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Text Ticker

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  • Date Added:
    Apr. 14, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $20.00 to buy
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Editors' Review


This ticker tool scrolls the text of a selected file on your desktop, but it only supports TXT files. Text Ticker's tape starts of at the top of your screen, but you can drag it to rest wherever you'd like. After launching the program, simply drag and drop your file onto the tape and its text instantly appears.

You can run several instances of Text Ticker, and each can be easily customized with a different font, color, and background to perk up the lifeless interface. Although the program doesn't feature any samples, a WAV file on your PC can be played each time a file change is made. We found this odd, considering that the program doesn't allow automatic file changes.

Text Ticker scrolls text horizontally or vertically with your choice of speed. If you don't want the entire file to scroll, you can set the program to scroll the first or last lines or a specified number of lines. Unfortunately, unlike similar apps that gather and display news feeds, this program only recognizes files in the TXT file format. Users looking to display PC text may like it, but others will quickly discover it lacks versatility.

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5 stars

"Works well."

March 27, 2010  |  By maryann_30

2010-03-27 18:20:12  |  By maryann_30

 |  Version: Text Ticker 2.2


Looks good!


frame is not customizable, seems kind of big.


Very nice!

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.4
Version 2.4 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
Publisher Slashback Associates
Publisher web site
Release Date January 05, 2010
Date Added April 14, 2010
Version 2.4
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 555.42KB
File Name TextTickerTrialSetup.exe
Total Downloads 10,479
Downloads Last Week 6
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $20

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