StickyPad

StickyPad

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.52
  • Total Downloads:
    6,575
  • Date Added:
    January 04, 2012
  • File Size:
    47KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/NT 4/Server 2003 x86 R2

Editors' Review

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We've all used sticky notes, the ubiquitous yellow squares that work great for affixing notes to paperwork, computer monitors, and planners. StickyPad is one of many programs that seek to replicate the usefulness of sticky notes on your computer desktop. It's actually one of the more elegant and useful options we've seen, and it's worth checking out if you could use an unobtrusive but handy way to keep track of important information.

StickyPad appears as an icon in the system tray, and clicking it launches a small menu with options to create a new note or show all existing notes. The menu also includes four convenient shortcuts to frequently used applications; the defaults are Explorer, Windows Media Player, Notepad, and Calculator, but these can easily be customized. Notes are also highly customizable, with options for color, font, text size, and transparency.

Notes can be pinned to the desktop or hidden and then retrieved via the system tray icon. We loved how smart the reminder feature was; it accepts multiple formats, such as "6:00 PM," "in 30 minutes," or "3/1/12." When it was time for the reminder, StickyPad displayed an alert message and played a pleasant chime that repeated until we turned it off. The program comes with a well-written Help file, but we didn't need to consult it; everything about StickyPad was intuitive. Overall, we thought that StickyPad was among the best sticky-note programs we've seen, and we recommend it.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"An OK product; the interface needs some work."

February 08, 2012  |  By Kim Devonix

 |  Version: StickyPad 2.3.52

Pros

Nice little notes. Transparency is a good feature. It's free.

Cons

User interface is rather non-standard: with SP minimized to the tray/notification area, a right-click does nothing; a left-click gives you a popup from which you can then initiate a new note. Should be that a single left-click initiates a new note, and a right-click gives you the popup. The popup has no "Exit" function ... you have to discover that a right-click on it exits the program. The "help" has no real command reference ... I still do not know what the "pin" icon (the one at the top left) on each note does. The "show all" button on the popup does nothing if you have the closed notes put in a directory to keep them from cluttering up the Desktop with a bunch of individual icons. Etc.

Summary

With a bit of work, this could be a nice program. Right now, it is just an OK one,

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5 stars

"Does what it says on the tin"

February 07, 2012  |  By pat laming

 |  Version: StickyPad 2.3.52

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

there are no cons

Summary

everyone should have this on their computer

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5 stars

"Does exactly what promised and what I need!!"

February 07, 2012  |  By Amisdear

 |  Version: StickyPad 2.3.52

Pros

Does exactly what promised and what I need!!

Cons

nothing at all.......

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3.52
Version 2.3.52 has added default reminder sound and fixed minor bugs on non-English systems.
General
Publisher Green Eclipse Software
Publisher web site http://www.greeneclipsesoftware.com
Release Date January 04, 2012
Date Added January 04, 2012
Version 2.3.52
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Other
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows NT 4, Windows Me, Windows Server 2003 x86 R2
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 47KB
File Name Install StickyPad.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,575
Downloads Last Week 10
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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