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Yahoo Widget Alternatives

Yahoo Widget is described as 'Choose from 1,000s of Widgets. Weather, Games, Web Cams, Time Savers and more' and is an app in the online services category. There are eight alternatives to Yahoo Widget for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is XWidget, which is free. Other great apps like Yahoo Widget are Winstep Xtreme, SE-DesktopApps, AveDesk and Amnesty Generator.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

Choose from 1,000s of Widgets. Weather, Games, Web Cams, Time Savers and more.

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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.

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  2. Winstep Xtreme icon

    Winstep Xtreme

    • Windows

    An integrated workspace environment, Winstep Xtreme is a powerful suite of desktop enhancement utilities that merge incredible usability and performance with breathtaking eye candy.

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  3. SE-DesktopApps icon

    SE-DesktopApps

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    SE-DesktopApps is set of desktop tools that can help you in your daily routine and increase your productivity: explorer, desktop notes, media player, program launcher, clock with alarms and wallpaper changer.

    Discontinued

    The company stopped development for its applications. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.

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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.

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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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    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.

    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.

    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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