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pradeep 10Feb2007 09:59

Mac OSX Look on Windows
 
Would you like to have a Mac look on your Windows machine? Skins and themes would be nice, but there's more to that when you want to REALLY emulate a Mac OSX interface entirely. There are plenty of programs available to emulate specific features of OSX, e.g. Finder, icons, etc. Find more Mac icons here.

But Flyakite OSX is a project that's looking mature, and it comes with a very complete theme, including sounds and mouse cursors and Explorer customization, things you don't typically expect from a simple 'theme'.Download Flyakite OSX here.

The website goes for a Mac look itself, which is a bit painful, but it's worth the download.

Before you go for it, here's some info
  1. The performance of your machine in general may be affected, of course. Not too much though.
  2. The theme does fundamentally change some core files like Explorer.exe but (a) it makes a backup so you can go back with a simple uninstall, and (b) it doesn't screw up any additional functionality like my Groove button on my Explorer bar.
  3. I don't like shadows under my windows, but that seems to built-in in the skin.
  4. Some things like Windows Media Player will not change. WMP has its own skin, which remains untouched.

ted_chou12 13Feb2007 12:08

Re: Mac OSX Look on Windows
 
Is this a commercial...?

pradeep 13Feb2007 13:03

Re: Mac OSX Look on Windows
 
It's free as far as I know.

ted_chou12 13Feb2007 15:17

Re: Mac OSX Look on Windows
 
Cool... I will test it if i have time

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