Classic Shell is a good software which provides several classic features removed from Windows Vista, 7 and 8. It provides a classic start menu and a toolbar for Windows Explorer. There are several other features of this software which we are going to discuss now.
This software allows you to drag and drop in order to organize your applications. It expands the Control Panel and Options to show Favorites is also modified by it. Recently used documents can be shown by it and displaying of these documents is customizable. It is translated into 35 languages. Though it gives a classic look to the Start Menu but it actually does not disable it. You can simply click Shift and the start button to get it back. It provides support for skins and that also includes 3rd party skins. As far as looks and functionality are concerned, this software is fully customizable. It can convert the “All Programs” button into a cascading menu.
In Windows Explorer, Classic Shell is a plug-in. For some common operations, this program provides toolbar to the Explorer. The toolbar is customizable as well. It has one such option which can customize the folder panel and provide the look of Windows XP version. In the status bar, this program can show the free disk space and total size of the file. Several features which are broken in Windows 7 can be fixed by it. These are some interesting features which have increased its popularity.