Countdown! Vista Gadget 1.00

A lightweight Vista gadget that places a small countdown timer on your screen, while offering the possibility to pick a background color and image, enable sound notifications, and insert text messages
Countdown! Vista Gadget is a lightweight Vista gadget able to enhance your desktop activity by placing a small countdown timer on your screen. It comes in handy whenever you need to measure how much time you spend doing different activities

The program sports a clean and intuitive layout that offers quick access to only a few configuration settings to tinker with.

Basically, it’s extremely easy to work with this gadget, as you only need to specify the time and the application automatically displays the value in the primary pane.

What’s more, you can choose a background color or image, provided that the file format is GIF, JPEG, or PNG, add text messages, customize the font color, and play sound notifications.

Other options give you the possibility to make the gadget remain on top of other utilities, move it to any area of the screen, as well as pick the opacity level.

As it would be expected from such a small utility, it manages to remain light on the system resources, so it doesn’t burden the overall performance of the computer, nor interfere with other programs’ functionality.

Since it doesn’t require much computer knowledge to work with Countdown! Vista Gadget, even less experienced users can master this tool with just a few clicks.

To sum things up, Countdown! Vista Gadget offers a simple solution when it comes to animating your desktop activity by placing a small countdown timer on your screen. It can be configured and installed by all types of users, regardless of their experience level.

Reviewed by , last updated on September 5th, 2013

file size:
250 KB
developed by:
Matt Lunn
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operating system(s):
Windows Vista / 7 / 7 64 bit
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Countdown! Vista Gadget - With the help of this simple gadget you will be able to view a countdown timer directly on your desktop.Countdown! Vista Gadget - For the countdown to start the user must enter the date (day, month, year) and the hour.Countdown! Vista Gadget - From the Background tab you can place an image as background or select a color provided by the software.Countdown! Vista Gadget - Users can easily customize the looks of the gadget by changing the title and countdown font color.Countdown! Vista Gadget - From the Values tab you can set the Title and the Date Reached Message.

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Countdown! Vista Gadget is a simple gadget that offers users a handy countdown timer directly on their desktop.The use...

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