Top 15 ModernStart Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 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 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. 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......

3. 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......

4. 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. pkgcreator

The main objective of this project is to simplify the creation of Debian packages by providing an utility that parses a simple YAML file and generate all the file structure, DEBIAN control files and freedesktop.org menus and icons (for GUI applications). It provides both a command line and graphical applications.......

6. SFX Tool

SFX Tool is a graphical user interface and script generator for the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System. It allows the user to create simple setup files in minutes without writing a line of code. Advanced users may also edit the install script before it is compiled.......

7. Overcome

This Rom is very popular at the "xda developers" website. Only for the Galaxy Tab P1000. Offers miscellaneous improvement over the official Rom like better performance, battery usage etc... Read carefully the installation manual.......

8. DarkyROM

DarkyROM speeds up your laggy Samsung Galaxy S.......

9. TinyMe

TinyMe is a Unity Linux-based mini-distribution. It exists to ease installation of Unity Linux on older computers, to provide a minimal installation for developers, and to deliver a fast Linux installation for where only the bare essentials are needed.......

10. Mandriva Linux

Mandriva Linux is a French Linux distribution . Was launched in 1998 under the name of Mandrake Linux, with the goal of making Linux easier to use for everyone. At that time, Linux was already well-known as a powerful and stable operating system that demanded strong technical knowledge and extensive......

11. Full Uninstall

From official site: Full Uninstall is constantly being improved. Currently, the technology is utilized in Soft Organizer and Reg Organizer products. If you are looking for an easy-to-use yet extremely powerful tool to remove programs (an "uninstaller"), try Soft Organizer powered by the Full Uninstall technology.About......

12. 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. Stardock DesktopX

DesktopX is a program that lets users build their own desktops. It does this by giving users access to desktop objects. These objects can come in all sizes and shapes. They can have scripts attached to them, they can be combined together to form mini applications or turned into an......

14. UpdateFlash.org

Installs or updates the Flash plugin for all browsers with a single installer and without requiring to visit the Flash website.The installer will not add any toolbars or other junk.Remember to quit all browser sessions before starting the installer. The installer requires an active Internet connection to download the Flash......

15. PC Cleaner

PC Cleaner - Clean your PC Fast & Free.PC Cleaner takes care of all the common PC Problems that slow your system down and puts your data at risk from disk failure. Cleanup your computer fast.......