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November 14, 2013

Disk Recon 5.0 released

Finally after three years we present a brand new major release of Disk Recon.
Although it looks almost the same as before, it has been reworked completely. As a developer i find it an invaluable tool myself and it makes my life a lot easier.

Here's a list of the major changes:

- (changed) Upgraded Development Environment
- (changed) Upgraded Shell Components
- (changed) System Font used
- (changed) Fully Unicode enabled
- (changed) better UI display for large fonts (higher DPI)
- ( added ) Bulk Replace in Files
- ( added ) Zebra striping in multiple grids
- ( added ) Option added to display only unique matched strings in regex search

November 14, 2013

Magnifixer 3.4 released

A small update for magnifixer. It just looks a bit better on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

November 13, 2013

Mousotron 9.1 released

This is a small update where the UI font of the options screen was updated to look better on Windows 7 and Windows 8. I also fixed the upload version number, which was still set to 8.2 in version 9.0

November 13, 2013

ColorMania 4.1 released

This is a small update where the UI font of the options screen was updated to look better on Windows 7 and Windows 8. There are now two extra buttons on the screen to undo or redo the last color changes. This feature was already available through the right-click menu, but now it's easier to do so right from the screen.
Another feature that was added is the possibility to find the closest HTML color. To do so you can right-click the HTML color combobox and select 'Find closest Color'.

October 23, 2013

Mousotron 9.0 released

This new version has several improvements. The most important one is that Mousotron now includes an idle time counter, which gives you an indication of how long you've actually worked on your computer. Another request was to start Mousotron minimized so it would be less intrusive. We added this option, but it is off by default.
A few more improvements were made to make our mouse meter better.

May 9, 2013

X-Fonter 7.5.4 released

Another new version from our font manager X-Fonter.
A few more small improvements were included.

April 28, 2013

Flashtray 5.0 released

After a long silence Flashtray is back with a new release.
We never stopped using it, but we made it more compliant to current standards.
A few tweaks to the configuration window make it easier to work with.

March 22, 2013

Colormania 4.0

We upgraded Colormania to our newest development environment and ironed out some small user interface issues.

December 29, 2012

X-Fonter 7.5.3 released

Another new version from our font manager X-Fonter.
A few more small improvements were included.

November 27, 2012

Three new releases in one day

We had a busy day. Three new freeware releases were planned.
- Magnifixer 3.1 : our screen magnifier.
- Mousotron 8.1 : our mouse and keyboard counter.
- ColorMania 3.3 : our colour picker.

Most changes were small enhancements, but a few errors were fixed as well. So if you use any of these programs, we strongly recommend upgrading to the latest version.

September 22, 2012

X-Fonter 7.5.2 released

Another release from our flagship X-Fonter.
Font handling logic has been modified to handle one specific special case.
We also changed some screens to make them look more uniform.

September 10, 2012

Mousotron 8.0 released

Some new counters were added. Well, they're not really counters, but the X and Y coordinates.
We also changed the look of Mousotron and got rid of the moving background colors.

January 23, 2012

X-Fonter 7.4 released

We're proud to release our next version of X-Fonter.
The most important new feature is that you can now enter custom tags for your fonts.
This allows you to identify a font much easier. These tags are also supported in the font filters.

Additionally a few issues were improved or fixed.

January 13, 2012

Magnifixer 3.1 released

A new version with a few interface improvements.

November 8, 2011

Mousotron 7.0 released

The systemwide hooks were rewritten so they can't cause any more problems.
A few more improvements were made to make Mousotron run much smoother than before.

August 29, 2011

ColorMania 3.2 released

A new version was released with a minor bugfix.
Palette colors are now automatically saved and restored. This feature was accidentally disabled in one of the previous versions.

July 25, 2011

ColorMania 3.1 released

The HSL colorspace was added on request by our userbase.
We also fixed the CMYK calculation.

May 25, 2011

X-Fonter 7.3 released

New version released with important updates.
The highlights of this version are :
- Improved responsiveness especially when scanning large folders or drives
- Loaded fonts from non windows folder are now identified in 'Installed/Loaded' tab(when they are loaded by X-Fonter)
- New 'working/busy' icon that displays better on all windows versions
- Several internal lists sorted differently for better performance
- Better identification of fonts in special circumstances

These improvements will surely make it easier for you to handle your font collection.

