Aston 2.0.3 was available as a giveaway on December 1, 2010!
Aston is an original shell replacement for Windows - you can use it as a whole and customize every desktop element the way you like. Aston hotkey manager, floating widgets, main menu and panels let you get easy access to files, folders and applications on your choice.
Aston offers the completely unique approach with yet unseen features and themes with 3D animated themes, skins and wallpaper. Every element of Aston: main menu, desktop, panels - can be tweaked and customized, thus letting one create the most convenient working area. Themes and skins for Aston are available for download on the official Aston shell site.
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Windows XP/ 2003/ Vista/ 7 (x32/x64) / 2008
Id like to have more contol of what is on the desk top; for instance, I saw no easy way to close the rss reader. I don't use rss so it was annoying. Also, the appbar at the top in some themes was impossible to close. At least it uninstalled easily
AltDesk is a Skinnable Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows, which makes your daily work easier. If you have to operate a lot of tasks at the same time, AltDesk can give you an alternative to buying a second monitor. With AltDesk you can create as many Virtual Desktops as you want and switch between them with ease. AltDesk displays applications' icons, supports thumbnails, drag-and-drop and lets you pin applications to certain desktops.
Aston Menu is a feature-rich Windows start menu replacement with the enhanced functionality. Absolutely all Aston Menu elements are skinnable and can be animated, which makes it yet more attractive. Aston Menu supports animation and sound effects. Aston Menu increases productivity, it is easy to use and safe to remove. It can be populated with many useful widgets like Clock, Calendar, Recycle bin, Disks, Search, Top Programs, Weather, RSS and other. Aston Menu provides fast and convenient search for files on local disks and for information in the Internet. It is resource-friendly and supports many languages, Unicode, XML and drag'n'drop operation.