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Black Glass Enhanced v0.5 by curiouso9 Black Glass Enhanced v0.5 by curiouso9
- GUI enhancement, add option menu, simple tray.
- now user can add up to 14 process
- when user make changes, it immediately take effect unlike old behaviour that must be restart to take effect.

~ remember, your application background must be black.

Recommended Theme.

concave 7 [link]
nautiKK [link]
Night City [link]
Dynamic Black [link]
Midnight Glass [link]

Because some people ask the resources.. here

Dark Glass for Rainmeter by ~VicK88 - [link]

Midnight Glass Nature Theme by ~MrGRiM01 - [link]

Sorry for the late reply..
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LamiaDC Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Any chance you can make support for Windows 10 TP or 10 in general? I give this one i try on it, didn't work! :(
indigob916 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
love this real great
YoutuberTut Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014
nikishima Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014
is there any way to add opacity level? visibility of files extremely depends on the underlying surface.
a value of maybe 50 % would make everything readable. there are so many fine themes to combine with, 
but none are really usable to work with.
OC-ers Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014
Hi, this application work great on my windows 8 thanks a lot. But i have a prob like the other, the app wont running at startup. I already check the box, add manually to startup folder and enabled it on taskmgr. And i have another problem, the app wont work when my notebooks (Lenovo Flex 10) goes unplugged. I already tried to set the power option to high performance when on battery and do the same too on graphic power option. Do anyone have suggestion on my prob? 
dyngulven Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
Is there a way to change which background color that triggers the transparency? I need to add a specific color, since i can't use the Personalization menu when running 3rd party shells (disabled when you're not running explorer.exe as shell)
BINNY2634 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
how to download this help me plz
beniedick Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
how to download this? lmao
Wa5t3dy0u7h Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
how do i turn it off? 
RiverHjaal Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Hi... big problem. i used this a year ago, it worked fine. redownloaded it today, tried it, but my folders do not turn glass. they stay non-transparent black.
i have image here:…
ive gone through all settings and checked, i cant find anything wrong.
the theme i am using is 7tsp Elysium II
the theme you use (Midnight Glass) i cant use, since your link is dead.

Is it because of my theme or is it something else?
Others seem to have this problem but none of whom been answered.
can you say what the issue is, or at least that you do not know.

Thank you for all your hard work creating beauty for us
wetheenergy Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
what's the name of that black Visual Style?
Midnight Glass theme, here bro!

It's midnight VS modified!

You probably need to register to see through this link…

Or just go here:… (old taskbar)… (new taskbar)
hasan1959 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
beatiful tanks
Buckwiz Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
Hey, this theme looks awesome but i would love for some instructions to get it installed. Thanks
mikeloeven Featured By Owner Edited Jul 8, 2014
for those of us that need more than 10 processes hooked I was thinking why not a simple CSV file using double quotes as a text qualifier??

you would have to make no changes to the UI and could list process names like this

"p1.exe", "p2.exe", "p3.exe" and so on.

Just have the Main executable look for a file named processList.csv and if said file exists in the same directory as the executable parse it as a list of executables to hook in addition to what ever is set in the GUI.

additionally on a side note is it possible to add a setting to prevent the program from effecting control panel windows. there are some applets that become illegible with this effect but because they are technically part of explorer they are hooked regardless
Slinger05 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Ya, I'm on Windows 8.1 and this would be awesome to rock. Thanks


This does work. You'll need to enable it each time windows starts. You also need to make sure aero-glass is installed prior to using it. Any way to make this run at windows start? I have checked the required box but I have to manually load it each time.
davetee76 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Please update this to make it work for Windows 8.1. That OS I'm using and it only makes the text transparent
BlameFidel Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
How do you set this up? Sorry for my lack of knowledge. >.<
wmuhken Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Student General Artist
where is the link for downloading this theme
wetheenergy Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
having the same issue. Love that minimize maximize close, layout
Jormenok Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
como se instala?
jcdespicable Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
how to set up? please reply :)
arhist Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Too bad that Directory Opus did not work properly in thumbnail mode
jonse42lt Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
Hi guys, i need help. It works perfectly, but i need some of the process names. For example the context menu, the start-> all programs tab's and the search results in the start menu to make them transparent too. I can't seem to find it. Some sort of a list for processes like these would be very helpfull. And it's made my chrome url tab black witch kinda buggs me, is there a process or a way to make it transparent too ? But besides that this app is wonderfull, big props to the developer !!
StormyFoxx Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
Your readme is very..... unhelpful. Where does it go? and how do I get there?
duke1921 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Its working fine when my laptop is on charging/connected to power. But the glassy view stops if i unplug the charger. What to do?

same is the case for full glass
DRSDavidSoft Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It worked perfectly for me. Thanks!
Question: Can you add these two features please?
1- Use another RGB color instead of black for the glass
3- Accept all processes for glass theme, not just 14 processes.
Thank you! ;)
duke1921 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
seriously, that wouldn't be helpful i case of video players..:P
DRSDavidSoft Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, but not in case of choosing another RGB color instead of black to map the transparency...
Also I meant something like a checkbox, so we can trun on and off the "all processes" feature. ;)
AustinShaff Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
It won't work for me. I've looked everywhere on how to fix it. Any help? Instead of the background of things going transparent, the text does. I can barely read the text. Any help?
jonnynitro138 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
Do you know of anything like this for linuxmint? I am using linuxmint 16 kde as a dual partition and I currently have this on my windows partition and love it.
o0oF3BZo0o Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013
its not working for my windows 7 64 bit help me pls i want my computer like this :(
PreethiRock Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
it is not working :( (Sad) for my windows 7 32 bit 
sriramkp Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
After applying the black glass , its displaying  "pshyc creations" on the to delete or remove this "pshyc creations" from displaying???
daveo76 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Doesn't work on my PC. Running Windows 7 SP1 x64
abbiyham Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry did not mean to comment that in the privious coment. thank you for Black Glass Enhanced.
abbiyham Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
beautiful piture beautiful girl
cjnjkong Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013
Hi this isn't working for me either I have windows 8
Saulidav Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Does this work on Windows 8?
Synper311 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
A great addition would be an option to hide the tray icon
sameed47 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
plz tell how can we internet download manager  transparent...:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: Minion-Blah Minion-Blah Minion-Blah Minion-Blah 
sameed47 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
plz tell how can we add other application to make transparent like task manager and other also how can we make with window startup.:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
UnknownGuy10 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
what theme u using right now.
sp3ed5ter Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
can share the download link? i want to download darkglassenhanced. thx
shibukittu1992 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013
maver1ckpl Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
Is it possible to set own color that should by replaced by glass ?
xvEDGEvx Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
Thanks bro, what a cool effect. Just another way to set my computer different from others and say "Pow" how do ya like this. Come getcha sum! Yeah if you open multiple windows it can be a little hard on the eye to brain function. But I've found a way around that too. And if worse comes to worse I can always right click it in my "show hidden icons" thing and close it. Simple, effective, badass. Thanks again.
wimwam1337 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
love your work but with some programs the glassy effect is way too much. mayebe you could add a function where you can change the amount of transparancy?
p1n0y4life Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
I like the glass theme. But, I want to remove it now can you tell me how to remove the glass thing.
luciusruth Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Hmm You know how to use this on win 8?
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