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26Creative

26Creative

4 images in theme
Window colorPale pink
Alaskan Landscapes

Alaskan Landscapes

15 images in theme
Window colorFrost
An Hsin Pu Tzu

An Hsin Pu Tzu

6 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Austin Botanical Garden

Austin Botanical Garden

18 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Australian Landscapes

Australian Landscapes

10 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Australian Shores

Australian Shores

8 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Bakehouse

Bakehouse

5 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Baltic Beaches

Baltic Beaches

6 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Beach Sunsets

Beach Sunsets

15 images in theme
Window colorPale gray
Beautiful Blossoms

Beautiful Blossoms

15 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Beautiful Queensland

Beautiful Queensland

19 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Beauty of Britain

Beauty of Britain

13 images in theme
Window colorSky
Beauty of Britain 2

Beauty of Britain 2

13 images in theme
Window colorSky
Beauty of Hong Kong

Beauty of Hong Kong

6 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Beauty of Honshu

Beauty of Honshu

8 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Bees

Bees

9 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Behind the Masks

Behind the Masks

6 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Bicycle Ride

Bicycle Ride

9 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Blue Water

Blue Water

10 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
A Book of Sleep

A Book of Sleep

5 images in theme
Window colorPale aqua
Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

7 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Butterflies of Germany

Butterflies of Germany

20 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Butterflies of Nagpur

Butterflies of Nagpur

15 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Calligraphy

Calligraphy

6 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Captured Moments

Captured Moments

12 images in theme
Window colorSun
Cats Anytime

Cats Anytime

10 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Cats Everywhere

Cats Everywhere

10 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons

17 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Choobies

Choobies

6 images in theme
Window colorPale green
City Lights

City Lights

11 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Clouds

Clouds

10 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Coastal Germany

Coastal Germany

8 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Colors of India

Colors of India

14 images in theme
Window colorPale white
Colors of Nature

Colors of Nature

8 images in theme
Window colorPale yellow
Community Showcase: Aqua

Community Showcase: Aqua

21 images in theme
Window colorSky
Community Showcase: Aqua 2

Community Showcase: Aqua 2

21 images in theme
Window colorSky
Community Showcase: Aqua 3

Community Showcase: Aqua 3

21 images in theme
Window colorSky
Community Showcase: Cityscapes

Community Showcase: Cityscapes

21 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Community Showcase: Dramatic Skies

Community Showcase: Dramatic Skies

19 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Community Showcase: Dramatic Skies 2

Community Showcase: Dramatic Skies 2

21 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Community Showcase: Everyday Art

Community Showcase: Everyday Art

20 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Community Showcase: Everyday Art 2

Community Showcase: Everyday Art 2

20 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Community Showcase: Everyday Art 3

Community Showcase: Everyday Art 3

21 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Community Showcase: Fauna

Community Showcase: Fauna

21 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Community Showcase: Fauna 2

Community Showcase: Fauna 2

21 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Community Showcase: Flora

Community Showcase: Flora

21 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Community Showcase: Flora 2

Community Showcase: Flora 2

21 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Community Showcase: Flora 3

Community Showcase: Flora 3

21 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Community Showcase: Insects

Community Showcase: Insects

20 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Community Showcase: Insects 2

Community Showcase: Insects 2

21 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes

Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes

19 images in theme
Window colorSky
Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes 2

Community Showcase: Natural Landscapes 2

20 images in theme
Window colorSky
Community Showcase: Rural Landscapes

Community Showcase: Rural Landscapes

20 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Community Showcase: Rural Landscapes 2

Community Showcase: Rural Landscapes 2

19 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Czech Spring

Czech Spring

8 images in theme
Window colorSky
Czech Winter

Czech Winter

5 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Dark Skies

Dark Skies

10 images in theme
Window colorDark blue
Daydream

Daydream

7 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Delectable Designs

Delectable Designs

13 images in theme
Window colorBlush
Dogs in Summer

Dogs in Summer

10 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Dogs in Winter

Dogs in Winter

10 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Dragonflies

Dragonflies

10 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Dreamgarden

Dreamgarden

18 images in theme
Window colorPale purple
Dusk and Dawn

Dusk and Dawn

7 images in theme
Window colorPale purple
Exploring Manitoba

Exploring Manitoba

19 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Fantastic Flowers

Fantastic Flowers

13 images in theme
Window colorBlush
Feather Photos

Feather Photos

13 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Fire

Fire

8 images in theme
Window colorPumpkin
Fischland-Darß-Zingst

Fischland-Darß-Zingst

21 images in theme
Window colorSky
Flowers and Foliage

Flowers and Foliage

10 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Fractals

Fractals

11 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
French Riviera

French Riviera

9 images in theme
Window colorPale aqua
Frost Macros

Frost Macros

9 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Fun Fruit

Fun Fruit

6 images in theme
Window colorSun
Futuristic Fractals

Futuristic Fractals

14 images in theme
Window colorSky
Galapagos

Galapagos

10 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Garden Glimpses

Garden Glimpses

14 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Glimpses 2

Garden Glimpses 2

14 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Glimpses 3

Garden Glimpses 3

21 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Glimpses 4

Garden Glimpses 4

17 images in theme
Window colorPale pink
Garden Life

Garden Life

7 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Life 2

Garden Life 2

9 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Life 3

Garden Life 3

12 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Macros

Garden Macros

13 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Garden Seasons

Garden Seasons

11 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
German Landscapes

German Landscapes

14 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
German Summer

German Summer

12 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Germany: Mountains to Sea