March 29, 2011

X-Fonter 7.2 released

New version released with important updates.
The highlights of this version are :
- new filters added (system fonts, collections)
- system font list updated (win7 + office)
- custom colors for system fonts
- Better keyboard control.
- Improved registry handling.

Februari 2, 2011

Mousotron 6.1 released

- Distances longer than 100 km or miles are now displayed correctly
- Check for upgrade added
- Mousotron is no longer visible in taskbar (only in tray icon)
- Some translations were changed
- doubleclicking the tray icon will show/hide the counters

Februari 1, 2011

X-Fonter 7.1 released

Again we give you a new version of X-Fonter with new features, and many improvements.
The highlights of this version are :
- better 64-bit support
- loading and installing are much more stable
- Duplicate Font finder for Truetype/Opentype added
- Unicode data updated to latest version.

If you're already using X-Fonter you can download this version for a better experience.
If you're not, try it out and you'll be amazed.

December 6, 2010

X-Fonter 7.0 released

After a long time of silence about X-Fonter, we're back with a new release of our Font Manager.
This version has a few new features and a lot of improvements, adding to the stability of the program in general

We decided to keep the price the same as before so everybody can enjoy this program for an affordable price.
Also, we're committing ourself to releasing new versions more frequently.

October 6, 2010

Magnifixer 3.0 released

We noticed performance issues on Vista and Win7 so we fixed them.
Some additional hotkeys were added that make working with Magnifixer easier

Even with these improvements, Magnifixer is still free.

Jul 3, 2010

Disk Recon 4.5 released

A few problems were solved in this version :
- ( fixed ) Output to Files problem fixed
- ( fixed ) Sorting bug fixed (introduced in previous version)

Jun 1, 2010

Texefex 3.2 released

Changes in this new version :
- Autogenerate Option added
- small fixes implemented
- Upgraded ColorMania dialog
- HTML and BBCode is generated when the HTML or BBCode tab is selected
- Interface layout changes

April 28, 2010

Disk Recon 4.4 released

This new version includes better support for NTFS encrypted files.
Encrypted files are now also displayed in green color.
Also the filter capabilities have been enhanced to allow filtering on encrypted files.

Februari 23, 2010

Disk Recon 4.3 released

3 improvements were made in this version :
- ( fixed ) Empty File Filter caused access violation in some cases
- (changed) Registration process improved
- (changed) Improved behavior of right-click popups

Februari 21, 2010

Mousotron 6.0 released

This version fixes a compatibility issue with Windows 7

August 25, 2009

ColorMania 3.0 released

New release with 2 interesting features (as suggested by Reggie)
- accepts 'enter' key when manually entering a color code.
- new undo-redo functionality (10 levels deep)

August 25, 2009

Disk Recon 4.2 released

2 important changes this time :
- duplicates are no longer displayed if they point to the same physical path (virtual folders)
- an issue with file processing was fixed that caused some files not to be found.

June 13, 2009

Disk Recon 4.1 released

Change list :
- ( added ) File Date statistics added
- ( added ) Largest Files statistics added
- ( added ) Command Line Parameters added for scheduling
- (changed) Shell integration improved for Unicode filenames
- ( fixed ) Sorting on Creation Date and Access Date fixed in File Search tabs
- ( fixed ) Sorting on Date fields added in 'Change Attributes' screen
- ( fixed ) Resources error fixed (Stability)
- ( fixed ) Error deleting files fixed

December 18, 2008

Magnifixer 2.2 released

Besides tracking the mouse cursor, Magnifixer now also has the option to magnify a fixed location on the screen.
On Win XP, the Magnifixer window has become transparent, so it won't magnify itself.

November 1, 2008

ColorMania 2.7 Released

User feedback made us tweak ColorMania a little bit.The performance of the magnifier screen was improved and also the colorwheel drawing was optimized.

September 30, 2008

X-Fonter 6.4 released

A bit later than planned, but the best font manager available today even got better.

This release is a free upgrade to registered users of X-Fonter 6.

