start menu reviver

The only start menu for Windows 8!

  • Bring back and enhance the Start Menu.
  • Launch desktop and metro apps.
  • Truly touchscreen-friendly.
  • No cost! Totally FREE!

It's more intuitive, more functional and more customizable than any other product on the market. Start Menu Reviver is the ONLY solution that is truly touchscreen-friendly and ABSOLUTELY FREE.

Recommended By Experts

"It's hard to think of a feature the menu left out, yet it manages to pull it off without feeling too cluttered. For those reasons and more, it gets my thumb's up."

C|Net, May 2012

"...Start Menu Reviver is the best free offering on the market today."

Laptop, May 2013

"Our nod goes to Start Menu Reviver. This new app manages to fuse support for traditional desktops and new touchscreen devices into one interface with minimal pain."

Digital Trends, May 2013

"...if you want a Start Menu, this is the best we've seen."

Tech Advisor, June 2013

"...I discovered Start Menu Reviver from ReviverSoft and was immediately impressed with the truly unique approach!" and "In fact, Start Menu Reviver is such a great melding of the old and new user interfaces that if Microsoft had put something like this in Windows 8 from the get go they sure would have saved themselves a lot of grief."

Tech Republic, June 2013

"The power of the Start menu is back in your hands with Start Menu Reviver."

Tom's Guide, July 2013


Revive your Start Menu

Don't just replace your Start Menu - revive it. Start Menu Reviver is designed for you, whether you just want a Start Menu back in Windows 8, or want to have more control in Windows 7.

Start Menu Reviver is the only choice that brings back the familiarity you're accustomed to and embraces the enhancements in the future of Windows.

Truly Touchscreen-Friendly

The unique tile structure in Start Menu Reviver means that it is the only Start Menu that is truly touch-friendly.

Of course you can still use your mouse and keyboard, but with Start Menu Reviver you can also easily add, remove, move and edit at the touch of a finger.

Start Your Way™

Start Menu Reviver accommodates up to 32 tiles so you can customize it for a truly personal experience. Choose which applications, documents, folders and more you want to launch directly from your Start Menu.

You can also change the tile images using our ever-growing library of icons, or create your very own.

Manage Desktop and Modern Applications

Launch both traditional desktop programs and new Windows 8 modern applications directly from the the Start Menu. No other product allows you to do this.

so many more useful features

Powerful Search

The search box in Start Menu Reviver is a one stop shop for finding anything on your computer. It will help you find applications, computer settings and documents in a matter of seconds.

Access the Start Screen

If you still want to access the Windows 8 Start screen, you can see it and access it directly in Start Menu Reviver. You can even see how it looked the last time you were there.

Make a website Tile

Start Menu Reviver doesn't just let you add desktop and modern applications as tiles, you can also make tiles to quickly access your favorite websites and even your favorite documents.

Choose your Start Button

You can easily customize the default Start Button. Start Menu Reviver has many different Start buttons to choose from.

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what are you waiting for?

Download Start Menu Reviver today!
It's FREE.


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system requirements

Windows 7,8, 8.1
CPU: 1 Ghz or higher
Hard Disk Space: 20 MB
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