The modern interface of Windows 8 Start Screen is still disliked amongst some, but it luckily never shed its option of customizability. I have always been an admirer of the Start Screen and believe that the large expressive live tiles definitely serve better than the small icons of the desktop. There are many apps available in the Windows Store which helps you to customize the start screen some of which require some changes in PC settings and other launch directly and customize your start screen. While other apps allows adding certain types of tiles to the Start Screen, Start Screen Unlimited bypasses these limitations, and lets you customize your Start Screen with just about anything.
Customize Windows 8 Start Screen
Start Screen Unlimited is a lately launched Start Screen customizing tool. This is a lightweight program is offered as a 7-zip file and takes no more than a couple of minutes to install on your system. It helps to customize the Start Screen with your favorite apps and colors, contacts, photos and other tiles in Windows 8 Start Screen.
It uses a reasonable amount of RAM and CPU, so it doesn’t put any kind of strain on your system performance. The program did not hang or crash my Windows 8.1, and no error dialogs were shown throughout my evaluation.
The main overview of the program shows the features available in the free Lite version which includes, a digital clock, Power button with four different options, a direct button to Control Panel and a button redirecting you the help and support page of the program.
Using this tool, you can add a digital clock, Google search, power controls and numerous other gadgets directly to your start screen.
Start Screen Unlimited comes in two editions – the free Lite edition and a paid Deluxe version.
Free Start Screen Unlimited Lite Edition
The Lite edition of Start Screen Unlimited is free and gives you tools like digital clock, Google search, a power button with various power option like – Hibernate, Sleep, Reboot and Power Off. It also offers a shortcut to the Control Panel of your PC. The Deluxe version allows more customization options.
Overall, Start Screen Unlimited looks enough for most of us as it gives you the possibility of customizing the Start screen of Windows 8, according to your own preferences. The free version has a fewer features, but the deluxe paid version helps to enhance the appearance of your Start Screen with anything you can imagine. Since the interface is very simple and plain, even the first-time user can figure out how to work with Start Screen Unlimited.
Start Screen Unlimited Lite free download
There is no system files patching, says is developers and is thus completely safe to use. You can download the Start Screen Unlimited Free Lite version here, create a system restore point first and then install it. It will work on all Windows 8, Windows 8.1 devices, including tablets, but Surface RT is not supported.