Those who like working on computers with more than one window opened know how difficult it is to focus on one of them. What if you are doing some complex calculation in the calculator, you would not want to get distracted with something happening in the other window in the background, don’t you? And what if you wish to watch a movie in the media player (not maximized window) while not getting distracted with the windows opened in the background?
Here is a simple solution to focus on one window whenever you have many opened in the background. The tool being reviewed today is called Le Dimmer and is a simple yet easy to use tool that can dim the entire screen for you except the current window that is active at the moment. So that means you can make any window in focus while dimming the rest of the screen so that you can focus more on the current active window. Well what’s better than a screenshot to explain the process?
Using Le Dimmer is very easy as it requires no installation and also is very small in size. You just need to download the tool from the location mentioned at the bottom, unzip the package and double click it. Le Dimmer will sit in the system tray and can be accessed from there. However do note that initially it might dim everything, in that case you just need to adjust the settings a little, provide a number between 0 and 255 to adjust the amount of dimming.
If you wish to stop this process and exit the tool, then simply right click on the Le Dimmer icon in the taskbar and exit the application. Le Dimmer works great as it keeps you focused on one window while the remaining screen is dark.
Le Dimmer works well on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 for both 32 and 64 bit versions.