Download Start Menu - Best Software & Apps

  • Start Menu 10

    5.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Alternative Windows 10 & Windows 8 Start Menu

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Shutdown timer, Many direct accesses to folders
    • CONS: Doesn't blend that well with Windows
  • Start Menu 7

    4.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make the Start menu in Windows 7 easier to use

    7
    55 votes
    • PROS: More customizable Start menu, Support for skins, Easy to configure
    • CONS: You can't define new tasks for shortcuts
  • Brutus

    2004

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Shut Down, Restart or Log Off Your Computer with a Single Click

    6
    65 votes
    • PROS: Simple installation and uninstallation, Helps you hide Start menu items,
    • CONS: The feature set isn’t extensive, No warranties
  • IObit StartMenu8

    3.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IObit StartMenu8

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: Faithful recreation of Windows 7 Start menu, Quick search feature, Access to most used features
    • CONS: Option to boot to desktop doesn't work, Doesn't show user icon, Can't use arrow keys to select item, Jumping to Modern UI unintuitive
  • Pokki Start Menu

    260.11.291

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get your Start button back on your Windows 8 desktop and access all the most important stuff on your computer, in one click

    7
    50 votes
    • Windows 8 Start Panel

      Full 3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Give your PC a Windows 8 look and feel

      7
      514 votes
      • PROS: Simulates Windows 8 interface well, Offers tile organization on Start menu, Tiles include Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and more
      • CONS: Can't change the green background
    • Classic Start 8

      1.0.0.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Windows® 7 start menu for the Windows® 8.

      6
      15 votes
      • Start8

        Beta 1.17

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Bring back the start menu without giving up the Modern UI

        7
        33 votes
        • PROS: Great compromise between Modern UI and traditional start menu, Useful customizations, Wide Windows 8 or traditional Windows 7 start menu, Automatically matches the color of your task bar
        • CONS: 30 day trial
      • Launchy

        2.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Say goodbye to the Start menu

        10
        10 votes
        • PROS: Cuts down on clicking time and requiring shortcuts, Doesn't require Start Menu
        • CONS: Tapping two keys would be better replaced by one
      • 8Start Launcher

        1.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create your own Windows Start menu

        6
        152 votes
        • PROS: Allows you to personalize menus the way you want, Speeds up access to applications
        • CONS: Doesn't automatically update when applications are un-installed
      • Start Button 8

        5.70

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A more powerful start menu

        9
        22 votes
        • PROS: Ability to create virtual groups, Customizable skins, Skin editor and creator
        • CONS: Must upgrade to Pro version for all the features, Default skins look dated, Doesn't help boot to the desktop
      • ViStart

        8.0.0.4040

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add Vista start menu functionalities to Windows XP

        3
        47 votes
        • PROS: Seamless integration, Quick and easy to use, No installation
        • CONS: No support for right clicking, No support for using arrow keys
      • Ferrari Theme

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Symbian

        Show your support for the most popular F1 team

        7
        177 votes
        • PROS: Nice, crisp looking theme, Impressive looking start menu, Easy to install
        • CONS: No wallpaper included
      • Start Menu X

        5.46

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Start Menu X is designed for all users

        8
        14 votes
        • Taskbar Transizer

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Give a transparent effect to the taskbar and start menu in Windows

          8
          10 votes
          • Start Menu Modifier

            1.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Blend the Windows 8 modern UI with the desktop

            7
            40 votes
            • PROS: Looks seamless, Ability to assign hotkey
            • CONS: No advantages over stock start menu, Does not keep settings after a reboot or shutdown, .NET Framework error
          • Vista Start Menu

            3.88

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Find the shortcut to the program you want, quickly!

            8
            16 votes
            • Windows 8 Start Menu Toggle

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Free Desktop customization program for Windows

              8
              15 votes
              • ObjectBar

                1.21

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Completely change the tool bar and the start menu

                7
                11 votes
                • Win8Starter

                  1

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Start button and start menu for Windows8!

                  7
                  6 votes
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