Press kit for Nimi Places

Nimi Places 20191013 released

Build 20191013 of Nimi Places brings multiple optimization/fixes improving performance and stability.

After almost two months since the last release - today we release the latest build 20191013 of Nimi Places.

Build brings multiple optimizations/fixes - especially to containers composition.

Nimi Places 20191013

  • Optimized application closing synchronization.
  • Optimized container items painting.
  • Optimized converting long paths to normal paths.
  • Optimized converting supported HTML entities to plain text.
  • Optimized memory allocation by removing using additional variable for size.
  • Optimized retrieving non-hosted paths.
  • Optimized retrieving shell queries reference.
  • Optimized retrieving volume label.
  • Optimized surface merging to use non-reference based collection.
  • Revised taskbar support.
  • Revised splitting into paths with arguments.
  • Fixed compositor checking not checking if element is off-screen.
  • Fixed container item painting queues could be incorrectly synchronized.
  • Fixed container items sorting by label.
  • Fixed initializing shell queries reference with passed reference value not marked as already retrieved.
  • Fixed last container off-screen item not being initially set to be painted.
  • Fixed loaded cached extension thumbnail not being enlisted.
  • Fixed merging container surfaces.
  • Fixed setting preferred effect for clipboard operations by reverting and revising.
  • Fixed setting taskbar progress for image viewer not reaching end on maximum count.
  • Fixed translation template not using updated hashing method.
  • 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

  • Accessibility features to ease and enhance usability.

    • Language translations support
    • Online help
  • Container customization related features.

    • Customizable appearance
    • Customizable item size
    • Smooth scrolling
    • View modes (in Places)
  • Various core features.

    • Autoupdate
    • Instance copying wizard
    • Relative paths support
  • Features related to desktop.

    • Align containers to grid
    • Customizable visibility
    • Local shortcuts
    • Resolution changes support
  • Features intended to enhance productivity when working with files and folders.

    • Directory thumbnails
    • Fast note taking
    • Image croping
    • Image thumbnails
    • Image viewer
    • Internet shortcut thumbnails
    • Media preview
    • Open Documents thumbnails
    • PSD thumbnails
    • Video thumbnails
  • Features related to language localization e.g: in-built localizations.

    • English
  • Files and folders organization related features.

    • Container name label
    • Customizable elements order
    • Display properties
    • Files and folders rules
    • Labels
    • Quick search
    • Sorting
    • Sorting by content

Publishing guidelines

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  • Name should never be in plural or possessive.
  • Name capitalization should be unaltered.
  • Name abbreviations should consist of each word first letter, however lower-case 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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  • Do not overlap graphics with other visual elements.
  • Align graphics with enough spacing (2 em or greater) to other elements.

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