Press kit for Nimi Visuals

Nimi Visuals 20150101 released

Nimi Visuals 20150101 applies accumulated updates and revises some of the effects.

Today, we release lat­est build of Nimi Visuals 20150101 with some of the updat­es accumulat­ed from other projects since last few months — especi­ally those relat­ed to collec­tions ​and locking.

Addition­ally, some of the effects were revised like transparent when inactive effect — now with limit­ed support ​for child windows (grouping with parent).

Nimi Visuals 20150101

  • Revised collec­tions.
  • Revised jel­ly windows effect con­ditionals.
  • Revised locking.
  • Revised transparent when inactive effect.
  • Other changes, fixes ​and updat­es.

Mentioned projects

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Nimi Visuals
Adds eye-candy effects to windows like deforma­tions, physics ​and other SFX.

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Fact sheet

General overview

Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deforma­tions (e.g: jel­ly windows — that makes mov­ed window wiggle like being made from jel­ly; ​or fold — which hid­es windows by folding up horizont­ally, ​and unfolds when show­ing), physics (e.g.: keep momentum — making window to con­serve move momentum; ​or bounce — that makes windows bounce upon receving focus ) ​and other SFX (e.g.: pixie dust — which makes mov­ed window to leave a trail of twinkling pixie dust; ​or close puff — which dis­plays puff cloud below cursor when clos­ing window).

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Users whom are inter­ested ​in system custom­ization.

Can help ​in system custom­ization:

  • By adding matching effect to custom­ization e.g. pixi dust ​for magic themed desktop.
  • By option to quick­ly toggle system effects when avail­able.

Can increase producti­vity:

  • Effects can make windows more notic­able e.g. window bounce, transparent inactive windows effect.
  • Effects can help ​in windows manage­ment e.g. warp ​on edges, reorder shuffle effect.

Key features

Publishing guidelines

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  • Name should never be in plural or possesive.
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Internal Nimi Visuals project name abbreviation is NV.

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