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Best Software Tools to Tweak and Customize Windows 10

by Chloe Parker
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The customization options available on Windows 10 can be limiting for most people who like to make their PC their own. If you like tweaking and customizing Windows 10, you might want to use these awesome Windows customization tools that can change the way your Windows looks and acts. With such customization tools at your disposal, your imagination will be the only limit as to what can be done with your Windows PC.

1. Customizer God

This tool is compatible with platforms such as Windows 10, 8 and 7. The application provides an arsenal of cool icons, which can replace the old and boring icons provided by windows.

Along with such a feature for the general icons, the user can also change the icons of the taskbar, start menu, battery, login screen and many more. The best thing about Customizer God is that one does not need any technical knowledge to personalize their whole system. So what are you waiting for? Just install the app and start customizing.

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2. TweakNow PowerPack

Well, TweakNow Powerpack does not change the looks of the windows, but the way it works. TweakNow Powerpack can be used to tweak the Windows 7, 8 and 10 platforms. There is a huge array of features provided by the application such as the automatic shutdown, creation of CPU intensive app shortcuts, RAM optimizations and many more.

The Virtual Desktop module presents the user with four custom-designed modes, which can be selected by the user to suit their mood. Along with this feature, there are 100 hidden settings for Windows, which consists of a registry cleaner and a modified start-up manager.

These features are just the tip of the iceberg, as the application has a lot of potential, which can only be unlocked by the users.

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3. Winearo Tweaker

Winaero Tweaker is available for the Windows 10 platform. The best thing about the application is that many old standalone winearo customization apps have been combined to provide the users with the ultimate tweak app.

The application boasts a boot load of features, which are actually way to enormous for this article. However, some of the important features of the application are as follows.

  • Additions of new shortcuts to pre-existing shortcuts are prevented.
  • The application provides 8 custom colors to the users.
  • The size of the scroll bar can be changed.
  • File encryption can be added to the context menu.
  • The size of the windows borders can be changed.

It is quite sad that the application only supports the Windows 10 platform as of now, but every cloud has a silver lining. Winaero Tweaker is now being developed for windows 7 and 8, with the latest updates coming every four months.

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4. Tweaker

Well, as the name suggests, Ultimate Windows Tweaker is the ultimate application for tweaking your windows in the best possible way. The good news is that the application has never forgotten the older versions of windows. It is available on Windows 7, 8 and 10. The features provided by the application include performance tweaks, security tweaks, privacy tweaks and much more. There are a total of  200 different customizations available to the users.

Well, the application has a double role i.e. it combines with the task manager of the Windows, giving the user options to customize the task manager, the date and time appearance and much more. The application is filled with surprises and it can be only discovered by the users.  So go ahead and start tweaking.

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5. Taskbar Tweaker

There are many applications which help a user to modify and personalize the taskbar, but if you are a person who likes to have more options for personalizing the taskbar, Taskbar Tweaker is just the app for you. As the name suggests Taskbar Tweaker is focused on the customization of the taskbar. Well focusing on one part of the windows is quite good, as it will provide many features for the user to play with. Some of the many features provided by the application are:

  • Hiding the Start Button
  • The user can group and ungroup the pinned items.
  • Enabling the drag to reorder option.
  • One can remove the gaps.
  • The show desktop button can be hidden.

These features are the few of the many features provided by the app. The passive feature of being a lightweight application is like icing on the cake.

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6. Folder Maker

If you are looking for productivity over customization, Folder Maker is just the app for you. The motto of this app is to provide productivity than customization. The visible feature of the application is the color code of the different application. However, that is just the basic feature. The user will get options of prioritizing the folders according to their importance.

The application can work with many folders at a time, thus proving its importance for the time-conscious users.  All the users can benefit from the app as it is free software, but if you are looking for more control and productivity, you can upgrade to a paid version as well.

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7. RainMeter

Usage Warning: RainMeter is quite addictive and the usage of the application should be regulated. RainMeter is a haven to all the users looking to personalize their windows. Rainmeter comes up with the concept of skins and once the user gets the hang of the application, it is quite hard for him/her to stop playing with the endless modifications provided by the application.

There is a catch to RainMeter. The user needs to learn the process of creating unique modifications before applying them to the Windows platform. The application comes with a few default skins. Therefore the user can use these skins before unveiling their ultimate skin on their Windows PC. If you are looking for the best customization app for windows, search no more as RainMeter is here.

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8. UltraUXThemePatcher

There are many third-party apps for customizing your system, but some designs are flunky and require additional add on to protect the windows. This is where the UltraUXThemePatcher comes to play. Have no worries as the third party add on will not harm your PC.

This app is the one you need while using the third party themes on windows. The app will modify the applications and keep a backup of the important data thus mitigating all the risks. If you are one of those enthusiasts who likes to personalize the Windows platform, UltraUXThemePatcher is a must-have.

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