Nimi Places 20140511 released

Nimi Places 20140511 improves files thumbnailing and those internal management.

Today we release newest version of Nimi Places 20140511 with revised thumbnails library.

Most importantly system icon resolver was replaced with internal one - meaning that retrieving icons for executables, shortcuts, file types etc. is now handled by application itself (with minimal use of system API for processing (accessing) resources).

Secondly, instead of just using extension icon for thumbnailable types that failed to have their representation generated - those are now actually shared. This reduces workload required for those processing as well as memory use.

Thirdly, multimedia front end was further revised - resolving multiple minor issues and most noticeably improving internal video thumbnailer.

As this version is build directly from development branch - changes overlapping with those from recent public builds [that were not built from that one] were not included in build changelog.

Nimi Places 20140511

  • Revised cache management options ticking behavior.
  • Revised color functions.
  • Revised context menu icons generating.
  • Revised generated thumbnails re-sizing.
  • Revised multimedia front end.
  • Revised thumbnail types output color depth.
  • Revised thumbnails library.
  • Changed directories elements counting to be estimation by default.
  • Replaced system icons (and thumbnails) resolver with internal one.
  • Fixed clearing non-shared thumbnails.
  • Fixed played media not being stretched beyond some size when previewing.
  • Fixed superbar progress updates when previewing media.
  • Fixed thumbnail generation freezing when generating video thumbnails using internal video thumbnailer.
  • Other changes, fixes and updates.

Mentioned projects

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



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