Customize your Windows experience with AeroBlend

716-icon-AeroBlendOne of the most interesting and fun things about Windows 7 and Windows 8 is that they are easily customizable. You can apply themes that not only change the way your desktop looks, but you can customize nearly every part of the UI, making it look the way you want.  While Windows provides an internal interface to help you do this, its isn’t always easy. Third party apps that can do that can sometimes cost you a bit of money, which is why you might want to look at AeroBlend. It’s a UI customization app for Windows, and its free.

AeroBlend automatically changes the color of Windows UI elements to match the current wallpaper or the active application. Wallpaper mode is probably the most recognizable mode, and the one that gets used the most often.  As wallpaper is changed, either manually or via the Windows slideshow, AeroBlend changes the Windows color. Your UI elements can reflect the pallet of the active application or its icon.

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AeroBlend is a cool little application. If you’re looking for some way to have your UI elements (Windows, buttons, task bar, etc.) look like the wallpaper or application you’re using, then this is the app for you.  The app, however, doesn’t do much more than this at the current moment.

It might be nice if this turned into a theme creating app that allowed you to create Windows themes and save them to *.themepack files so that they could be shared and distributed between PC’s. That might be something worth paying for…

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Generate and share photo albums with jAlbum 10

JAlbum is a free, Java based tool, which allows you to create online photo albums from your images and movies. This software was created by David Ekholm, and it was meant to be free, but version 10 brings the commercial license which for $55 will remove any adds or watermarks for the user.

There are already a lot of people using this album creator, for it is a versatile program which has a lot of features. For instance, you can drag and drop a folder containing your photos into JAlbum and it will display the photos in the editing window, allowing you to quick select an album skin and style, thumbnail and picture size, and preview it before saving it. Then upload it to any site with jAlbum’s built in FTP support.

jAlbum version 10 brings support for TIF and partial support for PSD format besides the already common JPEG, JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, WMPG format images. You can calculate the album size, extract comments from pictures, and much more. All skins have one or several CSS styles attached, so that you may choose one that is better suited for your album. Latest version offers now the possibility to edit photo’s metadata within jAlbum’s interface. The information resulted can then be exported to other applications that support XMP formats.

In case you are interested to try it out, jAlbum 10 is available as free download for Windows, Mac (OS X 10.4 or later) and Linux. Pay attention that in order to use it you need to have Java 1.5 or later installed on your computer.

download jAlbum for Windows | download jAlbum for Mac

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Get Bing Dynamic for a fresh new wallpaper on your computer screen every week, updated automatically

Sooner or later, you will get bored of seeing the same old desktop wallpaper on your computer screen. Well, you might select another pre-installed wallpapers from your operating systems ,  or you can get a Windows 7 theme that sends you two new photos from Bing every week, updated automatically through an RSS feed.

Download Bing Dynamic

Note: Bing Dynamic is a Windows 7 theme that works only if you’re using Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions.

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