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DisplayFusion Change Log (v6.x)

v6.0 ~ June 18, 2014

  • Change: New Feature: Alt+Tab Handler with 4 different modes
  • Change: Wallpaper images can now be spanned across groups of monitors using the new "Combine with Monitor" wallpaper feature
  • Change: New Wallpaper Mode: Load From URL (loads an image from a URL once or on a timer - great for webcam images)
  • Change: New Function: "Minimize Window to System Tray" (Ctrl+Win+T by default)
  • Change: New Windows 8 Tweak: Option to disable the Lock Screen image
  • Change: New Windows 8 Tweak: Option to control Lock Screen monitor timeout
  • Change: DisplayFusion can now manage your audio playback and recording devices (bind to monitor profiles, use hotkeys or the tray icon)
  • Change: No DisplayFusion configuration changes require a UAC prompt anymore, it's all silently applied (Windows Logon screen, content menus, Windows 8 tweaks... etc)
  • Change: Added an option to disable Aero Shake on the Window Management tab
  • Change: Added an option to only wrap the mouse cursor when there is more than one monitor attached
  • Change: Added a "Reset to Default" to the Windows Logon tab in the Settings Window
  • Change: Added a new Taskbar Preview Mode: "Previews Disabled, Show ToolTips"
  • Change: Added a "Launch as Administrator" option for custom taskbar shortcuts
  • Change: Flickr API is now accessed over SSL (encrypted)
  • Change: "Move Child Windows" setting now takes priority over Window Location rules
  • Change: Windows 8 Apps (Metro Apps) can now be pinned to the DisplayFusion Taskbars
  • Change: Wallpaper images in Windows 8.1 are now lossless (much better quality)
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to disable the taskbar clock hover effect
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to prevent Metro apps from appearing in the Alt+Tab handler
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to disable the live previews in the Monitor Configuration window
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to control where auto-backups are stored
  • Change: New Advanced Setting to control the Aero Peek delay in the Alt+Tab handler
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Window Location compatibility improvements
  • Fix: CPU and memory usage improvements
  • Fix: Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Improved UI compatibility when Font Scaling is enabled in Windows
  • Fix: Resolved an issue with maximized windows on split monitors
  • Fix: Win+M helper improvements
  • Fix: Windows XP Monitor Configuration improvements when monitors are rotated
  • Fix: Windows Explorer window positions are now remembered after using a DisplayFusion Function
  • Fix: Wallpaper window no longer loses settings in some situations
  • Fix: Taskbar buttons no longer switch monitors when minimized on a split monitor
  • Fix: Resolved a few bugs that could cause crashes
  • Fix: Taskbar button rendering is improved for grouped windows in Windows 7 classic mode
  • Fix: Start Menu X compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Inactive window mouse scroll improvements
  • Fix: Improved compatibility with StartIsBack in Windows 8.0
  • Fix: "Move Child Windows" improvements
  • Fix: Improved taskbar time format detection
  • Fix: Windows 8.1 taskbar start buttons now support the right-click menu
  • Fix: Maximized windows now maintain their split monitor flags between DisplayFusion restarts
  • Fix: Wallpaper changes now detect if system transitions are disabled so you don't end up with black screens
  • Fix: Some DisplayFusion Functions no longer move the secondary Windows taskbar
  • Fix: Improved taskbar rendering when Font Scaling is enabled
  • Fix: Chrome fullscreen video windows can now be moved using DisplayFusion's key combinations
  • Fix: Windows Snapping improvements in Windows 8 (easier to un-snap windows now)
  • Fix: Taskbar compatibility improvements with StartIsBack
  • Fix: Huge wallpaper performance (cpu/memory usage) improvements when using random local images
  • Fix: When using Monitor Splitting, certain applications now maximize correctly (Chrome, Opera)
  • Fix: DisplayFusion's Photos Screen Saver now rotates images automatically based on the EXIF tags
  • Fix: Duplicate tray icons are no longer created for single-instance apps when using the "Minimize to System Tray" Function
  • Fix: Added 2 new per-application compatibility options (use process icon, treat as fullscreen)
  • Fix: Taskbar preview improvements for the grouped window lists
  • Fix: Pinned taskbar windows now use the window icon, not the process icon (you'll need to re-pin any messed-up items to see this like Chrome Canary)
  • Fix: Aero colour change detection improvements
  • Fix: Bundled Photos Screen Saver settings now work per-monitor
  • Fix: Window Management compatibility improvements (Opera... etc)
  • Fix: Taskbar no longer crashes when unlocking the desktop in some situations
  • Fix: Taskbar no longer crashes when connecting via RDP session in some situations
  • Fix: Screen Saver now gets set to "Blank" when reverting to DisplayFusion Free (if using the multi-monitor screen savers)
  • Fix: WindowBlinds compatibility improvements (grey borders, start button images... etc)
  • Fix: Taskbar buttons are no longer missing some window icons
  • Fix: No longer a floating bar in Windows XP when certain WindowBlinds themes are enabled
  • Fix: Screen Savers are correctly reverted when switching to the Free version of DisplayFusion
  • Fix: Compatibility improvements with DeskScapes
  • Fix: Compatibility improvements with Dexpot
  • Fix: Compatibility improvements for some applications when font scaling is used
  • Fix: Metro window framing now works in Windows 8.1 Update 1
  • Fix: Random wallpaper images no longer apply multiple times
  • Fix: Auto-hidden taskbars no longer get stuck behind some windows
  • Fix: Image history improvements for duplicate images
  • Fix: Transitions no longer cause the wallpaper images to stop changing on some machines
  • Fix: Wallpaper images no longer bleed between monitors (1 pixel bleed)
  • Fix: Classic Shell 4.1 compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Fixed a few handle leaks
  • Fix: Wallpaper image pausing now works correctly between restarts
  • Fix: TitleBar Buttons on Google Chrome (and other) windows no longer causes clicking issues with that application
  • Fix: Certain applications no longer randomly scroll up/down when the TitleBar Buttons are enabled
  • Fix: TitleBar Buttons now look correct on Windows Server 2012 and 2012R2
  • Fix: Taskbar Tray Overflow window now works on Windows 8.1 Update 1
  • Fix: Improved compatibility with Start8 and Monitor Splits
  • Fix: Improved compatibility with WindowBlinds on Windows XP Taskbars
  • Fix: Improved compatibility with top-tab browsers and mouse middle-clicking
  • Fix: Wallpaper image info now supports Unicode (UTF-8) EXIF data
  • Fix: Surround/Eyefinity compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Taskbar buttons no longer disappear leaving a gap
  • Fix: Desktop Icons profiles now load correctly on startup for everyone
  • Fix: Connecting to the console after a remote session no longer crashes DisplayFusion
  • Fix: Fixed a few "Object Reference" errors
  • Fix: Hooks now startup correctly all the time
  • Fix: Silverlight fullscreen windows are no longer hooked in Chrome
  • Fix: Monitor Splits are now applied correctly when switching profiles using the tray icon
  • Fix: Right-aligned shortcuts no longer reverse their order on taskbar reload
  • Fix: No longer loses the random folders setting for Wallpaper images
  • Fix: No longer loses the license key randomly and reverts to the Free version

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