Winstep Xtreme 16.6.1161
Despite its popularity, Windows is not considered to be a perfect operating system so users all over the world do their best to come up with tweaks that would improve its appearance or its functions. For example, if you want to beautify your desktop, you can install a theme or you can try Winstep Xtreme, a third-party app that offers you an alternative to the traditional desktop experience.
An integrated workspace environment, Winstep Xtreme is a powerful suite of desktop enhancement utilities that merge incredible usability and performance with breathtaking eye candy.
Add task-oriented utilities to y our desktop
Once you run Winstep Xtreme, your wallpaper is automatically replaced with a different image and the entire desktop gets a new look, since the taskbar is modified and there are some so-called modules that are added to the desktop.
Due to this tiny apps, you get CPU and RAM monitors, as well as an accurate desktop clock and a weather widget (you can configure its settings to your liking, so that it uses the units and the location you prefer).
You can also enhance your desktop with an animated fish not only adds a dash of color to your PC, but it can also display funny or wise quotes.
Use the integrated dock to launch your frequent apps and folders
Another enhancement brought by Winstep Xtreme is its dock, as it helps you access various files and folders with ease – you can create custom entries so you can open apps or directories with a single click, without any hassle.
Winstep Xtreme also features another launcher that provides access to the desktop items, the recently accessed files, the Control Panel or the Quick Launch of Windows.
Personalize the desktop look and apps
All in all, Winstep Xtreme can prove to be a reliable alternative to all those who want to get rid of the traditional desktop yet who are reluctant in installing themes or other solutions that are too invasive.
An integrated workspace environment, Winstep Xtreme is a powerful suite of desktop enhancement utilities that merge incredible usability and performance with breathtaking eye candy. The Winstep Xtreme suite includes the
Nexus is the dock system, and is just perfect for super fast access to your most used applications.
You can have as many docks as you want, and each can have multiple sub-docks! When not in use, docks can hide behind your screen edges, taking virtually no screen space.
Workshelf is a tabbed dock (Shelf), better suited to complex organizational duties like organizing documents, URLs, movies, work projects, etc… If a dock is the top of your desk, then Workshelf is all the drawers below it.
The Shelf makes it possible to have a ‘clean’, uncluttered, desktop with no icons on it whatsoever by hiding the icons on the Desktop – icons that can then be quickly accessed via the Shelf’s Desktop tab.
NextSTART is the menu system – and takes care of all your task management needs as well.
Menus are great for accessing infrequently used files and system related commands that aren’t easily reachable in the file system or that have no readily user-recognizable graphic representation. The task management part of NextSTART allows you to efficiently organize and manipulate running tasks and windows.
Modules, widgets, gadgets, docklets, desklets, are all different words to describe the same thing: mini-applications that usually live on your desktop and provide a staggering amount of information regarding your system.
Winstep Xtreme includes the following modules: a speaking Atomic Clock, Recycle Bin, Battery Monitor, Email Checker, Weather Monitor, CPU, Net and RAM Meters and the amazing Wanda fish.
Winstep Start Menu Organizer Pro:
The Winstep Start Menu Organizer is an application designed to help you organize and clean your Windows Start Menu.
Over time the Start Menu can get so cluttered that you end up spending a lot of time simply trying to find the program you want to run. The Start Menu Organizer allows you to quickly group your Start Menu shortcuts into a specific set of categories thus making finding what you are looking for much, much, faster!
New in version 16.6.1161 (June 27, 2016)
• Universal (UWP) Windows 10 Apps are now handled like normal Windows applications.
• New Fast Boot startup option.
• Now compatible with Stardock WindowBlinds themes and Windows color schemes.
• Wallpaper hot-track now also works with the Windows 10 wallpaper slideshow.
• Many additions and tweaks to the User Interface on high DPI systems.
• Effect and other persistent bitmaps moved from the main EXE to separate resource DLLs.
• Fixed major potential memory leak introduced in v16.2.
• Many other performance and stability improvements.
OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.x / 10 (32/64-bit) and 2000 / 2003 Server