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Date Version Main features

2017-03-24 0.14.6292 Save-tab changes and other fixes and adjustments.

2017-03-15 0.14.6283 Improved compatibility for Windows 10 Home Edition.

2017-03-13 0.14.6281 Enabled cursor set override for non-legacy-window resize cursors. Preparatory changes for the Save-tab.

2017-03-09 0.14.6277 Fixed loss of the "Start in admin mode" setting from atypical program shut down.

2017-03-08 0.14.6276 Fixes and adjustments for cursor visibility settings.
2017-03-01 0.14.6269 Implemented "Use dot" feature for highlighter cursors.
2017-02-18 0.14.6258 Integrated 32 bit and 64 bit mouse pointer tagging functions for increased ease of use. Also maximized protection from scanner based defamation.
2017-02-15 0.14.6255 Improved tamper protection.

2017-02-03 0.14.6243 Added wobble size 0. Also marginally improved protection from scanner-based defamation.

2017-01-23 0.14.6232 Implemented new server protocol.

2016-12-29 0.14.6207 Backport for the legacy version. Backport releases will be silent (not listed) from this point on.

2016-12-27 0.14.6205 Fixed the installer incorrectly handling the license data on upgrade or uninstall. Fix is effective when this version is the base (upgrade from) version.

2016-12-21 0.13.6199 Improved subscription license UI to ease user transition from expired license to new license.

2016-12-20 0.13.6198 Backport for legacy version.

2016-12-17 0.13.6195 Further improved security for the installer package.

2016-12-15 0.13.6193 Improved security for the installer package.

2016-12-12 0.13.6190 Added hints for trial subscription license.

2016-11-29 0.12.6177 Fixed cursor flashing over store apps problem that was introduced by one of the previous releases.

