Press kit for Nimi Places

Nimi Places 20180721 released

Build 20180721 of Nimi Places fixes paths related issues and multiple other issues.

Build 20180721 of Nimi Places fixes numerous operating system bitness related issues, path and multiple other issues - importantly fixes 32-bit only as well as older operating systems support.

Nimi Places 20180721

  • Optimized converting HTML to plain text.
  • Changed container IO requests requesting separate thread, while caller had been already revised to run on separate thread.
  • Revised container focus changes handling.
  • Fixed and optimized distribution package unnecessary application path fallbacks checking.
  • Fixed and revised backward compatibility.
  • Fixed container context menu not showing on its empty area.
  • Fixed container visibility menu toggling check state twice.
  • Fixed detecting if running on x64 operating system.
  • Fixed IO requests not being executed on separate thread when requested as variable name was wrongly converted, when removing byte constants use.
  • Fixed menu key repeated press filtering in containers.
  • Fixed methods for detecting Common Program Files and Program Files being swapped for x64.
  • Fixed not passing elements to open all handlers.
  • Fixed path retrieving on 32-bit.
  • Fixed path retrieving using different (scope) variable as token.
  • Fixed registry keys for path checking not being closed.
  • Fixed toggling container name visibility.
  • Fixed token not being used when retrieving path on older operating systems.
  • Fixed x64 redirection handling.
  • Removed Common Program Files redirection handling.
  • Removed open all as different user asking before credentials.
  • Other changes, fixes and updates.

Mentioned projects

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

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Fact sheet

General overview

Organizes desktop into customizable containers, displaying files and folders from chosen locations as icons and thumbnails, that can be shown only on specific conditions (time, location or foreground window title).

Supported audio, video and image files can be previewed using in-built multimedia front-end - with image viewer supporting custom shaped and circular selection.

Files and folders can be labeled, searched by typing, manually arranged as well as automatically sorted.

Aside from containers those can be also automatically managed using rules.

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Targeted audience consists of:

  • Students whom use a lot of application shortcuts on the desktop, frequently add new files and are interested in system customization.
  • Enterprise and education sector (e.g. journalists, scientific workers) whom work with many files from different locations.
  • Artists (e.g. photographers, graphics designers) whom need to keep their works collection organized and quickly accessible.

Can boost productivity by displaying content of selected locations on the desktop:

  • Provides quick access to frequently accessed folders.
  • Maintains organization as files and folders stay in their original locations.

Can help in files and folders management:

  • Labels can help in prioritizing given files and folders.
  • Rules allow to automatically perform chosen action on files and folders matching given condition.
  • Containers can be displayed only on chosen set of conditions - location, time or active foreground window title.

Can be used for desktop customization and entertainment:

  • Supported image, audio and video formats can be previewed using in-built multimedia front-end.
  • Supported containers appearance is personalizable.

Key features

Publishing guidelines

When writting about Nimi Places in text, following general projects naming guideline should be followed:

  • Name should never be in plural or possesive.
  • Name capitalization should be unaltered.
  • Name abbreviations should consist of each word first letter, however lowercase starting words can be omitted when resulting abbreviation would consists at least 2 characters.

Internal Nimi Places project name abbreviation is NP.

  • Do not alter graphics: colour (excluding technical neccessary changes), proportions, spacing or any other aspect of those.
  • Do not overlap graphics with other visual elements.
  • Align graphics with enough spacing (2 em or greater) to other elements.

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