Buy NowYou can now buy a full, never-expiring version of DesktopEffects for only € 10,00.
For only a small amount, you can make your Desktop living with all kinds of wonderfull effects.
- Windows XP or Windows Vista
- Windows Aero is recommended to be running on Vista
- A sufficient graphic card - most Aero capable cards will do, except for some onboard cards.
A preview version of Desktop Effects can be downloaded, that will expire on June 2, 2009.
Make sure you have the following packages installed:
Download Installer — Important: this version will expire on June 2, 2009
Download 64-bit files — Important: this version will expire on June 2, 2009 (you will need to regsvr32 all DLLs yourself)
An SDK which can be used to write custom effects can be downloaded here. The SDK is mainly oriented towards Visual Studio. However, Effects are COM objects which can be implemented in any COM supporting language. Therefor, the documentation is usefull also for those scenarios.
Download SDK — (2009 Apil 13)
Desktop Effects is copyright © Andreas Verhoeven, 2009.