2016-11-17 0.12.6165 Added 24 hour subscription slice. Other fixes.
2016-11-16 0.12.6164 Fixed user-custom and cursor-set cursors flashing when typing in notepad.exe or certain text boxes.
2016-11-14 0.12.6162 Optimization.
2016-11-13 0.12.6161 Fixed compatibility for Star Wars The Old Republic.
2016-11-09 0.12.6157 Fixed compatibility for console and similar style windows.
2016-11-08 0.12.6156 Removed the strength feature for lacking in utility. Other optimizations.
2016-11-06 0.12.6154 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-11-01 0.12.6149 Adjustments.
2016-10-30 0.12.6147 Legacy version backport.
2016-10-28 0.12.6145 Saving CursorNode.dat to registry when file access is not available.
2016-10-27 0.12.6144 Improvement when over non-interfaceable windows on the Desktop.
2016-10-25 0.12.6142 Adjustments.
2016-10-23 0.12.6140 Added trial subscription feature.
2016-10-21 0.12.6138 Fixed cursor reverting to Windows arrow over some parts of the settings panel on older Windows versions.
2016-10-20 0.12.6137 Improved installer packaging.
2016-10-18 0.12.6135 Improved compatibility for Realm Of The Mad God and other programs that handle the mouse pointer in a similar way, where pointer redraw is exclusively at boundaries and no redraw on attaining focus.
2016-10-11 0.12.6128 Adjustments.
2016-10-09 0.12.6126 Removed the need for the Windows arrow to appear during cursor visibility transition in Diablo 3, League of Legends, and other programs that handle the mouse pointer in a similar way.
2016-10-07 0.12.6124 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-10-05 0.12.6122 Discontinued support for Windows XP. Migrated to .Net 4.6 for improved start up speed.
2016-10-04 0.12.6121 Cursor set fixes.
2016-10-03 0.12.6120 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-30 0.12.6117 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-28 0.12.6115 Dot cursor.
2016-09-25 0.12.6112 Optimization for cursor set performance. Other fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-24 0.12.6111 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-23 0.12.6110 Fixes and refinements.
2016-09-22 0.12.6109 Cursor Set feature release.
2016-09-15 0.12.6102 Fixes, and final adjustments for Cursor Set implementation.
2016-09-12 0.12.6099 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-09 0.12.6096 Revamped IPC for improved reliability and for supporting Cursor Sets.
2016-09-06 0.12.6093 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-09-03 0.12.6090 Cursor Set changes.
2016-08-26 0.12.6082 Fixes and adjustments. Changed format of CursorNode.dat - forward compatibility by previous product versions is not available (relevant in a downgrade scenario).
2016-08-25 0.12.6081 Implemented cursor set list editor.
2016-08-23 0.12.6079 Commit for Cursor Set changes.
2016-08-20 0.12.6076 Fixed window flash on exit on Windows 7 which persisted from a previous fix.
2016-08-19 0.12.6075 Implemented Tag Table.
2016-08-17 0.12.6073 Tagging changes.
2016-08-15 0.12.6071 Commit for tagging changes. Withdrew the cursor capture feature. Other fixes and adjustments.
2016-08-09 0.12.6065 Special compatibility fix for AMD based system.
2016-08-08 0.12.6064 Special compatibility fix.
2016-07-28 0.12.6053 Fixed Trial dialogue appearing once after activation in the same session. Fixed non-working of the Admin mode checkbox on Windows 8, caused by differing content of the task scheduler XML export.
2016-07-25 0.12.6050 Implemented user level tracing for crash reporting. Other adjustments.
2016-07-23 0.12.6048 Fixed inability of the synthetic cursors to cross over to secondary monitors that are above or to the left of the primary monitor.
2016-07-23 0.11.6048 Fixed incorrect scaling of the settings panel, and non-working of the synthetic cursors in Windows 10 multi-monitor environment.
2016-07-19 0.11.6044 Subscription licensing feature release.
2016-07-15 0.11.6040 Commit for changes relating to subscription based licensing. Minor text fixes.
2016-07-07 0.11.6032 Preparation for addition of subscription based licensing.
2016-06-29 0.11.6024 Saving of the Color Dialog custom colors.
2016-06-27 0.11.6022 Improved the wobble function near screen edges.
2016-06-24 0.11.6019 Added "Toggle visibility by bumping screen location" option for the Visibility tab.
2016-06-21 0.11.6016 Improved ability of the synthetic cursors to rise above menus.
2016-06-19 0.11.6014 Increased the maximum supported dimension of user custom cursors to 288 x 288 pixels.
2016-06-15 0.11.6010 Internally restructured for improved responsiveness and reliability.
2016-06-07 0.11.6002 Fixed intermittent flashing of a window on cn exit. This issue appears to affect mainly Windows 7.
2016-06-06 0.11.6001 Fixed incorrect rendering of the User custom cursor list on Windows 7 after system boot.
