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Power8 Alternatives

Power8 is described as 'Start menu replacement for Windows' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Power8 for Windows and Android. The best alternative is Open Shell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Power8 are Classic Shell, 7+ Taskbar Tweaker, StartIsBack and Start Menu X.

This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
Power8
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Start menu replacement for Windows.

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  1. Open Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Open Shell is a fork of Originally Classic Shell by Ivo Beltchev.

  2. Classic Shell is free software that improves your productivity, enhances the usability of Windows, and empowers you to use the computer the way you like it.

    Discontinued

    The developer announced that Classic Shell will be no longer developed because Windows 10 is updated too frequently and because Microsoft is making more difficult to customize Windows: http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8147 Last version, 4.3.1, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website, together with the source code.



  3. 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options.

  4. StartIsBack

    • Windows

    StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7. StartIsBack radically improves desktop usability and makes new Start screen clutter-free.

  5. Start Menu X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Start Menu X is a replacement of the system menu for professionals.



  6. Start8

    • Windows

    Return the Start Button to Windows 8 With these features:.

  7. Start11

    • Windows

    Customize the Start Menu and Taskbar in Windows 10 / Windows 11 . Quickly access your most used items, search your PC more effectively and personalize the look and feel of your start menu.

  8. Start Menu Reviver

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Start Menu Reviver offers an improved Start Menu for Windows 8/7 that blends the traditional Start Menu functions with the Windows 8 design concept and provides quick access to all your desktop and Modern GUI (Metro) applications.

  9. Labrys Start menu

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Labrys is a replacement for Windows Start menu and Run dialog.

  10. Classic Start Menu

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Classic Start Menu is considered as a perfect replacement to Windows 7 Start Menu. It helps you to find programs and folders many times faster. You always know where you put your things because folders expand when you hover over them.

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