Serious Samurize

Serious Samurize

Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.64.3
  • Total Downloads:
    9,041
  • Date Added:
    February 06, 2007
  • File Size:
    4.86MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP

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5 stars

"A vastly underrated program"

October 04, 2010  |  By wonderbrawl1919

 |  Version: Serious Samurize 1.64.3

Pros

The original desktop gadget software. You can make information meters, clocks, anything you want, and make it look how you want. Incredibly easy to use, and will make you look like a computing pro

Cons

The only bad thing is that the website hasn't been updated for a while for support etc. But that's because this program was never as popular as it deserved to be.

Summary

I used to use this years ago, but forgot the name of the program. It's taken weeks of searching for me to find it again and I am so glad I did.

Updated on Oct 4, 2010

However, it does not work on Windows 7 which makes me want to cry. It's almost worth downgrading for. But not to Vista

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5 stars

"Great tool for creating meters and displays of info!"

November 15, 2009  |  By ObfuscatedOne

 |  Version: Serious Samurize 1.64.3

Pros

How the completed meters appear are only limited by the user's creativity. Also, a person can create meters displaying hundreds of different types of data, such as: email, memory use, page file use, CPU use, GPU temperature, and the list goes on...

Cons

Some meters require some basic math skills, good way to learn, go for it! Knowledge of how to work with images and apps such as MS Paint, MS Picture Manager will be very handy for your creation's visual appearance, but not necessary.

Summary

This is definitely a great app. A person can see if they have email without having to open up their email client. A video gamer can see how much memory and page file is being used by employing the "peak" feature in the meters. A person can create meters displaying their network's condition and flow.

The Config Tool is very easy to use, once passed a minor learning curve. Being able to set different colors for backgrounds in the Config Tool made it easy to see the work in progress. Also being able to set a background image in the Config Tool itself was/is extremely helpful for lining up of meters and images.

I'll admit it, my first meters/gauges looked like trash, garbage, disgusting to look at. I felt sorry for those pathetic looking whatevers, so I started to dress them up nice, made them worth showing off. Over time it just keeps getting better!

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3 stars

"didnt really use it."

April 19, 2009  |  By azncheckmate

 |  Version: Serious Samurize 1.64.3

Pros

i uninstalled it as soon as i installed it becausse it was an unneccesity.

Cons

ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm..............

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5 stars

"Add custom meters to your desktop!"

November 29, 2008  |  By kidknapp

 |  Version: Serious Samurize 1.64.3

Pros

Fun, useful software. Great for die-hards and people looking to improve the functionality of their desktop.Easy install.Works well alongside WindowBlinds,Yod'm 3D,didn't drag on CPU or memory,didn't interfere with any other programs.Oh,and it's FREE!

Cons

You cant knock freeware gems like this one.But I can say it would be helpful to have the wallpaper in the edit screen instead of the grey grid.Also could be more intuitive,but if you're worried about this level of desktop customization ur not a noob.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.64.3
Bugfixes:

  • fixed a bug with Meter x/y width/height toggle arrows not updating the meters correctly.
  • fixed a bug with Import Export form not loading language files
  • fixed a bug with Rulers not updating when using the Mouse Scroll Wheel
  • fixed a bug with icons not displaying correctly in the config editor
  • fixed a bug with the input wizard displaying the wrong form
  • fixed a bug with the reconnection logic on Remote Meters
  • fixed a bug with Access violations on drag and drop in the Meter List
  • fixed a bug that scroll wasnt working when drag and drop
  • fixed numerous bugs in instance manager when starting clients and servers


Changes/Improvements:

  • Vista Support
  • ToolTips can now be used with mouse buttons (single and double click)
  • updated DTD for all the new xml sections in every meter type.
  • Additional input method using Scripts
  • Console Meters can now run constantly running console programs and get the output
  • Updated the Copy meter logic so the new meter names are not so long
  • Instance Manager supports groups and z-Order (only pinned to desktop, normal and dock honour z-Ordering).


New Features:

  • Logging can be enabled for the clients and config editors.
General
Publisher Samurize Crew
Publisher web site http://www.samurize.com
Release Date February 06, 2007
Date Added February 06, 2007
Version 1.64.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Monitoring Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows
Additional Requirements
  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Download Information
    File Size 4.86MB
    File Name Not available
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 9,041
    Downloads Last Week 2
    Pricing
    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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