Free Sidebar Gadgets for Windows 10/8.1/7 Desktop


Battery Monitor overview

Version 8.0 released at 01/26/2018

Battery Monitor

Battery Monitor is a Windows 10 sidebar gadget, that help you easily monitor your laptop battery details. Voltage, charge rate, current charge, max charge — these are just some of the detail you can find out about your computer, thanks to Battery Monitor. For more information, gadget shows graphics animated indicators. This visual indicator alerts the person of the current battery level of the laptop. Battery Monitor comes with sound notifications for laptop is plugged and unplugged, full battery mode and you can establish the two battery critical levels for sound alerts. Two sound schemes is available. User-defined WAV sound files can also be used. You can also change the current power plan by one touch by selecting it from all available on main gadget's window. Unlike the other gadget shows the approximate time left before the battery is fully charged. Into fly-out window you can see additional battery characteristic that include very useful information about battery losses.

Battery Monitor only uses a small amount of memory, that is why it does not hurt your laptop. You can easy customize the interface by changing the color, background and others elements of gadget. There are a lot of settings, and if you want to customize everything to your liking, you will have to spend some time on it. Battery Monitor works on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

Battery Monitor gadget

Special features

  1. Click on battery icon or gadget's title for show additional information into flyout window, click again - close flyout window
  2. Click on display icon (Monitor) for OFF your laptop monitor. Press any key for ON it again.
  3. Double click on background will show Power Options.

Show changelog

Version 8.0 - Added Hungarian translation by DirektX. (Released at 01/26/2018)

Version 7.9 - Improve code. Cosmetic changes in resizing. (Released at 01/10/2018).

Version 7.8 - Improve code. Fixed bugs. (Released at 12/24/2017).

Version 7.7 - Improve code. Change animation when charge algorithm. (Released at 11/27/2017).

Version 7.6 - Improve code. Fixed bug with switch power plan if AC is plugged again. (Released at 11/21/2017).

Version 7.5 - Improve code. Fixed bug - doesn't remove program for ON/OFF display from memory. (Released at 10/22/2017).

Version 7.3 - Improve settings.

Version 7.2 - Overhauled HTML. Added Dutch translation by Marcel Keiman (The Rambler).

Version 7.1 - Fixed bug.

Version 7.0 - Improve code. Improve settings usability.

Version 6.9 - Change working with sound algorithm in settings.

Version 6.7 - Added German translation by Jörg Bornwasser.

Version 6.6 - Added Belorussian translation by Kanstantsin Melnikau.

Version 6.5 - Improve code.

Version 6.4 - Improve code. Fixed bug with display custom power plans.

Version 6.3 - Change update notifier algorithm.

Version 6.2 - Improve code.

Version 6.1 - Added Japanese translation by Kosuke Kaizuka.

Version 6.0 - Fixed little bug with animations.

Version 5.9 - Added "human voices" for sounds. Fixed bug with sounds.

Version 5.8 - Added 'Maximum charge' information on main screen. Improve code. Fixed bug.

Version 5.7 - Added Hindi translation by Raunak Dutta.

Version 5.6 - Added Slovak translation by Ivan Ocadlik.

Version 5.5 - Fixed bug with plugged/unplugged sounds.

Version 5.4 - Added Czech translation by Jiří Škorpil.

Version 5.3 - Added Italian translation by Carlo Adami.

Version 5.2 - Added Indonesian translation by elda taluta.

Version 5.1 - Show only active power plans.

Version 5.0 - Fixed bugs. Added Polish translation by The Witcher.

Version 4.9 - Added possibility to off your laptop monitor.

Version 4.8 - Added Catalonian translation by Jordi Bartrina.

Version 4.7 - Added Autoscale DPI option (#1 settings tab).

Version 4.6 - Added support 6 additional power plans.

Version 4.5 - Added French translation by Pascal Legendre.

Version 4.4 - Added Brazilian Portuguese translation by Rafael "R4to0" Maciel Alves.

Version 4.3 - Added Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified translations by Ellis Chang.

Version 4.2 - Improve auto switch between power plans when AC adapter plugged/unplugged.

Version 4.1 - Added auto switch between power plans when AC adapter plugged/unplugged. Added Spanish translation by Diego Manuel Vazquez. Added Turkish translation by Celal Osmanbas.

Version 4.0 - Added Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Version 3.10 - Full battery sound added.

Version 3.01 - New settings added.

Version 3.0 - Wrong version.

Version 2.7 - Fixed bug.

Version 2.6 - Change "Restore factory default settings" function behavior.

Version 2.5 - Added "Restore factory default settings" button.

Version 2.4 - Improve interface.

Version 2.3 - Improve code.

Version 2.2 - Fixed bugs.

Version 2.1 - Added two types of charging animation in settings.

Version 2.0 - Added alarm sounds.

Version 1.8 - Same element open and close flyout.

Version 1.7 - Added sounds when operate with flyout.

Version 1.6 - Added "Play sound when plugged/unplugged" option.

Version 1.5 - Improve code. Added "Enable animation while charging" option.

Version 1.4 - Added additional information into flyout window.

Version 1.3 - Fixed bugs.

Version 1.1 - Many settings added.

Version 1.0 - Release version.