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Thursday, 30. January 2020

Vividl

Bug Fixes for First Version

Version 0.1.1 (2020-01)

Thanks to user feedback, this new update fixes some bugs of the initial version of Vividl that could cause app crashes. Also, the used version of youtube-dl was updated to 2020.01.24 which fixes a few video extraction errors.

In detail, the changes to Vividl are:

  • Fixed: App crashes for failed fetches.
  • Fixed: Saving of settings in

Version 0.1.1 (2020-01)

Thanks to user feedback, this new update fixes some bugs of the initial version of Vividl that could cause app crashes. Also, the used version of youtube-dl was updated to 2020.01.24 which fixes a few video extraction errors.

In detail, the changes to Vividl are:

  • Fixed: App crashes for failed fetches.
  • Fixed: Saving of settings in portable version.
  • Fixed: Tooltip labeling.

Saturday, 18. January 2020

Vividl

Vividl Released

Vividl - Video Downloader for Windows

Vividl is a Windows app that lets you download videos from various websites, including YouTube.
It uses the popular program youtube-dl to extract videos from several hundred websites. Just copy a video URL,
paste it in Vividl and download the video in different qualities, convert it to other formats or to an audio track.
You can also manage the p

Vividl - Video Downloader for Windows

Vividl is a Windows app that lets you download videos from various websites, including YouTube.
It uses the popular program youtube-dl to extract videos from several hundred websites. Just copy a video URL,
paste it in Vividl and download the video in different qualities, convert it to other formats or to an audio track.
You can also manage the parallel download of multiple videos and retrieve additonal meta information using the simple UI.

Features

  • Download videos from all important websites with the help of youtube-dl
    (see all sites supported by youtube-dl)

  • Select between all provided download formats

  • Convert videos to MP4, AVI, WebM...

  • Extract audio track as MP3, M4A...

  • Download multiple videos in parallel

  • See additional information before downloading a video

  • Modern and powerful UI for Windows

Setup

Requirements

Vividl requires Windows 7 or newer and .NET Framework v.4.6.2 or higher.

Get Vividl

or

Feedback and Support

Please leave a feedback on SourceForge and recommend Vividl if you like it. Thank you!

Places to get help:

  • Ask on SourceForge (General help, ideas etc.)
  • Open an issue on GitHub (Bugs, feature requests etc.)

Tuesday, 07. January 2020

Screen Ruler

Version 0.4 of Screen Ruler Released

Version 0.4 (2020-01)

The first update of Screen Ruler in 2020 has just been released and is now available for download on SourceForge and Chocolatey.

What's new

Version 0.4 mainly adds more configuration options to existing features. For example, you can now configure the thickness of the ruler markings to use precise, one pixel wide markers. Also, you can configure the step size when re

Version 0.4 (2020-01)

The first update of Screen Ruler in 2020 has just been released and is now available for download on SourceForge and Chocolatey.

What's new

Version 0.4 mainly adds more configuration options to existing features. For example, you can now configure the thickness of the ruler markings to use precise, one pixel wide markers. Also, you can configure the step size when resizing the ruler tool using either the keyboard or the mouse. For all this, a new page was added to the settings window. In summary, the additions of this update are:

  • New: Configure marker thickness.
  • New: Configure size of resize/ move steps.
  • New: Minor: Tool tip and copy shortcut

Thursday, 02. January 2020

MPos

MPos Updated to Version 0.3

Version 0.3 (2020-01)

A new version of the MPos mouse coordinates app has just been released for download on SourceForge.

What's new

The new version adds a line to show the screen resolution of the current monitor. Also, you can now configure the shown data even easier from the top menu under View. The updates in detail are:

  • New: Added screen resolution of curren

Version 0.3 (2020-01)

A new version of the MPos mouse coordinates app has just been released for download on SourceForge.

What's new

The new version adds a line to show the screen resolution of the current monitor. Also, you can now configure the shown data even easier from the top menu under View. The updates in detail are:

  • New: Added screen resolution of current screen.
  • New: Re-show grabbed position data from log.
  • Changed: Added configuration of shown data to main menu.
  • Changed: Improved hotkey input.

Colora

Version 0.3 of Colora Released

Version 0.3 (2020-01)

The new year starts with a new update for Colora. The newly released version 0.3 brings some visual improvements and useful new features and is now available for download on SourceForge and Chocolatey.

What's new

Starting with this new version, the UI of Colora gets some significant updates. Part of the modernizations are new toolbar icons, a nicer main menu and clea

Version 0.3 (2020-01)

The new year starts with a new update for Colora. The newly released version 0.3 brings some visual improvements and useful new features and is now available for download on SourceForge and Chocolatey.

