Rainmeter Résumé Vol.4New Rainmeter 101Rainmeter Résumé Vol.44 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A new improved Rainmeter 101 was released a few days ago. You can use it to search for help and getting started with Rainmeter. Step by step it explains you how to handle Rainmeter and all it's functions. At the end there are also some tutorials showing how to set up (mainly basic) skins. They don't leave out any detail. ↑click
Skin Of The Month
The suggestion time for November is over and passed the focus over to the voting. The poll at the forums will stay active for 14 days. After this time we will know wich skin is the most loved in November 2009. ↑click
Also the thread for the new December skin started this day. We are now open for suggestions. ↑click
Some of you active at the forums may have noticed the V.I.S.O.R for
Rainmeter Résumé Vol.2The new Rainmeter.Rainmeter Résumé Vol.24 years ago in Art Features More Like This
We all expected it for so long. Finally it is here. The new 1.1 version of Rainmeter is out and brings some really big and handy improvements along.
One of the major improvements are the dynamic variables. They allow you to use measures as variables. The ones who are already a bit into skinning know that this is a great improvement that will make many things much easier. Additionally a bang called !RainmeterSetVariable was added allowing you to change variables with a simple bang. Creating nice looking hover effects does not require more than one meter any longer.
The RainBrowser - we told you about it in the last résumé - is now included in Rainmeter as well as RainThemes. Both were created by ~jsmorley and you can run them from the Rainmeter tray menu.
One more improvement is that by 'quoting' images the aspectratio is now being reserved, so that no quality loss happens.
Furthermore Rainmeter can now use local fonts. That means that you don't h