Bug Fix MaxTo not working properly with Chromium based applications, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Teams, Slack, etc. This regression was introduced in 2.1.1. See issues #657, #667, #666 and #663.
Bug Fix windows not becoming transparent the first time they are dragged.
Bug Fix crash when license server responds in unexpected ways (5 instances).
Bug Fix crash on startup caused by tooltip being set at the wrong time (4 instances).
Bug Fix crash when ingredient sends back failure code without exception (3 instances).
Bug Fix issue where UI Automation would start producing a large number of exceptions in the background, causing MaxTo to use CPU continously. We've replaced UI Automation with relying on the hooks we already set.
This is a bug fix release that fixes the top 5 most common crashes and issues in version 2.1.0.
Improvement Saves recipes automatically after import. See issue #634.
Improvement Removes the transparency animation when dragging windows. Transparency now happens instantly. This was linked to the transparency being stuck. See issue #643.
Bug Fix inconsistent window argument editor. See issue #639.
Bug Fix crash when cancelling region change on multiple monitors. See issue #635.
Bug Fix unknown server error when validating license keys. This was caused by missing padding characters in the license keys, because when double-clicking a long string and copying it, Windows would not highlight the trailing padding characters.
Bug No longer allow MaxTo to subclass child windows. This affected e.g. MikroTik WinBox child windows causing crashes.
Bug Fix Chromium-based browsers being "restored" when exiting full-screen video. See issue #640.
Bug Fix NullReferenceException when starting de-elevated process.
Bug Fix ArgumentException when adding hotkeys during startup.
Bug Fix a crash that could occur when connecting to a machine via remote desktop.
Bug Configuration was automatically reset to default if it was unreadable or invalid JSON. Now it presents a dialog box instead.
MaxTo version 2.1 is a minor version bump, but a large update with lots of new functionality.
There are so many changes that this is an abbreviated list, containing only the most important
changes. Feel free to go back and check out our alpha and beta releases to see all the details.
Feature Multiple trigger support for recipes. You can now run a recipe when any of the follow events happen:
Details changed (monitor:changed)
Started (corresponds to Windows logon, maxto:started)
Regions changed (maxto:regions_changed)
Placed in region (window:placed)
Desktop locked (windows:locked)
Desktop unlocked (windows:unlocked)
Network events (filter by network name, adapter name and possible SSID)
Network connected (network:connected)
Network disconnected (network:disconnected)
Feature New commands for recipes:
Cycle through presets.
Expand/contract window to closest edge.
Cycle window positions, like WinSplit Revolution. Sponsored by Hexabit GmbH.
Move mouse cursor.
Fit windows to regions.
Set window transparency.
Set topmost window.
Open or close Maxto windows.
Feature New default recipes:
WinSplit Revolution keyboard shortcuts (Control+Alt+NumPad). Sponsored by Hexabit GmbH.
Expand (Windows+Control+NumPad arrows) and contract (Windows+Alt+NumPad arrows)
windows to nearest region, window or monitor edge.
Open MaxTo Settings window (Windows+Control+T).
Open Change regions (Windows+Control+R).
Opens region editor when creating a new virtual desktop.
Move window to next and previous virtual desktop (Windows+Control+Alt+Left and Right).
Feature Manage presets. You can now rename and delete presets.
Feature Passive mode. Its back. When in passive mode, windows are only maximized
to a region while holding Shift.
Feature Focus command can now set focus to a region instead of a window.
Improvement Much nicer argument editors for recipes:
File locator when selecting files.
Improved hotkey editor.
Copy an entire recipe for use on the command line.
Export recipe to file.
Import recipe from file.
Improvement Close MaxTo windows by hitting Escape.
Improvement Mouse back button now works with MaxTo's back button.
Improvement Allow launch command to skip launching if program is already running.
Improvement Improve automatic update support. You can now force an update check from the settings.
Bug Fixed a bug where MaxTo would cause Snip & Sketch to hang. See issue #386.
Bug Fixed a compatibility problem where Chromium browsers (such as Google Chrome, Edge and Brave browser) version 78 or later no longer worked with MaxTo. See issue #476.