Press kit for Nimi Places

Nimi Places 20171103 released

Build 20171103 of Nimi Places addresses multiple minor issues affecting application stability.

Build 20171103 of Nimi Places addresses multiple minor issues that could lead to container or application crashing.

Nimi Places 20171103

  • Optimized converting date and time to Y-m-d H-i-s formatted string.
  • Optimized retrieving resource by index to not use lookup.
  • Revised and optimized loading icon resources.
  • Revised application parallel initialization synchronization.
  • Revised conditions for identifying network as home one.
  • Changed error report to be generated and copied to clipboard automatically on failure, when locked with passphrase.
  • Changed how checking for updates is handled when enabled.
  • Changed to forget containers items state for empty containers, rather than saving empty one.
  • Changed to not show auto-update open download website prompt on failure when passphrase locked.
  • Changed to not show save to file dialog on error generation when passphrase locked.
  • Fixed container items mapping, when adding items to empty container.
  • Fixed containers data sorting by path during its initialization could affect those later lookup by id under some conditions.
  • Fixed coordinates not being reset after processing draw container items in range requests under some conditions.
  • Fixed handling of container items repainting requests without range.
  • Fixed saving text notes in container failing due to time being saved with illegal path character ":".
  • Disabled container reloading on crash.
  • 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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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

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  • 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.

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  • Align graphics with enough spacing (2 em or greater) to other elements.



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