Eagle Mode is an advanced solution for a zoomable user interface. It has a professional file manager, file viewers and players for most of the common file types, a chess game, a 3D mines game, a multi-function clock and some fractal fun, all integrated in a virtual cosmos.
|Tags||Desktop Environment File Managers Games/Entertainment multimedia Sound/Audio Players Video Display Graphics Viewers Archiving Software Development User Interfaces Zoomable User Interfaces Puzzle Games chess Fractals Application Frameworks C++ Toolkit API|
|Operating Systems||Linux FreeBSD OpenSolaris Windows|
Release Notes: Keyboard inquiry with some X input methods has been fixed. Occasional delays of starting to play audio and video files have been fixed. emLKC has been adjusted to kernel 3.1.1 and higher. The user configuration directory has been made configurable with the environment variable EM_USER_CONFIG_DIR. Minor fixes have been applied.
Release Notes: A new plugin for viewing PDF documents was added. It is based on the poppler-glib library.
Release Notes: The emNetwalk plugin has an option for marking pieces automatically when they are rotated. The audio and video player now saves the play position. On most 32-bit systems, support for large files has been added. On Windows, a crash has been fixed as well as the failing of file manager commands by extended file name characters. On OpenSolaris, a failure of the select function has been worked around. Minor fixes were applied.
Release Notes: The text file viewer got support for showing UTF-16 files. The core graphics functions do not reduce the color space any longer. The colors of control panels and dialogs were revised. The file manager got a theme interface and some themes for directory entry panels, and it also got an autosave function for the view settings. The window now shows a wait cursor when the main thread is blocked. Minor fixes and improvements were applied.
Release Notes: The emNetwalk plugin game got a better graphics design, and it was extended by a Dig Mode option. If that is enabled, pieces are dug in and cannot be rotated until they are reached by a server connection.