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World Time Clock
This program shows the time of five different timezones, with analog and digital clocks. Choose from a list of 150 countries and 400 cities or define up to 5 countries and cities of your own.
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TimeZone
The purpose of this program is to provide the user with a utility to find the local time in locations throughout the world.
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PCLoupe
PCLoupe is a display utility that shows a magnified image of the area around your mousepointer. Great for graphic artists or the visual impaired.
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Taskix
Rearrange Taskbar items using this super-small app.
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WinSplit Revolution
WinSplit Revolution is a small utility which allows you to easily organize your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them to make the best use of your desktop real estate.
WinSplit is especially useful for high-end LCD screens with high resolutions because it helps you to efficiently manage many active windows. As you can see on the screenshot on the right, the advantages of using WinSplit is that it saves you from having to drag and drop windows by allowing you to snap windows into specific tiled configurations using simple keyboard hotkeys.
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ClickOff
Are you sure you want to exit? Yes, I'm sure. I sure as heck wouldn't have clicked 'Close' if I wanted the program to stay open. We've all seen those annoying 'Are You Sure?' prompts. Well, this thing helps get rid of 'em. That's right, they will bother you no longer. Just get ClickOff and select which program windows and dialogs you never want to see again. With it, you can also close browser pop-up windows, as well as automatically minimize and maximize 'em.
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X'nBeep
X'nBeep is a digital alarm clock for Windows XP only! Widget, Clock, Beeper, your desktop will enjoy this little software!
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Dimension 4
Simply put, Dimension 4 is the fastest and easiest way to synchronize your PC's clock for Windows-based operating systems. Once Dimension 4 is installed, you'll most likely forget that it's even running. It's that automatic. Dimension 4 will monitor your Internet connection and automatically adjust your PC's clock when you're online at an interval you specify.
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DesktopZoom
A zoom/magnify program with lots of options: zoom around the mouse, zoom a fixed window, zoom the entire desktop, use the mouse inside the zoomed window, etc.
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WatchCat
WatchCat 2.0 (last freeware version) uses a menu to keep track of programs you are running, letting you hide any running application from view. Application windows that are hidden by WatchCat not only disappear from your Windows desktop but also disappear from the Taskbar and from the list of running tasks displayed by ALT-TAB. To hide or unhide any application, simply right-click on WatchCat's System Tray icon and select an application from the menu that appears; applications that appear on the bottom of the menu are ones that are currently hidden.
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Serious Samurize
Samurize is the popular advanced system monitoring and desktop enhancement engine for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003. IT professionals, overclockers, gamers and desktop modders alike use Samurize for system information, weather reports, news headlines and much much more. And best of all, Samurize is 100% free!
Samurize's rich feature set includes:
- an unrivalled set of built-in meters (Disk utilization, CPU usage, network traffic, system temperatures...)
- ultimate customizing and skinning possibilities with no programming knowledge required
- monitoring your own computer or others over a network
- tiny memory footprint and CPU usage
- the first system monitoring tool with a true WYSIWYG editor
- full extensibility via scripts and plugins with a powerful plugin SDK/API
- minimal software requirements (no .NET or Service Packs necessary)
- multimonitor support
- many usage options (desktop, taskbar and clock clients, server outputting to XML or image formats, screensaver)
Samurize: The Only Limit Is Your Imagination.
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TaskSwitchXP
TaskSwitchXP provides the same functionality as the existing application switching mechanism in Windows XP/2003 today. When the hotkey combination Alt + Tab (or Alt + Shift + Tab) is pressed, TaskSwitchXP generates the list of open windows in which the end user is working. This list of open windows is presented as a group of icons, with one outlined by a selection rectangle. As the end user continues to hold the Alt key and presses the Tab key, the selection rectangle moves to the next (previous) icon. The selected icon represents the application that Windows will bring to the foreground once the Alt key is released. In addition to displaying an icon list, however, TaskSwitchXP show also a thumbnail preview of the window that will be switched to.
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WinTray
When the taskbar is clogged with multiple buttons for all those open windows, WinTray can be used to hide them as system tray icons, saving space. Easy access is provided to the hidden windows through hotkeys or their system tray icon (or both).
WinTray can even be set to apply hotkeys and/or system tray icons when it starts up. Use WinTray to save you space and to hide windows from view when they're not needed. You will need Visual Basic 6 Runtime files in order to run this program.
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