2016-06-06 0.10.6001 Added copy and paste buttons for snap-to spots.
2016-06-05 0.10.6000 Fixed incorrect scaling of high aspect ratio cursors over non-interfaceable elements of Windows 8 and later.
2016-06-04 0.10.5999 Optimization - thread count reduction.
2016-06-03 0.10.5998 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-06-01 0.10.5996 Adjustments, and optimization - reduced thread count.
2016-05-29 0.10.5993 Fixed the start in admin mode option being reset because of starts in rapid succession.
2016-05-27 0.10.5991 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-05-26 0.10.5990 Fixed insufficient system priority assigned to start in admin mode that resulted in non-recovering slow performance and sluggishness at random moments.
2016-05-25 0.10.5989 Adjustments and refinements.
2016-05-23 0.10.5987 Fixed incomplete shut down in some situations, which interfered with subsequent runs.
2016-05-23 0.9.5987 Fixed active custom cursor intermittently resetting hotspot to 0,0 on start. Admin mode changes.
2016-05-21 0.9.5985 Added "Start in administrator mode" option.
2016-05-20 0.9.5984 User custom cursor fixes and refinements.
2016-05-18 0.9.5982 Refinements for cursor type and size transitioning.
2016-05-16 0.9.5980 Cursor preview refinements.
2016-05-15 0.9.5979 Refinements and adjustments.
2016-05-13 0.9.5977 Added support for monochrome .cur files. Implemented cursor capture hot key function.
2016-05-12 0.9.5976 User custom cursor fixes and adjustments.
2016-05-11 0.9.5975 Fixed non-working of custom animated cursor for 32 bit programs.
2016-05-10 0.9.5974 Enabled animation for animated user custom cursors.
2016-05-09 0.9.5973 Added support for use of .cur and .ani files as user custom cursors.
2016-05-09 0.8.5973 Added support for use of .ico files as user custom cursors.
2016-05-08 0.8.5972 Snap-to spots for user custom cursors.
2016-05-05 0.8.5969 Command line parameters: Minimize & Exit
2016-05-04 0.8.5968 Fixes and adjustments.
2016-05-04 0.7.5968 Fixed "synthetic cursor follows mouse pointer visibility" option.
2016-05-03 0.7.5967 Enabled synthetic mode for user custom cursors.
2016-05-01 0.7.5965 User Custom cursors feature release.
2016-05-01 0.6.5965 User Custom cursors - fixes and adjustments.
2016-04-30 0.6.5964 User Custom cursors - fixes and adjustments.
2016-04-29 0.6.5963 User Custom cursors - hotspot save.
2016-04-28 0.6.5962 User Custom cursors - hotspot marker.
2016-04-24 0.6.5958 User Custom cursors - drag and drop.
2016-04-22 0.6.5956 Commit for changes related to User Custom cursors.
2016-04-18 0.6.5952 Fixes and adjustments. Preparatory work for User Custom cursors.
2016-04-13 0.6.5947 Cursor image refinements.
2016-04-12 0.6.5946 Fixed cursor in synthetic mode not tracking non-mouse induced pointer movements.
2016-04-11 0.6.5945 Implemented synthetic cursor mode.
2016-04-02 0.6.5936 Low frequency mouse coordinate display in the Snap tab. Added hotkey sequences for setting the snap-to spot coordinates to the current position of the mouse pointer.
2016-04-01 0.6.5935 Refinements for synthetic cursors.
2016-03-26 0.6.5929 "Wedge" cursor. Fixed incomplete shutdown in some situations which leaves the main process running.
2016-03-21 0.6.5924 Fixed issue that occasionally caused some external processes to crash on Windows shut down.
2016-03-17 0.6.5920 Fixed deadlocking on program start when running on Windows XP.
2016-03-15 0.6.5918 Reinstated ability of the synthetic cursor to rise above the Windows 10 start menu.
2016-03-15 0.5.5918 Circle 2 cursor. Generally improved start up speed. More consistent size choices across different cursors.
2016-03-09 0.5.5912 Removed non-essential digital signing on sub-process executable to lower overhead and speed up program start.
2016-03-08 0.5.5911 Largely eliminated start up delays from authenticode processing by Windows. However, intermittent slow starts remain because of third-party certificates in the trust chain requiring revocation check at intervals. The delay is caused by blocked internet access to CRL's resulting in timeout of 5 seconds or longer.
2016-02-29 0.5.5903 Incorporated an experimental fix for slow program start due to Windows' retrieval of CRL and the resulting network timeout. Added a lower end size for the cross synthetic cursor.
2016-02-26 0.5.5900 Fixed cursor release from snap-to spots, enabling compatibility for World of Tanks.
2016-02-25 0.5.5899 Enabled mouse pointer click-through on synthetic cursors, sacrificing rendering performance on Windows 7 and earlier for improved usability on Windows 8 and later. Enabled auto save of Snap-to spots for synthetic cursors. Extra minute for trial intervals.
2016-02-18 0.5.5892 Interfacing refinements. Enabled interfacing of the windows 10 task bar (though not the start menu). Settings panel focus adjustaments. Added 160x160 cross cursors.
