Instantly auto-arrange desktop icons in cool shapes with My Cool Desktop

My Cool Desktop is an amazing freeware that cheers up your Windows desktop, making it cute by arranging your icons in many different shapes and styles, in one click! Choose to arrange your desktop icons into circles, stars, hearts and many more such layouts.

The freeware also lets you save and restore multiple desktop icons layouts.

My Cool Desktop has 27 different shapes to choose from, conveniently grouped in 5 categories. It lets you take full control of your desktop layout allowing you to:

  • Set height and width of selected shape
  • Set space between desktop icons
  • Move your icons layout anywhere on the screen
  • Auto-centering
  • Increase/decrease the size of your shape.

For the program to work, you have to Disable Align to Grid and Auto arrange for Desktop icons.

To do so, right click on Desktop, select View and uncheck Align to Grid and Auto arrange.

And there is one more caveat! You need to have atleast 15 icons on your Windows desktop for it work.

Feel like checking it out? Head over to its home page.

Let me know how it goes for you!

UPDATE: Please read comment. It appears that the app requires you to register free via another website in which you have to complete a survey.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.