Open Shell is a fork of the Classic Shell project for Windows that getting back the classic start menu to modern versions of Microsoft Windows.
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- - Open Shell is the most popular Windows alternative to WinMetro.
- - Open Shell is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to WinMetro.
Open Shell Features
Customize the Windows taskbar with dozens of exclusive options.Suggest and vote on features
7+ Taskbar Tweaker Features
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.Suggest and vote on features
Classic Shell FeaturesDiscontinued
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.
Taskbar11 customizes the look of the Windows 11 taskbar, which doesn't have any options by default. The taskbar can be set to the top or bottom (default) of the screen, it also allows for setting various icon sizes.Taskbar11 has no features, suggest some!Discontinued
From their GitHub repo: "Development halted. Due to the removal of registry tweaks and corresponding effects in Windows 11 the development is currently halted, because functions like setting the taskbar to the top through the registry are no longer working in the latest Windows 11 version(s)."
Do you want your desktop to look futuristic, informative and stylish? With Omnimo you can create amazing homescreen-like desktops that will fit your every need. Inspired by the Metro UI, it delivers highly functional interactive panels to the desktop and more!Omnimo UI has no features, suggest some!
Immersive Explorer is an open source alternative to the default file explorer included in Windows (known as Windows Explorer).Suggest and vote on features
Immersive Explorer Features
- PortableImmersive Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
Windows 8 Transformation Pack turns Windows 7/Vista/XP user interface to Windows 8. Including Windows 8 Boot Screen, Login Screen, Themes, Wallpapers, Icons, Sounds, Fonts, Metro/Modern UI, Aero’s Auto-Colorization, Taskbar UserTile and more.Suggest and vote on features
Windows 8 Transformation Pack Features