Rubber Ducky - a small, fun resource monitor
MimarSinan Rubber Ducky - a small, fun resource monitor is a small system performance monitor that reports on your RAM and swap file use, network traffic, plus hard drive and CPU activity levels.There are similar dozens of programmes but still it is somewhat unique and fun.
If, you're tired of glaring at tiny numbers and graphs, but still want something to help you keep eye of yours smooth and calculative with small fun in relation to what your system is up to, give Rubber Ducky - a small, fun resource monitor a try. It uses a small "aquarium" complete with little rubber duck that sits above your system tray. Each element in the aquarium means something. Rubber Ducky - a small, fun resource monitor unique is the display.
System Information at a Glance
small aquarium sits above the system tray
elements of the aquarium represent system information
see what is slowing down your system at a single look
Available Performance Monitors
water level: RAM usage, if the duck is drowning close some running applications to improve the performance.
water color: SWAP file usage, if the water color is too dark then means the computer is starting to use swap file as it is running low on free memory, so close some of yours memory intensive applications.
bubbles: CPU usage
fish: NETWORK traffic,fish moving from right to left means the download the inbound traffic and
plants: DISK activity, almost all the programmes write to hard disk but some are more ,plants waving means programmes writing to disk and on the contrary plants still then the opposite.
bubble: if there is too much bubble then one of the program me using too much cpu so control it otherwise system may slow down or destabilize the system.
Quite a creative
Creative way to visualize the metrics.
Always on top can be configured through settings.
Load on start up can be managed through settings.
Transparency level can be managed as the default being 200 percentage.
It consumes 5 to 6 MB of Ram .
When clicked gives a twittering sounds of birds
Cute and unobtrusive.
In a way you can manage yours memory also enjoying the fun of aquarium.
keep the aquarium visible on the desktop so that you can constantly monitor the system status.