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Don’t have enough screen space? Extend your screen with GiMeSpace.

To assist in multitasking, some people some multiple monitors; others use virtual desktops [1]. If you don’t like any of the previously mentioned solutions (or maybe you like it but are unable to utilize them, i.e. you don’t have extra monitors), GiMeSpace provides users with an alternative on how to go about multitasking.

GiMeSpace is a software that, simply put, “extends” your screen – you scroll your screen left/right by moving your mouse to the left edge or right edge. As you scroll your screen, you get more open space to place windows and do your work. Confused? Watch this demo video (created by the developer) which shows GiMeSpace in action:

GiMeSpace comes in three editions: Free Edition, Desktop Extender Edition, and Ultimate Taskbar. The Free Edition can perform three functions – scroll horizontally, lock scrolling, and calling all windows to the current view:


If you would like more features, such as being able to automatically lineup windows, scroll vertically, and control the speed of scrolling, you need to purchase the Desktop Extender Editions ($12.50 USD) or the Ultimate Taskbar ($12.50 USD). However, there are two features that I find are lacking even in the paid versions of GiMeSpace:

Last but not least, realize that some programs, when maximized, do not scroll properly. It is a technical limitation because of how those programs are designed.

That said, you can grab GiMeSpace from the following links:

Version reviewed: v1.0.4.6 Free Edition

Supported OS: Windows XP and higher

GiMeSpace homepage [3] [download link Free Edition [4]]

[via TechSupportAlert [5]]