Island Dog's Articles In WinCustomize News
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 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...
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



 
October 11, 2018 by Island Dog
Grab our popular software products for awesome prices 
during our biggest sale of the year!*Check out some of our featured sales below: Fences
Reg. $9.99 Now $4.99 Get it Now
  Start10
Reg. $4.99 Now $2.49 Get it Now
 

Groupy
Reg. $9.99 Now $4.99 Get it Now  Object Desktop
Reg. $49.99 Now $24.99
See the complete list of software sales here!Check out our game sales here*Sale ends 10.31.18 at 1 PM ET. Sale not valid for Ashampoo and Enterprise products...
October 9, 2018 by Island Dog
It's October, and that means it's getting close to Halloween! We have always had a great selection of Halloween inspired skins and themes here on WinCustomize, and each year we get even more submissions from our fantastic members. 

We have all kinds of customizations, including WindowBlinds skins, animated wallpapers for DeskScapes, icons, and much more. 

Below are some favorites from the site, but you can look here to find a whole lot more.

Happy haunting!


Bad ...
May 11, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday! Today we are featuring a new WindowBlinds skin from Z71. Acadia has a dark, minimal design that is perfect for daily use on your Windows desktop. 

This is designed for Windows 10, 8, and 7, and I definitely recommend downloading this one today.

Download here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8888/
April 20, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday! This week we're featuring a new Master WindowBlinds skin from adni18 called Stylish Design. This skin has a minimal design that works great on the desktop and is perfect for daily use. 

Remember, if you are a WinCustomize subscriber you get 20% off Master skins. If you're not a subscriber already, head over here and get started.

Get it here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8878/
April 6, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday, WinCustomize! Today we are featuring the Plugged_In WindowBlinds from DaveBax. This is a fun skin for Windows 10/8/7, and you can tell all the great work that DaveBax put into this. Be sure to download and try this one out this weekend.

Download here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8870/





 
March 30, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday and I hope you have a great weekend planned! This week we're featuring the Meta WindowBlinds skin from LightStar. This is a darker skin with a color that really makes it stand out. Be sure to download this one today and add it to your skin library.

Download here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8867/
March 23, 2018 by Island Dog
Welcome to the weekend! Today we are featuring the Innocent skin for WindowBlinds by IceBabee. This is a perfect skin for anyone looking for a clean and minimal design for their desktop. 

Download here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/windowblinds/8862/





 
March 16, 2018 by Island Dog
The weekend is almost here, WinCustomize! We had some real nice skins come in this week but the one I wanted to feature this week is UniGlo by LightStar. This is a Master WindowBlinds skin and I just can't get enough the color design in this skin. Definitely one of my recent favorites. 

Remember, if you are a WinCustomize subscriber you get 20% off Master skins. If you're not a subscriber already, head over here and get started.

Get it here: https://www.wincustomize.com...
March 13, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Birthday, WinCustomize!

17 years ago, in the aftermath of the dot-com bust that took out many popular skinning sites (anyone remember skinz.org?), we launched WinCustomize. It's now the largest site on the Internet dedicated to GUI customization with thousands of user-submitted skins, screenshots, and more.

Do you have a favorite download from WinCustomize? Share it with us!