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Rainmeter - Encoded v1.2.3 by lilshizzy Rainmeter - Encoded v1.2.3 by lilshizzy
UPDATE v1.2.3 (031912)
* Minor fix: The 'M' in March and May are now fully visible, no longer getting cut off.
UPDATE v1.2.2 (071211)
* Hard drive meters added
* More backgrounds - Windows 7 Aero Blur
UPDATE v1.2 (070611)
* NowPlaying music player added. Use Winamp, Foobar, WMP... whatever you want. Yay! :D
* RAM meter now includes mouse-over function listing used, free, and total RAM usage.
* Fixed Weather description getting cut off on mouse-over.
UPDATE v1.1.5 (070511)
* Network meter now includes mouse-over function listing total network usage
* Trash bin & meters now includes mouse-over function listing total disk space usage
* An alternate Trash Bin icon (box) was added
* Date now has a Left-Justified option
* The iTunes player (with Hide options) has an alternate cover art background... if it's well received (or not) will determine the remaining player backgrounds.
UPDATE v1.1 (070211)
* GMail support
* Added bigger bolder clock
* More Weather options
* Mouse-over effects added to certain meters (will expand upon this in the future)
* iTunes player now has a 'Hide' option making it more compact but fully functional
* New categories & sub-categories for better organization
* Backgrounds & Dividers for extra customization

Encoded... Simplicity, elegance & variety.


~ 4 Colors (Black/White/Grey/Red)
~ Mouse Actions: Middle-click to switch between colors

- Time
- Date
- Hard Drive
- Network/Bandwidth
- Weather
- Gmail
- NowPlaying player
- iTunes player
- Uptime
- Power
- Recycle bin + meter

See this skin in use... [link] [link] [link]

Please enjoy. :wave:

Wallpapers used in preview...
1: [link]
2: [link] (original)
3: [link]
4: [link]

Check out my other Rainmeter skins...

Elegance 2: [link]
Elegance 1.0: [link]
Ribbits: [link]
Simple Media: [link]
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DoubleAce01 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014
Hey, everything about the skin works for me except that the HDD meter is set to Drive X: 
The problem is i only have a drive D: and C: and i cant seem to find the variable to change this. Any help???
c0deous Featured By Owner Edited Jan 13, 2015
Go to Documents>Rainmeter>Skins>Encoded>Variables.  Then open in notepad.  Edit the line that says HDD1=X: and change is to HDD1=C:
Save and right click on HDD Meter tile and do refresh.  It will change to whatever drive letter you set it to.
you can do the same thing for HDD2 and HDD3 to set default drives.
yagizout Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014
Is there any chance to that we can change colors? Like I want that clock's red a bit more darker. Well done anyway, cool skin :peace:
Space0ctopus Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cedup Featured By Owner May 22, 2015
That's not nice. 
sennoboyz Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student Interface Designer
How to reset network usage total
Angelman180 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Just refresh the skin.
sennoboyz Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Student Interface Designer
it doesn't work for me :3
Angelman180 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
Unload and re-load the skin, then..
7Deidara7 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Who do I install this? I try to use Rainmeter but it doesn't work... 
mitsuNyamNyam Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
p e r f e c t! ty! ^^ my fave skin! ^^
SamC616 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hey I have a quick question, is there anyway you could make the squares open programs on your computer. like just basic squares that you can name what you want and be able to open programs in one click.
YtseJam214 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 5, 2014
Unfortunately this is not cooperating with foobar :(

I go into the Edit Skin and change the player name to foobar2000 but it doesn't work.
DeusPai Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
ok I found a way. since nowplaying.dll wont recognize foobar, I installed the CAD plugin into foobar. you can get it here, and then just edit the settings and change into PlayerName=CAD
it should work.
DeusPai Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
I'm having exactly the same problem. changed to PlayerName=foobar2000 but it doesnt give any signs of life. strangely, it used to work.
petergoh15 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Is it possible to get Pandora Internet Radio to work with this?
vachrevi Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
arigato gojaimasato akirasi rainmater
shocksolidcustoms Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Student General Artist
awesome , thanks
ReveillerDA Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For people having issues with the GMail square, go here:…
Suekin69 Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Hi everyone. How can I configurate my google account? It doesn't show the number of new messages.

