I am happy to announce Winaero Tweaker 0.2.5. Although I am considering this release as a minor one, you might be interested in playing with the new options I implemented for Windows 10. It allows you to tweak some secret hidden options which do not exist in the Settings app or in other parts of the Windows 10 GUI.
I implemented the ability to turn on the dark theme for Settings and apps with just two checkboxes. Play with the options in Windows 10 Techincal Preview -> Dark Color Scheme and see if the result is usable for you. Personally, I like the darker appearance of Windows 10 more than the default (light) color scheme:
The first option is the "Special Color" feature. It allows you to define a custom color which can be added to Settings -> Personalization -> Colors page of the Settings app, specifically to the last color box. That color can be applied to the taskbar, Start menu and Notification Center. I wrote a detailed article about this feature recently. Read it here: Add a custom color for taskbar to Windows 10 Settings app. Now this is possible via the appropriate Winaero Tweaker option:
Note: this feature works correctly only when the current color is set to one of the predefined colors. If not, the Settings app will overwrite the Special Color with a non-standard value. So, if you want to use the Special Color feature, enable the option "Show color on taskbar, Start menu and Action Center" in the Settings -> Personalization -> Colors page and set one of the predefined colors as the current color, otherwise the trick won't work.
The second option is called Custom Accents and allows you to define 8 additional colors which will be displayed in Personalization -> Colors page in the Settings app. You can find more details about this feature in the article: Add custom colors to the Colors section of the Settings app in Windows 10. Here is how the UI for it looks in Winaero Tweaker:
That is all that I have added in Winaero Tweaker 0.2.5. If you find some bug, feel free to report it. I hope you find this release useful.
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