This online manual was last updated on 21 July 2024.


Welcome to AlomWare Toolbox!

AlomWare Toolbox saves you time, work and money (Figure 1) by solving daily work productivity problems and inconveniences of your PC by using tweaks and automation to make your tasks easier.

Found under the screenshot below is just a brief categorised list of how AlomWare Toolbox can make your workday easier. We hope the list demonstrates why it's the essential PC sidekick for you!

To dive right in and get started (no account or credit card is needed), please continue to Startup.


Figure 1


Apps and Windows

  • Run or launch an app with a hotkey.
  • Run or launch an app in a minimised state.
  • Block annoying windows by auto-closing them.
  • Make any window always stay on top of all others.
  • Make any window stay on top but be able to click through it.
  • Make any window always open where you want on the desktop.
  • View all your open windows at once to monitor everything.
  • Save and restore the sizes and positions of all open windows.
  • Move any window into a pre-made zone that you created.
  • Force quit an app (like the Mac) with just two mouse clicks.
  • Change the priority of an app for smoother running of it.
  • Change the title bar text of any window for easier identification.
  • Change the icon of any window for easier identification in the taskbar.
  • Move any window by dragging it anywhere instead of just by its title bar.
  • Make all windows always open centered on the desktop.
  • Make all windows always open in a corner of the desktop.
  • Make all windows stay where they are at all times (lock in place).
  • Make folders always open maximized so you can see more files.
  • Make resizable windows always open maximized to see more content.
  • Roll up any window to show just its title bar (aka "window shade").
  • Make any window transparent (10% to 99%) so you can see through it.
  • Stop other apps stealing the focus from the current window you're using.
  • Replace one starting app with another (make Notepad start WordPad, etc).

Clipboard

  • Restore what you previously copied to the clipboard.
  • See a history of what you've copied to the clipboard.
  • Revert the clipboard text back to what it was once before.
  • Make text in the clipboard always be cut or copied as plain text.
  • Modify the clipboard text to something else, such as adding a border.
  • Modify the clipboard text to be title case, lower case, upper case, etc.
  • Add up all the numbers found in the clipboard text to get their total.

Email and Internet

  • Send a regular email on a schedule with custom text and/or a file.
  • Send an email to someone with the clipboard text by using a hotkey.
  • Email any file to someone (up to 25 MB) without Gmail blocking it.
  • Download a regular file from the internet, such as a webcam image.
  • Detect when text on a website gets changed and receive an email alert.

Files and Folders

  • Bulk-rename a folder of files automatically.
  • Search for files using a plain-English search phrase.
  • Monitor a folder to see which files get created or changed inside it.
  • Auto-backup a file (up to 100 MB) that you open with AlomWare Toolbox.
  • Move all files into a new folder based on their type or file extension.
  • Make folders always open maximized so you can see more files inside it.
  • Stop removable drives from going to sleep and taking a while to wake up.

Keyboard and Typing

  • Type your email address with a hotkey or shortcut trigger.
  • Type a pre-defined sentence with a hotkey or shortcut trigger.
  • Paste some pre-defined text with a hotkey or shortcut trigger.
  • Automatically re-type a sentence that you lost when closing a form.
  • Prevent the Enter key from submitting a typo after you finish typing.
  • Hear mechanical typewriter sounds when typing on the keyboard.
  • Type to another window without leaving the window you're currently using.
  • See the Caps Lock status in the system tray (and also Num Lock / Scroll Lock).
  • Keep the Num Lock key always on so it types numbers instead of moving the cursor.

PC Tweaks

  • Lock your PC with a glass overlay and still see what's going on.
  • Automatically mute your PC's volume whenever you lock your PC.
  • Change your wallpaper to a random image from a file in a folder.
  • See the Caps Lock status in the system tray (and also Num Lock / Scroll Lock).
  • Keep the Num Lock key always on so it types numbers instead of moving the cursor.
  • Make desktop notifications show in a custom position instead of near your PC's clock.
  • Stop the volume HUD being shown when you change the sound volume with the keyboard.

...plus a whole lot more!


Now please continue to Startup to begin.