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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 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.



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