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    WPInfo Alternatives

    WPInfo is described as 'displays system information on the Windows wallpaper. It works similarly to BGInfo from SysInternals but it adds a few unique features:' and is a System Information Utility in the OS & Utilities category. There are seven alternatives to WPInfo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Rainmeter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WPInfo are Conky (Free, Open Source), Desktop Info (Free), BgInfo (Free) and Nerdtool (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    WPInfo displays system information on the Windows wallpaper. It works similarly to BGInfo from SysInternals but it adds a...
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    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.
    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.


    3. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
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      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...
    4. 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.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
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      BGINFO for X, also called BGINFO4X, is a clone of the popular program BGINFO for Windows created by Sysinternals.

      Discontinued

      last post or update 2014

    5. 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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