If you are looking to turn Windows XP, Vista or 7 into a multifunctional interactive information center that’s easy to use and attractive – such as Windows 8 Start Menu – then all of your dreams ‘should’ be brought true with Omnimo for Rainmeter.
So what is it, exactly? Well, what Omnimo for Rainmeter essentially does is to let people with older operating systems to give their computer the look and feel of the new Windows 8 operating system, even if it is void of certain new features.
It can be used to totally change the way that a computer looks (in terms of operating system, and considering it is completely free, this is a fairly cool trick. Using Omnimo for Rainmeter skin it is easy to make a few tweaks here and there and hey presto, you have the Windows 8 operating system, along with its Metro interface. Pretty neat, huh?
And this is a skin that goes beyond simply changing the color of your desktop, because it serves to enhance the usability of your desktop, also. The various tiles that it creates can all be compartmentalised so that each one gives you a segment of information that is available, as and when you need it, whether it’s stuff to do with emergency appointments, to-do list type info or simply updates on what the weather is going to be like when you go play golf on Sunday. In addition, these tiles can be used to quicken access to files and programmes, which serves to further the efficiency of the system even more.
Considering that all’s needed to take full advantage of this free skin is a free copy of Rainmeter, it is hard to come up with any negativities. If you are one of these people who’s easily awaiting the new Windows operating system, or can’t see yourself being able to afford it, then this costless alternative should serve you as a more than adequate alternative.