ModernMix is a ground breaking new application that enables you to run multiple Modern apps in individual windows on your desktop instead of the default full screen Windows 8 behavior. Active Modern apps will also appear on your taskbar where they can be pinned for quick access later.
It’s a utility program that allows users of Windows 8 (not RT) to run any Modern UI apps within a window on the desktop. Stardock has a history of producing Windows 8 enhancing software that fixes many user niggles with the big changes Microsoft introduced with its latest tablet/hybrid-friendly OS.
Run Windows 8 Modern apps in a window on the desktop
ModernMix enables you to run multiple Modern apps in individual separate windows on the desktop as well as launch them from the desktop.
Display, pin and launch Modern apps on the taskbar
Active Modern apps will also appear on your taskbar where they can be pinned for quick access later. Also create desktop shortcuts for Modern apps.
Explicitly close Modern apps by clicking the close button
Running Apps from Startscreen in Windows 8 does not give you Close [X] button as in windows 7 and previous windows. You need to go with some quirky shortcuts on Windows 8 to Close app. But with ModernMix in Windows 8, you will get resizeable apps with Close buttons on top.
Create desktop shortcuts for Modern apps
Like in Windows 7 and as in other Desktop Windows App you can create the desktop shortcuts for Modern Apps, now you won’t have to switch to Start Screen to open a Modern App.
Access the Charms bar from a Modern app window
Charms bar fancies modern Windows 8 Apps, these apps have their menus and setting on the charm bar, with modern mix you won’t be missing Charm Bars. Charms bar is also added on the Modern app window, with resized Windows 8 App on desktop.
So, have you tried your best windows 8 apps on desktop with this re-sizing ModernMix app. Let us know!
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