Nifty Windows is a compilation of dozens of Autohotkey scripts in one application that are all aimed at providing the user with a better way of interacting with windows. The compilation offers 28 new ways to interact with the user interface of Windows by using hotkeys or the mouse.
Let me give you some examples to make this clearer. After installing Nifty Windows you may minimize a folder or application by clicking the left and right mouse button.
The right and middle button close a window while the Windows key plus the mouse wheel change the transparency level of a window.
The real beauty is that you only need to download the Nifty Windows application and start it to have access to all 28 features of it. Let me give you an overview of all features that are accessible.
The developer of the application describes them as well on his website.
Three online demos are available on the developer website that require Flash Player to run. Note that the program has not been updated since 2005 which makes incompatibility issues likely if you run newer versions of Windows.
According to the download page on the developer website, the last client operating system that the program is compatible with is Windows XP. The source code is provided as a download on the developer site as well which means that you may adjust it in case a particular feature is no longer working in newer versions of Windows.Advertisement
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