Nimi Places 20100418

In short: goal for this release was to provide better performance - speed along with lower memory usage. This is accomplished by better thumbnail capturing (like type grouping) and dynamic on demand limited scaling. Also regen behaviour was changed - it will be better in the future - but for now, changes aren't portrayed dynamically during window resize and are applied after resizing stops (columns recalculating is made after move end)Beside, basic skin frontend was added - but it is currently limited to only inbuilt settings. More features will be implemented in next release as this wasn't a goal for now.Changelog:

  • Updated some performance related things
  • Updated thumbnailing mechanism - added type grouping, better caching and few other performance updates
  • Updated saving - settings shouldn't be forgotten now
  • Added skin frontend - users can select: system(on DWM capable platforms), layered(with current sky theme), layered simple(fastest dynamically generated dimmed transparent rounded surface)
  • Compiled for x86
  • Other changes and updates

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



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