When I was using Slickrun I would set it to stay always on top so I could see the date, and since I moved to Launchy I’ve been missing that feature, so I decided to write a simple app to show the date in the tray.
TrayDate works by drawing two tray icons, one for the day and one for the month. In addition to showing the date it also has a list of countdowns and by double clicking the tray icons you can see how much time is left:
It’s released under the GPL license v3, and
you can download it from here:
It requires .NET Frameworks 3.5 to work.