It's been a couple of years since I first wrote about YoWindow, and at the time it was on version 2. It's now up to version 4, and has been downloaded more than a million times since then. And when you try it out, it's not hard to see why.
YoWindow is a screen saver for Windows which shows the current weather and the forecast for the next few days. There are plenty of such programs around, but this one is pretty cool. For a start, it shows an animated version of the current weather (as you can see, it's raining quite hard where I am now, and it's dark). It also knows about tens of thousands of cities all around the world, so it probably knows all about your location too.
You can even choose your own background image if you don't like the standard ones, and it'll adjust the image's colours according to the current weather in your area. And if your image is a landscape which includes sky, you can configure it to supplement the sky in your image with a realistic overlay (darkness, clouds, bright sun, etc).
This is a really neat program, and is free for Windows. It's an 11 MB download from http://yowindow.com/download and is malware-free according to VirusTotal and Web of Trust.
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