Universal Theme Patcher

1.5 Windows theme patcher for Windows

Fernando Ortega

Software tool that modifies system files to enable the installation of third-party visual styles and themes.

Unlock third party themes on Windows.

Universal Theme Patcher 1.5 is a freeware enhancement app and developed by deepxw for Windows. It's pretty portable.

The download has been tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.


Unlock third party themes on Windows

Windows does not allow you to install 3rd party themes. You have to patch some system files to be able to do so. Like UxStyle Core, Universal Theme Patcher lets you install themes on Windows 7 & Vista easily.

Universal Theme Patcher is a small program that patches the theme specific files in the operating system which enables the user to install 3rd party themes.

This patcher tool can unlock the UxTheme settings which allows access to third-party party desktop MSStyle themes.

Features of Universal Theme Patcher

  • Automation: Automate patching of all system files.
  • Backup: Create backups of system files before running the patch.
  • Configuration: Customize configuration settings.
  • Logging: Automatically log all patching events.
  • Patching: Enable patching of system files to unlock customization options.
  • Performance: Improve system performance with patched files.
  • Security: Patch files without compromising system security.
  • System Files: Modify system files to further customize visual styles.
  • Taskbar: Access features to modify the taskbar.
  • Uninstall: Easily uninstall patched files.
  • Unsigned: Enable usage of unsigned themes.
  • Uxtheme: Patch third-party theme support.
  • Visual Styles: Unlock visual style features.
  • Wallpapers: Allow usage of custom wallpapers.

Compatibility and License

Is Universal Theme Patcher free to download?

Universal Theme Patcher is provided under a freeware license on Windows from desktop enhancement software with no restrictions on usage. Download and installation of this PC software is free and 1.5 is the latest version last time we checked.

Is Universal Theme Patcher for Windows 10 or Windows 11?

Yes. It can run on a PC with Windows 11 or Windows 10. Previous versions of the operating system shouldn't be a problem with Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista having been tested. Windows XP is supported. It runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems with no dedicated 64-bit download provided.

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  1. Universal Theme Patcher Download
  2. Free Desktop Enhancement Software
  3. Software for Windows 11
Universal Theme Patcher has been picked by our editors as very good.
Universal Theme Patcher has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Universal Theme Patcher 1.5 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.