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EdgeTile Creators 1.2 Giveaway
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Giveaway of the day — EdgeTile Creators 1.2

The first Windows 10 app to allow making custom Tiles for files, folders, etc.
$3.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 26 (47%) 29 (53%) 37 comments

EdgeTile Creators 1.2 was available as a giveaway on December 24, 2017!

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EdgeTile Creators is the first Windows 10 app to allow making custom Tiles for files, executables, folders and websites. No Windows popping up, no third-party app to be installed: just pin your favorite Tiles and make your Start Screen looks gorgeous!

EdgeTile Creators is really easy to use and includes the following features:

  • Support for files and executables launch
  • Support for folders launch
  • Support for websites launch
  • Support for Tile Backups
  • Large, Wide, Medium and Small Tile customization
  • Tile Saving, Pinning and Unpinning
  • Tile Utility Settings

System Requirements:

Windows 10; Windows Mixed Reality immersive headset and compatible PC

Publisher:

Francesco Bonacci

Homepage:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/

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Price:

$3.99

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#13

Hello GAOTD! I'm the developer of EdgeTile Creators.
I really hope you'll enjoy this new tile experience on Windows 10. It's been developed by you thanks to all the feedbacks received with the old version of EdgeTile.
Please keep in mind that this is a UWP Desktop Bridge app and hence it will support only the Desktop Family (x86, x64 and next Win10 on ARM).

To know more about the project and upcoming features follow me on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/francedot
https://twitter.com/EdgeTileCreator

Reply   |   Comment by Francesco Bonacci  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

Francesco Bonacci, Re "It's been developed by you " I read it as "It's been developed for you by Francesco Bonacci".

OT: Are you by any change related to Fi Bonacci, who mathematicians know as Fibonacci?

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#26

MERRY WHATEVER AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE !

but I will pass on trying to install the latest update to 10 more than the 11 times I've tried sofar

Reply   |   Comment by p rijswijk  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#25

I installed it but it opens and closes seconds after
App doesn't work for me
Please help

Reply   |   Comment by droot  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#24

Microsoft Store "get app" button doesn't work.

Reply   |   Comment by William  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#23

The MS store page: ' https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1 ' There is no help. Screenshots only show pages full of tiles (colossal waste of time and space). @GaryF said easy to use: maybe if your a programmer (or young!). Took a while to figure out how to make and pin a tile for a file. Doesn't work any better than my current task bar shortcut. Can't figure out how to change a tile - just deleted and started over. If they aren't pined to start, I don't know where they are. Didn't need headset (what's that about?). I put a pic of my cat on a spreadsheet file. It works fine.

If you love tiles - especially with Start in full screen (and you can figure it out on your own) you'll like this app.

Reply   |   Comment by joe  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#22

It's free today on the Microsoft Store at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

However, EdgeTile does not supply an uninstaller and I don't see an easy way to uninstall it.

Reply   |   Comment by dojistar  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

dojistar, select Edge Tile Creators in the Start menu (I saw it at the top, under Recently Added), click right and select the waste basket icon.

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

krypteller, Thank you! Much appreciated! =)

Reply   |   Comment by dojistar  –  25 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#21

AVG claims it has a virus...
Uninstalled as fast as possible and rescanned computer...

Reply   |   Comment by Grumpyme  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#20

Would love to try this but since I can't get the October Win 10 update to make it to completion, I can't download this app. The Get box is grayed out. Bummer!

Reply   |   Comment by Anita  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Anita, same issue on a neighbors PC. I used the Microsoft site and forced the Creators Fall release update. Remember you need to have Administrator Privilege to complete the installation and a bit of time.
www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
Merry Christmas, hope this is of assistance to you.

Reply   |   Comment by Bob  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Bob, Thanks. I've tried forcing it but not with admin privilege. I'll give it a try.

Reply   |   Comment by Anita  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#19

FrayedKnotArts, These tiles are the squares in the Windows 10 menus. It allows us to use them to create various actions in Windows 10. I had to look it up, because I use Start Menu X, myself. ;)

Reply   |   Comment by Rick_S  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)

Rick_S, I USE CLASSIC START MENU MYSELF. NOT ONCE HAS IT GIVEN ME A PROBLEM EVEN WHEN MICROSOFT ISN'T ALWAYS COMPATIBLE WITH ITSELF.

Reply   |   Comment by Mary C  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#18

Why is the headset a requirement?

Reply   |   Comment by Dr JJS  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)

Dr JJS, Only if you want to enter the competion, not if you just want to make your own tiles.

