Desktop Customization

Vista Customization Pack 3.6

Gives the appearance of Vista for users of Windows XP

PRO: Free – cheaper than upgrading to Vista
CON: Can complicate installation of future programs
Vote: 7.4/10 (330 votes) Platform: Windows

Microsoft Desktops 1.02

Maximizes desktop space by splitting the Windows desktop into four screens 

PRO: Variety of hotkeys
CON: Not many customization options
Vote: 7.7/10 (14 votes) Platform: Windows

Mac OS X Lion Icon Pack

Desktop icon customization software for multiple platforms

Vote: 7.1/10 (46 votes) Platform: Windows

Nexus 19.5

A full-featured desktop customization suite for Windows

PRO: Featured packed free version
CON: Not as easy to use as ObjectDock
Vote: 6.7/10 (209 votes) Platform: Windows

MMD3 2.2

Desktop skin customization software for legacy Windows

Vote: 7.8/10 (94 votes) Platform: Windows

SE-DesktopConstructor 1.1.1

A desktop customization program designed for use with Windows computers 

Vote: 3.3/10 (9 votes) Platform: Windows

Telegram for Desktop 1.8.15

Messaging app with speed and security enhancements

… Message anyone with a program that is easy to use from your desktop. This is a program that makes …

PRO: Completely free
CON: Must have a Telegram account on a mobile app
Vote: 7.3/10 (522 votes) Platform: Windows

Angry Birds Skin Pack 1.0 64 bit

Angry Birds themed desktop customization pack including desktop images cursor and icons 

Vote: 0.0/10 (0 votes) Platform: Windows

Alienware Skin Pack

Desktop customization program for computers running Windows operating systems

PRO: Users have the ability to tweak the images and to customize their settings.
CON: Some have complained that they were unable to receive their password after the download.
Vote: 6.5/10 (184 votes) Platform: Windows

IObit StartMenu8 3.1.0.2

Desktop customization tool to bring back the classic start menu

PRO: Access to most used features
CON: Jumping to Modern UI unintuitive
Vote: 6.6/10 (40 votes) Platform: Windows