Germany: Mountains to Sea

11 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Ghost Town

Ghost Town

13 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Green Island

Green Island

6 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Green World

Green World

6 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Grow

Grow

9 images in theme
Window colorRuby
GTGraphics

GTGraphics

16 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
GTGraphics 2

GTGraphics 2

16 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
GTGraphics 3

GTGraphics 3

16 images in theme
Window colorSky
Hong Kong Park

Hong Kong Park

7 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

9 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

11 images in theme
Window colorLavender
Illusions

Illusions

19 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Imagination

Imagination

6 images in theme
Window colorPale yellow
Impressions from Schleswig-Holstein

Impressions from Schleswig-Holstein

20 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Indian Wildlife

Indian Wildlife

16 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Isle of Man

Isle of Man

12 images in theme
Window colorPale aqua
Jiaming Lake

Jiaming Lake

6 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Lake Ohrid Sunsets

Lake Ohrid Sunsets

13 images in theme
Window colorPale purple
Large and Small

Large and Small

9 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Large Birds

Large Birds

8 images in theme
Window colorSky
Latvian Landscapes

Latvian Landscapes

5 images in theme
Window colorPale gray
Latvian Nature

Latvian Nature

6 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Light and Dark

Light and Dark

7 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Light and Dark 2

Light and Dark 2

19 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Light Painting

Light Painting

8 images in theme
Window colorTwilight
Liquid Jewels

Liquid Jewels

13 images in theme
Window colorViolet
Liquid Jewels 2

Liquid Jewels 2

9 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
London Architecture

London Architecture

17 images in theme
Window colorSlate
LotsBears

LotsBears

6 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
The Macro World of Rocks

The Macro World of Rocks

12 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Magic Landscapes

Magic Landscapes

17 images in theme
Window colorDark pink
Magic Landscapes 2

Magic Landscapes 2

19 images in theme
Window colorDark pink
Monochromatic Italy

Monochromatic Italy

12 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Morning

Morning

8 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier

16 images in theme
Window colorSky
Mushrooms

Mushrooms

10 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Mustangs

Mustangs

16 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Nature Macros

Nature Macros

16 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Nature's Grace

Nature's Grace

8 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Nenggao Mountain

Nenggao Mountain

6 images in theme
Window colorPale green
New York Cityscapes

New York Cityscapes

18 images in theme
Window colorTwilight
New Zealand Landscapes: One Tree Hill

New Zealand Landscapes: One Tree Hill

19 images in theme
Window colorSky
New Zealand Landscapes: Queenstown

New Zealand Landscapes: Queenstown

17 images in theme
Window colorSky
New Zealand Landscapes: West Coast

New Zealand Landscapes: West Coast

17 images in theme
Window colorSky
Nicole Doll

Nicole Doll

4 images in theme
Window colorPale gray
North Island

North Island

19 images in theme
Window colorSky
Pacific Northwest Birds

Pacific Northwest Birds

19 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Painted Skies

Painted Skies

17 images in theme
Window colorDark pink
Panoramas of New York

Panoramas of New York

18 images in theme
Window color adjusts to image
Panoramas of New York 2

Panoramas of New York 2

15 images in theme
Window color adjusts to image
Panoramas of New Zealand

Panoramas of New Zealand

20 images in theme
Window color adjusts to image
Perspectives of Japan

Perspectives of Japan

15 images in theme
Window colorTwilight
Perspectives of Japan 2

Perspectives of Japan 2

15 images in theme
Window colorTwilight
Polish Landscapes

Polish Landscapes

6 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Polish Nature

Polish Nature

6 images in theme
Window colorPale green
A Rainbow of Birds

A Rainbow of Birds

12 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Raindrops

Raindrops

11 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Raindrops and Dew

Raindrops and Dew

10 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Raptors

Raptors

8 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Recursions

Recursions

8 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Sardinian Shores

Sardinian Shores

13 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Scenic Europe

Scenic Europe

13 images in theme
Window colorTwilight
Scenic Europe 2

Scenic Europe 2

12 images in theme
Window colorSky
Serbian Landscapes

Serbian Landscapes

11 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Shadowboxes

Shadowboxes

13 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Shadowboxes 2

Shadowboxes 2

12 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Sierra Sunsets

Sierra Sunsets

14 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Sights of Monterey

Sights of Monterey

12 images in theme
Window colorSky
Small Birds

Small Birds

14 images in theme
Window colorPale green
Snowy Owls

Snowy Owls

7 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Southwest Sandstone

Southwest Sandstone

9 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Spectacular Skies

Spectacular Skies

11 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Spiekeroog

Spiekeroog

15 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Spring Blooms

Spring Blooms

18 images in theme
Window colorPale orange
Spring Blooms 2

Spring Blooms 2

17 images in theme
Window colorPale purple
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

20 images in theme
Window colorSky
Syue Mountain

Syue Mountain

6 images in theme
Window colorSlate
Taiwan Sketches

Taiwan Sketches

6 images in theme
Window colorPale brown
Waterdrops

Waterdrops

11 images in theme
Window colorDark pink
Wieliczka

Wieliczka

6 images in theme
Window colorTaupe
Wild Beauty

Wild Beauty

15 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Winter Garden

Winter Garden

8 images in theme
Window colorFrost
Wolves

Wolves

11 images in theme
Window colorPale blue
Zagreb Nights

Zagreb Nights

17 images in theme
Window colorTwilight

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These theme packs can only be used in Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT 8.1, Windows RT, and in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions. Themes in the Windows 8.1 theme format (such as panoramic themes) can only be used in Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows RT.

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