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September 16, 2019 by Island Dog
Fall officially arrives next week, so now is a perfect time to start getting your desktop ready for the seasonal change. We have a nice variety of skins designed for the Fall season.

Here's a few of my favorites!

See more Fall inspired skins and themes here.



Autumn forest stream for DeskScapes



 

Autumn for WindowBlinds



 

Fall Color for WindowBlinds



 

Fall leaves for DeskScapes



 

 
August 6, 2019 by Island Dog
Stardock has released Groupy v1.25 with Dark Mode UI support.  Groupy is a program that allows users to combine different programs together into a single window with tab navigation.  For example, users can combine multiple Explorer windows together to get a tabbed interface or the same with the command prompt or even mix and match any set of windows.





Also resolved some tab color issues with the KB4505903 update for Windows 10 in dark mode.

While the app should soon prompt...
May 21, 2019 by Island Dog
New Object Desktop Manager Beta Now Available
With a new interface and streamlined user experience for Object Desktop MembersObject Desktop members can download the newest beta for the Object Desktop Manager today. With it, you can easily install, update, and uninstall any of the apps that are included with your Object Desktop membership.

With Object Desktop Manager, you can:

Easily connect to our forumsCheck for updatesChoose how apps are installedHide unused appsChoose to install ...
May 17, 2019 by Island Dog
Create your own unique video game and share it with the world in
The Video Game Machine
Join the Founder's Program today and get access to the alpha on May 29th!Make, play, and share unique video games that you’ve made yourself! The Video Game Machine is a sandbox game that removes the tricky parts of development and leaves only the fun, putting the power of creativity in YOUR hands.Give valuable input on mechanics and gameplay during the development process by joining our Founder's prog...
April 24, 2019 by Island Dog
This is the new live-action Star Wars TV show which will be premiering on the Disney streaming service this year.

It's looking great.



 
April 17, 2019 by Island Dog
Add Custom Wallpapers to your Windows Desktop
with the new DeskScapes 10Stardock announced an April 30th release date for its highly anticipated Windows® desktop personalization application, Deskscapes 10. The newest version of DeskScapes still allows users to personalize their desktop wallpaper with animations, pictures, and video, while adding several new community requested features.

Across one or more monitors, DeskScapes provides users with the capability to animate and customize t...
April 16, 2019 by Island Dog
A few weeks into spring, and while the weather is warming up we're looking at some cool wallpapers for the desktop. WinCustomize has a great selection of seasonal wallpapers to match any theme you are using. Check out all the spring wallpapers here:  https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/wallpapers/search/spring   
April 12, 2019 by Island Dog
April 9, 2019 by Island Dog
Don't stand out. #StarWarsJediFallenOrder pic.twitter.com/dQ8bg4bqyf— EA Star Wars (@EAStarWars) April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019 by Island Dog
If you haven't had a chance to try out the beta for our newest version of DeskScapes, you can become an Object Desktop member now and personalize your desktop wallpaper with animations, pictures, and video right away.

New in Beta 2:

Supports Fences blur featureMulti select files to add or remove from randomIf media foundation fails, it will try directshow for videos 

DeskScapes 10 Major Features:

A new wallpaper manager, complete with the ability to mark “favorite” b...
April 4, 2019 by Island Dog
Star Wars Celebration 2019 is happening next week in Chicago. My guess is we will get the first teaser and title for Episode IV.

I would imagine we'll also hear more about the Star Wars shows coming to the Disney streaming service.

What Star Wars new are you expecting to hear about?

https://www.starwarscelebration.com/

 
March 27, 2019 by Island Dog
Happy 18th Birthday, WinCustomize!

WinCustomize is officially an adult now! Launched way back in 2001 after the dot-com bust took out some other skinning sites, WC has since become the largest site on the Internet dedicated to the customization of the Windows desktop.

Today we have over 2.3 million members, 106,240 total skins on the site, over 13,000 skin authors, and a total download count of 379,771,119.

That's a lot of downloads!

 

Winky the WinCustomize mascot ...
February 8, 2019 by Island Dog
We've had a bunch of new Master WindowBlinds skins hit the galleries in just the first week or so of February. I'm sure we'll see plenty more this month, but I wanted to just featured a couple in case you missed them.

 

A-Light by adni18



 

Cargo Bay by don5318



 

Normality by LightStar



 

PredaD'or by neone6



 
January 11, 2019 by Island Dog
We're not too far into the new year, but we already have several great skin submissions in the gallery. If you are wanting to get the year started with a new desktop setup, now is a great time to start.

Check out some of the latest additions:



Peaceful Sunset by adni18



 

Hi-Tech by IceBaBee



 

Hot Rod by don5318



 

Memories by LightStar



 

 
December 20, 2018 by Island Dog
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Automatically organize your desktop shortcuts and icons with Fences.

Create shaded areas to organize your desktopDouble-click the desktop to hide or show iconsDefine rules to organize ...