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Whether your goal is to make your desktop look beautiful or you want an information-rich desktop that provides constant track of your system status, RSS feeds, and other info, Rainmeter is the best tool for the job. Here's how to use Rainmeter to create an attractive, customizable heads-up display on your Windows desktop. Windows customization app Rainmeter won our recent Hive Five for best desktop customization tool , and with good reason. It has a ton of different configuration options, informational tools, and settings that let you customize almost every square pixel of your desktop exactly how you like it—plus it looks fantastic. It's powerful and effective once set up, but not very user-friendly.
Flickr user rajdroid says that this desktop makes him feel calm, and has a soothing effect, and we couldn't agree more. It's minimal, simplistic, but the combination of a gorgeous wallpaper and only the essentials when it comes to on-screen information makes for an elegant desktop that hides its power until you need it. While it looks like a Mac OS desktop, it's actually anything but. If you want your Windows 7 PC to look like rajdroid's, here's what you'll need to make it happen: