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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.

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  2. TickTick icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Pebble
    • Apple Watch
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    • Firefox
    178 alternatives to TickTick 

    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.

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    1.  Calendar ViewTickTick has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    2.  Recurring TasksTickTick supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    3.  Calendar IntegrationTickTick lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    4.  RemindersTickTick allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    5.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in TickTick to stay focused and productive.
    6.  SubtasksTickTick allows you to create and manage tasks inside of a parent-main task.
    7.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    8.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within TickTick using IFTTT.
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  3. Fluid icon
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    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?

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  4. XWidget icon
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Steam
    21 alternatives to 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/

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    1.  LightweightXWidget consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableXWidget can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. 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

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    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.Org Foundation is the educational non-profit corporation whose Board serves this effort, and whose Members...

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  7. 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.

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  8. AveDesk icon
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    14 alternatives to 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.

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    • Linux
    • river (Wayland compositor)
    • Sway
    • Wayland
    2 alternatives to Waybar 

    Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors.

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  9. 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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  10. gDesklets is an architecture for "desklets", which are tiny applets sitting on your desktop in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.36.3, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from Launchpad

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  11. GMDesk icon
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe AIR
    35 alternatives to GMDesk 

    GMDesk is an application that lets you run Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Maps as a stand-alone application to do all your mail handling, calendar event reading etc with. No need to open it up in a web browser, or have it clutter your workspace.

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    Discontinued

    Last version, 1.01, was released on March 2009, but it is still downloadable and usable.

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  12. InfoPanel icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
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    It is a screenlet widget which allows you to display the phase of moon, holiday first names, weather of the three places, course, stock, CPU load, multi CPU/core load, CPU frequency, GPU information and temp (nVidia), memory load, network usage, network statistic, RSS, disks...

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    Discontinued

    Support has ended.

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  13. WebRunner icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    4 alternatives to WebRunner 

    Webrunner was a Prism reimplementation and enhancement.

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    Discontinued

    The project has been discontinued.

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  14. Living and dancing lovely girl “Miss Fish” on your desktop! She will always be with you, even while playing game or browsing the web.

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