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November 22, 2021 by Island Dog
The Thanksgiving holiday is this week for many of us in the community. We wanted to take a moment and send out a big thank you to our community and to send a big Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who is celebrating this week with family and friends. We appreciate everyone in our various Stardock communities, and we hope you have a great holiday! Do you have any plans for this week or the weekend? Are you cooking anything good? Let us know in the comments!      
November 14, 2021 by Island Dog
Fences 4 Beta 1 Available Today with New Peek Feature Fences Peek and Desktop Display will improve your workflow Get into the Beta NowStardock has released the first beta of Fences 4, a program that allows users to automatically organize files, folders, and applications on their PC desktops into custom-sized spaces called fences. Fences 4, designed to work with Windows 10 and 11, introduces Peek, a new feature that will streamline you...
November 3, 2021 by Island Dog
Start11 Brings Customization to the Windows 11 Start Menu Today  Learn more about Start11 at www.stardock.com Stardock released Start11™, a program that allows users to customize the Windows® Start menu and taskbar, today. As with previous editions of StartX products, Start11 allows users to restore the Start menu to appear as it does in previous versions of Windows, as well as customize and enhance its functionality.&nb...
October 20, 2021 by Island Dog
Stardock Announces Fences 4 with new features, a Refreshed Interface and Support for Windows 11 Fences 4 offers an array of customizations to keep PC desktops clean and organized Get into the alpha now (available exclusively through Object Desktop)Stardock announced Fences 4, a program that allows users to automatically organize shortcuts and icons on their PC desktops into custom-sized spaces called fences. As with previous edition...
October 11, 2021 by Island Dog
Halloween is just a few short weeks away, and it's always a fun time to put a "costume" on your desktop! We've asked the WinCustomize community in the past what their favorite "skinning holidays" are and Halloween is always one of the favorites. I've been going through the gallery and grabbing some of my favorites and wanted to share them in this week's post. Bat O Ween (WindowBlinds)   Halloween Night (DeskScapes animated wallpaper)   Black Widow Halloween (Cursor...
October 8, 2021 by Island Dog
Enhance the Start Menu and Restore Classic Functionality with Start11 Get into the BetaStardock announced the availability of the Release Candidate 1 update for Start11, a program that allows users to customize the Windows Start menu and taskbar. This update brings several new Start menu layouts to choose from, restored context menu functionality, enabled repositioning of the taskbar, plus one of our users’ favorite features: Fences integration. As ...
October 4, 2021 by Island Dog
We are finally into fall and October is already here! Since it is October, now is a fun time to get your Halloween themed desktops ready! We have a bunch of Halloween skins, so it'll be fun to see what you put together this month. Take a screenshot and post to our desktop screenshot thread linked below and let us know what themes you are using this month. Post your desktops to the monthly thread here: https://forums.wincustomize.com/507200/ (This is a news thread and will be lock...
September 27, 2021 by Island Dog
The fall season is finally here, and I hope wherever you are located that you are starting to get some cooler weather. This is a fun time of year for skinning as Halloween and Christmas are two of the most popular holidays for skins and themes. We already have a fantastic selection of skins for the season, and we're getting more added weekly.  Have you put together a fall or Halloween desktop yet? Do you plan to? If you're looking for some themes to get started with, check out these p...
September 13, 2021 by Island Dog
Fall is just around the corner, and I've been getting ready with my pumpkin coffee and changing the wallpapers on my various PCs! We have a bunch of seasonal desktop wallpapers here on WC, and we've been adding more so there's a wide selection to choose from. We've also been making sure the tags are in place, so just by searching 'fall' or 'autumn' should bring up plenty of results in all categories! Here's a few of our favorites to get you started! If you like these be sure to share! ...
September 6, 2021 by Island Dog
September is finally here, and we are just weeks away from the official start of fall! With a new month brings a new opportunity to show off the skins and themes you are using on your desktop. Take a screenshot and post to our desktop screenshot thread and let us know what themes you are using this month. Post your desktops to the monthly thread here: https://forums.wincustomize.com/506729/ (This is a news thread and will be locked. Screenshot taken by JanOscar)
August 23, 2021 by Island Dog
One of my favorite things about using animated wallpapers with DeskScapes is the relaxing scenes I can have right on my Windows desktop. My personal favorite types are the triggered .dreams that change on the time of day, and animated wallpapers with very subtle animations. A quick example would be snow slowly falling on a winter scene, or subtle movement of water that doesn't distract you from anything. The best thing is we have a ton of those types of animated wallpapers here on WinCus...
August 17, 2021 by Island Dog
We're just over a month away until the fall/autumn season arrives, and I am so ready for some hopefully cooler weather. Fall is a wonderful time to base some desktop themes on as we have many types of skins that fit perfectly with the season. We have an excellent selection of wallpapers, WindowBlinds skins, animated wallpapers for DeskScapes, and much more to choose from! We'll be featuring plenty of themes over the next few weeks, but here are some of our favorites to get started with. Let u...
August 10, 2021 by Island Dog
Stardock Restores Classic Start Menu in Windows 11 Beta version of Start11 is live today  Stardock announced Start11, a program that allows users to customize the Windows Start menu. As with previous editions of the StartX products, Start11 allows users to restore the Start menu to appears as it does in previous versions of Windows as well as customize it to their liking. The beta version is now available at Star...
July 22, 2021 by Island Dog
Major Version Update for Fences Now AvailableStardock released a major update to Fences, its popular Windows desktop organization software, today. Fences creates a one-of-a-kind experience for users by automatically organizing their Windows desktop shortcuts and icons in shaded areas, offering a clutter-free workspace for creating.   Fences tucks files and folders away in plain sight with designated portals while also providing the functionality of pull...
July 19, 2021 by Island Dog
Major Version Update for Fences Coming on July 22ndStardock announced a July 22nd release for a major update to Fences, its popular Windows desktop organization software. Fences creates a one-of-a-kind experience for users by automatically organizing their Windows desktop shortcuts and icons in shaded areas, offering a clutter-free workspace for creating.   Fences tucks files and folders away in plain sight with designated portals while also providing t...