Windows users are lucky people when it comes to enjoying the gorgeous themes to transform the desktop completely. The attractive customization option available out there in the form of themes.
Always Windows allows the maximum possibility to the user regarding usability and customization. Taking the advantage of theme support in Windows, I selected 50 best and most beautiful Windows 8.1 Themes.
Best Windows 8.1 Themes
How to use third-party Windows 8.1 Themes?
Windows 8 doesn’t support or allowed to install third-party themes directly. First, you need to install UxTheme Patcher on your Windows machine. Installing UXTheme Multi-Patcher tool is very easy, download the latest version of the patch and extract the contents on the desktop.
Now open the setup file, here check the box Aero Glass Transparency hack for Windows8/8.1. This option applies the transparent glass look to your theme. After the successful installation, the machine needs a restart to changes to take effect. After the restart, your system is ready to install third-party themes.
Here is the complete list of 50 best Windows 8.1 Themes
Ambient is a cool Blue color oriented theme for Windows 8.1. The theme is minimal and stylish. It turns everything on your Windows 8.1 screen to a catchy blue color. A good theme for Windows 8.1 if you want a classic combination of the style and simplicity.
Its name itself represents its looks. The theme is very cool and gives a soothing effect to your eyes. The smooth windows animations, the colorful taskbar, and the not-so-different Windows 8.1 look is a pleasant scene to watch. Another good theme for your Windows.
A white color oriented Windows 8.1 Theme. The theme is minimal, and icons are also customized according to the color. Even if it is a white theme, the black combination is more attractive. The taskbar and the icons will turn to black and grey colors respectively. It is very nice to watch.
If you like Black color, then this theme is for you. It is an attractive theme for Windows 8.1 machine. It turns your windows and other application outlines into a dark color. The icons will also turn into a beautiful black finish. Suitable for those who love black Windows 8.1 themes.
5. Soft Glass 8
The best transparent theme for Windows 8.1. Looks are very decent and minimal. There is nothing much of a difference to notice, but still, there are some great changes like icons. It gives a minimal look to your Windows 8.1 device without any considerable changes.
6. 8 Plus
This theme looks are much similar to the original Windows 8.1 theme. But if you look into deep you can see the difference. If you like the current Windows 8.1 look but still need some little improvements in the design and features, the 8 Plus theme is a good choice.
A perfect attractive Black color theme for Windows 8.1. The developer uses Black color for an entire theme background. Ideal for passionate users. As you can see in the above screenshot, it changes the entire screen into a black finish which may not be easy for a few users. So, only install this theme if you really like it.
A very bold looking theme, looks are attractive and stylish. It gives a darker finish to your Windows 8.1 theme and provides some good looking icons as well. The animations are attractive and the smooth effects never fails to catch our eyes.
A wood background attractive isn’t it? Perfect theme for wood style lovers. It basically turns the OS into a black finish. However, there is a wooden touch in the icons and the backgrounds. So, we can consider it as a wooden theme for Windows 8.1 users.
10. Axonkolor 8.1
Like Tron movie? A Tron looking neon colors based theme for your Windows 8.1 PC. Looks cool and has some nice features which turn your Windows 8.1 into a really good looking OS.
11. Grey-Blue ML
Like the name itself says, a combination of the Grey and Blue colors. The theme is so classic and looks cool. If you are more a simple theme guy, you should consider using this theme.
Want to turn your Windows 8.1 into Mac? But really without changing the PC? If so, this theme can be the best solution. It changes almost all visual aspects of the Windows into the Mac OS X.
13. Concave VS 8.1
Concave VS 8.1 is a Windows 8.1 theme that has a so cool look. The curvy text boxes and windows enhance the beauty even better. It’s more like a night theme which doesn’t hurt your eyes even after a long time of PC usage.
14. Hush 8.1
It comes with several styles and colors to choose from. This modern style theme is very different from the themes listed above. It provides a split, like effect for the windows which looks really cool.
15. Kongo 8.1
Congo brings the Windows 8.1 into another level. I am not a fan of this theme as it doesn’t have a great visual experience to offer. However, it still does stand a chance in this list because of its unique design.
16. Vanilla for Windows 8.1
Vanilla theme is one of the best themes in this list with a clear design and cool icons. The theme transforms the Windows 8.1 to look like another OS. A must try for those who want to change Windows 8.1 theme.
Just like many themes in this list, this one also turns your computer to a black interfaced device. Everything on your system will turn dark except the backgrounds.
18. Steam VS for Windows 8.1
A theme for the Steam lovers. If you are a gamer and looking for a gaming theme for Windows 8.1, probably this one will be the best choice. It gives a Steam-like look to the Windows 8.1 and it really does the job. So, try it.
19. Exo Theme
Exo theme turns your Windows 8.1 to yet another interface without actually tweaking any of the features. If you try this theme for the first time, you will be amazed how successfully it can utilize the same features to craft a perfectly new interface.
20. APPOWS 2014
APPOWS is a pretty old theme in this list. Released back in 2014, this theme is still a popular Windows 8.1 theme. It is also a dark theme for Windows just like few of the above.