DirectSkin completely changes the look and feel of an application interface in minutes. Save development time, reduce costs and increase your differentiation in a crowded market place.

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Transform your application interface with DirectSkin

Why Use DirectSkin?

DirectSkin from Stardock is the fastest and easiest way for developers to give their applications an exciting interface, while differentiating themselves from their competition and the default Windows® appearance.

DirectSkin Windows customization enables you to highlight your brand and unique product image. Use DirectSkin to apply style elements to give your application a look and feel specific to its purpose. Integrate DirectSkin into your application with as little as four lines of code and dramatically reduce your development time and costs.

DirectSkin easily integrates with all major programming languages that support ActiveX (COM) controls, including: .Net, C#, C/C++ and Visual Basic.

DirectSkin works on the following Windows platforms:
32-bit Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP
64-bit Windows 10/8/7/Vista

The DirectSkin Advantage

Using the popular WindowBlinds technology as its base, DirectSkin has already been used on millions of PCs, ensuring that your skinned application will work on a wide range of operating systems and hardware combinations.

For developers, DirectSkin extends existing Windows controls and APIs. The advantage is that proprietary APIs or controls to make their are not necessary in order to make their application skinnable.

Developer Environment

DirectSkin deployment licenses include:

  • DirectSkin Development License for One Site
  • SkinStudio* License for one site
  • Stardock's Technical Support Team

*Use SkinStudio to create your own application skins, or ask about our available interface design services to help you create a custom skin that makes your product unique and promotes your brand.

Who Uses DirectSkin?

Allscripts EarthLink Konica Minolta Sony ATI GE Motorola T-Mobile Barclays Kodak Roche United Technologies Coolux Kongsberg Reuters AMD

DirectSkin Demo

Try DirectSkin at no charge and explore the sample project and skins.


Free Demo

Version 10 Updated July 2016
Compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP 32-bit and 64-bit

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