Marisa Therezza, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / September 15, 2013
The software on this list will enable you to design and manage desktop widgets - a specialized graphical user interface (GUI) widget designed to run on a computer desktop in order the user can take control over simple utility functions such as clocks, calendars, etc.
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
Google Widget Editor helps you create widgets. It is designed for Windows. Features: - Module Preference editor - User Preference Editor - Require Lib Editor - Content Editor - Code Snippet Lib - Quick link to Google help files - Open/Save Project etc.
Microchip’s Graphics Display Designer X (GDD X) is an enhanced visual design tool that provides a quick and easy way of creating graphical user interface (GUI) screens for applications built on Microchip’s 16-bit and 32-bit MCUs. You can easily click and drop widget elements like buttons, sliders, meters and dialog boxes.
WidgetFX takes advantage of Sun's JavaFX client technology to create stunning user interfaces in a fraction of the time you would spend with traditional web technologies, while providing simple one-click deployment and powerful desktop integration. If you can dream of an application or design, WidgetFX makes it easy and enjoyable to develop.
Reallusion team has once again created magic out of their brain and ideas to support various media developers. The tool is called WidgetMe. WidgetMe can import different available templates which suites your need. WidgetMe allows users to amend the templates as per the needs as well. WidgetMe would allow users to add different buttons, layers and pages to make it as creative as possible.
XWidget is a great application for customizing your Windows desktop. Once you start this application you will notice a new icon in the system tray, in the bottom right corner of your taskbar. Double clicking the icon pops up a small gray bar that displays all installed widgets. From here you can select any widget that you would like to add to your desktop.