2016-02-16 0.5.5890 Added support for Windows cursor.
2016-02-08 0.5.5882 Fixed IPC crash in non-English locales. Added information box for admin mode.
2016-02-06 0.5.5880 Enabled interfacing of embedded child window belonging to a foreign process, allowing improved compatibility with more programs or in more situations.
2016-02-05 0.5.5879 Fixed Wobble Size losing its effect inside the Settings Panel for Windows 32 bit.
2016-02-04 0.5.5878 Fixed GDI memory leak from cursor creation, reducing runtime footprint. Improved hide cursor function to present the start up arrow when the focused program does not provide a pointer.
2016-02-01 0.5.5875 Stopped using the Cross Synthetic cursor for start up calibration. Improved start up auto-interfacing.
2016-01-28 0.5.5871 Fixed incomplete shutdown that caused subsequent run to fail to function.
2016-01-27 0.5.5870 Fixed non-showing of small cursors in some programs after resizing via the hotkey sequence. More sizes for the Flint Blade cursor.
2016-01-27 0.4.5870 Fixed installer to allow change of the install directory. Cursor size change via hotkey sequence.
2016-01-21 0.4.5864 Auto-interfacing of open windows on product start.
2016-01-19 0.4.5862 Improved interfacing reliability. Fixed installer crashing on Windows XP. The problem originated from bugged installer builder.
2016-01-19 0.3.5862 Improved usability of the synthetic cursors for Windows 8 and later. Digital signing of the executables.
2016-01-18 0.3.5861 Improved usability of the hotkey combo.
2016-01-15 0.3.5858 "Wobble Size" setting in the Hotkey tab. Enabled interfacing of non-administrator programs while running in administrator mode.
2016-01-06 0.3.5849 Usability improvement: auto-interfacing of the Windows desktop on product start.
2016-01-05 0.3.5848 Reinstated compatibility for 32 bit Windows. Replaced the IPC component that may have been a source of crashes.
2016-01-02 0.3.5845 Reinstated compatibility for Windows Vista and earlier. Internal restructuring for upcoming features.
2015-12-28 0.3.5840 Stopped interfacing Store Apps and Store-App-like programs such as the Windows 10 Calculator. Full compatibility with these apps is not currently possible.
2015-12-27 0.3.5839 Improved interfacing to increase reliability and responsiveness. The 2 second delay prior to interfacing a newly focused window has been eliminated.
2015-12-24 0.3.5836 Enabled interfacing of the Desktop window.
2015-12-22 0.3.5834 Improved interfacing allowing compatibility with more programs at Normal interfacing strength. Extra minutes for trial intervals.
2015-12-18 0.3.5830 Fixed font scaling in the Strength tab. Other text adjustments.
2015-12-17 0.3.5829 Fixed serious virtual memory handling bug introduced in version 0.2.5778 that would have rendered the program inoperative for Windows 7 and earlier.
2015-12-17 0.2.5829 Settings panel "Strength" and "Snap" tabs.
2015-12-11 0.2.5823 80 x 80 cursors. Text in pop-up messages can now be selected and copied, making it easier for non-English speaking users to paste the text into translators.
2015-12-04 0.2.5816 "X3" cursor.
2015-12-02 0.2.5814 Clickable alert on information for native cursors with dimensions greater than 64 pixels.
2015-12-01 0.2.5813 "Lantern" replaced "Diamond 2" cursor. Improved down scaling of large cursors to standard size over non-interface-able and not-yet-interfaced windows on Windows 8 and later.
2015-11-25 0.2.5807 Stopped stretching of small cursors to the system standard size on Windows 8 and later.
2015-11-23 0.2.5805 Internal bug fixes and adjustments.
2015-11-21 0.2.5803 Fixed selected color at opening of the color palette.
2015-11-20 0.2.5802 Configurable hotkey combo.
2015-11-15 0.2.5797 Improved error messages for the most common activation errors. "Cross 3" cursor.
2015-11-13 0.2.5795 Fixed preview for left-handed cursors.
2015-11-11 0.2.5793 Left-handed cursors.
2015-11-02 0.2.5784 Cursor dimension display. "Diamond 2" cursor.
2015-10-27 0.2.5778 Fixed virtual memory handling, increasing compatibility with more programs. Added configuration file.
2015-10-25 0.2.5776 "Crosshair 2" cursor.
2015-10-20 0.2.5771 Added compatibility for Windows installed in a GPT disk.
2015-10-12 0.2.5763 "X 2" cursor.
2015-10-10 0.2.5761 "Circle" cursor.
2015-10-09 0.2.5760 "Square" cursor. Extra minutes for trial intervals.
2015-10-09 0.1.5760 Improved installer error message regarding missing .NET framework.
2015-10-08 0.1.5759 "Diamond" cursor. Fixed registry handling.
2015-09-25 0.1.5746 "Crosshair" cursor. Eliminated drag resistance on sliders. Improved cursor toggle via hotkey combo.
2015-09-22 0.1.5743 Scaling of user interface to work with all DPI settings. "Cross 2" cursor.

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