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4.0 Manual

Reference and tutorial material for the current final version of Rainmeter.

4.1 Beta Manual

Reference and tutorial material for the next version of Rainmeter in development.

Tips & Tricks

Suggested methods and solutions for using Rainmeter in the field.


Useful code fragments for running Lua scripts in Rainmeter.


Information for working with the Rainmeter project source code, creating custom plugins, and interacting with Rainmeter from external applications.

Version History

Complete record of changes in each version of Rainmeter.