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Preview background: Scottish Highlands by boysetsfire.

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Update: Enigma 4 Patch 1 (16 September 2012)

I've added some of the performance improvements and bug fixes made since the release of Enigma 4. Please check the Issues List to see which issues have been addressed. :)

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Update: Enigma 4 (7 August 2012)

It looks like I managed to beat the one-year anniversary of 3.1, if only by four days. :)

First, some news. One: I need to give special thanks to smurfier, who has been a huge help to me this cycle. Among many other things, he's contributed his latest features from LuaCalendar, and he's tightened up some of my code considerably. If you like what you see in Enigma 4, be sure to thank him.

Two: I've decided to jump on the Chrome bandwagon and simplify my version numbering. The next stable update will be Enigma 4. After that will be 5, 6, 7, etc. If I need to do patches, they'll still use decimals (e.g. 4.1, 4.2).

Three: the Enigma source code is now being hosted on GitHub. So if you want to see, test, and give feedback on new features before the beta, you can "Watch" the project page on GitHub and follow Enigma's development in real time. :)

Now, on to the new stuff. :)

A new tool lets you search for and set your weather code entirely from within Enigma.

Variants now work the way they used to: just right-click a skin and pick from the "Variants" menu. No more of that frustrating double-clicking on an invisible background.

Speaking of backgrounds, all skins now have a shadow that appears on mouseover. This makes it easier to grab skins and move them around.

All-new skins include Process, which shows your top Windows processes by CPU usage; a Reader variant for the taskbar; and a Volume variant for the sidebar.

Taskbar skins now automatically resize to fit their contents.

Many, many new options. The old options are smarter, too: you can now add your Gmail account with or without "", and Google Calendar feeds with or without "/basic". You can also right-click any individual option to restore the default.

The Calendar skin now lets you display your personal events from a local XML file. You can also choose to have the Google Calendar skin write an XML file with your upcoming appointments.

It's much easier to add new tabs to Notes and Reader. Instructions will be added to the FAQ in the near future (see below).

These are just the highlights. As always, you'll find a complete changelog in the release notes.

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Enigma is a featured "suite" for the Windows system monitoring application, Rainmeter. It's a library of desktop gadgets that you can choose from, arrange and configure however you want.

A neutral, minimalist design that goes well with a wide range of themes, wallpapers and color schemes.
Over 100 customization options in a user-friendly panel, no programming skills required.
Up to 7 variants for each skin, including "Sidebar" and "Taskbar" styles that stack neatly and snap together.
Support for "stylesheets" - third-party modification packages that completely change the look and feel of the entire suite. New stylesheets can be installed and turned on or off in seconds.
Three pre-made themes that fit your computer screen right out of the box.

Enigma also includes a full range of standard skins for a Rainmeter suite, including clocks and calendars that show your personal events; feed readers that support RSS, Atom, Gmail, Google Calendar and Remember The Milk; notepads; picture slideshows; media player controls and album art displays for over 16 players; application launchers and search engines; weather forecasts powered by Yahoo! Weather; and numerous system and network monitors, including CPU, RAM, volume, drive space, WiFi status, IP address, recycle bin state, and more.

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Enigma has been downloaded over 330,000 times alone, and over 2 million times bundled with Rainmeter, which chose Enigma as its default theme in 2009. It has been featured several times by Lifehacker, Windows Magazine and Computer Bild, and spent over two years as the #1 most popular work in deviantArt's Skins and Themes category.

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License & Credits

See here for a list of credits and license information for this software.

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Issues List
Forum Thread

Please don't post help requests on deviantArt. Use the forum thread instead. It really helps to keep everything in one place. :)

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For more information, visit the official website.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2009-02-25
Enigma by ~Kaelri If it wasn't for spinegrinder, I wouldn't have seen this. I can't believe I missed it. If you don't have this awesome suite, then I can't believe you either :p ( Suggested by MidnightExigent and Featured by mrrste )
Tonyjfx Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2019  New Deviant
great skin this wow
AkisP21 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  New Deviant
For those who are having problems with Yahoo weather, try the instructions on the following link to switch to Weather Channel and never worry about the weather skin any longer! Many thanks to eclectic-tech for cracking this problem!…
gregory2001 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2019
Thanks.  Can we do anything about the Sunrise and Sunset?
AkisP21 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2019  New Deviant
Once you get the right codes for your city in XXXX0000 format (i.e GRXX0004 for Athens, Greece), the sunrise and sunset will appear automatically!
gregory2001 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 18, 2019
I have the codes right - the Weather works fine.  The Sunrise and Sunset, though, are only showing "Rise" and "Set" - no time.  (Taskbar.)  Thanks.
gregory2001 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2018
The following was sent November 3, 2018.  Still no reply.


