Yahoo Widget Engine is a customized toolbar for managing standalone applications and has a revamped look. The application allows adding small application which offers variety of features, system functionalities and content. There are some default widgets such as Yahoo mail manager, weather forecaster, calendar, signal checker, iTunes remote, Wi-Fi signal checker and other utility applications. The actual value of application can be evaluated on the basis of quality of developed widgets, ease of use and platform. It also provides tour to the basic widgets with examples. The addition and removal of widgets are very simple and new widget dock comes with personalization options. Most of the widgets have tweaks like skinning options. Yahoo Widget Engine is pioneer in widget application management software and widgets can be selected, installed and store in very easy manner. The improvement in application includes helpful configuration button, Windows menu access and mouse over options. The application get automatically in the start-up programs. It is a useful application for users and help in downloading any standalone application for regular web activities, system information and other features of widgets.
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Yahoo Widget Engine saves a lot of time of users and bring updated features right at the desktop of users. The application has wide range of desktop widgets and most of them are available online. It is one of the major desktop widget platform which works on Windows and Mac OS. The main features of application are:
- Saves time with live updated on desktop
- Favourite information comes to the user automatically
- At a glance view available for widgets in line
- Personalized updated
- Neat and structured organization of widgets
- Wide array of widgets i.e., over 4,000 widgets.
- Wide variety of widgets
- Floating widgets which do not intrude on desktop
- Customized functionalities for widgets
- Requires lot of system resources for running individual widgets within the application
Yahoo Widget Engine is a runtime engine for Windows and Mac OS which let the users run small files and standalone applications and use them efficiently. It can be any widget such as alarm clocks, Wi-Fi signal checker, stock updated, local weather, calculators and other utilities. Yahoo Widget allows to build excellent utilities in their widgets including videos on the desktop. Also, it is enabled with new interactive features built in the widgets such as movie clips, games, etc. The detailed security information can also be gained about capabilities of widgets before running the widgets.
The updated version of Yahoo Widget Engine has added HTM support and included the standards effects such as transparency, rotation, etc. within the application. The local HTML can access the functionalities for better security. The support of Flash is also provided to the application. The application has also enhanced the security block in updated version for specifications of widget operations such as internet access, file system access in detail and this information will be displayed to end user in the dialog box when the widget will run at first time. Minor bug fixes are also resolved in the updated version.