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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.

Display Changer II 1.3.3 Released

This version adds two new switches that can be used to modify the -configure switch: -force and -no-optimize. These can be useful in situations where the video driver needs to be explicitly reset or you don’t want Windows to try and optimize the configuration process. There is also some additional error-checking when reading and writing files. The usage information is now displayed only when nothing is passed on the command line.

Display Changer II 1.2.1 Released

This update fixes an issue with multiple video cards. It adds an -active switch for storing current configurations. There’s a new -list switch to display available resolutions and a -debug switch to aid in troubleshooting.

Display Changer II 1.0.5 Released

This update fixes an issue with switching between extended mode, cloned mode, and a mixture of the two in a three-monitor configuration.

Display Changer II 1.0.4 Released

This version fixes the issue with adding a monitor to a configuration.

Display Changer II 1.0.3 Issue Adding Monitor

It seems that the latest version of DC II has some problems adding a monitor to a configuration. I’m looking into it. Sometimes, using the -extend or -secondary switch will make it work. I’ll post a fix as soon as I can.

Display Changer II 1.0.3

This update fixes an issue with cloning and extending your display configuration. I’ve also added support for selecting only the PC screen or only the secondary screen (like switching between your laptop and the projector or PC and TV).

Display Changer II Coming

Display Changer II uses the new APIs in Windows 7 (and later) to configure displays. It includes support for cloning displays and uses configuration files instead of switches for resolution settings. The alpha release will be published this week.