Island Dog's Articles In WinCustomize News
May 26, 2020 by Island Dog
It's hard to believe we're already heading into June! While we're slowly getting back to normal, the beach still may be a place that some of us cannot get to just yet. If that's the case at least consider putting a tropical beach theme on your desktop until you can get there! Stardock News: NOW AVAILABLE: Curtains Public Beta - Add additional style modes to Windows 10! "Stardock released a public beta for its new customization tool today. Curtains™ allows users to apply new...
May 19, 2020 by Island Dog
Master skinner Neone6 has been busy getting some premium IconPackager themes delivered to the WinCustomize gallery! Some of these are icon packs that were bundled but are now available separately.  See these and many more in the IconPackager gallery here. Star Force   Dominatrix   DESTINY   CYGNUS
May 11, 2020 by Island Dog
Along with the (beta) release of Curtains, we of course have a Curtains gallery where users can upload and share their own themes.  Our very own Danioc has been hard at work cranking out new styles for Curtains, and he's been releasing some here on WinCustomize with more to follow. Check out these styles and check the gallery for more upcoming styles from danioc! Arrow   Persona
May 5, 2020 by Island Dog
We've been working hard to get some new content added to the wallpaper gallery, and I wanted to share some of the latest additions. These desktop wallpapers come in multiple high-resolution sizes and look great on a variety of devices.  Take a virtual stroll through the wallpaper gallery and see what's new! If you have some favorites, do us a favor and share any with your friends or on  your favorite social network. If there's any type of wallpaper you'd like to see added, let us kn...
April 27, 2020 by Island Dog
April is quickly winding down and that means another edition of the WinCustomize Monthly Wrap-up! We've had some cool releases and announcements this past month on the software side, and we've been continuing to add a bunch of great content to the galleries! Stardock News: Stardock Announces New Windows Desktop Customization Tool: Curtains Stardock announced a new customization tool today. Curtains allows users to apply new styles along the lines of Dark Mode and Light to Windows 10. ...
April 20, 2020 by Island Dog
We've had quite a few new and updated WindowBlinds skins hit the WB gallery on WinCustomize over the past couple of weeks. I've been featuring many to the front page, but it's always fun and useful to list them here as well. If you have any recent favorites post them in the comments below! Valdemar by 2of3   Faux OSX by don5318   Tang by LightStar   GreenTan by don5318   Outer Limits by vStyler  
April 13, 2020 by Island Dog
CursorFX 4 was released last week and I have been having fun checking out cursor themes to use with it. Some of these are included with CursorFX, but there many more available on WinCustomize for you to download. I wanted to add a few of my favorites here to help you get started, but be sure to take some time and browse the CursorFX gallery. There are tons of cursor themes of all types there and I'm sure you will find something that's perfect for your desktop setup! Get more CursorFX theme...
April 6, 2020 by Island Dog
Spring has arrived and we have been working hard to get more content added to WinCustomize. Spring is something people have been searching for, so we've gathered up some beautiful wallpaper images that will look great on your PC or other devices. Check out all the wallpapers here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/wallpapers Here are some favorites to get started with! Spring reflections Sunflower Fields in North Dakota Spring in Sweden The Great D...
March 30, 2020 by Island Dog
I feel like we had just started the month and here we are closing it out already. This has been one crazy month for sure, and I don't think April is going to give us much relief. We still have news coming out and since plenty of people are stuck at home, this has been a great time to get our desktops fixed up and interact more with the community.  Stardock News: CursorFX 4 announced! "CursorFX makes it easy for Windows users to customize their mouse cursors by applying skins, s...
March 23, 2020 by Island Dog
The wallpaper gallery here on WinCustomize is one of the most searched areas of the site. It's content though can sometimes be lacking when searching for a specific thing, or just the fact not a lot of people upload to that gallery anymore. Well, we're working on changing that! We have a dedicated account that will be bringing new wallpaper content to the site. It's already started and you might have noticed a bunch of new wallpapers already. We'll try to bring a wide variety of styles, but i...
March 16, 2020 by Island Dog
CursorFX 4 was announced last week, and I wanted to go through the cursor theme gallery on WinCustomize and find some of the popular themes that might be fun to check out. If you happen to be looking for some of the legacy cursor themes that used to be included with CursorFX, then you'll be happy to know we uploaded them to WinCustomize. You can find them here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/cursorfx Black Fire by vampothika   Piranha FX by neone6  ...
March 2, 2020 by Island Dog
March is already here and I wanted to give a wrap-up of what was happening on WinCustomize during the month of February.  Stardock News: SoundPackager 10 released! "SoundPackager 10 adds cloud access to thousands of different sounds, along with a number of all-new sound packages designed to give Windows users additional choices in how their PC sounds. Users can also create their own sound packages to share with others via an in-app editor."   New and Updated Mast...
February 24, 2020 by Island Dog
There's all kinds of animated wallpapers (.dreams) available on WinCustomize, but my personal favorites are landscape scenery. Having a nice, relaxing nature landscape scene such as a beach or waterfall on the desktop is just amazing to look at.  We've had some fantastic submissions lately so I wanted to take some time and highlight a few that I think will make a great addition to your desktop using DeskScapes. You can see many more in the DeskScapes gallery. Ocean Aquatics&nbs...
February 17, 2020 by Island Dog
I've been working with CursorFX a lot lately, and I've been going through the gallery looking for some of the best CursorFX themes that we have here on WinCustomize.  I'm going to post a few of my favorites below, but what I really want is to know what YOUR favorites are! Is there a skin that you always use with CursorFX? Post the link in the comments! Zoltik by Apocalypse_67   6502 by codewar65   Armada by neone6   Lucite by theAVMAN ...
February 3, 2020 by Island Dog
Wow, it's already February? Valentine's Day is celebrated annually on February 14th, and is a celebration of love and romance across many regions in the world. Another great thing is it's another great day to show some love to your desktop! We have a variety of skins and themes inspired by Valentine's Day, and I'll feature a few below. If you you want to see more check out the link here. Valentines Day Start Buttons by danilloOc   Happy Valentines Day Wallpaper by vlad ...