A free trial version of X-Fonter 6.4 can be downloaded here

August 3, 2008

Disk Recon 4.0 released

A major workover was done for this new major release of Disk Recon. All areas have been improved.The biggest change is that Disk Recon now fully supports unicode filenames.

June 3, 2008

Magnifixer 2.1 released

Magnifixer has been improved again.
The annoying cursor flicker has been removed and all cursors are now displayed correctly and at the correct location.
Another improvement we added is a higher refresh frequency (30 times/sec)

Januari 28, 2008

ColorMania 2.6 Released

ColorMania was tweaked just a little more.We still offer it to you without any charge. :-)

Januari 27, 2008

Magnifixer 2.0 released

We bring you a brand new release of Magnifixer.
Version 2.0 of Magnifixer offers a few improvements. More details can be found in the release history.

Sep 27, 2007

X-Fonter 6.3 Released

A few more improvements were made to X-Fonter 6.3

version 6.3 : released September 2007
- ( added ) Unicode character map printing (+ Character range selection)
- ( fixed ) Misc small improvements

Sep 9, 2007

Disk Recon 3.4 released

What's new in this version :
- ( fixed ) Multiple folder dialog bug fixed.
- (changed) Rename Functionality improved.
- (changed) General dialog layout improved.

This is a free upgrade for all registered Disk Recon users.

July 3, 2007

Magnifixer 1.6 released

The last month we had 2 new releases of Magnifixer, our screen magnifier utility.

In version 1.5 a bug was fixed, so now the magnification level is correctly stored and restored.
In the brand new version 1.6 we added support for dual monitor systems.

Magnifixer is mentioned in the forthcoming book 'Windows developer Power Tools'.

May 20, 2007

Disk Recon 3.3 released

What's new in this version :
- ( fixed ) Bug on empty start folder fixed.
- ( fixed ) Sort popup in browse window removed
- ( fixed ) Check for MS Excel installation before Excel Dump
- ( added ) Reporting in TXT, CSV and XML formats.
- (changed) Better chart behaviour in 'Folder Sizes'

This is a free upgrade for all registered Disk Recon users.

Feb 16, 2007

X-Fonter 6.2 Released

A few more improvements were made to X-Fonter 6.2

version 6.2 : released Februari 2007
- ( fixed ) 'Select All' bug fixed in browse/collection tab
- ( fixed ) Unicode character map shows correct character information
- ( fixed ) Fonts could appear twice in browse tab
- ( fixed ) Constraint violation fixed.
- ( added ) Character Detail view added in ASCII and Unicode Charmap
- ( added ) Favorite font folders added

Jan 6, 2007

Disk Recon 3.2 released

This new version not only works better, it also looks smoother with it's new graphical interface elements, making the data easier to understand.

Here's an overview of the changes in this version :
- ( fixed ) Duplicate Files : read-only files can now be deleted.
- ( fixed ) Duplicate Search bug
- ( fixed ) Sorting on wasted size in Foldersize Tree fixed.
- ( added ) Copy or Move files from Search Result tab.
- ( added ) File Rename from Search Result tab.
- ( added ) File Attribute Changer from Search Result tab.
- (changed) Reporting improved.
- (changed) Drive Usage Grid modified

Sep 9, 2006

Texefex 3.1 released

A new text effect was recently added to Texefex and also the user interface has gotten a few improvements.

If you want to create stunning color effects with simple text for your website, emails or presentations, Texefex is what you're looking for. Download the free trial now and see for yourself.

This new version is a free update to all registered users.

Aug 22, 2006

X-Fonter 6.1 released

X-Fonter, the flagship of our products has been upgraded once more with this release.A few things have been added and a few things have been improved, so it's well worth the download.

If you have 100 or 10000 fonts, X-Fonter will make it a lot easier to find the font you need.

Registered users of version 6.0 will get a free upgrade to this version and registered users of older versions can upgrade for only $15.00.

June 24, 2006

Magnifixer 1.4 released

Blacksun Software is proud to announce Magnifixer 1.4, our super screen magnifier utility.
A few new enhancements were made that makes Magnifixer even better and easier to use.

Magnifixer is mentioned in the forthcoming book 'Windows developer Power Tools'.

Magnifixer is still freeware so go ahead and use it.

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