BuienRadar

BuienRadar

Editors' Rating:
1
Terrible
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.2
File Size:
224.38KB
Date Added:
April 28, 2011
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
1,584
Downloads Last Week:
5
Additional Requirements:
Firefox 3.6 - 4.0

Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.

Editors' review

This narrowly focused Firefox extension will only appeal to specific users, but even those users might not find it very useful.

In a nutshell, BuienRadar provides radar maps of the Netherlands and of Western Europe. It can be accessed via your Tools menu, as well as through a shortcut placed on your status bar. The interface features two tabs, one for a map of the Netherlands, and the other for Western Europe. There's a drop-down menu for selecting loop times, and a refresh button. The program did indeed display the most recent weather visuals, but no other information was provided, such as temperatures, or what the weather patterns suggested. The animations looked like clouds moving across the map, but we couldn't be sure without more information.

Other than watching the animated elements move across a map, were baffled as to what information this free extension is supposed to provide. It works, as far it goes, and it's free, but this a plug-in most can live without.

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  • 4 stars

    "The one application you need most!"

    February 15, 2011   |   By Spector11

    Version: BuienRadar 0.5

    Pros

    In the Netherlands when biking to school or work, jogging, one can see easily if you will encounter rain or not. This works, is simple and extremely accurate. Great, and used by lots and lots of people.

    Cons

    Primitieve graphics, could indeed use info like windchill etc.

    Summary



    Updated on Feb 15, 2011

    Great essential functionality

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