CapsCake is a free text application launcher. Its main role is to make the everyday use of the computer faster and easier. CapsCake brings the free text interface that is widely used in Internet search to the Command and Control of the computer. All you have to do it type your request in natural language, without being restricted by a rigid command format. From launching a program to searching the net simply write what you want and CapsCake will do the rest for you.
Using CapsCake you can run Microsoft Windows 7 "like" launching capabilities on Microsoft Windows XP platform.
Many efforts were done in order to make CapsCake small and fast. In order to do so, we used only basic graphics. No cool bitmaps, splash screens or sophisticated user interface.
Free text is the easiest, fastest and most intuitive way to use your computer. Combining natural language command line with graphic user interface make your daily tasks easier. Just type what you want and get it done. From launching programs and opening documents to sending mail and using web services. Using your computer should not be more difficult than searching the web.
Just type the name of the program and that's it. Use the auto-completion for fast typing CapsCake looks for programs, links and batch files to run in your path, program files and current directory.
Simply type the document name and CapsCake will open it for you.
In order to minimize the list of documents CapsCake displays only the ones last used.
You can also type Open and CapsCake opens the Microsoft Window dialog for you. The selected file and directory are stored in the CapsCake history for future use. and the documents in the current directory.
Write what you want; from simple requests such as "search" to more complex ones like "driving directions".
Currently Supported web services:
Location based business (pizza near address).
Translate text or URL
Use free text for Sending Attachments and URLs. Retrieving, adding and modifying contacts. Setting meetings and adding tasks. Currently supported:
Send email with or without attachments.
Set a meeting (Outlook only).
Set a reminder (Outlook only).
Get contact person data.
Edit / Modify contact person (Outlook only).
Add Task (Outlook only).
Enter the required mobile phone and type the message. CapsCake uses public data in order to locate the Mobile carrier and sends the text message using the carrier email interface. CapsCake SMS feature is Currently supporting the US and Canada only. Please read How To Send SMS
Enter the required calculation and get the result instantly.
CapsCake predicts if the clipboard has data that is relevant to your request. CapsCake looks for needed data on the clipboard. When a new command is issued, CapsCake analyzes the content of the clipboard and acts accordingly
This feature enables recording of scripts and running them. It is also possible to execute a script from other script. In order to record a script,
right click on the CapsCake icon and select the "Batch Recorder" option. Insert the script name in the displayed dialog.
Using CapsCake enter the commands that you want to record. Note that during the recording phase CapsCake will execute each command. When you finish the batch recording, right click on the CapsCake icon and select the "Stop Batch Recording", wait to the "Batch Recording Done" message.
News was added, faster GUI and bugs fixed.
Type "news" in order to get the last news.
CapsCake version is 1.2.8. Current Data Version is 1026.
Batch Recording and graphic cd were added. Use the menu to start and stop script recording.
Type CD to activate a CD dialog
CapsCake version is 1.2.7. Current Data Version is 1025.
Improved user interface and graphics. History was also improved.
Open option was added. Type Open and use the windows file dialog.
CapsCake is now free for non-commercial use.
CapsCake version is 1.2.5. Current Data Version is 1020.
Recipes search and Blog search were added to CapsCake.
CapsCake version is 1.1.9. Current Data Version is 1015.
Version 1.1.8 was released because of critical bug fix.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
CapsCake version is 1.1.8. Current Data Version is 1014.
Twitter was added to CapsCake.
Type twitter and the status you want to send or copy the message to the clipboard and type tweet.
CapsCake version is 1.17. Current Data Version is 1014.
YouTube search and flickr search were added to CapsCake.
Type YouTube and your desire clip, or copy your desire image subject to the clipboard and type flickr.
Current Data Version is 1013.
eBay search was added to CapsCake.
Type ebay and your search item, or copy your search item to the clipboard and just type ebay.
Current Data Version is 1012.
CapsCake 1.1.5 is available for download.
This version main new feature is sending text message (SMS) from your computer. (The US and Canada only).
Using this version you can type Internet URLs directly in CapsCake. Please read How To Send SMS
Current Data Version is 1011.
Browse was added to CapsCake.
Type Browse and the url in order to browse a site.
Current Data Version is 1010.
Two new features were added to CapsCake.
The first is finding lyrics; the second feature is searching articles in Wikipedia.
Current Data Version is 1009.
Traffic was added to CapsCake. The traffic feature currently supports only locations covered by Google™ traffic.
Current Data Version is 1008.
CapsCake 1.0.8 is available for download.
Current Data Version is 1007.
CapsCake will be available in Dec 1.
CapsCake Version 1.0.6 PR 2 is now available
Version 1.0.7 will be released in Dec 1
Data Version 1006