Let It Snow: More Control and Less Accumulation
Here is a bit of low-cost fun that puts a flowing, blowing series of snow flurries on your Mac and it’s pretty cool. Whether you live with snow, but don’t have a window at your desk, or exist in a place sans weather, Let It Snow is great way to enjoy the white stuff.
And, just to be clear, this isn’t a screensaver. Let It Snow is active when you are working and it has a fairly soothing effect, at least on me.
• Let It Snow ($0.99, MAS)
— New Feature: Let It Snow now lives in the status bar (near to the volume control) freeing up dock space
— New Feature: Gusts of wind
— Enhancement: Added more realism to the snow that settles on the active window
— Enhancement: A little more snow
Once upon a time, like 2011, Let It Snow was a major memory accumulator (i.e. hogged RAM), but no more. For example, I have been running Let It Snow for about and memory usage has held steady at 19.4MB. CPU usage bounces around the 4 percent range, which is now big deal, especially on a quad core machine.
To get the most out of your 99 cent investment, developer Ilia has posted an updated video tutorial.
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