Aston was available as a giveaway on March 1, 2007!
Aston Shell is a flexible and powerful Desktop replacement application, which lets you save your computer's resources while giving your Desktop a unique look. Aston completely replaces your old Desktop with a new one, providing numerous additional features and saving computer resources for more necessary tasks.
By installing Aston, you acquire a lot more than just a fancy look, you get a more efficient way of using your computer. Aston looks similar to the Desktop you're already familiar with, but its components offer much more functionality:
Whether you have a five year old PC or a powerful high-end system, Aston is always the right choice. Aston, running with its most feature packed eye candy Themes, usually consumes about half the RAM that Windows XP Desktop normally needs and gives you much more in return. Aston is already known to be one of the most stable Windows shells ever.
AltDesk lets you easily arrange multiple tasks by means of Virtual Desktops used for the storage of individual groups of windows. You can switch Desktops and even swap tasks between them by using Drag and Drop. With AltDesk, you don't have to open and close numerous programs dozens of times a day: just place them on separate Virtual Desktops and turn to them only when they're really needed. You can create as many Virtual Desktops as you want.