Hands-On with the First Start Menu App Optimized for Windows 10 May 2019 Update
Start menu apps have been part of a dormant software category whose adoption skyrocketed back in 2012 after the release of Windows 8.
Nearly 7 years ago, Microsoft decided to remove the Start menu and the Start button from the Windows desktop and instead provide users with a completely new Start screen that used live tiles.
This sudden change made many feel lost on the desktop, especially when migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 8, and the lack of a Start menu turned working in Windows into a painful experience.
Third-party Start menu apps thus came to the rescue, and not only that they brought back the Start menu, but they also offered a series of extras, like further customizations, new looks, and additional features.
Despite Windows 10 bringing back the Start menu with a modern feel, third-party Start menu apps continue to be highly popular, partially thanks to the success they enjoyed in the Windows 8 era.
Start10 is currently one of the most advanc… (read more)