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Productivity - Desktop Accessories (15)

PointerStick v3.66 Updated

billon on 4 Aug 2019
  • 825KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 4 Aug 2019
  • Suggested by Checker

PointerStick modifies the mouse arrow to appear as a virtual pointer stick. This is helpful for presentations to highlight content and the size, shape and other details of the pointer can be customized.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create blank text file and name it PointerStick.ini
  3. Launch PointerStick.exe or PointerStick_x64.exe
What's new?
Latest comments
Daneel on 2012-07-03 18:26

But my arrow doesn't disappear with the stick.
It is possible to have the stick without original pointer with some effect for every cursor? Like normal, text, link cursor etc.

rogerthedodger on 2012-10-27 02:51

Yes agreed would be more useable if the original arrow was to disappear whilst the stick was on show. I do however like software by this guy, and couldnt live without "always mouse wheel" which is what microsoft should have originally had.

MIKLO on 2016-08-23 14:35

Since I don't see as good as I once did (old eyes)I'm always interested in a way to make a pointer BIGGER. Thanks.
MIKLO

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Desktop Info v1.18.0 Updated

billon on 28 Jul 2019
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 27 Jul 2019
  • Suggested by I am Bass

Desktop Info 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. Uses very little memory and nearly zero CPU. Perfect for quick identification and walk-by monitoring of production or test server farms. Everything is customisable including language.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch DesktopInfo.exe.
What's new? See:
https://www.glenn.delahoy.com/category/desktop-info/
Latest comments
__philippe on 2018-11-06 11:03

Desktop Info v1.10.1
Nice enough looking gizmo at first,
but accessing the right-click context menu settings under WinXP works haphazardly at best,
and most often starts a blinking epilepsy.
Only way to exit then is from Task Manager three-finger salute process kill...:-(

Anyone else experiencing this puzzling behaviour ?

billon on 2018-11-06 17:00

@__philippe:

Same here

__philippe on 2018-11-07 08:22

@billon: Thanks for checking
Just dropped a note on developer's blog; we'll' see...

https://www.glenn.delahoy.com/forums/forum/desktop-info/

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PicPick v5.0.6 Updated

billon on 30 Jul 2019
  • 30MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 30 Jul 2019
  • Suggested by Cornflower

PicPick is a versatile all-in-one tool for images on the desktop. Includes a powerful screen capture tool, editor, color picker and palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and more. Can upload images automatically to FTP, Facebook, Twitter, default e-mail program, or send to installed Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint).

Alternatively, PicPick Portable is stealth and automatically adjusts paths.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Leaves picpick in APPDATA, Cloud Explorer in LOCALAPPDATA, and picpick in ALLUSERSAPPDATA.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use. Note that without a blank picpick.ini file, the program will offer optional installation of the Bing toolbar.
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Create a blank file called picpick.ini in the same folder. Launch picpick.exe.

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files.
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX
What's new?
  • Added Close All on the tab popup menu.
  • Fixed an issue that application menu is disabled.
Latest comments
fullbug on 2015-09-24 01:32

Love this program, thanx!

dmocha on 2016-12-10 17:51

A new url for portable version
http://ngwin.com/picpick/download_portable_start

smaragdus on 2018-06-26 16:25

The GUI is ruined in version 5.0.0, last usable version- 4.2.8.

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ClickMonitorDDC v7.0 New

webfork on 20 Jul 2019
  • 619KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Jul 2019
  • Suggested by Midas

ClickMonitorDDC enables easy controls to adjust monitor brightness, contrast and colors, as well as audio volume. The program supports color profiles, rotation, monitor inputs, and dim, reset, and power off/on monitor. The program can also differentiate between monitor speaker volume and system volume, rotate display and more.

Note that some functions require an up-to-date graphics driver. Supports command-line functionality.

Category:
System Requirements: Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the "Portable Version" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch ClickMonitorDDC_X_X.exe
  3. Right click on the tray icon, select Settings
  4. Uncheck both LogOnAutoRun and Save settings in C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\ClickMonitorDDC\ClickMonitorDC.xml
Similar/alternative apps: ControlMyMonitor
What's new? See:
https://clickmonitorddc.bplaced.net/

12-Ants v4.01 Updated

billon on 14 Jul 2019
  • 222KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Jul 2019
  • Suggested by joby_toss

12-Ants or more for your desktop. Itching is not excluded. Watching the little rascals and have fun.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch 12-Ants_p.exe or 12-Ants_x64_p.exe (for 64-bit OS).
What's new? Complete revision of 12-Ants:
  • Much more ants.
  • The ant size can be changed.
  • Improvements in the evaluation algorithm of the ants.
  • New rendering engine.
Latest comments
mrpink on 2011-12-11 20:21

I know. I thought you guys might have a trick to make it stealth

joby_toss on 2011-12-12 05:26

@mrpink: you could use JauntePE to take care of those registry keys; or some other wrapper.

mrpink on 2011-12-19 13:27

There's two more from the same site (didn't bother to look at the main page), cockroach and ladybug lol. David Pi has made a launcher for all 3 of them

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