What's new

Starting with this new version, the UI of Colora gets some significant updates. Part of the modernizations are new toolbar icons, a nicer main menu and cleaner UI buttons. All of this give the app a whole new look that will be further improved with the upcoming release.

On the functional side, Colora now supports sampling the average color of pixels from screen. This can be configured through Options -> Color Sampling Area.
Besides some other smaller feature improvements (described below), this version also adds a new settings window to allow the configuration of important parameters.

The changes in detail are:

  • New: Modernized UI icons and improved UI.
  • New: Pick average color of 3x3 or 5x5 pixels from screen.
  • New: Mode for RGB values between 0 and 1.
  • New: Settings window: adjust max. history length, palette window snapping.
  • Improved: Screen picker maximum zoom up to 10x.
  • Improved: Hot key configuration.
  • Changed: Ordering in main menu bar.
  • Fixed: Minor color history bug.

Friday, 27. September 2019

PinWin

PinWin Release and Reviews

PinWin Released for Download

The new desktop tool PinWin has been released on Sourceforge just recently. PinWin is a lightweight system tray utility that allows you to pin any window to be always on top of the screen by one click. You can choose the window to pin from a list in the system tray menu or by directly selecting it from screen. With its minimal setup, PinWin can run quietly in backgro

PinWin Released for Download

The new desktop tool PinWin has been released on Sourceforge just recently. PinWin is a lightweight system tray utility that allows you to pin any window to be always on top of the screen by one click. You can choose the window to pin from a list in the system tray menu or by directly selecting it from screen. With its minimal setup, PinWin can run quietly in background until you need it.

Reviews

Some reviews made directly after release:

"A handy utility for anyone working with multiple files and apps"

(Softpedia.com)

"PinWin is an easy recommendation"

(Rockybytes.com)

Saturday, 13. July 2019

Screen Ruler

Screen Ruler Updated to Version 0.3

Version 0.3 (2019-07)

A new version of Screen Ruler (v.0.3) has been released today and is now available for download on Sourceforge.

What's new

Version 0.3 introduces a few useful new features, of which some are based on user feedback. First, you can now use Screen Ruler to measure the size of windows on the screen automatically. Just press 'Z' or the corresponding context menu item and

Version 0.3 (2019-07)

A new version of Screen Ruler (v.0.3) has been released today and is now available for download on Sourceforge.

What's new

Version 0.3 introduces a few useful new features, of which some are based on user feedback. First, you can now use Screen Ruler to measure the size of windows on the screen automatically. Just press 'Z' or the corresponding context menu item and use the cursor to select one window to measure. Second, the option to measure lengths relative to the width or height of the screen is added by providing a new measuring unit 'Percent'. Additionally, there are some smaller changes. In detail, all changes of this version are:

  • New: Select a window from screen to measure it automatically.
  • New: Measuring unit: percentage of screen width/ height.
  • New: Fast resizing with mouse wheel.
  • Changed: Switched shortcuts for resizing and moving (!).
  • Fixed: Unclear menu label.

Friday, 05. April 2019

Colora

Install Colora from Chocolatey

Colora now is also available from the Chocolatey package manager for Windows (chocolatey.org).
To install Colora with Chocolatey, simply type:

choco install colora

Colora now is also available from the Chocolatey package manager for Windows (https://chocolatey.org).
To install Colora with Chocolatey, simply type:

choco install colora

Monday, 14. January 2019

Screen Ruler

Install Screen Ruler from Chocolatey

Screen Ruler is now also available through the Chocolatey package manager for Windows (chocolatey.org/).
To install it from there, simply type:

choco install screenruler

Screen Ruler is now also available through the Chocolatey package manager for Windows (https://chocolatey.org/).
To install it from there, simply type:

choco install screenruler

Saturday, 12. January 2019

Colora

Colora Updated to Version 0.2

A new version of Colora has been released today and is now available for download from Sourceforge. The source code, as always, is available on GitHub.

What's new

Version 0.2 mainly adds some minor features improving the usability. It also fixes a few bugs. The changes in detail are:

v.0.2 (2019-01)
  • New: Change shortcut for picking colors.
  • New: More conf

A new version of Colora has been released today and is now available for download from Sourceforge. The source code, as always, is available on GitHub.

What's new

Version 0.2 mainly adds some minor features improving the usability. It also fixes a few bugs. The changes in detail are:

v.0.2 (2019-01)

  • New: Change shortcut for picking colors.
  • New: More configurable UI: Show/ Hide icon bar and color history.
  • New: Delete single colors from history.
  • New/Fixed: Set color from CMYK, fixed bug with CMYK.
  • Fixed: App crashes with negative screen coordinates.

Sunday, 08. April 2018

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