Lets users emulate the functionality of the popular tile display
Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP
With the Windows 8 Start Panel app, users can give their PC the Windows 8 look even though they don't have Windows 8. Having the Windows 8 interface on a computer makes the computer look new and up-to-date. Many computer users wish to do away with the outdated Windows 7 or Vista look. The Windows 8 Start Panel software can present a Windows 8 layout in a lightweight app that is one of the best options out there for creating a Windows 8 theme.
The look achieved in the Windows 8 Start Panel app closely mimics what was presented before Windows 8's official release. Windows 8 Start Panel can work on machines running on a variety of different Windows operating systems, including Windows Vista and Windows XP. One of the main features of the app is the tile organization that it allows. Users enjoy the convenience of being able to access popular apps like Facebook and News apps from the start screen. The app allows for convenient access to social media sites. It also includes tiles that allow users to play music or open up popular games such as Fruit Ninja and Angry Birds.
The developer of Windows 8 Start Panel is Dncube, and the most recent version was released in March of 2012. This version- Full 3.0- takes up about 11.5 MB of disk space. Those who want the appearance of Windows 8 without having to go through the hassle of installing another operating system can meet all of their needs without taking up a lot of disk space using Windows 8 Start Panel.