Windows 8 Themes

Anime themes We have a prepared a little package for all first-timers here who would like a few Windows 8 themes for their desktop.

Already using Windows 8.1?. All themes that you find on our site will work properly on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, therefore we recommend that you start browsing our site. Start here: extensive categories of desktop themes

Shell Themes – Download Links (Difficult Installation

Many have created some really amazing themes when they first heard that Microsoft is working on Windows 8. The following Windows 8 themes are so called custom visual styles for older Windows operating systems (including XP)

DeskThemepacks: Easy Installation (Double-Click

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New Custom Windows 8 Themes! (for Windows 7) 

We have added more Windows 8 themes. The following theme is a dark shell theme inspired by Windows 8:

Dark Windows 8 Themes

And a new Windows 8 transformation pack for Windows 7:
Windows 8 Transformation Pack

Here’s is a new theme for Windows 7 that adds a lot of Windows 8 features, including the Metro desktop, user tiles, Aero auto-color and many more

UX Skin Pack

Windows 8 Themepack Themes For Windows 7

April Update: Some new Windows 8 themes have been added. A new themepack with the latest Windows 8 M3 wallpapers can be downloaded here:

New Windows 8 Themepack Themes

December Update: We have added a themepack for all Windows 7 users that includes various Windows 8 wallpapers. You can download this theme here:

Windows 8 Theme for Windows 7

Windows 8 Shell Themes (for Windows 7)

Windows 8 Theme for Windows 7

This theme modifies the progress bar, the start panel, the explorer shell, the start orb, the login screen and much more.

Windows 8 Transformation Themes (for Vista)

Windows 8 Transformation Pack

A Windows Vista theme that modifies your shell, logon backgrounds, desktop wallpapers, system tray icons and more. Mufflerexoz put a lot of work into this “Pro” theme. If Windows 8 will look similar to this we already have a winner ;)

Seriously, Microsoft should definitely hire some of the many dedicated theme designers to help improve the GUI (You probably heard the news that many parts of Windows 7 were inspired by MAC OS X). Muffler also created many other themes for XP, Vista and Windows 7. Hopefully, we will see some similar Windows 8 themes soon.

Ultimate Windows 8 Theme (for Vista)

Windows 8 Theme

A very simple transparent theme that modifies the Start orb and the build numbers. The creator is also probably using ObjectDock to add a MAC-like dock.

Windows 8 Superbar Themes

Windows 8 Theme Superbar Vista

If you want to get a Windows-7-like taskbar in Windows Vista you’ll definitely need the “Superbar”. This theme inspired by Windows 8 makes use of the Superbar.

Windows 8 ViGlance Theme (for Vista)

Another theme by muffler that is using the Windows 7 Superbar. It also modifies the start orb.

Windows 8 Themes (for XP)

So far there are not a lot of themes for Windows XP, but we will be on the lookout for more.

Windows 8 Theme for XP

A Windows 8 theme for XP that simply rocks. Of course Windows 8 won’t be out for a couple years, but Studio48 has been inspired by the amazing Windows 8 news and concepts.

WindowBlinds Theme (Windows 7/Vista)

Another great desktop theme has been created by caezar, but for this one you need WindowBlinds:
Windows 8 Theme for XP


We have added the themes ZIP file to our mirror. Download it below.

Download Windows 8 Themes

If you have created any Windows 8 themes, please post a link below so we can include them here. So far, this is the most complete list of Windows 8 themes.

Published: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 Last Modified: April 7, 2015

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