How many hours has humanity spent collectively staring at Steam's familiar grey interface? It's time for a change. Fortunately you can reskin your Steam client with user-made varieties that change the look and feel of Steam's familiar tabs. A new skin can be a great improvement, and they're very easy to install.
Let's run through the process first, before moving on to our favourite skins on page two.
How to install a steam skin
- Download the skin files.
- Extract and drop them into your Steam skins folder in your Steam directory: C:—Program Files—Steam—Skins.
- Head to the Interface section of your Steam Settings.
- Pick the skin you want from the "select the skin you wish Steam to use" drop down menu.
- Restart Steam.
- Sit back as your eyes thank you for making the world a little bit more beautiful.
Voila. Steam makes it very easy to install multiple skins, so you can download a few and then flick between them to test them out, and find the skin that's right for you.
Head to page two for our roundup of the best Steam skins.