How to Make Windows 8 Transparent

Introduction

 
Microsoft has released Windows 8, a new version of Windows. Windows 8 came with many new features and many changes. New features such as Metro Start Screen, Charms Bar, etc. Many features have been removed from Windows 8 such as Start menu, Aero Transparency, etc.  The Aero transparency feature was first time introduced in Windows Vista and it was also in Windows 7 but in Windows 8 this feature has been removed. If you want to use this feature with Windows 8, however, then you can manually enable this feature in Windows 8.
 
In this article, we are explaining how to enable Aero Transparency in Windows 8.
 

How to enable Aero Transparency in Windows 8?

 
Step 1
 
Go to the Desktop screen, right-click and select "Personalize" from the context menu.
 
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Step 2
 
In the Personalize window click "High Contrast White" from the "High Contrast Theme" option. Your Windows color will be changed.
 
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Step 3
 
Click on the "Color" button side in the personalize window.
 
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Step 4
 
A "Color and Appearance" window will be opened. In this window click on "Background" on "Active windows tiles" and minimize the color by the arrow on the right side. Click on "OK" in the color window.
 
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Step 5
 
Do the same in "Inactive window tiles". Then click on "Apply" but don't close the "Color and Appearance" window.
 
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Step 6
 
Now go to the Desktop screen, right-click and select "Personalize" from the context menu. The Personalize window will be opened. In this window select the theme you want to show on the Desktop background.
 
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Step 7
 
Now go to the "Color and Appearance" window and click on "Save Changes".
 
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Step 8
 
Now go to the Desktop screen. You will see everything in Transparent format.
 
 Transparent-Window-Windows8.jpg
 

Summary

 
In this article, we learned about How to Make Windows 8 Transparent.