Best Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets Collection
If you are using Windows Vista you must be using its sidebar, its useful in many ways I am using sidebar from the first day I installed vista on my home machine I used stock sidebar gadgets for a long time then I got bored watching them again and again searched for something new and found many new useful gadgets which today I am gona share with my readers they are total of 7, best of all is that they all look beautiful and enough for a regular pc user.
SD Sidebar Clock: Download
I am going to start with clock which is on top of my sidebar, Sd sidebar clock is best replacement for stock sidebar clock it looks more than cool and have many more to show than a clock, it tells you time like normal clocks but at its background there is date, year, day, month mentioned and time in digital format cool haaaan
Multi Meter: Download
I have a dual core processor and I always prefer monitoring how my processor is working and when it is working it help understanding if any app is taking my processor resources in background same for ram usage, so I found a very good sidebar gadget which supports dual core and looks very good too however you can customize its looks like you want many text and bar colors are available in the options, a little tiny cute thing but very useful.
Drive Info: Download
A very useful sidebar gadget works very good with my hard drives, Drive Info let you put your HDD drives into sidebar for easy access along with a shortcut it shows usage bar which let you see how much space left in the partition. You can see left space in percentage and in gb’s you can select from many background colors in options and assign drive for shortcut. You have to put this gadget multiple times in sidebar if you are using more than one drive.
Up time: Download
This gadget shows uptime of your machine, total time from when your computer is running on, in days to hours to minutes to seconds a nice looking gadget and very useful too when your computer is running from a long time and you want to see how much time was that actually.
Now Playing: Download
Now playing is a cool gadget that shows album art of the song that’s currently playing in the side bar when player is minimized or in the tray and supports many famous media players, when you activate this gadget it shows which player to choose, when you choose one only album art pictures shows on the sidebar which sounds good.
Winamp Remote: Download
One of my favorite sidebar gadget from the list, it is so much much useful when you use winamp and you drag all thousand songs into your winamp playlist and juggle them a lot so this gadget help you doing all this rite from your sidebar without maximizing winamp and do the stuff, it shows song name when song is playing and launch winamp when click one time on it also let you control volume and song seeking. You can choose from 2 skins for gadget winamp modern and classic. This gadget also works with KM player.
Installation: extract zip then open install32.bat for 32bit vista and install64.bat for 64bit vista.
Vista Calculator: Download
Do you play with numbers? If yes vista calculator is for you its simple and easy to use calculator for sidebar, when you do normal calculation eventually you have to open calculator or use your brain lol.. but this is an alternative its calculator on your desktop. When you dis attach it from sidebar it show more calculating options but when intact its simple enough to do regular addition, subtraction, division, multiplication more it looks cool and more geeky