Download Dashboard Widget - Best Software & Apps

  • iStat Menus

    4.10

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Monitor your Mac processes from the Menu bar

    7
    49 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

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
    • Tumblr widget

      2.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Tumblr microblogging on your Dashboard

      3
      1 vote
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • iStocks Widget

        0.3.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        International quotes on your Dashboard

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

        1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Access RSS feeds from NASA via Dashboard

        -
        No votes yet
        • 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
        • 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
        • Starry Night Widget

          1.3.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Watch the constellations on your Dashboard

          6
          12 votes
          • 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
          • 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
          • k-notes widget

            2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Sticky notes for your dashboard

            3
            11 votes
            • PROS: More flexible than Apple's Stickies widget, Allows unlimited notes
            • CONS: Can clutter your dashboard very quickly, Deleting them should be easier
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