It looks like you have been showing up lately and I was just wondering if Enigma will be updated.  I'm sure you're aware Weather, etc. needs an overhaul.  

I still use what I can but have to use other skins to make up and it just isn't the same.

If not, what skins do you recommend?

maxhalcyon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2018  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Interface v2.0 (Enigma + Omnimo + Oblivion UI) by maxhalcyon
Interface v2.0 (Enigma + Omnimo + Oblivion UI)
Thanks a lot Kaelri for creating such a minimal Rainmeter skin that can blend to almost anything, including my Oblivion UI.
Hope that you can take a look at it and give some feedback.
yunglilbankroll Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2018
best rainmeter download ive seen by a mile. one question though, how would i go about resizing the sidebar? if its flush with the top of my screen? theres a gap about the width of the taskbar at the bottom between the sidebar and my taskbar, id like to have the sidebar be a solid bar down the side of my screen if possible
Ethereal-Ghostpop Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Where exactly can I download this? I love the futuristic look and it'd give my dull setup a little bit of a pick me up.
Kaelri Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018
Click the "Download" button at the top of this page!
ThunderYT39 Featured By Owner May 17, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
look at the right side of the screen that says "Download"
supercrispo Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018
One single word: AMAZING!
Can't go back to my sadly-normal desktop anymore now.

Thank you! 
Kaelri Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018
Thanks. :)
itchydonuts Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a particularly lovely layout.
Kaelri Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018
Thank you!
Danguy125 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 15, 2018
where can i have the background image you have? Also where do you find the big circle in the middle of your screen. one more thing, are you able to change the desktop icons?
ArzAngel Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2018
This is awesome :D
Thanks :D
DwellingCorpse Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2018
Anyone know how to change the Launcher Icon and link from Chrome to Firefox? I see the icon is an available option in the resource folder, but cannot figure out how to change it. 
Archael7 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2018
Anyone know how to add weather manually?
oddowl Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I followed the instruction, and the home weather works nicely now, thanks (except "windchill" still shows in Fahrenheit, haven't figured how to change it). The main problem though, is that other three world location ALL show my hometown now... Any idea how to configure each individual location also (for me it's quite important, because I'm in international business and I like to see what time of day and whether like when I call someone abroad)...
dmarbury Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2017
Like others have stated: a superb suite that sadly has lost most of its functionality. For example, weather and music being the two major/borderline essential pieces of the suite. I hope one day it will be restored to its former glory. One can dream, one can hope... for a better future for one's data rich desktop ; )
gregory2001 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2017
Music works fine.
dmarbury Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2018
Super helpful
MohamedSafwatQNB Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2017
Acidinmyfridge Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2017
can only agree, this is superb and excellent! love the neat and and clean design.
tetriser016 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This thing is superb and neat.

But I may appreciate it if you can add Unicode support to the RSS Reader skin?
anyaPaR Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017
Really amazing!
rjbottger Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2017
Nice work, would it be possible for you to make a couple of elements for this from the Yhaoo weather page? Specifically the wind & pressure and the sun and moon.
Gamerbiomek2 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2017   Digital Artist
love this skin Heart 
I would also like to have the name of the month on there too, if you could do that or tell me how that would be nice
ShutaStella Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2017
Does Enigma gallery still work? I can't seem to add any pictures. Either I forgot how to add pictures to it or there is something wrong with Rainmeter/Enigma.  
thongtran2910 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017
where can I find the clock in centre??? And where I can find the wallpaper? I really like it but i can't find it
KateKoneko Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
The clock is a separate skin. I found it over here: Arcs
CashSR Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2017  Student General Artist
that's really nice
PaladinPainter Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Professional Digital Artist

You did magnificent job  What? What?    

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r0xidesign Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2017  Student Artist
what soft use this ?? i want to use but i cant to open .rmskin
Bman409 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2017
xGerbil Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017
Amazing job! I just have one question, is there any way to resize some of the widgets? I just want to make the Notes widget a little smaller because I don't have much in there.
DubaiBunniesUAE Featured By Owner May 31, 2017
Amazing job!
ZaetaTheAstronaut Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
sadly alot of the widgets don't work
kekedasol Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2017
how can I use weather code finder? it doesn't work ! 
Pul53dr1v3r Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Try out this one too:…
yogimon2000 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017
Awesome theme thank you for sharing
MarianaRodriguez Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
How to install???
xGerbil Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017
Download by clicking the download button in the top right corner of this page. Once it is done downloading, go to your downloads folder and right click the file named "enigma_by_kaelri-d1ptasn" and click "Install Rainmeter Skin".
manimgoindowndown Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017
A nice 4k functional skin. This is how it should be, beautiful.
Chuachenegger Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017
Superb theme dude, congrats
amansharan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2017
How to use the music icon, it doesn't do anything!!!!.... Please help!!!!!!
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