Battery Mode – the battery indicator and advanced power management of Windows devices
Program Battery Mode is a small free utility, which is an alternative to the battery indicator as part of the regular Arsenal of Windows. Its the brainchild of the developers of the program called the tool for advanced power management. Let us consider the features of the program Battery Mode.
Battery Mode is available for free on the official website of the developer. The program is presented in 32 — and 64-bit editions.
Have Battery Mode does not have a traditional installation process in the system. Downloaded the software archive must be decompressed.
And in the unpacked folder run the file «BatteryMode32» or «BatteryMode64».
The regular Windows battery meter 10
Before proceeding to the review features of Battery Mode, for comparison, look first for a full-time battery indicator in Windows 10. It is located in the system tray and clicking its icon shows the remaining battery percentage and remaining time of the laptop or tablet.
In the box battery indicator you can set the desired percentage of the brightness of the screen to enable battery saver mode. The option in the context menu on the display, will adjust the brightness in power settings in Windows control panel or mobility center.
Setting screen brightness and battery saver mode battery dedicated button is also available in the notification Center in Windows 10.
Here, in fact, the full potential of the staff of the indicator Windows.
Functionality Battery Mode
After starting Battery Mode in Windows system tray there will be one battery indicator. From the system indicator will it be different colored icon. This color corresponds to the selected power scheme: green – saving energy, yellow is balanced, red is high performance.
Clicking on the icon Battery Mode, we see as in the regular window of the indicator the remaining battery time and percentage of charge. As staff indicator Windows, the Battery indicator Mode offers quick access to brightness setting screen, but not in the established percent, and in the form of a slider to be placed free value. But what is not in the normal indicator Windows, so that prompt access to change power schemes. While such access is made directly in the indicator window Battery Mode. Thus, the required power can constantly switch, depending on on a laptop or tablet tasks.
More features will get the context menu invoked on the icon Battery Mode. For you can assign a program autostart with Windows. You can change the icon style, or use a solid color.
For faster switching circuits of the power available hot keys with the ability to assign their own combinations.
Along with online access to change power schemes the following two functions are the main features of the program, which you can unsubscribe from the regular indicator Windows in favor of the indicator Battery Mode.
«Information about the system’s power» – this menu item causes a summary of the technical characteristics of the battery, where, in particular, it is possible to see the degree of deterioration.
Battery Mode provides the function of the scheduler for your specific installation conditions, auto-transition, laptop or tablet at a certain power scheme. In the scheduler you can add rules – the conventions of power supply and applied to the conventions of the action.
For a particular battery, in the presence or absence of AC power, you can assign the appearance of a custom message or automatic switching to another power scheme.