WindowBlinds is a software utility that allows you to completely change the look and feel of Microsoft Windows. It works by applying new visual styles, also called skins, across the entire user interface (i.e. start menu, window frames, title bars, menus, buttons, taskbar, scroll bars,...) of the operating system. As a result, you gain complete control over the way Windows looks.
With Galactic Civilizations III’s release today, the PC gets its first native 64-bit strategy game. 64-bit, along with DirectX 12 is the one-two combination that is about to transform games both on the PC and the latest consoles (on the PS4, their GNM API accomplishes the same thing).
The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available and has taken the Windows interface to a whole new level. Unfortunately, the preview did not come with a desktop feature that the world makes use of billions times a day, the “Start” menu. Luckily, we have a solution!
New version! - If you've ever used a multiple monitor equipped PC, then you can imagine how Multiplicity works. Each monitor is connected to its own PC. When the user moves the mouse over to a given monitor, the user is then controlling that PC.
New version! -Fences is a one-of-a-kind program, allowing you to draw labeled shaded areas on your desktop, which become movable & resizable containers for your desktop icons. These groups can help bring organization and consistency to your computer's desktop, solving the "constant mess" problem that has plagued the desktop since its inception.
A few days ago, Stardock announced it was working on Galactic Civilizations III for the PC, and that the game will be made to run exclusively on 64-bit operating systems. Today, a new game development company has been revealed and announced it is working on its own 64-bit game engine. Furthermore, it has Stardock CEO Brad Wardell as one of its founders.
DeskScapes is a program that allows users to have animated wallpaper on their Windows 7, Vista or XP desktop. It supports playing video as animated wallpaper, dynamically generated content as animated wallpaper, and more. Users also have the ability to change specific colors in their current wallpaper or choose the "Random wallpaper option", and set how often the wallpapers will rotate.
Galactic Civilizations fans rejoice, as Stardock has just announced the third installment in the series will be launched at some point. Although the game has yet to receive an official release date, Stardock already set the price tags for the beta and alpha version of Galactic Civilizations III.
DirectSkin allows software developers to make their applications skinnable using WindowBlinds technology. A typical application can be skinned within a few minutes of integrating the DirectSkin OCX into the project.
IconPackager is a program that allows users to change nearly all of their Windows icons at once by applying "packages" of icons. A package of icons contains icons to replace most of the common icons on your Windows PC.