Tile A File
Tile A File is a simple tool which makes tiles on your Windows 8 Start Screen for files that you commonly use so that you can quickly launch those files in the future. The application supports both square and wide tiles and displays the thumbnails for your files on the tiles that it creates.More
- Make a tile for any file
Utilities & toolsMore
- Approximate size
220.98 KB - 243.19 KBMore
- Age rating
For ages 12 and upMore
- Supported operating systems
Windows 10Windows 8.1
- Supported processors
x86, x64, ARMMore
- Supported languages
English (United Kingdom)
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- Additional terms
Access your Internet connection
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V 188.8.131.52 Specific handling of .URL shortcut files. V 184.108.40.206 Improved error handling around problems with launching files from secondary tiles. V 220.127.116.11 Fixed background colour bugs. Fixed background image size bug. Added extra error handling around shortcut files, executable files. V 18.104.22.168 Windows 8.1 upgrade. V 22.214.171.124: Added ability to choose your own image for the tiles created. V 126.96.36.199: Minor changes. V 188.8.131.52: Added settings to control the colour of the tiles produced. V 184.108.40.206: Initial release.
Tile A File
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Works on Win 10
Wanted to find a way to customize tiles a bit more for my new pc and found this app. Very happy with the results.More
The Windows store is very disappointing. I rarely find anything that is well designed, useful or even practical. It was nice to find your app which is all three! Thanks!More
Seems to work just fine but the app staying open after you click on a tile you have made with it and it having internet permission is too worrisome.More
Would be a neat app, if it worked. Tried to pin two different documents in my dropbox to start, the tiles appear for the documents, but when I click the tiles, it begins to launch, hesitates for 5 seconds, then crashes back to Start screen. That renders the app pretty much useless.More
good start but no use for windows 8.1
nice app but no use make improve to ready for windows 8.1More
I'm a little puzzled by the lukewarm reviews of this app. It does exactly what it says it will do, it's intuitive in execution, it's extremely useful, and it exits all by itself after three seconds.More
Resizing and Programs
I don't like that resizing the tile resizes the picture. I wish I could pick a photo for the smaller tile and a separate photo for the larger tile. It's true that .exe files are not executable. Wish this'd change.More
Very useful app!
Does the job perfectly. No problems using JPGs for tile photos. Fifth star when bug that keeps program running in the background when tiled file is opened is fixed.More
This is exactly what I was looking for. I had to use .png files to make the thumbnail picture work, but once I figured that out it was great. I wish I could change the font color on the tile - font is white. Still, free, works, can't get better.More
Works as advertised
Easy to use and did what it promised. However, I wish I could set the background color for the tile, I'm not fond the green color...More