ston is an original shell replacement for Windows - you can use it as a whole and customize every desktop element the way you like.

This surprisingly smart, considered, at once sophisticated and simple shell replaces the standard Windows desktop and makes it more usable, beautiful and customizable. It also lets you get easy access to files, folders and applications on your choice. Aston offers the completely unique approach with yet unseen features and themes with live and 3D animated wallpapers. Every element of Aston: main menu, desktop, panels - can be tweaked and customized, thus letting one create the most convenient working area. Aston makes people surprised about how easy to understand, natural, human and approachable a desktop might be.


  • Settings flexibility, 3D animated themes creation capability
  • Animated skins and themesand their application simpleness
  • Live wallpapers
  • 3D objects in skins support
  • Widgets support, fixed and floating (RSS, analog clock, weather forecast, power management, system resources monitor, etc.)
  • Easy wigdets personalization
  • Themes' support and their application simpleness
  • Customization simplicity and usability even for a novice user
  • Multi-language support
  • Systems with several monitors support
  • Color labels for desktop icons
  • Effects support for icons
  • Quick search on local disks and in the internet
  • Progress indicator for tasks
  • Hotkey Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Task list appearance choice
  • Flip3D and Expose modes for open applications view
  • Secure Features
  • Sound effects
  • Start menu items and top programs list customization
  • Much more...