Did you know: Wind on your desktop
Besides the normal way of opening a browser and pointing it to www.windfinder.com, there are also other ways to stay in touch with the wind while you are at your computer. If you have Firefox running, you perhaps already know about our Firefox extension Windfox, but we also have so-called “Widgets” or “Gadgets” available for almost any computer platform there is.
With every widget, you can view the current wind speed and the wind forecast for the next days. It updates frequently, so you can be sure to never miss the wind again. The widgets also can alarm you when the wind speed extends beyond a certain configurable threshold.
If you run Windows Vista, the Windfinder Gadget is available for your sidebar. For Mac OSX, the Widget sits in your Dashboard. If you have Windows XP or Linux, you must install Google Desktop first before installing our Google Gadget. And if you are using the Yahoo widget engine, we also have a widget available for that.
New version of Windfinder Google Gadget
All previous versions of the Windfinder Google Weather Gadget don’t work properly with the latest version of the Google Desktop Search, which is a requirement for the Windfinder Google Gadget. Therefore we have released a new version 1.2.1 which works also with the latest Google Desktop Search. Please upgrade to Windfinder Google Gadget 1.2.1.
Windfinder Google desktop Gadget version 1.2 with update notifier
Today Windfinder releases version 1.2 of the Windfinder weather gadget for your Google Desktop Search. It is strongly recommended that you uninstall any older version and then install this version. Gadget 1.2 notifies you when a new version of the Gadget is available and the weather station selection has been simplified. »
iGoogle weather gadget
Windfinder releases another tool to make sure that you’ll never miss wind & waves at your favorite surfspot: the Windfinder iGoogle weather gadget for your personalized Google web page. Read more and find out how to add the weather gadget to your iGoogle start page. »
New version of Windfinder Gadget for Vista
If you have the Windfinder Gadget for Windows Vista (version get the latest Windfinder Gadget version 1.2. The new version comes with an update mechanism that alerts you, when a new version is available for download and it fixes a serious bug in version 1.1.3 where it was not possible to select another location/weather station for the forecasts and weather reports. »