Thanks a lot.
cezarfrunza Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Hi,v.nice clean skin but if u can tell me the font used?!
xilyflob Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
It's Code Bold, Code Light and ITC Avant Garde Pro - Bold, you can find the .ttf's under #SKINPATH#Encoded\Variables\Fonts
Comraxe Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great stuff! My favourite RM skin so far. Unfortunately though, it seems the weather widget no longer works properly. I entered my code, but the temperature disappeared and nothing happened. :( Is anyone else having this problem or am I just being a typical amateur? 
supertrent1 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Can someone give me some instructions on how to input my username and password for Gmail into the .ini so I can see unread notifications?
wallykovacs Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Two problems: the RSS button you reference, to find my code for weather, I don't know where it is. Can't find it on yahoo weather.
Also, is there a way I can set the "now playing" to not auto-hide? I checked all the hide settings in the txt file to 0 but that didn't fix it.
xilyflob Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
I found the answer here:…
Scroll down to the "Note" part of "Yahoo-Weather" it seems to talk about what it looks like now.
Chullymunkey Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
I love this! Beautiful typographic work. My desktop is looking loads better already. :)
Foxyeyes2012 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Used in [Screenshot]
Foxyeyes2012 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
and again here Falon's Desktop Screenshot 1-2014 by Foxyeyes2012
JoeDoubleclick Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
Love this! I'm just having a tiny problem with the Weather strip. I'm using the one with a built-in divider on the bottom.

The words describing the weather ("LIGHT RAIN" in my example) are not lining up on the same horizontal line as the numerical temperature:

Do you know how I can make mine line up properly like yours does? Thanks!

gus2427 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
Did you ever find a solution for this? It's just driving me insane that they won't line up. 
JoeDoubleclick Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
I did, but I can't remember what I did!

I went to the Rainmeter main forums, and the solution I got was to turn off Use Direct2D Rendering in the right-click menu. That wasn't a satisfactory solution, since this seemed to have the effect of disabling anti-aliasing (particularly awful on the ultra-thin text).

I think I just messed around with numbers after this until it worked. I also changed the text size because I wanted the weather conditions to display in full without getting truncated with "...". I'm completely clueless about scripting, but I did learn that "r" in RM means "relative to the previous meter", so I think I just experimented until I got something that worked. I'll send you a note with a copy of my config for Weather_white_div-top.
theWiz974 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
Amazing , thanks !!! :)
ph-farias Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is an awesome addition to my desktop, but I still have a problem with this. I can't configure the app to visualize my HDD space, it cannot find the right letter of my only partition on the Hard Drive and shows "X:" instead. Does anyone know what I need to do to fix this?
Foxyeyes2012 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you ever get a solution to this?  I'm having the same issue and would also like to change the other two hard drive letters I have as well.  I have three things that I would like listed. 
Skriptkid Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
Open your Rainmeter folder (Documents\Rainmeter\Skins)
Open the 'Encoded' folder
Open the 'Variables' folder

Open the file ''
Change the
variables as you like
robin6149 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
Very Cool!
Only problem is that the "O" in "October" gets cut off. Please fix it
But its still very awesome!
SonicTheHedgeTrimmir Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing! Well done! Downloading now!
applehc Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
I need WMP code, not found with Rainmeter with WMP.
BleeD59000 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013

I would like to know 2 thinks :

- How to change "FAIR" for an other world?

- How to set my Gmail account to have the counter?

Thanks for your help.
BleeD59000 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013
Word and not world ^^'
misscindzorz Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
How do I get the weather to sync up with my location?
emithith Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
if it's like any other weather plugin, you need to grab your city's code from
e.g. for me it's CAXX0255. I got that from the url. "…"
of course, there should be a place to input this. If not, edit the skin. Don't be afraid.
Fishbertus Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
There should be something telling you how in the skin, if not, take a look at Enigma, it tells you how to set the weather.

Practically there should be a website where you put your city and country and then it will give you a code.
Fishbertus Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Hey! Looks like this skin is very successful. 

Do you mind making one that's kinda like a metro-style, and by that I mean the boxes being solid and not just outlines?
e-delgado Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Thank you!
Baka9999 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
Thank you for great skin
There is anoter thing that need to be fixed: [screen]
marcosaccioly Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
For those trying to figure out the Yahoo Weather URL for countries other than the US, here's a helpful link:…
cardiac-atlas Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
can't make it work with foobar2000 v1.2.9. Rainmeter 3.0.0 beta r1995 64-bit
cardiac-atlas Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
nevermind, I was missing some fb2k component. it's working now :)
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