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Review: RetroUI tries to fix Windows 8's usability woes, but only makes them worse

At a Glance
  • RetroUI

    PCWorld Rating

    Despite good intentions and an innovative proposition, RetroUI is slower and clunkier than the competition

At a Glance
  • PCWorld Rating

    Despite good intentions and an innovative proposition, RetroUI is slower and clunkier than the competition

    MSRP: $5; seven-day free trial

    Pros

    • Lets you run a Modern app in a window

    Cons

    • Doesn't intercept arrow keys after searching
    • Slow live search in Start menu
    • Hijacks several function keys globally without asking

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