Customize the Windows 11 experience with these apps


Windows 11

Windows 11 is available to anyone with a long list of limitations and missing features.

The major feature update is currently available for download as an optional update, and if you’ve already upgraded to the new OS, you can try some new third-party programs to customize the experience and get the most out of Windows 11.

Enable drag and drop

Windows 11 doesn’t come with drag-and-drop support on the taskbar, and this feature won’t appear in production versions until the second half of 2022, according to Microsoft officials.

Fortunately, an independent developer has created a new open-source app that allows you to quickly enable drag-and-drop support on Windows 11.

To get started, download and run the app from Github.

To exit this program, click on the Mona Lisa Megan Fox Tray icon and select “Quit…” from the menu. Or just kill Windows11DragAndDropToTaskbarFix.exe using Task Manager.

This is Windows11

Windows 11 is essentially Windows 10 with a new design, so it also comes with the same bloatware issue. Bloatware can be the apps installed by OEM and Microsoft.

Like Windows 10, Windows 11 also allows users to manually uninstall apps through the settings or control panel. But if you want to quickly remove all bloatware from your system, you can try a new open-source app called ThisIsWin11. Basically, this app allows you to customize advanced and basic features of the operating system and disable Windows 11 features like Microsoft Teams integration on the taskbar.

The app currently comes with the following features:

Basic Settings: Allows you to quickly configure basic Windows 11 settings. PumpedApp: You can monitor and optimize Windows 11 by making changes to the PowerThrottling. Bloatware: This feature allows you to remove the pre-installed Windows 11 apps. Install apps quickly using packages. PowerClicks: Allows you to automate Windows tasks using PowerShell scripts.

ThisIsWin11

Apparently you can also use the app to automate tasks or run PowerShell scripts. At the same time, you can use it to install, uninstall or reinstall apps. You can even enable ultimate performance mode, which requires a change to the Windows registry.

The tool is available on Github.

Start11

Start11 was recently released to help users customize the look of the start menu and even restore the classic interface. Start11 is compatible with Windows 11 and Windows 10 and can be used to recreate the interface of previous versions of the operating system.

Home menu

With Start11, you can even get a Windows 11-like Start menu on Windows 10. At the same time, Start11 comes with several features for customization to Windows 11. For example, you can use it to move the Start button and change the interface of the Start menu. menu.

The app currently comes with the following features:

Bring your Start menu back to the left side of your screen. Dark mode for a clean look You can choose a style and theme for your Start menu. For example, you can revert to the familiar Windows 7-style Start. Customize your taskbar by adding texture or adjusting transparency.

The tool is currently in beta and costs $4.99 (free trial available), and it will get more customization options eventually.

You can download the app here.

Vivid background

Lively Wallpaper has been updated with a new codebase and support for Windows 11. This free open-source app allows you to enable dynamic desktop wallpaper on Windows 11.

Lively Wallpaper is open source and lets you convert video, GIF and HTML into Windows desktop background.

lively

This app allows you to select the following sizes as your desktop background:

Video Web Pages Video Streams Shaders GIFs

You can download Lively from Github.

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