ravenclawwit‘s desktop is too pretty to ignore. The clock in the center is a combination of awesome-looking cyberpunk and a Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes challenge — but it’s just the time. Here’s how it’s all set up.
If you want a similar look, first you’ll need Rainmeter, which we’ve highlighted before, as an easy way to bring a little personalisation and customisation to the Windows desktop.
Once you’re familiar with it, here are the other pieces you’ll need to duplicate the look:
- The wallpaper
- The Rainmeter system tweaking and monitoring tool for Windows
- The Disen skin for the clock and the temperature (ravenclawwit tweaked this a bit, fyi)
- The Enigma suite for Rainmeter for the system monitors and UI elements
- The Classic Shell utility to make the taskbar transparent and to change the Start icon
- The ClearText skin for Rainmeter for the Now Playing info
- The Fountain of Colours skin for Rainmeter for the visualizer
- The System Code font to make all the text match up
Not too many moving parts, but when they’re all combined they have a really dramatic, really distinctive look. If you dig it, or if you have questions about how to make this — or a similar look — your own, hit the link below to check out ravenclawwit’s Kinja post on the desktop, and ask your questions about the setup!
System Code Setup [ravenclawwit]