How To Access Windows 8 Start Screen And Apps From Classic Desktop

Start Charming is a free Windows 8 app which makes it possible to access the Windows 8 Start Screen and apps right from your desktop. While there are many apps that can help you get the classic start menu in Windows 8 such as Pokki, ViStart and StartMenu8, Start Charming makes it possible to adapt to the Metro UI by “Taming it”.

Run Windows 8 Modern Apps On Classic Desktop With ModernMix

Do you love an app you found on the Windows Store but wish to run it on the classic desktop? Try ModernMix. It is a Windows 8 application by Stardock which enables users to switch your full-screen Metro apps (Modern apps) in windowed mode. In other words, you can run your Metro apps on the classic Windows desktop. This can help you avoid switching between the Windows 8 Metro UI Continue Reading →