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YoWindow

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 169 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4 build 88
  • Total Downloads:
    1,383,879
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 11, 2016
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available
  • File Size:
    15.94MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6,989
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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YoWindow is a streamlined weather app that features pleasant animations and the ability to track the weather in multiple locations at once. With this program, you can quickly see what's going on outside your window or what kind of weather you'll be flying into on your next trip.

Pros

Screensaver option: In addition to using this program like any other weather app, you can also set it as your screensaver. That way, you don't even have to be actively using your computer to get a weather update.

Clear interface: This program displays information clearly and concisely, with nice animations in the background depicting the current conditions in the location you're viewing. There is also a slider that you can use to see what the weather will be like in the next few hours, and switching between multiple locations can be accomplished with just a few clicks.

Cons

Three-day limit: This app only offers a three-day extended forecast. To increase that to nine days, which is more in line with what other similar programs offer, you have to upgrade to the paid version.

Just the basics: There's not too much detailed information provided in the forecasts available from this app. The only data you'll get is wind speed and direction, pressure, humidity, and temperature, including current, high, and low readings.

Bottom Line

YoWindow is a clean and efficient weather app, and it's especially nice to be able to use it as a screensaver. But the program does have some significant limitations as well, although your personal preference will really dictate how much of a drawback these are for you. It's free to download and use, although you will need to install Adobe Flash Player as well if you don't already have it.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Interestingly Different and Amusing"

May 29, 2016  |  By jsnoopy31t

2016-05-29 13:37:16  |  By jsnoopy31t

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 84

Pros

This is a very interesting weather program. I didn't know about it but I guess it has been around for some time. It certainly is different and I find it very amusing due to the fact of the many options it has.

Cons

None that I can find so far. It would be nice if it had Radar.

Summary

Very amusing program!

Updated on Jun 1, 2016

The only con that I can find with this program is the Screen Saver. Seems as though you can not disable it!!

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5 stars

"I use it all the time. I've had it for years."

April 26, 2016  |  By swanjame

2016-04-26 21:51:08  |  By swanjame

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 80

Pros

Build 80 downloaded and installed easily.

I like the many different parameters that are selectable for display. I like being able to get the wind and temperature at venues across country.

Cons

None. This is a serious weather app. I would like a windsock.

Summary

I wouldn't operate without it.

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5 stars

"YoWindow is great!"

December 20, 2015  |  By Gene-Cnet

2015-12-20 14:34:11  |  By Gene-Cnet

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 63

Pros

I've been using YoWindow for many yeas and it's my favorite weather app!!!

Cons

I have found any cons!

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1 stars

"I WILL NOT INSTALL FLASH PLAYER"

November 30, 2015  |  By In-Correct

2015-11-30 06:28:23  |  By In-Correct

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 63

Pros

ABSOLUTELY NONE.

Cons

REQUIRES ADOBE FLASH PLAYER INSTALLATION. I DO NOT USE ANY ADOBE SOFTWARE AND I THOUGHT FLASH REQUIREMENT WAS A THING OF THE PAST. I AM NEVERRRR GOING TO USE ADOBE FLASH PLAYER.

Summary

REMEMBER WHEN THERE WERE APPLICATIONS "APPS" THAT YOU COULD INSTALL FOR YOUR COMPUTER?! YOU CAN'T DO THAT ANY MORE. AFTER SPENDING AN HOUR AND A HALF LOOKING FOR A WEATHER SOFTWARE FOR A COMPUTER *NOT* *PHONE* ONLY TO BE DISAPPOINTED. ONE WAS UNRESPONSIVE. THE OTHER REQUIRED WINDOWS 10. THE OTHER WAS PHONE ONLY. THERE WAS ONE SOFTWARE THAT INSTEAD OF DOWNLOAD IT SAID "GRAB THE CODE." AND NOW THIS SOFTWARE, YOWINDOW, WHAT A DUMB NAME, REQUIRES ADOBE FLASH PLAYER?! AND IT SAID I REQUIRED INTERNET EXPLORER AS WELL?! I DON'T THINK SO. I GUESS I AM GOING TO HAVE TO BE IN THE DARK ABOUT WEATHER BECAUSE I WON'T CONFORM TO THE LOW STANDARDS OF MODERN SOFTWARE. I DO NOT LIKE TO CHECK MY "PHONE" ALL THE TIME JUST TO CHECK WEATHER.

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5 stars

"Simple, easy, fast install"

June 07, 2015  |  By theothersjb

2015-06-07 18:27:26  |  By theothersjb

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 27

Pros

Gives me the temperature in my taskbar
Clear and easy to read and set location
Pleasant graphics
Screensaver setting if you like
No annoying ads or donation requests

Cons

No radar, if that's a critical component

Summary

Does exactly what I wanted from it and is unobtrusive the rest of the time

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1 stars

"Won't update taskbar temperature on 64-bit system, and"

December 02, 2014  |  By vasili3209

2014-12-02 13:36:25  |  By vasili3209

 |  Version: YoWindow 4 build 1

Pros

Idea good, execution problematic.

Cons

Won't update taskbar temperature on 64-bit systems.
Fear of Russian trojans given this is made in Russia.

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2 stars

"Wrong temperatures. Showed full sun on fully rainy day"

June 09, 2014  |  By cassimg

2014-06-09 16:45:47  |  By cassimg

 |  Version: YoWindow 3S build 166

Pros

Nice graphical presentation of weather when it does work properly even if the temperatures are wrong.

Cons

Temperatures for Sydney are always wrong. All over the place for LIVE weather and incorrectly stated on forecasts. LIVE weather showed full sunshine one day when it was fully overcast and raining! They cant even get the current weather right@#$%! Cant read "local" weather web site or RSS feed. Using full unlimited version 4. Uninstalled it promptly.

Summary

Since the weather is sourced from either a Norwegian weather site or open weather map it is chronically inaccurate. Probably OK for Europe but useless for Australia.

Updated on Jun 9, 2014

Version 3 gives reasonably accurate weather even if the temperatures aren't quite right. Version 4 is one that showed LIVE sunny weather when in fact is was raining all morning. Hence stay away from version 4.

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2 stars

"Its ok but No radar"

January 19, 2014  |  By FlaBirdWoman

2014-01-19 15:04:48  |  By FlaBirdWoman

 |  Version: YoWindow 3S build 149

Pros

Graphics are appealing

Cons

Doesn't have radar.

Summary

If you need instant access to radar for bad weather, this is not the app to download.

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5 stars

"Very good screen saver and weather alert"

September 16, 2013  |  By jerctab

2013-09-16 11:26:34  |  By jerctab

 |  Version: YoWindow 3S build 149

Pros

Informative, like the action on the screen

Cons

Millie and Billy don't fly - LOL

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1 stars

"poor design"

September 15, 2013  |  By jamien

2013-09-15 19:45:33  |  By jamien

 |  Version: YoWindow 3S build 149

Pros

min did not like hijacking of my home page

Cons

forced change of my home page

Summary

avoid

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4 build 88
Version 4 build 88 adds Bikes, Airplanes.
General
Publisher Repkasoft
Publisher web site http://yowindow.com
Release Date July 11, 2016
Date Added July 11, 2016
Version 4 build 88
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Weather Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 15.94MB
File Name yosetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,383,879
Downloads Last Week 6,989
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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