Aero Shake and Aero Peek are two new features of the Windows 7 operating system.Aero Shake is activated when you shake a window a few times by clicking on its title, holding the mouse button down, and moving the window left and right. All other program windows are minimized so that only the selected window remains visible.
Aero Peek on the other hand lets you look at the Windows desktop or a specific window without having to minimize all windows that lay on top first.
The developer of WinShake has used these two concepts as the foundation of the application. But instead of being satisfied with the functionality, additional features were added. WinShake offers the following core features to the user:
Several settings are available after you right-click on the WinShake icon in the Windows taskbar. It is for example possible to change transparency levels, edit the animation speed or change the mouse-keyboard combination that is used to initiate the action. It should come as a surprise to many users that WinShare uses less than 4 Megabytes of computer memory while running. WinShake is available for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003. It can be downloaded at the developer's website.
Update: The author has integrated hotkeys into the program that you can make use of to trigger program functionality. In addition, features can also be triggered via mouse clicks on specific locations of the system.
You find additional information and shortcuts on the authors website. All provided features are explained in detail on the page.Advertisement
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