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OpenTerminal™ 1.0.1, 1.0.1.1

When things happen they happen fast. AppleWorld again caught up with Rixstep for the latest on this groundbreaking application.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Rixstep are pleased to announce the immediate release of OpenTerminal™ 1.0.1 and OpenTerminal™ 1.0.1.1, two successive updates to the application that's taken the world by storm.

The Interview

AppleWorld are again asking the questions.

AW: Wow! Two more updates? On the same day!
SP: It's evolving at a staggering rate.
RD: Really fast.

AW: So what do you recommend our readers do? Download both?
RD: Of course.
SP: They can run both and compare. But version 1.0.1.1 is way better.
RD: Way.

AW: Are the download URLs the same as before?
SP: No. The original download remains. We have two new URLs instead.
RD: Yeah. And the first one is immediately below.

AW: And the second one?
SP: Scroll.



AW: So what do we have to look forward to in these updates?
RD: Well version 1.0.1 keeps your current directory in secondary storage.

AW: Oh good! I was looking forward to that!
SP: Yes and 1.0.1 also adds an embedded sound.

AW: Embedded sound?
RD: Right. So you hear something when Terminal.app opens.
SP: Or changes directory.
RD: Or changes directory.

AW: And for version 1.0.1.1?
RD: We make it configurable.

AW: What do you make configurable?
SP: The sound. There are no more embedded sounds.
RD: Yeah. We default to something inside Apple Mail.
SP: Right. But the coolest one is inside Garage Band. It's called 'kids' or something.
RD: Yeah and it's in a directory called 'laugher'. Apple misspelled 'laughter'.
SP: Oh and before we forget: here's the second link.



AW: So what happens now?
SP: Well we're knackered. That's for sure.
RD: We never worked this hard.

AW: Any plans for the future?
RD: Yes. Opacity.

AW: Opacity?
SP: Right. Normally windows have an opacity only up to 100%.
RD: And at 0% they're so transparent they're invisible.

AW: And at 100% they're totally opaque.
RD: Right. But we discovered a way to get an opacity way beyond 100%.
SP: About 110%. We can't push it any further.

AW: I'm not sure I follow here. You get a window with 110% opacity?
RD: That's the idea. They seem to stand out more on your screen.
SP: They glisten.

AW: Glisten?
SP: They sparkle. The rendering is noticeably better.
RD: Gives a better resolution.

AW: And what are you going to do with this?
RD: It's something we're calling ClearWindow™. We have a lot of plans for it.

AW: And in OpenTerminal™ too?
SP: Definitely.
RD: Just as soon as we get some rest.
SP: We're knackered.


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