Widget Manager
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Widget Manager is a Preference Pane for Mac OS X 10.4 that allows you to inspect, remove, and disable Dashboard Widgets. Widget Manager is a convenient way to manage all the Widgets on your system, including the standard Apple Widgets. Since it handles removing the .wdgt file as well as restarting Dashboard, Widget Manager eliminates Dashboard display issues when you remove a Widget by hand, and is also a great defense against potentially harmful Widgets.

Widget Manager shows you Widget information, such as the version number, so you know when it's time to look for updates. It can also
What's New
Version 1.4:
  • Added 64bit support for compatibility with Snow Leopard.
  • Removed donate button.
Requirements
Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 or later



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Soulslave tipped on 11 Jun 2010
this is awesome! the only thing missing is an autoupdate for the widgets to become perfect!
[Version 1.4]


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Jedik commented on 11 Jun 2006
Best widget manager! But some widgets are incorrectly shown as made by Apple although they are from third parties. Maybe because they're found in the Apple widgets download page...
Keep it up! =)
[Version 1.3]


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duf commented on 03 Apr 2006
Nicely done little prefPane. Very clean. If I may make a suggestion, it would be really useful to be able to group certain widgets together and enable/disable the group using this interface. So I might have an iTunes related group with listening to iTunes, or one for travel, or one for brainstorming. Cheers.
[Version 1.2]


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Jedik tipped on 20 Mar 2006
Please fix the file name. I've download a file that was named only "Widget". I had to rename it to WidgetManager.dmg in order to mount the image file.

Other than that, great software. Thanks for making it free.
[Version 1.2]


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Anonymous reviewed on 13 Jul 2005
Far better than 10.4.2's widget manager! Thanks for the great freeware.
[Version 1.1.1]


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Anonymous reviewed on 13 Jul 2005
Thanks man, but now that Apple came out w/ an "Official" version of this I'm going to use that from now on. Apple should pay you.
[Version 1.1.1]


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Anonymous reviewed on 11 Jul 2005
Dear Developer,
I wish to thank you for creating your {free} program. It really was very good for a while.
Unfortunately, once I updated to10.4.1, I now an unable to use 90% of the widgets that your program disabled.
It really is a pity, since for a while your program was really useful. I hope you have a solution! Looking forward to your reply.
Thank you
P.S. Dear Mac genies may be you can help?
Thank you
[Version 1.1]


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Anonymous reviewed on 03 Jul 2005
Not a review, but a comment: the "grayed out" problem is due to updated permissions in 10.4.1. "root" owns the /Library/Widgets folder as well as most of the contents and it's not group writeable.

Adding an authentication / "unlock" to the pref pane would likely solve the problem. For now, one can change the permossions on the folders and files to make the pane active. Note that everythign will be locked again if you repair your permissions.
[Version 1.1]


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Anonymous reviewed on 26 Jun 2005
Does not work with Tiger 10.4.1. It shows the widgets that are installed but you cannot select an individual one as the whole interface is grayed out.
Worked fine in 10.4.0.
[Version 1.1]

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Anonymous commented on 26 Jun 2005
I found a workaround (no thanks to developer). Did you?
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Anonymous reviewed on 25 Jun 2005
Upon install ( and before Security Update 2005-06) it seems like a charm. However, what is one to do when you disable a widget, decide later to enable and THE WHOLE INTERFACE IS GRAYED OUT?
Certainly a bug that has caused me big problem
[Version 1.1]


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Version Downloads:2,702
Type:Multimedia Design : Video
License:Free
Date:11 Jun 2010
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Widget Manager is a Preference Pane for Mac OS X 10.4 that allows you to inspect, remove, and disable Dashboard Widgets. Widget Manager is a convenient way to manage all the Widgets on your system, including the standard Apple Widgets. Since it handles removing the .wdgt file as well as restarting Dashboard, Widget Manager eliminates Dashboard display issues when you remove a Widget by hand, and is also a great defense against potentially harmful Widgets.

Widget Manager shows you Widget information, such as the version number, so you know when it's time to look for updates. It can also disable Widgets you don't want cluttering up the Widget bar, but don't necessarily want to delete, either.


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