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Thread: Best Windows 8.1 Desktop Customization Softwares

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    Best Windows 8.1 Desktop Customization Softwares

    Windows 8.1 is the new update by Microsoft offering you great interface and amazing features. This new OS is loaded with an optimized screen and more stable output. Now all of us like to customize our systems. It is popular since Windows XP. You can change themes, apply wallpapers and add widgets on Desktop. Windows 7 made things more fluid. Theming stuff is still popular. But as Winnows 8 came in to existence customization is entirely changed. Microsoft brought the popular mobile lock screen on desktop. This lock screen offers nice vibrant image with user password on the backside. So here I am going to provide you some of the best way to customize Windows 8 or 8.1. I know people are really struggling to modify their Windows 8 giving it a distinct approach based on their taste. There are many applications and plug-in you can test out. It will give you reasonable output with smooth performance and add different effects also.

    Sometime you might feel to go back on Windows 7 due to easy and fluid UI. But here we can try to make our system look better and easy to manage. It is simple and not so complicated. So letís move ahead with customizing Windows 8 and making it better in terms of look.

    1. RocketDock:

    RocketDock is one of the oldest and popular launcher. This launcher adds a bit animated effect on your screen making it more vibrant and amazing. You can add the shortcut you want on it and make it more useful. I am really happy with different transition effects added in the same. Now you can simply you can add all your icons on the dock making it more useful. You can go on the official site and download tons of new add-on and use them on the same. The shortcuts provided on it are useful and easy to manage. If you need a new dock on your screen then just add rocket dock on the same and then check back. The new updated version is more amazing. It has more new themes, and new style icons which you will love to have on your desktop.


    2. Rainmeter:

    This is one of my favorite. I had never something so light and so effective. Rainmeter adds extra effect on your desktop without changing any internal stuff. It also does not modify or add any system files. It is really smooth and amazing. Rainmeter is very lightweight. It is simple and allows you to add your own widget. You can add other effects with the same. It is one of the best ways to entirely modify your system and give it a very distinct look. You can download tons of new things from the official site. You get new type of clocks, notes, search bar, system resource analyzer kind of things on it. It is really distinct compare to all other theming stuff I had seen yet and above all it is very lightweight.


    3. Vladstudio Wallpaper Clocks:

    If you need nice wallpapers with clock support on the same then you can go for Vladstudio Wallpaper Clocks. Live wallpapers are bit heavy on system. But this one is smooth and amazing. It has set of beautiful wallpapers which you can apply on your screen and get amazing output. You can also transform your display into something really amazing. There are huge series of images available which you can download and apply. You can also apply new clocks on the same. All the wallpapers come integrated with clock and also display ate and time. So here you can make your screen gorgeous and great with new image and amazing look. The wallpapers here are surely going to make your screen fantastic.


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    4. DeskSpace:

    Now we have something extreme here. DeskSpace help you to add a different set of virtual desktop on your screen. Virtual desktop add more space and give cool look. You have a cube type of layout on the desktop. You can add your icons, drag them and arrange them as per your need. The tool also allows you to instantly switch between mouse and keyboard. Each and every desktop here is customizable. That means you can modify the same as per your own need. You can add required components on the same and enjoy amazing output. For those who are having a bit higher end system with graphic support, it is going to work really fine. This is a paid tool.


    5. DryIcons:

    DryIcons are for those who do not want to mess up with the theme. They want an effect but do not want to completely customize the entire system. So you can download and add DryIcons in your system. This helps you to change the icons and add some cute images on it. I had seen the icon library by them which are great. It is really amazing to find so much variation in the icons set. You can just go ahead and modify the icons as per your need. You have to download the bunch of icons first. And to change you have to right click on the file and do it.


    6. Rotating Wallpapers:

    Another simple solution for those who just want their wallpapers to more interesting. This application helps you to change the wallpaper after a specific time interval. You can also integrate nice wallpaper clocks on the same. This will make your job easier and good. Here you have to go on Vladstudio to get a nice set of wallpapers and you can then run it on your screen. This will rotate on timely basis. You can also add amazing clock on the same. So here just load bunch of amazing images in the software and done.


    7. Okozo Interactive Wallpaper:

    Okozo Interactive Wallpaper adds life to dead images. You have to install an application first and then you can go ahead with adding more wallpaper in the same. This software allows you to add a set of nice characters and images in your system. Which is really amazing and easy to manage? You can completely modify your system and make t great. With the help of this software you can also run flash animations and add interactive effect on the screen. I had seen the site which offer amazing downloads. This tool gives you amazing set of creativity. You can add video wallpaper or just download an animated one. People will be really surprised after seeing your desktop.


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    8. Dexpot:

    Dexpot add virtual desktop support on your system. You can have multiple desktop on your system. From long time Windows is practicing a single desktop only. But through Dexpot you can have more screens and you can enjoy amazing output. This tool just allows you to have different desktop screen along with transition control. Thatís all. You must try out this app once. It is nice and lightweight. You can have a set of different workspace on your screen.


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    Please what are the names of the Rocketdock and Rainmeter skins you used?

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