Alternatives to Windows Sidebar for all platforms with any license

  • Pokki

    Pokki puts web-connected apps in your taskbar, so they're always only one click away. Welcome to the modern desktop.

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Social pages are not updated since 2014. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • GiMeSpace QuickMenu

    A simple and fast task launcher and switcher. Press a custom assigned mouse/keyboard key, the menu pops up at the place of the mouse cursor, move to the desired task...

    • Windows sidebar allows user to display various information on desktop through "widgets", QuickMenu is an alternative way to switch/start programs. Guest • Oct 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • 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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  • Cubiez

    Cubiez takes what you love the most about your mobile phones and brings it to your computer: instant access to your favorite content and apps. Seamless - Provides a...

    • Discontinued Homepage not available.

    Free Windows

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  • Vista Rainbar

    Vista Rainbar is a Windows Sidebar clone for Rainmeter. Entirely free and easy for using, this sidebar, whose you can change the background between around ten...

    • Discontinued Last version, 4.3, was released on July 2008, but it is still downloadable.

    Free Windows

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