A downloadable goose-sperience for Windows and macOS

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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

[The discord is being restructured still after the raid, but it's habitable now!]


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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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you go into task manager and delete it #ithink

how do i disable it :P

in the archive of the game has a "close goose" archive if you click it,it disable the goose

How do I get it to work in full screen mode?

it doesn't seem to work in full-screen when I try it

I assume you mean with games, sadly you can't due to the fact that the goose is being drawn on an invisible window, the only way that it is possible to play games with the goose visible is with windowed mode

Does this application make a MacBook Crash? I tried this and 15 minutes later my Mac crashed while trying to search something on Google.

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Please! Please!! Please!!!!!!!

Sam, please send me the 0.2 version of the

<({[Desktop Goose]})> to my Email :

~~ vio08@naver.com ~~

I want the version 0.2!! Really Please!

(Not version 0.21!)

It will download but wont show up i ddownloaded 100 files


Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr5vEIen_hI

if you have any questions i can try and help. (I dont have coding experience tho)

did you try looking at downloads? if you did open it in the folder



how do you delete it 

i cant delete it either

You just hold escape to evixt the goose, then you can just throw it into to recycle bin.

i love it i just wish it was easier to change the colors on it like you would just go to how you would open him and then somewhere you can choose colors easier i dont know how to change his colors there isnt any videos on it either

you can search on google the color you want the hex code for.

example: search on google:  ”(COLOR NAME HERE) hex code”

replace ”color namehere” with the color you want.

if you dont really understand then tell me and ill try to rephrase

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is this free? could i set the price to free? sorry im new.


Its free. when you press download press ”No thanks, take me to the downloads” and download it from there.

How can i interact with him? With messages or something.

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You cant really interact with him. best thing you can do without mods is to click on him.

if you want mods go here: https://desktopgooseunofficial.github.io/ResourceHub/


is this a virus? ive heard that this is a virus, but is this a virus?


Its not, you can close with holding ESC key, and the you can delete.

ok thanks for helping and also thanks for clearing up the rumors


this is not fun to have yourself, but if you download it on someone else's computer without them knowing, it's the best thing since sliced bread

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oh my god i could troll a friend, then a week later message them somehow saying that you can disable the goose by holding esc, or i wouldnt message them at all LOL


Does not work on  other displays


open multiple goose for more fun

How do you mute desktop goose? I was in a meeting and it was honking like crazy. It drives me nuts, I don't mind the other stuff but the noise level needs to drop!  Please help!

I think there is a mute goose option in the config file.

turn it off during meetings then

Give us the option to configure more things, like how often the goose honks and leaves behind mud (also how long it stays behind)


where can i get mods that wont give me a virus?



Get mods here: https://desktopgooseunofficial.github.io/ResourceHub/


Pleeeeeaaaaaasssssseeeeeee make  a dinosaur or an alien. 




for linux: do sudo apt-get install wine (or winehq-stable), set it up, download and run from Wine. ^^


Wine sucks TBH


who even uses linux lol

You're kidding right?  Last statistics of Android users world wide was around 75%.  That's not even including the millions of other devices world wide.  What do you think is running your smart tv platform?  What do you think operates your smart home devices, automotive navigational devices, etc.

Considering the thousands of devices running some variant of Linux, I'd take a bet that between 90-95% of the world uses Linux.

never ever open the goose app over and over it will spawn so many goose and i did it to the point of my comper having the blue screen of death luckly it was ok but only do it if you want the risk of your computer breakin

i had 5 and it was going very slow

I love it


I literally can't get rid of it. I accidentally deleted the goose folder and now it's stuck here. Please I just want to watch Netflix in peace what do I do. I tried removing the folder from my trash but then it just installs a whole separate goose. Please I just got this laptop today as a graduation gift I'm tweakin


In theory you remove it by holdnig down ESC for a couple of seconds
Otherwise look if you can find it in the task manager


Try holding exit i fell bad for you man that goose in everything that must be annoying


Have you tried stopping the process from the task manager? or go to the control panel and uninstall it



you hacked to get 4 upvotes NOOB


Are you thinking of making this for a chromebook or linux? I bought it, but my new laptop can't run it :(


who even uses those


there is no chromebook version, i dont think there ever will be, if you want to use it on linux then some people have got it to work with wine


There is no assets folder. A little bummed.


there is lol



What is the folder name for memes?

read honk

can u do this on an chrome book?

unfortunately not


Can someone show me how to do it on your phone😭if so add me on snap :issashortyb 

There is one on phone. but its only for iphone. if you have iphone then watch this video:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mJEUCCt0D0

Hope this helps


what a noob loser using emojis go away you piece of trash how did you get an upvote do you upvote your own comment wow garbage noob wow.

Toxic much? the guy used an emoji. 1 emoji. why noob? you sound like a 7 y/o.


I like the goose, he is mt bestfriend now



What an amazing disgusting creature.


My dad loved it kkkkkk


I love this little brat!!! He comes & nibbles on my cursor & actually runs off with it LOL. Leaves little muddy footprints all over my screen. & pulls in memes. 

It's nice to have a lil computer pet as companionship, especially if you're working from home through this covid!!


it doesnt work...when i download the file, it doesnt say to extract anything so idk what to do..can someone pls tell me how to download it...


COUGH why not for f r e e


Desktop Goose is free, click ‘’ No thanks, just take me to the downloads’ when downloading.

stop lying i dont see it

hello other new user

i feel bad for you you got E I G H T downvotes :(


I would like if you can modify the sounds that the goose makes and add new sounds, for example my MY NAME IS JEFF, or HELOUDA, please do it if you can

You can go to the folder then assets then sounds then not embedded folder then put whatever sound you want and name it as honk1 bite etc


i think you can do that, just dont use that font and stuff thank you




ok so i got it *and i love it* but that was the most complicated think ive had to do in my life 😂

how did you do itttttt

Extract it to a location then go to that folder location. It wa going to send it to a weird location but just extract it to a location you'll find it. Then click on the desktopgoose.exe file.


I want the goose to dance to the music. PLEASE DO IT.


Я хочу, чтобы гусыня танцевала под музыку. ПОЖАЛУЙСТА, СДЕЛАЙ ЭТО.



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