MaxTo release history

Better than actual history.

Friday, December 17, 2010
  • Feature Windows snap to other windows, monitor edges and regions. Disabled by default.
  • Feature Can now resize console windows to their maximum size that will fit within a region (but will not exactly match regions if you are not extremely lucky).
  • Improvement If you choose to not download an update, you will not be notified again unless an even newer update is available.
  • Improvement Updates are no longer automatically downloaded. You will have to download them after you’ve been notified.
  • Improvement Focus mode can be toggled from the notification area popup menu.
  • Bug Region configuration now loads properly after a reinstall.
  • Bug Focus mode hangs on low-color RDP connections.
  • Bug Supposedly hidden windows no longer flashes for an instant when MaxTo is starting.
  • Bug Focus mode will not trigger automatically over a 8-bit color Remote Desktop Connection.
  • Bug Changing the regions now disables focus mode.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
  • Bug WinAMP maximizes properly through a new compatibility mode.
  • Bug Exiting the 64-bit subprocess is done more gracefully, with less opportunity for it to hang.
  • Bug Faster reaction when monitor working area changes (e.g. a toolbar or monitor is added).
  • Bug Better granularity for pushing updates (we can choose not to automatically update for point-releases).
  • Bug Fixes crash on loading certain corrupt configurations.
  • Bug Allows license codes with extra padding (spaces before or after).
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  • Bug Fixes license validation bug (if your license doesn’t validate, update).
  • Bug Fixes bug where Load and Save profiles doesn’t work.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
  • Feature Focus mode. Focus completely on one window, tuning all the other windows out.
  • Feature Minimize in region. Holding down the modifier key while minimizing a window will minimize all windows in that region.
  • Feature Drag’n‘maximize with previews. Dragging a window while holding the modifier key will maximize to the region where you drop it. MaxTo will also show you where the window will be maximized while you are dragging.
  • Improvement Double-clicking a profile in “Load profile” now loads the profile
  • Improvement Limits minimum region size to the smallest window size allowed by Windows.
  • Improvement More detailed crash reports if something goes wrong (mostly for our benefit).
  • Improvement MSI-based installer
  • Bug Fixes bugs with some very common applications (including Opera 10.50, Office 2007 and Photoshop CS4) where some windows wouldn’t display while MaxTo was running.
  • Bug Fixes a range of very rare crashing bugs reported through the crash reporter.
  • Bug Fixes bug with WinSCP that would cause crash
  • Bug 64-bit windows now maximize normally on non-divided monitors
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
  • Improvement Dragging a maximized window now restores the window’s original size.
  • Improvement Quickly bring background windows to the foreground in the region you are in using shortcut keys. Default is Alt+Ctrl+PageUp/PageDown.
  • Improvement You can now delete the profiles you have created yourself.
  • Improvement Ignore.xml, that allows you to define window classes that MaxTo should not move when moving using the shortcut keys.
  • Bug Fixes bug where registration information has to be reentered on upgrades.
  • Bug Fixes bug where regions on primary monitor were disabled on first boot when starting with Windows.
  • Bug Fixes rare crashing bug related to loading of configuration.
  • Bug MaxTo shortcut keys can no longer “maximize” the taskbar or sidebar gadgets.
  • Bug Fixes bug where “Fit all windows” might move windows that really shouldn’t be moved.
Friday, July 24, 2009
  • Improvement Monitors that only have one region will be unaffected by MaxTo (meaning windows will maximize normally on these monitors).

  • Improvement Immediate detection of screen resolution changes.

  • Improvement Approximate size shown when resizing regions.

  • Improvement Provides more informative error messages when:

  • Hooker-DLLs can not be found or are the wrong version

  • No web browser is present when web links are clicked.

  • Bug MaxTo will nag you less about registering, until the end of the trial period.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009
  • Bug Fixed crashing bug when internet connection was not present during start if automatic updates were enabled.
  • Bug Fixed crashing bug when trying to send crash report, if Internet connection is unavailable.
  • Bug Fixed crashing bug when entering wrong serial.
  • Bug Fixed bug where some settings where lost when other settings where changed at a later point.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
  • Bug Error parsing serial codes.
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
  • Improvement MaxTo is now a 30 day trial version by default, but will continue to work after 30 days have passed.
  • Improvement Support for saving your own profiles, so they can be loaded quickly.
  • Improvement New logo and website, that looks a bit better than the old one.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
  • Improvement Double-clicking the icon changes the regions
  • Bug Fixes bug which did not allow changing the alternative modifier key.
  • Bug “Reset regions” and the “Remove” buttons works again.
  • Bug Fixes a bug where you could not change the regions on non-primary monitors right after install.
  • Bug Hopefully catches an internal .NET exception that cannot be reproduced in the lab.
  • Bug Fixes a divide-by-zero bug that can occur if your configurations file is corrupt.
  • Bug Fixes crashing bug on computers that do not have a mailto:-handler