Übersicht Alternatives

    Übersicht is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to Übersicht for Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Übersicht are Conky (Free, Open Source), GeekTool (Free), Desktop Info (Free) and Nerdtool (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 14, 2021

    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. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any kind of information on your desktop. Originally a fork of Torsmo, Conkys torsmo-based code is BSD licensed. New code in Conky has been licensed under the GPL 3.0.
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    3. GeekTool is an application for Mac OS 10.6+. It lets you display various kinds of information on your desktop via 3 default plug-ins: * File plugin to monitor MacOS X activity * Shell mode to launch custom scripts or commands * Image mode.

      Discontinued

      The program is reportedly still working, but latest version, 3.3.1, was released in October 2016. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. This little application displays system information on your desktop in a similar way to some other desktop information tools. Unlike others, this application looks like wallpaper but stays resident in memory and continues to update the display in real time.
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    5. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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    6. It's a little something we made to make Windows customization easier. ScreenStyler has an intuitive UI and combines several apps and resources for fast, awesome results.
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