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April 20, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
We've had quite a few new and updated WindowBlinds skins hit the WB gallery on WinCustomize over the past couple of weeks. I've been featuring many to the front page, but it's always fun and useful to list them here as well. If you have any recent favorites post them in the comments below! Valdemar by 2of3   Faux OSX by don5318   Tang by LightStar   GreenTan by don5318   Outer Limits by vStyler  
April 13, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
CursorFX 4 was released last week and I have been having fun checking out cursor themes to use with it. Some of these are included with CursorFX, but there many more available on WinCustomize for you to download. I wanted to add a few of my favorites here to help you get started, but be sure to take some time and browse the CursorFX gallery. There are tons of cursor themes of all types there and I'm sure you will find something that's perfect for your desktop setup! Get more CursorFX theme...
April 6, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Spring has arrived and we have been working hard to get more content added to WinCustomize. Spring is something people have been searching for, so we've gathered up some beautiful wallpaper images that will look great on your PC or other devices. Check out all the wallpapers here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/wallpapers Here are some favorites to get started with! Spring reflections Sunflower Fields in North Dakota Spring in Sweden The Great D...
March 30, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
I feel like we had just started the month and here we are closing it out already. This has been one crazy month for sure, and I don't think April is going to give us much relief. We still have news coming out and since plenty of people are stuck at home, this has been a great time to get our desktops fixed up and interact more with the community.  Stardock News: CursorFX 4 announced! "CursorFX makes it easy for Windows users to customize their mouse cursors by applying skins, s...
March 23, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
The wallpaper gallery here on WinCustomize is one of the most searched areas of the site. It's content though can sometimes be lacking when searching for a specific thing, or just the fact not a lot of people upload to that gallery anymore. Well, we're working on changing that! We have a dedicated account that will be bringing new wallpaper content to the site. It's already started and you might have noticed a bunch of new wallpapers already. We'll try to bring a wide variety of styles, but i...
March 16, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
CursorFX 4 was announced last week, and I wanted to go through the cursor theme gallery on WinCustomize and find some of the popular themes that might be fun to check out. If you happen to be looking for some of the legacy cursor themes that used to be included with CursorFX, then you'll be happy to know we uploaded them to WinCustomize. You can find them here: https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/cursorfx Black Fire by vampothika   Piranha FX by neone6  ...
March 9, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
We've been working on WinCustomize.com to get some added features to make the site more usable, and one of those is tags in the upload screen. Keywords aren't exactly new here, but we've been working on the functionality of them and now they will really improve the search process on the site. For example, put 4K in the search box. You will now get a much better search result than before.  This is still a work in progress, but we wanted to let our skinners know that this is something to p...
March 2, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
March is already here and I wanted to give a wrap-up of what was happening on WinCustomize during the month of February.  Stardock News: SoundPackager 10 released! "SoundPackager 10 adds cloud access to thousands of different sounds, along with a number of all-new sound packages designed to give Windows users additional choices in how their PC sounds. Users can also create their own sound packages to share with others via an in-app editor."   New and Updated Mast...
February 24, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
There's all kinds of animated wallpapers (.dreams) available on WinCustomize, but my personal favorites are landscape scenery. Having a nice, relaxing nature landscape scene such as a beach or waterfall on the desktop is just amazing to look at.  We've had some fantastic submissions lately so I wanted to take some time and highlight a few that I think will make a great addition to your desktop using DeskScapes. You can see many more in the DeskScapes gallery. Ocean Aquatics&nbs...
February 17, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
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 ...
February 10, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
I'm looking at some creating some new posts like this and thought it might be useful to have a wrap-up post a couple of times a month that feature some skins, some tech news, and general goings on here at Stardock. I'll be tweaking the format so if you have any input or things you'd like to see, be sure to leave a comment below. Stardock News: SoundPackager 10 announced and beta is available for Object Desktop members! "SoundPackager allows Windows users to instantly change the def...
February 3, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
Wow, it's already February? Valentine's Day is celebrated annually on February 14th, and is a celebration of love and romance across many regions in the world. Another great thing is it's another great day to show some love to your desktop! We have a variety of skins and themes inspired by Valentine's Day, and I'll feature a few below. If you you want to see more check out the link here. Valentines Day Start Buttons by danilloOc   Happy Valentines Day Wallpaper by vlad ...
February 4, 2020 by Tatiora on tatiora
Stardock Announces SoundPackager 10: Customize the Windows Sound Scheme NEW SoundPackager 10 Beta available for current Object Desktop MembersStardock announced the next-generation version of its Windows sound scheme manager, SoundPackager 10 today. SoundPackager allows Windows users to instantly change the default sounds on their computer with themed sound schemes called sound packages.  SoundPackager 10 adds cloud access to thousands of different sounds along with a number of all-...
January 27, 2020 by Island Dog on ID's place to speak
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 WinCustomize.com.  https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/all 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...
With screen resolutions getting higher and higher there are many people who would like to have a bit more control over their mouse cursor. If you don't already have CursorFX, try it out. www.cursorfx.com.  Stardock is currently working on a major new version of it but it will be compatible with the existing cursors here. Here are a few of the most popular cursors here on WinCustomize: Visit https://www.wincustomize.com/explore/cursorfx to check out the CursorF...