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Old 05 January 2017, 16:32   #1
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TinyLauncher - Is there really interest in newer versions?

Had a few e-mails with gibs the last days. He's still working on TinyLauncher on/off the last years. Could put something together with newer/better features like multi folder/different partitions scanning, screenshots+infos etc.

But he's also a bit sceptical if people still want to use it because there are other front-ends available. What do you think? Feel free to post your opinions.
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Old 06 January 2017, 00:06   #2
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I would love a new version with multi-folder/different partitions scanning.

IMO the addition of that feature would make tiny launcher perfect! The navigation is so fast and easy, I love it.
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Old 06 January 2017, 10:30   #3
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I never saw eye to eye with Gibs but he had some intresting projects, Flappy Bird, Donkey Dowfall, TinyLauncher, Double Dragon.
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Old 06 January 2017, 12:13   #4
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We're all searching for the perfect whdload launcher. If he could do it however long it takes it would be fantastic.
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Old 06 January 2017, 15:47   #5
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TinyLauncher fan here! I'd love a new version. I hope if it does expand to screenshots that there will be an option to turn that off. I like configurability :-)
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Old 07 January 2017, 23:51   #6
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We're all searching for the perfect whdload launcher. If he could do it however long it takes it would be fantastic.
+1

It is a good programme...
but without the ability to read the icons (ToolTypes)
it is severely hampered
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Old 08 January 2017, 01:34   #7
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I enjoy it much more than the other known alternative.

It has the potential to even become a workbench replacement for low end Amiga systems. I like that idea.

It would be good to see the author here again. We all have our discrepancies and quarrels, but it is 2017, time to move on, and come back.
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Old 08 January 2017, 09:46   #8
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As much as I applaud these launchers, they've always seemed limited in use or not appealing enough to see every time I power up the computer.

It would really beneficial in any of these programs would offer the users much more configurability in terms of what is shown, what actions are taken if a menu item xx is chosen and how the individual menus are formatted (title gfx, fonts styles and sizes, colors, rows etc) and let the community take it from there.
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Old 08 January 2017, 23:47   #9
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i like tinylauncher best of all launchers out there...it's small, it's fast and looks and sounds nice. the amount of games that can be put in a database should be increased if possible. in the last beta tinylauncher crashed while scanning my folders because i went beyond some limit. already stated that on youtube.

if there is a new version, i'd love to use it!!
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Old 03 February 2017, 12:03   #10
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Michael uploaded a new version on the animet. Still beta but it works fine for me.

http://aminet.net/util/misc/TinyLauncher.zip

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3.0 RC1 (02/02/2017) The Intrepid Scan Engine: Scan multiple subdirectories, multi-locations (can scan games splited in DH1:GamesPart1 and DH2:GamesPart2 if your partition is too small for example), Fast Sorting Algorithm, Classy Names.
Favorites : add your favorites slaves
FastInfo : On-Screen Display Live options changes
The Browser has been rewritten
FastNav has been rewritten
and less (about 80k)...
Intruction for Setup : [ Show youtube player ]
The News & Differences : [ Show youtube player ]
The Options : [ Show youtube player ]
The Favorites : [ Show youtube player ]
The Jump Function : [ Show youtube player ]
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Old 03 February 2017, 13:13   #11
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I'm using TinyLauncher - it is small, fast, and works stable to me (contrary to XBench). Glad to see it is still developed
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Old 04 February 2017, 20:49   #12
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On Monday/Tuesday he will post another video on Youtube. Not sure what exactly but probably something nice.
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Old 07 February 2017, 14:27   #13
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New video shows the screenshots feature.

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Old 07 February 2017, 17:27   #14
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Old 08 February 2017, 20:27   #15
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Nice new idea.
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Old 12 February 2017, 11:01   #16
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More launchers = more choice = more configurations = more system customization
all that =
A VERY GOOD THING!
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