Alternatives to Stardock Start8

Start8 brings the “Start” menu back to Windows 8.

April 2, 2014
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Windows 8
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   (89 votes)
Software that can be used as an alternative to Stardock Start8:
  • (16 votes)
    January 13, 2014
    StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7.
    • Trial
    • Windows 8
  • (23 votes)
    April 10, 2014
    Somebody removed it, we bring it back: a Windows 8 start button + start menu.
    • Freeware
    • Windows 8
  • (11 votes)
    April 7, 2014
    Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but were later removed.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • (18 votes)
    March 14, 2014
    StartW8 is a free but powerful tool for Windows 8 users. Do you prefer desktop to modernUI? Would you like to logon directly to desktop? And than use Start menu for runnig your apps? Then it's right for you.
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
  • 5 / 5
    (7 votes)
    December 4, 2013
    Pokki brings your favorite apps to your PC.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • 5 / 5
    (1 votes)
    October 29, 2012
    Are you missing the old Start Menu in Windows 8? Viva Start Menu has the solution!
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • (10 votes)
    June 18, 2013
    RetroUI allows you to see the Taskbar and Start button while the Windows 8 Start screen and when Apps are running.
    • Trial
    • Windows 8
  • 3.5 / 5
    (2 votes)
    September 20, 2013
    The start menu replacer for Win8, styled and integrated inside taskbar.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • 2.8 / 5
    (4 votes)
    October 31, 2012
    Start Button for Windows 8.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • Not rated yet
    (0 votes)
    March 4, 2013
    The new Spesoft Windows 8 Start Menu app provides Windows 8 users with a Windows 7 style start menu.
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
  • 5 / 5
    (1 votes)
    January 10, 2014
    A free tool that we have developed to make the work with the Start menu much more convenient and efficient.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • 5 / 5
    (6 votes)
    January 22, 2014
    Free Traditional Start Menu Style for Use with Windows 8.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)