Even a hardcore Windows fan sometimes misses application launcher like Mac, which have been missing since the very beginning of Windows. An application launcher for Windows can boost accessibility and ease usage a lot. And if it includes a toolbar, then what else will you need? Gizmo Toolbar is a customizer software for Windows that creates circular or linear application bar and shortcut dock and customize it from some pre-added themes. This app allow you create and locate multiple toolbars on your desktop in different themes and styles. It provides you with extensive options to customize the style, color, size, font, opacity, behavior, placement etc. of shortcuts. So you can have shortcuts to folders, programs and operating system resources more accessible and at the same time, leaving the appearance of your computer even more attractive. In the Gizmo Toolbar, it's you who defines the model, the shortcuts, the topic, the form of activation, the position and the visual effects of each bar in the created task. If you do not like to waste time in front of the PC, this application is an interesting way to make your interaction with the machine more practical and enjoyable. Using Gizmo Toolbar is quite simple and easy. Learn more after the break.
Gizmo Toolbar is part of a package of resources (called Gizmo Central ) with several utilities, such as Database, Virtualization Drives, Keyboard and Mouse automation and other features. When installing Gizmo Toolbar, it tries to push install other resources that is unnecessary to use the toolbar. Remove them during installation if you want only toolbar. Only select Gizmo Central to be installed.
Once installed, you need to create a new toolbar from Gizmo Manager. Run Gizmo Toolbar, right click on the system try menu and click on Gizmo Manager to open toolbar editor. You can configure Name, Description, Display Options (Including Theme, Placement, Screen, Show Effect, Hide Effect, Border, Layout, Arrangement, Opacity etc.), Item Display Options, Usability Options such as hot keys and behavior etc, from the Toolbar Setup.
To create a new toolbar, click on File > New > Toolbar Setup. Or you can just right click on Toolbar Setup from the left panel and click on New Toolbar. The toolbar creator helper will start then.
You can either Use the Wizard to create a more effective and brilliant toolbar or use default/other settings for easy guide. Let’s roll with Use the Wizard.
From the next window, select your toolbar style. Currently two styles of toolbars are available. Those are Slab (Vertical style toolbar) and Carousel (Circular/Diagonal style toolbar). Select one and then click next.
Now select the placement of you new toolbar and select monitor too. Then click next. Form the following window, set your favorite theme for the toolbar. There are 7 different themes available here. Next to proceed.
Then select toolbar behavior from the Interaction window. You can also assign a hotkey to trigger this toolbar. Then put a name and description (optional) to finish.
To add an element in Gizmo toolbar, right click on the toolbar or the system tray icon and click on New Item. The item adding wizard will start then. Follow the on screen instruction to add a new item in your toolbar. Check out the following screenshots to have a clue.
Through the Tool the application offers more models of a series of toolbars - such as the style reminiscent of the Dock in Mac OS X. To access the menu with all the settings, click the right mouse button over an element.
Gizmo Toolbar is available for free and works on 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Read More about Gizmo Toolbar.