Two more 4K themes made their appearance in the Microsoft Store. Windows 10 users can can download and add these beautiful themepacks to their desktop to experience the joy of summer.
Japanese Islands PREMIUM
There are nearly 7,000 Japanese islands. Take a look at the stunning coastlines of Aogashima, Kujukushima, Hokkaido, and more. These 18 premium 4k images are free for Windows 10 Themes.
Xbox Series X
Customize your desktop with stunning images of the Xbox Series X, the most powerful console ever. These 16 premium, 4k images are free for Windows 10.
Don't forget to check out the following 4K themepacks collected from Microsoft Store. They are really great:
If you have plenty of themes installed, and no longer need them, you can delete custom themes installed manually or from the Store, all at once. Check out Remove All Installed Themes At Once in Windows 10.
The *.deskthemepack file format
Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft invented a new theme format - themepack. It was created so all the theme resources would be packed inside a single file and sharing of such themes would be easy. In Windows 8, the file format was revised to deskthemepack, and supported specifying if the window color would be automatically set based on the dominant color of the desktop background. Windows 10 supports both themepack and deskthemepack formats. Technically, themepack and deskthemepack are usually ZIP or CAB archives that contain images, and the corresponding *.theme text file with image names packed into a long text block.
Interested users can directly extract images from such files. This can be useful for Windows 7 users, since the OS doesn't support *.deskthemepack files. The alternative solution for Windows 7 is Deskthemepack Installer, the app that allows to install Windows 10 and Windows 8 themes in Windows 7 with one click.
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