Top 15 ModernStart Alternative and Similar Softwares | Jul 2017

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 jump to download page, please remember that this software is in alpha stage and is far from complete. Also note that the current alpha build doesn’t add close, minimize and maximize buttons to apps. So, in many ways, the current build of the app isn’t ready for every day use. The developer is working hard to add new functionalities.

1. 360desktop

360desktop 360desktop is free software that extends Windows as a 360 degree workspace, plus an online environment for creating interative 360 degree wallpaper, with a gallery and a widget platform, for sharing your favorite 360's with everybody.Features: extends the Windows desktop as a 360 degree workspace, online platform for creating interactive......

2. Bumptop

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......

3. RocketDock

RocketDock RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock. Now with added Taskbar support your minimized windows......

4. ModernMix

ModernMix 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......

5. AutoStreamer

AutoStreamer Very simple but powerful program to slipstream a service-pack into your Windows XP installation CD. Resulting in a faster installation and a smaller windows footprint.......

6. PrizeFiles.com

PrizeFiles.com Small categorized catalog of the best free and open source software with fast downloads and regular updates.......

7. TypeAndRun

TypeAndRun This program is a hot-key enabled console which allows you to start any applications, open any documents, URLs, mail addresses and folders. Forget shortcuts and various fast start panels. This program will suit those who love *nix systems, who are used to run applications through the command line, who type......

8. QuickSynergy

QuickSynergy QuickSynergy is a graphical interface (GUI) for easily configuring Synergy2, an application that allows the user to share his mouse and keyboard between two or more computers. Without the need for any external hardware, Synergy2 uses the TCP-IP protocol to share the resources, even between machines with different operating systems,......

9. Amnesia

Amnesia Many software titles on Mac OS come with the uninstall directions of simply "Drag the application to the Trash and empty it". In reality, this often leaves many related files on the computer taking up valuable hard drive space. Amnesia performs a smart scan to determine most if not all......

10. checkreq

checkreq checkreq it's a free website service for PC game players. It tells you whether you can run a selected game on your computer. This web service gives you a possibility to find out if your computer passes the minimum or recommended requirements of a particular game. Apart from giving you......

11. XWindows Dock

XWindows Dock XWindows Dock - or XWD for short - is the newest free Windows Vista and XP program of the class Application Launcher and Desktop Organizer. But its not just another one: its the result of years of use and observation of the many dock programs on the market, plus all......

12. SmallWindows

SmallWindows Exposè (now Mission Control ) functionality on Windows was a bit tricky to develop, but SmallWindows is somewhat successful at it. However, you'll see plenty of glitches during day-to-day use. There should be significantly fewer glitches in newer versions of Windows (Vista, and 7), but I havent really......

13. Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 (sometimes referred to as Win2K3) is a server operating system produced by Microsoft, released on April 24, 2003. An updated version, Windows Server 2003 R2, was released to manufacturing on December 6, 2005. Its successor, Windows Server 2008, was released on February 4, 2008. It is based......

14. Dock Dodger

Dock Dodger Dock Dodger helps you conserve precious Dock space by eliminating unwanted icons.Sometimes, you find an application that you really, really like, but when you run it, the icon takes up valuable space in your Dock. With Dock Dodger, you can rid almost any application of its Dock icon, giving you......

15. FSL Launcher

FSL Launcher Tired of dozens of icons on your desktop?Try this simple, yet powerful & intuitive launcher to organize your shortcuts.Some features:Shortcuts management for applications, documents, url links, folder paths and more...Categorical organization (multi-tab launcher) with fast selection menu:......