Quote fromPresets or even config snap-ins would do that, at least for me.
I do understand what you're saying, and I ummed and arrrr quite a bit before I took the plunge and dumped Venantes in favour of Sphere. I'm a technie but I'm not a developer, and even I had that feeling of "OMFG My interface is gone!" until the penny dropped around how you configure Sphere.
Just put yourself asside an hour over the weekend with a cups of coffee, you won't regret it ;-)