Version 1.05 for Windows - January 2011
Renders two times
faster than previous versions. The Image Surface effect
is even four times faster.
Texture Pack with 1100 additional textures can now
be downloaded by registered customers. 1000 of these
textures were previously only available on CD. 100 new
and unreleased textures are also included in the Texture
1 new preset file
styles supported. If
visual styles are active, the sliders are not colorized
- The HyperTyle
window is now only movable by clicking and dragging
the titlebar-like area at the top. This avoids that
imprecise clicks on controls accidentally move the
- Double clicking
a slider label sets the slider to its default value
control are now invisible instead of grayed out.
- The Main Effect
combo box was moved above the seperation line
- The Use Transparency
check box was moved to the bottom of the Main tab
sheet. It is not enabled anymore if there is not
alpha channel present.
- "No ..."
combo box items were renamed to "Off"
Range combo box was renamed to "Tonal Range". The
"All" item was renamed to "Full".
Grain slider was renamed to "Phase".
Fix: The Fade slider does not vanish anymore when
switching between main effects
avoids write permission conflicts .ini and preset files
are now saved in this folder:
c:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application
c:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\ThePluginSite\HyperTyle\ Please move
your self-saved presets to the Presets sub folder of
the mentioned folder in order to access them faster.
precise rendering time measurement
Installer supports several new compatible applications
and displays less options during installtion
- All files are now
installed in the "The Plugin Site" sub folder of
the Program Files folder by default. Additionally
"The Plugin Site" sub menu of the Start
menu is now used for installation items.
for silent installation: If you run the installer
with the /silent or /verysilent command line parameter,
the installation will run automatically and require
no click. Plugin Installer will then automatically
install the plugin in every supported application
that it can find.
The demo version
includes all 129 textures of the full version now.
demo version renders less opaque watermarks faster to
Version 1.04 for Windows - February 2009
- The crashes and
program error messages under 64bit Vista were fixed.
- In Version
1.03 some presets displayed an memory error message.
This was fixed.
- New multilingual
installer that supports 38 languages
- Plugin Installer
is now also available in German and it support many
more applications as well as several localized versions
Version 1.03 for Windows - December 2007
- Windows Vista Compatibility: HyperTyle does not crash anymore
under Windows Vista with 2 GB or more RAM available.
- DEP Compatibility: If
Data Execution Protection (DEP) is activated in the Windows
Control Panel, HyperTyle still works.
- HyperTyle now supports the Photoshop memory management, which
avoids memory problems with large images in Photoshop.
- Improved compatibility
with some applications, e.g. color dialogs now work
in GIMP and PhotoBrush and preview scrolling now works
in SignLab and Image Analyzer.
- At the end
of the installation the Plugin Installer tool
now lets you copy the HyperTyle plugin conveniently
to your image application's plugin folder.
- Preview zooms
smaller than 100% now correctly display the final result.
The Cut Off, Offset X and Offset Y sliders on the Texture
tab sheet do not show a different effect for different
preview zoom anymore.
- The "Stretch To Image" check
box now works again.
- The filter settings
(the HyperTyle.ini and MainEffects.ini files) are
now saved in the user's application data folder in
case the folder of the HyperTyle plugin is not accessible.
This avoids problems if you are not logged in as an
administrator. The .ini files are only saved on exit
and not for every preview update.
- HyperTyle looks for a missing
texture in more folders, so there is a bigger chance that
it will be found. There are also no repeated messages
about missing textures anymore.
- 15 new preset files
cross is better visible.
The Show Grid
check box displays a dotted grid that is not influenced
by the blend mode. Shift clicking the check box
to choose a gird color does not work anymore.
Fix: The texture thumbnail on the Texture
tab sheet does not vanish anymore.
Exiting the plugin with the ESC key does not cause
a messed up dialog anymore when running the plugin
- The HyperTyle version number
is now displayed on the menu in the host application.
- The Reset button now also
resets the Equalize check box.
- The labels of
check boxes can now be clicked to activate or deactivate
the check box.
- The edit boxes
of sliders have a new look.
- The texture path on the Texture
tab sheet is now displayed fully.
- The manual was updated.
Demo version :
- The demo version
can now be applied to the image. It displays a watermark
on the rendered image. All textures and presets of the
full version are now included.
- There is a Freeware main
effect in the demo version, which does not apply a
Version 1.02 for Windows - March 2003
under Windows XP was fixed
aren't displayed mixed up anymore after exiting HyperTyle
cursor for placing a preview cross. The busy cursor
is displayed during the preview calculation.
the preview cross by right clicking on the preview,
the cross is now placed when you release the right mouse
button. This should give you a better control over the
- If the image was smaller
than the texture, the zoom slider didn't work correctly
in a certain range. This was fixed.
Version 1.01 for Windows - October 2002
for various new image formats: JPG, PSD, PNG,
PCX, PCD, TGA, TIF, WMF, EMF, AMF and WBMP
images are automatically converted
to 24bit, only JPG 8-bit, PNG Gray,
PSD Grayscale and WBMP files are
opened as 8-bit grayscaled images.
BMP Support: for 2 colors, 16 colors and 256 colors.
Files: for images with 8-bit per channel
all types except LAB and Multichannel
are supported, for images with 16-bit
per channel only RGB and Grayscaled
ones are accepted.
are automatically opened at a resolution of 384
x 256 pixel.
and AMF files are automatically opened a white background.
If there's no size information they are opened at
a size of 256 x 256 pixels.
and GIF files aren't supported, because of the required
textures are now supplied as JPG files which decreases download time dramatically.
main effect has its own control values
now. That means that the values of
the Main Effects controls are saved when
another main effect is chosen and restored
when the same main effect is chosen again.
This avoids adjusting sliders when switching
between main effects.
clicking on the preview lets you
place the center of the edge anywhere
on the image. Holding the Ctl
key and right clicking on the
preview places the center in the
middle of the image.
- Radial" main effect:
clicking on the preview lets move the center
of the effect. Holding the Ctl key and right
clicking on the preview places the center
in the middle of the image.
range of the Angular and Radial sliders of
the has been extended. This offers more effect
check box on the Texture tab sheet for applying
a histogram equalization.
clicking the "Show Grid" now displays the color
dialog for selecting a gird color
zoom buttons have been replaced with graphical ones
a texture can't be found or opened, e.g.
because it was deleted, the previous texture
is kept or the default texture is opened
simultaneous usage of the Saturation
and Noise slider caused a blank white
Texture Map combo box is (de)activated
drawing bug fixed
Texture" main effect:
preview display of the Quad Mirror
effects was fixed.
Saturation and Hue sliders