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Enable animations for the Start Screen in Win8

  1. #1

    Posts : 23
    Arch Linux/Debian 7/Windows 8.1

    Enable animations for the Start Screen in Win8

    I just discovered the hidden tweak which allows to enable an advanced Start Menu Animations. Also it is possible to play that animations every time you switched to the Start Screen.
    try this:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    and you will get something like this:

    Launcher_SessionLogin_Tower_Offset and Launcher_SessionLogin_IndividualTower_Offset produce the carousel view for tiles. Launcher_SessionLogin_IndividualTower_Offset defines the “far” distance of circle, and Launcher_SessionLogin_Tower_Offset defines the close distance.
    Launcher_SessionLogin_Icon_Offset defines the offset for user picture. The greater the value, the greater the image’s right margin during animation.
    Launcher_SessionLogin_IconText_Offset - same as above but for the user name.

    Launcher_SessionLoginAnimation_OnShow - animation will play every time when you have switched to the Start Screen.

    Ready registry files are attached.
    Attached Files

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  2. #2

    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    This is interesting, I think I might take a gander at this for myself.

    I kind of like this, it reminds me of the new Start animation with Windows Phone 8 where the All Apps list on it kind of does that kind of effect. I also can't help but to notice that it seems you have something else in the works? The black pin icon on your Desktop labeled StartScreen peaks my interest.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    windwos 8

    thanks for this tip!
    but, when i enabled this animation, i'm no longer able to switch metro apps with winkey+tab...
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  4. #4

    Posts : 23
    Arch Linux/Debian 7/Windows 8.1

    yirmio , same for me

    Coke Robot , that black icon is Start Screen Pinner
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