6 December 2012

Directory Opus (Beta)

Directory Opus beta is now available for all Opus 10 users.

This is a preliminary, beta release. Translations may not be fully up-to-date and some English text may appear in non-English versions.

The following is a guide to the changes in the Directory Opus beta:

MTP changes

  • Fixed problems that were preventing MTP support from working under Windows XP.
  • Thumbnails are now forced to be synchronous (since MTP devices only support reading from one file at once), and file reading performance has been increased.
  • Also added a new Preferences / Miscellaneous / Advanced option (mtp_use_thumbnails) to enable/disable the use of the dedicated thumbnail stream (if provided by the device).
  • Fixed issues with drag & drop and copy/paste copies using the wrong filename for the copied files.
  • We now show the modified date for the creation date and vice versa if the device only provides one of these.

Miscellaneous new features

  • The Customize dialog now remembers which state the search field was set to on the Keys tab (either filtering by keys or by function).

Bug fixes

  • Fixed problem on Windows 8 where double-clicking an unregistered filetype would open the Sync center.
  • Rename was incorrectly disabled in the native My Computer display.
  • Fixed crash when closing a file display via the close button in its last tab (introduced in