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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 5.12:

  • Added support for loading image files with incorrect extensions.
  • Added options to disable metadata scans.
  • Added 2021 to filter preset years.
  • Added last database update time to desktop helper tooltip.
  • Video files are now skipped when video loader disabled.
  • Fixed disabled video loader causing hang on Windows 7.
  • Fixed display not changing after Direct2D failures.
  • Fixed random background colour sometimes changing after transition.
  • Fixed possible crash when drawing image copy background.

What's New in version 5.11:

  • Updating resizing system with new options and simpler alternative options.
  • Config, database and wallpaper files are now stored in 'AppData/Local/JPEG Saver' instead of 'AppData/Local' by default.
  • Multiple displays with staggered updates enabled now all display an image when JPEG Saver starts.
  • Added grille and grille rotate transitions.
  • Added confirmation before clearing database.
  • Made some of the transitions smoother by enabling sub-pixel positioning and antialiasing.

What's New in version 5.9:

  • Added keyboard remapping support.
  • Added pause, resume, jump backwards, jump forwards and audio volume controls for use during video playback. Made initial video image maintain same aspect ratio as video.
  • Added folder scan option to desktop helper.
  • Added comb transition. Reduced memory use during folder scan.
  • Fixed folder scan not resuming properly when stopped during update.

What's New in version 5.7.1:

  • Fixed bug that would make JPEG Saver crash when trying to display the size of a file that does not exist.
  • Fixed extra space showing after process info's '&'37;m' and '&'37;M' tokens and after image info's '&'37;s' token.

What's New in version 5.6.1:

  • Added found files count to “Finding images…” text. Fixed screensaver not progressing to the next image automatically. Fixed possible crash in DirectWrite text when Direct2D disabled. Fixed Direct2D primary screen window being stretched across other screens. Fixed config dialog started from double-click on desktop helper tray icon blocking Windows Explorer use until closed. Fixed transition preview window sometimes starting without an image.

What's New in version 5.6.0:

  • Added 2019 and 2020 to year filter presets. Added 4K and 8K resolutions to filter presets. Added tile slide and random tile slide transitions. Main dialog now selects the first enabled transition instead of the first in the list. Transition speed is now configured using percentages instead of fractions. Added random transition speed option. Added database integrity check on screensaver startup. Fixed 'Finding images…' text not fading out when first image is shown.

What's New in version 5.5.0:

  • Added option to stagger image updates for multiple displays.
  • Added option to enable transitions on multiple displays.
  • Added 'Windows main' as option for choosing primary display
  • Added 'Software only' debug option for Direct3D rendering.
  • Added 'c' keypress to turn text/clock items off and on.
  • Added box wipe, wipe left & right and wipe top & bottom transitions.
  • Added periodic folder rescanning.
  • Improved setting of image ratings.
  • Fixed crash when pausing during a transition.
  • Fixed dialog resizing between Folders and Items tabs.
  • Fixed block-based transitions ignoring speed setting.

What's New in version 5.3.0:

  • Added desktop helper process for more reliable interaction with the desktop. Added 'Now Playing' support for foobar2000, AIMP, Dopamine, MusicBee, Clementine, Spotify, Windows Media Player and Groove Music. Fixed transition speed slider not affecting preview window.

What's New in version 5.1.1:

  • Fixed crash when using shape skip and blank secondary monitors.
  • Fixed Direct3D screen randomly not advancing images.
  • Fixed images not advancing when secondary screens set to show previous image.
  • Fixed filtering by tag using '!=' not excluding only those images that have the tag set.
  • Fixed filter tree display not updating after filters edited. Updated screen mode code to make it fit better with DirectX 11.

What's New in version 5.1.0:

  • Replaced JasPer with OpenJPEG for loading JPEG-2000 images. Added stack and scattered transitions. Fixed 'Finding images' text not fading out when first image displayed. Improved animation timing for transitions.

What's New in version 5.0.0:

  • JPEG Saver 5 rewrites the graphics code again, this time using DirectX 11. This means that the DirectX 9 libraries do not need to be installed or updated with JPEG Saver, and also provides support for displaying transitions on any machine that supports the WARP device. This should be anything using Windows 7 or later, where DirectX 11 is installed as part of the operating system.

What's New in version 4.20.0:

  • JPEG Saver is now available in 32 or 64 bit versions. The installer has been changed to use Windows MSI files instead of self-executing. The style editor dialog is now resizeable. Added reset button to filters dialog to reload default set of presets.

What's new in version 4.12:

  • Added favourites support.
  • Added transition speed option.
  • Added shift, intersect, viewpoint, boxes, checker boxes and box turn transitions.
  • Fixed colour management not working.
  • Fixed change timer not restarting after transition aborted.
  • Fixed crash when loading broken PNG images.

What's new in version 4.11.2:

  • Improved list info item.
  • Fixed image loading stopping when same image picked twice in succession.
  • Fixed images being rotated unnecessarily when embedded EXIF thumbnail has orientation data.
  • Fixed config dialog being placed behind other windows after preview.
  • Made file selection modes not pick the same image twice in succession.

What's New in version 4.11.1:

  • Added preview button to dialog.
  • Added shutters transition.
  • Added desktop wallpaper file location to interactive options dialog.
  • Added scanburst option and made metadata scan less aggressive during input.

What's New in version 4.11:

  • Added maximum shape skip.
  • Added sequential mode toggle from screen saver.
  • Added two new transitions.
  • Added F1 help to dialogs.
  • Added width and height filters.
  • Added background metadata scan.
  • Fixed loading config file from non-boot drive.
  • Fixed sub-folders being deleted from database when higher level folder modified.

What's New in version 4.10.1:

  • Added cursor keys only interactive option.
  • Added two new transitions.
  • Added renaming of items.
  • Dialogs now open in centre of screen to avoid taskbar when not at bottom of screen.
  • Re-added skipping of bad images.
  • Fixed corrupt pixels appearing on some hardware.