Announcing Rainmeter 2.0
Two years ago, an abandoned, virtually unknown piece of open-source software was suddenly embraced by a small team of designers and programmers with a vision of its potential. Since then, Rainmeter has become the premier desktop customizing platform for Windows PCs, and with over 3 million downloads*, its passionate and supportive user community is growing by the day. The result is a gallery of hundreds of creative skins, gadgets and plugins, and an app that just keeps getting better.
To commemorate the second anniversary of Rainmeter's "rebirth," we've decided to surprise our users with the big jump to 2.0. A whole
!FateZoom (https://www.deviantart.com/fatezoom) FateZoom (https://www.deviantart.com/fatezoom) is hosting a Windows 8 Contest here.
the idea is to create a mockup of how you think the successor of microsoft's Windows 7 should look like.
don't worry, none of the apps, skins and opened windows you'd show in your mockup need to be really applicable.
it's only the concept idea that counts.
your contest entry would be made in form of a threefold screenshot, that'd show (from top to bottom)::bulletblack: a logon screen
:bulletblack: a clean desktop (it's okay to show desktop items like icons, taskbar, widgets/gadgets as well as rainmeter-, cd art display- or other skins in there)
:bulletblack: a de
..here's a quick summary of all the Skins & Themes i have featured in a DD this August.
Shine 2.0 for Windows 7 by zainadeel (https://www.deviantart.com/zainadeel) :thumb172671190:
Shine 2.0 for Windows 7 by ~zainadeel
one of the commenters said: "absolutely fantastic, i've tried a LOT of themes and this is the only one i've stuck with; in my opinion this is easily the best Windows 7 theme on deviantART." ..and many other commenters have agreed on that.
(suggested by AndrewDBarker (https://www.deviantart.com/andrewdbarker))
ABP by toastbrotpascal (https://www.deviantart.com/toastbrotpascal) :thumb173567354:
ABP by ~toastbrotpascal is a very versatile and extremely sleek looking set of rainmeter skins to provide you with a host
Rainmeter Community Relations - Interview Vol.1
This time's interviewee: poiru (https://www.deviantart.com/poiru)
Rainmeter related questions + personal questions
presented by Rainmeter (https://www.deviantart.com/rainmeter)