Over 30 million downloads our Windows Desktop Gadget for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 (since 2007). The Windows Desktop Gadgets are small applications run on the desktop. Some called Windows Sidebar, Desktop gadgets or windows gadgets. In Q4 2011, Microsoft no longer supports uploading new gadgets on Windows Desktop Gadgets gallery. Microsoft say want to focus on the exciting possibilities of the newest version of Windows 8. But that doesn't mean it can't work and you can't still get gadgets anymore. The most popular, most wanted and highest-rated gadgets are here. Until today we still build new gadgets and update. All our gadgets are 100% free for use.
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All CPU Meter is a most popular and most wanted gadget in our website and also in Microsoft desktop gadgets gallery. It will show your processor usage (up to 16 cores and 32 threads), Ram usage, CPU Frequency, name of the processor (Intel or AMD) and sound alert. For Flyout features it will show you many of info include processor, operating system, base board, bios and computer system.
Gadget Version: 4.6 Last updated: 23-Jan-2013
Network Meter is a most advance network desktop gadget for Windows. It will show your SSID (Service Set Identifier), signal quality, internal IP address, external IP address, blacklisted IP ratio, IP lookup with Google maps, speed test (check your internet speed), firewall check, upload speed, download speed, remaining (quota, usage and day), total of usage and whether your connection is secure or not secure. For Flyout features it will show all your network information.
Gadget Version: 9.5 Last updated: 23-Mar-2013
Weather Meter gadget cover up to 3 million worldwide cities and town locations including Hi Lo temperature of the day, feels like, humidity, visibility, pressure, wind speed, wind direction, cloud cover, precipitation, sunrise, sunset, day length, moonrise, moonset, moon phase and more.
Gadget Version: 1.3 Last updated: 18-May-2013 New! Version 1.2 and below will not function after 22-May-2013
Digital Clock has a few features that Microsoft Windows clock gadget doesn't have. There is include computer uptime, alarm and event countdown.
Gadget Version: 1.3 Last updated: 11-Jan-2013
Amazon Search gadget is simple and convenient gadget that allow you to search Amazon include 9 country.
Gadget Version: 1.1 Last updated: 15-May-2012
GPU Meter is very useful gadget that monitoring your GPU (graphics processing unit) or graphic card. It will show your GPU (vendor, model, clock speed, temperature, usage), memory (clock speed, usage), fan (speed, usage), shader clock speed, PCB temperature and Memory Controller. Note: If you select PC Meter method make sure run the PC Meter application in the background.
Gadget Version: 2.4 Last updated: 21-Jan-2013
Battery Meter is very useful gadget that monitoring your battery. It will display your computer (notebook or netbook) battery (status, percentage remaining, time remaining, current voltage, charge rate, discharge rate, current charge capacity and maximum charge capacity). For Flyout features it will show all your battery information.
Gadget Version: 2.2 Last updated: 16-Jan-2013
Drives Meter is very useful gadget that monitoring all your HHD (hybrid hard drive), SSD (solid-state drive) and flash drive. It will show your drive (used space, free space, disk space, read speed, write speed and percentage activity). For Flyout features it will show all your drive information.
Gadget Version: 4.3 Last updated: 15-May-2013
Earthquakes Meter is very famous gadget for Windows that monitoring earthquakes around the world. It will show you the earthquakes (magnitude, depth, location and time of event) in a few minutes.
Gadget Version: 2.2 Last updated: 18-Jan-2013
Control System is simple and easier to click shutdown, standby, restart, logoff or hibernate your computer from your Windows Gadgets.
Gadget Version: 2.0 Last updated: 6-Feb-2013
World Clock is similar to Microsoft Windows clock gadget but our clock has added digital clock, date, day and different country background.
Check out our new IP Search and with new features included time zone, local date, time of sunrise, time of sunset, postal code (US only), metro code (US only) and area code (US only). e.g. 220.127.116.11
We’re proud to inform our users that Softonic guarantee some of our windows desktop gadgets are virus free and scan with more than 30 antivirus engines.
Antivirus engines include Kaspersky, McAfee, Symantec, Avast, AVG, Avira, Eset, Panda, BitDefender, TrendMicro, Emsisoft, AhnLab, Quick Heal, ClamAV, Comodo, Dr. Web, Aladdin, CA, Frisk, F-Secure, Fortinet, G Data, Jiangmin, Microsoft, Norman, Prevx, Rising, Sophos, Sunbelt and VirusBuster.
Softpedia guarantees our Windows desktop gadgets is 100% CLEAN, which means it does not contain any form of malware, including spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors.