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The MacOS dock has been part of Apple's operating system since its was known as OS X. It's where all of your applications, downloads, and other system software components are most easily accessible. So, it's important that you customize your dock to suit your unique workflow. This short video will show you how to complete all of the most common tasks needed to organize and optimize your dock into the ideal control center for your MacOS Monterey system.
Keeping recently used apps in your Dock permanently