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Published 07/15/2008 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

Desktoptwo is a web based service that can be used to allocate files, programs, personal information and other applications at a common place. Essentially it is an online desktop with great features and it is easy to use. The basic idea behind this concept was to enable the users to access their online desktop from anywhere by using IDs and passwords and other applications like Flash player, Acrobat Reader, Java, etc. There is just the need of a web enabled device and the browser can be transformed into a personalized online desktop. A user through just an Internet connection and Desktoptwo can access the desktop of his personal computer if it fails. With the applications like ‘MP3 player’, ‘Webmail’ and ‘Blog creator’ in its kitty; Desktoptwo dilutes the fact of being a ‘virtual desktop’. MP3 player provides the freedom to play MP3 anywhere in just 2 minutes time and a user can also create and manage his/her playlist online. Webmail is web-based email, accessed though a web browser. It allows the user to access their email inbox from any computer around the world with the help of Internet. The ‘Blog creator’ facilitates the users to write blogs online. They can also add some photos, music, and other related things on to their blogs. ‘Blog creator’ feature also supports tags and comes with a RSS reader (which is a feed aggregator/reader that aggregates blogs, podcasts, etc. at a common place for easy viewing). Desktoptwo has another important application to offer- namely its ‘Office productivity applications’, which provides word processor softwares, spreadsheet application and related presentation programs. Online collaboration of documents can also be facilitated with the help of Desktoptwo.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Desktoptwo, a web operating system (WebOS), was created in August, 2006 by a company named Sapotek which provides Internet-based services and softwares. Sapotek is also the identified sponsor of a software community known as Sapodesk. Desktoptwo with its Spanish version is currently serving hundred thousands of customers online. Desktoptwo has its registered office in New York, USA.

What are the differences to other apps?

Desktoptwo is a free web-based desktop application that facilitates the users in accessing their virtual desktop from anywhere around the world. The site might not be as well animated and attractive as other online applications but with its enhanced features and accessibility, it scores over competitors in providing unbeatable service quality.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Desktoptwo site provides a neat aesthetic look to the users. The colors used on the pages are pleasant. Navigation from one page to another is fast. There is a beautifully animated list of all the features provided by the site on the home page itself, which serves as a snapshot. The information is placed perfectly on the site that it looks clean and yet interactive.

How does the registration process work?

The registration process of Desktoptwo is very simple and short. It is mandatory to register with the site to avail its services. Information like username, password, alternate email, gender, year of birth and country name is required for registration. No credit cards details are demanded by the site at the time of registration. An email is sent to the user after he/she rightly provides all the required information at the time of registration to actually confirm the status of the user.

What does it cost to use the application?

The registration and services of Desktoptwo comes for free for the users. With its regular site, its users can also access Sapodesk, which is a free software community. As such, there is no advertisement involved in the site.

Who would you recommend the application to?

People who live a digital life can give it a new shape by opting for this online desktop. This frees one of the limitations imposed by place and time. The virtual desktop can be reached for with just an internet connection. The applications provided can be used then. Desktoptwo is a right place for these persons as with its regular site it also provides access to Sapodesk which is free online software community.

  • File sharing feature allows the users to upload and download files on the Internet.
  • MP3 player in Desktop helps the users to play their favorite music anywhere they like.
  • Provides its users with Blog creator feature.
  • With Instant Messaging service, users can communicate with others via typed text.
  • Address Book feature allows the users to search the addresses; it also facilitates exchanging the addresses with the other users.
  • Message Boards facilitates the users in sharing messages and information with others.
  • Office productivity programs and online collaboration of documents.

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