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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
 Customize your PC just the way you like it for 50%* off Conquer your desktop clutter and multiple machines in a style that's unique to your needs Reg. $49.99   Now $24.99 Your complete Windows customization suite  |  Get it Now Reg. $9.99   Now $4.99 Get it Now 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 ...
October 30, 2018 by Island Dog
Recently, I shared an intro to customizing your Windows desktop. This time, I wanted to do the same type of article, but put the focus on desktop productivity apps. Organize your desktop icons with Fences Fences is one of our most popular apps for a productive desktop. Fences allows you to create fenced off areas on your desktop that you can place your icons in to organize them how you like. Fence can be customized with colors and transparency, and can also be rolled-up to save space on...
October 24, 2018 by Island Dog
Windows customization has come a long way since it first started to become popular many, many years ago. It has also changed significantly during that time, with different apps coming and going throughout the years. Even though some styles and techniques have changed, there is a still a want and need to customize the Windows desktop to fit your own personal style. There are many ways to get this done, but today I wanted to write up a quick intro guide for new users who want to get started wit...
October 16, 2018 by Island Dog
Hello...BEST FRIENDS! We are currently working on version 1.1 of Star Control: Origins and the first free DLC called the Multiverse.  We expect to have a beta version of v1.1 out this week for those who want to try it out.   Multiverse The Multiverse DLC will open up Steam Workshop to modders who want to create their own stories, maps, custom settings, aliens, etc. for people to play with.  This DLC will obviously evolve over time and get more features as we lear...
October 16, 2018 by Island Dog
My wife and I currently do cruise travel vlogs on YouTube. Recording all our adventures is fun while we’re on a ship, but the real work begins when it’s time to sort through and edit all that footage we have captured over the week. For many years I have done photo editing, which is also quite time consuming, but that’s nothing compared to what it takes to get a whole video edited and ready for uploading. That means I need to use every tool at my disposal to make the process as ...
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 ...
July 17, 2018 by Island Dog
We're excited to have adni18 for our Master Skinner spotlight this month! He joined WinCustomize way back in 2001 and is one of our overall top skinners on the site. Thanks for taking the time to answer some of our questions for the community.   You are one of our original members way back in 2001. Can you tell us how you got involved in “skinning” and WinCustomize? I was using an early beta version of Windows XP and I decided to do something beautiful with my new Wi...
June 26, 2018 by Island Dog
Summer officially arrived recently and that is always a good time to change up your Windows desktop with some new skins and themes from WinCustomize. Since summer is typically associated with beaches, vacations, and warm weather, I think that is a great place to start in highlighting some skins for your summer desktop.   Wallpapers Life's a Beach by c31marius Summer Solstice by Whalecore Costa Maya by Island Dog Animated Wallpapers for DeskScapes Tropical Beach II by AzDu...