Top 15 ModernMix Alternative and Similar Softwares | Jan 2017

Run Modern (Metro) apps in a window on your desktop with ModernMix

- Run modern applications in resizable windows on your desktop
- Easily switch between windowed, maximized, and fullscreen
- Quickly close running moderns apps with the new 'x' overlay
- Pin modern applications to the desktop taskbar

1. ModernStart

ModernStart is a free software that enables you open the Start screen and also Windows 8 apps in desktop mode. Users need to use Ctrl + Shift + K hotkey to run an app in desktop mode and then Ctrl + Shift + R hotkey to restore the full-screen.Before you......

2. Folderview Screenlet

Folderview Screenlet is a Linux alternative to Fences (which is for Windows).You can create fences on your desktop just like the original Fences software. You can also change the size and move your icons all over the desktop or hide everything on the desktop with a double click.......

3. DeskScapes

Bring your wallpaper to life with DeskScapes™!DeskScapes is a program that allows users to have animated wallpaper on their Windows 7, Vista or XP desktop. It supports playing video as animated wallpaper, dynamically generated content as animated wallpaper, and more. Users also have the ability to change specific colors in......

4. DesktopShelves

DesktopShelves helps you fight the clutter on your desktop by organizing files on shelves. A shelf the size of 5 icons holds 20 files."Thank you for a solid product, that I believe has the potential to be a STANDARD for every Mac owner!!" —Dom"Very handy way to tidy up the......

5. DreamScene

Have you ever wished that you could make your desktop background something more exciting than just a regular picture? Would you like to use a video, even a slide show of your favorite pictures, as your desktop background? If so, then you're in luck. Windows DreamScene can make this happen.......

6. Shock Desktop 3D

Free application Shock Desktop 3D turns your Windows desktop into a 3D environment where you can interact with your documents in a physical space.......

7. Bumptop

BumpTop is a fun, intuitive, 3D desktop that keeps you organized and makes you more productive. It combines the look and feel of a real desk with the power of your PC.It used to be hosted at http://bumptop.com/ but since it was bought by Google, it has become......

8. Bee Icons

Bee Icons can replace almost any system icon with a more stylish and improved version. You can change Desktop icons, Start Menu, Hard, Floppy and Compact Disk icons. You can also assign unique pictograms to any folder or file type. Bee Icons allows you to change just one or two......

9. Preme for Windows

Preme is a free software for Windows which lets you add cool desktop features and enhances the desktop functionality.Key features:# Touch the corners of your desktop to push shortcut key or open any file or hide an active window or see all your open Windows either in Flip 3D or......

10. DesktopCoral

DesktopCoral is an unusual program designed to "reserve" some portion of your desktop which is shielded from maximized applications..Essentially, it acts like an invisible resizeable docking bar, which can be docked to any side of your desktop. This invisible dock acts as a barrier to maximized applications and essentially shields......

11. Types

“Types” is a free and lightweight utility for Windows that allows you to edit program associations, icons, context menus and other properties of various file types displayed in Explorer.The software licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2. source code avaliable by link: http://ystr.github.io/apps/types/Types.7z......

12. DisplayFusion

DisplayFusion will make your dual monitor (or triple monitor or more) experience smooth and painless. With DisplayFusion you can add a taskbar to every monitor that works and looks just like the Windows Taskbar. Or take advantage of advanced multi-monitor wallpaper support, Flickr integration for image searching and fully customizable......

13. FCorp My Desktop

Customize your PC Logon Screen, Auto change your Wallpaper and capture your desktop screenshot.......

14. SmartDeploy

SmartDeploy is computer imaging software that simplifies PC rollouts and Windows migration projects by allowing IT professionals to achieve single image management in hardware-diverse environments. SmartDeploy is often chosen as an alternative to Symantec Ghost (Norton Ghost), Acronis Snap Deploy, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Dell KACE K2000.......

15. Elokab

Elokab Desktop Environment is an open-source independent desktop environment for Linux which uses QT libraries like KDE .......