Group Taskbar Icons in Windows 7 with Bins

Windows 7 has already an awesome taskbar with nice features like jumplist and pinning. How about having a group function to the icons in taskbar? Bins is a nice freeware tool for Windows which is a taskbar organizer. It lets you to combine related programs on your Windows 7 taskbar into “Bins” and this in turn helps you to reduce clutter, and get at your programs quickly. Bins could be helpful if you have pinned lots of apps to the Windows 7 taskbar.


It basically does the grouping, which means if you have multiple browsers pinned to taskbar, then you can group it into one single item in taskbar. You can create a Bin by dragging one taskbar icon on top of another, and dropping into the popup that appears. You can ungroup shortcuts by dragging the icon back to the taskbar.

Related: Change Taskbar Icons in Windows 7

Bins Option

Bins is an innovative product to group your taskbar items and its really simple and intuitive.

Currently Bins is in beta stage and to download you need to request for an invite here.

Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

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