Product Comparison

 
RetroUI Pro RetroUI Server

Easy to Install and Configure

X

X

Multi-language (see supported languages)

X

X

Works in local and Remote Desktop (RDP) sessions

X

X

Brings back the Windows Start Button and Start menu, with configurable (skinnable) Start Button and Start Menu colors

X

X

Optionally block Hot Corners and Charms Bar features of Windows and still fully utilize Windows

X

X

Brings back the Shutdown Menu, and makes it easy to logoff, reboot, shutdown, or lock the computer

X

X

TabletView with pre-pinned applications and web sites

X

X

Pin and launch your favorite web sites

X

X

Enforce - Take charge of Windows, and bring back the taskbar and Start menu with the Windows Start screen

X

X

Enforce - Resize Windows Store apps and control their size and position. Easily resize Apps by using [F12]

X

X

Open/close start menu with Windows Key

X

X

Return to classic desktop from Modern UI with Windows Key

X

X

Assignable keyboard shortcuts, Hotkeys to make Windows easier to use

X

X

Extended multi-language suport for Asian and Arabic langauges, AZERTY and other non-QWERTY keyboard layouts

X

X

Support for 'Use Small Taskbar Buttons' in the taskbar

X

X

Multi-monitor support, and support for positioning the taskbar on any side of the screen

X

X

Pin and launch default Windows Store (Metro) apps1

X

X

Skip the Windows 8 Start screen at login

X

 

Terminate/Disable Windows 8 (Metro) Features (advanced feature)

X

 

Note1: To use this feature in RetroUI Pro, with Server 2012 you must first install the ‘Desktop Experience’ which is an optional feature of 2012 Server which gives it the ability to run Windows Store (Metro) apps.