The Synthwave Desktop

The Synthwave Desktop

This desktop is actually a second screen, ever so customised with a couple of elements that really fit the theme and give us a dose of that 80s nostalgia. The primary display uses the same desktop, but this one’s the one worth talking about. Here’s what you’ll need to get the same look.

Like many Windows desktops that are customised like this, Rainmeter is the tool of the day. We have a primer on using it here, and once you have the basics down, you’re ready to move on.…

Here’s what you’ll need:

That’s all there is to this one. Only three components, one of which being the wallpaper. Since the shot above is just of the second, customised screen, here’s a shot of the complete dual-displays below:

If you like the look, it’s easy to duplicate! If you have questions, or just want to sing your praises about the vibe, head over to the Flickr link below.

synthwave_desktop [Flickr]