Download Dashboard Widget - Best Software & Apps

  • iStat Menus

    4.10

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Monitor your Mac processes from the Menu bar

    7
    50 votes
    • PROS: Tasteful and discreet, Monitors absolutely everything, Elegant control panel makes it easy to activate monitoring
    • CONS: Makes Menu Bar a bit cluttered, Some of the info isn't much use for most users
  • V

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    V - Free to play brain challenge game

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Free to play game with optional donations, Very addictive 'one more try' gameplay
    • CONS: Very focused game with nothing else to offer, May be unplayable for those with colour blindness
  • Watcher

    1.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Control the changes that take place on your PC

    7
    4 votes
    • Sudoku Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Popular Sudoku widget for your dashboard

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: 4 languages and 20 grids to choose from, Elegant interface
      • CONS: Can't add more grids
    • Torrent.search Widget

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Search for torrents from your dashboard

      7
      13 votes
      • PROS: Checks 27 different sites at once, Allows you to filter sites
      • CONS: Not clear how it selects which torrent site to download from, No way to "select all" torrent sites
    • Mac Man Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Play Pacman on your dashboard

      6
      4 votes
      • PROS: Authentic clone of Pacman, Play it on your dashboard
      • CONS: Can be unstable when entering high scores
    • Windows Live Messenger Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Messenger for Mac on your Dashboard

      5
      6 votes
      • PROS: Works with Hotmail and MSN domains, Lightweight
      • CONS: Interface is very poor, Lacks many standard features
    • BBC Radio Widget

      4.02

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      BBC Radio delivered to your Dashboard

      3
      3 votes
      • PROS: Covers all BBC radio stations, Easy to use, Connections are quick, Timetable pop-out
      • CONS: Some stations mixed-up, Some stations don't load, Widget is a bit too small
    • freeComics Widget

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Dilbert, Peanuts and more delivered to your dashboard

      5
      2 votes
      • PROS: Features all the big Cartoon strip names, 150 different cartoon strip authors to choose from, Easy to use
      • CONS: Slow to respond
    • Wikipedia Widget

      0.9.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Access Wikipedia from your Dashboard

      9
      3 votes
      • PROS: Shows pictures and links, Compatible with any language, Edit wikipedia articles
      • CONS: Can feel cluttered, Memory usage
    • Logos Bible Widget

      2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Search Bible verses from your dashboard.

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Searches quickly , Searches entire Bible for verses
      • CONS: Doesn't search by keyword - only verses, Only allows you to switch between two editions
    • Facebook Dashboard Widget

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Notifications on your desktop

      3
      5 votes
      • PROS: Real time updates, Customizable
      • CONS: Limited to notifications, Can distract you
    • WorldRadio Widget

      Beta 2 1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Listen to the radio from your Dashboard

      3
      1 vote
      • PROS: Save ten radio streams, Divide by country
      • CONS: Doesn't come with preset radios
    • Sudoku Widget

      1.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The world famous Sudoku hits your Dashboard

      7
      6 votes
      • Aquarium Widget

        0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Bring an aquarium to your dashboard

        0
        3 votes
        • PROS: Lightweight aquarium, Reasonably realistic, Ambient sounds
        • CONS: Not very varied
      • iStocks Widget

        0.3.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        International quotes on your Dashboard

        6
        11 votes
        • PROS: Clear display, Sort and reorder your symbols
        • CONS: Very similar to Apple Stocks widget, Options, futures and bonds not supported
      • iStat

        Varies with device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        Flexible Software to Monitor the Performance of Personal Computers

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Each application is designed around a very unique function, Windows and Mac operating systems are supported within this bundle
        • CONS: The demonstration version does not provide access to all features, Not intended to be used with older operating systems
      • Starry Night Widget

        1.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Watch the constellations on your Dashboard

        6
        12 votes
        • Padlock Widget

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Lock your Mac from your Dashboard

          10
          2 votes
          • PROS: Five colors to pick from, Double click and lock
          • CONS: Basic features
        • MyTube Widget

          1.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          View YouTube content on your Dashboard

          7
          11 votes
          • PROS: Loads of features to browse and search videos, View in widget or browser, Export to iTunes
          • CONS: Skips too quickly down video lists
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