Classic Shell 4.1.0 has been released.
Classic Shell has been around for 4 years.
It has recently attracted attention from a wider audience because of its Start Menu add on/replacement called Classic Start Menu.
IMHO it is the best freeware Windows 8 start menu program.
Version 4.1.0 general release (Apr, 2014):
Improved support for Windows 8.1 Spring Update
Improved checks for new versions
Minor stability fixes