Alternatives to Rainmeter for all platforms with any license

  • RainWallpaper

    RainWallpaper is a powerful live wallpaper engine that allows you to use various types of customizable animated wallpapers on your Windows desktop.

    Commercial Windows

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  • WinBar

    WinBar is a free and compact program that lets you monitor your system and provides easy access to frequently used controls. WinBar will run on Windows 2000 and newer...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Cysboard

    Cysboard - A lightweight system monitor similar to conky with html and css for themes

    Free Linux

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  • gDesklets

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

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated since 2011 and the official website is no longer available. The unofficial website http://gdesklets.info/archive/ maintains an archive of new and old desklets.
  • Free Desktop Widget Toolbox

    Download a multi widget toolbox. Use an elegant and clean display with one-click access. Use widgets, including Countdown Timer, Logbook Calculator, Month view Calendar...

    Free Windows

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    MiniUsage displays various data like CPU usage, amount of network flow, battery status and process names which uses much CPU time in a menubar. It takes little space and...

    Free Mac

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.0.0, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website, but it doesn’t work on macOS 10.13
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    Theme Widgets has eight small apps that run on your PC desktop. The apps cover different tasks such as: clock, calculator, weather, notes, calendar, timer, stopwatch and...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Website unavailable.
  • 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

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  • weebp

    free and open-source wallpaper engine, set any window as your wallpaper.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • WinDynamicDesktop

    This app ports the Dynamic Desktop feature from macOS Mojave to Windows 10. It uses your location to get the times of sunrise and sunset each day, and rotates through...

    Free Open Source Windows

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Rainmeter Comments

Comment by shareAPPS
about Rainmeter · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

BUT WHY THERE ISNT A VERSION FOR LINUX WHY WHY

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maybe you can ask their permission to develop linux version :D

I really hope someone makes a Linux version someday.

Comment by jdehnert
about Rainmeter · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It's really to bad that they don't have a version of Rainmeter for the Mac. It's such an excellent concept. I believe that Mac users would really embrace this app. It would be a real asset to anyone who used it. Unfortunately, the developers don't seem to have any interest in supporting it on the Mac, and as far as I know no one has stepped up to the place to try and create a Mac fork of the project. The alternatives available to the Mac that are commonly sited don't really offer the depth and breadth of configurability that Rainmeter does.

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Comment by uebermensch
about Rainmeter · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Looks nice but presumably causes crash of my win xp explorer. Also, handling of settings etc. could be more handy.

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Comment by Aerialsky
about Rainmeter · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Long life Rainmeter! ^0^

Too much awesome, useful & innovative skin available by community ^^

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