Alternatives to Open Sidebar for all platforms with any license

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  • Pokki icon

    Pokki

    Pokki puts web-connected apps in your taskbar, so they're always only one click away. Welcome to the modern desktop.

    Free Windows

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  • XWidget icon

    XWidget

    XWidget is a free desktop customization platform. It’s light, handy with powerful visual widget editor and very subtle animations. The Android page is found here: http://android.xwidget.com/

    Free Windows Android Android Tablet

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    gDesklets

    gDesklets is an architecture for "desklets", which are tiny applets sitting on your desktop in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. You can populate your desktop with status meters, icon bars, weather...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated since 2011 and the official website is no longer available. The unofficial website http://gdesklets.info/archive/ maintains an archive of new and old desklets.
  • OS X Dashboard icon

    OS X Dashboard

    Dashboard is an application for Apples Mac OS X operating systems, used for hosting mini-applications known as widgets. First introduced in Tiger, it is a semi-transparent layer that is invisible to the user unless activated by...

    Free Mac

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    SE-DesktopApps

    SE-DesktopApps is set of desktop tools that can help you in your daily routine and increase your productivity: explorer, desktop notes, media player, program launcher, clock with alarms and wallpaper changer. With SE-DesktopApps...

    Freemium Windows

    • Discontinued The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • AveDesk icon

    AveDesk

    AveDesk is a program that will give you the possibility to have icons on your desktop which could update themselves. Each icon of Avedesk is in fact a desklet, a little plug-in that can virtually do anything. A desklet can be just a...

    Free Windows

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  • Amnesty Generator icon

    Amnesty Generator

    Easily convert millions of web widgets, games and videos – designed to live on home pages, blogs or social network profiles – into gadgets for your Sidebar. If you like widgets on the web, you’ll love them on your Sidebar.

    Open Source Mac Windows

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  • myBoard icon

    myBoard

    myBoard is a Windows port of Mac OS X dashboard. It is an application for Windows operating systems, used for hosting mini-applications known as magnets.

    Open Source Windows

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  • Vista Rainbar icon

    Vista Rainbar

    Vista Rainbar is a Windows Sidebar clone for Rainmeter. Entirely free and easy for using, this sidebar, whose you can change the background between around ten choice, offers many gadgets such as clock, calendar, RSS feeds...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version, 4.3, was released on July 2008, but it is still downloadable.

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