How to make Windows 7 look like Windows 8

If you want to make Windows 7 look like Windows 8, you should give the following theme a try.

How to make Windows 7 look like Windows 8

Download Rainmeter – a tool that can change the Windows 7 shell. You will find some decent Windows 7 rainmeter themes on our page.

Download Windows 8 Rainmeter Theme

Next, head over to download Omnima – a Windows 8 Rainmeter theme for Windows 7 that looks similar to the Windows 8 Metro UI.

Making Windows 7 Look Similar to Windows 8 With Rainmeter

Making Windows 7 Look Like Windows 8

You can download Omnima here
Download Omnima

Omnima has countless panels and extras. You can resize the panels, they are extremly easy to set up and Omnima is available in multiple languages. As you can see, with Omnima it’s pretty easy to make Windows 7 look like Windows 8.

Then of course there are countless tools that allow you to transform Windows 7. If you not only want to make Windows 7 or XP/Vista look like Windows 8, you can make it “work” like Windows 8 and have some advanced features.

More about that in our how-to: How to transform Windows 7 into Windows 8 (which is similar to this tutorial but links to dozens of tools to really transform Windows 7)

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Oliver is the founder and lead editor of this site. He is interested in finding new ways to break Windows, find common errors and help others to fix them. Aside from that, he loves to fully customize systems with Rainmeter and Dreamscene, find out more about ancient civilizations like the Chachapoya, sharpen his digital photography skills and create software with a small group of selected developers. If you would like to connect with him to discuss anything, send him a mail!

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