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AveDesk v1.4

webfork on 3 Apr 2020
  • 8MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Jan 2008
  • Suggested by iMartyr

AveDesk is a program that will give you the ability to have icons on your desktop that update themselves. Each icon is in fact a "desklet," or a plug-in that can provide a variety of functions. A desklet can be just a regular shortcut, a mail checker, a calendar, a clock, etc. depending on the desklets programmer.

Features a wealth of customization options for displaying desklets.

Runs on:Win2K / WinXP / Vista
Writes settings to: Application Folder
Dependencies: Pre-WinXP systems will need GDIPLUS.DLL in the application folder.
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Open the file settings_overrides.ini in a text editor
  3. Remove the semicolon (";") in front of the lines NoFileAssociations=true and NoMultipleUserAwareness=true and save
  4. Launch AveDesk.exe
What's new?
  • Better support for mini-applications / widgets / desklet.
  • Several feature-rich new desklets.
  • Hardware accelerated flip and closing effects.
  • New user-interface.
  • Big architecture changes.
  • Unique library of skinned, alpha-blended controls.
  • New scriptable desklet: AveScripter.
  • MultiMonitor Support.
  • Use powerful desklets/widgets.
  • Unique Control Panel for managing desklets.
  • Desklets are skin able.
  • ShowCase adds an extra level on top of your desktop.
  • Windows Vista support.
Latest comments
smaragdus on 2015-09-11 02:56

AveDesk has a new web-site -
and it seems that the latest version is 1.4 as Emka has mentioned above.

Checker on 2015-09-11 15:59

@Emka/smaragdus: Thanks ... and updated ;)

Midas on 2015-09-11 16:48

AveDesk v1.4 seems to be buggy on modern Windows -- see the dedicated forum at ...

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