. All I use regularly is there. The springs are closed like a drawer that displays only the tabs.