Apps with 'Transparency' feature

  1. Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.
  2. Plasma is a cross-device work environment by the KDE Community where trust is put on the user's capacity to best define their own workflow and preferences.
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  3. Web- and IMAP-based email service. 2GB cost 1€/month. Information is hosted on encrypted hard drives. Electricity from renewable resources is used.
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  4. Recurring funding for groups. Accept money without creating a new bank account, and be fully transparent about where that money is going.
  5. MenuTools is a simple program that extends the basic functionality of the Windows system menu. Main features - Process priority - Window transparency - Always on top - Minimize to tray
  6. WikiSpooks is a global alternative encyclopedia on politics, spy craft, deep state intelligence, and conspiracies, free of corporate influence, partisan politics, or government propaganda for historians and truth-seekers to read, edit, and share.
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  7. A tool for creating, editing, and converting icons and bitmaps. Supports layers, supersampling, PNG optimization, Vista icon optimization, and more.

    Discontinued

    Last version was released in January 2009

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  8. LunaPic is an online photo editor that allows you to edit, crop, rotate and resize images, add effects to your photos, create slideshows, animation and collagesand convert video to gifs.
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  9. PuTTY Tray is an improved version of PuTTY. It features some cosmetic changes, and a number of addons to make it more useful and much more fun to use. Originally compiled by Barry Haanstra, now maintained by Chris West (Faux).
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  10. Taking screenshots with Shotty is so natural and easy, you just have to try it. Edit them in minimalistic editor and the upload them with one click. Focusing on simplicity and usability, this tool is probably the most intuitive screenshot utility out there.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0.2, released in 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  11. ImageAlpha is a GUI for pngnq and pngquant. It allows you to easily generate paletted PNG images with full alpha channel. These images are usually 40-60% smaller than 24-bit PNG, and still can have semitransparent colors.
  12. TrayIt! - minimize to the system icon tray any program (Outlook Express, Notepad, Word, Internet Explorer, Sunbird, Thunderbird, Opera, OpenOffice etc.) and get more room in the Taskbar!

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.6.5.5, released on June 2008, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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  13. Moo0 WindowMenuPlus lets you have extra useful menus in every windows "system window menu". Its the menu that you can access through right-clicking on any windows title bar or taskbar button.
  14. Image Overlay Utility is a small, easy-to-use program for graphic artists to overlay transparent, click-through images anywhere on screen!

    Discontinued

    Official website unavailable.

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    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Explorer
    PowerMenu is a small application that some extra menu items to the windows control menu in addition to the standard "Close", "Maximize", etc options. The extra menus are: Priority, Always On Top, Transparency and Minimize To Tray.

    Discontinued

    The app is no longer updated, but it can be still downloaded from the official website.

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