Apps with 'Desktop Widget' feature

  1. Rainmeter allows you to display customizable skins on your desktop, from hardware usage meters to fully functional audio visualizers. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.
  2. TickTick is a simple and effective to-do list and task manager app which helps you make schedule, manage time, remind about deadlines and organize life at home, work and everywhere else.


  3. Are you a Gmail, Facebook, Basecamp or Pandora fanatic? Do you have 20 or more browser tabs open at all times? Are you tired of some random site or ad crashing your browser and causing you to lose data in other tabs?
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Steam
    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/
  4. Übersicht lets you run system commands and display their output on your desktop in little containers, called widgets. Widgets are written using HTML5, which means they - are easy to write and customize - can show data in tables, charts, graphs ...
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  5. The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in conjunction with the freedesktop.org community. The X.
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  6. Websites have become incredibly powerful tools, often more powerful than traditional desktop apps. However, despite their usefulness, they still live as tabs in our cluttered web browsers and aren’t given all of the benefits of native desktop apps. That is, until now.
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  7. Screenlets are small owner-drawn applications (written in Python) that can be described as "the virtual representation of things lying/standing around on your desk". Sticknotes, clocks, rulers, ... the possibilities are endless.
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