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#17

Here's a link :- https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by gordie  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#16

Click the publisher's name above, it goes to a landing page linking to the store, where it shows as free today.

Reply   |   Comment by Magilla Gorilla  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#15

Happy Holiday (whichever it may be) to all!

Now: I want this because???

Perhaps it's my Aspergers, but daggone if I can see any real use for this.

Someone enlighten me?

Reply   |   Comment by FrayedKnotArts  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#14

Having trouble getting from Microsoft Store.

Reply   |   Comment by KLambar  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+8)

KLambar, GOOD OLE MICROSOFT, UNRELIABLE AS USUAL.

Reply   |   Comment by Mary C  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Mary C, The cause for the error does not lie with Microsoft, but with Giveawayoftheday. They corrected the error in their usual silent way.

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  26 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#12

Homepage link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by Byron Dallas  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#11

The link provided on GOTD is bad. The app is available for free on the Microsoft Store at
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1#.

The app installs quickly on latest Windows 10 build and is easy to use. Not much more to say than it works as described. For me, it is a keeper.

Reply   |   Comment by Kasmol  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#10

Think of this as a desktop icon generator for Win-10 and you'll have a good idea of what it does. Very easy to set up and use, and the results look and work like native tiles. Very good for web or network links, important folders, custom software and the like. These are not "live" tiles but for most purposes that's not a big deal. Thanks to the Developer and to GOTD - this one's a keeper.

Reply   |   Comment by Gary F  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#9

you can find out more about this here:

https://www.windowscentral.com/edgetile-creators-windows-10-lets-you-create-custom-pins-just-about-anything

and the windows store page:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#8

Home page and free offer is here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by Luis  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Now that it's free I installed EdgeTile Creators 1.2 just to see how it works. No surprise at all. For me it is just the same childish nonsense. I use the startup "Classic Shell" and in my desktop I have folders for System, Graphics,Sound, Docs etc. with shortcuts to run the applications I need. Easier, simplest and have everything I need at hand.

Reply   |   Comment by Luis  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#7

I use a lot of tiles in my start screen, so I must make them small and all my folder tiles look the same, with their name showing only when I hover over them, which is not very convenient. My solution is to customize directly in the explorer the folders I want to show in the start screen, their tiles reproducing this customization. (For that purpose, my favorite software is icomancer, which I discovered here and of which I bought a licence.)

With this app' I won't even have to do that, and will be able to customize the tiles directly. It really addresses a need for many.

Some instructions would have helped, as my mind doesn't seem to be as agile as Tim's: took me a lot of time to figure out how to create my first tile. Or maybe it's just the end of the year...

Merry Christmas to all freebie diggers!

Reply   |   Comment by ouialaraison  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#6

After some efforts it works as described. Not as easy and somewhat buggy.

Reply   |   Comment by DHARMANG  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#5

Homepage Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by Byron  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#4

sorry this is not for me and probably some other's who dont have win 10

Reply   |   Comment by Taylor  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#3

I use a lot of tiles in my start screen, so I must make them small and all my folder tiles look the same, with their name showing only when I hover over them, which is not very convenient. My solution is to customize directly in the explorer the folders I want to show in the start screen, their tiles reproducing this customization. (For that purpose, my favorite software is icomancer, which I discovered here and of which I bought a licence.)

With this app' I won't even have to do that, and will be able to customize the tiles directly. It really addresses a need for many.

Some instructions would have helped, as my mind doesn't seem to be as agile as Tim's: took me a lot of time to figure out how to create my first tile. Or maybe it's just the end of the year...

Merry Christmas to all freebie diggers!

Reply   |   Comment by ouialaraison  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#2

The "Homepage" link is dead
This program is offered through the Microsoft Store for $3.99
Downloaded and installed on my Windows 10 machine without any problems.
~~~~~
I played with this program a bit and I really like it.
It will create a TILE out of an image of your choice.
The TILE will be created in four sizes: Large, Wide, Medium & Small.
The TILE can be assigned to a program or an URL.
I like the image covers the entire TILE and is not simply a smaller image in the center of the TILE like the default.
~~~~~
I think I'm going to keep it and rework all of my tiles on my start page.
Thanks GAOTD!

Reply   |   Comment by Tim  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+18)

Looks like it's free on windows store too for now (which means free updates in the future).

Reply   |   Comment by Yuiko  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#1

The lnk to the website does not work for me. I used

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/edgetile-creators/9n3mgs2xcpr1

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  27 days ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
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