Alternatives to Conky for Windows with any license

  • Rainmeter

    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...

    • I thinks it is more like a desktop customize software that include some system monitor function, not mainly design as a system monitor, and it is definitely not a conky clone or any alternative. Guest • Jul 2019 • 2 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Conky does not customize Desktop, it is a system monitor, Rainmeter shows some info but it is designed to customize the user interface. Guest • Feb 2019 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This isn't a desktop monitoring tool Guest • Apr 2019 • 3 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Conky Is not a Desktop customisation platform, it is a system monitor. Guest • Oct 2017 • 25 agrees and 22 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • rain meter is more usable than conky Guest • Apr 2020 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

    Rainmeter icon
  • GKrellM

    GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors which supports applying themes to match its appearance to your window manager, Gtk, or any other theme.

    • I've used GKrellM for years in Linux. Very simple to set up and displays the info I like to keep an eye on. I didn't realise it's available on Windows too. Guest • Feb 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Works flawlessly out of the box, while being nice to look at as well. CeesTFeb 2019 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    GKrellM 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:...

    Freemium Windows Android Android Tablet Steam

    XWidget icon
  • BgInfo

    Windows utility that displays computer name, IP address, service pack version, and more.

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    BgInfo 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...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    AveDesk icon

    BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals. You can refer it as BGINFO for Linux, BGINFO for Unix...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows RT

    BGINFO4X icon
  • Know any more alternatives to Conky?

    Suggest an application to this list
  • WPInfo

    WPInfo displays system information on the Windows wallpaper. It works similarly to BGInfo from SysInternals but it adds a few unique features: - Picks the background...

    • Discontinued
      The last update to this software in GitHub was in 2015.

    Free Open Source Windows

    WPInfo icon
  • AlomWare 64

    AlomWare 64: See your PC's stats as a live C64 wallpaper! The best-selling computer of all time comes alive again on your PC! Lovingly made for all C64 fans...

    Commercial Windows

    AlomWare 64 icon




Show 7 less popular platforms