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   Last updated: January 20, 2015






Switchies For Stickies


Mac software Switchies




Yes, Stickies is very useful.  Do you ever wish that you can create different sets of Stickies windows?  If yes, then try Switchies For Stickies.  Switchies allows the user to create different sets of Stickies windows.  You can easily switch from one category set to another.  Simply, right-button-click on a category row and choose Switch To This Stickies Set.




  • Assign a different color to each Stickies set.
  • Assign a short description to each Stickies set that will appear as a help tag.
  • Switch from one set of Stickies windows to another with just a click of Mouse.
  • Change flashing colors.  (Version 1.0.2)
  • Set default horizontal size of category bars.  (Version 1.1.0)
  • Backup/Recover all Stickies sets (Version 1.2.0)
  • Duplicate existing Stickies sets* (Version 1.2.0)  *except for the original Stickies set






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Creating a new Stickies set


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Assigning a color to a new Stickies set

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Switching to an existing, different Stickies set


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Deleting the selected Stickies category


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Editing the selected Stickies set


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Editing the selected Stickies set


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Restoring data with a backup archive


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Duplicating an existing Stickies set




Trial version:


A demo/trial version is available.


  • Click on the button to download a demo/trial version of Switchies For Stickies for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7.  Mac video tutorials



System requirements:


  • Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6 with Power PC Mac or Intel Mac (~ v. 1.3.0)
  • Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 or 10.7 with Intel Mac only (v. 1.3.1 ~)




Purchasing Switchies For Stickies license:



Purchasing a single license of Switchies For Stickies


Switchies is no longer available for sale.





Version History:


1.3.1 to 1.3.5 (July 31, 2011)

  1. The application will quit if it detects running Stickies without a database file in the Library folder.
  2. Restore Data: The user can select a folder with the open-folder window by choosing File > Open Data.
  3. Restore Data: The application will check the physical size of the source folder and that of the resulting application folder. If they don't match each other, it will prompt a message.
  4. When the application cannot find a necessary data file, which is likely to occur when it's used under the Guest account, it will prompt a message for how to fix the problem.
  5. Change: The default Stickies set color is changed to green (RGB: 0,204,0).
  6. Several other minor changes are done.


1.3.0 to 1.3.1 (July 21, 2011)

  1. The application is now compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.


1.2.3 to 1.3.0 (April 29, 2011)

  1. This update deals with a possible instability issue caused by text entries with leading and trailing white spaces.
  2. The user can now switch Stickies Sets, delete, duplicate, edit a Stickies from the menu.
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1.2.1 to 1.2.3 (January 22, 2011)

  1. Fix: When the user closed Preferences, the application might not have saved the position of the main window.
  2. 'Launch Stickies' will be automatically grayed out while Stickies is actually running.
  3. Right-button-clicking on an existing Stickies set and choosing 'Quit Stickies,' the user can quit Stickies from this application.


1.2.0 to 1.2.1 (January 8, 2011)

  1. Fixed is a bug that might have caused the application to crash for the first-time Switchies users.


1.1.0 to 1.2.0 (January 4, 2011)

  1. The user can now backup Stickies + Switchies data manually or periodically.  Click here for more information.
  2. The user can restore Stickies + Swtichies data from a backup folder.
  3. The application will quit itself half a second sooner.
  4. Right-button-clicking on it and choosing 'Duplicate This Stickies Set,' the user can now duplicate the selected Stickies set. Note that you cannot duplicate the original Stickies set for now.  Click here for more information.


1.0.2 to 1.1.0 (December 31, 2010)

  1. Change: The application will relaunch itself when the user closes Preferences.
  2. The user can now set default name, color and description for new sets of Stickies windows in Preferences > Default.
  3. The user can set the width (between 200 and 300 pixels) of the window in Preferences.
  4. The user can now choose to sort category sets by name - ascending or by name -descending.  Click here for more information.

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  5. The user can now drag and drop clipped text directly onto the text field and text area to create Stickies profiles.

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1.0.0 to 1.0.2 (December 28, 2010)

  1. Fix: The user is able to edit Stickies profile when no change has been made to the name.
  2. The user is now able to customize the flashing color. Enable 'Changing flashing colors' in Preferences > Settings and select a color by clicking on the button below.


Switchies For Stickies is a product of MacHouse.
Stickies is a product of Apple, Inc.