Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

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Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#1 Post by billon » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:37 pm

Viewlens
Viewlens is a screen magnifier application software for Windows OS from XP to 10. It builded for 32-bit and 64-bit systems. It has many options for effecting magnifing like mirroring and color filtering. The position and size of magnifier window can be changed easyly with mouse moving.
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Pixelscope
Pixelscope is a screen magnifier application software for Windows operating systems. It is a x86 32-bit and 64-bit native code application software that run on Microsoft Windows 2000/XP or later operating systems. It have many options for shape, color and size of magnifier window, zoom level, color effect of magnification also It can run in fullscreen mode.
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Both programs are stealth and saves mo settings

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Re: Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#2 Post by webfork » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:42 am

Great add, thanks billon.

Just this week I was looking for a quick way to view files as grayscale to help more easily communicate that people using light-colored fonts is just going to make them illegible if it ever gets printed out. Just as developers often forget not everyone has a monitor the size of a billboard, designers forget that some people still print things out or look at them on a grayscale e-reader. The best way I found was with either ShareX's "Add Image Effects" but you can also easily do this in LibreOffice Draw's View - Color/Grayscale function. Despite this, Viewlens' hovering window is easily the best way to clearly demonstrate that. Unfortunately the grayscale option wasn't available on my system:

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Pixelscope is very similar to Viewlens, but with a border. I plan to use it to help create emphasis and get people to focus on one section of an interface. You can do this a lot of ways, including reducing the area you don't care about by slight blurring/grayscale etc. but I like zooming out one section and zooming in another, similar to the image below:

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This image was generated using using ShareX via pasting an element of the existing screencap, expanded it, and then reduced the overall size. Then of course you draw a red box and an arrow to connect the different parts. However, I can never get it to scale quite right, which is where Pixelscope comes in.

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Wishlist:
* For Viewlens - the ability to disable the zoom function. With the "inside" view option, I kept trying to scroll up on something and the window would zoom in.
* Grayscale option

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Softpedia mirrors: https://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-E ... oupe.shtml and https://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-E ... lens.shtml

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Re: Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#3 Post by billon » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:30 am

webfork wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:42 am
Unfortunately the grayscale option wasn't available on my system
Maybe Grayscale only available when Aero is enabled?

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#4 Post by webfork » Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:30 pm

billon wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:30 am
Maybe Grayscale only available when Aero is enabled?
Yes, I think you're correct -- I unfortunately have an odd video card that isn't playing nice with Aero, so it does appear to be due to that being disabled.

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#5 Post by webfork » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:48 pm

Update here: I tested Pixelscope at some length on a Win10 system recently and it's just outstanding and far beyond other tools in it's space. I'll definitely add it to the database in the near future.

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Re: Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#6 Post by webfork » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:36 pm

webfork wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:48 pm
Update here: I tested Pixelscope at some length on a Win10 system recently and it's just outstanding and far beyond other tools in it's space. I'll definitely add it to the database in the near future.
All set -- program added. Please vote: https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2984

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Re: Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#7 Post by billon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:30 am

Updated Viewlens to version 2 and Pixelscope to version 6, and NO LONGER STEALTH, settings in the registry

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HKCU\Software\Mazdapardazesh\Viewlens

HKCU\Software\Mazdapardazesh\Pixelscope
But previous version still available

Damn :evil:

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Re: Two magnifiers from Mazdapardazesh

#8 Post by webfork » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:02 am

billon wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:30 am
Updated Viewlens to version 2 and Pixelscope to version 6, and NO LONGER STEALTH, settings in the registry
That's frustrating. Were there beneficial updates? I can't find a changelog.

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