Aston is a shell replacement application, which gives you to get a completely new, powerful and easily configurable desktop, making your computing a more pleasant and productive experience. Aston completely replaces your old desktop with a new one, providing numerous additional features and saving your computer's resources for more necessary tasks. By installing Aston you get a lot more than just a fancy look, you get a more efficient way of using your computer.
Too much is never enough
Aston looks Similar to the desktop you're already familiar with, but its components offer more functionality:
Toolbars ((side panels on the left and right sides of the screen) give you easy access to the most needed documents, applications and web links. Multistate Taskbar buttons let you know exactly if a certain window is active or minimized, they also ADAPT to the width of the Taskbar and are thus easier to manage: no precious screen space is wasted. Aston Quick Launch can be as small as a single button: easy access to your shortcuts without turning the Taskbar into a garbage dump. You can hide and restore System Tray icons with a single click or keystroke. This feature even works under Windows 98/Me/2K. Keep your Desktop clean: use the Panel plug-in to organize your files without turning the desktop into a dumping ground. Desktop icons can have any size, any form (thanks to alpha-blending) and can be animated as well. Get rid of regular limitations. Aston Disks and Trash Can let you visually monitor their fill states A built-in HotKey Manager makes your work with Aston even more pleasant and effective. Much more... just install Aston and find it yourself.
Fast, solid and powerful
We've spent a lot of time polishing Aston in order to make sure it runs as fast as possible. No matter if you have a five year old PC or a powerful high-end system, Aston is always the right choice.