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Version 2.2.1

14th September 2007

A Better Finder Launcher fixes a minor preferences bug.

Version 2.2

2nd July 2007

A Better Finder Launcher becomes freeware with this version.

This acknowledges the fact that it is a niche product for people who prefer a small minimalist launcher with limited but tightly focused feature set over more generic but less focused solutions, such as QuickSilver or Mac OS X's bulit-in Spotlight feature.

Existing users will be pleased to hear that development of the product will continue at much the same pace.

As of today, A Better Finder Launcher will no longer be bundled in the A Better Finder tool series download, but will become a separate (optional) download available from these pages.

A more detailed article is available on our blog.

Version 2.2 adds the ability to run the program in two separate user interface modes:

  • as a "normal" application with menu bar and dock icon
  • as a "hot key"-only application without menu bar or dock icon

The new version also improves responsiveness (always an important goal!) and fixes a number of minor bugs.

Version 2.1.1

30th September 2006

The new version updates the optional program components: the systems preferences pane, hot key and contextual menu plugin.

Version 2.1

20th September 2006

The new version improves internationalized application name handling and fixes a focus problem.

Version 2.0.1

14th April 2006

The new version is a recommended update for 2.0 users.

It fixes an installation problem with the hot key component.

Version 2.0

5th April 2006

Version 2.0 is a free upgrade to all owners of version 1.x.

The new version features:

  • new minimalist interface
  • adaptive ranking
  • stand-alone application
  • drag & drop installation