See the releases page.
Please note that VDesk requires Windows 10, and does not allow the use of virtual desktops on other versions of Windows
Create n new desktops:
vdesk create [n]
Create up to n desktops:
vdesk create-max [n]
Run a program on a new desktop:
vdesk run [command] [args]
It is common for applications that have a background process (like Chrome / Skype) to not launch on the correct desktop when using a
run-oncommand. Try using a
*-switchcommand, and check the program's command line options for ways to create a new window - For example Chrome has the /new-window option, which allows it to work with
Run a program on a new desktop, and switch to it:
vdesk run-switch [command] [<args>]
Run a program on desktop n:
vdesk run-on [n] [command] [<args>]
Run a program on desktop n, and switch to it:
vdesk run-on-switch [n] [command] [<args>]
Generally, prepending a shortcut's 'target' field with
vdesk run will have it launch in its own virtual desktop. Command line arguments to applications should be preserved.
To launch notepad on a new desktop:
vdesk run notepad
To launch notepad on desktop 3 and open
vdesk run-on 3 notepad "C:\some file.txt"
To launch a new VirtualBox vm fullscreen on its own virtual desktop, and switch to it:
vdesk run-switch "C:\Path to Vbox\VirtualBox.exe" --comment "VM" --startvm "vm-id-no" --fullscreen
To open Github in a new Chrome window on a new virtual desktop:
vdesk run-switch "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" /new-window "https://github.com"
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This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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