DeskScapes 3 New User Interface

Tuesday, September 01, 2009 by Island Dog | Discussion: Personal Computing

When you see the new DeskScapes 3, the first thing you are going to notice is the totally new user interface.  It’s much sleeker than before, and one big new feature is the ability to preview the .dreams before applying. 

Check out the video to see more!

Keymac
Reply #1 Wednesday, September 02, 2009 2:33 AM

This version shows the commitment to quality programs for which Stardock et al is well known! Side by side comparisons of the original legacy products shows just how far we have come, from the pixelated past to the smooth rendering of todays offerings... Kudos to Stardock group of artists!

Kitkun
Reply #2 Wednesday, September 02, 2009 11:35 AM

Very much better than that which came before.

 

Revanito
Reply #3 Friday, September 04, 2009 12:21 AM
Its ABSOLUTLY comfortable!
snake108
Reply #4 Friday, September 04, 2009 1:03 PM

Still far to buggy to use on my vista pc. just get black screen when returning from sleep mode. Shame because i like the concept.

ZubaZ
Reply #5 Friday, September 04, 2009 2:41 PM

can you post the system info from the "About DeskScapes" button at the top of the app?

snake108
Reply #6 Friday, September 04, 2009 6:59 PM

Your computer has a Windows Experience Index base score of 3.4
Your Windows Graphics Experience score is 3.9

Deskscapes appears to be activated on this PC
Deskscapes engine appears to be running
(Generic PnP Monitor) 1 is attached to NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE

Deskscape.dll               2009/08/27 18:19:56
Deskscapes.dll                2009/08/25 18:53:06
DreamControl32.dll              2009/08/25 18:54:24
DeskscapesConfig.exe               2009/08/27 18:19:49
UI\Deskscape.dll             2009/08/27 18:19:40
UI\DeskscapesVideo.dll      2009/08/25 18:54:54
Activate.exe                  2009/08/25 18:54:32
DreamTasks.exe                2009/08/25 18:54:57
DeskscapesVideo.dll           2009/08/25 18:53:54

1Eres
Reply #7 Tuesday, September 08, 2009 11:35 AM

I have update to the version 3 beta today, but it didn't work. Then subsequently Impulse notify me another updating, I have installed it and the interface of Deskapes has switched this way

snake108
Reply #8 Friday, September 11, 2009 4:48 AM
I posted the system info as requested on 4th sept. Not had any reply. Other than going to support, which i will not be doing, i just thought there may be some ideas or input from the forums. thank you, the snake. ( 
totalYesman
Reply #9 Thursday, October 08, 2009 11:43 AM

I curently have deskscapes 2.0 installed (love it!)

how does a person go about downloading the updates- say 3.0?

CarGuy1
Reply #10 Thursday, October 08, 2009 11:52 AM

how does a person go about downloading the updates- say 3.0?

In Impulse, click on the blue dropdown box in the left upper corner and chose to show pre-release versions. After this you should have an update availible for DeskScapes. The update will not be numbered as DeskScapes 3 yet, it should be something like 2.91 [b].

CobraA1
Reply #11 Friday, October 09, 2009 1:03 AM

The only complaint I have about the new interfaces (I've seen this in WB7) - the size of the scrollbar. So far, it's been too thin.

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