ZipGenius update history @SnapFiles
This page shows you how often ZipGenius has been updated with us over the past few months.
We also try to include additional information for each update (new features, changes etc.), however this information may not always be available.
Nov 09, 2011 v126.96.36.19910
Sep 28, 2011 v188.8.131.5200
- CryptoZip updated to v2.3 (a ZGTool for older CZIp archive conversion will be released later in october)
Menu items were re-arranged for a more rational location
Compression dialog redesigned and made resizable
Extraction dialog redesigned and made resizable
Extraction dialog: `By Folder`option disabled if no subfolder is in archive
Extraction dialog: fixed disk space calculator
SFX: fixed Autorun (A1 from command line) option
Apr 07, 2011 v184.108.40.20600
Feb 18, 2011 v220.127.116.1150
Feb 14, 2011 v18.104.22.16845
- Fixed setup script
Fixed crash in zg.exe module while using the context menu when logged in as a limited user (e.g.: without administrative privileges).
Fixed crashes in 64-bit context menu dll that lead to Windows Explorer crashes or other unexpected behaviors
Fixed text strings missing from context menu (we hope so: we are on this issue from 10 months now)
Dec 14, 2010 v22.214.171.12417
Nov 16, 2010 v126.96.36.19913
Sep 07, 2010 v188.8.131.5212
Sep 04, 2010 v184.108.40.20610
Many cosmethic fixes
64bit shell extensions now are included within the setup
Jun 03, 2010 v220.127.116.1190
- Fixed the `IniPath` issue in multiuser Windows environments and the `Unable to write to ... zipgenius.ini` error.
Minor bugs fixed
May 09, 2010 v18.104.22.16880
Mar 22, 2010 v22.214.171.1242
- Several bugfixes to command line module
Fixed `single instance manager` (it was allowed to open an archive multiple times)
Fixed .ini file path handling
Fixed MultiOpen actions (not visible)
Mar 21, 2010 v126.96.36.1990
Mar 16, 2010 v188.8.131.521
- Stats not updating upon file/folder deletion
`Invalid typecast` error message under given circumstances
Removed SmartExtract feature
Removed ActiveSync interaction
Context menu not using current language
Context Menu not decompressing RAR archives
Bad icons drawing in Context Menu `Contents` feature
New Application Icon for zipgenius.exe and zg.exe (more resolutions for Windows Vista / 7)
Fixed not translated items
Fixed ZG Signature handling not working
Fixed CZIP conversion from context menu
Jan 23, 2010 v184.108.40.2060
Revamped Outlook Express backup, made compatible with Windows Live Mail.
New Windows Live Contacts backup.
New tabbed environment with close button on each tab and filter for files in list.
New application single instance manager: just a copy of ZipGenius is allowed to run.
All backup features were scanned for errors.
Added `status` icons to file entry: if a file is password protected, you will see an exclamation mark beside its default icon.
Dec 10, 2009 v220.127.116.115
- MRU files list security features are working again;
no more strange `ZipGenius 5.6` message boxes when entering a wrong passphrase for CZIP archives;
no more flipped pictures in `Picture Preview` mode;
setup has been modified in order to let the user choose whether to run ZipGenius at the end;
Dec 05, 2009 v18.104.22.1680
- Fixed bugs in zg command line module
ZipForge engine upgraded to v5.03
Dec 04, 2009 v22.214.171.1240
Nov 27, 2009 v126.96.36.1998
- ZipForge upgraded to v.5.02.
Fixed error message while extracting files
MRU List redone.
Zip spanning naming convention reverted back to filename.zip, filename.z01, filename.zXX
Nov 23, 2009 v188.8.131.523
- Just small bugfixes to 184.108.40.2060
Nov 21, 2009 v220.127.116.110
- Many `access violation` errors have been fixed.
Windows 7 compatibility increased (but still not 100% complete - we are working on it).
New default toolbar skin when ZipGenius runs under Windows 7.
New default sidebar/home skin when running under Windows 7.
New default theme under Windows 7.
Sightly redone the zgres.dll that contains the icons for the file types associated to ZipGenius (we removed the non-32bit formats...).
New `search for update` feature: 5 minutes after launching ZipGenius, it will go on the Internet to search for a newer build. If available, a desktop alert will inform you. You can still manually search for updates, too.
New language packs management panel: only compatible language packs are shown, so you can t download an older language for your newer ZipGenius. Maybe you want to contribute with a translation? Go to http://www.zipgenius.com and check it out...
Better check for missing settings in the Windows registry: if a setting is not available under HKEY_CURRENT_USER, then ZipGenius will lookup in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE the default setting.
Better check for registry settings when running in `portable mode` (e.g. from a USB pendrive).
Better routine to load the toolbar skin.
Better file types association procedure (ready for Windows Vista and 7).
Better Windows 7 operating system detection.
ZipGenius now doesn t need to run in compatibility mode under Windows 7 at all.
Setup program installs new links to WinInizio website and forum, PayPal donation page and Online Help.
Setup now correctly set the `IsExpert` registry value to make ZipGenius running in expert mode from the beginning.
Minor bugfixes under the hood.
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