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How to change account for Nimi online services?

To change Nimi Account:

  1. Open effects settings.
  2. Press "ยป" button on task list.
  3. Select Change account ​for Nimi online services option in menu.
  4. Enter user credentials.
  5. Press Generate key to generate authentication key.
How to change application language?

To change Nimi Visuals language:

  1. Right click ​on Nimi Visuals icon (contour of window with star) ​in tray notifica­tion area to show effects service menu.
  2. Select Quick toggle then Language
  3. Pick language from list.
  4. Restart Nimi Visuals ​for changes to apply.
How to disable all effects?

To dis­able all effects:

  1. Open settings window.
  2. Press Disable all effects button on task list, to disable all effects.
  3. Wait ​for changes to apply (indicat­ed by progr­essbar ​in right side of task list)
How to enable effects?
To enable effects click ​on radio button ​or checkbox (if not dis­abled — grey­ed out) next to image ​and text effect descrip­tion.
How to enable system thumbnail engine support?
System thumbnail engine support should be automatic­ally enabled if operating system version has thumbnail service.
How to enable/disable excluding effects?

To enable/dis­able excluding effects:

  1. Open settings window.
  2. Click ​on radio button next to effect image to enable effect. To dis­able select other radio button ​in same effects sec­tion.
  3. Wait ​for changes to apply (indicat­ed by progr­essbar ​in right side of task list)
How to enable/disable multi-effects?

To enable/dis­able multi-effects:

  1. Open settings window.
  2. Click ​on checkbox next to effect image — check to enable, uncheck to dis­able effect
  3. Wait ​for changes to apply (indicat­ed by progr­essbar ​in right side of task list)
How to find effect description?
For effect descrip­tion depending ​on system settings hover mouse over effect image to dis­play tooltip con­taing effect descrip­tion.
How to fix 'Could not create directory' error during project extraction?
Please ensure that archive is ran with enough privileges (e.g.: administrator rights) ​for reading/writing files ​in given loca­tion ​or con­sider unpacking applica­tion ​in different directory.
How to open effects settings?
To open effects settings click ​on Nimi Visuals icon (contour of window with star) ​in tray notifica­tion area
How to run Nimi Visuals automatically with system start?

To run Nimi Visuals automatic­ally ​on system start:

  1. Right click ​on Nimi Visuals icon (contour of window with star) ​in tray notifica­tion area.
  2. Click Quick settings menu.
  3. From opened sub-menu select Automatic startup menu entry to register Nimi Visuals for automatic startup.
How to uninstall Nimi Visuals?

Nimi Visuals is an port­able ​and does not undergo installa­tion — is only unpacked ​and therefore will not be visible under installed programs list. To remove Nimi Visuals:

  1. Disable Nimi Visuals from automatic start­up if enabled;
  2. Delete Nimi Visuals data directory ​and Nimi Visuals execut­able.
Why are some effects greyed out in settings?

Effects are grey­ed out indicate that given effect can be applied ​in current effects con­figura­tion (other effects exclude) ​or its minimum requirements aren't met. To check if its cross-effect compatibi­lity exclusion, ​in settings:

  1. Press Disable all effects button on task list, to disable all effects.
  2. Enable desir­ed effect.
  3. Wait ​for changes to apply (indicat­ed by progr­ess bar ​in right side of task list).
  4. Check whether pre­viously enabled effects are grey­ed out.
Why does windows flicker when applying some of effects?
Windows might flicker when effects change window composi­tion style from opaque to transparent, ​and casu­ally later from transparent to opaque ​for performance con­cerns.
Why Nimi Visuals freezes when closing or changing effects?
Nimi Visuals freezes when dis­abling ​and enabling event detec­tion (like during close ​or changing effects) ​in order to try finish pending components ​and effects opera­tions.
Why Nimi Visuals takes long time to start up?
Nimi Visuals can take long time to start up as it needs to initialize all components.
Why some of effects sections are greyed out?
Effects sec­tion are grey­ed out when one ​or more of methods requir­ed by effects ​in it is not avail­able.
Why window content is not updating during thumbnail based effects?
Window con­tent, when us­ing thumbnail based effects, might not be updat­ed when us­ing basic thumbnail engine.