Home & Personal Weather The Weather Radar Toolkit

The Weather Radar Toolkit 3.0 for Windows

by AstroScan Media

Avg. Rating 2.0 (1 votes)

File Details

File Size 3.2 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows 7/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 1,452
Publisher AstroScan Media
Homepage The Weather Radar Toolkit

Publisher's Description

The Weather Radar Toolkit displays the national weather radar, local radar and satellite weather information for locations in the Unites States.

Latest Reviews

coover

coover reviewed v3.0 on Feb 9, 2010

Very interesting application.

At present, it is quite buggy. It may work better on a Win XP machine than my Win 7.

In the 10 minutes I tried to use this application, I discovered that "Run as Administrator" must be checked to install it and must be checked to run it (and, of course to uninstall it). I found that it has an insufficient number of weather stations. The closest to my home was 90 miles away and in an entirely different weather zone ... that is, it was close to sea level while my home is at 6200 feet above sea level. It does, however, allow the user to enter latitude and longitude, but it seems to ignor that. I was not able to successfully get the application to center on my location. It wanted to center, first, on the major city closest to my home, and then, as I zoomed in, on a location about 200 miles northwest of that area. And the application crashed a couple of times. I made no attempt to find out why.

This looks like it may be a very good tool in the future, but, at present, it is obviously still in the "Alpha" stage, certainly not yet ready to be called a "Beta" application. So I have uninstalled it, but will try it again when it is updated.

Good luck to the application author. You have lots of work ahead to make this application useable.

Avg. Rating 2.0 (1 votes)
Your Rating
coover

coover reviewed v3.0 on Feb 9, 2010

Very interesting application.

At present, it is quite buggy. It may work better on a Win XP machine than my Win 7.

In the 10 minutes I tried to use this application, I discovered that "Run as Administrator" must be checked to install it and must be checked to run it (and, of course to uninstall it). I found that it has an insufficient number of weather stations. The closest to my home was 90 miles away and in an entirely different weather zone ... that is, it was close to sea level while my home is at 6200 feet above sea level. It does, however, allow the user to enter latitude and longitude, but it seems to ignor that. I was not able to successfully get the application to center on my location. It wanted to center, first, on the major city closest to my home, and then, as I zoomed in, on a location about 200 miles northwest of that area. And the application crashed a couple of times. I made no attempt to find out why.

This looks like it may be a very good tool in the future, but, at present, it is obviously still in the "Alpha" stage, certainly not yet ready to be called a "Beta" application. So I have uninstalled it, but will try it again when it is updated.

Good luck to the application author. You have lots of work ahead to make this application useable.

© 1998-2019 BetaNews, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy.