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KDE Plasma Workspaces Alternatives

KDE Plasma Workspaces is described as 'Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE. Plasma separates components into "data engines" and their visualization counterparts' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to KDE Plasma Workspaces for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is XWidget, which is free. Other great apps like KDE Plasma Workspaces are BgInfo, AveDesk, Amnesty Generator and 8GadgetPack.

KDE Plasma Workspaces alternatives are mainly System Information Utilities but may also be Desktop Customization Tools or Personal Information Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KDE Plasma Workspaces.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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    XWidget

    • 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.

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

    BgInfo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    How many times have you walked up to a system in your office and needed to click through several diagnostic windows to remind yourself of important aspects of its configuration, such as its name, IP address, or operating system version If you manage multiple computers you...

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    AveDesk

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableAveDesk is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Amnesty Generator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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    8GadgetPack

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    8GadgetPack makes it possible to use gadgets on Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10.

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  6. Nerdtool allows you to display many things directly on top of your desktop; weather reports, headline news, and system vitals are just a few uses.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableNerdtool is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Discontinued

    Still works, but hasn't been updated in about ten years.

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    myBoard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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    macOS Dashboard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    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 clicking its icon in the Dock.

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    Discontinued

    Discontinued since macOS Catalina.

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    gDesklets

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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    BGINFO4X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S

    BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals.

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    Discontinued

    last post or update 2014

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