Nimi Places 20120421 released

After almost 2 years since project start, three months since last version, we are proud to release latest Nimi Places. Codenamed "Elision" its milestone release before next generation - Nimi Places 2g.

Most noticable in new version is removal of two container types (patchwork & paths container) leaving only place type container available. Second most noticable changes are removal of server and widgets functionality. However, created gap was filled with new components and update of existing.

While places container use itself was improved with such additions like scrollbar or changes in rendering, additions like PDF thumbnails or better sorting boost productivity tremendously.

As we understand that not every user might be pleased with removal of some features - we highly encourage Those to contact us.

Nimi Places 20120421

  • Added keyboard shortcuts for quick sorting (alt key + numeric 1-6).
  • Added option to drag time range to time range selection control.
  • Added pdf thumbnails rendering.
  • Added scrollbar to places container type.
  • Updated hashing alghoritm.
  • Updated icons and graphics - smoothed edges.
  • Updated sorting methods.
  • Updated stream operation methods.
  • Updated themes format to newer.
  • Updated thumbnail cache library.
  • Updated tooltips display behaviour.
  • Changed .url files thumbnailing settings.
  • Changed container inactive when transparent visibility triggers to mouse only.
  • Changed container settings save to delayed.
  • Changed name sort method.
  • Changed places container type rendering method.
  • Updated directory thumbnail generating method - now support cover images as well as consider subdirectories when rendering.
  • Fixed compressor path issues.
  • Fixed container maintaining bottom-most position.
  • Removed paths and patchwork container types.
  • Removed places container system display mode.
  • Removed server functionality.
  • Removed widgets functionality.
  • Other changes, fixes and updates.

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Nimi Places
Organizes desktop into containers, displaying files and folders.



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