Text Ticker

Text Ticker

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  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 11, 2007
  • 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

 |  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 2.2
may contain unspecified updates.
Publisher Slashback Associates
Publisher web site http://www.SlashbackAssociates.com
Release Date January 11, 2007
Date Added January 11, 2007
Version 2.2
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 555.42KB
File Name TextTickerTrialSetup.exe
Total Downloads 8,125
Downloads Last Week 30
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $20

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