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Modern UI Start screen backgrounds

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Modern UI Start screen backgrounds


    Hi everyone,

    Is it possible to somehow extract all backgrounds or at least the preferred ones from start screen ?
    We can assign desktop wallpaper as a background in Modern UI, but it would be nice if we could do it vice versa.

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    dude, I said Modern UI backgrounds.



    You see the background ? Those shapes. Extracting those would be nice. They are not JPGs for sure, they have animations. It's not THAT easy.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    nah, they are not images at all. Their color can be changed, it is something different. I don't know why a power user does not know anything about the special backgrounds of Modern UI Start screen. And Windows 8 has those too...
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  4. #4


    Posts : 54
    Windows 7 Pro plus Windows 8.1 Pro VM


    Here's some I got by taking a screen capture (after unpinning the few tiles I had) ....

    There may be an easier way of getting them.
    Modern UI Start screen backgrounds Attached Files
    Last edited by DaddyG; 02 Oct 2013 at 16:10. Reason: Repair images
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Modern UI Start screen backgrounds
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