Release notes

Febooti FileTweak changelog. Latest version is available for download. Previous versions are available upon request.

Version 3.0 (release date: July 18, 2011).

Improved:

  • Installer is now digitally signed with Authenticode which allows validation of the code integrity upon installation of the software.
Version 3.0 (release date: November 11, 2009).

New:

  • Now supports long file path up to 32,767 characters.
  • Full Unicode support in file and folder names.

Changed:

  • Now requires Microsoft Windows 2000 or higher.
  • Removed tutorial.exe file from installation package.
  • Multiple minor changes.

Improved:

  • During file date, jpg date and attribute change Apply button becomes active.
  • Interface font replaced with more modern one for better appearance.
  • View module now displays 256 kilobytes of file contents instead of former 30 kilobytes.
  • Multiple minor improvements.

Fixed:

  • If path (including file name) was longer than 260 characters, use of include directory feature led to program freeze.
Version 2.5 (release date: September 21, 2009).

Changed:

  • Installer includes both x86 and x64 versions in a single (.exe or .zip) setup file. Separate 32 and 64-bit versions still available as .msi installers.

Improved:

  • Graphical user interface improved.
  • Added High DPI support for Windows Vista and Windows 7 making the software DPI-aware.
  • Product-wide icon update to take advantage of Windows 7 graphical user interface capacities.
  • Internal libraries updated to newest versions.
  • Minor improvements.

Fixed:

  • Compressed attribute now works correctly with folders.
  • No false error messages are displayed when changing attributes of folders.
  • Error reporting on files that do not have appropriate permissions.
  • Minor resource leaking bug.
  • Minor fixes.
Version 2.2 (release date: April 01, 2007).

Improved:

  • Better e-update compatibility with Windows Vista.
  • Minor improvements.

Fixed:

  • Issue causing registration procedure failure on Windows Vista and Windows Vista 64-bit editions. Registration must be performed for each user account.
  • Minor fixes.
Version 2.1 (release date: March 04, 2007).

Improved:

  • JPG Exif metadata handler - more JPG / JPEG pictures supported.
  • Visual improvements in the View tab in folder content list mode.
  • If no date present in the JPG Exif metadata, date does not exist is shown instead of current system date / time which was confusing.
  • Minor improvements.

Fixed:

  • Bug when automatic update e-update does not pop up in most cases, even when new version was available.
  • Bug when two asterisks were shown instead of one in the JPG tab, if there was no corresponding Exif metadata field in selected file.
  • Some minor fixes.
Version 2.0 (release date: October 12, 2006).

New:

  • JPG Date module added. Allows changing image taken, modified and digitized date values in Exif metadata information of JPG or other format image files.
  • Encrypted and Compressed file attribute change now supported. Keep in mind that these 2 attributes are mutually exclusive and can not be enabled simultaneously.

Changed:

  • Apply button disabled for changes in FileTweak tabs. However, if Apply button is activated in Windows standard tab, changes made in FileTweak tabs are also saved when clicking Apply.
  • Minor cosmetic changes.

Improved:

  • View tab now displays file content using fixed width font.
  • Minor improvements.

Fixed:

  • Bug that caused system hang when FileTweak was used on hidden system folder "System volume information".
  • Illegal instruction error on MS Windows 98 machines when more than one folder was processed.
  • Installation program now supports MS Windows Vista.
  • Minor bugs fixed.
Version 1.3 (release date: March 16, 2004).

New:

  • Added module Febooti Live Update. It checks for newer versions automatically. Allows choice of download, update online, download and save update to disk, etc.

Changed:

  • Changed error handling algorithms - displays list of failed files / folders instead of retry, ignore.
  • fTweak logo changed.
  • Changed Internet shortcuts - better look and more choices.

Improved:

  • The installer is now improved with new start menu items and new better installing algorithm.

Fixed:

  • Install to path now can be with multiple folders.
  • Some help topics changed and improved.
  • When "include folders" selected, date is changing on selected root folder.
Version 1.2 (release date: March 19, 2003).
Initial public version of Febooti FileTweak.

New:

  • Work with multiple files and folders.
  • New feature - Include subfolders, now suitable for batch processing.
  • New feature - Don't apply to system file, make sure you can't accidentally change your system files.
  • New tab (module) - Attributes:
    • Change file / folder attributes.
    • Modify Read-only, Archive, Hidden, System, Temporary, Offline and Not indexed attributes.
    • Ability to count all file / folder attributes - Read-only, Archive, Hidden, System, Temporary, Offline, Not indexed, Encrypted, Compressed, Reparse point and Sparse attributes.
    • Include subfolders - can process many files and folders with one click.
  • New tab (module) - View:
    • Shows file or folder content as text, you can easy swap between files you have selected.
    • For folders (directories) you can view / print file list and copy it to clipboard.
  • New tab (module) - Description:
    • Shows file or folder description found in description or text files (descript.ion, read.me, readme.txt etc.).
    • You can easy swap between files you have selected.
  • New tab (module) - FileTweak. Ability to select which modules will be available.
  • New tab (module) - About. Copyright notice, version information, registration form.
  • Added Install and Uninstall.
  • Added full context sensitive help.

Changed:

  • Program name to FileTweak (unoffical names for versions 1.0 and 1.1 - File Date Changer).

Improved:

  • Compatibility with all versions of Microsoft Windows (95 / 98 /Me / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP).
  • Smaller program file sizes.
  • Improved program algorithms.
Version 1.1 (never released).

Improved:

  • Ability to change Last Modified date on file or folder.
  • Ability to change Last Accessed date on file or folder.
Version 1.0 (never released).
Initial public version of Febooti FileTweak.

Features:

  • Ability to change Creation date on file or folder.
  • Expands "property" tabs to display and allow to change file creation date.
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