AquaSnap Adds Aero Snap, Shake and Glass Features to XP and Vista

March 29, 2010 | Filed under Software, Windows, Windows 7


Windows 7 comes with a new useful features such as Aerosnap where you can drag a window to the right or left side of the screen and it makes the window maximizes half of the screen. If you drag it to the top, it will maximize the window on the whole screen. Aeroshake also offers a good feature where you can click on the titlebar and simple shaking your mouse a little will minimize all the windows behind the program that you are focusing on. Finally, the aeroglass makes the window transparent when you move it and permits you to see what is behind.

With AquaSnap, you can have all these Windows 7 Aero features in Windows XP and Vista. You can also install it on Windows 7 to customize on how the snapping, shaking and glass should work for you. AquaSnap needs to be running in background to enable all these effects and the good news is it takes up very little memory usage around 2MB only.

On the configuration window, you will find a few tabs to configure each features. The AquaSnap tab lets you configure the snapping mode, AquaShake tab to configure if shaking the window will minimize or make the window to remain always on top. If you are not a good shake, you can configure the sensitivity level. AquaGlass lets you activate the AquaGlass feature and setting the percentage of transparent and opaque. The appearance tab lets you set the visual effects of the program such as skinning.

Windows 7 Aero in Windows XP and Vista

AquaGlass is free and compatible with Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 both 32 and 64 bit.

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