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What is Stickies?
Stickies is a PC utility written to try cut down on the number of Post-It® notes stuck to the monitor. It is a computerised version of those notes.
Once on screen, stickies will remain where placed until closed, even through reboots
Stickies appearance can be customised; fonts, colours and buttons may be changed, and styles saved. Stickies can be resized.
Stickies can snap to each others edges to keep them lined up
Stickies can be transferred from one machine to another either over a TCP/IP network connection, or by using an SMTP mail server or MAPI client:
Hierarchical friends list, which may be automatically transferred from other friends
Play a sound file on receive
Signature for transmitted or emailed stickies
Favourite friends, and custom lists can be made
Stickies can be hidden for a certain period, until a specified date and time, or to wake every day, week or month, to act as reminders.
Stickies can have alarms set to ensure you notice them at a point you choose
Stickies can be transferred to and from your Palm or PPC PDA.
International language support
Stickies is small and simple, it writes to a single text file, and does not touch the registry
...and Stickies is completely free!