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May 25, 2006
I've been waiting for something to replace my current windows theme for quite some time. aerial by ~danillooc did just that. This is by far the coolest theme I have seen in a long, long while. And while you're at it, don't forget to grab aerial Player 1.0, a matching media player skin and aerial RL, a matching Rainlendar skin.
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aerial for WindowBlinds

* UPDATED: June, 14, 2006
- Changed the menu item and menu extra contents (arrows, check symbols…)
to fix compatibility issues with the latest WindowBlinds update.

- IMPORTANT: Please unload (if loaded) and delete your old copy of aerial skin
before install this new one or the update can fail.

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* UPDATED: May, 31, 2006
- Fixed painting problem (magic pink in the top left corner) that show in the
borders of child windows in some programs.

- IMPORTANT: Please unload (if loaded) and delete your old copy of aerial skin
before install this new one or the update can fail.

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* aerial comes with 6 sub-styles, 4 for WindowBlinds 5 or newer
and 2 for WindowBlinds 4.x

1 - aerial and aerial Compact: full feature styles with all features,
normal and compact stat panel, per-pixel, borders with drop shadows,
Per-pixel "Please Wait", "Turn Off" and "Log Off” dialogs, title bar buttons
glows, custom UIFile's, full set of toolbar icons, shell background image,
task panels, start button animation progress animations, progress bar
animation and more....

2 - aerial (No Shadow) and aerial Compact (No shadow): same features
of the main styles but drop shadows in the borders.

3 - aerial (WB 4.x) and aerial Compact (WB 4.x): have almost all the
features that the others styles but the per-pixel parts (for WindowBlinds4.x
users and people with video cards that don't support the per-pixel feature)

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* The wallpapers are inside the package, browse the skin folder inside the
WindowBlinds directory after install it (the default place is
"C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\aerial")

_aerial_wall_01.jpg
_aerial_wall_02.jpg

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* For more skin go to:

- danilloOc.wincustomize.c o m - [link]
- danilloOc.deviantart.c o m - [link]
Published:
© 2006 - 2021 danioc
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CheeseEnthusiast's avatar
Woah this is really nice! Wish it was for win7. Needs to be shinier though :P Sorry for the tendency toward mainstream ideals :doh:

I really like everything about this skin. Beautiful scrollbars :D
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The1Blur's avatar
ooo... this looks good!
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Thank you The1Blur.
1stf00t3r's avatar
what was the skin you had in the olympics? I need to download that again.
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@firstfooter: Hey Rick, was on GUIOlympics 2006 and the skin was Acrylic but it's not out there for download thought. I have updated it for Vista and latest WB and I'll up it soon.
1stf00t3r's avatar
thanks dani! yes, i just updated wb and it was there! :D
1stf00t3r's avatar
just went back to this beauty today!

;)
tytung's avatar
haha this was one of my long time favorites when I first installed wb. Excited to hear that there's an update to this!
Best ever made...used it for a long time now.
Tanx!
Excellent work, best VS ever!

Thanks for sharing amigo!
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doncoyote,

Thanks a lot for support, a update for this skin will come soon :)
Excellent news!

Waiting for it, thanks for sharing!
1Frothy's avatar
Amazing looking theme! Does it work with Vista too? I hope it does.
danioc's avatar
Thank you 1Frothy.
The skin will work with Vista but doesn't have all Vista parts skinned yet
Hawkstra's avatar
Very nice :D You deserve a cookie
TechK's avatar
Danillo:

Your WB skins are the best, elegant, thorough, complete, and beautiful. When is your next one coming out?


- techK
I wait a visual style version
BeatKiLL's avatar
i love this skin, i just applied it.
henriksultan's avatar
one of the greatest skins so far
Damilee's avatar
Luuuuuuuv it!!!!!!!!
safi-safi-safi's avatar
some body lease port it to windows shell style theme windows blind dispite being shiny cute and good looking , takes too much resources and eats up lots of pc memory
max-n0d3's avatar
teh hell? WB doesnt even show up in system resources?
danioc's avatar
safi,

You're totally wrong about WindowBlinds take resources, depending of the skin you use, it's will take less resources than the default Windows UI, you can open your "Task Manager" and will see there's no WindowBlinds process running at all.

About port the skin, I'm sorry but I'm against the use of hacked DLL's used to apply VStyles. I hope you understand and want to thank you for comment the skin :)
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