click the graphic to go back to the BOINC Skin Download Center

How to use and install the new BOINC skins?

 

It's very easy!

  If You click in BOINCmanager's (version 5.8.X) menue on
  "View" -> "Simple View"
  a simpel, but nice view of the BOINCmanager is shown.

  This (standard) "skin" is changeble. 
  Everyone is able  to use his own favorite skin(s)!

Install Your favorite skin:

- Have installed a BOINCmanager version 5.8.X.
- Search and choose Your favorite skin(s) in this category: "BOINC skins (zip + rar)"
  there are some sites with different skins (and screenshots).
- Load the file down and dezip the included folder,
- Copy this folder in C:\Program files\BOINC\skins\
  (if the folder "skins" does'nt exist create it manually!)
  all BOINC skins must be stored in this folder.
- That's it!

How to handle the new "skin feature" in BM 5.8.X:

- If You click in BOINCmanager's (version 5.8.X) menue on
  "view" -> "Simple View"
  a simpel, but nice view of the BOINCmanager is shown.
- Just click on "Advanced View" to switch back to the normal view.
- Click on "Preferences" to change to another installed Skin.
  Choose one in the drop-down menue,
  all skins in the folder C:\\Program files\BOINC\skins\ are listed there.
- What the other buttons are for You know, i have'nt to explain here...
  If there are any questions how to use BOINC, please visit:
  http://boinc.berkeley.edu/manager.php
  or ask a Volonteer Helper: 
  http://boinc.berkeley.edu/help.php

How to create a new BOINC skin:

- The easyest way is to replace the graphics of an existing skin with Your owen ones.
  (...in the folder "graphics", but don't rename them and take care of the same size!).

  To create a brandnew skin visit the category "specials"
  There You'll find a link to a BOINC site with all instructions, other infos
  and some very useful templates to cut the graphics in the needed size from the background!

Help us to keep this BOINC Skin Download Center busy:

  ...and load Your new skins up to share them!
  How?
  Just take a look -> HERE

 

  If You've any questions or problems using/creating the BOINC skins please email to:

webmaster ÄT altes-beckhaus.com (ÄT = @)

  Thank You and have fun with the BOINC skins!