Stardock was founded in 1991 in Livonia, Michigan and incorporated in 1992 as the company Stardock Systems. They initially developed software for the OS/2 operating system, but when it went away, they switched to Windows software in 1997. They are best known for computer programs that allow users to extend a graphical user interface (GUI) and the ability to customize computer games to your personal preferences. Stardock is known for their strategy games like Galactic Civilizations, Galactic Civilizations II, Sins of a Solar Empire, Fallen Enchantress and Elemental: War of Magic. They also created and maintain WinCustomize, a graphical user interface (GUI), which is a customization community. They also developed the Impulse Content Delivery, which they later sold to GameStop. Stardock developes skins and themes for that are featured on their site for software that is part of their Object Desktop, which is their main subscription service. Their current headquarters are in Plymouth, Michigan.
Stardock carries software products and games and has an interesting online game news section. Their latest and hottest software products include GalCiv III, Sorcerer King, Sins Rebellion, Object Desktop, Fences, Offworld Trading Company, Start 10, Start 18, Multiplicity, Desk Scapes, Servo, Object Deck, Window Blinds, Ashes of the Singularity and more. Their Enterprise support can advise you about their license management and standardized deployment capabilities of their software products as it applies to an enterprise environment. You can sign up for their newsletter for the latest news and their special offers from the Stardock magazine. Stardock’s website also has a great forum where users can ask questions, get answers and discuss the latest Stardock software and games. The Stardock online store is nicely divided between their software and their games. You can explore each of their products, see a brief description of each product, get the price and buy online.
What makes Stardock unique?
Stardock not only carries interesting and fun games, but they also sell great software like Object Desktop. Object Desktop can enhance your Windows 8 experience, especially if you really want it to act like the far more popular Windows 7. Stardock specializes in creating software and products that will help users customize the look, feel and the functionality of the Windows interface. Multiplicity allows users to control two PCs with only one mouse and one keyboard. Start 8 returns the smart menu to Windows 8, which helps navigating your computer easier. Fences automatically organizes your desktop shortcuts, icons and running tasks. Their software, Modern Mix, allows you to run multiple modern apps in a resizable window from your desktop. Launch 8 gives you the ability to add a stationary dock to your windows 8 start screen. Acoustic Bridge can send audio across a network wirelessly from on PC to another. As you can see, Stardock has many programs in addition to their great games that can enhance your computer experience.