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RetroBar v1.13

Classic Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP, Vista taskbar for modern versions of Windows

Pining for simpler times? RetroBar teleports you back in time by replacing your modern Windows taskbar with the classic Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP, or Vista style.

• Replaces default Windows taskbar with classic layout
• Native notification area with balloon notification support
• Native task list with UWP app support and drag reordering
• Quick launch toolbar
• Start button opens modern start menu
• Ability to show or hide the clock
• Display taskbar on any side of the screen (even on Windows 11)
• Option to display the taskbar, notification area, and clock on multiple monitors
• Ability to show Vista-style window thumbnails
• Customizable XP-style collapsible notification area
• Custom theme support

• Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11
.NET 6.0.2 or later desktop runtime

Included themes
• System (Classic and XP)
• Watercolor
• Windows 95-98
• Windows Me
• Windows 2000
• Windows XP:
-Olive Green
-Royale Noir
-Embedded Style
-Zune Style
• Windows Longhorn Aero
• Windows Vista:

Supported languages
• Arabic (العربية)
• Bulgarian (български)
• Catalan (català)
• Chinese (Simplified) (中文(简体))
• Chinese (Traditional) (中文(繁體))
• Czech (čeština)
• Dutch (Nederlands)
• English
• English (United Kingdom)
• French (français)
• German (Deutsch)
• Greek (ελληνικά)
• Hebrew (עברית)
• Hungarian (magyar)
• Indonesian
• Italian (italiano)
• Japanese (日本語)
• Korean (한국어)
• Lithuanian (lietuvių)
• Polish (polski)
• Portuguese (português)
• Romanian (Română)
• Russian (русский)
• Spanish (español)
• Swedish (svenska)
• Turkish (Türkçe)
• Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

New features
Added auto-hide feature (#77)
The taskbar can now be locked or unlocked (#498)
When unlocked, the taskbar can be dragged to another edge of the screen
Added setting to control system icon invert (#637)
Support for additional languages:
Latvian (latviešu) (#626, thanks @WF4123!)
Slovak (slovenčina) (#620, thanks @SAMUELLL41!)
Fixed issue moving the taskbar from the left edge to the top edge in Windows 7
Improved performance when moving the taskbar
Updates to translations:
Croatian (hrvatski) (#573, thanks @som3rando!)
Persian (فارسی) (#599, thanks @ejrv!)
Polish (polski) (#591, thanks @MeTonaTOR!)
Serbian (srpski, српски) (#576, thanks @bzzrak!)
Spanish (español) (thanks @xoascf!)
Ukrainian (українська) (#609, thanks @CsyeCokTheSolly!)
Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) (#589, #622, thanks @michioxd and @cheesethesylveon!)

• Windows 11 users: Recent updates have impacted RetroBar's ability to hide the default Windows taskbar. Before starting RetroBar, it is recommended to open Windows Settings > Personalization > Taskbar, select "Taskbar behaviors", then enable "Automatically hide the taskbar."
• Just unzip and run (since the app isn't signed, Windows Defender will likely require you to choose "more info," then "run anyway"). Not sure which one to download? Try 64-bit.

This download is for the 64bit version.
If you need the 32bit version, download here.
If you need the ARM64bit version, download here.

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2,854 5,249 Sam Johnson <img src=""border="0"> Jul 27, 2023 - 13:02 1.13.30 2.64MB ZIP 5/5, out of 27 Votes.
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