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Rainmeter 2.0 Unleashed
Announcing Rainmeter 2.0
Two years ago, an abandoned, virtually unknown piece of open-source software was suddenly embraced by a small team of designers and programmers with a vision of its potential. Since then, Rainmeter has become the premier desktop customizing platform for Windows PCs, and with over 3 million downloads*, its passionate and supportive user community is growing by the day. The result is a gallery of hundreds of creative skins, gadgets and plugins, and an app that just keeps getting better.
To commemorate the second anniversary of Rainmeter's "rebirth," we've decided to surprise our users with the big jump to 2.0. A whole-number jump may not mean much at Google anymore, but it's still a big deal for us. Here's the gist of what Rainmeter users can expect:
    * Adding new skins is easier than ever. Rainmeter can now recognize and install downloaded skins automatically in just a few clicks. It'll even make a backup if you're copying over an old vers
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Kaelri
Michael Engard
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United States
Current Residence: New York
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium x64
MP3 player of choice: iPod Classic
Personal Quote: "If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do."
It's been one week since the release of Enigma v4, and I wanted to take stock of our numbers, for those who are interested in such egotistical things.

By the end of today, about 7,000 users will have downloaded version 4 from deviantArt. Another 1,700 from the mirror on Customize.org. But the overwhelming majority will have come directly from the source repository on GitHub: 22,000.

This was a really stunning revelation to me. I have always assumed that deviantArt accounted for the bulk of our user base. The numbers, however, suggest that a good many of you are getting Enigma through either the official website, or through Rainmeter.net, where we are privileged to have Enigma listed as a "featured" suite.

I consider both of these to be good news, and I hope that it will lead more Rainmeter users to GitHib. I honestly didn't know what GitHub was all about until Smurfier roped me into moving the Enigma source code there. But in the two months since then, I have been thoroughly impressed by both its ease of use and by the powerful project management tools that it has to offer. A Rainmeter suite may not be anything like, say, Linux in terms of size and complexity. But it's been a pleasant surprise to discover that the same tools are not only relevant, but also accessible for a project in our class. If you're interested in sharing your Rainmeter code and concepts with others, or collaborating on a big skin project, I really encourage you to give GitHub a try.

Circling back to the numbers: Enigma 3.1 had about 170,000 downloads from deviantArt in the year since its release. Unfortunately, I had no way of tracking downloads from my domain before switching to GitHub. But since I've done little to no new advertising since 3.1, we can assume that the proportions were similar, which means that the total propagation of 3.1 was probably in the neighborhood of 770,000. I don't think there's any way to end this post without thanking everyone who's given their support to this project, and hope this wind stays at our backs. :)

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gabischuster Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2017  Professional Filmographer
very nice work...
maybe you enjoy this...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UtF4-…
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Eonity Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015   General Artist
Are you still around?
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dennisalma09 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015
I have the same problem, but the skin are cool
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ehicks5822 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015
I can't seem to download anything from this site. I hit the download button and nothing... What gives?
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QCC-Art Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ever visited the QCC Art Gallery in Bayside, Queens?

qcc-art.deviantart.com/
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gunturcakrabhumi Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Sir can you upload visage1.0.zip on other file hoster please? I can't download it from github (security issue when download from cloud.github.com)
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Lludu Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
Is there anyway you can make your Enigma Notes meter  standalone?  I love the Notes meter itself (With options of multiple tabs/pages).  However I would like to be able to recolor / reshade the background hover.  With all the calls back to other scripts in the Note.ini file its very confusing to edit this. 

Please make it stand alone! It is a wonderful note tool!
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hysteria27 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hai Kaelri, your Transition.lua script is very useful. I'm wondering if there's can be change the color option too..
I've checked your script, I try to modify it, but I can't figured how to do that Waaaah! 
Would you like to create that one? Sweating a little... 
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hysteria27 Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Ok, now I know how to do that. Sure with variable that I don't know before Sweating a little...
Thanks Kaelri, you're the best :)
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