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Wanted to share this Win Customization tool. Its cool and lightweight.

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This is what it says on the website. BTW the name is Rainmeter. :queen:

 

Rainmeter displays customizable skins, like memory and battery power, RSS feeds and weather forecasts, right on your desktop. Many skins are even functional: they can record your notes and to-do lists, launch your favorite applications, and control your media player - all in a clean, unobtrusive interface that you can rearrange and customize to your liking. Rainmeter is at once an application and a toolkit. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.

 

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Here is my one.

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My memory usage is just 16 MB at full load. :D Use it and post your skins too.

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Does it load down your computer at all?

Agreed, need to know this. Lots of those "look cool" desktop extendors are serious load hogs.

 

Atmost it needed 15Mb in my Laptop with win 7-64bit with 4 Gb ram. This is the best of its class and the most lightweight tool I have ever used , And this is a totally unbiased review. Try it and see. This is totally free and open source.

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I have tried it earlier this year and I was impressed at first but it slowed down my system lately so I have to give up the looks to get better performance. Really nice visual customization software though. Just needs a lot of RAM.

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Looks like it is not for me since my computer is a bit old. Still it doesn't hurt to give it a try and see if it actually improves my productivity. Thanks for the link.

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Yeah, it's for Windows, and works from at least XP all the way through 8.

 

As for it being a memory hog, I don't know where people get that idea. With any of the default or recommended skin packs, I've never seen it eat more than 40MB or so of RAM. I've used it without problems on machines with 1GB or 2GB or RAM.

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I am now on Linux. I will have to boot up my Windows 8. Just for trying out though because I like to keep my Windows as bare as possible to run World of Warcraft at the best possible speed. That's the downside of using an old machine.

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Yeah, it's for Windows, and works from at least XP all the way through 8.

 

As for it being a memory hog, I don't know where people get that idea. With any of the default or recommended skin packs, I've never seen it eat more than 40MB or so of RAM. I've used it without problems on machines with 1GB or 2GB or RAM.

 

So basically this will replace my desktop? D: How will I change it back?

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So basically this will replace my desktop? D: How will I change it back?

It isn't a replacement, more of a different theme/look. You can change it back in the themes I presume, or simply uninstalling the application from Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features.

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These things always seem to eat my resources, and Im quite picky with my resources LOL. Looks very cool though m8 :)

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It isn't a replacement, more of a different theme/look. You can change it back in the themes I presume, or simply uninstalling the application from Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features.

 

Alright you got me convinced xD Downloading now. Will let you know how I think about it.

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