Tagged: desktop

Linux Not (Never?) Ready For The Desktop

The idea that Linux is to be an alternative to Windows for the desktop is mentioned every so often. It is said that an average user can cut ties with Microsoft for good and plunge into the world of Linux at home. This has been the subject of 1000s of articles and tutorials. Times have changed and it is of...

Simple Sticky Notes

Easy Sticky Notes With Simple Sticky Notes

Simple Sticky Notes (Version: 2.0.0.0) is a freeware and lightweight desktop sticky notes program. Double click its tray icon to create a new note. Double click in a note’s title area to roll it up, resize using its corner and hide it using the x button. The arrow button provides access to notes features such color, opacity, title edit (F2),...

7 Sticky Notes

7 Sticky Notes: Probably The Most Complete Sticky Notes Program

7 Sticky Notes (Version: 1.9.0) is an attractive, feature rich freeware desktop sticky notes program. When installing there is an option to run and use it in portable mode but it requires registering 3 files – ExTVwU.ocx, ExLVwU.ocx and EditCtlsU.ocx with the system – for it to work, this is done automatically if one chooses to proceed. When first launched...

GloboNote

GloboNote: Desktop Sticky Notes

GloboNote (Version: 1.3) is a sticky notes program that is based on Java and therefore multi-platform. It doesn’t require installation and adds a few features to make it a bit more than a simple collection of sticky notes. Right click or double click the tray icon to create new sticky notes, the sticky note will use the current time as...

Wolfcoders ScreenSnag

Wolfcoders ScreenSnag: Freeware Screenshot Grabber

Wolfcoders ScreenSnag is an attractive freeware screenshot grabber. Wolfcoders ScreenSnag works by enabling or disabling a number of options via its window and then proceeding to capture. The first option is to choose the ‘Input’. Here choose one of capture window, full screen or area. The corresponding properties button is for choosing a transparency – current or clean – for...

Desktop iCalendar Lite

Freeware Calendar: Desktop iCalendar Lite

Desktop iCalendar Lite (Version: 1.9.6.1) is a small calendar and to do program that sits on the desktop. Its lite version features to do and event lists besides its configurable calendar. It supports multiple calendars so one can have public holidays, personal calendar (including iCalendar support) and public google calendar displayed together. Using the plus buttons – visible when hovering...

SE-DesktopConstructor

Freeware SE-DesktopConstructor Customizes Your Desktop

SE-DesktopConstructor is a simple no-install tool that help you customize your desktop and add a few extras to it. SE-DesktopConstructor lets you to change your wallpaper in minute to day increments. A wallpaper folder comes with the program where one can use the default pictures or gradients that come with SE-DesktopConstructor, add one’s own pictures to that folder or just...

neoSearch: A New Way To Search A PC

neoSearch is a lightweight, 531KB download, option in the array of computer search utilities. Upon launch it takes a minute or more, depending on system size, to index the drive(s) so that it can present search results almost instantaneously. With neoSearch search results are presented and updated in real time when the user starts typing. neoSearch’s options include adding system...

Freeware Nimi Places Provides A New Way To Organize Your Desktop

Nimi Places is described by its author as Simple way to organize and keep important folders on desktop Nimi Places does things a bit differently, in practice or in theory an empty desktop devoid of any icons would use Nimi Places to assign movable or drag-able regions of it to important or often used folders. In other words Nimi Places...

Krento: Interesting Freeware Application Launcher

Krento is described by its author as Krento is an application manager and widget engine for Microsoft Windows Krento is a lightweight launcher that is not too unlike Radian featured earlier here. Upon installation a circular set of ‘stones’ and a ‘pulsar’ appear on the desktop (see image above). The pulsar which fades into the desktop if the mouse is...