Get the Windows 8 look and feel on XP, Vista or 7
Even though the developer preview of Windows 8 is publically available, there will be some people who are keen to try out the upcoming operating system without having to go to the effort of setting up a dual boot system or wiping out their existing installation. This is where transformation packs can help, and the Windows 8 Transformation Pack 2.0 and UX Pack 3.5 have just been released with a view to making the task of mimicking Windows 8 easier and more impressive than ever.
In a matter of moments, the transformation tools enable you to turn your copy of Windows XP, Vista or 7 into a very close match to the look of Windows 8. The pack makes use of genuine Windows 8 resources to give an authentic finish, and this updated version includes changes to UI fonts, as well as the very latest icons navigation buttons and other interface components.
Closely related is the release of UX Pack 3.5. You have the choice of using the Aero, Aero Lite or Metro theme, complete with desktop widgets, and an authentic update version of the Start Orb. The updated version also includes new desktop wallpapers as well as new themes and users tiles.
Used together, the results that can be achieved with these two tools is genuinely impressive. Whether you are looking to get the Windows 8 look, or just fancy the idea of giving Windows a facelift, this is a great way to do so.