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New Release: 3.0.0 Beta 1
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Good afternoon everyone,

Today I have something quite exciting ready for all the beta testers.

The latest beta contains a lot of changes, including a brand new modern GUI,
as well as a new local cache feature to help speed up thumbnailing in various ways.

Honestly there are too many changes for me to list, so instead I will just add the highlights
to this post and then follow up by posting sections from the updated Readme file, to give some
more insight on how to use some of the new features.

Some old features have still yet to be re-added to the new GUI, but they will be soon enough.

Enjoy the new release! ;)


                     


[Icaros v.3.0.0 Beta 1 Highlights]
- [NEW] Brand new modern GUI with advanced customization
- [NEW] Icaros Cache: an internal cache to help speed up thumbnailing
- Dynamic localization of GUI and Icaros Property labels in Windows Explorer
- All settings are now edittable, even when Icaros is activated!
- UI is now resolution-independent, which allows better dpi awareness
- GUI will now save Window position, size and UI settings on exit
- Settings are now placed in appropriate pages
- Added thumbnail offset timestamp option
- It is now possible to register thumbnail provider and property handler seperately
- Added 4 different ways to add new thumbnail filetypes to Icaros:
  Default editting, Presets, Open File Dialog, and Drag n Drop; Last two automatically checks if the filetype is compatible with Icaros


Icaros 3.0.0 Beta 1 Installer: Download
Icaros 3.0.0 Beta 1 Portable: Download


If you wish to help out with translating Icaros to your language, be sure to check out the
'How to Translate Icaros' thread
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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win8.1-64bit
icaros clean install
icarosconfig.exe stopped working when launched

edit:
found the problem.
IcarosUICore.dll doesn't included in installer version.
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#3
Thanks for letting me know! I'll update the installer right away.
The installer was also missing the localization files.
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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#4
Alright, the installer has been updated. It should include all files now. 
Thanks balanyc!
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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(06-11-2015, 09:46 AM)Xanashi Wrote: Alright, the installer has been updated. It should include all files now. 
Thanks balanyc!

Absolutely beautiful redesign!

Thank you so much for your continued work on Icaros. It is severely under appreciated.
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#6
I love this. It's absolutely beautiful. It was different than I was expecting, but definitely no complaints. Your work is much appreciated!
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I  love this, especially thumbnail chache.

windows also have thumbnail cache. does this disable/remove it?
Does icaros remove thumbnails of deleted files from cache?
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Zulithe, djb247365, cengizhan,

Thank you all so much for the positive feedback. It really means a lot to me!
Without it, I can't help but feel like I'm just developing Icaros for myself, which isn't always the best motivation. :)
So it is really appreciated!

cengizhan, 

The internal (Icaros) cache doesn't replace the Windows Thumbnail Cache, but works more like a backup,
so if the Windows Cache suddenly loses one or more thumbnails which the user didn't want to lose,
then the Icaros Cache kicks in and regenerates these thumbnails instantly.

Using the 'Rebuild Cache' button allows you to 'clean up' the Icaros Cache, but be careful using it if you have 
dynamic caching enabled, because it may remove some of dynamically stored thumbnails due to a limitation in 
the lookup mechanism.

If you only use the indexer in IcarosConfig to add thumbnails to the internal cache then the 'Rebuild Cache' is a perfect option
to clean up unused entries from the cache.

The README file should contain more information about the new cache functionality. I will post sections from it to this thread soon. :)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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#9
Just updated the download links to include a full Russian localization (Thanks Ligre!).
Be sure to grab the new files if you need it. ;)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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#10
This crap crash my PC so i must recovery fix form CD boot to fix and start Windows 7 normally !. After install ADVANCED Codecs dla Windows 7/8 5.2.7 with Icaros 3.0 PC show my massive error screens and i have some big problem with this software- massive error and crashes and only icons .    

How install  Shark Advanced Codecs  WITHOUT Icaros 3.0 ?

So i can send error bug to Xanasi@gmail.com but my send me is not possible for me beacose:

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Wy you tested alfa or beta software for their own users.
Your users wnated STABLE AND NORMALLY WORKING SOFTWARE not a crapy shit alfa crash rubbish !!!!!!!!!!!!.

Quote:The application name that triggered the error: dllhost.exe, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bca54

The name of the module causing the error: IcarosCache.dll, Version: 2.9.9.301, timestamp: 0x55798ade
Exception code: 0xc0000005
The offset error: 0x00000000000107ca
Process ID causing the error: 0x1614
Hour run the application causing the error: 0x01d0a61909fd33c8
The application path causing the problem: C: \ Windows \ system32 \ dllhost.exe
The path of the module causing the error: C: \ Program Files \ Shark007 \ Tools \ 64-bit \ IcarosCache.dll
Report ID: 49589610-120c-11e5-9959-005056c00008
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System
Provider
[ Name]
Application Error

EventID 1000
[ Qualifiers] 0

Level 2
Task 100
Keywords 0x80000000000000
TimeCreated
[ SystemTime] 2015-06-13T20:39:29.000000000Z

EventRecordID 17511
Channel Application
Computer Home-Komputer
Security
EventData
DllHost.exe,6.1.7600.16385  4a5bca54  IcarosCache.dll  2.9.9.301  55798ade  c0000005  00000000000107ca  1614  01d0a61909fd33c8

C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe  C:\Program Files\Shark007\Tools\64-bit\IcarosCache.dll    49589610-120c-11e5-9959-005056c00008

Files with bug in attachment.

dllhost.exe.3592.dmp files: http://wyslijto.pl/plik/w9q5jryd31


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