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Visual Enhancement

  • Start8 brings the “Start” menu back to Windows 8.
    • October 28, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows 8
    • 49,471 downloads
  • Try the new Windows 10 from your Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 machine.
    • October 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 90 downloads
  • Awesome semi-transparent desktop will inspire you at work! Learn more.
    • October 27, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 6,810 downloads
  • Start Menu 8 is specially designed for Windows 8. It offers a perfect solution for users who work with Windows Start Menu all the time and are not accustomed to the new Metro start screen in Windows 8.
    • October 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,311 downloads
  • Pokki brings your favorite apps to your PC.
    • October 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,527 downloads
  • The only start menu for Windows 8. Bring back and enhances the Start Menu. Launch desktop and metro apps. Truly touchscreen-friendly. Totally free.
    • September 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,905 downloads
  • Transform your Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP user interface to Mac OS X Yosemite.
    • September 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,670 downloads
  • Unleash the full capabilities of your Windows 8 Start Screen with Start Screen Unlimited. Add digital clock, Google search, power controls and numerous other gadgets directly to your start screen.
    • September 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 170 downloads
  • Turns your monitor into up to 20 monitors.
    • September 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,254 downloads
  • Somebody removed it, we bring it back: a Windows 8 start button + start menu.
    • August 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows 8
    • 8,076 downloads
  • Make Windows skinnable with WindowBlinds.
    • August 22, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 10,448 downloads
  • StartMenu 8+ is a freeware software that brings back classic Windows Start Menu for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
    • August 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 100 downloads
  • Personalize the Windows 8 Start screen with Decor8.
    • August 13, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 71,433 downloads
  • Stardock DeskScapes allows users of Windows Vista Ultimate to have dynamic, animated wallpaper.
    • August 11, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows Vista
    • 23,798 downloads
  • Windows 8 UX Pack offer some of Windows' 8 UI improvements.
    • July 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 7,047 downloads
  • Windows 8 Transformation Pack will convert your XP, Vista or Windows 7 based system to look like Windows 8 and emulate some of its features.
    • July 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 82,185 downloads
  • 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.
    • July 9, 2014
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,098 downloads
  • Fences is a program that helps you organize your desktop and hide your icons when they're not in use.
    • June 26, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,259 downloads
  • Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows. A DLL (cygwin1.dll) which provides substantial POSIX API functionality.
    • June 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 262 downloads
  • A free tool that we have developed to make the work with the Start menu much more convenient and efficient.
    • June 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 746 downloads
  • Replaces your static desktop picture with beautiful maps of the world with correct sun and moon illumination.
    • June 10, 2014
    • Demo
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,819 downloads
  • The start menu replacer for Win8, styled and integrated inside taskbar.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 927 downloads
  • Start Menu X is a replacement of the system menu for professionals. Compatible with Windows 8.1. Power users know how inconvenient and time-consuming it is to launch programs from the system menu.
    • June 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,833 downloads
  • Free Traditional Start Menu Style for Use with Windows 8.
    • June 2, 2014
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,628 downloads
  • Rainmeter displays customizable skins, like memory and battery power, RSS feeds and weather forecasts, right on your desktop.
    • May 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,386 downloads
  • OS X Mavericks Transformation Pack will transform your Windows 8/7/Vista/XP user interface to OS X Mavericks, including OS X Mavericks Boot Screen, Login Screen, Themes, Icons, Wallpapers, Sounds, Fonts, Dock, Dashboard, Spaces, Launchpad and more.
    • May 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,527 downloads
  • StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7.
    • May 15, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows 8
    • 8,803 downloads
  • Experience native look of Aero Glass interface on Windows 8.
    • May 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows 8
    • 13,821 downloads
  • Launch8 enables Windows 8 users to quickly launch their favorite apps from a stationary dock on the Start screen.
    • April 28, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 596 downloads
  • Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but were later removed.
    • April 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,945 downloads
  • Small utility program to calibrate monitors.
    • February 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,854 downloads
  • Clover is an extension of the Windows Explorer, to add multi-tab functionality similar to Google Chrome browser.
    • January 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 8,351 downloads
  • You can create, edit, import, export and find icons and manage icon libraries.
    • November 27, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,701 downloads
  • Its a real pleasure to release Windows 7 Start Button Changer. This freeware portable app allows you change the Windows 7 Start Orb or Button easily.
    • August 29, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 31,251 downloads
  • ClocX is analog clock application for Microsoft Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista. It is programmed in C++ language, which ensures small executable binary, optimal speed and low memory usage.
    • August 12, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 932 downloads
  • MaxTo is a program that lets you maximize windows to different parts of your monitor.
    • August 5, 2013
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,926 downloads
  • RetroUI allows you to see the Taskbar and Start button while the Windows 8 Start screen and when Apps are running.
    • June 18, 2013
    • Trial
    • Windows 8
    • 3,154 downloads
  • WindowManager helps you to improve your work flow by remembering and restoring the position and size of your programs and windows.
    • June 3, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,545 downloads
  • Organize your short-cuts and running tasks onto an extremely customizable dock that sits on your desktop.
    • May 16, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,376 downloads
  • Get the Windows Start Menu on Windows 8.
    • April 26, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,783 downloads
  • ModernMix is a revolutionary new program that lets you run Windows® 8 "Modern" apps in a window on the desktop.
    • March 7, 2013
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 521 downloads
  • The new Spesoft Windows 8 Start Menu app provides Windows 8 users with a Windows 7 style start menu.
    • March 4, 2013
    • Adware
    • Windows (all)
    • 654 downloads
  • Save, restore, manage and lock desktop layouts, wallpaper and screen saver.
    • February 5, 2013
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,970 downloads
  • Transform your Windows Desktop to the new Metro look.
    • January 25, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,200 downloads
  • The Microangelo Toolset provides a complete array of tools for icon and cursor enthusiasts.
    • December 19, 2012
    • Shareware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 2,778 downloads
  • Convert join and split video AVI, Divx, XviD, MPEG1, MPEG2, VCD, SVCD, DVD, WMV.
    • December 18, 2012
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,231 downloads
  • Start Button for Windows 8.
    • October 31, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,085 downloads
  • Are you missing the old Start Menu in Windows 8? Viva Start Menu has the solution!
    • October 29, 2012
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,875 downloads
  • Quickly and easily alter the look of your folders by placing a short text label over the base icon.
    • October 1, 2012
    • Shareware
    • Mac OS X
    • 1,729 downloads
  • Aston fully replaces standard Windows Desktop and delivers a host of new features.
    • September 3, 2012
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 2,554 downloads