MaxTo release history

Better than actual history.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
2.0.0-rc1 Beta

First release candidate for MaxTo 2.0.0.

  • Improvement Add tooltip in notification area. See issue #335.
  • Bug Fix application manifest for UI process (broken in beta.10).
  • Bug Add correct styling to buttons in the license component.
  • Bug Fix NullReferenceException on machines where UAC registry key is not present. Machines with this error will report that UAC is disabled, even though it may not be. See issue #337.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
2.0.0-beta10 Beta

This release fixes quite a few bugs, and should reduce memory usage.

  • Improvement All-over work on memory usage. Should expect this beta to use roughly 20% less memory than the previous beta.
  • Bug No longer crashes if you have a .NET Framework version older than 4.7.2, but instead shows a dialog directing you to the download page before exiting.
  • Bug Fix issue where compatibility shims would not get applied to 32-bit programs. See issue #266 relating to Mikrotik WinBox.
  • Bug Ignore Windows Search on Windows 10; window can no longer be moved by MaxTo. See issue #327.
  • Bug Commands would not check compatibility shims, and would try to work on ignored windows.
  • Bug Hides number of seats in license when the value is 0.
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Friday, January 25, 2019
2.0.0-beta9 Beta

This release fixes the most commonly reported bugs and crashes.

Important note: If MaxTo does not start after this update, please download and install .NET Framework 4.7.2. You can also uninstall MaxTo and re-install this version from our website.

  • Bug Fix issue with windows growing in size due to different DPI on monitors.
  • Bug Fix logic in move command, where moving a window wouldn't work. See issue #318.
  • Bug Fix crash when a recipe without an assigned hotkey exists in the configuration.
  • Bug Fix crash when unregistering hotkeys (experienced when disabling MaxTo).
  • Bug Fix issue where UI writes empty strings into configuration. See issue #300.
  • Bug Fix issue where MaxTo could not manipulate virtual desktops on Windows 10 version 1803.
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Friday, January 18, 2019
2.0.0-beta8 Beta

This is purely a bug fix release that attempts to fix the most common crashes experienced by end users.

  • Bug Fix issue where ingredient arguments were apparently not loaded into UI. See issue #308.
  • Bug Fix issue that left an un-elevated core process run when MaxTo was supposed to run elevated.
  • Bug Fix issue locating upper-case uncategorized commands.
  • Bug Fix issue where recipes (and other configuration) did not apply immediately. See issue #317.
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
2.0.0-beta7 Beta

The release has focused mainly on fixing crashing bugs.

  • Improvement move command now supports moving a window to a different monitor, while keeping dimensions. See issue #313.
  • Improvement Add a new Server process that is only responsible for maintaining the communication channel between the MaxTo processes. This should provide better stability whenever there is an exception in the Core process.
  • Bug Fix crash when crash marker file was locked.
  • Bug Fix persistent crash on Windows 7 in UI process.
  • Bug Fix crash when trying to show log file (bug introduced in beta.6).
  • Bug Fix crash "Only part of a ReadProcessMemory or WriteProcessMemory request was completed".
  • Bug Fix crash caused by cross-thread access to internal state. This crash would appear in the logs as a NullReferenceException.
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
2.0.0-beta6 Beta
  • Improvement Add new default recipe: "Maximize to monitor" (Ctrl+Windows+NumPad9)
  • Bug Fix broken "Keep changes" experience after editing recipe ingredients.
  • Bug Fix broken translations. Non-translated text now falls back to English.
  • Bug Fix Alt+F4 keypress in Change regions editor.
  • Bug Add some missing translatable strings.
  • Bug Fix crash due to duplicate recipe names.
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Friday, December 14, 2018
2.0.0-beta5 Beta

Mostly more bug fixes.

  • Improvement Nicer warnings and info boxes.
  • Improvement Shows hotkey conflicts in the user interface. See issue #302.
  • Improvement Changed order of settings pages.
  • Bug Fix "MaxTo won't start" when it wasn't running. See issue #304.
  • Bug CLI now shows help when called without arguments. See issue #297.
  • Bug Fix crash when config contains unparsable hotkeys. See issue #298.
  • Bug Fix crash on exit due to bug in virtual desktop library.
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Thursday, December 6, 2018
2.0.0-beta4 Beta

Even more bug fixes.

  • Feature ZIP file package now available.
  • Improvement Adds notice when trying to use legacy license codes.
  • Improvement Adds notice about translations when choosing a language.
  • Improvement Now uses rolling log files, which rotate daily and keeps 7 days worth of logs.
  • Bug Fix hard to read settings window on dark backgrounds. See issue #285.
  • Bug Fix crash when changing keyboard shortcuts. See issue #278.
  • Bug Fix CLI not in path. See issue #290.
  • Bug Reported crash when using elevated mode. See issue #296.
  • Bug Fix crash when started and an instance is already running. See issue #295.
  • Bug Prevent loading configuration twice when it is changed.
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Friday, November 16, 2018
2.0.0-beta3 Beta

Lots of bug fixes thanks to all the issues you've found.

  • Feature You can now switch off window transparency when dragging windows. See issue #264.
  • Improvement Show error message after a crash the next time MaxTo starts.
  • Improvement Allow regular maximize on undivided monitors. See issue #263.
  • Bug No longer crashes on startup for registered hotkeys. See issue #274.
  • Bug Don't crash when active regions for a monitor is set to null. See issue #282.
  • Bug Don't crash applying preset without a name. See issue #282.
  • Bug Don't crash if no Internet at startup. See issue #281.
  • Bug Don't crash when we cannot change the startup task. See issue #275.
  • Bug Don't allow double-opening Settings and Change regions windows.
  • Bug Don't list languages we don't actually support.
  • Bug Actually include translations in setup. D'oh.
  • Bug Don't move windows when in move command when direction is set to none. See issue #255.
  • Bug Fix crash when reporting specific exceptions to Raygun.
  • Bug Allow searching for monitors by their serial number in recipes. See issue #263.
  • Bug Don't snap to shadow of the window that is moving. See issue #273.
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Monday, November 12, 2018
2.0.0-beta2 Beta

The second beta of MaxTo 2.0.0 is here. We've concentrated on fixing crashing bugs, but we've also enabled some new functionality. "Start on logon" is back, as is working window snapping.

  • Enable "Start on logon" feature
  • Enable window snapping. This feature has been improved greatly since previous releases, and will now only snap to visible window edges, and knows about the special way UWP windows are invisible even though the system says they are not. See issue #269.
  • Fix startup hang when UAC is enabled and elevation is denied. See issue #260, #250 and #236.
  • Fix communication bus issues (including faster startup).
  • Fix crash caused by unset region configuration.
  • Fix crash on Windows 8 when enumerating monitors.
  • Fix CLI crash when specifying unknown arguments.
  • Fix crash on some machines when copying text to clipboard.
  • Fix grouping of error reports.
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