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  1. The WindowBlinds 7.01 update was released. Current users can download the update via Impulse. What's new and updated: Microsoft themepacks now appear as sub-styles of Aero, and can be applied New guided tour on first run More textures added Explorer backgrounds page now shows the textures from the textures page too Many other minor tweaks Modified Aero entry added to skin list. More info and download at http://www.windowblinds.net
  2. WindowBlinds 7 includes a host of new features and adds native support for Windows 7. Amongst its new features is the ability to "skin Aero." WindowBlinds 7 includes a new configuration program that makes it easy to access the new features of the program. For example, users can now add their own textures to existing skins. To learn more, visit http://www.windowblinds.net.
  3. DeskScapes is a unique program that allows users to customize their Windows desktop wallpaper with effects, animation and a variety of other options. DeskScapes 3 adds support for Windows 7 and includes a host of effects that users can apply to their existing traditional desktop backgrounds. DeskScapes 3 also includes a new configuration interface that lets users easily mix and match between different types of wallpaper. Natively, DeskScapes supports its own popular DREAM format which lets users use video or dynamically generated animated wallpaper. Version 3 extends this for
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    Fences 1.0

    Fences works by allowing users to "draw" labeled shaded areas on the desktop, which become movable & resizable containers for any desktop icon. These groups can help bring organization and consistency to your computer's desktop, solving the "constant mess" problem that has plagued the desktop since its inception. Fences also helps users finally appreciate the wallpaper hiding behind a cluttered desktop. In addition to its organizing features, Fences offers a quick-hide feature: Double click your desktop, and all your icons will fade out. Double click again, and they'll return.
  5. The beta 2 update for WindowBlinds 7 has been released today. If you are an Object Desktop subscriber you now have access to this beta which arrives with a variety of updates. Updates include: Live previews. See the changes you make in settings in real-time Completely new user interface which includes grab and throw scrolling, reflections, and a simpler layout. Improved Windows 7 support Improved skin coloring (see video) Improved sub-style selections, and skin search If you purchased WindowBlinds anytime after April 1st, 2009, then you will receive the W
  6. Which version of ObjectBar are you using?
  7. An update has been released. You can download it via Impulse or at the Fences website. http://www.stardock.com/products/fences/
  8. If you are a subscriber to Object Desktop, you can get an early look at WindowBlinds 7 which now supports Windows 7. This is an example of a skin being created for Win7.
  9. This is showing the Plus version, but both are being updated.
  10. It's still early in development, but here is a sneak peak at ObjectDock 2.0. http://www.objectdock.com
  11. WindowBlinds 6.4 has been released. If you currently have WindowBlinds, you can simply update via Impulse. What’s new and updated in WindowBlinds 6.4: Support for glass menu bars on Windows Vista Support for a different mouseover image on the right hand side of the Start Menu Control over the background color of the Start Menu "Programs" list Double clicking the top left of a per pixel window will now close it on Windows Vista Control over the search box text color & font Better control over the Start Menu fonts & colors New section to allow a custom mouseover
  12. SoundPackager is an application that lets users change the default Windows sound scheme to one of many available for download. This is done by applying “packages” of sound files which allows you to easily change to custom sounds without having to change each individual sound file. Changing to a new sound package just takes a couple of clicks, and restoring to the default Windows sounds is just a click away. What’s new in this update: Added option to toggle default skin Improved the left panel options for clarity Added Windows Default Sound to Package list Added option to
  13. Stardock is excited to announce its most innovative desktop utility application since the popular WindowBlinds today – Stardock Fences for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The free application from Stardock clears desktop clutter and provides consistency and organization for groups of files on the desktop. Fences allows users to literally “draw” labeled shaded areas on the desktop which become movable & resizable “containers” for desktop icons. These groups arrange and hide the files on the computer's desktop solving the "constant mess" problem that has plagued the desktop since its
  14. You need to make sure you go to the Extras tab and make sure the image dimensions are correct. If they are off, then you will get issues like ones shown in your images. I would also suggest opening various existing skins in SkinStudio and taking look at how the start menu's there are setup. If all else fails, feel free to inquire at the forums on WinCustomize where there are many experienced skinners who can offer assistance.
  15. Try looking through the official SkinStudio 6 tutorial. It was designed for beginning skinners, and will guide you through the process of creating a skin for WindowBlinds. http://www.stardock.com/products/skinstudio/help
  16. Hi, Yes you need to uninstall the trial version before installing the full version. blackbelt534: Have you resolved your issue yet. If not, PM me your address and I will take a look at your account. Support is back, but they is a backlog of e-mails.
  17. If you are attempting to crack the software, that is your problem right there.
  18. You have to provide more information in order to help you. What version of WindowBlinds? Paid or trial version? Etc.
  19. HTML clipboard .style1 { font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; } Stardock has released the 2009 edition of its popular desktop experience suite Object Desktop. Object Desktop is a set of utilities that enables users to completely transform the desktop experience of Windows XP or Windows Vista. Object Desktop includes 6 utilities that focus on enhancing a particular aspect of Windows. These are: *WindowBlinds *IconPackager *DesktopX *DeskScapes (animated wallpaper for XP!) *BootSkin Pro (Bootskins for Vista) *Theme Manager *MyColors Themes Theme Manager also includes
  20. Is this the full or trial version?
  21. .dream files for DeskScapes. http://dream.wincustomize.com
  22. The GUI's is the ultimate Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) competition. Graphics designers from around the world will be competing in three primary GUI categories; WindowBlinds, Icons and Animated Wallpapers. This year's competition has a prize pool of nearly $15,000 with prizes from AMD/ATI, Wacom, Corel, TechSmith, DeviantArt and WinCustomize! Starting October 14th, 2008, skinners will be able to submit their work to the competition website (http://www.guichamps.com/), with the first events being judged in mid-November, and the overall "Best Skinner" crowned in late December. The d
  23. You could try modifying the button alignment in SkinStudio 6. www.skinstudio.net
  24. Stardock is pleased to announce the release of IconPackager 4.1. IconPackager is an application that allows users to change hundreds of icons at one time on their Windows machine. IconPackager uses packs of icons that can be applied at once, or you can change icons individually if you choose. There is also integration with the Windows shell which allow changing of individual icons for files and folders from the right-click menu. What’s new in IconPackager 4.1: Added option to change the Connect To icon on Vista Start Menu. Added option to change the Printers icon on Vista Start
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