Bring Back Windows 8 Start Menu with Stardock Start8
Do you still think riddance of Windows 8 Start menu would turn down user-friendliness interface of Windows operating system? You can surely search for applications by typing the name at the search box, but the ease of accessing those through the traditional Start menu could be a letdown among desktop Windows 8 users. For those of you who are using Windows 8 on laptop or desktop, Stardock has brought back the Start menu on Windows 8. Stardock has developed a program dubbed as Start8.
What is Start8?
Stardock has started selling this Start8 which will plant 'Start' button on Windows 8. All that you need to do to get the Start menu is type in the ‘Start8’ and press ‘Enter’. Now the menu option will launch. Â The tool can display either a classic Start menu or a Metro styled menu option. The classic menu style is designed in the form of Windows 7 style, however, you can customize the classic Start menu to display as ‘Tall’, ‘Small’ ‘Wide’, ‘Full’ or ‘Metro’ style. Like the traditional Start menu, the Stardock Start8 menu option will bring you one click access to folders, pictures, music and many more.
Major features of Stardock Start8
- Support for Jump List
- Booting directly from Windows 8 desktop
- Single click access to shut down, devices, documents, pictures, music, videos among others
- Unified Search box will help access apps, files and Control Panel options
- Wide range of options to configure and customize
- Allows users to pin applications
- Full screen display within applications
How to get it?
Stardock has started selling Start8 from yesterday. The beta version of Stardock Start8 is available from the official website Stardock.com/products/start8/ for $4.99.