In Windows home premium you have the sticky note program by default. It’s one of the recommended software for windows that allows you to add text notes, to-do list etc. It’s similar to quick notes software. You can save your to-do list in your desktop and it’s highly customizable.
If you’re using Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 home basic you don’t get the sticky note app by default. To try an alternative – Stickies, a free program that helps you to stick a yellow styled note on your desktop. You can save notes, to-do list and this program is highly customizable.
It’s available both portable and installable versions. Once you’ve installed the program you can find the Stickies program in your task bar tray. Right clicking it will display all the options to create a new sticky note, manage your stickies, options to backup etc.
Creating a new sticky note is very easy. Holding it and you can adjust the size of the sticky note. You can customize the text and style them to bold, italic, underline or strike-through You can change the font, color, characters etc. You can also set the opacity of the sticky note to show in front of other programs that you use. You can choose different colors to different sticky notes. By default it has yellow color.
What’s more special is, it is possible to set an alarm for each sticky note either a countdown or date and time you want. Simply right click the title of sticky note to set the alarm. You can find a small yellow bell shaped appear on the bottom left of sticky note. The alarm flashes by starting the sticky note to shake and flash red, yellow and orange still you stop it.
Sticky notes can be customized with various skins. Not just the boring yellow color note, you can customize it with various skins to suit your desktop. Stickies can be attached to a web site, document or folder so they only show when it’s on screen. Stickies can be hidden for a certain period, until a specified date and time, or to wake every day, week or month, to act as reminders.
I just tried it out and should say it’s the most efficient, simple, small, compact, fast, useful program I have EVER installed. One of the best sticky note programs available on the web.
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