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Windows 7: Best Visual Styles/Themes?


02 Oct 2009   #1
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Best Visual Styles/Themes?

What are some of the greatest Windows 7 themes/visual styles that completely change the way the OS looks? I tried a few, but they were too lame. All of them were dark and shiny, and the transparency effects didn't work for many, if not, ANY of them.

Is there a good theme that offers a Matte Plastic look, kind of like Mac OSX Snow Leopard?

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02 Oct 2009   #2

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I really wanna learn how to create a visual style for Windows 7 and completely change the look just I don't know how =P

If i come across any I'll let you know asap!

Thanks,
Kukag
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02 Oct 2009   #3

 

Here's some great themes for windows 7 all by alkhan on Deviantart.

Longhorn Air7 Beta: Longhorn Air7 beta by ~alkhan on deviantART

Verdesh SteelFlash: Verdesh SteelFlash RTM Win7 by ~alkhan on deviantART

SiCo: SiCo for Windows 7 RC by ~alkhan on deviantART

Aero hilled: Aero Hilled for Windows 7 RC by ~alkhan on deviantART

Luna Royal: Luna Royal for Win7 by ~alkhan on deviantART

Longhorn: Longhorn for Windows 7 RC by ~alkhan on deviantART

Alkhan's profile: alkhan on deviantART

He also made a mac looking theme

Enjoy!
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02 Oct 2009   #4
Cam

 

I downloaded the pack with all of his themes. Most of them are unfinished and flawed, plus the Mac OS X look-alike looks terrible.
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02 Oct 2009   #5

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cam View Post
I downloaded the pack with all of his themes. Most of them are unfinished and flawed, plus the Mac OS X look-alike looks terrible.
Well everyone has their own opinion, i think these are great
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02 Oct 2009   #6
Cam

 

They look like something a 12-year-old boy would make. They're too "Black N' Shiny", plus they're unfinished.
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02 Oct 2009   #7

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cam View Post
They look like something a 12-year-old boy would make. They're too "Black N' Shiny", plus they're unfinished.
Can you define unfinished? Whats wrong with them, give me an example

And i dont think you got any idea how hard these are to make, i am currently learning to make themes like these.

Well you try if you can do better http://www.vistastylebuilder.com/
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02 Oct 2009   #8
Cam

 

Many of the graphics are unfinished, and seem lazy. A lot of the white text is on white backgrounds, which make them hard to read.
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02 Oct 2009   #9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cam View Post
Many of the graphics are unfinished, and seem lazy. A lot of the white text is on white backgrounds, which make them hard to read.
Sorry but that is just BS...
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02 Oct 2009   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cam View Post
Many of the graphics are unfinished, and seem lazy. A lot of the white text is on white backgrounds, which make them hard to read.
Sorry but that is just BS...
I have to agree with SG. Both the Verdesh and 7Air styles are amazing, and I have been running one or the other since I installed RTM. I think they are very well done, and haven't found a problem with either of them.
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