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WindowBlinds is a program that enables Windows users to completely change the look and feel of Windows users interface. Users customize Windows by using visual styles (skins) created for WindowBlinds. With these skins, WindowsBlinds can change the look of Title bars, borders, Task bars, Start button, Start menu, Progress animations, Toolbar icons, Explorer Views, and virtually every other part of Windows!

WindowBlinds is the only program that can customize the GUI of WindowsXP without having to alter system DLLs.

WindowBlinds has been tested to ensure it works with Windows Vista, so you know it is compatible, reliable, and more secure.

Customize the look & feel of Windows
Tired of your computer having the same old look as every other computer? Want to give your Windows PC its own unique style? Stardock WindowBlinds will let you apply thousands of different skins (visual styles) to change the look and feel of your entire desktop. WindowBlinds is so flexible that users can create skins that mimic the look and feel of other operating systems.

Not Just Eye Candy
WindowBlinds doesn’t just make Windows look better, it can make it more functional. You can create your own skins that add additional buttons to the title bar that provide additional functionality such as roll-up buttons, link buttons, program short cuts, even media player controls. Moreover, because WindowBlinds uses the latest features of your graphics card, it can make Windows even faster than the default Windows XP or “Aero” style.

You are in control
Even with thousands of different visual styles to choose from, you can customize those visual styles as well. WindowBlinds gives you total control over your graphical user interface. WindowBlinds will let you change the color of your Windows GUI, change your wallpaper, give different windows their own specific look, choose a new Windows taskbar and Start button.

Improve your productivity
WindowBlinds has features that significantly enhance a user’s productivity when it comes to interacting with windows. For example, you set WindowBlinds to minimize windows just by right-clicking on the title bar, a great feature for minimizing several windows quickly without having to resort to “minimize all”.

- Skins virtually every aspect of the Windows GUI
- Clean and easy configuration dialog.
- Tons of configuration options for users
- Animation supported on titlebars, buttons, and many other elements.
- Change the color of any visual style on the fly
- Per-application visual styles
- Doesn’t alter any system files
- Safe, reliable way to change the look and feel of Windows

Developer : Stardock Inc
Version : 5.51
Filesize : 14.73MB
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista
License : Shareware ( Limited skinning capabilities)


Get enhanced version for $19.95 from Stardock


Comment by takuyo on 2006-10-22 07:08:58



[...] In the meanwhile, Flyakite and eventually Launchy fully prepared me for my Mac experience. When I ordered my BlackBook, they told me it would take two weeks to ship, so I decided to take that time and download the WindowsBlinds trial and the Leopard skin that is provided in the downloads section of osx-e so I could get used to the control buttons being on the left side instead of the right as they are in Windows. The WindowsBlinds trial was 90 days, but that was no big deal because I would only need 8 or so. [...]

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