This surprisingly smart, considered, at once sophisticated and simple shell replaces the standard Windows desktop and makes it more usable, beautiful and customizable. It also lets you get easy access to files, folders and applications on your choice. Aston offers the completely unique approach with yet unseen features and themes with live and 3D animated wallpapers.
Every element of Aston: main menu, desktop, panels - can be tweaked and customized, thus letting one create the most convenient working area. Aston makes people surprised about how easy to understand, natural, human and approachable a desktop might be.
Settings flexibility, science fiction themes creation capability
Animated skins and themes
Skin 3D objects support
Widgets support, fixed and floating (analog clock, weather forecast, power management, system resources monitor, etc.)
Easy wigdets personalization
Themes' support and their application simpleness
Customization simplicity and usability even for a novice user
Systems with several monitors support
Color labels for desktop icons
Effects support for icons
Quick search on local disks and in the internet
Progress indicator for tasks
Task list appearance choice
Flip3D and Expose modes for open applications view
Start menu items and top programs list customization
Explore Aston's most-loved features
Create your own desktop and make it look and behave the way you like. That's the main idea about Aston. Bind hotkeys, tweak desktop components, install plug-ins and never lose control over your desktop. No wizardry here, everything is simple. Even if you're not an experienced designer or programmer, you can create your own desktop the way you want it to behave, not like someone else does.
You can easily rearrange widgets on your Desktop, Menu and Panels and drag them anywhere you like. You can also lock widgets and panels to prevent drag'n'dropping them by mistake.
Aston looks great just out-of-the-box and if you want more, you can get free themes from our themes section or one of numerous related sites. You can change your Desktop's look and behavior with just a few mouse clicks.
Customize Aston with lots of beautiful themes and skins which you can download from our Themes and Menu skins section.
Tested extensively on numerous computers Aston is known to be the most stable program of this kind. It's much more stable than competing programs and even the native Windows desktop.
Whether you have Windows XP, 7 or Windows Vista, Aston runs smoothly on any system, providing you with additional toolbars, launch panels and other useful components, allowing you to get more control over your system.
We have taken into consideration our working experience with Aston 1.x and tried to meet all your expectations. Upon installing Aston a user may be thrilled that his wishes have been already implemented in the program and he doesn't have to make any drastic changes in preferences.
Aston desktop is streamlined, clean and simple.
It includes features that are designed for efficiency and ease of use. For example, you can search and navigate from the same search box, and arrange panels and widgets however you wish - quickly and easily.
Aston is designed to keep your computer safer and more secure. With our special Aston Secure Desktop version only you will be able to constrain user's ability to change any settings and access certain applications, restrict time a user can spend in front of PC and more - fast and simple.
You can Learn more about Aston's security features.Download links