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[2009-12-04] SetVolume 0.8.0 - finger friendly volume changer | smartphone support

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By MarcLandis, Senior Member on 28th May 2008, 02:46 PM
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This tool is a finger friendly volume changer.

Since version 0.8.0 it has support for smartphones. Thanks to angus1357 for testing.

You need to start the tool manually or add a shortcut in the startup folder.

  • open using volume hardware buttons if running in background
  • open using volume icon in taskbar
  • to change volume use the + / - buttons or swipe with your finger
  • use scroll wheel to change volume
  • switch between phone and ringer volume
  • in call volume
  • skinning support
  • transparent background
  • customizable settings - see settings.ini
  • (W)VGA / (W)QVGA support
  • commandline parameters -hide / -inc / -dec / -close

Smartphone features:
  • Action / Return key to toggle between System and Ringer Volume
  • * key to toggle vibration
  • # key to toggle mute
  • Back key to exit the tool

  • better hooking of keys and volume icon

Installations using AppToDate since version 0.4b2:

0.8.0 (no touch)
  • added support for smartphones
0.7.1 (do you here me now?)
  • hopefully fixed in call volume
0.7.0 (call me)
  • added in call volume support
0.6.1 (resolution awareness sucks)
  • fixed bug that causes skins not to be loaded on (W)VGA devices
0.6.0 (all in one)
  • single installation for all resolutions
  • skins are now pre-installed and unneeded ones can be deleted at the end of the installation
  • config tool is now included
  • settings aren't overwritten anymore when installing over an old version
  • added -close commandline parameter
0.5.1 (see through me)
  • added support for transparent/opaque background images (skin available as separate download)
  • fixed bug where increase/decrease buttons will hide the app
0.5.0 (click me)
  • added support to hook the volume icon in the taskbar - some small issues left
0.4.3 (reg bug)
  • fixed bug with not setting a needed registry value
0.4.2 (more damn bugs)
  • fixed bug with default skin (download both, app and skin pack)
0.4.1 (damn bugs)
  • bug fixes
  • updated default and touch skin
0.4 (skin me) final
  • added vibration when switching to vibrate
  • fixed small bug in qvga skin
beta 3 - skins created for beta 1 or 2 will not work anymore! - once I have some time I will fix the default and touch skin
  • added commandline parameters -hide / -inc / -dec
  • added new default skins -> Diamond
  • some bug fixes
beta 2
  • added AppToDate support
  • fixed memory leak - thanks to A_C for helping me
beta 1
  • added basic skinning support
  • added some customizable settings - see settings.ini
  • fixed OK button bug
  • various other bugfixes
0.3 (hooray my phone has volume buttons)
  • added sound notification when changing volume
  • added possibility to change ringer volume
  • added hooking of volume keys
  • various bugfixes
0.2 (speedy)
  • rewritten using C++
  • initial Release in C#
Thanks to alexun for the graphics, Ken to modify them to my needs and JR, Rene & L3v5y for testing.
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28th May 2008, 02:48 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by MarcLandis

Thanks to alexun for the graphics, Ken to modify them to my needs and JR & Rene for testing.

Only for modifying? I tested as well. No coffee anymore for you today!
28th May 2008, 03:00 PM |#3  
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looks nice, I'll test that asap, thanks
28th May 2008, 03:06 PM |#4  
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where is the vibrate option?
28th May 2008, 03:06 PM |#5  
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Marc is going to release a new cab in a few minutes...
28th May 2008, 03:14 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by aih1977

where is the vibrate option?

I am working on this but it is a bit tricky.
28th May 2008, 03:18 PM |#7  
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Nice, i think i really gonna like this one. Though it does not work correctly when i slide my TyTNII open. I also cannot find it back at my program files via the start menu.

The first run it said mute, but my phone was not muted...
28th May 2008, 03:28 PM |#8  
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great app so far!!
what do you think of the possibility to change the backlight? Maybe on a second page which looks the same as the volume!! switching with sliding left or right?
28th May 2008, 03:30 PM |#9  
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Maaate, it's brilliant! Works great on my Elf
Credit to alexun too for the graphics!

Transparent background might be an idea?
28th May 2008, 03:49 PM |#10  
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Very cool idea,
Trasparency would be fantastic, as well as being able to map it to my volume button, so instead of opening windows volume slider it opened this.
28th May 2008, 03:59 PM |#11  
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I agree, supporting backlight and volume button's mapping would be great
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