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DisplayFusion Change Log

v8.1 • October 27, 2016

  • Added a "Condense TitleBar Buttons" option to make the buttons closer together on some versions of Windows
  • Digital Blasphemy is now listed under the "account required" section in the wallpaper source selector
  • Added an option to disable the Wallpaper Autofix feature
  • New Advanced Setting to disable the monitor ID's in the monitor selector window
  • Hooks no longer shutdown when only monitor splitting is enabled
  • Many background performance optimizations when various features are disabled
  • Alt+Tab aero colour is now correct in Windows 8.1
  • Auto-fix no longer fixes the wallpaper in some situations when it's disabled
  • Scripting function BFS.Window.GetBounds now correctly adjusts for Windows 10 window borders
  • Scripted functions should start faster on some machines
  • After logging out of Pinterest you can now login as a different user
  • Small "Move newly opened windows" behaviour changes
  • Hooks no longer cause Explorer.exe to freak out when Aero colour changing is enabled
  • Mouse cursor is now shown correctly over mirrored windows
  • Website Wallpaper provider improvements and fixes
  • Taskbars no longer stay visible when they're supposed to autohide in some situations
  • All Settings window tabs now have admin policies for hiding them
  • Video wallpaper no longer uses alphabetical order when the setting is disabled
  • Start Menu now opens correctly on non-English machines with split monitors
  • Panoramio works again on non-English machines
  • Changes Monitor Profiles now activates the Trigger event correctly all the time
  • Jump Lists for non-running pinned apps now show recent/pinned items
  • Pinterest now shows images from boards with spaces in the name
  • Window Created trigger event no longer fires when a window is focused
  • When loading a Wallpaper Profile with a hotkey, no longer shows an error message sometimes
  • Start Menu windows are no longer affected by Trigger events
  • Mouse wheel now works in the DisplayFusion Alt+Tab handler
  • Wallpaper window sizes and scales correctly all the time now
  • Minimizing a window no longer sometimes launches a Metro app in some situations
  • Website Wallpaper provider now works on 32-bit versions of Windows
  • Blank window no longer appears on the Windows taskbar
  • Hooks are no restarted after changing debug logging level
  • Tumblr improvements
  • Unsplash improvements
  • Flickr improvements
  • Alt+Tab compatibility improvements
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements

v8.0 • August 8, 2016

  • Now targeting the .NET Framework 4.0, which will automatically install during setup if needed
  • Added an "Our Apps" tab to the settings window with details about other great Binary Fortress apps (you can disable this tab in the Advanced Settings if you don't want it)
  • New Feature: Triggers! Perform actions based on events like Desktop Unlocked, Windows Created, Window Focused, System Idle and many more
  • An all-new wallpaper source selector is now here!
  • New Wallpaper Source: "Website Wallpaper" to use a website as a wallpaper, including mouse and keyboard input!
  • New Wallpaper Source: "My Videos" for playing videos as your desktop wallpaper!
  • New Wallpaper Source: Tumblr
  • New Wallpaper Source: Pinterest
  • New Wallpaper Source: "Unsplash"
  • New Wallpaper Source: "Panoramio"
  • New Wallpaper Source: "Dropbox"
  • Added a "Request Trial License" button to the settings window to request new trial license keys (if needed)
  • Added a new desktop context menu item to pause wallpaper image changing
  • Added "Reset All" and "Enable All" to the Taskbars menu in the system tray
  • Added a new context menu option and Function to pause all wallpaper animations (video and website sources)
  • Removed the "Taskbar Open Windows on monitor with Start Menu" feature and replaced it with "Window Management Move Newly Opened Windows..."
  • New Feature: "Window Management Move newly opened applications windows to the current monitor"
  • Wallpaper can now be enabled/disabled like any normal feature
  • Wallpaper auto-fix setting has been removed, when the Wallpaper setting is enabled it will auto-fix for you
  • Updated old Google+/Picasa wallpaper provider to be the new "Google Photos" wallpaper provider
  • The "Download Scripted Function" window is much improved
  • You can now filter/search for Functions in the Settings window by name
  • New wallpaper image info tag: wp-titleonly
  • Added an option to the 500px wallpaper provider to block nude images
  • Flickr wallpaper provider now supports albums and favourites
  • Compatibility rules now allow TitleBar offsets to be up to 99999px
  • Google Images wallpaper provider now requires a user API key
  • Added a new wallpaper info tag for system startup time as 24 hour clock
  • Lots of new built-in Functions
  • Lots of new scripting functions (BFS.xxx.xxx)
  • Lots of new Advanced Settings
  • Taskbar no longer sits on top of the Windows 10 lock screen
  • Website Wallpaper source is blocked on Windows 7 and lower (too many technical limits)
  • Video Wallpaper source is blocked on Windows 7 and lower (too many technical limits)
  • Digital Blasphemy wallpaper source fixes
  • "Combine With..." wallpaper sources fixed when selected in the Source selector
  • GPO policies are now enforced correctly if the window is opened directly from the command line
  • Many Windows 10 window padding issues are resolved (split maximizing, custom functions... etc)
  • InputList in Scripted Functions now works correctly again
  • Save/Restore Window Positions function is much improved
  • Window spanning/unspanning now works in Windows 10 correctly
  • BFS.DisplayFusion.RunFunction() now passes in the function's window handle by default
  • "Load from URL" wallpaper source no longer loses the current URL sometimes
  • deviantArt categories have been updated
  • Instagram wallpaper source now works again (Instagram changed their API and made it more restrictive)
  • Aero Peek on the DisplayFusion Taskbars now uses the Windows setting
  • Window mangement improvements (fixed some timing issues and app-specific issues)
  • Code editor improvements
  • Vladstudio thumbnails sometimes didn't load on high-DPI monitors
  • Inactive mouse scrolling is much improved now
  • StartIsBack, Classic Shell compatibility improvements
  • Minimizing a window no longer sometimes restores a Metro app
  • Some wallpaper providers are now blocked in some versions of Windows (Vista and lower)
  • Resolved issues with SetLocation and SetSizeAndLocation scripting functions
  • Taskbar Jump Lists now have pinned and recent items correctly
  • Metro apps now group correctly on the Taskbars
  • TitleBar Buttons now expand after being collapsed
  • Auto-fix now detects single-monitor changes, including rotation
  • Inactive window mouse-wheel scrolling now works on focused windows with more than 1 scrollbar
  • Windows Gadget windows now get moved correctly by scripting functions
  • TitleBar buttons are no longer stretched on different DPI monitors
  • Improved mouse-lock polling speed
  • "Move to Centre and Size 75%" is no longer slightly off on first run
  • Wallpaper image info tag metadata improvements
  • No longer keeps prompting to disable the Windows taskbar, is much smarter about it
  • Resolved a search issue with the "Google Image Search" wallpaper provider
  • Mouse cursor is now visible over mirrored windows
  • Trigger Timed Intervals no longer ignore the "Monitor Profile" condition
  • Minimum window width advanced setting for TitleBar Buttons now works again
  • Windows Logon now works correctly in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10
  • Running the "Toggle Key Combinations" function from a script now works
  • Full Vivaldi browser compatibility
  • Scripted functions now use caching and are much faster to start
  • Alt+Tab icons no longer overlap on non-primary monitors
  • Resolved an issue that could cause a CPU usage spike every 60 seconds
  • Focusing a window from Alt+Tab or the DF taskbar now focuses modal windows correctly (if present)
  • Taskbar no longer shows in front of a fullscreen Chrome window when it's not supposed to
  • Start Menu in Windows 10 opens on the correct monitor on non-English machines
  • Random wallpaper changes now work if a monitor has an invalid source ID
  • Flickr now uses authentication when searching for users (if needed)
  • Windows with no process path no longer get buttons (hidden system windows)
  • Alt+Tab is no longer slow to open when Aero/DWM is disabled
  • Random wallpaper changer no longer stores duplicate images in the "Web Images" folder
  • Window Snapping in Windows 10 no snaps to the bottom of the monitor correctly
  • Wallpaper history now works for all plugins
  • Added a Group Policy setting to disable alternate Start Menu links
  • Added a Group Policy setting to disable the script download buttons
  • More hotkey combinations are blocked if they are reserved by the system
  • Monitor selector is no longer blank when using a high contract theme
  • Right-clicking the Start Button in Windows 10 now brings up the Win+X menu
  • "wp-exit-datetaken" now has the correct date
  • Alt+Tab sometimes didn't change windows correctly
  • "Ignore Monitors" advanced setting now works with split monitors
  • A tray message is now shown when switching Monitor Profiles
  • "Clock ToolTip Format" advanced setting now works as expected
  • Yandex browser is now treated as a top-tabs browser like Chrome
  • ClickOnce app shortcuts are now supported on the DisplayFusion Taskbars
  • Alt+Tab window now scales correctly when font scaling is enabled
  • Tray icons are now less blurry when font scaling is enabled
  • Wallpaper changes are now paused when "Presentation Mode" is activated in Windows
  • Photos screen saver images now scale correctly
  • MobaxTerm has improved Taskbar support
  • Changed to a new Flickr API key
  • Updated the Pixabay plugin for the new Pixabay API
  • Photos Screen Saver fixes and new settings
  • TitleBar Buttons are no longer too high on some windows with top-aligned Taskbars
  • Pinned taskbar items sometimes failed to launch
  • Monitor Configuration sometimes made portrait monitors blurry
  • Taskbar Shortcuts AppID is now editable in the UI
  • Maximize and Ignore Splits (shift+maximize) now works on Primary monitors
  • Chrome compatibility fixes
  • Win+E and Ctrl+Win+E is no longer used by DisplayFusion
  • Automatic Aero colour selection from wallpaper images is improved (faster, better colour choices)
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Alt+Tab compatibility improvements
  • Fullscreen detection improvements
  • Performance and memory usage improvements
  • StartIsBack, Classic Shell, Start10, StartMenuX compatibility improvements

v7.3.4 • January 21, 2016

    7.3.4
  • Resolved an OAuth issue that affected Flickr, Smugmug, and Zenfolio on some systems
  • Resolved an issue that caused DisplayFusion to detect the wrong scaling level on some systems
  • 7.3.3
  • Resolved an issue with the Flickr wallpaper API
  • Resolved an issue with the Pixabay wallpaper API
  • Resolved an issue with the Google Image Search wallpaper API
  • Items pinned to taskbar now launch correctly
  • Maximize (ignore splits) now works on split primary monitor
  • Ignore Monitors advanced setting now works correctly
  • MobaxTerm button no longer disappears when minimized
  • Added an "Our Apps" tab to the settings window with details about other great Binary Fortress apps (you can disable this tab in the Advanced Settings if you don't want it)

v7.3.2 • November 16, 2015

  • Resolved a Windows 10 issue that caused an error message to be shown after the latest Windows update (1511)

v7.3.1 • September 23, 2015

  • Note: On some multi-dpi configurations using monitor splits you may have an 8px gap on the left edge of some maximized windows, this is due to a Windows 10 bug
  • Note: Some pinned Metro (Universal) Apps may need to be re-pinned to the DisplayFusion Taskbars to work correctly
  • Pinned items now launch correctly
  • Auto-hidden Taskbar should no longer appear behind desktop windows
  • Added an Advanced Setting to disable the loading screens
  • Added an Advanced Setting to disable the TitleBar Button tooltips
  • Opening a new Chrome window on some machines no longer results in a blank window
  • Added a desktop context menu entry for pausing/resuming wallpaper changes
  • Resolved some errors around Steam key loading
  • Resolved some issues that prevented trial license keys from being properly created on some machines
  • Windows 10 compatibility improvements
  • Start Menu replacement compatibility improvements (Start8, Start10, Classic Shell... etc)
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements

v7.3 • September 14, 2015

  • Note: On some multi-dpi configurations using monitor splits you may have an 8px gap on the left edge of some maximized windows, this is due to a Windows 10 bug
  • Added an option to Blur wallpaper images (fully adjustable)
  • Added a desktop context menu entry to open the current wallpaper image in Windows Explorer
  • Windows 10 improvements and bug fixes in all DisplayFusion features
  • Monitor Splitting is much improved, with better application compatibility
  • Per-monitor DPI scaling is now fully supported for all DisplayFusion features (TitleBar Buttons, Taskbars... etc)
  • Start Menu replacement compatibility improvements (Start8, Start10, Classic Shell... etc)
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements

v7.2 • July 27, 2015

  • Fully compatible with Windows 10
  • New Wallpaper provider: Digital Blasphemy
  • New Wallpaper provider: Wallpaper Abyss
  • Added a setting to choose which window gets opened when double-clicking the tray icon
  • Prefers .NET 4.0 now, but will still run with .NET 2.0
  • Includes 2 new screen savers
  • Updates to existing screen savers
  • Added many new functions and fixed some bugs with the Scripted Functions API
  • Added an Advanced Setting to force the taskbar buttons to be sorted alphabetically
  • Added many new functions and fixed some bugs with the Scripted Functions API
  • Improved Start8 and Start10 integration
  • Hook performance reliability improvements (too many to list)
  • Translation fixes
  • Resolved an issue that caused duplicate context menu entries
  • Resolved a crashing issue
  • Resolved some UI issues at 125% and 150% font scaling
  • Improved compatibility with maximized windows on split monitors
  • You can now use the Tab key in a HotKey binding
  • Resolved some crashes and silent exits (silent crashes)
  • No longer crashes when running the save/restore window location functions on some computers
  • Group policy improvements
  • Resolved an issue that caused DisplayFusion to deadlock, hang or crash
  • TitleBar Buttons no longer overlap Chrome user-switching button
  • Added an Advanced Setting to pass parameters to the application that runs when the wallpaper is set
  • Key Combination editor now shows the correct keys, not just "OEM5"
  • TitleBar Buttons on child windows no longer appear on top of other child windows
  • Screen Saver timeout sometimes failed to save correctly
  • Middle-clicking a taskbar button to open a new instance now passes the command line parameters correctly
  • Taskbar previews sometimes failed to open
  • Settings backup/restore now works correctly for all scripted functions
  • Screen Saver performance improvements
  • Alt+Tab compatibility improvements
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Performance and memory usage improvements

v7.1 • January 8, 2015

  • Wallpaper images can now be moved up to 999,999 pixels, not limited to 10,000
  • Improved Scripted Function downloader, now with function updates (highlighted in yellow in the list)
  • More than 30 new scripted function helpers
  • GPO support improvements
  • Much improved "Rollup Window to TitleBar" Function, better compatibility and performance
  • Resolved some minor issues
  • Hook improvements
  • Performance and stability improvements

v7.0 • December 16, 2014

  • DisplayFusion Remote Control (with mobile apps for Android, iOS and more)
  • Scripted Functions are now here
  • Code anything you can imagine in DisplayFusion using C# and VB.net and run it like any other function
  • All new "Splits and Padding" window in Monitor Configuration
  • Asymmetrical splits, split padding and odd-sized splits are now supported
  • Splits and Padding can be used with Bezel Compensation in nVidia and AMD drivers
  • 5 new DisplayFusion Screen Savers bundled that are login-screen compatible
  • DisplayFusion can now set the login screen saver (for when no one is logged in)
  • Windows 10 Technical Preview support (let us know if you run into any issues please)
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Current Time of Day
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Current Weather
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Facebook
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Google+ (Picasa Web Albums)
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Imgur
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Instagram
  • New Wallpaper Provider: NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Pixabay
  • New Wallpaper Provider: Smugmug
  • Added a dozen new Image Info tags: image description, wallpaper profile, EXIF data, network info, file date created, file date modified and more
  • Added 2 new Window Location modes
  • Wallpaper Info text can now be outlined instead of just a solid background colour, it looks much nicer
  • WallpaperFusion provider now support logins and filtering by "My Ratings" and "My Favourites"
  • Rate WallpaperFusion images by right-clicking your desktop or a monitor in the Wallpaper window
  • Dozens of new built-in Functions
  • Much, more more!

v6.1.2 • September 10, 2014

  • Directory Opus compatibility improvements
  • Windows Taskbar is now contained correctly on monitors with 3 or more splits
  • External hook app is no longer started dozens of times in some situations
  • Wallpaper "image not found" errors have been fixed

v6.1.1 • September 7, 2014

  • Wallpaper images from online sources are now saved correctly with new DisplayFusion installations
  • TeamViewer and GoToMeeting compatibility improvements
  • External hook app is no longer started dozens of times in some situations
  • Blank taskbar buttons are no longer added to the Windows XP taskbar for hidden windows

v6.1 • September 3, 2014

  • Added a new wallpaper provider: Zenfolio
  • New command line parameter: -applywindowslogon
  • Added an Advanced Setting to control how long random images are stored in the history
  • Added an Advanced Setting to change the "Web Images" folder path
  • Now shows a tray balloon/growl message when changing Audio Devices in a function
  • Resolved a number of crashing bugs
  • Taskbar tray overflow sometimes opened in the wrong location on split monitors
  • Improved CPU usage
  • Alt+Tab Aero Peek should trigger faster
  • Alt+Tab mouse move no longer triggers until you move the mouse at least 5px
  • Wallpaper info tag improvements (memory, OS name)
  • Invalid username and password are now removed automatically from the Binary Fortress Account tab
  • Compatibility improvements for people that use roaming profiles
  • Ctrl+A shortcut key works on all DisplayFusion UI textboxes now
  • DeviantART image quality improvements
  • Middle-click compatibility improvements with Chrome/Canary
  • Audio Device improvements in Windows Vista
  • Random local wallpaper image improvements (more random, better history)
  • Resolved an issue where hidden windows weren't added back to the Windows taskbar sometimes
  • Taskbar window previews no longer cross onto other monitors
  • Middle-click window move compatibility improvements (Media Monkey, Opera, Chrome... etc)
  • Resolved an Alt+Tab issue that caused the overlayed icons to disappear
  • DisplayFusion Photos screen saver works on monitors that are split into 6 or more
  • Alt+Tab no longer falls behind some windows
  • Free version of DisplayFusion no longer prevents the Alt+Tab from functioning in some situations
  • Improved logging for the DisplayFusion Service
  • Taskbar clock tooltips now match the Windows taskbar
  • Taskbar icon improvements (for grouped and pinned applications)
  • TitleBar Buttons shouldn't cause some windows to hang when being dragged anymore
  • Resolved an issue with maximized windows on split 4K monitors
  • Alt+Tab no longer blocks the Alt+Tab sequence from being sent to VMware, RDP sessions... etc
  • Wallpaper images are no longer selected from hidden folders incorrectly
  • VMware ThinApp apps no longer crash on startup
  • Restoring the DisplayFusion settings from a backup now automatically applies the wallpaper settings too
  • Some windows weren't being hooked correctly on startup
  • Aero colour detection now works in Windows 7 when using a Windows 7 Theme
  • Window Location no longer moves a child window if its new position will overlap its old position
  • Taskbar now uses the correct icon for "small icon" mode
  • Local random images no longer selects blank images sometimes
  • Aero Shake is now correctly disabled in Windows 7 (setting in Window Management)
  • Alt+Tab performance improvements
  • Alt+Tab compatibility improvements
  • Alt+Tab compatibility improvements
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements with StartIsBack
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements with Start8
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements

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

v5.1.1 • November 27, 2013

  • Added an option on the Taskbar tab to disable Aero transparency on all taskbars
  • Added a warning to the wallpaper window for people using an interval less than 1 minute
  • New Advanced Setting: "Don't Show HotKey Bind Errors"
  • New Advanced Setting: "Use Classic Functions for Monitor Configuration"
  • New Advanced Setting: "Don't Show Desktop Window in DisplayFusion's Alt+Tab"
  • New Advanced Setting: "Use /N instead of /E when opening Windows Explorer folders"
  • Wallpaper changes longer cause the desktop to flicker in Windows 8.1
  • Wallpaper changes no longer cause window focus issues (on some computers)
  • Windows 8.1 improvements for the "Boot to Desktop" feature
  • Improved support for RDP connections
  • Framing Metro applications now works in Windows 8.1
  • Auto-update improvements
  • Wallpaper change no longer runs up the CPU when also setting the Logon image
  • Auto-Split monitors are now detected correctly by the hooks
  • Wallpaper images can now be pasted into the Wallpaper window
  • Windows 8.1 DPI scaling compatibility improvements
  • Windows 8.1 Aero Peek now works correctly on all machines
  • Hooks sometimes failed to load for no apparent reason
  • "Move to Next Monitor and Minimize" function now works correctly on maximized windows
  • Desktop Icons can now be set correctly when changing monitor profiles
  • Window Snapping fixes
  • Wallpaper info text now appears on spanned solid-colour wallpaper images
  • Split Monitor improvements
  • Improved performance with certain applications
  • Wallpaper window no longer puts a lock on files
  • Improved compatibility with Windows XP x64
  • All Settings window strings are now translated correctly when changing languages
  • Tabs are now supported in Wallpaper Image Info text
  • Screen Saver no longer crashes when ZoneAlarm is set to High security
  • Improved CPU usage when changing the wallpaper
  • Much improved inactive window mouse-wheel scrolling compatibility
  • Language auto-detection now works on a fresh install
  • DisplayFusion Photos screen saver now hides the mouse cursor
  • DisplayFusion Photos screen saver now allows the computer to sleep
  • Now supports systems that don't have SSE2 capable CPUs
  • Desktop icon profiles now wait for 8 seconds on system boot before applying (need to let the desktop startup)
  • Wallpaper gradient angle values are now saved correctly in all situations
  • TitleBar Buttons are no longer added and removed very quickly
  • Window Highlighting no longer crashes in some situations
  • Taskbar Shortcuts edit window now works with a split primary monitor
  • Clearing the wallpaper cache no longer shows a UI
  • No longer receive the "No disk in drive" error message
  • Screen Savers set to span and non-preview mode now work as expected
  • Window Location and Monitor Splits have improved compatibility
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Window Location compatibility improvements
  • Start8 compatibility improvements
  • Start Menu X compatibility improvements
  • Classic Shell 4 compatibility improvements
  • StartIsBack compatibility improvements
  • WindowBlinds compatibility improvements
  • Directory Opus compatibility improvements

v5.1 • September 2, 2013

  • New Feature: Monitor Splitting for creating smaller, virtual monitors out of your large monitors (in the Monitor Configuration window)
  • New Feature: Circular mouse wrapping (cursor wraps from one edge back to the opposite edge)
  • New Feature: Prevent mouse cursor from snagging on unaligned monitor edges
  • New Feature: Automatically move child windows over the parent (Settings Window Management)
  • New Feature: Scroll whatever window is under the cursor using the mouse wheel (Settings Window Management)
  • Monitor Configuration and Profiles now support Cloned Monitors
  • Windows 8.1 compatibility
  • Added InterfaceLIFT as a wallpaper provider
  • New Function: "Toggle Window Snapping"
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Next Monitor
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Previous Monitor
  • New Function: Launch Application
  • New Function: Frame Windows 8 Metro Application (creates a window for the Metro app and allows you to use it on the normal desktop)
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Specified Location
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Centre of Current Monitor
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Centre of Active Window
  • New Function: Move Mouse Cursor to Centre of Monitor #X
  • Locked mouse cursor can now be moved by a DisplayFusion function and re-locked automatically
  • Wallpaper window now supports Windows 7+ Libraries
  • Multiple tags can now be selected for the WallpaperFusion image provider
  • Tags can now be excluded from the WallpaperFusion image provider
  • Added History support to the online plugins to prevent duplicate images loading (history is per-monitor)
  • Added support for environment variables in paths for: Window Location rules, Compatibility rules and Taskbar Shortcuts
  • Added an option in the Settings window to login and automatically load your License Key
  • The mouse cursor is now shown when mirroring application windows
  • Taskbar button positions are now remembered between taskbar reloads
  • Generated wallpaper images are now uncompressed and super-high quality by default (Win7 and higher)
  • DFCommand now supports settings backup from the command line
  • Trying to load an already loaded Wallpaper Profile will force the next image to load
  • Multiple applications can be specified in one Compatibility rule using the | symbol
  • Wallpaper window UI improvements
  • Asian language UI improvements
  • New admin policy to disable the Advanced Settings button
  • New Advanced Setting: Don't Show Desktop Window in Alt+Tab
  • New Advanced Setting: Disable Sound Effects
  • New Advanced Setting: Font Scaling Force X
  • New Advanced Setting: Font Scaling Force Y
  • New Advanced Setting: TitleBar Button Icon Offset Horizontal
  • New Advanced Setting: TitleBar Button Icon Offset Vertical
  • New Advanced Setting: Generate Smaller Wallpaper Files (lower quality)
  • New Advanced Setting: Disable Touch Detection
  • New Advanced Setting: Mouse Cursor Lock adjustment values can now be set separately for each side
  • New Advanced Setting: Prevent the taskbar from being forced bottom-most when the screen saver is running
  • New Advanced Setting: Adjust the TitleBar Button separator size
  • New Advanced Setting: Disable the taskbar button tooltips when previews are disabled
  • New Advanced Setting: Disable Aero transparency in Windows 8
  • Improved Taskbar performance, stability and application compatibility
  • Improved TitleBar Button performance, stability and application compatibility
  • Improved Window Location performance, stability and application compatibility
  • Improved Window Snapping performance, stability and application compatibility
  • Improved Classic Shell compatibility
  • Improved WindowBlinds compatibility
  • Improved Dexpot compatibility
  • Improved support for alternate Start Menus in Windows 8
  • Wallpaper provider image history improvements
  • Installer improvements
  • Resolved an issue that caused some Screen Savers to appear as "Unknown"
  • Taskbar shortcuts for Windows Explorer folders now use /e instead of /n to open
  • Launching a DisplayFusion pinned item as admin no longer loses the command line parameters
  • No Longer shows the font scaling warning when not needed
  • Taskbar buttons no longer lose their overlay icons when moving back to the Windows taskbar
  • Load Next Monitor Profile function is now more reliable
  • Visual Studio code windows can now be spanned
  • Visual Studio no longer crashes when debugging on some computers
  • No longer crashes when toggling DWM on Vista with some computers
  • Mouse cursor now snaps to new window position with Window Location feature when needed
  • Resolved a few hook related performance issues
  • Taskbar jump lists are no longer slow to open for some items
  • Taskbar jump list items no longer use the wrong names in some cases
  • Window Location no longer moves Windows 8 system windows (like the Charms bar)
  • Compatibility rules no longer disable application hooks unexpectedly
  • Uninstaller now removes the DisplayFusionService all the time
  • Taskbar pinned items on network shares now have icons
  • Launching a second instance of an application from the DF taskbar now follows the Window Location rules
  • The transparent taskbar with WindowBlinds is being fixed in the next beta of WindowBlinds, keep an eye out for it!
  • "Ignore alternate start menus" now ignores them in more places correctly
  • Alternate start menu start buttons no longer have a black outline in Win8.1
  • Launching pinned Explorer folders no longer gives an error in some situations
  • Classic Start Menu (Classic Shell) 3.9.x (4.0 beta) is now supported
  • Taskbar will now reload itself if the workarea reservation is lost
  • Alt+Tab improvements
  • Application menus no longer open behind the DisplayFusion Taskbar in Windows 8
  • Taskbar is no longer forced to the bottom of the monitor when a Metro app is snapped to the edge
  • Middle-clicking a taskbar button to open a new instance now correctly passes the command line parameters
  • Performance improvements through more registry caching
  • Mouse no longer jumps to the Windows taskbar in some situations
  • Taskbar icon rendering improvements
  • Resolved a few issues related to wallpaper changes: flickering icons, focus changes, cursor jumping... etc
  • Fixed an issue that caused the wallpaper info tags to say "Unknown"
  • Improved taskbar detection for RDP/console logins
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Windows Logon image from changing to the current wallpaper in Windows 8
  • Resolved an issue with Google Chrome and Window Location rules
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Firefox to move to another monitor when closing a tab
  • No longer receive "CurrentMonitor is null" when reverting a monitor setup change in Windows 8
  • Pinned Jump List sections now support custom sorting (when sorted on the Windows taskbar Jump List)
  • Tray clock on XP is no longer cutoff in some situations
  • DisplayFusion windows are no longer slow to open on some machines without an internet connection (code signing certificate checking)
  • Windows Logon setting "use current wallpaper" now works in Windows 8 as expected
  • Taskbar no longer gets trapped behind fullscreen windows
  • Taskbar no longer disappears when Win+D is used
  • TitleBar Buttons are no longer hidden on some top-tabs browsers
  • Windows Logon preview is now shown correctly when using the current wallpaper
  • Resolved some Desktop Icons profile saving issues
  • Resolved an issue with Flickr that caused a "No one could be found" message to repeatedly appear
  • Citrix windows are no longer ignored by DisplayFusion
  • Backup Settings button no longer requires elevation and now works to network drives
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Wallpaper window to sometimes have scrollbars
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the wallpaper History feature to not work for some local images
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Jump Lists to hang for some processes
  • Resolved an issue that caused timers to stack then fire all at once
  • Windows Logon now works correctly when using your desktop wallpaper as the image
  • Unpinning shortcuts now works even when your taskbar buttons aren't combined
  • Fixed an issue that causes quoted paths to fail for certain features (Window Location, Compatibility... etc)

v5.0.1 • April 27, 2013

  • Multiple tags can now be selected for the WallpaperFusion image provider
  • Tags can now be excluded from the WallpaperFusion image provider
  • Added History support to the online plugins to prevent duplicate images loading (history is per-monitor)
  • Added a label to the random wallpaper interval selector (numeric control)
  • Added support for environment variables in paths for: Window Location rules, Compatibility rules and Taskbar Shortcuts
  • Added an option in the Settings window to login and automatically load your License Key
  • Added an advanced setting to prevent the taskbar from being forced bottom-most when the screen saver is running
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the Windows Logon image from changing to the current wallpaper in Windows 8
  • Resolved an issue with Google Chrome and Window Location rules
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Firefox to move to another monitor when closing a tab
  • No longer receive "CurrentMonitor is null" when reverting a monitor setup change in Windows 8
  • Improved support for alternate Start Menus in Windows 8
  • Pinned Jump List sections now support custom sorting (when sorted on the Windows taskbar Jump List)
  • Tray clock on XP is no longer cutoff in some situations
  • DisplayFusion windows are no longer slow to open on some machines without an internet connection (code signing certificate checking)
  • New admin policy to disable the Advanced Settings button
  • Taskbar no longer gets trapped behind fullscreen windows
  • Taskbar no longer disappears when Win+D is used
  • Added an Advanced Setting to disable Aero transparency in Windows 8
  • TitleBar Buttons are no longer hidden on some top-tabs browsers
  • Windows Logon preview is now shown correctly when using the current wallpaper
  • Resolved some Desktop Icons profile saving issues
  • Resolved an issue with Flickr that caused a "No one could be found" message to repeatedly appear
  • Citrix windows are no longer ignored by DisplayFusion
  • Backup Settings button no longer requires elevation and now works to network drives
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Wallpaper window to sometimes have scrollbars
  • Resolved an issue that prevented the wallpaper History feature to not work for some local images
  • Resolved an issue that caused the Jump Lists to hang for some processes
  • Resolved an issue that caused timers to stack then fire all at once
  • Unpinning shortcuts now works even when your taskbar buttons aren't combined
  • Fixed an issue that causes quoted paths to fail for certain features (Window Location, Compatibility... etc)
  • Various UI and performance improvements
  • Taskbar compatibility improvements
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements
  • Window Location compatibility improvements

v5.0 • February 11, 2013

  • Change: Taskbar support for new alternate Start Menu: Classic Shell
  • Change: Taskbar support for new alternate Start Menu: Start8
  • Change: Taskbar support for new alternate Start Menu: StartIsBack
  • Change: Taskbar support for new alternate Start Menu: Start Menu X
  • Change: Alternate Start Menu (Classic Shell) is no longer bundled, DisplayFusion will use the existing Classic Shell installation if detected
  • Change: Taskbar Jump Lists now support the full Windows Jump Lists (frequent, pinned, tasks... etc)
  • Change: Taskbar Jump Lists can now be navigated using the keyboard
  • Change: Added a new Taskbar button mode: "DisplayFusion taskbars show all windows, Windows taskbar shows none"
  • Change: New Wallpaper Image Provider: WallpaperFusion (the best multi-monitor wallpaper images!)
  • Change: New Wallpaper Image Provider: 500px
  • Change: Wallpaper window re-uses the image loading windows, so you don't have to re-search for images on different monitors
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to allow scaling (grow or shrink) of the Start Buttons
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to remove the hot-corner gap in Windows 8 on the DisplayFusion taskbar
  • Change: Added an Advanced Setting to force TitleBar Buttons to be positioned using the normal size, even when maximized (good for Matrox monitor divider)
  • Change: Added a prompt when deleting a Wallpaper or Desktop Icon profile that is in use by a Monitor Profile
  • Change: You can now double-click a monitor image in the Wallpaper window to open that file in Windows Explorer
  • Change: New Win8 Feature: "Move Power User Menu (Win+X) to current mouse position"
  • Change: New Win8 Feature: "Bypass Windows Start Screen" (boots straight to the desktop)
  • Change: New Win8 Feature: "Adjust Border Margin/Padding"
  • Change: New Win8 Feature: "Mini-Start Screen" (shrink the Windows 8 Start Screen to a specific size)
  • Change: Wallpaper background colour can now be a gradient
  • Change: Added a Function to toggle the Window Location feature
  • Change: Added an "Adjustments" tab in the wallpaper window for scaling/moving/rotating/flipping images
  • Change: Added a "Show in Explorer" menu item to the wallpaper window (right-click a monitor in the preview pane at the top)
  • Fix: Window Location performance and compatibility improvements
  • Fix: TitleBar Button performance and compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Taskbar button grouping detection improvements
  • Fix: Performance improvements for the Settings and Wallpaper windows
  • Fix: Wallpaper window is now sized correctly (with scrollbars when needed)
  • Fix: Languages no longer revert to auto-detected when updating
  • Fix: Taskbar buttons now show the correct icons for some problem applications
  • Fix: DisplayFusion Taskbar transparency now matches the Windows Taskbar in Windows 8
  • Fix: Windows 8 TitleBar Button alignment improvements
  • Fix: Wallpaper preview icons no longer show "my computer" icon sometimes
  • Fix: Context menus no longer open behind the Taskbar
  • Fix: Improved alpha blending on Start Button images
  • Fix: Wallpaper files are no longer locked in Explorer
  • Fix: Taskbar no longer disappears when "Show Desktop" is used
  • Fix: No longer receive a GDI+ error when pasting images into the Wallpaper window
  • Fix: Screen Savers now allow "preview mode" to be unchecked when spanned
  • Fix: Search Charm no longer appears in odd locations in-front of Metro apps
  • Fix: TitleBar Buttons no longer blink over certain applications (Adobe CS6)
  • Fix: PuTTY can now be resized using Functions
  • Fix: Start Menu is now drawn correctly when using a WindowBlinds custom theme
  • Fix: Taskbar Preview Size advanced setting now works correctly
  • Fix: Monitor Profile detection issues (with cloning, Eyefinity) are resolved
  • Fix: "CurrentMonitor is NULL" issue has been resolved
  • Fix: DisplayFusion Screen Saver is now correctly disabled when changing to the Free version of DisplayFusion
  • Fix: Window Snapping with Adobe CS6 (and possibly others) now works without messing up the window
  • Fix: Taskbar clock text improvements
  • Fix: Screen Saver previews failed to load sometimes
  • Fix: Screen Saver list was duplicated sometimes

v4.3 • November 6, 2012

  • ** Please vote for DisplayFusion on Steam Greenlight! http://displayfusion.com
  • Wallpaper window has been re-designed
  • You can now set your Windows Logon image using DisplayFusion in Windows 8
  • Updated Classic Shell to version 3.6.2
  • Added a Settings button for configuring the Classic Shell in the DisplayFusion Settings window on the Taskbar tab
  • TitleBar Button compatibility improvements: Mitel UCA Client, Steam, Adobe AIR, Live Meeting, Rapid SQL, NitroPDF and more
  • HotKey window compatibility improvements: Clover and other windows that host other processes windows
  • Taskbar tray icon context menus shouldn't get stuck behind the taskbar in Windows 8 anymore
  • Wallpaper preview quality is much improved
  • Wallpaper preview for tile/centre is now correct
  • Flickr image downloading issue has been resolved
  • DisplayFusionCommand now works from a Scheduled Task in Windows 8
  • Windows 8 taskbar improvements (better Metro app detection, less flickering)
  • Alt+Tab handler order issues have been fixed
  • Multiple Wallpaper windows are prevented from opening now
  • Taskbar icon rendering improvements
  • Resolved an issue that caused the trial reminder to constantly appear
  • Taskbar time zones now work correctly
  • Middle-click Google Chrome min/max/close buttons now moves the window correctly
  • Settings backup and restore improvements
  • General performance and compatibility improvements

v4.2 • October 23, 2012

  • Change: Hold 'shift' while middle-clicking to move a window to previous monitor instead of the next monitor
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Enable custom Alt+Tab Handler
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Disable Wallpaper History
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Adjust taskbar shortcut gap size
  • Change: New Advanced Setting: Ignore Monitors (specify monitors that DisplayFusion should ignore for things like 'move to next monitor')
  • Change: For Administrators: Previously enabled settings no longer get disabled when tabs are hidden by admin/group policy. The settings on hidden tabs will need to be specifically disabled using the other policies.
  • Fix: Windows 8 compatiblity and performance improvements
  • Fix: General UI, compatiblity and performance improvements for all versions of Windows
  • Fix: Taskbar start button no longer overlaps shortcuts in some situations
  • Fix: Taskbar shortcuts without icons can now be un-pinned by right-clicking on them
  • Fix: Resolved some taskbar button combining issues (Chrome, Git)
  • Fix: Taskbar compatibility improvements (FTP Rush, Transmission Remote GUI... etc)
  • Fix: Resolved some taskbar WindowBlinds issues
  • Fix: TitleBar Button compatibility improvements (Office 2013, Visual Studio 2012... etc)
  • Fix: Hanging issues at shutdown are resolved
  • Fix: Window scaling issues have been resolved on lower resolution monitors
  • Fix: "Download with DisplayFusion" from WallpaperFusion now looks correct with portrait monitors
  • Fix: Windows no longer return quickly to their old position when being moved with the Functions (only affected a few apps)
  • Fix: Improved Window Location detection/response
  • Fix: Resolved some application hooking issues
  • Fix: Windows Location compatibility improvements
  • Fix: Resolved issues related to high-contract themes
  • Fix: MMO launchers no longer crash when hooked (CO, STO... etc)
  • Fix: Transparency Functions now work as expected on more windows
  • Fix: sys-boottime wallpaper tag now uses regional formatting for long date
  • Fix: Window Location wildcard rules no longer affect overlay windows or Screen Saver windows

v4.1 • August 15, 2012

  • Fully tested and supported on Windows 8
  • Taskbars now support combining of pinned and running buttons to match the Windows 7/8 Taskbar (can be disabled)
  • HotKeys and TitleBar Buttons features have been combined and renamed to Functions
  • New Functions for window and monitor mirroring, highlighting windows with a coloured border, moving a window to the current monitor, and more
  • New Function for preventing most full screen game windows from deactivating on mouse-out or Alt+Tab (must be used in a Window Location rule)
  • DisplayFusion Photos Screen Saver has new customizable settings, including the delay between images
  • Desktop Icon Profiles can now be linked to Monitor Profiles for automatic loading
  • Desktop Icon Profiles can now be assigned to HotKeys or TitleBar Buttons
  • Added a "Use the same Image on each Monitor" wallpaper background mode
  • Window Location rules now allow you to choose "Current Monitor" instead of a specific monitor
  • New Advanced Setting to force DisplayFusion to ignore sub-folders when using the random wallpaper changer
  • Resolved some Monitor Configuration issues
  • New admin settings to disable the "Check for Updates" and "Internet Connection Settings" buttons
  • 27 languages bundled
  • Many other bug fixes, performance, and stability improvements
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