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Start11 Alternatives

Start11 is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Start11 for Windows and Android. The best alternative is Open Shell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Start11 are Classic Shell, StartIsBack, ExplorerPatcher and StartAllBack.

This page was last updated Jan 6, 2022
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  • Windows

Customize the Start Menu and Taskbar in Windows 10 / Windows 11 . Quickly...

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  1. Open Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

    Almost everyone thinks Open Shell is a great alternative to Start11.
  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. 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.

  4. ExplorerPatcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    This project aims to bring back a productive working environment on Windows 11. Choose between Windows 11 or Windows 10 taskbar (with labels support, small icons and lots of customization) and a lot more.

  5. StartAllBack

    • Windows

    The Windows 11 version of the Startisback replacement shell. This software allows you to make Windows 11 look like previous versions of Windows or a modified version of itself.



  6. Pokki

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Pokki puts web-connected apps in your taskbar, so they're always only one click away. Welcome to the modern desktop.

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Social pages are not updated since 2014. Last version can be still downloaded from the official website.

  7. Start Menu X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Start Menu X vs Start11 opinions
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    Start menu X is free. It has windows 8.1 metro. I like it very much

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  8. Power8

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Start menu replacement for Windows.

  9. Start8

    • Windows

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

  10. 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.

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