Pennywise is a free software to open a webpage, video on a floating window. Using this software, you can keep a web page, online video or any other online content on the top of all windows. And not only this, but you can change the opacity of the floating window to make it slightly or completely transparent.
This software basically creates a window that automatically pins itself above all the opened windows. You can resize it and place anywhere on your screen. You can use it to pin an important online document or any other page on your desktop. And in later updates, there will be more options like pinning local files.
With this software, you can achieve what people called Picture in Picture mode on your PC. You can open any online content and pin that on your desktop. This software runs on all platforms and you can use it very easily. You just have to enter a URL and then it will open that for you. Later you can change the opacity of the floating window.
Using this Free Software to Open a Webpage, Video on a Floating Window:
Pennywise is an open source software and still in development. To open a floating window, just open it, run it, and give it a URL that you want to pin. It will load that page for you and then you can put the floating window anywhere on the screen.
Download Pennywise from GitHub for your platform and then install. Open it and its simple interface will show up. You will see that its window is already pinned above all the opened windows. Enter a URL in box on its interface to open it.
After you have entered a URL, hit enter to open it. It will load that page for you. You can resize the floating window and put it anywhere on your desktop. You will always have an eye on it as it is running on the top. You can open any kind of online content in the window. Also, you can click on the gear icon from its interface to change the opacity of the floating window.
Above, you can see how the floating window that this software creates looks like. You can easily run this software and pin any online content above all the opened windows. There will be more in this in coming updates like opening PDF and image files from your PC.
Pennywise is a simple and useful tool to pin or keep an online content on your desktop. And you can easily do that by using a URL. And I really liked the fact that it runs on all the platforms in the same way. There were some browser extensions to play videos in pop up in browser but this software is a much better option.