Features of Nimi Places


  • English
    This project has inbuilt English localization.
  • Language translations support
    Interface language can be changed us­ing custom translations.
    Online help
    Project has online help - documentation, frequent­ly asked questions - section.
  • Autoupdate
    Is cap­able of checking for updat­es and autoupdating.
    Relative paths support
    Contain­ers have support for us­ing relative paths.
  • Smooth scrolling
    Contain­ers can be smooth scrolled either by mouse dragging, keyboard or mouse wheel.
    Customize appearance
    Contain­ers can be individu­ally customized by us­ing download­ed or one of inbuilt themes.
    Custom item size
    Items size for each contain­er can be set individu­ally from large to re­ally tiny.
    View modes (in Places)
    Places type contain­ers can dis­play items us­ing one of two avail­able layouts - either as icon grid or multi-column list.
  • Custom display behaviour
    Contain­ers can be set individu­ally to either be always visible, be visible only on mouse hov­er or just when desktop is focused.
    Align containers to grid
    When positioning or resizing contain­er by holding shift its size and position snaps to grid.
    Resolution changes support
    Contain­ers position is sav­ed and dynamic­ally restor­ed per dis­play (e.g.: projector) and its resolution.
    Local shortcuts
    Some shortcuts can be dis­play­ed as local e.g.: pre­view­able elements, directories while still keeping their binding.
  • Labels
    Labels can be used to organize files & fold­ers, by highlighting those with one of avail­able colourful labels.
    Files and fold­ers can be sort­ed by name, ex­tension, type, label, sub items count, times clicked, size, creation or last modification date.
    Container name label
    Place type contain­er can show customiz­able name label either on top or bottom of the contain­er to help dis­tinguish from each other.
    File and folder rules
    Rules allow to copy or move new files and fold­ers matching patt­ern or time range from/to desir­ed location.
    Quick search
    When typing in focused contain­er it will be automatic­ally scrolled to first query matching ele­ment by its name.
    Custom ordering
    Elements can be rearranged and their ord­er will be pre­serv­ed.
    It has support for dynamic­ally changing support­ed settings and featur­es for given location, time range or active window title.
    Sorting by content
    Files and fold­ers can be sort­ed by their content and grouped into sets of matching similiar: images, audio files, documents and other files.
  • Folder sub items count
    For each fold­er total sub items count is dis­play­ed next to its icon.
    Video thumbnails
    It gen­erates own video thumbnails for possible formats to provide easy identification of video files.
    Image thumbnails
    It gen­erates own image thumbnails for crisp, high quality image thumbnails.
    Fast note taking
    Past­ed bitmap, text or html are automatic­ally sav­ed as quick note files of their type with name responding to actual dat
    Media preview
    Video and audio files can be pre­view­ed direct­ly from contain­er us­ing inbuilt media play­er front-end.
    Executable windows switching
    When hov­ering over running ex­ecut­able, thumbnails of its windows are shown in a tooltip. Addition­ally windows can be focused by clicking or hov­ering.
    Image viewer
    Images can be view­ed direct­ly from contain­er us­ing inbuilt image view­er.
    Open Documents thumbnails
    It has support for dis­play­ing thumbnails of some of Open Documents formats like text documents, spreadsheets and pre­sentations.
    Image croping
    Images view­ed in inbuilt view­er can be circle or custom shape cropped and copied to clipboard by mouse selection with key modifiers.
    PSD thumbnails
    It has support for dis­play­ing PSD image format embedd­ed thumbnails.
    Internet shortcut thumbnails
    It can gen­erate own thumbnail for int­ernet shortcut files.
    Directory thumbnails
    It gen­erates own directory thumbnails either as files grid or cov­er image if pre­sent.
    PDF thumbnails
    Is cap­able of rend­ering thumbnails for support­ed PDF files.