PixelVision

Pixel Vision, a skin for Steam

2014.01.08: updated to v2014-0108 (see SPUF thread for details).

2014.02.05: v2014-0205 Update for the ongoing Steam Client Beta available - Download.

PixelVision is my first attempt at skinning for Steam, so don't expect anything overly fancy! What I've tried to accomplish here is to improve upon certain aspects of the original Steam 2010 UI that I felt needed some work.

I didn't want to end up changing things around where it wasn't needed, so I've tried to retain the overall feel of the original Steam. Hopefully I was successful, I'll let you decide.

Notes & Disclaimers:

  • This skin is meant for Windows, and is as-of-yet untested on Mac (it's being worked on).
  • Please make sure to read the readme files, if you follow the steps nothing should go wrong.
  • This skin is setup by default for Steam in English, if you're using a different language, use the language fix (readme).
  • If you're having trouble, check the Troubleshooting part of the readme, it covers most of the common eventualities.

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Comments

  • loco_35's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 267
    • A2: Tenderfoot
      Account Age: 9 months
    Posted 3 months ago

    Great!!

    Bananite
  • Rock Man's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 90
    • A1: Lollipop
      Account Age: 5 months
    Posted 3 months ago

    Good job! The colors look very vibrant and everything stands out just enough so that they don't mess with your eyes.

    Just a fellow user
  • prizrac2452's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 10
    • A1: Lollipop
      Account Age: 4 months
    Posted 4 months ago

    Pros:

    • Constant updating depending on the client updates

    Cons:

    • Incorrectly display the downloads
    Bananite
  • benoz11's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 3
    • A1: Lollipop
      Account Age: 5 months
    Posted 5 months ago

    This is by far my favourite skin for steam. It condenses the areas that don't need to be overly large (making it nice and viewable in both maximized and small-windowed sizes) and itadds a much needed darkness to the boring grey of Steam's original UI.

    The only thing I would like to add is a darker version, making all the greys moderately darker, especially the ones toward the top of the library/friends list. The minimalism and layout of the hud is absolutely perfect though good job.

    Bananite
  • JaitonZeArteest's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 64
    • A2: Tenderfoot
      Account Age: 8 months
    Posted 6 months ago

    Pros:

    • HOLY CRAP THIS LOOKS SO COOL

    Notes:

    • THIS IS SO AWESOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOME
    Bananite
  • Soapaosin's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 27
    • A2: Tenderfoot
      Account Age: 8 months
    Posted 8 months ago

    Dang! I'm loving it!

    Also a nice performance boost.

    Echo of Pain
  • Skell's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 218
    • A2: Tenderfoot
      Account Age: 9 months
    Posted 9 months ago

    Beautiful skin ^^

    User Title
    Sleepy Head
  • Nkey's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 159
    • A5: Veteran
      Account Age: 4 years
    Posted 9 months ago

    add smiles..)

    Nice man :)
  • Kuij's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 653
    • A4: Graduate
      Account Age: 3 years
    Posted 10 months ago

    I love how you have the "Who's On First?" Skit by Abbot and Costello as the chat screenshot...thought that was pretty cool.

    Love the skin, probably the best one I've seen. :)

    Wannabe Animator
  • Ryahn's Levels
    • P1: Beggar
      Points: 1
    • A2: Tenderfoot
      Account Age: 11 months
    Posted 11 months ago

    Pros:

    • Style is simple
    • Easy looking
    • Great color

    Improvements:

    • None
    Bananite

Credits

Submitter
Pulseh's Levels
  • P2: Drudge
    Points: 2,789
  • A4: Graduate
    Account Age: 3 years
Pulseh (Creator/Co-creator)
Key Authors
Pulseh
Design & Code
Special Thanks
Valve
Steam
X.nano
Tips and advice

Rating

Expert+++
9.65/10
Based off 30 rating(s)

Additional Info

Widescreen
Yes
Resolution(s)
1920x1080

Stats

Post Count
134
ViewCount
172,927
Downloads
105,912
Date Added
3 years ago
Date Modified
3 months ago

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