Island Dog's Articles In WinCustomize News
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 ...
January 27, 2020 by Island Dog
The first month of the year is quickly coming to an end, so I'm back with some highlights of some of the newest Masters skins from this month. I can't always list every one in an article, so be sure to check the galleries daily for all the latest free and Master skins we get submitted to Also take a look at the featured skins which should feature a new one each day, but here's a re-cap of the latest WindowBlinds skin! Wh...
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 ...
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:
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:
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:
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:  
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:
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, 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!  
March 9, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday! Today we are featuring a new start button which can be used with Start10 or Start8. The SciFi WFlag by JoeyW8 might be our first start button feature, and it's well deserved. JoeyW8 has a great library of start buttons and this is a great addition. It has a cool design and should go with a variety of WindowBlinds skins or just use it by itself! Download here:
March 2, 2018 by Island Dog
Happy Friday! The Ora skin for WindowBlinds is a new skin from LightStar that came in this week, and is our weekly featured skin. A lighter colored skin with a great design makes this one you'll definitely want to have on your desktop. Download here:  
February 2, 2018 by Island Dog
Hello weekend! We often feature WindowBlinds skins each week, but we can't forget about all the other great skins and themes available on WinCustomize. This week we have a wallpaper by ahabkaba. I'm not really going to try to describe it as it's one of those things you just need to see. It's a cool and different design and well deserved of a feature. Download here: