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Display Changer II 1.5.3 Released

This version corrects a crash that can occur when creating a configuration file while interacting with the Control Panel’s Display Settings.

Timekeeper 1.62.1 Released

This release drops support for Windows Vista and updates the installer.

Display Changer II 1.5.2 Released

Fixed potential crash when using the -debug switch and there’s an invalid display mode.

Name Twister 2.0.7 Released

Name Twister 2.0.7 uses .NET Framework 4.6. No more prompts from Windows 10 to install .NET 3.5!

Display Changer II 1.5.1 Released

Display Changer II 1.5.1 adds more detail to an error message. If you’re using the original Display Changer on Windows 7 or later, you might want to take a look at Display Changer II to see if it has features that you need.

Alarm++ 8.0.13 Released

I’ve published Alarm++ 8.0.13. There is now a 64-bit edition as well as a 32-bit edition.

Display Changer II 1.5.0 Released

This version fixes the following switches: -clone, -extend, -primary, and -secondary.

Timekeeper 1.62 Released

This version removes the compatibility warning. The default value for “Transparent background” is now false because it doesn’t look very good on Windows 7. Translucency on Windows is handled better so there’s no need for it anyway.

Timekeeper 1.61.0 Released

This version of Timekeeper removes support for Windows XP themes and adds explicit support for Windows 7 and later (including 8 and 8.1). (This eliminates the compatibility warning on Windows 7 and later.) There’s a known issue with the new translucency Windows uses on the taskbar. Counterintuitively, if you disable Timekeeper’s transparent background and use a black background instead, it should be virtually transparent. If you use a color for the background, it will take on that hue (and will be translucent rather than solid).

Display Changer II 1.4.1 Released

This version fixes a defect I introduced when I added the -fullscreen switch. It prevented Display Changer II from running an application you passed on the command line if you didn’t also include the -fullscreen switch. I apologize for the oversight.