File context menu integration. “Preview” and “Convert” operations are available.
Copy image to clipboard.
Mouse wheel support.
Customizable bytes skip on heuristic search.
Bug: memory leak on options dialog close.
0.9 beta (8/18/07)
Options dialog. Settings are stored in the INI file and are shared between all opened plugin windows (if you change settings they are applied to all windows).
Localization. Currently Russian and English languages are available.
Export to CompuServe GIF animation. Animation is not optimized.
Fullscreen view with resolution change to 640x480.
Fade from black imitation (disabled by default).
It is possible to preserve all skin contents (previously all unused files within skins were removed).
DeleteUnused=1 now when converting from kernels to “.bootscreen” by default.
The plugin integrates only Lister’s main menu by default. (E.g. the menu item may disappear in UniversalViewer.)
Loading the same file is not ignored, reload via F2 works now.
Bug: main menu item remained when switching to another plugin.
0.8 alpha (7/16/07)
Overlays (Pro/Home etc.) for “.bootscreen” skins and kernels are displayed according to the installed version of Windows. Windows XP Pro, Home, Media Center Edition, Tablet PC Edition, Server Family are detected.
Information from INI files are displayed and edited. Selected files can be swithed without closing of the dialog.
CHM help in Russian and English.
All supported skins can be converted to “.bootscreen”, “.bootskin” and “.tbs”. When converting from “.bootskin” palette indices are changed for minimum distortion.
Protection from “.tbs” can be removed.
Integration into Lister’s main menu. The BootView menu is also available as context menu (in quick view mode (Ctrl+Q) it is the only available.)
Support for INI parameter ClearAllOverlays in “.bootscreen”.
Comments in integer INI parameters are ignored (frequent for “.bootscreen”.)
Bug: stealing of focus when viewed on quick view panel for the first time.
Bug: loosing of focus (and inaccessibility of hot keys) when viewed after another plugin using the hot key “4”.
0.7 alpha (7/1/07)
“Wise” search for positions of palette and progress bar for all versions of Windows XP kernels.
Support for kernels “ntkrnlpa.exe” and “ntkrpamp.exe”.
0.6.1 alpha (6/30/07)
Automatic plugin installation.
0.6 alpha (6/30/07)
Full support for “.bootskin” and “.tbs” skin formats.
Support for kernel versions: XP.0 MP, XP.1106 SP, XP.2096 SP/MP, XP.2180 SP, XP.3093 SP/MP GDR/QFE, Vista.16386 SP.
Support for INI parameters ProgressBar, Screen, ProgressBarX, ProgressBarY, ProgressBarWidth (.bootskin), ProgressBarPosY (.tbs); sections Pictures (.bootscreen), Images (.tbs).
Support for simplified progress bar animation for “.bootskin”.
Accurate detection of kernel SP/MP versions by original filename in version info.
Uses zlib1.dll from the plugin folder.
Does not imitate system restrictions for “.bootskin”.
Extended support for formatting of INI (ignores redundant spaces and quotes.)
Ignores paths in archive formats (.bootscreen, .bootskin, .tbs).
Ignores the PrBarX parameter in “.bootscreen” (it is not supported by BootEditor and LogonUI & Boot Radomizer.)