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Aero Adjuster, Automatically Change Aero Color Based On Wallpaper
The Windows 7 operating system shipped with a built-in automatic wallpaper changer that allowed users to pick multiple desktop backgrounds that the operating system would rotate automatically. Previously users had to use third party software like Wallperizer or John’s Background Switcher for that functionality.
Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8 will improve that by offering to sync the primary desktop background color with the operating system’s Aero interface color.
Under Windows 7, Aero and the wallpaper color can be completely different, which may be a issue for users who like to see matching colors on their desktop.
Aero Adjuster now is a program for Windows that users can run to adjust the Aero color automatically whenever the background changes.
All you actually need to do is to download and unpack the program on your computer system. Once done you can run it with a double-click on the single executable file.
The program will modify the Aero color from that moment on to match the color of the desktop background. This is an automatic process that requires no user interaction.
Please note that the Aero color is changed permanently. Aero Adjuster will not automatically switch back to the default color if you close the application. You do however have an option to restore the old Aero color from the application’s system tray menu.
The core question with programs like Aero Adjuster is this: Do you want to run an additional program in the background for better matching Aero and wallpaper colors? The program does not use a lot of cpu cycles when it is running, but its memory usage can go as high as 15 Megabytes.
I have reviewed a similar program called Aero Blend in the past which offers a similar functionality.
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