Helps improve the life of your laptop battery
If you wish to take better care of your laptop battery, use this software with confidence. This simple tool allows you to monitor your laptop battery and properly configure it, so that it lasts longer. By tracking the discharge cycles, it enables you to keep your battery calibrated, thus prolonging its life considerably.
View thorough details and choose a power plan
After a quick and stress-free installation process, the application places an icon in the system tray. Right-clicking allows you to instantly change the power plan you currently use, to others such as Balanced, High Performance, or Power Saver.
The main window of BatteryCare displays several details of your laptop's battery (current capacity, remaining time, status), or more detailed information (model, designed capacity, total capacity, current capacity, wear level, and others).
Maximized efficiency and minimum energy consumption
Advanced options can be adjusted from the Settings window, where you can set BatteryCare to disable Aero and the Sidebar when the laptop is running on battery, or even to pause high energy consumption services to increase battery life.
The Notifications section allows you to set up BatteryCare to recommend you battery calibration after a given number of discharge cycles, notify you when the battery is low or when it is critical (at a specific remaining capacity). It should be mentioned that these notifications are not connected to the ones issued by Windows.
In addition to all of these, power plans can be configured to be automatically selected depending on the current energy source. Other settings allow you to run the application in Administrator mode or to tweak the usage statistics.
To sum up
All in all, BatteryCare acts as a companion for you laptop battery. It performs real-time monitoring of its status and health, thus adding to its life. There isn't always an outlet around for emergency use, so stay on the safe side by taking care of your battery with this application.
Reviewed by Elena Opris on July 11th, 2014
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- New feature: In the settings panel it's now possible to reset all battery stats, useful when acquiring a new battery.
- Miscellaneous code bug fixing.
Application descriptionBatteryCare is a software created to optimize the usage and performance of the modern laptop's battery. It monitors th...
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