desktop enhancer

desktop enhancer

A utility that adds some non-standard capability to the user's graphical interface. It may provide features such as the ability to customize icons or the cursor or to change a window's appearance or to view files and folders in a different way. See virtual screen.
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Nasdaq: MAIL) announced today the release of the Beta version of its new desktop enhancer Magentic.
To produce this blockbuster Utility Guide, dozens of PC Magazine editors and lab testers spent more than a month closely analyzing and comparing products in 14 categories, including desktop enhancers, application uninstallers, antivirus software, file viewers, file compression/decompression utilities, memory managers, hardware diagnostic tools, back-up programs, Internet search tools and plug-ins.
From the more than 55 Windows Desktop Enhancers and program launchers in 1992, there are now only a handful left.