A downloadable goose-sperience for Windows and macOS

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(I will keep this goose free - please consider donating if you like my work! It REALLY helps me beyond what I can express.)


HONK HONK, HEAR YE. I have created a goose for your desktop.

He'll nab your mouse, track mud on your screen...  leave you a message, deliver you memes?

Play video games with a desktop buddy who will attack you if you poke him.

Fill out spreadsheets while your screen fills up with instances of Goose Notepad.

Supports MacOS versions 10.10+!

NOTE: I am not affiliated with House House or Panic. This is a different goose. Direct support questions to the Discord!


 - NEW, OFFICIAL MODDING API! Join the discord discord.gg/xZFRmPT and check the #goose-mods channel for more info on this :D
 - YOUR OWN NOT-EPAD TEXTS! Add whatever notepad phrases you want, and the goose will pull them up!

 - NEW CONFIG TOGGLES! Customize the goose's behaviour further, silence the audio, and more!

From 0.2+:
- Unlimited memes! Put whatever memes you want in the assets folder! Goose will bring them.
- Added GIF support!
- Config the goose! Alter properties in the config.goos file (open it in Notepad) to adjust his aggression!)

 This is not a final itch page - just trying to get something up so I can upload the project tonight! :D

Join the Discord community at discord.gg/xZFRmPT

Check me out on twitter at @samnchiet

Mac support by the brilliant Jesús A. Álvarez

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
TagsCreative, desktop, goose, Virtual Pet
MentionsGames of the Month: February 2020


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

DesktopGoose v0.3 (Windows) 4 MB
Desktop Goose v0.22 for Mac 14 MB


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will you ever update this?


Is there any way to turn it off when there are apps in full screen?

someone pls help me




why can't I download it

qwerty12135 days ago

well, you need to go to downloads, click on the file then double click on the image of the goose, done!


how to trap the duck?!

how do i get rid of it

well, you need to go to downloads, click on the file then double click on the image of the goose it will bring you to a platform, then press quit at the bottom left


you can hold the esc buttom

press ESC for 5 seconds

cool goose

i have been asking this a thousand times; how to trap the duck?!

Give the goose the ability to close the program window

this is my new source of goose meme


I got it and when I wanted to stop using the goose, it didn't work. The only way for me to stop the program was to restart my computer. Can that be fixed please?

No. It's like a virus-meccanic 

press ESC for 5 seconds


i dont trust thi

its actually not a virus, to evict it u just hold esc for abt 10 seconds, i even checked, it is NOT a virus

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oh ok also i installed it


  • Wait how to delete goose?


hold the button esc

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I got a mod where it clicks and it pressed I am not a robot also i got a manager for the mod and the goose deleted itself

this is too powerful to be lighthearted

dont working(

does not work well on two monitors (drags the window from left to right, and this window is visible on the left monitor)

the cursor is on the left monitor, the goose grabs it (in invisible mode)

and also, the position of the taskbar is not taken into account

overall cool, such a good goose

it will be cool if the goose can be fed,

develop the idea to a full-fledged Tamagotchi with a choice of different animals)

good luck!


there is a mod where you can give it breadcrumbs and it will not be aggressive when its eating https://desktopgooseunofficial.github.io/ResourceHub/mods/BreadCrumbs.html


man how to close the game on mac

well, you need to go to downloads, click on the file then double click on the image of the goose it will bring you to a platform, then press quit at the bottom left





every time i try to open it or run as admin it says windows cannot access the specified device path or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to open it/access it 

pls help

if you have multiple accounts, one of em might have acces to run things i had that issue too ad i just logged onto the account of my parents

Deleted 11 days ago

1. It acts similarly to Malware, which is why it might get flagged by some AVs.

It can open Notepad, take over your keyboard/mouse, etc.
But you go in knowing what to expect.

2. If just a few AVs flag stuff on Virustotal (especially lesser-known ones), it will most likely be just a false flag. On this list, just Malewarebytes is better known

10/10, So good app . Hope the publisher can add more features :D.


Very Wonderhoy, 10/10. Named my goose Pog-Champ.

I want a versión for Android

i got a windows 10 and the duck install is not working it says file is denied and windows dose not have the permission to open it and when i try to open it it remove it from the computer


bruh, virus total tells me its a virus, open it on ur own risk

nope it aint. i used virustotal and a few results came up as Joke.Win32.GooseDesktop.A which just means its a joke program and not harmful to your computer.

tysm :)

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use so much disk to run



can you remove it?

press escape, u will close the game, then u can delete it


This is the best app ive ever downloaded

I love it, but its CPU usage is enormously high, it takes 20% off my i3-10300H


takes up to 6% of my ryzen 5 




He's my son now. His name is Constantine. He loves disrupting my work.


the duck can make you download a virus!


no, he cant lol

ah, sorry, it's not the same duck that I thought... The one I wanted to talk about is itself a virus...


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